The Killing Bee
Signet, Nov 2001, 6.50, 256 pp.
After years of futilely trying to sell literary books to publishers and relevant screenplays to studios, author Jacob Burns sells a schlock disaster movie. The interested film company pays Jacob $3 million. Now he remains at home uninterested in writing, but occasionally dabbles in homicide investigations.
One case that he finds interesting involves Laura Braithwaite, accused of killin...