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Banana Cream Pie Murder Tour Dates!

The next installment in the Hannah Swensen Series “Banana Cream Pie Murder” is set to be released February 28, 2017. That not only means more great reading, but also that Jo will be making many appearances in support of the release. Here is the confirmed list of dates as of February 4, 2017: Tues. Feb… Read More

“Banana Cream Pie Murder” out February 28! (Pre-order now)

The next installment in the best-selling Hannah Swensen series is just a few weeks away! Fortunately, it's available by pre-order so you can be sure to have a copy on the release date: FEBRUARY 28, 2017. Here's a brief synopsis of what's in store.... A romantic seven-day cruise is the perfect start to bakery owner… Read More

Filming begins on Murder She Baked 5: A Strawberry Shortcake Mystery

According to Whatsfilming.ca , a website tracking film and tv production in Vancouver, British Columbia Canada, shooting has begun on the latest installment of the Murder She Baked series based upon our favorite books by Joanne Fluke. Murder She Baked 5 will be filming in British Columbia until February 6th and premieres Sunday, March 26th at… Read More

NEW Banana Cream Pie Murder Recipe Card!

Here it is... the title recipe from Joanne Fluke's next installment  in the Hannah Swensen series: Click on this text to be taken to a printable version of both sides of the card… Read More

“Christmas Caramel Murder”

Official Release Date: September 27, 2016 Christmas normally descends on Lake Eden, Minnesota, as gently as reindeer alighting on a rooftop—but this yuletide season the only thing coming down Hannah Swensen’s chimney is a case of murder . . . The holidays have arrived, and Hannah and her good pal Lisa have agreed to provide… Read More

Announcing WEDDING CAKE MURDER Tour Schedule!

Joanne Fluke’s WEDDING CAKE MURDER Tour & Event Schedule The next installment in the Hannah Swensen Series is set to be released in early 2016. That not only means more great reading, but also that Jo will be making many appearances in support of the release. Here is the schedule as of February 11, 2016: Saturday… Read More

Pre-Order a signed copy of “Wedding Cake Murder” now!

Would you like a Joanne Fluke signed copy of "Wedding Cake Murder" but can't make it to one of her live appearances? Barnes & Noble has an exclusive offer. Not only does each copy have the author's signature but there are two extra recipes and a behind-the-scenes peek at Hannah's wedding reception. Just click the… Read More

It’s a “Hannah-Thon” and you’re invited!

Tune to the Hallmark Movies and Mysteries Channel on Sunday, January 10th, 2016 to watch THREE Hannah Swensen movies, back-to-back! Sunday January 10th, 2016 from 5 PM to 7 PM EST then . . . from 7 PM to 9 PM EST then . . . the icing on the cake . . from 9… Read More

Angel Crunch Cookies Recipe by Joanne Fluke/Giveaway of New Book

Those who read this blog carefully to the end will get details on how to win an Advance Readers Copy of "Wedding Cake Murder" and even the non-winners get a new recipe from the book! http://kingsriverlife.com/11/14/angel-crunch-cookies-recipe-by-joanne-flukegiveaway-of-new-book/ Hint: look for the ITALICS!     … Read More

Fan Suggestion for Another Book!

Here is a fan suggestion based on her own success in a local bake competition - we do have to admit that a contest situation could open up lots of plot possibilities! What kind of book suggestions do you have? "Hi I just wanted to share this with Joanne as an idea for her next Hannah… Read More

Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder fan book trailer by Maia Buljeta!

Here is a fan book trailer created by the very talented Maia Buljeta for the Moffat Library Teen Book Trailer Contest. She and her family are the actors. We may be biased, but we think it is a winner! https://youtu.be/e35xuKHoUfk… Read More

Looking to Pre-Order “Wedding Cake Murder”?

Maybe we are getting ahead of ourselves but then we also like to say "eat dessert first".... The next installment of the ongoing Hannah Swensen series may not be out yet, but here's a sneak peak at the cover...                 ...And a chance to pre-order a copy now… Read More

“Murder, She Baked: A Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder” gets major ratings!

Jo would like to share the following message with all of her loyal fans: "Thanks so much to all of the Hannah fans who watched the Hallmark M&M premiere of Murder She Baked -- A Chocolate Chip Cookie Mystery.  You had a huge impact on the ratings and I'm very grateful to each and every… Read More

Kindle Special: Blueberry Muffin Murder just $1.99 for May Only!

If you haven;t read "Blueberry Muffin Murder" yet or are looking to re-read it on your Kindle device then you are in luck! Amazon is running a $1.99 special on this title for the month of May. Click the link below for more info. Kindle Special: Blueberry Muffin Murder just $1.99 for May Only… Read More

Sneak Peak videos for the upcoming Hallmark movie…

The good people over at the Hallmark Channel have put together a webpage for the upcoming debut of "Murder She Baked: A Chocolate Chip Cookie mystery" with recipes, photos and video clips. Here's a link: http://www.hallmarkmoviesandmysteries.com/murder-she-baked-a-chocolate-chip-murder-mystery Here's a behind-the-scenes video that appears on the site that will hopefully get you excited about watching on Saturday… Read More

New Airdate for “Murder, She Baked: A Chocolate Chip Cookie Mystery”

Great news! If you are as excited as we are for the debut of Hallmark Channel's movie based upon the first Hannah Swenson novel "Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder" then your wait just got a little shorter! "Murder, She Baked: A Chocolate Chip Cookie Mystery" will now air on Saturday May 2, 2015 at 9/8 Central… Read More

Looking for “Murder, She Baked: A Chocolate Chip Cookie Mystery” on Hallmark?

Are you looking for the "Murder, She Baked: A Chocolate Chip Cookie Mystery" movie to air on Hallmark? The premiere will be  Saturday May 2 2015 9/8 Central. Here is a link to find out what station it'll be playing on in your area (US Domestic only): http://www.hallmarkmoviesandmysteries.com/channel-locator Movie Description: "Hannah Swensen is the shop… Read More

More Local News Appearances! Baltimore and North Carolina

Check Joanne Fluke discussing her new release "Double Fudge Brownie Murder". https://youtu.be/m7Zffe1qcpk https://youtu.be/smhcqU0K6ZI… Read More

Watch Joanne Fluke at the Poisoned Pen discussing “Double Fudge Brownie Murder”

If you were unable to attend the book launch party in person or the live stream from Poisoned Pen, here's a link to check out the in-depth interview that happened. Enjoy!  … Read More

Enoch Pratt Free Library Event Cancelled (Thurs 3/5) Due to Weather

EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER: Thursday March 5, 2015 @ 7:00 pm ENOCH PRATT FREE LIBRARY Poe Room 400 Cathedral St. Baltimore MD 21201 410-396-5494 Book Sales Handled By: MYSTERY LOVES COMPANY There is no word on when or if this event will be re-scheduled. If you live in the area, please stay safe and… Read More

Catch Joanne Fluke on Arizona Midday – Recipe Demo!

Here is a video of Joanne Fluke's recent appearance on "Arizona Midday" News 12 - Tuesday Feb 24th 2015. She was demonstrating another variety of her notorious "whippersnapper" cookies. The recipe is available in "Double Fudge Brownie Murder" - out now. Enjoy!  … Read More

Want to Win a Free Copy of Double Fudge Brownie Murder?

If you'd like to win a free copy of Double Fudge Brownie Murder, then check out this review of the paperback release and non-spoiler review of Double Fudge Brownie Murder from the good people over at King's River Life. Click the link!: http://kingsriverlife.com/02/21/blackberry-pie-murder-double-fudge-brownie-murder-by-joanne-fluke/#comment-1788278    … Read More

“Blackberry Pie Murder” is cooking up the charts!

Thank you to all you Hannah-maniacs out there who have helped the paperback release of "Blackberry Pie Murder" hang out in the top 10 of the paperback bestseller list. Check it out by clicking here on Barnes & Noble… Read More

Hannah Swensen is coming to the Hallmark Channel!

Hi everyone! It's official! Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder will be a Hallmark television movie. It's on their spring schedule and they plan to start filming in February. So far, they've cast Alison Sweeney as Hannah and Cameron Mathison as Mike. I had the chance to meet both of them briefly at a Crown Media/Hallmark party… Read More

Strawberry Shortcake Murder E-Book just $1.99 through January 2015!

Now is the best time to purchase the e-book for STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE MURDER.  It will be just $1.99 for the entire month of January, 2015  in the US through Kindle, Amazon, B&N and Kobo. STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE MURDER was the second book in the acclaimed and popular Hannah Swensen series. More information and links to vendors is… Read More

KOBO Holiday Sale on Strawberry Shortcake Murder -Just $1.99!

Kobo is having a Holiday Sale 12/24-1/5 and "Strawberry Shortcake Murder" is part of the fun! Starting tomorrow 12/24, the e-book will be just $1.99. There's rumors of a similar deal specific to other e-readers coming very soon so stay tuned!   Click the book cover to be sent straight to the appropriate page… Read More

December-Only Kindle Deal: “Video Kill” is just $1.99

If you are a fan of both Jo Fluke and Kindle but haven't read "Video Kill" yet then you'll love this deal being offered by Amazon for December only. "Video Kill" Kindle-edition is only $1.99 for the month starting today. This is a pre-Hannah Swensen book so it's very different in tone but it's still… Read More

Happy Halloween from Joanne Fluke and Hiro Kimura!

Check out this fun piece of art Hannah Swensen series cover artist made in honor of the holiday… Read More

Cold Judgment Re-Issue Coming Soon!

Newsflash : Another of of Jo' thrillers is coming out November 04, it's "Cold Judgment". Jo's Favorite of all of her thrillers. Murder, Love and Betrayal.... AND Christmas! This book has it all!      … Read More

“Double Fudge Brownie Murder”

Hi, it's Jo Fluke -- I just typed "The End" on the 18th Hannah Swensen Mystery, "Double Fudge Brownie Murder".  I think Hannah will approve.  (If she doesn't, believe me, she'll let me know!)I think it's exciting, and fun, and also yummy with lots of really tasty recipes.  I know that because I gained 10… Read More

“Twisted” Available Everywhere June 24!

Another Jo Gibson release, "Twisted",  comes out this Tuesday, June 24! It's a collection of Young Adult thrillers published by Kensington under their K-Teen imprint.  It's available for pre-order now and will be in bookstores on Tuesday, June 24th. Hannah Swensen series author Joanne Fluke wrote has written many works under this pseudonym . "Twisted" includes previously released "Seance"… Read More

Blackberry Pie Murder Tour Photos!

Blackberry Pie Murder Tour Photos! Whether you were there in person or just want to see what you missed, check out these photos from Joanne Fluke's "Blackberry Pie Murder" this last spring. http://www.joannefluke.com/blackberry-pie-murder-photos/  … Read More

“Obsessed” to be released this Tuesday, May 27!

Written under the pseudonym Jo Gibson, Joanne Fluke wrote the two young adult suspense short stories that make up "Obsessed".  Much like her other novels before Hannah Swensen, there aren’t any recipes, but there’s no shortage of great reading! The book has been described by Library Journal as “involving, fast-paced, and appropriately chilling.” This novel… Read More

“Dead Giveaway” Out Now!

Looking for a great thriller novel? "Dead Giveaway" by Joanne Fluke is out now wherever books are sold… Read More

Joanne Fluke on Shelf Pleasure Radio this Wednesday, April 30

Joanne Fluke will be interviewed on Wednesday, April 30th. This interview will be LIVE on LA Talk Radio's Shelf Pleasure Radio Show. The interview will be approximately 15 minutes so don't be late! Shelf Pleasure Radio broadcasts LIVE each Wednesday on LA Talk Radio from  4:00 - 5:00 P.M. Pacific/7:00 - 8:00 P.M. Eastern.  It's a program geared towards women who love… Read More

“Dead Giveaway” By Joanne Fluke Almost Here (again)!

First released in 1990, "Dead Giveaway" is one of Joanne Fluke's great gems from the days before the Hannah Swensen series began. While it received positive attention upon its release, it has largely been forgotten by the general public. Joanne Fluke is excited and proud that this fantastic thriller will have a chance to be… Read More

Notes from the Blackberry Pie Murder Book Tour pt 2

The website BoomerTravelPatrol.com asked Jo's son John to share his thoughts while accompanying his mother on the book tour for BLACKBERRY PIE MURDER. Click the photo below from Joanne Fluke's appearance at her pre-lauch party in Canoga Park, CA to read John's second installment of his travels. "Blackberry Pie Murder" is the latest release in the best-selling… Read More

Blackberry Pie Murder is Fresh Fiction Pick of the Day!

BLACKBERRY PIE MURDER was chosen to be a Fresh Pick at Fresh Fiction. The Fresh Pick is chosen by a group of readers and is never a purchased advertisement or promotion. They chose the latest in the Hannah Swensen series because it appeals to the site editors and they believe their readers will enjoy it… Read More

Notes from the Blackberry Pie Murder Book Tour pt 1

The website BoomerTravelPatrol.com asked Jo's son John to share his thoughts while accompanying his mother on the book tour for BLACKBERRY PIE MURDER. Click the photo below from Joanne Fluke's appearance in Portland, OR to read John's first installment of his travels. "Blackberry Pie Murder" is the latest release in the best-selling culinary cozy mystery… Read More

“Blackberry Pie Murder” Reaches #7 on New York Times Bestseller List!

Thank you to all the Hannah fans who helped make "Blackberry Pie Murder" #7 on the upcoming New York Times Bestseller List! It's been climbing up the charts since its release in February. The novel is the latest cozy culinary mystery in the long-running Hannah Swensen series. Overview It’s been a sleepy summer for the… Read More