hen top local mystery writers collaborated to create Dark Paradise, a mix of suspenseful short stories set in their own Hawaiian backyards, mystery lovers were guaranteed an intriguing reading experience. Seventeen unique tales showcase a cast of characters that represents a melting pot of nationalities, strong family ties, expectations, fears and pleasures of living in the sunny and dark sides of Paradise.
Discover strange happenings around the Kaimuki district with Choices, a story that asks tough questions, and Kaimuki Murder Mystery, where a quiet Kaimuki neighborhood meets Rear Window. The Neighbor proves how hard it can be to deal with those living right next door.
Chinatown is always a great setting for a mystery. Palm It Off on Murder has you watching your back while your fortune is read. Champagne Twist lets you experience the fear of a woman when she realizes blackmail leaves her only one option. Follow private detective Jimmy Chan, Counterspy as he fights his way to solving a murder. Controlling Destiny uncovers what led to the death of a homeless woman. The Pacific Ocean can turn deadly, as witnessed during a Night Swim. Learn about the distracting nature of tattoos within the turmoil of Tsunami. Join Haunting Lono on a retrieval dive alongside Neptune. Experience the spirit of polo, Hawaiian style, while drones hover above nude sunbathers in He Was #2Die4.
In Waikiki, The Stranger sets the stage for unnerving tension with a mysterious telephone call. Wait for Me features P. I. Danny Morales, hot on the trail of bad guys. A young man searching for a flotation device finds more than he bargained for in Drifting. The sea reveals more than treasures for beachcombers strolling the shore in Tentacles of Death. Find out why having a pet python isn't unusual for Snake Lady. A lesson learned in Unresolved: Never wish someone dead unless you really, really mean it.