New to our catalog are selections from the series “Annie’s Mysteries Unraveled.” Readers are introduced to Kate Stevens, a rising star in the world of crochet design. She’s moved from Maine to Sage Hill, Texas, to pursue her career as an author. From the get-go, she encounters mysteries of all types, including the murder of her first publisher!
Each book takes you deeper into Kate’s world as she develops friendships and new romantic ties. The books progress seamlessly, even though written by different authors.
Annie's Mysteries Unraveled Series in Our Catalog
Kate Stevens and her good friend Vivi Lawrence are invited to Sage Hill's high society's Piéce de Résistance Gala, a costume ball capped by a big-ticket scavenger hunt and silent auction. The evening was fun and frivolous, but the next day the celebration is darkened when priceless jewelry turns up missing—and Vivi is at the center of the criminal investigation.
Kate Stevens' old friends Alice MacFarlane and Jim Parker from her hometown of Stony Point, Maine, show up, excited to share the news of their upcoming marriage, but things go very, very wrong when Alice's ex-husband John ends up dead and Jim becomes the focus of the police investigation.
"Kate Stevens has made a home away from home at Once Upon a Yarn, the Texas-based handcraft shop owned by her friend, Paige Bryant. But now Paige is missing, and it's up to Kate and her best friend Vivi Lawrence to discover who has taken their friend—and why." — from the dust jacket.
"Kate Stevens hasn't seen Cole Cutchins in years, but she sure didn't want to see him like this. Cole, a jazz trumpeter and leader of a band on tour, is caught at the end of an ever-tightening noose as the main suspect in the murder of a fellow musician." — from the dust jacket.
"Kate Stevens has begun work on a new lace crochet design book, and she has sought the help of Madeline Townsend, a wealthy widow who is virtually a recluse. Their love of crochet has forged an instant bond, but Kate quickly learns how tenuous Madeline's grasp on reality is." — from the dust jacket.
"Spring knocks on Kate Stevens's door with the promise of the renewal of life and hope. Kate's career as a crochet designer and author is on the upswing as she prepares for the publication of her second book, and the blooming azalea garden at the home of Rachel Anthony, a well-known widowed judge and close friend of Kate's agent, is the perfect photographic backdrop. The editors and photo crew have the run of Rachel's home in Sage Hills, Texas, during the photo shoot. Little do Rachel, Kate, and the rest of the crew realize that the pastoral setting is about to take a macabre twist of fate." — from the dust jacket.
"It's the best of times and the worst of times for Kate Stevens. Recently transplanted from the rocky shores of coastal Maine to the charming Western town of Sage Hills, Texas, Kate's career as a crochet designer and author is finally taking flight. She has signed with a new literary agency, and a major publisher is ready to ink a contract to publish a series of books featuring her designs. At the same time, a new mystery seems to have found its way literally to her back door." — from the dust jacket.
"Kate Stevens moved lock, stock, and barrel from Maine to charming Sage Hills, Texas, hoping to become a household name in the world of crochet design. Instead she finds herself thrown into a gruesome murder investigation—and she is the prime suspect." — from the dust jacket.