Hawaiian Storm series featuring Vanessa Storm

Hawai’i is known for jungles, beaches, surf, sun … and deadly mystery.

Following a lifelong dream, FBI Special Agent Vanessa Storm transfers to the FBI’s Hawaii detachment, where she brings her special abilities to bear on some of the most puzzling and dangerous crimes.

Torn Roots

FBI Special Agent Vanessa Storm’s first case in Hawai’i sends her to Maui’s rain-soaked south shore to investigate the murder of a woman in the midst of conflict between local activists and foreign investors.

This delicate investigation isn’t made any easier with the lack of a body. An abrasive environmentalist, a taciturn geologist, a laid-back local cop and a rogue Homeland Security agent lead Vanessa into a tangled jungle of case.

Time is running out before the case whirls into a full-blown international diplomatic incident.

“I could not stop reading.”—Bestselling author Frederick Lee Brooke

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Palm Trees & Snowflakes

Snowflake has a whole new meaning in Hawaii. The new designer drug being trafficked through Oahu gives users the perfect high—and slowly kills them.

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 this deadly flow. Faulty intel brings the agents into a deadly firefight, which yields even more puzzles.

“This short story packs a punch.”—Amazon reviewer

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Dead Man Lying

She knows when you’re lying …FBI Special Agent Vanessa Storm is back on Maui to catch a killer.

With lush rain forests, black sand beaches, and a laid-back lifestyle, Maui offers the perfect retirement location for once-famous country singer Steven Sangster … until he ends up dead.

As the killer, or killers, strike again and again, FBI Special Agent Vanessa Storm must untangle the lies spun by the singer’s associates, friends, family — and the singer himself before the music dies.

First Place winner of the East Texas Writers Guild First Chapter Award  —  Mystery — work in progress. More…

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Echoes: Hawaiian Storm mystery 4

“I am hopelessly in love with a memory. An echo from another time, another place.” — Michel Foucault

In 1999, the Kahuna was The Man on Oahu’s leeward side. The coolest guy at the wildest parties, with the coolest posse, the best weed and the most beautiful girlfriend.

Then he disappeared.

Fifteen years later, that girlfriend is no longer a high school senior. She is FBI Special Agent Vanessa Storm, and she sees through every lie the Kahuna spins when he shows up again to beg her help.

How can she say no when the Kahuna wants her help not for himself, but to protect his little sister. Young Christine Koraka is ready to set fire to the whole Oahu illegal drug trade—for revenge.

“This is one of Scott Bury’s best!”

Samreen Ahsan, multi-award winning author

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