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Hannah Swensen
Books in series18
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(4.0 based on 3036 ratings)
  • 1

    Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Joanne Fluke
    • Narrated By Suzanne Toren
    Overall
    (282)
    Performance
    (161)
    Story
    (157)

    In her first foray into the sleuthing game, resourceful, red-headed Hannah Swensen must find the right ingredients to solve two perplexing murders. One chilly morning on her way to The Cookie Jar, Hannah discovers Ron, the dairy delivery man, shot dead in his truck. When she begins to investigate, she suspects the dairy owner. But when he, too, is murdered, Hannah must look further afield for the culprit.

    Kay says: "so disappointed ..."
    so disappointed ...

    no ... I have loved similar mysteries with women involved in solving the crime but this one seemed so simplistic, predictable, and unbelievable. The h..Show More »

    Reviewed on March 25 2013 by Kay (lenox dale, MA, United States)
  • 2

    Strawberry Shortcake Murder

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By Joanne Fluke
    • Narrated By Suzanne Toren
    Overall
    (183)
    Performance
    (110)
    Story
    (108)

    Hannah Swensen, amateur sleuth and boutique bake store proprietor extraordinaire, is judging a dessert contest when fellow judge Coach Boyd Watson is found dead, face down in a delicate confection no less.

    Beatrice says: "It's okay"
    It's okay

    Joanne Fluke has been around for a while so I decided to give her series another try. It was ok. I still think it's a bit unrealistic that everyone ..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 19 2014 by Beatrice (Houston, TX, United States)
  • 3

    Blueberry Muffin Murder: A Hannah Swensen Mystery

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By Joanne Fluke
    • Narrated By Suzanne Toren
    Overall
    (229)
    Performance
    (96)
    Story
    (99)

    Hannah's popular Minnesota bakery, The Cookie Jar, is best known for its tempting confections - until best-selling cookbook author and television personality Connie McIntyre is murdered in its pantry. Despite police warnings to steer clear of the case, Hannah is soon chasing down a bevy of suspicious characters.

    Debbie says: "Easy Listen"
    Easy Listen

    I mix up my audio books - serious- funny-easy catagories. I lisened to the HELP before this and wanted something not too heavy... This is in the eas..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 21 2009 by Debbie (Cranberry Twp., Pa, United States)
  • 4

    Lemon Meringue Pie Murder

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Joanne Fluke
    • Narrated By Suzanne Toren
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (147)
    Performance
    (81)
    Story
    (80)

    Hannah Swensen, owner of The Cookie Jar bake shop, finds that she spends more time as a sleuth than as a baker. This time she must solve the mystery behind who killed the local drugstore clerk.

    Christine says: "Lemon Meringue Pie Murder"
    Lemon Meringue Pie Murder

    These murder mysteries are a delight! They move quickly and are full of quirky interesting characters - I never tire of them.

    Reviewed on April 22 2010 by Christine (Kingston, ON, Canada)
  • 5

    Fudge Cupcake Murder

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 1 min)
    • By Joanne Fluke
    • Narrated By Suzanne Toren
    Overall
    (132)
    Performance
    (76)
    Story
    (73)

    Hannah Swensen has her hands full teaching a cooking class and running her bakery, The Cookie Jar. But when her brother-in-law is named the primary suspect in a murder, she makes time to sniff around for the killer.

    Cynthia says: "Watch out for the recipe"
    Watch out for the recipe

    I've enjoyed all the Hannah books I've read/listened to. The narrator does a good job with the voices. I wish they had added a note that the last reci..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 03 2009 by Cynthia ()
  • 6

    Sugar Cookie Murder

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 1 min)
    • By Joanne Fluke
    • Narrated By Suzanne Toren
    Overall
    (113)
    Performance
    (58)
    Story
    (56)

    When Hannah's mother's cherished cake knife is used to kill a beautiful out-of-towner at the town of Lake Eden's annual Christmas party, the stage is set for Hannah to once again unmask a killer.

    Lee says: "Another charming Fluke story"
    Another charming Fluke story

    It is a nice simple story that one fit between heavier stories.

    Reviewed on April 03 2012 by Lee (Arlington, TX, United States)
  • 7

    Peach Cobbler Murder

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 46 mins)
    • By Joanne Fluke
    • Narrated By Suzanne Toren
    Overall
    (100)
    Performance
    (55)
    Story
    (53)

    Georgia transplants Shawna Lee and Vanessa have opened a bakery to rival Hannah's own. But when one of the Southern belles is murdered, Hannah must find the killer before she herself becomes a suspect.

    Sarah says: "This peach cobbler was made with saccharin"
    This peach cobbler was made with saccharin

    This book is so sickeningly sweet that you will need to schedule a dental appointment afterwards.
    I felt as though I was being taught manners ..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 09 2008 by Sarah (Swansboro, NC, USA)
  • 8

    Cherry Cheesecake Murder

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Joanne Fluke
    • Narrated By Suzanne Toren
    Overall
    (136)
    Performance
    (77)
    Story
    (76)

    Hollywood has come to Lake Eden and The Cookie Jar is snack central for the movie crew. And when the demanding director turns up dead after someone switches the movie's prop gun with a real gun, there's a baker's dozen worth of suspects.

    J. E. JONES says: "Cherry Cheesecake Murder"
    Cherry Cheesecake Murder

    Another great book by Joanne Fluke! Her characters in Lake Eden, Minnesota are entertaining and the culinary mystery angle is great. Delicious recipes..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 05 2007 by J. E. JONES (USA)
  • 9

    Key Lime Pie Murder

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Joanne Fluke
    • Narrated By Suzanne Toren
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (203)
    Performance
    (81)
    Story
    (78)

    While Hannah bustles around her bakery, The Cookie Jar, a murder case is also cooking in the small town of Lake Eden. Donning her amateur sleuthing cap, Hannah sets out to bring a killer to justice.

    Kim says: "Love Joann Fluke"
    Love Joann Fluke

    This book was really good. I wasn't able to tell with in the first three chapters who the killer was and exactly who died. I only wish she would hur..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 31 2008 by Kim (Round Rock, TX, USA)
  • 10

    Carrot Cake Murder

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Joanne Fluke
    • Narrated By Suzanne Toren
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (149)
    Performance
    (72)
    Story
    (75)

    It's summertime in Lake Eden, Minnesota, which means picnics aplenty for bakery proprietress and amateur sleuth Hannah. Then Uncle Gus is murdered following a big family reunion, and the only clues to be found at the crime scene are two slices of Hannah's infamous carrot cake.

    Marian says: "Joanne Fluke is always a good read"
    Joanne Fluke is always a good read

    I have listened to all Hannah Swensen books over and over

    Reviewed on April 30 2012 by Marian (Aurora, CO, United States)
  • 11

    Cream Puff Murder: A Hannah Swensen Mystery

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Joanne Fluke
    • Narrated By Suzanne Toren
    Overall
    (164)
    Performance
    (71)
    Story
    (72)

    Fan-adored author Joanne Fluke always satisfies the cravings of listeners who like their mysteries served with a sugary sweet confection. Hannah Swensen, like most women in Lake Eden, Minnesota, is not a fan of Ronni Ward - the man-stealing gym bunny. So when Ronni turns up lifeless in a Jacuzzi - accompanied by one of Hannah's cream puffs - the long list of suspects begins with Hannah.

    Andra says: "Cream Puff Murder"
    Cream Puff Murder

    After reading other reviews of this book. I think that the others were perhaps a bit to harsh. I really enjoyed the book. It wasn't deep or particu..Show More »

    Reviewed on July 08 2009 by Andra (Allenton, MI, USA)
  • 12

    Plum Pudding Murder: A Hannah Swensen Mystery

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By Joanne Fluke
    • Narrated By Suzanne Toren
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (154)
    Performance
    (86)
    Story
    (85)

    The yuletide season in Lake Eden, Minnesota, guarantees a white Christmas, delectable holiday goodies from Hannah Swensen's bakery, The Cookie Jar - and murder. As a shadow hangs over her friends' Christmas wedding, Hannah's determined to cook a killer's goose before anyone else gets burned.The Cookie Jar's busiest time of the year also happens to be the most wonderful time...for Christmas cookies, Hannah's own special plum pudding - and romance!

    Miriam says: "Plum Pudding Murder"
    Plum Pudding Murder

    As usual I was not disappointed in Ms. Fluke's newest book. Didn't know until the very end who dunnit!! I like her books and the narrater is great. T..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 03 2009 by Miriam (San Angelo, TX, United States)
  • 13

    Apple Turnover Murder: A Hannah Swensen Mystery with Recipes!

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 49 mins)
    • By Joanne Fluke
    • Narrated By Suzanne Toren
    Overall
    (143)
    Performance
    (72)
    Story
    (71)

    Best-selling author Joanne Fluke serves up a tasty treat from her Hannah Swensen series in Apple Turnover Murder. Hannah is feeling the heat when she agrees to bake apple turnovers for a fundraiser and partake in the charity talent contest. But when Hannah discovers the MC dead with one of her apple turnovers in his hand, she realizes someone has murder on the menu.

    Suzanne says: "Apple Turnover Murder"
    Apple Turnover Murder

    Joanne Fluke is one of my favorite mystery authors. My daughter and I have read all her series. I decided to try one of her audio books instead of buy..Show More »

    Reviewed on July 06 2010 by Suzanne (Rochester, NH, USA)
  • 14

    Gingerbread Cookie Murder

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Joanne Fluke, Laura Levine, Leslie Meier
    • Narrated By Suzanne Toren
    Overall
    (119)
    Performance
    (72)
    Story
    (71)

    In this batch of sweet, short murder mysteries, three cooks don’t spoil the broth. New York Times best-selling author Joanne Fluke pens the title story, in which a box of Hannah Swensen’s gingerbread cookies is found near the corpse of her neighbor. Popular co-authors Laura Levine and Leslie Meier offer “The Dangers of Gingerbread Cookies” and “Gingerbread Cookies and Gunshots”, respectively.

    Marilyn S. Hope says: "GingerBread Cookie Murder"
    GingerBread Cookie Murder

    Don't waste your time or money on this one. So short, and not of the quality of her other work. Then the other two books are not up to the quality of..Show More »

    Reviewed on November 01 2010 by Marilyn S. Hope (New Mexico)
  • 15

    Devil’s Food Cake Murder: A Hannah Swensen Mystery with Recipes

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By Joanne Fluke
    • Narrated By Suzanne Toren
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (189)
    Performance
    (130)
    Story
    (128)

    New York Times best-selling author Joanne Fluke will leave listeners hungry for more with this, her best recipe for murder yet. Devil’s Food Cake Murder finds the residents of Lake Eden, Minnesota, buzzing with activity. Perhaps busiest of all is Hannah Swensen, proprietor of The Cookie Jar, who is experimenting with a devil’s food cake recipe. But no matter how hectic times may be, Hannah can always find time to help a friend—particularly a dead one.

    Russell says: "Now thats what I call a cliffhanger ending!"
    Now thats what I call a cliffhanger ending!

    I just finished this book and wow. What an ending! I can't until the next one!

    The book has the same familiar light and fluffy feeling ..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 24 2011 by Russell ()
  • 16

    Cinnamon Roll Murder

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Joanne Fluke
    • Narrated By Suzanne Toren
    Overall
    (145)
    Performance
    (127)
    Story
    (128)

    Best-selling author Joanne Fluke’s Hannah Swensen mysteries have earned her a loyal following. In this 16th delightful installment, the tour bus carrying the Cinnamon Roll Six overturns, sending the band members to the hospital - and the keyboard player to a bizarre and untimely death. Soon Hannah discovers the victim’s surprising secret - and becomes determined to bring the killer to justice.

    Russell says: "Excellent installment"
    Excellent installment

    This is such a fun book.

    I loved listening to this book because:
    - it picked up right where the last book left off and answered the cliff..Show More »

    Reviewed on March 10 2012 by Russell ()
  • 17

    Red Velvet Cupcake Murder: A Hannah Swensen Mystery with Recipes!

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 50 mins)
    • By Joanne Fluke
    • Narrated By Suzanne Toren
    Overall
    (317)
    Performance
    (276)
    Story
    (275)

    New York Times best-selling author Joanne Fluke’s cozy mysteries grow in popularity with each new series entry. One summer in Lake Eden, Minnesota, Hannah Swensen attends the grand opening of a newly refurbished hotel, where her famous red velvet cupcakes will be served in the new Red Velvet lounge. But when a party guest falls from the hotel roof, festivities come to a screeching halt - and Hannah becomes the surprising target of a murder investigation

    Donna says: "Very cute and easy listening"
    Very cute and easy listening

    No...because of the receipes..i want them...in my catalog

    Reviewed on April 24 2013 by Donna (SUNRISE, FL, United States)
  • 18

    Blackberry Pie Murder

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 41 mins)
    • By Joanne Fluke
    • Narrated By Suzanne Toren
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (131)
    Performance
    (114)
    Story
    (115)

    It's been a sleepy summer for the folks of Lake Eden, Minnesota. In fact, it's been a whole four months since anyone in the Swensen family has come across a dead body - a detail that just made the front page of the local paper. And that means Hannah Swensen can finally focus on her bakery. . .or can she? Life is never really quiet for Hannah. After all, her mother's wedding is a little over a month away and guess who Delores put in charge of the planning?

    Susan Fryman says: "Blackberry Pie Murder"
    Blackberry Pie Murder

    Yes, these are such fun, lighthearted books.

    Reviewed on March 05 2014 by Susan Fryman (Alamogordo, New Mexico)