Tuesday, June 20, 2023

Hobbies & Crafts in Mysteries: Mystery Readers Journal

Hobbies and Crafts

Mystery Readers Journal: Hobbies & Crafts in Mysteries (39:2) is now available as a PDF and HardcopyWe had one other issue of Hobbies & Craft Mysteries, and it is still available as a PDF download: Hobbies & Crafts & Special Interests in Mysteries (26:4) 2010.

If you're a PDF subscriber, you should have received download instructions (let me know if you haven't). Hard copy subscription copies should be received this weekInternational subscribers will receive their issues within two weeks. PDF Contributor copies will go out today or tomorrow. Thanks to everyone who contributed to this amazing issue.

Hobbies & Crafts in Mysteries

Volume 39, No. 2, Summer 2023

Buy this back issue! Available in hardcopy or as a downloadable PDF.



  • A Kaleidoscope of Quilting Mysteries by Aubrey Nye Hamilton
  • Miss Silver: Baby Bootees and Murder by Aubrey Nye Hamilton


  • How My Sewing Patterns Help Me Write by Anne Louise Bannon
  • The Unexpected Sleuth by Connie Berry
  • Hobbies and Crafts in Mysteries: More than a Clever Hook by Mollie Cox Bryan
  • It Runs in the Family by Peggy Ehrhart
  • Pulling Strings by Elizabeth Elwood
  • I Love Making Fairy Gardens! by Daryl Wood Gerber
  • From Granny Fitzgerald to Skeins of Cashmere Yarn… and Murder by Sally Goldenbaum
  • Everyday Alchemy by Elle Hartford
  • Constructing Crossword Puzzles by Parnell Hall
  • Squared to Death by Betty Hechtman
  • My Crafty Characters Outshine Me by Mary Ellen Hughes
  • Vintage Photos Develop into a Mystery by Russell Hill
  • Yes, Syda, You Are a Crafter by Nancy Lynn Jarvis
  • A Stitch in Crime: Unraveling the Cozy Craft & Hobby Mystery Craze by Tonya Kappes
  • Cold Hobby Case: The Chilled Chess Champ by Ron Katz
  • Blending My Love of Crafts and Cozies by Sybil Johnson
  • Theme Mystery Book Groups by Maggie King
  • Killer Crafts: Crafting in Mysteries by Jenn McKinlay
  • A Small World After All by Camille Minichino
  • How Bird Watching Will Enrich Your Writing by Margaret Morse
  • The Brooklyn North Murder by Erica Obey
  • Hobby Me This by Janis Patterson
  • Two Careers, One Brain: Confessions of an Author/Artist by Janice Peacock
  • Vintage Trailers and Boxing: A Deadly Combo by Karen A. Phillips
  • A Hobby That Can Get You in Trouble by Neil S. Plakcy
  • You Are What You Write by Amber Royer
  • The Art of Craft in Mysteries by Joanna Campbell Slan
  • Not Quite a Rule Follower by Lois Winston


  • Mystery in Retrospect: Reviews by Lesa Holstine and Jay Gertzman
  • Children’s Hour: Hobbies in Mysteries by Gay Toltl Kinman
  • The Family Tree Detectives by Cathy Pickens
  • Crime Seen: My Hobby Is Mystery by Kate Derie
  • Miss Silver’s Knitting Journal by Aubrey Nye Hamilton
  • From the Editor’s Desk by Janet A. Rudolph



Camille Minichino said...

Thanks for this announcement, Janet, and thanks for including me in this volume!

Anonymous said...

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Betty Bookworm said...

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Betty Bookworm said...

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