Take the Honey and Run (A Bee Keeping Mystery)
by Jennie Marts
This story grabbed me from page 1! I love that the author had me giggling right away and it continued throughout the whole story. Take the Honey and Run Jennie Marts has set this series off to a fantastic start I feel like this is just the bee-ginning of what I truly hope is a long-running series.
~Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book
Take the Honey and Run is the wonderful first book in the new Bee Keeping Mystery series by Jennie Marts. The author wrote an original story with a believable cast, plot, and murder mystery. I enjoyed Take the Honey and Run and can’t wait for the next book
I love the bee and honey theme in TAKE THE HONEY AND RUN. Delicious-sounding food and drink had me craving honey-laden snacks. Smart capable women, a complex mystery, good friendships, and a hint of romance combine to create a wonderful story that is a fantastic start to a new series.
~Cozy Up With Kathy
Take the Honey and Run by Jennie Marts is full of honey, homicide, hilarity, and hunks! (Okay, maybe not FULL of hunks but there are at least three who add a bit of swoon factor to this mystery.)
~Reading is my Superpower
5-STARS for Take the Honey and Run, the first book in the Bee Keeping Mystery series by Jennie Marts. I’m curious about the next installment of the Bee Keeping Mysteries series.I can’t wait to find out, and I hope the reader joins me on the adventure.
Take the Honey and Run was an absolutely delightful cozy from “bee-ginning” to the end! I adored the characters and the town. I cannot wait for more in this series already. I have to know what adventures await Granny Bee, Bailey, Daisy, Sawyer, and everyone else in Humble Hills.
This is the first book I have read by Jennie Marts and the first in a new series, The Bee Keeping Series. This was and enjoyable and quick read that kept me turning pages. I look forward to more in this series.
~Melina’s Book Blog
About Take the Honey and Run
Take the Honey and Run (A Bee Keeping Mystery)
1st in Series
Setting – Colorado
Crooked Lane Books (July 18, 2023)
Hardcover : 336 pages
ISBN-10 : 1639103074
ISBN-13 : 978-1639103072
Digital ASIN : B0BJP8RN6Q
The town is all abuzz when a murder occurs in Jennie Marts’ debut cozy mystery, perfect for fans of Jenn McKinlay and Amanda Flower.
As a successful mystery author, Bailey Briggs writes about murder, but nothing prepares her for actually discovering the dead body of the founder of her hometown of Humble Hills, Colorado. Bailey grew up at Honeybuzz Mountain Ranch and was raised by her beekeeping grandmother, Blossom Briggs, aka Granny Bee, and her two eccentric sisters, Aster and Marigold—which is why she drops everything to come home and help Granny Bee after a bad fall.
A broken foot doesn’t stop her grandmother from ruling The Hive, her granny’s book club, or continuing to prepare and package her bee-inspired products. But when Bailey’s grandmother’s infamous “Honey I’m Home” hot spiced honey turns out to “bee” the murder weapon and her granny is now the prime suspect, Bailey has no choice but to use her fictional detective skills to help solve the murder and “smoke out” the real culprit.
With the help of Bailey’s witty bestie, a pair of meddling aunts, the feisty members of The Hive, and her computer-savvy daughter, this amateur sleuth is determined to solve the case. A malicious attack and an ominous threat reveal that someone wants Bailey to butt out of the investigation, but there’s no way she’s backing down. She must use her skills to uncover the truth and catch the clever culprit before her grandmother ends up bee-hind bars.
About Jennie Marts
Jennie Marts is the USA TODAY Best-selling author of award-winning books filled with love, laughter, and always a happily ever after. Readers call her books “laugh out loud” funny and the “perfect mix of romance, humor, and steam.” Fic Central claimed one of her books was “the most fun I’ve had reading in years.”
She is living her own happily ever after in the mountains of Colorado with her husband, two dogs, and a parakeet who loves to tweet to the oldies. She’s addicted to Diet Coke, adores Cheetos, and believes you can’t have too many books, shoes, or friends.
Her books range from Western romance to cozy mysteries, but they all have the charm and appeal of quirky small-town life. She loves genre-mashups like adding romance to her Page Turners cozy mysteries and creating the hockey-playing cowboys in the Cowboys of Creedence. The same small-town community comes to life with more animal antics in her latest Creedence Horse Rescue series. And her sassy heroines and hunky heroes carry over in her heartwarming, feel good romances from Hallmark Publishing. Her newest cozy mystery, Take the Honey and Run: A Bee Keeping Mystery, debuts this July.
Jennie loves to hear from readers. Follow her on Facebook at Jennie Marts Books, Twitter at @JennieMarts, and at jenniemartswriter on Instagram. Visit her at www.jenniemarts.com and sign up for her newsletter to keep up with the latest news and releases.
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