Available May 31, 2022
Book 3 of the Dark Paradise Mysteries series
The grim hard facts of a bizarre ritual murder collide with local legends of sorcery and possession for Maui detective Kali Māhoe.
"This clever and addictive novel surprises at every turn, so grab your sunglasses and enjoy the ride."
— Edwin Hill, author of Little Comfort and The Missing Ones
“An exciting blend of Hawaiian folklore and mystery. From page one to a stirring finish, Debra Bokur delivers a real page turner here. And Kali Māhoe, wonderfully rich, complicated and compelling, is the real deal. I can’t wait for her next adventure.”
— Tracy Clark, author of the Cass Raines Chicago Mystery series
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"Debra Bokur’s The Fire Thief has all the elements of a great mystery—crackling tension, brisk pacing, a vibrant setting, and a flicker of paranormal . . . or is it?"
— Wendy Corsi Staub, New York Times bestselling author
“The Fire Thief will make you an instant fan of its rock-solid protagonist, Kali Māhoe.”
— Lisa Black, New York Times bestselling author of the Gardiner and Renner novels
From Publisher's Weekly:
“Even paradise has a dark side as shown in Bokur’s welcome debut and series launch introducing Det. Kali Māhoe, of the Maui PD, who’s also a cultural anthropologist…Bokur nimbly contrasts the Hawaii of sun and golden beaches with its less well-known underbelly of poverty, discrimination, and crime. Fans of strong female cops will look forward to Kali’s further adventures.”
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