DIY Diva Cozy Mystery Series

Books in the DIY Diva Mystery Series



Crafty DIY Diva Laurel McMillan turns DIY detective when a murder happens in her "safe" guard-gated community. 






DIY Diva Laurel McMillan learns just how deadly a design can be when her student's husband is smothered with a prize-winning pillow.




Death by Proxy

With her wedding to handsome Center City Police detective Wes Wesson only days away, will Laurel be too distracted by wedding plans to unmask a killer?






The DIY Diva Mystery Series is published by Cozy Cat Press.

Six Cozy Mystery Series with a Sewing Theme




DIY Diva Mystery 

Crafty DIY Diva Laurel McMillan does it all, from making jewelry to designing dog accessories. There are sewing instructions in the back of each of these mysteries for projects mentioned in the stories. (A reversible dog scarf, a lacey neckroll pillow, and a birdcage veil are some of the projects.) Sewing comes into play in a big way in Death by Design when the husband of one of Laurel's design students is smothered with a pillow his wife made, and in Death by Proxy, Laurel makes her own wedding gown, proving what a valuable skill sewing can be.

A Material Witness Mystery

Former dress designer Polyester Monroe is looking to start over when her career as a fashion designer hits the skids, so when she inherits her family's fabric shop, she finds a new path. With two cats names Pins and Needles, respectively, what could go wrong? Since these books are cozy mysteries, we know that the answer is a lot. 


A Magical Dressmaking Mystery


When former New York fashion designer moves back to Texas and opens her own custom dressmaking boutique in the old house that she's inherited from her great-grandmother, but she gets more than she bargained for when she learns that her great-grandmother is still there - in spirit, that is - literally. She's a ghost who's not averse to some helping her descendant with some sleuthing when the need arises.
    
 A Deadly Notions Mystery


Retired teacher Daisy Buchanan takes on a new career when she and her husband move to a small town in Pennsylvania, where she opens Sometimes a Great Notion, a little shop that sells vintage sewing notions along with an eclectic mix of jewelry and antiques. Each book includes creative tips for vintage sewing notions.

Madison Night Mystery (6 Book Series) by  Diane Vallere 


With a vintage Doris Day fashion vibe, interior designer Madison Night stands out from the crowd, but look to The Pajama Frame, which is Book 5 in the series, to provide the sewing connection when she inherits a pajama factory, along with a mystery, when her eighty-something friend dies.


Southern Sewing Circle Mystery



When librarian Tori Sinclair moves to South Carolina, she joins a local sewing group, the Sweet Briar Ladies Society, and finds a whole new circle of friends, women she can count on to help when things go terribly wrong (as they so often do in cozy mysteries). A pattern and sewing tips are included in some of the books.