New York Times Bestselling AuthorsIn Joanne Fluke's The Twelve Desserts of Christmas, someone has it in for two lovestruck schoolteachers, but Hannah Swensen comes to the rescue with her sleuthing skills -- and festive recipes. In Nightmare on Elf Street by Laura Levine, Jaine Austen's gig as a Santa's elf goes from bad to worse when Santa is found murdered -- and Jaine is a suspect. Now all Jaine wants for Christmas is to find the real killer. Leslie Meier's The Christmas Thief involves missing jewels at a Yule ball at the Florida hotel where Elizabeth Stone works. The police are questioning Elizabeth, so it's a good thing her mother, Lucy Stone, is there. 'Tis the season for a little investigating.