Book List in Order: 34 titles


  • Maile wants to put her first week as tour guide behind her by sleeping in.She doesn't get the chance, though, because she has a skin diving tour to give at famous Hanauma Bay. Her trouble starts with the rescue of a suspicious man that nearly drowns....



  • Peace and quiet on this isle? Not when the mayor is in town!Maui mayor and surgeon Melanie Kato goes to the neighboring island of Lana'i so she can fill in for a vacationing surgeon, taking her young family along. What starts out as a peaceful advent...



  • Melanie Kato takes her young family to Molokai for Halloween and a fun getaway weekend, but a storm is headed in their direction. Trick or Treat just happens to fall on the akua full moon, the one night nightmarchers emerge from their graves in searc...



  • Once her military service is complete, Melanie Kato's sense of duty is strong, especially where her mother is concerned.Medical school can wait, as can earning money. Melanie's biggest task right now is to discover what her recently deceased and long...



  • What can go wrong on a honeymoon? Just ask newlyweds Melanie and Josh!Taking a whirlwind honeymoon to Spain should be fun, but when plagues seemingly descend from the heavens along with a relentless rainstorm, how do these newlyweds handle their firs...



  • On her home island of Maui, Melanie Kato's life is full and robust. Except for one thing: love and romance with a good man.Dating on an island is more difficult than navigating a minefield, and Melanie has first-hand experience at both. At the insis...



  • AFRICA AWAITS  Dr. Melanie Kato packs her bags for a mission to Africa, she leaves a busy life and her friends behind. She also doesn't realize how long or busy a year can be. No sooner does she start working in a small community hospital than she ...









  • RAINFOREST RESCUEIn what looks to be their easiest job for the feds yet, Homeland Security assets and best friends Keiko and Megumi head off to the tropical rain forests of Hawaii to retrieve a stolen laptop computer.Easy until things go wrong, and w...



  • When Airman Melanie Kato gets the call, she jumps into action!That jump often comes at a cost, though. As an Air Force Search and Rescue medic, she is a sworn defender of life and humanity. She never expected so much small arms fire, missiles, or sni...



  • When adventure calls, Melanie Kato is ready to go!She just needs to decide which direction is best for her.Melanie has been invited to attend the best universities in the land, and to play sports on the best teams. She knows that whatever route she ...



  • Ghost of a Chance--Large Print EditionDr. June Kato's dedication to hard work and perfection in her career took her to the top. Now that June has a young daughter, she puts just as much pressure on herself to be the perfect mother. Taking up running ...



  • RAINFOREST RESCUEIn what looks to be their easiest job for the feds yet, Homeland Security assets and best friends Keiko and Megumi head off to the tropical rain forests of Hawaii to retrieve a stolen laptop computer.Easy until things go wrong, and w...



  • WAIKIKI THREATFederal asset Keiko Tamura expects guns, bombs, and all manners of thrills in her daily life. What really gets under her skin is the deceit and desperate measures that create those thrills.Keiko and her roommate Megumi join forces once ...





  • TROPICAL ESCAPEAgainst her better judgment, a lonely young woman joins forces with the feds to investigate suspicious activities on the tropical Island of Lanai. Behind those activities are foreigners from a hermit kingdom that the US government woul...



  • KAMA'AINA REVENGEKeiko Tamura deals with the scum of the world on two Hawaiian islands, her hometown on Maui and her adopted home of Honolulu. From the corruption of one of Maui's biggest money-making enterprises to fending off the advances of two me...







  • Dr. June Kato is enlisted to help with a long and difficult surgery on an island kahuna in a small town hospital. When she gets there, June discovers the hospital is downhill from a flood of molten lava, picking up speed with each passing day. Seeing...



  • Honolulu is full of cemeteries, and the legendary ghost stories that go with them. Hearing about a few of the more famous ghosts on a visit to the famous tropical city, pregnant neurosurgeon June Kato plans on keeping a low profile to avoid contact. ...



  • Follow June Kato as she turns Maui time upside-down, racing from the craziness of island living straight into the delivery room! On the tropical Valley Isle of Maui, everything is done at the speed of "Maui Time"--when someone gets to it. For Dr. Ju...



  • INTERISLAND FLIGHTWhen Maui native Keiko Tamura leaves home for the riches of Honolulu, she leaves behind her youth and friends. Along with them, she leaves behind her father--her only family--which breaks her heart. Without the money to cover his re...



  • ORCHIDS AND ICEConvinced by her family and friends she needs some time away, June Kato takes her first vacation ever. After a redeye flight to paradise, she has a week to meditate, take long runs, and catch up on sleep in a convent lost deep in the r...




  • HER BIGGEST SECRET IS ABOUT TO BE REVEALED!Only wanting to escape the close scrutiny of the paparazzi in LA and to turn over a new leaf, a new house, new job, and a new beginning are exactly what she needs in life. June stuns everyone when she announ...



  • When a top diplomat--and America's next president--is abducted while out of the country, the White House worries. But when he is returned, the real trouble is just beginning!When his doctors check over the President-elect, they discover surgery has b...



  • Life and times keep neurosurgeon June Kato busy. She'd love to have a new man in her life, but not the one that keeps calling. When text messages show up on her phone from an unknown sender, things turn weird. The messages are friendly at first, but ...



  • Forever June: A Fashion and Romance Novella June Kato has just finished her rigorous training as a neurosurgeon and begins two years of independent research in Japan to further her medical career. No sooner does she get started, she gets a call from...







  • In this intriguing medical mystery, Dr. June Kato is enlisted to find the source of an epidemic of serious brain infections. With each passing twist and turn, she gets closer to the truth, eventually exposing a conspiracy that leads straight to the t...



  • Bugeisha Dreams is a thrilling tale of the Warring Period of feudal Japan. After many tragedies, woman warrior Junko and her sophisticated twin sister inherit their ancestral land from their samurai father. Caretakers of the surrounding peasant villa...



  • Earn money or regret it. Young Asian women are being forced into the fast-paced world of Los Angeles sex trade--with no way out. When they start turning up dead, local police departments set up a task force to put an end to an organized crime spree....



  • Large Print EditionShe is silent. She is beautiful. And she is dead.Prominent LA neurosurgeon Dr. June Kato finds a dead body in her traditional Japanese garden, a bloody dagger deep in the beautiful woman's belly. But was the young woman murdered or...



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    Trickery and deceit in a mini-skirt.When tour guide Maile Spencer eases her kayak into the Ala Wai Canal, it's for a day of fun in the sun and to help clean junk from the famous waterway. What she never expects is to find a small fortune that belongs...


Complete Series List in Order

A Honolulu Thriller

1) Interisland Flight (Aug-2014)
2) Kama'aina Revenge (Mar-2015)
3) Tropical Escape (Jul-2015)
4) Waikiki Threat (Oct-2015)
5) Rainforest Rescue (Feb-2016)

Island Breeze

1) Chasing Tradewinds (May-2014)
2) Island Spirit (May-2014)
3) Honolulu Hostage (Sep-2014)
4) Maui Time (Sep-2014)
5) Big Island Business (Jan-2015)
6) Adrift (Aug-2015)
7) Molokai Madness (Sep-2015)
8) Ghost of a Chance (May-2016)

A June Kato Thriller

1) Kimono Suicide (Dec-2012)
2) Stalking Silk (Jan-2014)
3) Yakuza Lover (Jun-2013)
4) Deadly Contact (Oct-2013)
4.5) Forever June (Dec-2013)
5) Orchids and Ice (Jun-2014)
6) Broken Protocol (Jan-2014)

A Melanie Kato Adventure

1) Away (Sep-2016)
2) Faith (Nov-2016)
3) Risk (Sep-2017)
4) Rescue (Dec-2016)
5) Search (Jan-2017)
6) Quest (Feb-2017)
7) Mission (May-2017)
8) Secrets (Jun-2017)
9) Future (Jul-2017)