H.Y. Hanna

H.Y. Hanna

Perth, Western Australia

H.Y. (“Hsin-Yi”) Hanna is an award-winning mystery and suspense writer and the author of the bestselling Oxford Tearoom Mysteries and the BEWITCHED BY CHOCOLATE Mysteries. She has also written romantic suspense and sweet romance, as well as a children’s middle-grade mystery series.

Hsin-Yi graduated from Oxford University with a BA and MA in Biological Sciences and a Master of Studies in Social Anthropology. She tried her hand at a variety of jobs, before returning to her first love: writing. She worked as a freelance journalist for several years, with articles and short stories published in the UK, Australia and NZ, and has won awards for her novels, poetry, short stories and journalism.

Mystery, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Supernatural, Suspense, Thriller & Suspense

The Oxford Tearoom Mysteries Box Set Collection I (Prequel + Books 1 & 2)

“Scones, a tea shop in England, a kitty and a murder… yes, please!” Enjoy the first three books in the Oxford Tearoom Mysteries, in one handy collection! Join tearoom sleuth Gemma Rose, her mischievous feline Muesli, and the nosy Old Biddies as they tackle murder and mystery in the beautiful city of Oxford—not to forget the delights of delicious baking and afternoon tea in a quaint English village! ** 2 Recipes (traditional English scones & velvet cheesecake) included at the end of the collection Books in this box set: ALL-BUTTER SHORTDEAD (Prequel) Gemma ditches her high-flying job and returns to Oxford to follow her dream: opening a traditional English tearoom serving warm buttery scones with jam and clotted cream, and fragrant tea in pretty bone china... Only problem is--murder is the first thing on the menu and Gemma is the key suspect! And the only people Gemma can turn to for help are four nosy old ladies from her local Cotswolds village - not to mention a cheeky little tabby cat named Muesli. Who was the mysterious woman Gemma met on the flight back from Australia and why was she murdered? Now Gemma must find the killer, solve the mystery and clear her name if she's to have her cake--and serve it too! A SCONE TO DIE FOR (Book 1) When an American tourist is murdered with a scone in her quaint English tearoom, Gemma must solve the mystery with the help of the nosy Old Biddies and a mischievous little feline named Muesli. But between her bossy, matchmaking mother and the return of her old college love as a handsome CID detective, Gemma soon has her hands full and her head spinning! Murder is bad for business, especially when customers think your scones are more deadly than delicious. With the body count rising and her tearoom going bust, can Gemma find the killer before things turn to custard? TEA WITH MILK AND MURDER (Book 2) While at an Oxford cocktail party, tearoom owner Gemma Rose overhears a sinister conversation minutes before a University student is fatally poisoned. Could there be a connection? And could her best friend Cassie’s new boyfriend have anything to do with the murder? Gemma decides to start her own investigation, helped by the nosy ladies from her Oxfordshire village and her old college flame, CID detective Devlin O’Connor. But her mother is causing havoc at Gemma’s quaint English tearoom and her best friend is furious at her snooping… and this mystery is turning out to have more twists than a chocolate pretzel! Too late, Gemma realises that she could be the next item on the killer’s menu. Or will her little tabby cat, Muesli, save the day? These books follow British English spelling and usage. Clean read: no graphic violence, sex, or strong language. Genre: humorous culinary cozy mysteries, cat cozy mystery series / women amateur sleuth / British detective mystery OXFORD TEAROOM MYSTERIES All-Butter ShortDead (Prequel) A Scone To Die For (Book 1) Tea with Milk and Murder (Book 2) Two Down, Bun To Go (Book 3) Till Death Do Us Tart (Book 4) Muffins and Mourning Tea (Book 5) Four Puddings and a Funeral (Book 6) Another One Bites the Crust (Book 7)

Witch Chocolate Bites (BEWITCHED BY CHOCOLATE Mysteries ~ Book 4)

Magical chocolates, missing jewels and murder… When novice witch Caitlyn Le Fey heads to the outdoor cinema festival at a beautiful Cotswolds manor, the last thing she expects is for the evening to end in murder. But when a dead man is found with fang marks in his neck and her old vampire uncle, Viktor, is arrested, Caitlyn must use all her newfound magic powers to clear his name. Sleuthing isn't simple, however, with so many strangers arriving at her grandmother's enchanted chocolate shop: there's the secretive village tenant with creepy Goth tastes, the inscrutable new butler at Huntingdon Manor--and a charming Frenchman keen to win Caitlyn's heart. And that's before she has to master the art of making the perfect chocolate soufflé or deal with a Levitation spell gone horribly wrong! Still, at least she has the help of a friendly English mastiff and her naughty kitten, Nibs, not to mention her sassy American cousin and all the village gossips! Then a wild goose chase leads to an unexpected discovery and Caitlyn realises that she's missed a clue under her nose all along. Can she solve the mystery--and maybe even discover Lord James Fitzroy's real feelings for her? Or will she succumb to a vampire's fatal bite? WARNING: May contain traces of "Hahaha!" This book follows British English spelling and usage. Clean read: no graphic violence, sex, or strong language. Genre: humorous paranormal cozy mysteries / cat cozy mystery series / women amateur sleuth / British cozy mystery

Witch Chocolate Fudge (BEWITCHED BY CHOCOLATE Mysteries ~ Book 2)

Since arriving in the tiny Cotswolds village of Tillyhenge, Caitlyn is discovering that there are lots of perks to being a witch (although sadly, magic still can't make your thighs thinner or stop you acting like an idiot every time you meet handsome "lord of the manor", James Fitzroy). But when the nasty housekeeper at Huntingdon Manor is murdered and Caitlyn becomes the main suspect, she finds herself surrounded by suspicious villagers. With the help of her sassy American cousin, a mischievous black kitten and a slobbering English mastiff - not to mention the old village witch and her shop of enchanted chocolates - Caitlyn sets out to clear her name. She soon realises that this is no simple murder. Her sleuthing leads her to an ancient ring with mythical powers - a ring worth killing for. But with a few clever spells and some chocolate magic, Caitlyn just might solve the mystery - and find her real family too! WARNING: May contain traces of "Hahaha!" This book follows British English spelling and usage. Clean read: no graphic violence, sex, or strong language. Genre: humorous paranormal cozy mysteries, cat cozy mystery series, women amateur sleuth, British cozy mystery

All-Butter ShortDead (Prequel: Oxford Tearoom Mysteries ~ Book 0)

"Scones, a tea shop in England, a kitty & a murder - yes, please!" Gemma ditches her high-flying job and returns to Oxford to follow her dream: opening a traditional English tearoom serving warm buttery scones with jam and clotted cream... Only problem is--murder is the first thing on the menu and Gemma is the key suspect! And the only people Gemma can turn to for help are four nosy old ladies from her local Cotswolds village - not to mention a cheeky little tabby cat named Muesli. Who was the mysterious woman Gemma met on the flight back from Australia and why was she murdered? Now Gemma must find the killer, solve the mystery and clear her name if she's to have her cake--and serve it too. This PREQUEL to the OXFORD TEAROOM MYSTERIES includes an excerpt from "A SCONE TO DIE FOR" (BOOK 1). It is slightly shorter than the rest of the series - which are all full length novels - and can be read as a standalone, before or after any other book in the series. THE OXFORD TEAROOM MYSTERIES: All-Butter ShortDead (Prequel) A Scone to Die For (Book 1) Tea with Milk and Murder (Book 2) Two Down, Bun To Go (Book 3) Till Death Do Us Tart (Book 4) Muffins and Mourning Tea (Book 5) Four Puddings and a Funeral (Book 6) This book follows British English spelling and usage. Clean read: no graphic violence, sex, or strong language. Genre: humorous culinary cozy mysteries, cat cozy mystery series / women amateur sleuth / British detective mystery

Till Death Do Us Tart (Oxford Tearoom Mysteries ~ Book 4)

When Oxfordshire tearoom owner, Gemma Rose, enters her little tabby, Muesli, in the cat show at the local village fair, the last thing she expects is to stumble across a murder. And when her meddling mother and the nosy Old Biddies decide to start their own investigation, Gemma has no choice but to join in the sleuthing. She soon finds there's something much more sinister sandwiched between the home-made Victoria sponge cakes and luscious jam tarts ... But murder isn't the only thing on Gemma's mind: there's the desperate house-hunting that's going nowhere, the freaky kitchen explosions at her quaint English tearoom and an offer from her handsome detective boyfriend that she can't refuse! With things about to reach boiling point, can Gemma solve the mystery before the killer strikes again? (* Traditional Victoria sponge cake recipe included!) This book follows British English spelling and usage. Clean read: no graphic violence, sex, or strong language. Genre: humorous culinary cozy mysteries, cat cozy mystery series / women amateur sleuth / British detective mystery OXFORD TEAROOM MYSTERIES A Scone To Die For (Book 1) Tea with Milk and Murder (Book 2) Two Down, Bun To Go (Book 3) Till Death Do Us Tart (Book 4) Muffins and Mourning Tea (Book 5) Four Puddings and a Funeral (Book 6)

Muffins and Mourning Tea (Oxford Tearoom Mysteries ~ Book 5)

Cotswolds tearoom owner, Gemma Rose is excited to join the May Day celebrations in Oxford... until the beautiful spring morning ends in murder. Now, she's embroiled in a deadly mystery - with four nosy old ladies determined to help in the sleuthing! Before she knows it, Gemma finds herself stalking a Russian "princess" and keeping up with the Old Biddies in Krav Maga class, while still trying to serve delicious cakes and buttery scones at her quaint English tearoom. And that's just the start of her worries: there's her little tabby cat, Muesli, who is causing havoc at the local nursing home... and what should she do with the creepy plants that her mother keeps buying for her new cottage? But the mystery that's really bothering Gemma is her boyfriend's odd behaviour. Devlin O'Connor has always been enigmatic but recently, the handsome CID detective has been strangely distant and evasive. Could he be lying to her? But why? (* Classic Banoffee pie recipe at the end of the story!) This book follows British English spelling and usage. Clean read: no graphic violence, sex, or strong language. Genre: humorous culinary cozy mysteries, cat cozy mystery series / women amateur sleuth / British detective mystery OXFORD TEAROOM MYSTERIES A Scone To Die For (Book 1) Tea with Milk and Murder (Book 2) Two Down, Bun To Go (Book 3) Till Death Do Us Tart (Book 4) Muffins and Mourning Tea (Book 5) Four Puddings and a Funeral (Book 6)

A Scone To Die For (Oxford Tearoom Mysteries ~ Book 1)

"Scones, a tea shop in England, a kitty & a murder - yes, please!" When an American tourist is murdered with a scone in her quaint English tearoom, Gemma must solve the mystery with the help of the nosy Old Biddies and a mischievous little feline named Muesli. But between her bossy, matchmaking mother and the return of her old college love as a handsome CID detective, Gemma soon has her hands full and her head spinning! Murder is bad for business, especially when customers think your scones are more deadly than delicious. With the body count rising and her tearoom going bust, can Gemma find the killer before things turn to custard? (*Traditional English scone recipe included) This book follows British English spelling and usage. Clean read: no graphic violence, sex, or strong language. Genre: humorous culinary cozy mysteries, cat cozy mystery series / women amateur sleuth / British detective mystery OXFORD TEAROOM MYSTERIES A Scone To Die For (Book 1) Tea with Milk and Murder (Book 2) Two Down, Bun To Go (Book 3) Till Death Do Us Tart (Book 4) Muffins and Mourning Tea (Book 5) Four Puddings and a Funeral (Book 6) Another One Bites the Crust (Book 7)

Four Puddings and a Funeral (Oxford Tearoom Mysteries ~ Book 6)

Business is going well at Gemma Rose’s quaint English teashop and she’s delighted about her first big catering job at a local village funeral… until the day ends with a second body and one of the Old Biddies accused of murder! Now the resourceful tearoom sleuth must find out which delicious pudding contained the deadly arsenic—and who might have wanted the wealthy widow dead… But Gemma has other troubles to contend with, from her naughty cat, Muesli, running loose in her tearoom to an unexpected hedgehog guest in her home—and that’s before the all-important “meet the parents” dinner with her handsome detective boyfriend turns into a total disaster! With so many things on her plate, can Gemma solve the mystery in time to catch the murderer or will she come to a sticky end? (* Sticky Toffee Pudding recipe at the end of the story!) This book follows British English spelling and usage. Clean read: no graphic violence, sex, or strong language. Genre: humorous culinary cozy mysteries, cat cozy mystery series / women amateur sleuth / British detective mystery OXFORD TEAROOM MYSTERIES A Scone To Die For (Book 1) Tea with Milk and Murder (Book 2) Two Down, Bun To Go (Book 3) Till Death Do Us Tart (Book 4) Muffins and Mourning Tea (Book 5) Four Puddings and a Funeral (Book 6)

Tea with Milk and Murder (Oxford Tearoom Mysteries ~ Book 2)

While at an Oxford cocktail party, tearoom owner Gemma Rose overhears a sinister conversation minutes before a University student is fatally poisoned. Could there be a connection? And could her best friend Cassie's new boyfriend have anything to do with the murder? Gemma decides to start her own investigation, helped by the nosy ladies from her Oxfordshire village and her old college flame, CID detective Devlin O'Connor. But her mother is causing havoc at Gemma's quaint English tearoom and her best friend is furious at her snooping... and this mystery is turning out to have more twists than a chocolate pretzel! Too late, Gemma realises that she's could be the next item on the killer's menu. Or will her little tabby cat, Muesli, save the day? (** Velvet Cheesecake recipe included!) This book follows British English spelling and usage. Clean read: no graphic violence, sex, or strong language. Genre: humorous culinary cozy mysteries, cat cozy mystery series / women amateur sleuth / British detective mystery OXFORD TEAROOM MYSTERIES A Scone To Die For (Book 1) Tea with Milk and Murder (Book 2) Two Down, Bun To Go (Book 3) Till Death Do Us Tart (Book 4) Muffins and Mourning Tea (Book 5) Four Puddings and a Funeral (Book 6)

Another One Bites the Crust (Oxford Tearoom Mysteries ~ Book 7

Champagne and ball gowns, fairy lights and music… Oxford summer balls are one of the highlights of the calendar and tearoom sleuth Gemma Rose is looking forward to taking a break and slipping into something gorgeous for the evening. But when the night ends with a celebrity chef murdered by his own whisk, Gemma finds herself plunged into a new mystery—and the nosy Old Biddies keen to help with the investigation! But trouble is also brewing at her quaint Cotswolds tearoom: between fighting claims that she's serving “fake” custard tarts and stopping her little tabby, Muesli, from being catnapped, Gemma has her hands full—and that’s before she has to fend off an amorous Italian. To top it all, her boyfriend Devlin’s mother is coming to visit and Gemma is anxious to make a good impression… although Mrs O’Connor isn’t quite what she expected! With so much going on, it’s a recipe for disaster—but with a bit of help from her bossy mother, Gemma might just solve the case… and live to bake another day. (** English custard tart recipe at the end of the story!) This book follows British English spelling and usage. Clean read: no graphic violence, sex, or strong language. Genre: humorous culinary cozy mysteries, cat cozy mystery series / women amateur sleuth / British detective mystery OXFORD TEAROOM MYSTERIES A Scone To Die For (Book 1) Tea with Milk and Murder (Book 2) Two Down, Bun To Go (Book 3) Till Death Do Us Tart (Book 4) Muffins and Mourning Tea (Book 5) Four Puddings and a Funeral (Book 6) Another One Bites the Crust (Book 7)

Seven Pets for Seven Witches: A Collection of Paranormal Cozy Shorts

Double, double toil and trouble... The pets in these cozy paranormal short stories are stirring up nothing but fun—and maybe a dash of trouble—for the witches in their lives. Visit these seven magical worlds in new stories created exclusively for the anthology. Stories include: One Witch's Trash Panda Is Another Witch's Treasure by Annabel Chase A Wedding For A Rat by Amy Boyles Witch Mocha Morsel by H.Y. Hanna Broom Mates by Morgana Best Hazel Raises the Stakes by M.Z. Andrews Harkin and the Snake's Servant by Molly Milligan Spellbook & Spies by Gina LaManna

Apple Strudel Alibi (Oxford Tearoom Mysteries ~ Book 8)

When Gemma's romantic holiday with her boyfriend is cancelled, the tearoom sleuth finds herself heading to Vienna instead, with her cat Muesli and the nosy Old Biddies for company. And it's not long before they stumble across a murder right in the heart of Austria's historic capital. A handsome art critic dies suspiciously at their hotel and the Old Biddies are determined to sniff out the killer. Is it the bitter hotel owner nursing a grudge? The critic's jealous mistress wanting revenge? Or even the visiting American who seems inexplicably nervous around the police? Soon Gemma is dragged into an impromptu investigation which has her tackling Vienna's famous pastries, snooping in police files and even braving a nude sauna in search of clues! But can she sort the suspects from the Schnitzel, and solve the mystery before the killer strikes again? (* Traditional apple strudel recipe included at the end of the story!) This book follows British English spelling and usage. Clean read: no graphic violence, sex, or strong language. Genre: humorous culinary cozy mysteries, cat cozy mystery series / women amateur sleuth / British detective mystery OXFORD TEAROOM MYSTERIES All-Butter ShortDead (Prequel) A Scone To Die For (Book 1) Tea with Milk and Murder (Book 2) Two Down, Bun To Go (Book 3) Till Death Do Us Tart (Book 4) Muffins and Mourning Tea (Book 5) Four Puddings and a Funeral (Book 6) Another One Bites the Crust (Book 7) Apple Strudel Alibi (Book 8)

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