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Amanda Lee is the pen name of American author Gayle Trent, who uses this pseudonym for cozy mystery novels. She writes the Embroidery Mysteries series. Amanda lives in Southwest Virginia with her husband and two children.

Amanda Lee made her debut with this pen name in 2010 with the novel The Quick and the Thread. Below is a list of Amanda Lee’s books in order of when they were originally released:

Publication Order of Embroidery Mysteries Books


The Quick and the Thread(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Stitch Me Deadly(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Thread Reckoning(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Long Stitch Good Night(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Thread on Arrival(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cross-Stitch Before Dying(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Thread End(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wicked Stitch(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Stitching Hour(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Better Off Thread(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

If You Like Amanda Lee Books, You’ll Love…

Amanda Lee Synopses: Stitch Me Deadly is book 2 in the Embroidery Mystery series by Amanda Lee. Marcy Singer owns and runs The Seven Year Stitch, an embroidery specialty shop located in the small town of Tallulah Falls, Oregon. Trouble strikes when an elderly woman brings an antique piece of embroidery into the shop – and promptly dies of unnatural causes. Now Marcy must stitch together clues to catch a crafty killer.

Thread Reckoning by Amanda Lee is book 3 in the Embroidery Mysteries series. Cupid’s arrow is making its way to Tallulah Falls, bringing lots of business to Marcy Singer’s embroidery specialty shop – including a bride who wants her mother’s dress embellished with jewels. But someone wants to squash all the romance – and in this case they’ll go as far as murder…


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