In this riveting mystery from the author of the Edgar Award-nominated Mas Arai series, Leilani Santiago’s search for her cousin takes her to Honolulu’s underworld and exposes a lei smuggling ring. Leilani Santiago is determined to find her cousin Cammy, who has been missing for weeks. As an investigative reporter, Lei knows that Cammy may have fallen into trouble–but she never imagined it would lead her straight into the heart of Hawaii’s criminal underworld. Along with Detective Kaleo Koloa, Lei digs deep into the dirty dealings of a lei smuggling ring operated by three powerful Hawaiian families. With each new lead they uncover, Lei and Kaleo come closer to unearthing the truth about Cammy’s disappearance . . . but also putting themselves in danger.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for mystery and suspense lovers who appreciate a good thriller. It’s also perfect for anyone interested in Hawaiian culture, as it provides insight into the underworld of Honolulu.
- This book is a page-turner that will keep you hooked until the end.
- The author brings the Hawaiian setting to life, making it an integral part of the story.
- The mystery kept me guessing until the very end
- You’ll never guess the ending
- Fast paced and exciting, you won’t be able to put it down
- Could not put it down!
Learn more about the author
Naomi Hirahara is the award-winning author of the Mas Arai mystery series, set in Japan, and the Leilani Santiago Hawai‘i Mysteries. Born and raised in Southern California, she is a graduate of UCLA and UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. When she’s not writing or reading, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, watching baseball (especially her beloved Dodgers), playing golf (not well), traveling to new places, sampling different kinds of food—and dancing hula.
“This page-turning mystery had me hooked from the start! A perfect blend of suspense and Hawai’i culture, An Eternal Lei will keep you guessing until the very end.”
“A fast-paced and well-plotted mystery that held my interest from beginning to end . . . Naomi Hirahara has done it again with another thrilling tale set in beautiful Hawai‘i.”
“A thrilling mystery set in the lush and dangerous Hawaiian underworld. Naomi Hirahara has done it again with An Eternal Lei, delivering a page-turning story of suspense that will keep you guessing until the end.”
“A fast-paced, exciting mystery . . .”