Laura asked me to do a Home Repair Theme. Since I don’t know a lot of authors from the Cozy Mystery Site who feature this them, I decided to include a few other themes to this entry.
Here is a list of the mystery authors from the Cozy Mystery Site who write Mysteries with a Home Repair Theme, an Interior Design Theme, and a Professional Organizer Theme:
Jennie Bentley: Do It Yourself Mystery Series… Avery Baker used to be a textile designer, but now is a home renovator/sleuth….
Juliet Blackwell: Sophie Tanner Historic Home Renovation Mystery Series… Sophie, after not becoming successful in her chosen career (anthropology), returns home to take over management of her dad’s construction company.
Dorothy Cannell: Ellie Haskell Mystery Series…Ellie is an interior decorator who sleuths with the help of a few others (Ben, Primrose, and Hyacinth).
Kate Carlisle: Fixer-Upper Mystery Series… Shannon Hammer is a home renovation and repair contractor in a seaside town in northern California.
Paula Carter (aka Paula Paul): Murder by Design Mystery Series… Hillary and Jane do a lot of interior decorating, while solving mysteries.
Christy Evans: Georgiana Neverall Mystery Series… Georgiana is an executive who moves back home and becomes an apprentice plumber.
Vickie Fee: Liv and Di in Dixie Mystery Series… Liv McCay is a party planner.
Mary Feliz: Maggie McDonald Mystery Series… Maggie is a professional organizer.
Sarah Graves: Home Repair Is Homicide Mystery Series… Jacobia Triptree is a financial advisor who starts the new career of sleuthing, along with home repairs.
Sally Gunning: Peter Bartholomew Mystery Series… Pete and Connie Bartholomew own a business that specializes in odd jobs.
Ellen Elizabeth Hunter: Magnolia Mystery Series… Ashley Wilkes is a preserver of historic houses.
Elise Hyatt: Daring Finds Mystery Series… Dicey Dare is the owner of a furniture refinishing business.
Diane Kelly writes the House-Flipper Mystery Series which stars Whitney Whitaker, a house flipper. Oh, and also, it stars Sawdust, her cat.
Mary Jane Maffini: Charlotte Adams Mystery Series… Charlotte is a professional organizer of other people’s messes, and solver of mysteries.
Peg Marberg: Interior Design Mystery Series… Jean Hastings and her daughter (Jean Jr.) own a company that specializes in interior design.
Sara Rosett: Mom Zone Mystery Series… Ellie Avery is a professional organizer who also happens to be an Air Force wife.
Karen Rose Smith: Caprice De Luca Mystery Series… Caprice was an interior decorator but has changed her profession to home stager.
Valerie Wolzien: Josie Pigeon Mystery Series… Josie is the owner of a construction company.
Also, here is a Cozy Mystery book that feature home repair in it:
Remodeled to Death by Valerie Wolzien
Please remember that I have only included the authors who are currently on the Cozy Mystery Site. Feel free to post a comment if you know of any other mystery authors from the site who write home repair themed mystery books, interior decorator themed mystery books, and/or professional organizer themed mystery books. Thanks!
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