Quilting Bookshelf

Novels

Ann Anastasio and Lani Longshore

  • Death by Chenille (self-published, 2011)
  • When Chenille is Not Enough (self published, 2013)

Jodi Barrows

  • Kisses from Your Beloved (SNS Publishing 2011),
  • Threads of Change: A Quilting Story Part 1 (River North, 2013),
  • Threads of Home: A Quilting Story Part 2 (River North, 2014)

Samantha Bayarr

  • The Quilter’s Son (Livingston Hall Publishers, 2012)
  • The Quilter’s Son: Book Two: Lydia’s Heart (Livingston Hall Publishers, 2013)
  • The Quilter’s Son: Book Three: Nathan’s Apprentice (Livingston Hall Publishers, 2013)
  • The Quilter’s Son: Book Four: Maddie’s Quilt (Livingston Hall Publishers, 2013)

Marie Bostwick

  • A Single Thread: Cobbled Court #1 (Kensington, 2008)
  • A Thread of Truth: Cobbled Court #2 (Kensington, 2009)
  • A Thread So Thin: Cobbled Court #3 (Kensington 2010),
  • Threading the Needle: Cobbled Court #4 (Kensington, 2011)
  • Ties That Bind: Cobbled Court #5 (Kensington, 2012)
  • Between Heaven and Texas (Kensington, 2013)
  • The Second Sister (Kensington, 2015)
  • From Here to Home (Kensington, 2016)

Paulette Bourgeois

  • Oma’s Quilt (Kids Can Press, 2001)

Jeff Brumbeau

  • The Quiltmaker’s Gift (Scholastic Press, 2001),
  • The Quiltmaker’s Journey (Orchard Books, 2005)

Wanda Brunstetter

  • The Half-Stitched Amish Quilting Club (Barbour Books, 2012)
  • The Tattered Quilt (Barbour Books, 2013)

T. Davis Bunn

  • The Quilt (Bethany House, 2004)

Barbara Cameron

  • A Time to Love – Quilts of Lancaster County #1 (Abingdon Press, 2010)
  • A Time to Heal – Quilts of Lancaster County #2 (Abingdon Press, 2011)
  • A Time for Peace – Quilts of Lancaster County #3 (Abingdon Press, 2011)
  • Annie’s Christmas Wish – Quilts of Lancaster County #4 (Abingdon Press, 2013)

Jan Cerney

  • The Boarding School Quilts (American Quilter’s Society, 2014)
  • The Cheyenne River Mission Quilts (American Quilter’s Society, 2014)
  • The Birdcage Quilts (American Quilter’s Society, 2015)
  • Mystery of the Missing Quilts (American Quilter’s Society, 2015)

Tracy Chevalier

  • The Last Runaway (Plume, 2013) www.tchevalier.com

Jennifer Chiaverini

  • The Quilter’s Apprentice (Plume, 1999)
  • Round Robin (Plume, 2000)
  • The Cross-Country Quilters (Plume, 2001)
  • The Runaway Quilt (Plume, 2002)
  • The Quilter’s Legacy (Plume, 2003)
  • The Master Quilter (Plume, 2004)
  • The Sugar Camp Quilt (Plume, 2005)
  • The Christmas Quilt (Plume, 2005)
  • Circle of Quilters (Plume, 2006)
  • The Quilter’s Homecoming (Plume, 2007)
  • The New Year’s Quilt (Plume, 2007)
  • The Winding Ways Quilt (Plume, 2008)
  • The Quilter’s Kitchen (Plume, 2008)
  • The Lost Quilter (Plume, 2009)
  • A Quilter’s Holiday (Plume, 2009)
  • The Aloha Quilt (Plume, 2010)
  • The Union Quilters (Plume, 2011
  • The Wedding Quilt (Plume, 2011)
  • Sonoma Rose (Plume, 2012)
  • The Giving Quilt (Plume, 2012)

Elizabeth Craig

  • Quilt or Innocence: A Southern Quilting Mystery (Signet, 2012)
  • Knot What it Seams: A Southern Quilting Mystery (Signet, 2013)
  • Quilt Trip: A southern Quilting Mystery (Signet, 2013)
  • Shear Trouble: A Southern Quilting Mystery (Signet, 2014)
  • Tying the Knot: A Southern Quilting Mystery (Signet, 2015)
  • Patch of Trouble: A Southern Quilting Mystery (Signet, 2016)

Mary Daheim

  • The Alpine Quilt: An Emma Lord Mystery (Fawcett, 2006)

Sandra Dallas

  • The Persian Pickle Club (St. Martin’s Press, 1996)
  • Alice’s Tulips (St. Martin’s Griffin, 2001)
  • Prayers for Sale (St. Martin’s Griffin, 2009)
  • The Quilt Walk (Sleeping Bear Press, 2013)

T. Davis Bunn

  • The Quilt (Bethany House, 1993)

Frances O’Roark Dowell

  • Birds in the Air (Milton Falls Media, 2016)

Alicia Diane Durand

  • Quilts, Tacos and Tattoos (Self-published, 2012)

Lisa Campbell Ernst

  • Sam Johnson and the Blue Ribbon Quilt (HarperCollins, 1992)

Gyleen X. Fitzgerald

  • The Dream: A Magical Journey in Colourful Stitches (FPI Publishing, 2005)

Valerie Flournoy

  • The Patchwork Quilt (Dial Books for Young Readers, 1985)

Earlene Fowler

  • Fool’s Puzzle (Berkeley, 1994)
  • Irish Chain (Berkeley, 1995)
  • Kansas Troubles (Berkeley, 1996)
  • Goose in the Pond (Berkeley, 1997)
  • Dove in the Window (Berkeley, 1998)
  • Mariner’s Compass (Berkeley, 1999)
  • Seven Sisters (Berkeley, 2000)
  • Arkansas Traveler (Berkeley, 2001)
  • Steps to the Altar (Berkeley, 2002)
  • Sunshine and Shadow (Berkeley, 2003)
  • Broken Dishes (Berkeley, 2004)
  • Delectable Mountains (Berkeley, 2005)
  • Tumbling Blocks (Berkeley, 2007)
  • State Fair (Berkeley, 2010)
  • Spider Web (Berkeley, 2011)

Sara Hoskinsin Frommer

  • Buried In Quilts: A Joan Spenser Mystery (iUniverse, 2000)

Barbara Graham

  • Murder by Artifact: The Murder Quilt (Wheeler Publishing, 2010)
  • Murder by Music: A Quilted Mystery (Worldwide, 2013)
  • Murder by Serpents: A Quilted Mystery (Worldwide, 2013)
  • Murder by Vegetable (Wheeler Publishing, 2013)
  • Murder by Sunlight (Five Star Publishing, 2013)

Ann Hazelwood

  • The Basement Quilt (American Quilter’s Society, 2012)
  • The Potting Shed Quilt (American Quilter’s Society, 2013)
  • The Funeral Parlor Quilt (American Quilter’s Society, 2013)
  • The Forgiving Quilt (American Quilter’s Society, 2015)
  • Josephine’s Guest House Quilt (American Quilter’s Society, 2016)
  • A Colebridge Quilted Christmas (American Quilter’s Society, 2015)
  • The Ghostly Quilts on Main (American Quilter’s Society, 2014)
  • The Jane Austen Quilt Club (American Quilter’s Society, 2014)
  • Quilted Lilies (American Quilter’s Society, 2015)

Deborah Hopkinson

  • Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt (Dragonfly Books, 1995)
  • Under the Quilt of Night (Perfection Learning, 2005)

Silas House

  • Clay’s Quilt (Algonquin Books, 2001)

Ellen Howard

  • The Log Cabin Quilt (Holiday House, 1997)

Linda Hubalek

  • Trail of Thread: A Woman’s Westward Journey (Butterfield Books, 1995)
  • Thimble of Soil: A Woman’s Quest for Land (Butterfield Books, 1996)
  • Stitch of Courage: A Woman’s Fight for Freedom (Butterfield Books, 1996)

Marsha Hubler

  • The Snyder County Quilting Bee – Vol. 1 – Nanette’s Needle and Thread (Helping Hands Press, 2012),
  • The Snyder County Quilting Bee – Vol. 2 – Sadie Bletcher’s Trip Out West (Helping Hands Press, 2012)
  • The Snyder County Quilting Bee – Vol. 3 – Christmas Cookies for Mrs. Darling (Helping Hands Press, 2012)
  • The Snyder County Quilting Bee – Vol. 4 – Mandie’s Marriage Dilemma (Helping Hands Press, 2012)
  • The Snyder County Quilting Bee – Vol. 5 – Rhonda’s Rumschpringe (Helping Hands Press, 2013)
  • The Snyder County Quilting Bee – Vol. 6 – Louellen Returns Home (Helping Hands Press, 2013)
  • The Snyder County Quilting Bee – Vol. 7 – A New Home for the Harners (Helping Hands Press, 2013)
  • The Snyder County Quilting Bee – Vol. 8 – A Double Lesson In Love (Helping Hands Press, 2013)
  • The Snyder County Quilting Bee – Vol. 9 – Cara Minds Her Own Business (Helping Hands Press 2013)
  • The Snyder County Quilting Bee – Vol. 10 – Louellen’s Summer Blessing (Helping Hands Press, 2013)
  • The Snyder County Quilting Bee – Vol. 11 – Valerie’s Run-In With the Law (Helping Hands Press, 2013)
  • The Snyder County Quilting Bee – Vol. 12 – The Quilting Bee Reunion (Helping Hands Press, 2013)

Charlie Hudson

  • Small Town Lies (American Quilter’s Society, 2013)
  • Small Town Haven (American Quilter’s Society, 2013)

T.D. Jakes

  • The Memory Quilt: A Christmas Story for Our Times (Atria Books, 2009)

Denys Johnson-Davies

  • Goha The Wise Fool (Philomel, 2005)

Tony Johnston

  • The Quilt Story (Scholastic, 1990)

Ann Jonas

  • The Quilt (Greenwillow Books, 1984)

Carol Dean Jones

  • Tie Died: A Quilting Cozy (lulu.com, 2013)
  • Running Stitches: A Quilting Cozy (lulu.com, 2013)

Shirley Kurtz

  • The Boy and the Quilt (Good Books, 2001)

Irene Latham

  • Leaving Gee’s Bend (Putnam Juvenile, 2010)

Karen Lowe

  • A Quilt Detective Mystery: A Patchwork of Poison: A Mystery in 40 motifs (Beanpole Books, 2012)

Mary Devlin Lynch and Debbie Devlin Zook

  • The Quilt Ripper: Miranda Hathaway Adventures #1 (Devlin’s Books, 2015)

Dennis McGregor

  • Dream Again (Small Pond Publishing, 2013)

Patricia McKissack

  • Stitchin’ and Pullin’: A Gee’s Bend Quilt (Picture Book) (Random House Books for Young Readers, 2008)

Annette Mahon

  • An Ominous Death (Five Star, 2006)
  • Bits and Pieces (Five Star, 2010)
  • St. Rose Goes Hawaiian: A St. Rose Quilting Bee Mystery (Five Star, 2012)
  • Bright Hopes: A St. Rose Quilting Bee Mystery (Five Star, 2014)
  • Slay Bells: A St. Rose Quilting Bee Mystery (Five Star, 2016)

Zakes Mda

  • Cion: A Novel (Picador, 2007)

Barbara Michaels

  • Stitches In Time (Harper Collins, 1995)

Loris Nebbia

  • Solomon’s Puzzle (Blessing house Press, 2010)

Clare O’Donohue

  • The Lover’s Knot: Someday Quilts Mysteries #1 (Plume, 2008)
  • A Drunkards Path: Someday Quilts Mysteries #2 (Plume, 2009)
  • The Double Cross: Someday Quilts Mysteries #3 (Plume, 2010)
  • The Devil’s Puzzle: Someday Quilts Mysteries #4 (Plume, 2011)
  • The Double Wedding Ring: Someday Quilts Mysteries #5 (Plume, 2013)
  • Cathedral Windows: E-novella #1 (Plume, 2012)
  • Streak of Lightning: E-novella #2 (Plume, 2013)

Whitney Otto

  • How to Make an American Quilt (Villard, 1991)

Katherine Hall Page

  • The Body in the Basement (Minotaur Books, 1994)

Judith Pella

  • Bachelor’s Puzzle (Patchwork Circle Series, Book 1) (Bethany House, 2007)
  • Sister’s Choice (Patchwork Circle Series, Book 2) (Bethany House, 2008)

Marta Perry

  • Katie’s Way: Pleasant Valley Book 5 (Berkley, 2011)

Patricia Polacco

  • The Keeping Quilt (Simon & Schuster, 2001)

Carl Quiltman

  • E-novellas: Quilting Is Murder (Self-published, 2012)
  • The Strange Quilter (Self-published, 2013)
  • Quilters in Prison (Self-published, 2013)
  • Quilt of Revenge (Self-published, 2013)
  • The Magic Quilt (Self-published, 2013)
  • The Oldest Quilter in the World (Self-published, 2013), Gray Handed Quilter (Self-published, 2013)

Lani Diane Rich

  • The Fortune Quilt (NAL Trade, 2007)

Emilie Richards

  • The Wedding Ring: Shenandoah Album Series #1 (Mira, 2004)
  • Endless Chain: Shenandoah Album Series #2 (Mira, 2005)
  • Lover’s Knot: Shenandoah Album Series #3 (Mira, 2006)
  • Touching Stars: Shenandoah Album Series #4 (Mira, 2007)
  • Sister’s Choice: Shenandoah Album Series #5 (Mira, 2008)

Faith Ringgold

  • Tar Beach (Dragonfly Books, 1996)
  • Cassie’s Word Quilt (Dragonfly Books,2004)

Marjorie Sorrell Rockwell


  • The Underhanded Stitch
    (A Quilters Club Mystery No. 1) (Self-published, 2013)
  • The Patchwork Puzzler (A Quilters Club Mystery No. 2) (Self-published, 2013)
  • Coming Unraveled (A Quilters Club Mystery No. 3) (Self-published, 2013)

Arlene Sachitano

  • Quilt As Desired: Loose Threads Mystery #1 (Zumaya Enigma, 2008)
  • Quilter’s Knot: Loose Threads Mystery #2 (Zumaya Enigma, 2008)
  • Quilt As You Go: Loose Threads Mystery #3 (Zumaya Enigma, 2009)
  • Quilt By Association: Loose Threads Mystery #4 (Zumaya Enigma, 2010)
  • The Quilt Before the Storm: Loose threads Mystery #5 (Zumaya Enigma, 2012)
  • Make Quilts Not War: Loose Threads Mystery #6 (Zumaya Enigma, 2013)
  • A Quilt in Time: Loose Threads Mystery #7 (Zumaya Enigma, 2014)
  • Crazy as a Quilt: Loose Threads Mystery #8 (Zumaya Enigma, 2015)
  • Disappearing Nine-Patch: Loose Threads Mystery #9 (Zumaya Enigma, 2016

Elaine Schmidt

  • The Travelers: Present in the Past (Kansas City Star Books, 2012)

Linda Shertzer

  • Mended Hearts: Quilting Romance Series (Jove, 1999)

Sieglinde Schoen Smith

  • Mother Earth and Her Children: A Quilted Fairy Tale (Breckling Press, 2007)

Bettye Stroud

  • A Patchwork Path: A Quilt Map to Freedom (Candlewick, 2007)

Leann Sweeney

  • The Cat, The Quilt and The Corpse: Cats In Trouble #1 (New American Library, 2009)
  • The Cat, The Professor and The Poison: Cats In Trouble #2 (Signet, 2010)
  • The Cat, The Lady and The Liar: Cats In Trouble #3 (Signet, 2011)
  • The Cat, the Wife and The Weapon: Cats In Trouble #4 (Signet, 2012)
  • The Cat, The Mill and The Murder: Cats In Trouble #5 (Signet, 2013)

Terri Thayer

  • Wild Goose Chase (A Quilting Mystery) (Midnight Ink, 2008)
  • Old Maid’s Puzzle (A Quilting Mystery) (Midnight Ink, 2008)
  • Ocean Waves (A Quilting Mystery) (Midnight Ink, 2009)
  • Monkey Wrench (A Quilting Mystery) (Midnight Ink, 2012)

Kay Velarde

  • Murder with a Twist: Sewamee Mountain Quilt Mysteries (American Quilting Society, 2016)

Lori Wagner

  • Quilting Patches of Life (Affirming Faith, 2007)
  • A Patchwork of Freedom (Affirming Faith, 2007)
  • The Rose of Sharon (Affirming Faith, 2010), Buttercup (2013)

Aliske Webb

  • Twelve Golden Threads: A Novel of Life Lessons from Grandma’s Quilt (Harper Perennial, 1997)
  • Murder at the Quilt Show (Quilt Inn Publishing, 1995)
  • Scrap Quilt Memories: A Heroine’s Journey (Quilt Inn Printworks, Inc, 1993)
  • The Phoenix Quilt (HarperCollins Publishers Australia Pty Ltd, 1998)
  • The Fragile Thread (Starburst Publishers, 1999)

Stephanie Grace Whitson

  • The Key on the Quilt: Quilt Chronicles #1 (Barbour Publishing, 2012)
  • The Shadow on the Quilt: Quilt Chronicles #2 (Barbour Publishing 2012)
  • The Message on the Quilt: Quilt Chronicles #3 (Barbour Publishing, 2013)

Susan Wiggs

  • The Goodbye Quilt (Mira, 2011)

Cindy Woodsmall

  • When the Heart Cries: Sisters of the Quilt #1 (Waterbrook Press, 2006)
  • When the Morning Comes: Sisters of the Quilt #2 (Waterbrook Press, 2007)
  • When the Soul Mends: Sisters of the Quilt #3 (Waterbrook Press, 2008)

Jacqueline Woodson

  • Show Way (Putnam Juvenile, 2005)

Nellie Snyder Yost (with Grace Snyder)