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.

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"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

Pre-order now at Boulder Bookstore, your favorite independent bookseller, or at one of these retailers:

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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

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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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