Books

 

I love to read! I cannot imagine my life without a good book in hand. I read all kinds of books, although the last few years I have gravitated to Mystery Books. I will list some of my favorites on this page. Come back and visit as I will add new authors as I finish each book. Hope you will enjoy some of these selections. Many of the books listed are easy & fun reading only!

 

Favorite Mystery Books

  • Lydia Adamson- A Cat… series
  • Lillian Jackson Braun- The Cat Who…series
  • Kate Collins- Flower Shop Mysteries
  • Anne George- Southern Sister Series
  • Susan Wittig Albert- China Bayles Mysteries
  • Margaret Truman- Capital Crimes Novels
  • Jill Churchill- Jane Jeffry Mysteries
  • Carolyn Hart- Bookstore Mysteries
  • Joanne Fluke- Hannah Swensen MysteriesLeslie Meier- Lucy Stone Mysteries
  • JoAnna Carl- Chocoholic Mysteries
  • Linda O. Johnston- Pet Sitter Mysteries
  • Blaize Clement- Dixie Hemingway Pet Mysteries
  • Katherine Hall Page- The Body in… series
  • Sammi Carter- Candy Shop Mysteries
  • Leann Sweeney- Yellow Rose Mysteries
  • Leann Sweeney- Cat in Trouble Series
  • Miranda Bliss- Cooking Class Mysteries
  • Cynthia Baxter- Vet Mysteries
  • Barbara Allan- Antique Mysteries
  • Carolyn Haines- Mississippi Delta Mysteries
  • Catherine Coulter- FBI Mysteries
  • Cleo Coyle- Coffeehouse Mysteries
  • Ellen Byerrum- Crime of Fashion Mystery
  • Susan Conant- Cat Lovers Mystery
  • Susan Conant & Jessica Conant Park- Gourment Girl Mysteries
  • Carl Hiaasen
  • Nancy Fairbanks- Culinary Mysteries
  • Joan Hess- Claire Malloy Series
  • G.A. McKevett- Savannah Reid Mysteries
  • Sarah Graves- Home Repair Mysteries
  • JA Jance- Ali Reymolds Series
  • JA Jance- Joanna Brady Series
  • Tami Hoag
  • Stuart Woods
  • Alexander McCall Smith- #1 Ladies Detective Agency
  • Diane Mott Davidson- Catering Mystery Series
  • Robin Cook
  • John Grishman
  • Stephen King
  • Dixie Cash Novels
  • Mary Powell- Galveston Rose
  • Ben Rehder Mysteries
  • Gayle Trent- Food Murder Mysteries
  • Nancy Fairbanks- The Culinary Mystery Series
  • Barbara Allan- Antique Mysteries

Other Books/Authors I Have Enjoyed

  • James Harriot
  • Cleveland Amory
  • Rosmunde Pilcher- My all time favorite Romance Novels
  • Anita Shreve
  • Maeve Binchy
  • Kristan Higgins
  • Ursula Hegi
  • Fern Michaels
  • Nora Roberts
  • Billie Letts
  • Gillian Roberts
  • Elizabeth PetersMarcee Willett
  • Debbie Macomber
  • Ann Brashares- The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
  • Nicholas Sparks
  • JK Rowling- Harry Potter Series
  • Pamuk
  • Sue Monk Kidd
  • Luanne Rice
  • Lisa See
  • Jodi Picoult- My Sister’s Keeper
  • Sara Gruen- Water for Elephants
  • N. Sparks- Dear John
  • S.C. Gwynne- Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Fall and Rise of the Commanches
  • Kathleen Eagle- Mystic Horseman
  • Abraham Verghese- Cutting for Stone
  • Jim Webb- Born Fighting: How the Scots-Irish Shaped America
  • Kathryn Stockett- The Help
  • Jax Garren

Recently Read

  • Chocolate Snowman Murders- JoAnna Carl
  • Antiques Bizarre- Barbara Allan
  • Nightshade on Elm Street- Kate Collins Flower Shop Mystery
  • Crime Brul’ee- Culinary Mystery- Nancy Fairbanks
  • Truffled Feathers- Nancy Fairbanks
  • Smarty Bones- Carolyn Haines
  • The Corsican Caper- Peter Mayle
  • Deadly Howl- Linda O. Johnston
  • Feline Fatale- Linda O. Johnston
  • Chocolate Book Bandit- JoAnna Carl
  • Chocolate Quake- Nancy Fairbanks
  • Blackberry Pie Murder-Joanne Fluke
  • Murder Has a Sweet Tooth- Miranda Bliss
  • Raining Cat Sitters and Dogs- Blaize Clement
  • Yankee Doodle Dead- Carolyn Hart

Next Books I Will Read

  • Harvard Yard by William Martin
  • Dewey by Vicki Myron
  • Split Second (FBI Killer)- Catherine Coulter
  • South of Broad- Pat Conroy
  • Love Lies Bleeding- Susan Wittig Albert
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