Laura Childs is an American author of cozy mystery novels (and thriller novels as Gerry Schmitt). She writes cozy mysteries that have the pace of a thriller. She is the author of the Tea Shop Mysteries, Scrapbooking Mysteries and the Cackleberry Club Mysteries. Before becoming a novelist, Laura worked as the CEO/Creative Director of her own marketing firm and wrote several screenplays. Laura enjoys travel, horseriding, non-profit fundraisers.

Laura became a published novelist in 2001 with the novel Death by Darjeeling. Below is a list of Laura Childs’ books in order of when they were first released:

Publication Order of Tea Shop Mysteries Books

Death by Darjeeling(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gunpowder Green(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shades of Earl Grey(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
English Breakfast Murder(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Jasmine Moon Murder(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Chamomile Mourning(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blood Orange Brewing(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dragonwell Dead(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Silver Needle Murder(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Oolong Dead(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Teaberry Strangler(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Scones & Bones(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Agony of the Leaves(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sweet Tea Revenge(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Steeped in Evil(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ming Tea Murder(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Devonshire Scream(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pekoe Most Poison(2017) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Plum Tea Crazy(2018) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Scrapbooking Mysteries Books

Keepsake Crimes(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Photo Finished(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bound for Murder(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Motif for Murder(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Frill Kill(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death Swatch(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tragic Magic(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fiber & Brimstone(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Skeleton Letters(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Postcards from the Dead(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gilt Trip(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gossamer Ghost(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Parchment and Old Lace(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Crepe Factor(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Cackleberry Club Mysteries Books

Eggs in Purgatory(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Eggs Benedict Arnold(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bedeviled Eggs(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Stake & Eggs(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Eggs in a Casket(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Scorched Eggs(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Egg Drop Dead(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Afton Tangler Books

Little Girl Gone(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadow Girl(2017) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

The Cozy Cookbook(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Low Carb in the Back Yard(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Slow & Low(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Low Carb High Fat No Hunger Diet & Recipe Book(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: The Afton Tangler series was written as Gerry Schmitt. Crepe Factor was written with Terrie Farley Moran.

The Cozy Cookbook also contains contributions by Avery Aames, Ellery Adams, Connie Archer, Leslie Budewitz, Cleo Coyle, Victoria Hamilton, B.B. Haywood, Julie Hyzy, Jenn McKinlay and Paige Shelton. Low Carb in the Back Yard, Slow & Low and Low Carb High Fat No Hunger Diet & Recipe Book were written with Veronica Childs.

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