Book Release: The Mountain Mystic by Russell W. Johnson

We are please to announce the second book in The Mountaineer Mysteries, The Mountain Mystic by Russell W. Johnson. We hope you’ll enjoy it as much as you did The Moonshine Messiah. What to Expect inside… Since succeeding her dearly departed husband, Bill, to become Jasper County’s first female sheriff, Mary Beth Cain has closed […]

2024 Sneak Peek

As 2023 comes to a close, I want to thank our readers on behalf of myself and our authors for supporting Shotgun Honey and Shotgun Honey Books. The year hasn’t been without its bumps and hiccups, but these are things that help us learn and grow. To improve. We’ve published many wonderful books over the […]

Book Release: The Moonshine Messiah by Russell W. Johnson

We are please to announce the debut release by Russell W. Johnson, The Moonshine Messiah, the first book in the Mountaineer Mysteries. What to Expect inside… As if being a woman sheriff in the West Virginia coal fields wasn’t tough enough, Mary Beth Cain’s life is complicated by the fact that the local hillbilly crime […]

New Authors: Chris McGinley, Mark Powell, Coy Hall, Brett Lovell

We are happy to announce our final additions to the 2023 author release schedule. Chris McGinley (Coal Black: Stories) returns to Shotgun Honey with his debut novel Once These Hills. Quick Synopsis It’s 1898 in eastern Kentucky. Three violent convicts escape the penitentiary and unleash Hell on the tiny mountain community of Black Boar. Lydia […]

Shooter’s Remorse by Russell W. Johnson

Mickey was so dopesick his hand shook when he answered the motel room door. Outside was Babes Dela Cruz, a strange sight for bloodshot eyes, in her thin dress and patchwork coat, the little Filipina grandma looking more like a homeless lady than a smack dealer. “Didn’t expect you to come yourself,” Mickey said. “Heard […]

New Authors: Russell W. Johnson, Ilyn Welch, and Meagan Lucas

We are excited to announce the signing of three new authors to the Shotgun Honey Books family: Russell W. Johnson, Ilyn Welch, and Meagan Lucas. Russell W. Johnson brings Shotgun Honey a novel set in the hills of West Virginia with his bedraggled protagonist Sheriff Mary Beth Cain titled Moonshine Messiah. Quick Synopsis Sheriff Mary […]