Hawaiian Noir

Murder Calls

Woman of Noir Megan Abbott is one of the best contemporary noir writers. My introduction to her work was a short story, Policy, which appeared in an anthology of short stories, Damned Near Dead edited by Duane Swierczyinski. It appeared one year after her debut novel, Die A Little. Abbott expanded Policy into a novel, Queenpin. …

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Happy Labor Day! Mokuleia. After a week in Waikiki at the Hilton Hawaiian Village in March, Mary Fran and I moved to Mokuleia for another week. Mokuleia is about as far as you can go on Oahu without turning around. It is on the North Shore, west of Waialua, towards Kaena Point. The cabin we …

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