Hawaiian Storm mysteries


A Hawaiian Storm mystery

“I am hopelessly in love with a memory. An echo from another time, another place.” — Michel Foucault

The Kahuna—“wizard” in old Hawai’ian—was the only one who could surprise Vanessa Storm when she was a teenager. When she’s an FBI Special Agent, though, things are different. She’s no longer a girl impressed with small-town bad boys.

But the echo of a crime pulls the Kahuna back into Vanessa’s life.

“this is one of Scott Bury’s best!”

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Dead Man Lying

A Hawaiian Storm mystery

She knows when you’re lying …FBI Special Agent Vanessa Storm is back on Maui to catch a killer.

With lush rain forests, black sand beaches, and a laid-back lifestyle, Maui offers the perfect retirement location for once-famous country singer Steven Sangster … until he ends up dead.

As the killer, or killers, strike again and again, FBI Special Agent Vanessa Storm must untangle the lies spun by the singer’s associates, friends, family — and the singer himself before the music dies.

First Place winner of the East Texas Writers Guild First Chapter Award  —  Mystery — work in progress.

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Palm Trees & Snowflakes

A Hawaiian Storm short story

Snowflake has a whole new meaning in Hawaii. The new designer drug being trafficked through Oahu gives users the perfect high—and slowly kills them.

In Honolulu, where the palm trees are strung with lights for the holidays, FBI Special Agents Vanessa Storm and Alan Terakawa have their hands full trying to stop this deadly flow. Faulty intel brings the agents into a deadly firefight, which yields even more puzzles.

“This short story packs a punch”

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Torn Roots

A Hawaiian Storm mystery

Detective Kaimi Kekoa accepts a short-term position as Acting Lieutenant in Hana on Maui’s rain-forest coast. By his second week on the job, trouble comes in unexpected forms.

As environmentalists, property developers, protesters, arsonists, kidnappers and a rogue Homeland Security agent converge on his new post, Kaimi feels like the eye of a brewing storm. And when new FBI agent Vanessa Storm gets involved, Kaimi realizes the stakes are much higher than a quiet period in his career.