Gayle Leeson

Biography

Gayle Leeson (pseudonyms Amanda Lee and Gayle Trent) writes the Ghostly Fashionista Mystery Series and the Down South Cafe mystery series. As Gayle Trent, she writes the Daphne Martin Cake Decorating series and the Myrtle Crumb series. As Amanda Lee, Gayle wrote the Embroidery Mystery series set on the Oregon coast.

Where to find Gayle Leeson online

Where to buy in print

Videos

Wicked Stitch Book Trailer
When murder strikes the small town of Tallulah Falls, embroidery shop owner Marcy Singer isn’t afraid of getting into the knitty-gritty to clear her own name…

Series

Myrtle Crumb Mysteries
The Party Line, a Myrtle Crumb Mystery prequel, shows readers where Myrtle's sleuthing all began--with her telephone's party line! Ada, Tansie Miller's daughter, has moved back home. Word on the party line is that her husband has shown an interest in another woman. When the other woman is found dead, Myrtle is on the case! Myrtle is the sassy, sixty-something sleuth who won readers over in Between A Clutch and a Hard Place, When Good Bras Go Bad, and Claus of Death.

Books

Tea For You
Price: Free! Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2020 by L.L. Bartlett. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
We hope you enjoy this complimentary cookbooklet based on the Victoria Square Mysteries and the Life On Victoria Square companion series. They feature Katie Bonner, owner of Victoria Square’s anchor, Artisans Alley, and the Square’s tea shop, Tealicious. She is also the president of the Victoria Square Merchants Association.
A Murderous Misconception
Series: The Victoria Square Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,630. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2020 by L.L. Bartlett. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Katie Bonner loses her lunch—literally—when her social media account serves up a shocking announcement. Her boyfriend Andy’s assistant manager, Erikka, is pregnant, and apparently with his child. And when Erikka turns up dead, the Sheriff is certain either Katie or Andy is to blame. But Erikka wasn't pregnant. Was Erikka's misconception the only way she could conceive of stealing Andy from Katie?
Designs On Murder
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,330. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Amanda decides to lease retail space in historic Abingdon, she's surprised to learn that she has a resident ghost. But soon Maxine "Max", a young woman who died in 1930, isn't the only dead person at the retail complex. Mark, a web designer who rented space at Shops On Main, is shot in his office. Max insists that she and Amanda solve the crime. But Amanda doesn't want to be the next victim!
Killer Wedding Cake
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,530. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Daphne Martin’s wedding to Ben Jacobs is only a couple of weeks away. An award-winning cake decorator, Daphne is busy designing their wedding cake. Everything is going beautifully until Daphne’s ex-husband Todd shows up. When he’s found murdered, Daphne finds herself at the center of the investigation. Can she still make it to the church on time?
The Party Line, a Myrtle Crumb Mystery Prequel
Series: Myrtle Crumb Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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The Party Line, a Myrtle Crumb Mystery prequel, shows readers where Myrtle's sleuthing all began--with her telephone's party line! Ada, Tansie Miller's daughter, has moved back home. Word on the party line is that her husband has shown an interest in another woman. When the other woman is found dead, Myrtle is on the case!