Some books written by Joanne Fluke are "Blueberry Muffin Murder," "Chocolate Cookie Murder" and "Double Fudge Brownie Murder." These books are all part of Fluke's "Hannah Swensen" series.Continue Reading
American writer Joanne Fluke debuted her "Hannah Swensen" series in 2000. These thrillers revolve around protagonist Hannah Swensen, a red-haired baker from Lake Eden, Minnesota who gets involved in solving various murder mysteries. Fluke made her New York Times Bestseller List debut with one of the "Swensen" novels in 2006. Each book features dessert recipes as well as a story.
"Chocolate Cookie Murder" is the first book in the "Hannah Swensen" series. "Blueberry Muffin Murder," published in 2002, is the third book in the series, and 2015's "Double Fudge Brownie Murder" is the 18th book.
In May 2015, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries released a film adaptation of the first "Hannah Swensen" novel entitled "Murder, She Baked: A Chocolate Chip Cookie Mystery," starring actress Alison Sweeney. The movie became the network's most-watched and highest-rated debut in its history.
Joanne Fluke has also written books under several pseudonyms, including Jo Gibson, Chris Hunter, Gina Jackson and Kathryn Kirkwood. As Jo Gibson, Fluke has published three collections of teen thriller novels entitled "Obsessed," "Twisted" and "Afraid". Kathryn Kirkwood is a name under which Fluke has published primarily romance novels. Fluke has said her own experiences growing up in a small Minnesotan town have served as inspiration for the "Hannah Swenson" series.Learn more about Literature