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Nancy's a USA today bestselling author of more than 60 novels. Nancy's originally from Vancouver, Canada but she tends to wander. She currently lives in an 18th century house in Bath, England where she loves to pretend she's Jane Austen, or at least a character in a Jane Austen novel. When she's not writing, she's hiking, skiing, traveling or sipping wine. She's appeared on the front page of the New York Times (when her book, Speed Dating launched Harlequin's NASCAR series), has been a clue in a crossword puzzle (National Post, Canada) and she's been a finalist for the RITA award three times, honored by Romantic Times Magazine and often shares her love of writing in her popular workshops.
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Like the vampires who live downstairs and pop up to the shop when they run out of wool, or for their late night knitting club. They've even offered to help Lucy learn how to knit. She discovers she's a witch and has some quirky relatives she never knew about. Her Grandmother's supposed to be dead, but keeps showing up. It's enough to send Lucy screaming back to Boston, except there's a mystery to solve and Oxford and her new vampire friends are kind of growing on her...
"Charming, light-hearted and funny." *****
"I'm totally in love with this well-written, imaginative 'other world' in Oxford. The terrific cast of characters bring humor, romance and solving crime -- all while knitting." *****
Enjoy this series by a USA Today Bestselling Author. There's no sex, swearing or gore, but plenty of quirky characters, fun, and a murder mystery to solve. Join the vampire knitting club today. Being undead not required.
Just a regular day at Cardinal Woolsey's Knitting and Yarn shop in Oxford.
When glamorous vampire Sylvia discovers a movie company is remaking one of her most famous silent films, she's determined to get some creative input and decides to make knitting shop owner Lucy the beneficiary of her estate. Lucy will front for Sylvia in dealing with the movie executives who want to recreate the priceless Cartier jewels made specially for the original movie and still owned by Sylvia.
Meanwhile, Lucy's moving along in her witch's training. It's time to choose her own athame, a dagger that she'll use for spells.
With all that going on she's barely got time to run a knitting shop, never mind solve another murder.
This is book 11 in the Vampire Knitting Club. From a USA Today bestselling author, these stories are cozy, clean, with quirky characters, a too-smart cat, and lots of magic and mayhem. Each can be read alone.
From a USA Today Bestselling author. "Charming, light-hearted and funny."
Lucy Swift's adventures continue in Oxford, England as she still struggles to knit, tries to make sense of her witch powers and manage the late night vampire knitting club with her neighbors who live beneath her knitting shop. When murder comes calling, though, her undead, nosy neighbors are only too willing to help this amateur sleuth solve the case.
These books contain no gore, bad language or sex, what they do offer is quirky characters, mysteries to solve and a very clever cat.
The Earl of Frome gets a shock when a gaggle of nosy bird watchers gang up on him. When one of them winds up dead, it doesn't look good for the Earl. Amateur baker Poppy Wilkinson gets embroiled in yet another murder mystery. It's a good thing she's got witchy powers as she has to solve a murder, try and learn more about her own mysterious beginnings and turn out a winning cake, because it's cake week in the competition tent.
From USA Today Bestselling author Nancy Warren comes the 5th book in the witches baking series. Each book can be read alone. They feature no sex, gore or bad language but lots of clues, some quirky humor, and recipes. "Just my cup of tea--with cake!"
A Holiday Market
With crafts, toys, hot chocolate
And a killer!
The Vampire Knitting Club decide to take part in Oxford’s Holiday Market, selling exquisite hand knit scarves, sweaters and gift items. Their most popular item is the hand knit Christmas stocking, brightly colored and extra long to squeeze in a few extra small gifts.
But when a sales clerk in another booth is found strangled with one of the stockings, Lucy Swift and her undead detectives are on the case, determined to find out who would do such a terrible thing. And why.
In the meantime, Lucy’s working hard at her spell book, learning to be a witch, with the help of her black cat familiar and her new assistant. Meritanum is a three thousand year old Egyptian witch and she’s having trouble with some of the concepts of modern life, such as traffic, Smart Phones and anything powered by electricity.
Life at Cardinal Woolsey’s knitting shop, in Oxford, England, is as colorful as the most garish Christmas sweater.
Join in the fun. This cozy mystery has no sex or gore, just lots of humor and fun. Grab your copy today!
Lucy’s first love potion goes horribly wrong
Romances get tangled
But worse, someone dies!
Romance is in the air on Harrington Street, Oxford. Detective Inspector Ian Chisholm is finally showing interest in Lucy, though the members of the vampire knitting club aren’t too thrilled to have the police hanging around so close to Cardinal Woolsey’s yarn shop. Up the street at Frogg Books, shop assistant Alice is in love with her bookish boss, Charlie, who doesn’t seem to notice.
Lucy’s trying to become more proficient as a witch and when her cousin Violet talks her into brewing up a love potion to bring Alice and Charlie together, it seems like a harmless way to improve her craft.
Until someone dies.
Is Lucy’s love potion more deadly than cupid’s arrow? Or is there a killer on the loose?
Purls and Potions is Book 5 in the best-selling Vampire Knitting Club series. There’s no sex, gore or cliff-hanger endings, just lots of humor and quirky characters—including Nyx, Lucy’s black cat and familiar. Each book can be enjoyed on its own.
Start reading your copy, today.
With great power comes...great big trouble when you make a mistake. Between managing a book shop in a postcard-pretty village in County Cork, Ireland, running a book club made up of vampires, and solving murders, my life is pretty full. Throw in that I'm a middle-aged witch with some powerful magic, if I do say so myself, and sometimes my brain hits overload. Is that what happened? I don't know, but when magic goes wrong in a town as quirky as Ballydehag, hold onto your broomsticks. You're in for a crazy ride.
A Spelling Mistake is book 3 in the Vampire Book Club series of cozy paranormal mysteries. Each can be read alone and there is no bad language or gore. There is humor, murder solving and a touch of romance from the best-selling author of the Vampire Knitting Club series.
The Gargoyle Club is a secret society in Oxford’s Cardinal College, where privileged young men from important families get drunk and rowdy and cause trouble. Rafe, as a member of the club, is not impressed with these newest Gargoyles.
Meanwhile, a social climbing high school friend of Lucy’s is in town. Is she really after an art history degree or is her purpose more devious?
When someone dies during a club dinner it looks like more than boys behaving badly. It’s up to Lucy and her undead knitters to solve the crime.
From a USA Today Bestselling Author. This is part of the vampire knitting club series but each book can be read as a standalone. These books are free of swearing and gore and packed full of quirky characters, magic, a touch of romance and a lot of fun. Join the club today. Being undead not a requirement.
She's stuck in a dead end job, going nowhere, but she's been fine with it. She's 45 and divorced. Her husband left her for her best friend—so cliche! But it was all good—until Quinn, a practicing witch, broke a major rule, and found her boring existence turned upside down. Suddenly, she finds herself thousands miles away from the bustling metropolis of Seattle and plunked down in the sleepy little hamlet of Ballydehag, Ireland, and proprietress of a charming little bookshop. Surely, there's no chance for a middle aged witch to get into any trouble here....right? Uh......
"A rollicking good read, with a delightful cast of characters, and some special guest appearances from The Vampire Knitting Club. Nancy Warren delivers a delightful new mystery series."
You will fall in love with this series about second chances, magical mayhem, and book club unlike any other. From the USA Today Bestselling author of the Vampire Knitting Club series.
What if the fortune teller at the local village fair is a witch? And all her fortunes come true—even when she foresees a death...
When Lucy Swift’s cousin Violet decides to take over as the fortune teller at Moreton-under-Wychwood’s annual summer fête, Lucy thinks being her assistant will be a fun way to spend a Saturday. That is, until someone’s murdered, and the locals turn on Violet who foresaw the death.
To save her, Lucy and her band of undead amateur sleuths have to find out what’s really going on in this charming Cotswolds village. What better way than to offer knitting classes? No one has to know that the teacher is a vampire.
But uncovering the dark secrets under the postcard-prettiness will bring great danger to Lucy and those she loves.
Fair Isle and Fortunes can be read as a stand-alone mystery in this best-selling series. There's no violence or gore, just a good, clean mystery, with a lot of fun, a crazy-smart cat, tangled knitting, and a few laughs.
Cardinal Woolsey’s Yarn Shop has been chosen to appear on TV
Until a murder stops the cameras…
Celebrity knitting designer Teddy Lamont is coming to Cardinal Woolsey’s knitting and yarn shop in Oxford to run a special class that will be televised.
Lucy Swift can’t wait to host the popular, flamboyant designer and boost her business.
But from the first day things go wrong. One student is nothing but trouble on and off camera. When she winds up dead, the publicity Lucy was hoping for turns out to be the wrong kind.
Lucy and her band of undead amateur sleuths have to figure out who the killer is before her business winds up dead.
Book seven in the best-selling Vampire Knitting Club series can be read on its own, but it’s also fun to read the entire series. You’ll find quirky characters, genuine mysteries, a novice witch and vampires who love to knit, but no violence, gore or swearing. Just good, clean, (murderous) fun.
Who invited Death to the wedding?
When an ancient beam falls on one of the guests at Charlie and Alice’s wedding, it looks like the work of the death watch beetle, an insect that eats old timbers. But fledgling witch Lucy and the vampire knitting club aren’t so sure. Could there be a murderer casting blame on the wood-chomping insects?
Meanwhile, the old broom that’s always stood in the corner of Cardinal Woolsey’s knitting and yarn shop seems to have a mind of its own, and Lucy’s cat is ready to hop aboard and take the broom for a spin. With or without Lucy.
Between learning a new knitting stitch and keeping her broom and cat earthbound, Lucy hasn’t got time to solve a murder—until it turns out the next victim is someone she loves.
Join Lucy and her eccentric band of amateur sleuths in Oxford as they attempt to unravel a twisted skein of clues and catch a killer without dropping a stitch.
This is book 8 in the Vampire Knitting Club series of paranormal cozy mysteries, but each book can be read as a standalone novel. There's no violence, gore, swearing or sex, just a lot of fun. One reviewer says, "I'm a total addict to this series."