J.B. Hawker is a woman of a certain age who still looks forward to the the amazing adventures ahead. As a pastor's wife for more than twenty-five years, she writes about what she knows; the unique, often humorous workings of the small town congregation as viewed from the parsonage. J.B. has published many articles on faith and ministry. "Hollow" the first book in the Bunny Elder series and winner of the BRAG Medallion Award, was her first published fiction.
The Bunny Elder Adventures - full series collection
Complete Bunny Elder series beginning with award-winning mystery, Hollow.
Follow the adventures of the irrepressible Bunny Elder, from the sudden death of her minister husband, through terrifying encounters with a deranged serial killer, Italian mobsters, smugglers and even modern pirates to finding a fulfilling new life and true love.
Can a middle-aged widow rise above horrific circumstances and prove to herself and others she is still a vital, productive, even desirable, woman? These four books allow you to share Bunny's journey of self-discovery and adventure.
The First Ladies Club
Share mystery, mirth and a dose of mayhem with the eclectic group of ministers' wives who make up the First Ladies Club in the fictional seaside community of Bannoch, Oregon. Join them as they set aside differences in denomination, culture and heritage while having a rollicking good time supporting each other through all life's trials and blessings. Their friendship defeats the plans of a despicable escaped convict with evil designs on one of their own.
A Body in the Belfry
Cozy Christian Mystery
The First Ladies Club series tells the story of Rev. Indigo Merrillanne Bishop, the first female pastor to be called to the pulpit of the struggling First Baptist Church of Bannoch, Oregon.
On her own since the death of her husband, also a pastor, Merrill struggles with loneliness and out-dated prejudices as she works to revive the congregation of her troubled, possibly dying, congregation...but to make matters worse, that's not the only death she must deal with.
A Corpse in the Chapel
Cozy Christian Mystery
A teenager’s romantic fantasies lead to tragedy and her butcher walks away.
The young girl’s bones, hidden for decades in the deep woods, cry out for justice. A life cut short, a cowardly killer and a middle-aged flowerchild are stirred together into a tasty stew of wild mushrooms, herbs, vanity and deceit in award-winning author, J. B. Hawker’s latest book.
Will pastor’s wife, Judy Falls, uncover more than a new vegan recipe when she goes hunting for natural ingredients to tempt her husband’s taste buds? Many lives will be changed forever in the small seaside community of Bannoch, Oregon, as the result of one day’s misadventure.
The questions remain, “Can the killer be found and brought to justice? Will the young victim finally rest in peace?”
Get this exciting third book in the First Ladies Club series and find out today.
Cozy Campfire Shorts
Cozy Mystery Short Story Collection
Remember the deliciously scary stories we shared around the campfire when we were kids?
J.B. Hawker has written a collection of spooky tales with a cozy twist to share around your fireside today.
Taking her cue from those creepy campground tales and horror film classics, she spins yarns certain to either put a lump in your throat or tickle your funny bone.
These humorous short stories introduce the character of Matilda Thistlethwaite, soon to be featured in her own series of cozy mysteries.
Cozy Campfire Shorts sample