Buzz Off

Book 1 in the Queen Bee Mysteries Series

When beekeeper Story Fischer is on the case, you can run-but you can't hive.

It's September-National Honey Month-in Moraine, Wisconsin, and things are looking up for Story Fischer. Her messy divorce is final; the honey from her beekeeping business has been harvested; and the Wild Clover, the market she owns, is thriving. Life seems pretty sweet until her mentor in the honey business is found stung to death in his apiary.

Story is still trying to explain to the panicked locals that Manny was killed by wasps, not honeybees, when another body is found floating in the Oconomowoc River. This time the evidence points to Story's ex. Sure, Clay's a womanizer and a buzz kill-but a murderer?

With the townsfolk stirred up against her honeybees, and a handsome cop-who also happens to be Story's former high school sweetheart-putting Clay in cuffs, it's up to Story to get them both out of a very sticky situation.


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Mind Your Own Beeswax

Book 2 in the Queen Bee Mysteries Series

Story Fischer has her hands full with her successful local market, her Queen Bee Honey business, and her new maybe boyfriend, Hunter Wallace,but being abandoned by a hive looking for better digs puts the busy beekeeper in a bad mood. While Story looks for the hive, the rest of Moraine, Wisconsin is searching for a woman with a checkered past whose return has the whole town buzzing.

When she finds the dead body in the woods, she's in a sticky situation indeed. Story just can't seem to mind her own beeswax. But this time, she might just get stung...



Praise for the Queen Bee Series

"Hannah Reed delivers action, excitement, and heart."
~ Julie Hyzy, award-winning author of Grace Under Pressure

"One honey of a tale."
~ Lorna Barrett, New York Times bestselling author of the Booktown Mysteries

"Once readers get a taste of the Queen Bee mysteries, they will be swarming for more."
~ Cleo Coyle, national bestselling author

“Reed is on my list of favorite authors.”
~ Miami Herald Examiner

“The characters are wonderful. Keep ‘em coming!”
~ Crimespree Magazine

 


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Plan Bee

Book 3 in the Queen Bee Mysteries Series

Moraine’s annual Harmony Festival is anything but harmonious for Story Fischer. She’s lost this year’s Honey Queen crown to the town’s biggest shoplifter, her domineering mother wants Story’s beehive banned from The Wild Clover festival booth, and a visiting twelve-year-old genius is wreaking havoc with his explosive science experiments…

Then Story stumbles upon a dead body in the cemetery, only to have it disappear—and then reappear during the festival parade. When her mother begins dating the prime suspect and the young scientist goes missing, Story is determined to get to the bottom of this murder. It’s up to her to make a beeline for the truth before everything in Moraine blows sky high.



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Beeline To Trouble

Book 4 in the Queen Bee Mysteries Series

Folks in Moraine,Wisconsin, are buzzing about the latest swarm of trouble humming around StoryFischer…

It’s a real buzz-kill when beekeeperStory Fischer gets a visit from her frantic sister. Now she has to help host acombative trio of professional food flavorists. Good thing the well-stockedshelves of Story’s grocery store, the Wild Clover, can provide the morningmeal. During a pre-lunch tour of Story’shives, however, one of the guests is found dead. Just what Story needs onlydays after hunky boyfriend, Hunter Wallace, finally decided to move in. As if adead body isn’t enough to put a damper on romance, Story becomes a primesuspect when the carrot juice she brought with the breakfast fixings is foundto contain poison. Now it’s up to Story to comb through the evidence and findthe real perpetrator before she ends up getting stung herself..


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Beewitched

The latest Queen Bee Mystery in a series that's "a sweet treat for cozy mystery fans." (Fresh Fiction)

Beekeeper Story Fischer has stocked the shelves of her market, The Wild Clover, in preparation for the influx of produce-crazy tourists about to invade Moraine, Wisconsin. In fact, with the apple cider and caramel apple stand on Main Street and the corn maze out at Country Delight Farm, the whole town is ready for the swarm.

But when a self-proclaimed witch moves into town, the neighbors are all abuzz with questions. Is the quirky newcomer a good witch or a bad one? Story thinks Dyanna Crane is perfectly nice, albeit a little eccentric. But after an entire coven shows up for a new moon ritual—and one of the witches ends up dead in the corn maze—Story must comb through both fact and fiction, before anyone else is murdered under the cover of magic…

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