It’s Launch Day for Palm Trees and Snowflakes

The second Hawaiian Storm is now available

Today’s the day!

Palm Trees and Snowflakes, the second Hawaiian Storm mystery featuring FBI Special Agent Vanessa Storm, is now available as an e-book on Amazon. If you act fast, you can still get it at 99 cents from It’s already at its regular price, $2.99, on other Amazon sites, like,, Amazon Australia and Amazon Brazil.

So you Americans get a sweet deal, as usual.

But don’t hesitate, because the price is set to go up, and it’s impossible to predict when that will actually happen.

What’s it about?

In Honolulu, where the palm trees are strung with lights for the holidays, FBI Special Agents Vanessa Storm and Alan Terakawa have their hands full trying to stop the deadly flow of snowflake, the newest designer drug. Faulty intel brings the agents into a deadly firefight, which yields even more puzzles. Time is running out to stop this lethal flood.

What the critics say

Palm Trees and Snowflakes was previously published as a different version. Here are some excerpts from its reviews:

The action and suspense grabs the reader, and the ending is great.” — Jay Williams

After reading Torn Roots and Palm Trees and Snowflakes, I can’t wait to see where Scott Bury sends Vanessa next.” — E. Finn

Another great short story by Scott Bury. This book captures your attention from the start and keeps on going. FBI, crime involving snowflake the new drug of choice. It would be great if there was more books in this series.” — Marie, Amazon reader.

Really enjoyed the quick pace and accurate action scenes. Vanessa Storm is a character we should see more of in continuing books.” — Anima Giraldez

Whence Vanessa Storm?

For now, Palm Trees and Snowflakes is available exclusively on Amazon as a Kindle e-book, but that won’t last forever. In 2019, I’ll be publishing it, as I did Wildfire, through , , Smashwords, and other e-tailers, as well.

And I’ll be following it up with wide release of the other Vanessa Storm novels, Dead Man Lying and Echoes. Stay tuned for news!

Enjoy a sample of Palm Trees and Snowflakes.

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