Hawaiian Noir

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The year in mystery. When 2017 began, I was still working at Texas A&M with one month before retirement. No mystery there unless you count the mysteries of retirement planning, health care, annuities, etc. I am pleased to report that retirement is going great. Left Coast Crime—Honolulu Havoc, mid-March in Honolulu. This was my retirement …

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Hawaii Author, Katharine Nohr Katharine Nohr is a mystery writer, athlete and attorney in Honolulu. She is a consultant on sports risk management and has traveled widely speaking on the topic. She is a former judge who continues her career practicing law as an insurance defense attorney. Her disappointment at not finding novels about triathletes …

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Earl Staggs My guest today is Fort Worth mystery author, Earl Staggs.  Earl is the author of two novels, Memory Of A Murder and Justified Action, both of which have earned all Five Star reviews. He is a two-time recipient of the  Derringer Award for Best Short Story of the Year. He served as Managing …

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Honey West at 60 The first really successful female private eye in a series was a bimbo! Or at least frequently clothing challenged and none to swift. So says Kevin Burton Smith on The Thrilling Detective website about Honey West, created by the husband and wife team, Gloria and Forest, “Skip,” Fickling writing as G.G. …

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Maka’ikiu Monday. Welcome Hawaiian author Terry Ambrose. I met Terry Ambrose at Left Coast Crime—Honolulu Havoc in March. He served as moderator on the panel, “Writing Hawai’i: Surf’s up or is it a crime wave?” It was a fun panel. Terry kept it lively and informative. I think the panelists and the audience had a …

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