Hannah Swensen

25 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 8,944 ratings

Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder Publisher's Summary

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.
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  • Book 1

    • Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder

    • By: Joanne Fluke
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 844
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 666
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 658

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fun read

    • By Thomas Straub on 12-12-12

    Regular price: $29.37

  • Book 2

    • Strawberry Shortcake Murder

    • By: Joanne Fluke
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 470
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 374
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 373

    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.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • I won't order these again

    • By Barbara on 01-06-17

    Regular price: $29.37

  • Book 3

    • Blueberry Muffin Murder

    • A Hannah Swensen Mystery
    • By: Joanne Fluke
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 493
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 340
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 343

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Easy Listen

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-21-09

    Regular price: $29.37

  • Book 4

    • Lemon Meringue Pie Murder

    • By: Joanne Fluke
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 379
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 292
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 290

    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.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Is Hannah supposed to be 80?

    • By MeNotYou on 03-01-18

    Regular price: $29.37

  • Book 5

    • Fudge Cupcake Murder

    • By: Joanne Fluke
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 335
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 264
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 259

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Watch out for the recipe

    • By Cynthia on 04-03-09

    Regular price: $29.37

  • Book 6

    • Sugar Cookie Murder

    • By: Joanne Fluke
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 6 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 272
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 209
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 207

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Cute and Fun

    • By aubie99_98 on 09-14-16

    Regular price: $23.77

  • Book 7

    • Peach Cobbler Murder

    • By: Joanne Fluke
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 264
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 207
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 204

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Peach Cobbler Murder

    • By J. E. JONES on 10-05-07

    Regular price: $27.97

  • Book 8

    • Cherry Cheesecake Murder

    • By: Joanne Fluke
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 323
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 252
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 250

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Cherry Cheesecake Murder

    • By J. E. JONES on 10-05-07

    Regular price: $27.97

  • Book 9

    • Key Lime Pie Murder

    • By: Joanne Fluke
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 382
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 237
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 236

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Love Joann Fluke

    • By Kim on 01-31-08

    Regular price: $32.87

  • Book 10

    • Candy Cane Murder

    • By: Joanne Fluke, Leslie Meier, Laura Levine
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79

    Tis the season for trimming the tree, caroling, baking cookies, and curling up by the Yuletide waiting for Santa to drop down the chimney. But in this festive collection of holiday whodunits, murder is also paying a visit.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I love all the Hannah cookie maker, murder catcher, kitty loving lady stories!

    • By Vicki L Isbell on 11-06-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Carrot Cake Murder

    • By: Joanne Fluke
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 299
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 212
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 216

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Joanne Fluke is always a good read

    • By Mayd Marian on 04-30-12

    Regular price: $32.87

  • Book 11

    • Cream Puff Murder

    • A Hannah Swensen Mystery
    • By: Joanne Fluke
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 370
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 254
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 252

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Cream Puff Murder

    • By Andra on 07-08-09

    Regular price: $24.49

  • Book 12

    • Plum Pudding Murder

    • A Hannah Swensen Mystery
    • By: Joanne Fluke
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 307
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 226
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 225

    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!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Plum Pudding Murder

    • By Miriam R. Crump on 10-03-09

    Regular price: $24.49

  • Book 13

    • Apple Turnover Murder

    • A Hannah Swensen Mystery with Recipes!
    • By: Joanne Fluke
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 282
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 196
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 197

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Norman or Mike!!

    • By Sheryl on 07-11-10

    Regular price: $24.49

  • Book 13.5

    • Gingerbread Cookie Murder

    • By: Joanne Fluke, Laura Levine, Leslie Meier
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 11 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 184
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 131
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 133

    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.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • GingerBread Cookie Murder

    • By Marilyn S. Hope on 11-01-10

    Regular price: $27.99

  • Book 14

    • Devil’s Food Cake Murder

    • A Hannah Swensen Mystery with Recipes
    • By: Joanne Fluke
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 357
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 281
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 277

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Now thats what I call a cliffhanger ending!

    • By SRuss on 02-24-11

    Regular price: $27.99

  • Book 15

    • Cinnamon Roll Murder

    • By: Joanne Fluke
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 275
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 245
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 248

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent installment

    • By SRuss on 03-10-12

    Regular price: $24.49

  • Book 16

    • Red Velvet Cupcake Murder

    • A Hannah Swensen Mystery with Recipes!
    • By: Joanne Fluke
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 537
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 479
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 476

    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

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very cute and easy listening

    • By Donna on 04-24-13

    Regular price: $24.49

  • Book 17

    • Blackberry Pie Murder

    • By: Joanne Fluke
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 9 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 456
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 406
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 412

    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?

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A Book With No Ending

    • By Gale on 03-04-14

    Regular price: $24.49

  • Book 18

    • Double Fudge Brownie Murder

    • By: Joanne Fluke
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 523
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 467
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 469

    Life in Lake Eden, Minnesota, is usually pleasantly uneventful. Lately, though, it seems everyone has more than their fair share of drama to manage. With so much on her plate, Hannah Swensen can barely find the time to think about her bakery - let alone the town's most recent murder... Hannah is nervous about the upcoming trial for her involvement in a tragic accident. She's eager to clear her name once and for all, but her troubles only double when she finds the judge bludgeoned to death with his own gavel.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible. just terrible

    • By Danesha S Carley on 03-07-15

    Regular price: $24.49

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