Book List in Order: 18 titles

  • Trouble in paradiseFormer skip tracer turned apartment manager McKenna is back in his tenth senior sleuth cozy mystery.Honolulu philanthropist Kenji Ito has gone missing. His daughter is worried something has happened to him. So, she asks former skip...


  • Secrets can be a deadly affair.Seaside Cove Bed & Breakfast owner Rick Atwood isn't surprised his little town is all abuzz. After all, it's not often that a band of treasure hunters sail into town aboard a boat the size of The Treasure King. They've ...


  • For 546 days, con artist Roxy Tanner has been living with guilt. After the victim of her last con died, Roxy swore she’d ‘go straight.’ She’s fought hard to change her life, and has even taken in a headstrong street kid named Lily Jamison. De...


  • All ten-year-old Alexandra Atwood wants for Christmas is to get her dad and the B&B’s cook Marquetta under the mistletoe. After all, how can they get married if they don’t kiss first?When murder strikes in Seaside Cove, bed-and-breakfast owner Ri...


  • Honolulu landlord Wilson McKenna can smell a scam from across the room. So when one of his tenants loses everything in a work-at-home scam involving a new perfume, he's shocked. With his wedding just weeks away, McKenna has to make a tough decision. ...


  • To Rick Atwood’s dismay, the police find a body on the beach near his Seaside Cove B&B. The dead woman held a pottery shard from an ancient rice bowl, which the cops believe is a clue to her murder. The chief suspect is Flynn O’Connor, a female a...


  • Bandit gold and sunken pirate ships. What could be better for the reputation of a quaint coastal California town like Seaside Cove? Local eyebrows go up when eight friends come searching for a 16th Century Spanish galleon. After all, everybody knows ...


  • The eighth Trouble in Paradise island mystery featuring senior sleuth McKenna and his PI-wannabe sidekick Chance Logan. Whatever happened to easy? McKenna had the perfect cover for his plan to propose marriage. He and his girlfriend Benni would help ...


  • Not even the freak hurricane bearing down on Honolulu can dampen Wilson McKenna's holiday spirit. His girlfriend is coming to town, and they'll be celebrating their first Christmas together. Everything changes though when Chance Logan shows up and be...






  • Some secrets are too dangerous to reveal...McKenna and his friends are taking a sunset cruise off the coast of Honolulu when they discover a stowaway. The stowaway turns out to be ten-year-old Kai Palakiko, one of O‘ahu’s best young surfers. Kai ...


  • When a con man dies, no one cares…except his killer.Apartment manager Wilson McKenna’s day tanks when the cops accuse an old friend of killing a ruthless Honolulu scammer. McKenna hates to break the “no more amateur sleuthing” promise he made...


  • From the Big Island to Kauai, the far side of Maui to the bustling streets of Honolulu, experience paradise in all its glory...and darkness. This collection of ten stories brings out the beauty of the islands, the passion of the tropics, and, yes, mu...


  • A precious necklace…an arrogant stranger…an unsolvable murder…Apartment manager Wilson McKenna just got a gift card to Honolulu's newest, upscale coffeehouse from his rich, PI-wannabe tenant, Chance Logan. Wouldn't you know it? Trouble breaks o...


  • McKenna flies to the Big Island of Hawaii to help find his best friend’s missing niece. No sooner has McKenna’s search begun than he’s got a teenage hacker messing with his investigation, has uncovered deep family secrets, and is caught in the ...


  • A million-dollar con gone wrong. A failed attempt at murder. A young girl living on the streets. In this con game, only the strongest survive. Con artist Roxy Tanner just walked away with $2.6 million on her latest job, but left behind a dead body. S...


  • Wilson McKenna has never written a bad check in his life. So how did he end up with $4,000 in returned checks from an island he’s never been to? He knows one thing, make that two, the bank wants their money, and he’s going to Kauai to track down ...


  • Never trust a soul—even your own. With Five Million Dollars and their lives on the line, can a determined criminologist and a beautiful con artist learn to trust each other—or themselves? Both are experts in the art of communications. Both are dr...


  • Catch island fever with this funny Hawaiian mystery set on the beautiful island of Oahu.   Wilson McKenna's newest tenant is hot, gives great hugs, and just saw a dead body being thrown from a plane. McKenna's not one to get involved in other people...