Keepsake Crimes (A Scrapbooking Mystery #1) (Mass Market)

By Laura Childs

Berkley, 9780425190746, 256pp.

Publication Date: May 6, 2003

List Price: 7.99*
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From the author of the popular Tea Shop Mysteries comes the first in a cozy crafting mystery series!

New Orleans scrapbooking shop owner Carmela Bertrand delights her customers with her stunning arrangements of their scrapbooks. But among her clients’ keepsakes she finds a tip of her own—about a murder...

Business is booming and life is cozy for Carmela at her scrapbooking shop, Memory Mine. But when one of the city’s elite dies during Mardi Gras, the police name Carmela’s estranged husband as their number one suspect. Although Carmela hasn’t forgotten how he scrapped their marriage, she doesn’t think he is cut out to be a killer. And if Shamus is being framed, Carmela might be the only one who can find the pattern and solve the case in time...

About the Author

Laura Childs is the New York Times bestselling author of the Cackleberry Club, Tea Shop, and Scrapbooking mysteries. In her past life, she was a Clio Award–winning advertising writer and CEO of her own marketing firm. She lives in Plymouth, Minnesota.

Praise For Keepsake Crimes (A Scrapbooking Mystery #1)

Praise for Laura Childs

“Just the right blend of cozy fun and clever plotting.”—Susan Wittig Albert

“Murder suits [Laura Childs] to a Tea.”—St. Paul Pioneer Press