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9 edition of Mahu Fire found in the catalog.

Mahu Fire

A Hawaiian Mystery

by Neil S. Plakcy

  • 101 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Alyson Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mystery & Detective - General,
  • Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective,
  • Mystery/Suspense

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12430885M
    ISBN 101593500793
    ISBN 109781593500795
    OCLC/WorldCa213383838

    Openly gay Honolulu homicide detective Kimo Kanapa'aka is faced with a new murder that comes dangerously close to his personal life. About a year and a half has passed since the flames engulfed Waahila Ridge State Park at the end of Mahu that time, Kimo and fire investigator Mike Riccardi dated for about six months, but with Kimo so visible, and Mike still in the closet, the. Editions for Mahu Fire: A Hawai'ian Mystery: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition), (ebook published in ), (Kindle Edition publi.

      A review of Mahu Fire by Neil S. Plakcy. Review: Honolulu homicide detective Kimo Kanapa'aka investigates threats against the gay community including a bomb that injures members of his family and kills a city official in Mahu Fire, the third mystery in this series by Neil S. Plakcy. Kimo is assigned to investigate the shooting death of an old man and a dead rooster in the same : Neil S. Plakcy. The Mahu series has received a few honors over the years. In , the story Mahu Surfer was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award for the best gay mystery. In , Mahu Fire was nominated for the same award and also won the Hawaii Five-O award for being the best police mystery novel of the year.

    Click here to buy Mahu Fire at or here to buy the e-book from other e-retailers. Mahu Surfer: A finalist for the Lambda Literary Award for Best Gay Mystery: Mahu Surfer, my second mystery novel, sends openly gay Honolulu homicide detective . Mahu Fire: A Hawai'ian Mystery (Mahu #3) by Neil S. Plakcy (Goodreads Author) avg rating — ratings — published — 7 editions.


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Neil S /5(13). Mahu Fire: A Mahu Investigation (Mahu Investigations Book 3) - Kindle edition by Plakcy, Neil S. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Mahu Fire: A Mahu Investigation (Mahu Investigations Book 3)/5(45).

The full title of Neil S. Plakcy's book is "Mahu Fire: A Hawaiian Mystery." Whatever the book is, a mystery it is not. Readers know the answer to whodunit from the very beginning and there is no brilliant detective work involved.

The "mahu" (gay in modern Hawaiian parlance) in the title is accurate. It is a gay story: a gay cop, a gay fire /5.

Mahu Fire was the second mystery I wrote-- though before it was published I realized I needed to write Mahu Surfer. I hope that I learned a lot about writing and pacing in the course of writing this book/5.

MAHU FIRE, the third Mahu Investigation from Lambda Award finalist Mahu Fire book S. Plakcy, begins as openly gay Honolulu homicide detective Kimo Kanapa’aka attends a local charity event in support of gay marriage. When a bomb disrupts the gala, Kimo, his family and friends are thrust into a deadly contest between the forces of good and evil.

MAHU FIRE, the third Mahu Investigation from Lambda Award finalist Neil S. Plakcy, begins as openly gay Honolulu homicide detective Kimo Kanapa’aka attends a local charity event in support of gay marriage.

When a bomb disrupts the gala, Kimo, his family and friends are thrust into a deadly contest between the forces of good and evil.

Mahu Fire. Neil S. Plakcy. A FEW JUDO MOVES. It had been a tourist office day on O’ahu, with sunny skies, temperatures in the eighties, and a light trade wind sweeping in over the beaches and chasing the few wispy clouds up into the mountains. In the third book in the series, “Mahu Fire,” Kimo meets Mike Ricchardi, half Italian and half Korean.

With kindred ambivalence about his sexuality and his family, Mike becomes an increasingly important player in the narrative arc as each book progresses.

I don’t want to reveal either the mystery plots or the complexities of Mike and Kimo /5(7). Mahu Fire: A Mahu Investigation (Mahu Investigations Book 3) eBook: Plakcy, Neil S.: : Kindle Store.

With the second book in the series, Mahu Surfer, Plakcy moved to Alyson Books, which continued the series with Mahu Fire and Mahu Vice, and published their own edition of Mahu in After the close of Alyson, MLR Books picked up the series, publishing new.

MAHU FIRE, the third Mahu Investigation from Lambda Award finalist Neil S. Plakcy, begins as openly gay Honolulu homicide detective Kimo Kanapa'aka attends a local charity event in support of gay a bomb disrupts the gala, Kimo, his family and friends are thrust into a deadly contest between the forces of good and evil.

A wave of religious fundamentalism sweeps through O'ahu, at. Mahu is a police procedural mixed with a coming-out story. The almost-universal hostility Kimo faces during his coming-out makes the book feel very dated. The Amazon listing says the book was published inbut the author's website says the book was originally published inand the book /5(38).

In the third book in the series, “Mahu Fire,” Kimo meets Mike Ricchardi, half Italian and half Korean. With kindred ambivalence about his sexuality and his family, Mike becomes an increasingly important player in the narrative arc as each book progresses.

I don’t want to reveal either the mystery plots or the complexities of Mike and Kimo /5(44). Kimo Kanapa’aka, a gay police detective in Honolulu, Hawaii. Mahu (Mahu #1), Mahu Surfer (Mahu #2), Mahu Fire: A Hawai'ian Mystery (Mahu #3), Mahu Vice.

MAHU FIRE, the third Mahu Investigation from Lambda Award finalist Neil S. Plakcy, begins as openly gay Honolulu homicide detective Kimo Kanapa&#;aka attends a local charity event in support of gay marriage.

When a bomb disrupts the Author: Neil Plakcy. This is the second book of the Mahu series. Kimo had a traumatic time in the first book, being public outed, suspended from the police force and he now find himself at a professional cross-roads.

He is given the opportunity to go to the North Shore, undercover to investigate a number of murders.4/5(50). Get this from a library.

Mahu fire. [Neil S Plakcy] -- Evil moves to paradise, as openly gay police detective Kimo Kanapa'aka battles an extreme religious group that opposes the idea of same-sex marriage. It begins with a simple shooting, but the danger.

‎ Mahu a generally negative Hawaiian term for homosexualsintroduces a unique character to detective fiction. Kimo Kanapa'aka is a handsome, mixed-race surfer living in Honolulu, a police detective confronting his sexual orientation in an atmosphere of macho bravado within the police force.

The Mahu series written by Neil Plakcy is comprised of a total of 10 books, which were released between the years and All the books of this series feature the lead character in the role of a gay cop named Kimo Kanapa’aka, who resides and works in Honolulu, Hawaii.

The debut book of this series is entitled ‘Mahu’. Buy a cheap copy of Mahu Fire: A Hawaiian Mystery book by Neil S. Plakcy. Evil moves to paradise, as openly gay police detective Kimo Kanapa’aka battles an extreme religious group that opposes the idea of same-sex marriage.

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Learn more. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Books › Literature › Fiction Share £ RRP: £; Reviews: Wonderful combination of family, friendship, romance, and murder investigation -- I find myself being engrossed with the fourth book of Mahu series. Somewhere along book #3, Kimo finds his way to my heart, better than the first two books.

Maybe because the insertion of /5(28).Neil Plakcy is the author of Mahu, Mahu Surfer, and Mahu Fire, mystery novels which take place in Hawaii. He is co-editor of Paws & Reflect: A Special Bond Between Man and Dog (Alyson Books, ) and editor of the gay construction worker erotica anthology, Hard Hats.