Laura Alden is an American author of cozy mystery novels. She writes the Beth Kennedy series. She also writes as Laurie Cass. Having grown up in Michigan, Laura graduated from Eastern Michigan University in the 80’s with a Bachelor of Science degree in geology. She has lived in the Midwest for all of her life (except for one year in Connecticut). When she isn’t writing, Laura may be working at her day job, reading, singing in the church choir, or skiing.

Laura Alden made her debut as a novelist in 2010 with the novel Murder at the PTA. Below is a list of Laura Alden’s books in order of when they were first published:

Publication Order of Beth Kennedy Books

Murder at the PTA (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Foul Play at the PTA (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Plotting at the PTA (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Curse of the PTA (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Poison at the PTA (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Children's Books

Saying I'm Sorry (1982)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
When? (1983)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
I Read About God's Care (1983)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Learning About Unicorns (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Still More Knock-Knocks, Limericks, and Other Silly Sayings (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dinosaur Jokes (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Learning About Mummies (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Read Around Alphabet Town Books

Cat's Adventure in Alphabet Town (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Elfin's Adventure in Alphabet Town (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Squirrel's Adventure in Alphabet Town (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nightingale's Adventure in Alphabet Town (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Owl's Adventure in Alphabet Town (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Umpire's Adventure in Alphabet Town (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Penguin's Adventure In Alphabet Town (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Circle The Year With Holidays Books

Halloween Safety (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Thanksgiving (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Presidents' Day (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Something for Mother (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Father's Day (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Houdini (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ornithomimus (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Megalosaurus (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

If You Like Laura Alden Books, You’ll Love…

Laura Alden Synopses: Murder at the PTA is the first Beth Kennedy book by Laura Alden. After Tarver Elementary School’s not-too-popular principal is murdered, PTA secretary and mother of two Beth Kennedy puts aside bake sales and class trip fund-raisers to catch a killer. And when members of the PTA become suspects, she comes to realize that solving this murder will not be an easy assignment…

In Foul Play at the PTA by Laura Alden (book 2 of the series), PTA meetings at Tarver Elementary School can get tense. But after parent Sam Helmstetter is strangled in his car following a meeting, mom and PTA secretary Beth Kennedy and her best friend Marina fear that one amongst them may be a murderer…

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