A Fresh Fiction Fresh Pick (September 14, 2020)!

Murder Most Sweet by Laura Jensen Walker as featured in Woman's World Magazine

Featured as one of Woman's World Magazine's ‘Best New Books’ of the week!

(October 5, 2020 edition)

Murder Most Sweet

Everyone in Lake Potawatomi, Wisconsin, knows Teddie St. John. Tall, curly-haired Teddie is a superb baker, a bohemian bon vivant, and a mystery writer. She is walking her dog, Gracie, when her four-legged friend finds Teddie's missing silk scarf—tied tightly around the neck of the beautiful fiancée of a touring British author.

Before you can say "Wisconsin kringle," Teddie becomes a murder suspect. Everyone in town knows all too well that the distinctive scarf was hers. When a second murder shocks the community, Teddie stands accused of two murders. With the help of her friends, can Teddie clear her name and deliver a killer's just desserts?


“Fearlessly funny … and a plot as neatly twisted as an accent scarf.”

—Catriona McPherson, multi-award-winning and national bestselling author of SCOT AND SODA.


“Light and sassy … appealing characters and snappy dialogue.”

--Publisher’s Weekly


“A wryly amusing cozy debut lent credence by the author’s own experience as a cancer survivor.”

--Kirkus Reviews

Reconstructing Natalie

Natalie Moore is about to lose

what little cleavage she had.


She'll shave her head, leave her church, fall for a man in scrubs, learn to tap, and flash a roomful of women.

Natalie needs to know with or without her breasts she is more than the sum of her parts.

"Serious chick-lit? It can work, as seen in this faith-filled novel that revolves around breast cancer. Walker's humor leavens the panic and the illness's accompanying indignities, such as a painful mammogram ("Now I knew how it felt to be a hamburger patty on a George Foreman grill"). Those diagnosed with breast cancer, survivors and their women friends will find this an enjoyable and encouraging read."

–Publishers Weekly

Dreaming in Black and White

She's smart. She's savvy. She's...well, she's working on the thighs. And with God as her witness, she'll never let that man spoil her happy ending! ...Can Phoebe protect her hometown-and her heart-and prove It's a Wonderful Life? Or is her promising future truly Gone with the Wind?

Dreaming in Technicolor

Everyone's favorite film geek Phoebe Grant heads off to Merrie Old England-and changes her cinematic dreams from black and white to living color. . . what awaits Phoebe in the land of Mrs. Miniver and Notting Hill is nothing short of disaster . . . and nothing less than a miracle.

Hope, Faith & a Corpse

Hope Taylor arrives in Apple Springs to start her new life as the first female pastor of Faith Chapel Episcopal Church. The northern California town promises a fresh start for the 42-year-old widow and Bogie, her black Lab. But where is Father Christopher? The kindly old rector who hired Pastor Hope was supposed to meet her upon her arrival, but he's nowhere to be seen. Hope's faith springs eternal, so she explores the little white church hoping to find him. But when she enters the columbarium, she instead finds church elder Stanley King--his skull crushed by a fallen burial urn.

Hope had made Stanley's acquaintance before and had struggled to take a charitable view of his character. Stanley was as wicked as he was wealthy. His soul may have been holy, but his behavior was wholly rotten. The last time Hope had seen him, he had shouted drunkenly that she would preach at Faith Chapel over his dead body.

Hope now finds herself as the prime suspect in Stanley's murder. With Bogie's four-footed assistance, Hope is determined to find the real killer and clear her name...even if it will require a bit of divine intervention.

©2019 Laura Jensen Walker