Victoria Nalani Kneubuhl's Murder Frames the Scene: A Hawai‘i Mystery PDF

By Victoria Nalani Kneubuhl

Author and playwright Victoria Kneubuhl returns with one other completely exciting, but advanced, whodunit set in Thirties Hawai`i that includes the lead characters from Murder Casts a Shadow and Murder Leaves Its Mark. The pair of not likely sleuths—part-Hawaiian Mina Beckwith and her fiancé, part-Samoan Ned Manusia—find themselves unraveling a perilous net of espionage and homicide. because the tale opens, Ned is in Japanese-occupied Shanghai, the place he has been despatched to rescue his buddy Nigel, a British undercover agent being ruthlessly hunted through the japanese police. The motion strikes to Honolulu the place Mina is embroiled with a gaggle of eccentric artists whose numbers are being depleted in a sequence of dramatically staged murders. whereas Mina seems to be into the murders of the artists, Ned and Nigel try and ferret out a undercover agent sending experiences at the actions of the army at Pearl Harbor to the japanese govt. the 2 plot strains develop into intertwined as Ned and Mina are enmeshed in a perilous web of overseas intrigue.

Like the former novels, Murder Frames the Scene deals readers a desirable glimpse into prewar Hawai`i, filled with colourful neighborhood characters, descriptions of commonly used areas in one other period, and a bright feel of the islands as even more than seashores and palm trees.

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