Death by a HoneyBee
Book 1, Josiah Reynolds Mysteries - A Josiah Reynolds Mystery
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Death By A HoneyBee is a Gold Medal winner from Readers' Favorite and a Finalist in the USA BOOK NEWS Best Book List of 2011. Josiah Reynolds, a former art history professor, was once a celebrity with wealth, social position, and a famous husband. Now all of that is gone. The professor finds her circumstances drastically altered. Retired, Josiah is now a full time beekeeper trying to stay financially afloat by selling honey at the local Farmers Market. She finds her world turned upside down when a man is found dead in her bee yard, only to discover that the victim is her competitor and nemesis. The police suspect the brutal death is murder and Josiah is their number one suspect. She is determined to find out who is trying to frame her, along with her assistant, Matt, who is twenty years her junior and gay, and her lawyer, Shaneika, a African-American woman, rumored to be a descendant of a historically prominent Lexington family. Josiah s powerful but secretive daughter pops in and out of her mother s life, pulling strings to protect her mother from danger. Set in the beautiful horse country of the Bluegrass, Josiah makes the rounds of quirky characters that can only be found in Kentucky. Fighting an unseen enemy in the glamorous world of Thoroughbreds, oak-cured bourbon and antebellum plantation houses, Josiah struggles to uncover the truth in a city that keeps its secrets well.
Death by a Honeybee
Liked this book. will read more of this author
Good plot twists and thought processes
Death by a Honey Bee
Good read, full of interesting characters, lots of info about bee keeping, a compelling murder mystery and intelligently written. Not sure if it's a 3 or a 4 but vastly better written and entertaining than most of what I find online these days. I recommend it for just about anyone who likes a good mystery. Certainly, it will appeal to women who enjoy a clever, intelligent and nonconformist heroine.
- Category: Women Sleuths
- Published: Mar 23, 2010
- Publisher: Worker Bee Press
- Seller: Abigails
- Print Length: 223 Pages
- Language: English
- Series: Book 1, Josiah Reynolds Mysteries