Denise Swanson
Skye Denison, a school psychologist in Scumble River, Illinois:

Murder of a Small-Town Honey (2000)
Finalist 2000 Agatha Award for Best First Novel

Murder of a Sweet Old Lady (2001)
Finalist 2002 Mary Higgins Clark Award

Murder of Sleeping Beauty (2002)

Murder of a Snake in the Grass (2003)

Murder of a Barbie and Ken (2003)

Murder of a Pink Elephant (2004)

Murder of a Smart Cookie (2005)

Murder of a Real Bad Boy (2006)

Murder of a Botoxed Blonde (2007)

Murder of a Chocolate-Covered Cherry (2008)

Murder of a Royal Pain (2009)

Murder of a Wedding Belle (2010)

Murder of a Bookstore Babe (2011)

Murder of a Creped Suzette (2011)

Murder of the Cat’s Meow (2012)

Murder of a Stacked Librarian (2013)

Murder of a Needled Knitter (2014)

Murder of an Open Book (2015)

Murder of a Cranky Catnapper (2016)

Skye Denison-Boyd, and her husband, chief of police Wally Boyd, updated to 2017 Scumble River, Illinois, in the Welcome Back to Scumble River series:

Dead in the Water (2017)

Die Me a River (2018)

Come Homicide or High Water (2019)

Body Over Troubled Waters (2021)

Dev Sinclair, the new owner of an old-fashioned shop in a small town in Missouri, in the Devereaux Dime Store series:

Little Shop of Homicide (2012)

Nickeled and Dimed to Death (2013)

Dead Between the Lines (2014)

Dying For a Cupcake (2015)

Between a Book and a Hard Place (2016)

Lions and Tigers and Murder, Oh My (2017)

Dani (Danielle) Sloan, inheriting an old house and running a catering business, in the college town of Normalton, Illinois, in the Chef-To-Go mysteries:

Tart of Darkness (2018)

Leave No Scone Unturned (2019)

Winner Cake All (2020)


A Call to Charms (2019)


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