The Killing Bee

When writer and stay at home dad Jacob Burns arrives at his sons school to a chorus of battle cries, he thinks for one nostalgic, bittersweet second that he s gone back in time to the 60s But no There s no riot going on just a bunch of bored, brainy kids One stubborn, set in his ways principal And a whole lot of very angry parents.Jacob and his fellow comradWhen writer and stay at home dad Jacob Burns arrives at his sons school to a chorus of battle cries, he thinks for one nostalgic, bittersweet second that he s gone back in time to the 60s But no There s no riot going on just a bunch of bored, brainy kids One stubborn, set in his ways principal And a whole lot of very angry parents.Jacob and his fellow comrades have been lobbying for a gifted and talented program that will offer their precocious progeny some semblance of challenge But the principal is the worst of all possible enemies he s a paper pusher, a red tape supportera bureaucrat And when he s brained to death with a spelling bee trophy, Jacob starts to wonder if someone s taken this revolution thing just a little too far.
The Killing Bee When writer and stay at home dad Jacob Burns arrives at his sons school to a chorus of battle cries he thinks for one nostalgic bittersweet second that he s gone back in time to the s But no There

  • Title: The Killing Bee
  • Author: Matt Witten
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 237
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • 1 thought on “The Killing Bee”

    1. I totally enjoyed the search for the person that killed Sam Meckel, the principal of the local public school. Everyone was a suspect that had been at school that morning. Jacob Burns, a writer and stay at home dad, with past experience as a private investigator, questions friends, parents in his neighborhood making everyone uncomfortable. I really never figured out who did it until the end. Knowing how important student test scores are to public schools and how stupid it is to value the scores m [...]

    2. The Killing Bee - NRMat WittenWriter and stay-at-home dad Jacob Burns investigates the murder of a grade school principal in this new mystery from Law & Order executive story editor Matt WittenIt just didn't work for me, but that could be just be me.

    3. I just couldn't get into this book. The story line caught my attention but didn't have me wanting to turn the pages. I won't be reading any others in this series.

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