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Faith Martin is the pen name of British author Jacquie Walton, best known for her DI Hillary Greene series. Walton first began as a romance writer under the Maxine Barry pen name, and she's also written books as Joyce Cato
In this post, we'll take a look at the Jenny Starling series of books in reading order.
ALL OF FAITH MARTIN'S JENNY STARLING BOOKS IN ORDER
The Jenny Starling book series follows travelling cook and reluctant amateur detective Jenny Starling. Her wealthy father is a celebrity chef, now divorced from Jenny's mother. Unlike her father, however, Jenny prefers to travel the country doing catering jobs in her red van.
The Jenny Starling series of books was first published under the pen name Joyce Cato with different titles. We're listing the Jenny Starling books in their new, current form (the way you'll find them on most online retailers and library catalogs). Below, you'll find the complete Jenny Starling reading order.
JENNY STARLING BOOK 1 | The Birthday Mystery
The series starts out with Jenny Starling catering the 21st birthday party of upper-class twins Alicia and Justin. Unfortunately, she arrives to a police-filled scene because one of the guests drowned in the pool. Incredibly, the party goes on – until another guest falls dead, poisoned by Jenny's food.
JENNY STARLING BOOK 2 | The Winter Mystery
Jenny is happily preparing for the holidays when a member of the family she's working for is found dead. The head of the family blames Jenny, and it's up to her to clear her name.
JENNY STARLING BOOK 3 | The Riverboat Mystery
During a stint on a luxury paddle steamer, Jenny gets caught up in the death of a passenger. She'll have to follow the clues, and ignore a great many red herrings to solve this case.
JENNY STARLING BOOK 4 | The Castle Mystery
Working her dream job in a castle cooking for Lord and Lady Avonsleigh, Jenny Starling is happy. Happy, that is, until a staff member is found murdered.
JENNY STARLING BOOK 5 | The Oxford Mystery
When womanizing taxidermy society president (yes, you read that right), Maurice Rains is found with knife in his neck, Jenny Starling takes time away from her summer job cooking at Oxford College. It doesn't take long for suspects to appear – among them, Maurice's wife and at least one lover.
JENNY STARLING BOOK 6 | The Teatime Mystery
Cricket player Tristan Jones is found murdered at a match Jenny Starling is catering. Handsome and athletic, Jones has a reputation for going after married women – leaving no shortage of suspects.
JENNY STARLING BOOK 7 | The Country Inn Mystery
This book finds our heroine cooking at an idyllic countryside inn. It all seems to be going swimmingly until a leading actress turns up dead. It's only then that Jenny realises the inn is full of secrets, lies, and simmering romance.
WILL THERE BE MORE JENNY STARLING BOOKS IN THE SERIES?
Although there's been no word on future books in the Jenny Starling series, author Faith Martin has another series fans of Jenny Starling are sure to like.
The previously mentioned DI Hilary Greene series currently has 19 books ready to read. You can check out the DI Hilary Greene series HERE.
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