The 99-cent promo enters its second day.
It’s Linda again, promoting our fourth mystery, Forever Poi. For a mere 99 cents, you can get a copy today through March 13th.
The three P.I.s of the Triple Threat Investigation Agency series—that’s myself, Rey and JJ—are out to solve a double-arson and murder. Who set ablaze two Chinatown art galleries and left two charred bodies in the rubble?
Here’s a little taste, er, excerpt . . .
“That’s one mother of a fire,” Cousin Reynalda exclaimed, wrinkling a Hollywood [perfect] nose as an acrid burned-toast smell pervaded thick, humid-heavy air. “Weird, but I’ve got a real hankering for s’mores.”
“I’m thinking roasted tofu myself,” Linda stated, breathing down my neck. “You, JJ?”
“. . . Corn on the cob, maybe.”
Rey snorted. “Get real.”
On the opposite side, eight and nine doors down respectively, tendrils of amber and silvery flames interwoven with raven-black smoke twirled heavenward from two art galleries. The two kitschy salons seemed out-of-place in Honolulu’s Chinatown, like wagyu beef amid flank steak. In homage to art-washing, the owners had chosen the unconventional location to bring culture to a district that saw life’s cast-offs struggling with liquid addictions and monetary woes.
A wailing ambulance braked to a stop behind a recently arrived mate. When paramedics sprang from the vehicle, urgent commands and questions fused with frantic action.
Four fire trucks and a half dozen cruisers were positioned near a narrow lane that ran between the galleries. Their bright emergency lights, flashing like dance-club strobes, bounced off concrete and people. Like flies and ants at a church picnic, reporters and journalists scrambled from remote trucks and live-eye vans situated sporadically along the street. Cameras and mikes were zealously poised to capture the smoldering excitement for viewers and readers.
As ominous yellow tapes flapped like long-forgotten prom ribbons in the breezy night, law and fire enforcement personnel briskly attempted to piece together what had transpired. Patiently but firmly, police officers held the curious at bay while firefighters darted like baseball players racing for home plate.
(The Boss would love it if you offered a review.)
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