If you enjoy embroidery or cozies, do check out the Embroidery Mystery Series by Amanda Lee (pseudonym of Gayle Trent, author of the Daphne Martin Cake Decorating Series and other books).
Book 1: The Quick and the Thread
Book 2: Stitch Me Deadly
Book 3: Thread Reckoning
Book 4: The Long Stitch Goodnight
Book 5: Thread on Arrival
Book 6: Cross Stitch Before Dying (Coming August 6, 2013)
The series is set on the Oregon Coast and features Marcy Singer--a spunky, thirty-something, entrepreneur who is handy with a needle--and her Hollywood costume designer mother and Irish Wolfhound, Angus.
When you visit the author's website, you'll find a virtual Seven-Year Stitch--the embroidery shop central to the series. Click around the virtual shop for some fun finds!