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The Musubi Murder

Frankie Bow


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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (1/13/2015)
Paperback (1/23/2017)
Hardcover (8/1/2015)


Our guest of honor, Jimmy Tanaka, may have been "The Most Hated Man in Hawaii," but the College of Commerce was in no position to be picky. Not after the latest round of budget cuts.

After a brutal year on the academic job market, Professor Molly Barda has finally landed a job at Mahina State University in Mahina, Hawaii ("Where Your Future Begins Tomorrow"). All she wants to do is keep her head down and stay out of trouble until she gets tenure. But then the wealthy and widely-hated Jimmy Tanaka, founder of Merrie Musubis lunch shop, pledges a huge donation to Molly's college and promptly disappears. Molly's bottom-line-obsessed dean, knowing that Molly is in no position to refuse, orders her to track down the missing mogul. As Molly uncovers Mahina's secrets, she starts to fall for Tanaka's competitor...who may have a skeleton or two in his own closet.

Hawaiian Heritage Press, 9781943476534, 450pp.

Publication Date: January 6, 2017

About the Author

Like Professor Molly, Frankie Bow teaches at a public university. Unlike her protagonist, Frankie is blessed with delightful students, sane colleagues, and a perfectly nice office chair. She believes if life isn't fair, at least it can be entertaining. In addition to writing murder mysteries, she publishes in scholarly journals under her real name. Her experience with academic publishing has taught her to take nothing personally. Sign up for news of releases, giveaways, and events at http: //