Murder Most Thorny
When Jesse Camden, owner of the Gilded Lily Tea Room and Coffee House, agrees to meet her childhood friend, Winnie Rogers, for a morning of girl talk and reminiscing, or fishing as Winnie likes to call it, Jesse anticipates a morning of shared confidences over a picnic brunch in the countryside. But spring in Oklahoma can be unpredictable, and when a tornado drops out of a wall cloud practically on top of them, Jesse and Winnie find themselves stranded with a demolished pickup and a dead body before they’ve even opened the picnic basket.
Murder on Mokulua Drive
Journalist Natalie Seachrist sometimes experiences visions. After envisioning a child escaping by boat from Denmark in a murky predawn, she has no idea how scenes from a World War II movie will impact her twenty-first century life in Hawai’i. Soon, she and boyfriend, private investigator Keoni Hewitt, move into the Lanikai cottage she recently inherited. The warm welcome they receive from Miriam Didión, a widowed human rights activist, sets an ideal tone for life in the seaside neighborhood.