Honey Driver Murder Mystery by Jean G. Goodhind

Honey Driver Murder Mystery series is set in Bath. Hannah ‘Honey’ Driver is a single mother to a nineteen year old Lindsey. Honey’s the owner of Green River Hotel and is appointed as a crime liaison by Casper St. John Gervais, the chief of Bath Hotels Association.

Whenever there is a crime, especially associated with hotels in Bath, Detective Steve Doherty is accompanied by Honey. Steve and Honey also have a chemistry. Their attraction began the moment they first met. But both take their own sweet time to confess their feelings for each other.

#1: Murder, Bed & Breakfast

An American tourist goes missing and then washes up dead on the riverbank. The tourist was staying at Ferny Down Bed & Breakfast, owned by Cora Herbert. Cora’s ex is just out of prison and the last thing she needs to spoil her reputation is a dead guest.

My Rating:

Rating: 5 out of 5.

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#2: Menu for Murder

A cooking competition between Bath’s top chefs. Honey’s head chef Smudger comes second while his arch nemesis wins the prize. They get into a fight soon after winners are declared. The next day, the arch nemesis is found dead in his own kitchen. Stuffed in the oven like a prize turkey. All fingers point to Smudger but she knows he’s innocent.

My Rating:

Rating: 5 out of 5.

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#3: Walking with Murder

Honey Driver agrees, rather grudgingly, to join a friend on a ghost walk around the crescents and terraces of historic Georgian Bath. One of the walkers is found murdered in a dusty antiques shop. As one of the last people to see the victim alive, Honey feels bound to investigate.

My Rating:

Rating: 4 out of 5.

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#4: The Jane Austen Murders

At a film set of a Jane Austen movie, the leading actress is found murdered. She was last seen having a fight with Honey. Of course, Honey did not kill her. But she must join hands with DS Steve Doherty and catch the killer soon.

My Rating:

Rating: 5 out of 5.

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#5: Murder by Lampshade

Honey is giving Green River Hotel a much needed makeover. But the interior designer she’s hired hasn’t arrived at the scheduled time. She then learns he was found dead – murdered – in a locked bathroom. The paintings he was supposed to bring that fateful day have gone missing too.

My Rating:

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Rating: 3.5 out of 5.

#6: Murder by Mudpack

Honey Driver is asked to go undercover by her police inspector boyfriend Steve to help solve the recent and grisly drowning of a woman at the local spa. Meanwhile, a guest at her hotel dies under suspicious circumstances a day after checking in.

My Rating:

Rating: 2 out of 5.

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#7: Murder at the Roman Baths

Honey Driver is at the funeral of one of her mother’s friends. But before the deceased can be properly laid to rest, another body is found already placed in the grave.

#8: Murder for Christmas

It’s almost Christmas at the Green River Hotel. Proud owner Honey Driver is navigating the chaos that comes with hosting several Christmas parties. However the sudden murder of one of the guests halts all the festivities.

There’s no shortage of suspects. Just as Honey starts investigating, her daughter Lindsey goes missing

#9: Murder at the Manor House

It’s a crisp sunny day when Honey Driver and fiancé Steve decide to check out Cobden Manor in the hope of starting a new hotel there. The charming country house has fallen on hard times but Honey is confident she can transform its fortunes.

Their plans come crashing to a halt when Honey stumbles across the body of a famous ex-television presenter stuffed unceremoniously up the chimney of one of the outhouses.

#10: A Crooked Murder

It’s the spookiest night of the year and Honey Driver dresses up as Morticia Addams to go to the Halloween birthday party of one of her oldest friends at the Moss End Hotel.

Alas, the party is a disaster — under-catered, overcrowded and full of other Morticias, including the hostess.

Mr and Mrs Crook, the owners, are nowhere to be seen. Then the guests find they have been locked inside the hotel. Once the revellers manage to escape through the French windows, the Crooks are finally discovered… dead