The Scrapbooking Mysteries is a series of cozy mystery novels by American novelist Laura Childs. Edgier than Childs’ Tea Shop Mysteries, the series is set in New Orleans and follows Carmela. Carmela owns a scrapbooking shop in the French Quarter called the Memory Mine. She is constantly getting into trouble with her friend Ava, who is also a storeowner.

The Scrapbooking Mysteries books began with Keepsake Crimes in 2003. The series is currently ongoing. Below is a list of Laura Childs’ Scrapbooking Mysteries books in order of when they were first published (which is also their chronological order):

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Publication Order of Scrapbooking Mysteries Books

Keepsake Crimes(2003)Description / Buy at
Photo Finished(2004)Description / Buy at
Bound for Murder(2004)Description / Buy at
Motif for Murder(2006)Description / Buy at
Frill Kill(2007)Description / Buy at
Death Swatch(2008)Description / Buy at
Tragic Magic(2009)Description / Buy at
Fiber and Brimstone(2010)Description / Buy at
Skeleton Letters(2011)Description / Buy at
Postcards from the Dead(2012)Description / Buy at
Gilt Trip(2013)Description / Buy at
Gossamer Ghost(2014)Description / Buy at
Parchment and Old Lace(2015)Description / Buy at
Crepe Factor(2016)Description / Buy at
Glitter Bomb(2018)Description / Buy at
Mumbo Gumbo Murder(2019)Description / Buy at

Note: As of Crepe Factor, the series is co-authored by Terrie Farley Moran.

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