Jun 5, 2012

Broken Spirit, a Hawaiian Mystery by Charles L. Fields

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly meme hosted by MizB; choose sentences at random from your current read. Identify the author and title for readers.

"Mr. Stone, I think you are serious, but you don't just dial yellow pages or Google a Kahuna. I have heard these wise elders exist, but can't answer your question. " (ch. 8)
Title: Broken Spirit by Charles L. Fields
Paperback; Outskirts Press
Publication: August 19, 2011
Genre: mystery

Publisher's description: TURMOIL IN PARADISE
"Charles Stone, Boston lawyer and sculptor, travels to Hawaii for a much needed vacation after performing two life threatening assignments for Franklin life Insurance Company. What is thought as paradise becomes a tropical hell. Stone confronts a radical movement in Hawaii trying to secede as the 50th state. He finds the cultural melting pot boiling over, threatening tourism and other island businesses and encounters violence and tragedy. 

Lovers of travel, adventure and mystery will experience romance, island hopping, a cruise on the SS Pride of America and be introduced to ancient Hawaiian lore as they follow Charles Stone through the darker passages of Aloha.The reader will meet several characters from the author's previous travel mysteries featuring Charles Stone:Sentimental Me and Canyons of the Soul,and will meet new ones."

Thanks to the author, Charles L. Fields, for a complimentary review copy of this book.

Visit the author's webpage www.outskirtspress.com/brokenspirits


  1. Interesting teaser! I love the cover and the blurb, too.

    Thanks for sharing!


  2. I love to read about new books. Thanks for this review!

  3. This sounds like a great book--but not if you're planning a trip to Hawaii in the near future! ;)

  4. I love the contrast between a beautiful idyllic setting and danger. It also sounds like there's humor in the book - based on your teaser. Great post.
    My Teaser is from Toxic Torte.

  5. I will be looking for your review on this one because that cover would make me NOT read this one!


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