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Award-winning author Laura Jensen Walker has written several fiction and non-fiction books (17 and counting). Her books all share one common thread: humor. A lover of mysteries since she read her first Trixie Belden in the fourth grade, Laura is thrilled to return to writing after a decade’s absence to write lighthearted “cozy” mystery novels. Her Bookish Baker Mystery series (MURDER MOST SWEET, August 2020) set in the small town of Lake Potawatomi, Wisconsin, features baker, writer, and breast-cancer survivor Teddie St. John and her irrepressible American Eskimo dog Gracie. Laura's Faith Chapel Mystery series (HOPE, FAITH, & A CORPSE, Jan. 2021) set in rural Northern California, features the movie-loving Episcopal priest Pastor Hope Taylor ...more

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Reconstructing Natalie

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Deadly Delights by Laura Jensen Walker
"I received a free e-copy from NetGAlley of this novel in exchange for my honest opinion.

I have not read a novel by Laura Jensen Walker before, but I will now. In Lake Potawatomi, Wisconsin a baking contest is underway. Our heroine Theodora, Teddie to" Read more of this review »
Hope, Faith, and a Corpse by Laura Jensen Walker
"Hope Taylor Episcopal priest is a wonderfully unique character. I was hooked on this book from page one.

Moving from the Bay area to a sleepy little town to be the first female priest in town take a lot of guts and a thick skin, but Hope has learned " Read more of this review »
Deadly Delights by Laura Jensen Walker
"As a baker myself I can smell the delicious delights as I read.


Witty, enjoyable read like a cozy mystery book should read. Characters who make you laugh, you find relatable and enjoy their story make it that much more enjoyable."
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“How do you explain to a nonreader that books aren't just things but treasured friends? Companions?”
Laura Jensen Walker, Daring Chloe
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“But now I saw the real problem with chasing after a man. It wasn't a matter of being unseemly or socially unacceptable or not playing the game right. It was just this: if I chase him, I'll never really know if he cares enough to chase me.”
Laura Jensen Walker, Dreaming in Technicolor

“Be in the World, Not of the World—Kind of like Lucky Charms cereal: there are lots of pretty marshmallows in with the cereal, but they’re not the same. So live with the cereal, but remember: you’re a pretty marshmallow.”
Laura Jensen Walker, Becca by the Book

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