The Musubi Murder

      Frankie Bow

The Musubi Murder

Newly single and far from home, Professor Molly Barda wants to focus on her job and stay out of trouble until she gets tenure at remote Mahina State University. But her life is upended when fast-food entrepreneur Jimmy Tanaka, founder of Merrie Musubis, makes a huge donation to Molly's college, only to have the reception in his honor ruined by a grisly prank. Theater department chair Stephen Park (who happens to be Molly's exboyfriend) can't explain how one of his prop skulls ended up in the fruit tray, or why Tanaka himself has disappeared. Molly reluctantly steps in to help her exasperating ex. With thehelp of former crime reporter Patrick Flanagan and biologist Emma Nakamura, Molly tries to locate the missing musubi mogul, only to find herself plunged into a stew of old grudges, whispered secrets, and murder. Along the way, Molly deals with a bottomline-obsessed dean, feuding colleagues, and the relentless assistance of Mahina State's new Student Retention Office. She also...

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