Maile Kuhiwinui is tired of her dead end job as a police officer in Hilo, Hawai’i, so when she joins a group of lady cops on vacation and one proposes opening a detective agency in Seattle, Maile goes all in. She’s excited about the prospects Seattle offers, but after the grand opening of The Miss Demeanor Detective Agency, Maile finds herself sitting on the sidelines feeling inadequate while her three partners are hired to solve cases.
Kalama Haleamau considers himself a simple guy who loves to cook. When the wahine from the Big Island starts to hang out at his Happy Hawaiian Food Truck, he figures they’d make a pretty good pair and asks her to spend time with him.
When Maile finally gets her first case, she’s thrust into a world of refined deceit as she investigates the murder of a principal dancer at the Seattle Ballet. When she discovers Kalama’s murky association with the key suspects, she’s forced to separate her feelings for Kalama in order to identify the killer.
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Always on Christmas
Emma Sanchez doesn't want help from anyone, especially when she thinks the expectation is to trade her affection for a Christmas tree! Rancher Hank Amaral gave his new neighbor the wrong impression when he tried to kiss her. Will Emma learn to trust a guy who genuinely wants to help her and her daughter have a special Christmas?
The Pancake Club Anthology
Small town sweet romances where love might be just around the corner. Includes Love on the Airwaves by Jennifer Conner, Lesson Plan for Love by Jackie Marilla, Damage Control by JW Stacks, and Saddle Up for Love by Marilyn Conner.
Lesson Plan for Love, Book Two, The Pancake Club
Just when Chad Granger thinks he’s exhausted every prospect of finding a woman in Mercy Ridge, the new third-grade teacher shows up in town and rents a cabin on his parent’s farm. He’s immediately attracted to this hippie-like woman who appears to be the exact opposite of his former girlfriend.
Kristin Warner is conflicted about her attraction to Chad, but convinces herself there’s nothing wrong with nurturing a friendship between them. She refuses his requests to go out with him with a brief explanation that she isn’t ready for a boyfriend.
When Chad discovers why Kristin won’t date him, he faces the toughest decision of his life—to close his mind to her or open his heart.
Love Those Hula Hips, Book One, Kona Breezeway Series
With the imminent threat of foreclosure of their beloved Kona Breezeway Inn, the Kawelu family is forced to take on an investor. In exchange, mainlander James Westerman takes control of the daily operations.
James craves one thing—a lucrative investment property that affords him the opportunity to earn his father’s respect. When he invests in the Kona Breezeway Inn, he is confident that as the general manager he will turn a profit within three years. His plans quickly start to unravel when he falls for Hokulani Kawelu, the owner’s hula dancing daughter.
Hokulani is committed to her family’s legacy to preserve and share the Hawaiian culture. She is determined to maintain the spirit of aloha at the Breezeway, despite James’s mainland business approach and his emphasis on the bottom-line.
James is certain that his fascination with Hokulani will not distract him from his business goals. He soon discovers that the bottom-line is a choice between business, as he knows it, and love.
Only on Valentine’s Day
Dani Cabral, a rancher’s daughter, wants to marry anybody but a cowboy. Her dream wedding is on Valentine’s Day in the next few months. Every detail is planned, except for one thing. There‘s no groom in sight. Joe Domingos, Dani’s best friend and pure cowboy, would give anything to have Dani as his own. He watches from the sidelines as Dani makes her move to Kona and muddles through two disastrous relationships. When Joe hears rumors that Derek, the city slicker banker, is ready to propose to Dani, will he decide to fight for Dani’s love or keep his true feelings hidden?