The Cursed Canoe

The Cursed Canoe

Frankie Bow

Frankie Bow

When Professor Molly investigates a mysterious paddling accident, she discovers it isn’t just business majors who cheat to get what they want. Whether it’s moving up in the college rankings, getting a seat in the big canoe race, or just looking out for themselves, some people will do whatever it takes to get to the top.
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The Black Thumb

The Black Thumb

Frankie Bow

Frankie Bow

When a violent death disrupts the monthly meeting of the Pua Kala Garden society, Professor Molly Barda has no intention of playing amateur detective. But Molly’s not just a witness–the victim is Molly’s house guest and grad-school frenemy. And Molly quickly finds to her dismay that her interest in the murder of the stylish and self-centered Melanie Polewski is more than just…academic.
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The Fever Cabinet

The Fever Cabinet

Frankie Bow

Frankie Bow

"Smart, witty, and entertaining throughout, The Fever Cabinet is a wry and irreverent look at the underbelly of academia, with a dead body thrown in for extra fun. Through Bow's colorful writing and authentic characters, we are treated to a look at the "real" Hawai'i—one tourists rarely get to experience—as well as the petty squabbles and power-struggles that erupt when academic egos collide. A terrific read!"--Leslie Karst, author of the Sally Solari MysteriesAll Professor Molly wanted to do was teach literature. Instead she's just been named chair of her department at Mahina State University, and her department has been relocated to a run-down former asylum. She's buried in paperwork and her dean has assigned her to mentor the department's new "star", the prickly Fiona Spencer.Just when Molly thinks she has things under control, a body turns up in Fiona's office.Mahina's Finest seem strangely reluctant to investigate, and Molly realizes she has to work with Fiona to find the killer.Unfortunately, the answer won't be found in the back of the textbook.
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Hair Extensions & Homicide / Supernatural Sinful Box Set

Hair Extensions & Homicide / Supernatural Sinful Box Set

Frankie Bow

Frankie Bow

This box set contains four licensed novellas in the Miss Fortune universe.Sinful Science: "Anubis, the ancient Egyptian god of the underworld, was a man with a wolf's head. The Navajo skin walkers could turn into any animal they pleased. And of course there's the Hồ tinh, Hanoi's nine-tailed fox. I was thinking I might write a story about the Hồ tinh.""Gertie, that's a great idea," Ally said. "Are you going to write children's books?""Oh, my goodness, no. There's no money in children's books. I'm thinking erotica."Once Upon a Murder: "It's been crazy," the desk clerk said. "We just had another big group stay here right before you guys, and they completely trashed the place. Shot out the security cameras with BB guns, pitched a couch off a seventeenth-floor balcony, and one room tried to flush a pillow down the...
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The Musubi Murder

The Musubi Murder

Frankie Bow

Frankie Bow

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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