Author: Hannah Reed

Hannah Reed is the pen name of author Deb Baker.

As Deb (her real name) she has authored The Gertie Johnson Backwoods Adventures and The Dolls To Die For Series. In her youth, Deb dreamed of working as a private investigator or as an undercover cop. So when Deb began writing a new series, the Queen Bee mysteries, she did something she always wanted to do -- she went undercover with an alias! Hannah was one of her all-time favorite names. Reed was her great-grandmother’s maiden name. So she put the two together.

As it turns out, the author Hannah Reed is much younger than Deb Baker. She’s also more daring, more willing to step right into the midst of any sticky situation, and she’s not afraid to tell it like it is. As Deb says, “Look out! When Hannah’s around, big trouble is sure to follow.”

Deb considers herself a late bloomer; she graduated from college at the ripe age of forty-five with a degree in English. As she says, she became involved in creative writing in her last year at school and discovered that she loved to kill people (but only in fiction!)

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Dressed to Kilt - A Scottish Highlands Mystery, #3

Dressed to Kilt
  • Number: 9780425265840
  • Release: 2016-07-05
  • Author: Hannah Reed
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery, Suspense: Cozy Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley
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The national bestselling author of Hooked on Ewe is back with a mysterious murder that leaves the Scottish village of Glenkillen shaken and stirred...

Winter is leaving the residents of Glenkillen snowbound, but Eden isn’t about to let the weather dampen her spirits. With only a little time left in Scotland, she’s determined to make the most of it—starting with attending a fancy whisky tasting with local looker Leith Cameron. But her classy date turns into a major party foul after a woman is found drowned in one of the vats of alcohol.

Eden immediately steps in as a Special Constable to help solve the case, but her investigation turns sour when she realizes that the killer could be somehow connected to her own Scottish heritage. Now, in order to find the proof she needs to put the murderer behind bars, she’ll have to take a shot at unearthing her family’s past—before she herself winds up buried...


Hooked on Ewe - A Scottish Highlands Mystery, #2

Hooked on Ewe
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9780425265833
  • Release: 2015-07-07
  • Author: Hannah Reed
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery, Suspense: Cozy Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley
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In national bestselling author Hannah Reed’s latest Scottish Highlands mystery, aspiring romance novelist Eden Elliott discovers the landscape isn’t the only thing that’s dramatic when a local woman is done in...

It’s early September in Glenkillen, Scotland, when American expat (and budding romance novelist) Eden Elliott is recruited by the local inspector to act as a special constable. Fortunately it’s in name only, since not much happens in Glenkillen.

For now Eden has her hands full with other things: preparing for the sheepdog trial on the MacBride farm—a fundraiser for the local hospice—and helping her friend Vicki with her first yarn club skein-of-the-month deliveries. Everything seems to be coming together—until the head of the welcoming committee is found strangled to death with a club member’s yarn.

Now Eden feels compelled to honor her commitment as constable and herd together the clues, figure out which ones are dogs, and which ones will lead to a ruthless killer . . .


Off Kilter - A Scottish Highlands Mystery, #1

Off Kilter
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9780425265826
  • Release: 2014-10-07
  • Author: Hannah Reed
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery, Suspense: Cozy Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley
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National bestselling author Hannah Reed brings mystery lovers the first in a brand-new series, in which a young writer finds herself swept up in a murder amidst the glens and lochs of the Scottish Highlands?

After the recent death of her mother and the dissolution of her marriage, thirty-something Eden Elliott is seriously in need of a fresh start. At the urging of her best friend, bestselling author Ami Pederson, Eden decides to embark on an open-ended trip to the picturesque village of Glenkillen in the Scottish Highlands, to do some hands-on research for a book of her own. But almost as soon as Eden arrives in the quaint town, she gets caught up in a very real drama?

The town’s sheep shearer is found murdered?clipped with his own shears?and the locals suspect Vicki MacBride, an outsider whose father’s recent death left her the surprise heir to his lucrative sheep farm. Eden refuses to believe the affable heiress is a murderer, but can she prove that someone is out to frame her new friend before she finds herself on the receiving end of more shear terror?


Beeline to Trouble - A Queen Bee Mystery

Beeline to Trouble
  • Number: B008JHXQS4
  • Release: 2012-12-04
  • Author: Hannah Reed
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley
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Folks in Moraine, Wisconsin, are buzzing about the latest swarm of trouble humming around Story Fischer…

It’s a real buzz-kill when beekeeper Story Fischer gets a visit from her frantic sister. Now she has to help host a combative trio of professional food flavorists. Good thing the well-stocked shelves of Story’s grocery store, the Wild Clover, can provide the morning meal.

During a pre-lunch tour of Story’s hives, however, one of the guests is found dead. Just what Story needs only days after hunky boyfriend, Hunter Wallace, finally decided to move in. As if a dead body isn’t enough to put a damper on romance, Story becomes a prime suspect when the carrot juice she brought with the breakfast fixings is found to contain poison. Now it’s up to Story to comb through the evidence and find the real perpetrator before she ends up getting stung herself...


Plan Bee - A Queen Bee Mystery

Plan Bee
  • Number: B005ERIRJU
  • Release: 2012-01-03
  • Author: Hannah Reed
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley
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Moraine, Wisconsin's annual Harmony Festival is anything but harmonious for Story Fischer, as a dead body makes an uninvited appearance in the parade-and the person who may be responsible for putting it there starts dating Story's mother...


Mind Your Own Beeswax - A Queen Bee Mystery

Mind Your Own Beeswax
  • Number: B004Q7DOPQ
  • Release: 2011-05-03
  • Author: Hannah Reed
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley
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Things are going well for beekeeper Story Fischer, whose hands are full with a successful local market, her Queen Bee Honey business, and a new boyfriend. But when she finds the dead body of local woman with a checkered past right near her hive, she's in a sticky situation indeed.


Buzz Off - A Queen Bee Mystery

Buzz Off
  • Number: B003XQEW20
  • Release: 2010-09-07
  • Author: Hannah Reed
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley
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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 her market is thriving. Life seems pretty sweet...until her bee mentor is found dead in his apiary. Now Story has to find her way out of a very sticky situation.


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