Death By A HoneyBee by Abigail Keam


Josiah finds her world turned upside down when a man is found dead in her bee yard, only to discover 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 white 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 mansion which is keeps its secrets to the grave. The past is never past in Kentucky.

Reader's Favorite Gold Medal Award 2010
Josiah Reynolds is an unikely and compelling . . . new crime solver. –Neil Chethik, author of VoiceMale