Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Armchair Travel Tuesday With Karen Mom of Three

It's that time again.
Blogger Karen M. Owen has taken over my blog.
Enjoy Karen's
 Armchair Travel Tuesday!

Karen here and this months Armchair Travel Series recommendation is Victoria Hamilton's Merry Muffin Series set in Autumn Vale in Upstate New York. I imagine that it would be very beautiful at this time of year. The yellow golds, crisp reds and orange brown veins of the leaves. This series is set in the fictional and yet picturesque area surrounding Wynter Castle, the castle that widower Merry inherited from  and Uncle she only barely remembers.
There are 4 books in this most wonderful series and you will be swept away to Autmn Vale, made to feel welcome and find your place in the community. Each book I found myself deeper engaged in the series, the characters and setting. Making this one of my most favorite series for sure!

Expert muffin baker Merry Wynter is finally ready to turn her passion into a career.  But when a dead body is found on her property, she’s more worried about cooking up an alibi…

Merry is making a fresh start in small-town Autumn Vale, New York, in the mansion she’s inherited from her late uncle, Melvin. The house is run-down and someone has been digging giant holes on the grounds, but with its restaurant-quality kitchen, the place has potential for her new baking business. She even has her first client—the local retirement home.

Unfortunately, Merry soon finds that quite a few townsfolk didn’t like Uncle Mel, and she has inherited their enmity as well as his home. Local baker Binny Turner and her crazy brother, Tom, blame Melvin for their father’s death, and Tom may be the one vandalizing her land. But when Tom turns up dead in one of the holes in her yard, Merry needs to prove she had nothing to do with his death—or her new muffin-making career may crumble before it starts...

With four books in this series to keep you busy this September  we hope you will enjoy your trip to Autumn Vale! I look forward to sharing next months Armchair Travel Series Selection. I hope you will join me again then. 
To learn more about Victoria Hamilton and this series please click here.


  1. Thanks, Karen (and Lisa).

  2. Hello Karen. I enjoyed your post about the Merry Muffin Mystery series. I've never read any of the books. Sounds like the perfect time of year to look into these. Thank you.