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Crafts and Hobbies in Fiction


Crafts and Hobbies in Fiction
Bethany Branch, January 22, 2010 and Gere Branch, February 22, 2010
Sandy W. (Gere Branch Library)

Cooking Classes

Dying for Dinner
by Miranda Bliss

Part of the Cooking Class Mystery series.


Hooked on Murder
by Betty Hechtman

Part of the Crochet Mystery series.


A Crossworder’s Holiday
by Nero Blanc

Part of the Crossword Mystery series.

A Clue for the Puzzle Lady
by Parnell Hall

Part of the Puzzle Lady Mystery series.

Doll Restoring

Dolly Departed
by Deb Baker

Part of the Dolls to Die For series.

Figure Skating

Skate Crime
by Alina Adams

Part of the Figure Skating Mystery series.

Furniture Refinishing

Dipped, Stripped and Dead
by Elise Hyatt

Part of the Daring Finds series.


Family Skeletons
by Rett MacPherson

Part of the Torie O’Shea Mystery series.


Through a Glass, Deadly
by Sarah Atwell

Part of the Glassblowing Mystery series.

Home Renovation

Fatal Fixer-Upper
by Jennie Bentley

Part of the Do-It-Yourself Mystery series.


Casting Spells
by Barbara Bretton

Part of the Sugar Maple series.

While My Pretty One Knits
by Anne Canadeo

Part of the Black Sheep Knitting Mystery series.

The Shop on Blossom Street
by Debbie Macomber

Part of the Blossom Street series.

The Sweetgum Ladies Knit for Love
by Beth Pattillo

Part of the Sweetgum Ladies series.

Fleece Navidad
by Maggie Sefton

Part of the Knitting Mystery series.

The Sweethearts’ Knitting Club
by Lori Wilde

Lace Making

The Lace Makers of Glenmara
by Heather Barbieri

The Lace Reader
by Brunonia Barry


by Monica Ferris

Part of the Needlecraft Mystery series.

Solstice Wood
by Patricia McKillip


A Single Thread
by Marie Bostwick

Part of the Cobbled Court Quilt Shop series.

The Quilter’s Apprentice
by Jennifer Chiaverini

Part of the Elm Creek Quilts series.

Bachelor’s Puzzle
by Judith Pella

Part of the Patchwork Circle series.

Wedding Ring
by Emilie Richards

Part of the Shenandoah Album series.


Wicked Weaves
by Joyce and Jim Lavene

Part of the Renaissance Faire Mystery series.

Murder at the War
by Mary Monica Pulver

Part of the Peter Brichter Mystery series.

Rubber Stamping

Inked Up
by Terri Thayer

Part of the Stamping Sisters Mystery series.


Keepsake Crimes
by Laura Childs

Part of the Scrapbooking Mystery series.

A Page Out of Life
by Kathleen Reid

Part of the Scrapbooking Novel series.

Sewing Club

Sew Deadly
by Elizabeth Lynn Casey

Part of the Southern Sewing Circle Mystery series.

Supper Clubs

Carbs and Cadavers
by J.B. Stanley

Part of the Supper Club Mystery series.

Vintage Clothing

Larceny and Lace
by Annette Blair

Part of the Vintage Magic Mystery series.

Shattered Silk
by Barbara Michaels


Think of Me
by Jane McBride Choate