Gerry Schmitt
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Pseudonym: Laura Childs
 

Gerry Schmitt is a former owner/CEO/Creative Director of a marketing/advertising firm in Minneapolis. She lives in Ontario, Canada. She is the creator of:
1. 'Afton Tangler', a single mom and liaison officer with the Minneapolis PD.
2. 'Cackleberry Club', a cafe run by three forty-plus women (under the pseudonym 'Laura Childs').
3. 'Scrapbook Mystery' series featuring Carmela Bertrand, the owner of a scrapbooking shop in New Orleans, Louisiana (under the pseudonym 'Laura Childs').
4. 'Teashop Mystery' series featuring Theodosia Browning, the owner of a teahouse in Charleston, South Carolina (under the pseudonym 'Laura Childs').
Visit also the author's own site.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
 'Afton Tangler' Novels
 1) Little Girl Gone  2016
 2) Shadow Girl  Due August 2017
 'Cackleberry Club' Novels (as Laura Childs)
 1) Eggs in Purgatory  2008
 2) Eggs Benedict Arnold  2009
 3) Bedeviled Eggs  2010
 4) Stake & Eggs  2012
 5) Eggs in a Casket  2014
 6) Scorched Eggs  2015
 7) Egg Drop Dead  2016
 'Scrapbook Mystery' Novels (as Laura Childs)
 1) Keepsake Crimes  2003
 2) Photo Finished  2004
 3) Bound for Murder  2004
 4) Motif for Murder  2006
 5) Frill Kill  2007
 6) Death Swatch  2008
 7) Tragic Magic  2009
 8) Fiber & Brimstone  2010
 9) Skeleton Letters  2011
10) Postcards from the Dead  2012
11) Gilt Trip  2013
12) Gossamer Ghost  2014
13) Parchment and Old Lace (with Terrie Farley Moran)  2015
14) Crepe Factor (with Terrie Farley Moran)  2016
 'Teashop Mystery' Novels (as Laura Childs)
 1) Death by Darjeeling  2001
 2) Gunpowder Green  2002
 3) Shades of Earl Grey  2003
 4) The English Breakfast Murder  2003
 5) The Jasmine Moon Murder  2004
 6) Chamomile Mourning  2005
 7) Blood Orange Brewing  2006
 8) Dragonwell Dead  2007
 9) The Silver Needle Murder  2008
10) Oolong Dead  2009
11) The Teaberry Strangler  2010
12) Scones & Bones  2011
13) Agony of the Leaves  2012
14) Sweet Tea Revenge  2013
15) Steeped in Evil  2014
16) Ming Tea Murder  2015
17) Devonshire Scream  2016
18) Pekoe Most Poison  Due March 2017

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