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Book: Getting Lei'd by Ann Omasta
Jilted by text message. Honeymooning with her grandma. The resort's bartender may look like Jason Momoa, but Roxy is NOT interested. Being jilted nearly-at-the-altar by text message is not at all how prim and proper Roxy Rose thought her wedding day would go. Getting dragged along anyway on her Hawaiian honeymoon by her self-centered sister and irreverent grandma is the icing on the horrible [...]
 
Book: Exploring Lost Oahu Places of Power, History and Mystery (Hawaii Travel Guide) by Ellie Crowe
A unique and informative guidebook to Oahu's places of mana (spiritual power) unseen by most visitors and even many locals. A journey into the lands of the Hawaii of long ago, to powerful rulers, wily priests, healing stones, healing temples and pools, temples of human sacrifice, small menehune and supernatural events. The Hawaiian Islands are a notable spiritual destination with a fascinating [...]
 
Book: The Stolen Princess by Ellie Crowe
This book is based on a fascinating true story. Kelea, Princess of Maui, was famed as the most beautiful and daring surfrider in the ancient kingdom of Hawaii. She was called Kelea-who-bears-a-fin and Kelea-swimming-like-a-fish. It is not always safe to be very beautiful. Or very daring. This book is based on the true story of a beautiful, young princess who went surfing and was stolen by enemy [...]
 
Book: Blood Orchids (The Lei Crime Series) by Toby Neal
Paradise has a dark side. She can't stop thinking about a drowned girl's face... because it reminds her of her own. Overcoming a past filled with scars, Lei makes a life for herself and her dog, Keiki, as a cop in the sleepy Big Island town of Hilo. When a routine patrol turns up two murdered teens, Lei's world is rocked. She knows one of the girls, and she can't rest until she finds answers not [...]
 
Book: Better Than Ever, Again by Mitch Davies
The Ad read - "No sailing experience required." Ben had those qualification. He thought he'd landed a dream job, but wait just a minute. Does a dream job have you fighting for your life, at sea, at night, in a storm on the bucking deck of a luxury yacht? He should have known after seeing his crew in action that things wouldn't be what he expected. Confusion soon plants the seeds of second [...]
 
Book: White Ginger by Susanne Bellamy
Amelie Mackenzie chases her artistic dreams in Hawaii after a life detour. That means no more ex-fiance...and definitely no men to distract her. Should be easy, but how will she resist the hot and sexy marine biologist fighting a battle against a corrupt developer? Arne Keloki is fighting a resort development which will damage the reef protecting his small Kauai town. Although being with Arne [...]
 
Book: a Touch of the Past (An Everly Gray Adventure) by L. j. Charles
Everly Gray's past would have been laid to rest with her parents...if only she hadn't opened an old letter and unleashed long-hidden secrets. Now everything she believes in, everything she trusts, is gone. Except her genetic link to the secrets of an ancient toxin lethal, unless she finds the antidote. When those close to her are poisoned, and traditional medicine has run out of options, Everly's [...]
 
Book: Before the City by Kirby Wright
I tend to write dramatic monologues, such as the one to the deposed and last ruler of the Hawaiian Kingdom: Queen Lili'uokalani. That monologue came from a need to make some kind of contribution to recognize the 100-year anniversary of the overthrow of her monarchy in Honolulu. The poem was printed as a broadside and distributed to kupuna who had travelled from homestead land in Nanakauli and [...]
 
Book: Notes Above Water - Selected Poems by Kirby Wright
The poems in NOTES ABOVE WATER are concerned with the lives of suburbanites and their secret sufferings alienation, boredom, infertility, and infidelity. Reoccurring family members are threaded through the book, particularly dysfunctional parents who seem oblivious to the pain they're inflicting on their kids. There's excruciating conflict between the narrator and June Spoon, an ice queen [...]
 
Book: Orchids and Ice (June Kato Intrigue) by Kay Hadashi
ORCHIDS AND ICE is the mystery story of June Kato as she investigates odd occurrences while on vacation in Hawaii. It doesn't stop at odd. When benign threats turn to gruesome murder, June does what she believes is right by going to the police. But her evidence doesn't match what the police have found. It isn't long before a mystery she wants nothing to do with leads her into a race for her life!
 
Book: Peril In Paradise - a cruise novel by Deb Graham
"My necklace is gone! I left it right here, I know I did!" Jerria's heart pounded. Not another theft. Depressed over her sudden empty-nest status, middle-aged real estate agent Jerria agrees to a luxurious, relaxing Hawaiian cruise with her husband, Will. Before long, jewelry disappears and a series of ominous events onboard the Ocean Haven squashes any idea of a calm tropical vacation. Soon [...]
 
Book: Trifecta by P.M. Richter
TRIFECTA Boxed Set - 3 Novels Midnight Reflections - The Living Image - The Necromancer - MIDNIGHT REFLECTIONS - Julia's Midnight Reflections actually happened at about 4 in the morning. She was watching a handsome man sleeping in her bed. She rescued him while Robin was playing a dangerous undercover role to help her solve a murder. She herself is playing her own undercover role, working for the [...]
 
Book: How Far Is Heaven? (Louise Golden Mysteries) by Laurie Hanan
Christmas is never easy for mail carriers. But for Louise Golden, the season of good cheer is about to become a nightmare. Exhausted after a long day of delivering mail in nasty weather, Louise is heading back to the station when, through the heavy rain, a ghostlike figure appears in her headlights. Louise hits her brakes, but it's too late. The girl is taken to the hospital, unconscious. Who is [...]
 
Book: The Necromancer by P.M. Richter
THE NECROMANCER - Michelle was brutally attacked in her locked hotel room in Las Vegas. The police didn't believe her and thought she must have lured a man up to her hotel room for a little sexual adventure, which went dangerously out of control. Michelle sustained visible scars from the terrifying and almost lethal attack, but pure fear motivated the move from her home in California to Hawaii. [...]
 
Book: Wai-nani - A Voice from Old Hawai'i by Linda Ballou
Lavish colors of Hawai'i jump off the page as Linda Ballou takes the reader inside the mysterious Island culture. Through Wai-nani's eyes, experience the Hawaiian society as it existed when Captain James Cook arrived at Kealakekua Bay in 1779; ride the billowing seas with Eku, the wild dolphin she befriends; learn why she loved the savage, conflicted ruler, Makaha; walk with her as she defies [...]
 
Book: Aloha Grace - A short story from the beloved Seasons of Cherryvale (The Seasons of Cherryvale Book 7) by B K Nault
When Grace accompanies Mark to his Hawaiian Island medical conference, she's content making leis and learning hula until a native Islander obviously needs a dose of the Gracie touch. Soon she's experiencing more than the average tourist, and learning what it's like to be a real ohana. Written in Nault's cozy style, this short story is perfect for a tropical weekend escape.
 
Book: FOR EVERY ACTION There Are Consequences (Pepper Bibeau Mystery Book 1) by Gail M Baugniet
Everyone calls me Pepper. My full name is Kai-Ena Lehua Bibeau. Mom chose a baptismal name that reflected her Hawaiian ancestry. Uncle Fred picked the confirmation name for his own reasons. My dad, known for his easy wit, came up with the nickname. He died shortly after I turned four. That's when Mom moved the two of us across the Pacific to Wisconsin and I met Rick. At fifteen, I gave birth to a [...]
 
Book: Dare To Believe by L.A. Sartor
A Romantic Suspense "Ms. Sartor splashes action and suspense across a backdrop of rugged mountains and tropical paradise in a panicked search for a little girl kidnapped for reasons deeper than anyone suspects. An adventure filled with twists and turns, Dare To Believe will keep you turning the page until every secret is revealed. Audra Harders, author of Rocky Mountain Hero" Overview: The [...]
 
Book: Desperate Pursuit in Venice by Karynne Summars
When New York Private Equity partner Kataryna Taylor pursues the acquisition of a successful Italian biomedical company, she meets and falls in love with Luca Romano, a member of the existing shareholders. Kataryna and Luca engage in a sensual love affair, which includes erotic encounters neither one of them has experienced before with such intensity. But danger and a family drama wait around the [...]
 
Book: The Widow from Lake Bled by Kirby Wright
Whether it be a Hawaiian beach or an attic in eastern Europe, each locale is rendered in precise and empathic verse. Wright's poems are wrought with such care and intelligence testaments to his mastery of craft. Tristan Beach, The Conium Review LAKE BLED is the best volume of poetry I have read since...Ginsberg's HOWL. It is unrelentingly frank and almost impossibly beautiful. Joseph W. Bean, [...]
 
Book: Surfer of the Century - The Life of Duke Kahanamoku by Ellie Crowe
Who was named the Surfer of the Century? Read about Duke Kahanamoku's determination, courage in adversity, and good sportmanship as he struggles to become the fastest swimmer in the world and also teach the world how to ride big waves. --- This strikingly illustrated picture-book biography celebrates Duke Kahanamoku, who broke records as an Olympic swimmer and introduced surfing around the globe. [...]
 
Book: Get Up, Your Bus is Here - Living My Life With Cerebral Palsy by Dr. Stephen A. Dantzig
"One day I was walking to the bus and caught an icy patch and wound up face down in the snow. My mother stood true to Dr. Shelsky?s word and with tears in her eyes told me to 'Get up. Your bus is here.' She would have obviously helped me if I was hurt, but the early message to me was also clear; I was going to learn to fend for myself..." Dr. Stephen Danzig's tenth book is by far his most [...]
 
Book: DEADLY AS NATURE Envy Spawns Grief (Pepper Bibeau Mystery Series Book 2) by Gail M Baugniet
Treacherous waves on Lake Michigan toss Insurance Investigator Pepper Bibeau into the company of an intriguing and self-reliant blind lady. Haunted by past events, the lady presents her with an unusual request to help clear up a murder. Connecting the request to an insurance claim, Pepper becomes suspicious when the claim is cancelled. She digs for a rational explanation, unearthing skeletons [...]
 
Book: Superheroes Aliens Robots Zombies (SARZverse Book 1) by Mark Boss
Alien invasion. Robot revolution. Zombie outbreak. All at the same time. World War II, Korea, Viet Nam, Iraq, Afghanistan--generations of war have killed most of our superheroes, so ordinary people like Special Agent Kyle Kane, Sergeant Starla Singer, and millions of others step forward to defend Earth. With the help of four rogue robots and the last heroes standing, humanity must unite or be [...]
 
Book: Torch Ginger (Lei Crime Series) by Toby Neal
Paradise is full of missing people. She's the only one who realizes they're gone. Detective Lei Texeira and her dog, Keiki, transfer to the lush, tropical island of Kaua'i where she uncovers a pattern of disappearances that may be related to a bizarre cult or is it just one madman at work? He knows what he does is wrong... but he has to silence the voices. He thought he'd finally find peace with [...]
 
Book: Black Jasmine (Lei Crime Series) by Toby Neal
Paradise hides darkness behind a beautiful face. The teen in the car at the base of the cliff is no suicide. When a nameless young girl is found in a crashed vehicle on the rocks of one of Maui's black lava cliffs, Detective Lei Texeira can't rest until she finds out what really happened. She blazes through all the wealth and poverty of Maui island society in her quest for justiceeven as she [...]
 
Book: Elvis From One Fan to Another - The Interactive Elvis Book by Robert Theisen
Elvis Presley was the first modern Rock & Roll star who lived a life stranger than fiction. He took the world by storm becoming the most popular Rock & Roll singer of all time. John Lennon himself declared, "Before Elvis there was nothing!" From One Fan to Another is a candid look at Elvis' life and music between 1953 and 1978. The book is completely interactive and contains hundreds of links to [...]
 
Book: Dancing Around the World with Mike and Barbara Bivona by Michael Bivona, CPA
From Buenos Aires to Paris to New Orleans, Mike and Barbara Bivona have traveled and danced throughout the world. And in this memoir and travelogue, these two dance aficionados share their adventures and experiences. Ballroom dancers for more than twenty years, the Bivonas have traveled extensively while honing their dancing skills and meeting fellow dancers. Dancing Around the World with Mike [...]
 
Book: Traveling Around the World with Mike and Barbara Bivona - Part One by Michael Bivona, CPA
Mike and Barbara Bivona have danced their way around the world, embracing the colorful rhythms of each country and culture in their travels. Now, Mike, the author of Dancing Around the World with Mike and Barbara Bivona, returns to share more of their globe-trotting adventures in part one of a new travel memoir series. While cruising the islands, they witnessed lava flowing into the surf off the [...]
 
Book: Superhero - Chronicles of Blue Knight Adventures by Allen Pollens
Chicago Births a Superhero Dedicated to "The Protection of Mankind, Upholding Honor and Justice, and Vanquishing Evil in All Its Forms and Wherever Found." Superheroes capture our imaginations. Superheroes inspire a purity of beliefs in positive, self-effacing conduct. Superheroes simplify the distinction between good and bad, even when circumstances are complicated. Allen Pollens responds to our [...]
 


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