The Pulse of the city and the death of a prostitute in Hour of the Red God

To the other detectives she was just another murdered prostitute, but not to Detective Mollel because he recognized her. Not her personally, but where she came from since she was Maasai just like Mollel. In Nairobi, ethnic loyalties run strong and Mollel feels an obligation to the victim but it’s more than that. For Mollel it’s an obsession…

Food, travel, and life in On the Noodle Road

Who invented the noodle? Did Marco Polo introduce noodles to Italy from China? Jen Lin-Liu who owns a Chinese cooking school found herself asking the same questions while on her honeymoon in Italy. Marco Polo did not introduce the noodles, but beyond that it gets fuzzy, so she decided to embark on a long trek that would follow the Silk Road…

The Western Thriller, Under Tower Peak

A billionaire’s plane disappeared in the Sierra Nevada Mountains until a chance discovery several months later by Tommy and his coworker while they were fixing trails. Tommy’s only concern was reporting the plane to the sheriff, but his coworker saw a way to make some money and somehow dragged Tommy into his scheme. Unfortunately, the billionaire not only had money but big problems…

Twists, turns, and scams in A Good Death

Linda Watts was an American success story as a refugee from Laos who went to a prestigious college, had a promising career, and was recently engaged to be married. Her life seemed to be on the road of continued successes until she broke off her engagement and went to Thailand where later she was found dead from a drug overdose in a seedy motel. Her death would have not been investigated fully except …