The Black Sheep Knitting Mysteries is a series of cozy mystery novels by American author Anne Canadeo (aka Katherine Spencer). The series is set in the Black Sheep Knitting Shop in Plum Harbor, Massachusetts and features the shop owner Maggie Messina as well as friends Lucy, Dana, Suzanne and Phoebe, who all gather together on […]


Katherine Spencer is the pen name of American author Anne Canadeo. Under her pseudonym of Katherine Spencer, she writes novels based on the work of the late painter-turned-author Thomas Kinkade, including the Cape Light and Angel Island series. Under her real name of Anne Canadeo, she writes the Black Sheep Knitting Mysteries series and has […]


The Angel Island series is a series of novels by Thomas Kinkade and Katherine Spencer based on the paintings of Kinkade.


Cape Light is a series of novels by Thomas Kinkade and Katherine Spencer. The series is inspired by the art of Kinkade’s paintings. The series is a look at the town of Cape Light and the people who live there.


Thomas Kinkade (1958-2012) was an American painter and author. He marketed himself as “Thomas Kinkade, Painter of Light.” It was estimated that 1-in-20 American homes owned a copy of one of his paintings. Aside from his work as a famous painter, he co-authored two series with Katherine Spencer – Cape Light and Angel Island.