My Books Available In Kindle Version
An End To Innocence and Aloha and MaiTais tell of the Hawaii that Barack Obama grew up in. They tell the history of his formative years.
The following novels can be ordered in Kindle e-book form and downloaded from Amazon.com if you have a Kindle e-book reader or a downloaded application on your I-phone, tablet, etc. All of these novels as well as my six Hawaii novels that describe the multi--ethnic growing up ground for persons like Barack Obama, who spent his formative years in Hawaii,are available in Kindle format. To download on your PC or Iphone go to Amazon.com and download their application. The Hawaii novels include "Liliha and the Sacred Mission" "Kula Keiki Al;i'i (Chief's Children's School", "Kuhina Nui" about King Kamehameha's favorite wife, Queen Ka'ahumanu, "Kuliano" about growing up in Kauai in the 1900's, "Aloha and Mai Tais," about Hawaii music and musicians in the 1930-s, and "An End To Innocence," about Hawaii 1960 to the present. TO ORDER CLICK ON THE COVERS.
Autobiographical account of the clairsentient psychic pickup of the author's partner Edward following his passing in Oct. 2011. What happened next is recounted in this book.
Senior ladies in a dog walking club make a $60,000 bet to get a new boyfriend by Christmas. The result is a series of hilarious senior relationships set into motion.WRITER'S DIGEST SAYS; 'YOUR SKILL AS A FICTION WRITER IS WELL DEVELOPED AND I ENJOYED YOUR BOOK IMMENSELY."
King Kamehameha's favorite wife has to explain to the Hawaiiian Deities why she westernized Hawaii.
writer's digest says: "I was impressed by this author's encyclopedic knowledge about Hawaiian culture and history."
Children who became Monarchs of Hawaii set into a brutal residential school for six years straight. Writer's Digest says: "The overall book makes for interesting reading especially if the reader is interested in a mystery in a Hawaiian setting."
Writer's Digest says: "Readers will be as captivated by the intriguing story as they are with Alaska itself."Reveals oil exec's mindsets that led to the cataclysmic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
LOVE STORY ABOUT A PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED MAN AND A MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL AFTER HE ESCAPES FROM ILLEGAL INCARCERATION IN AN INSTITUTION FOR THE COGNITIVELY IMPAIRED.
B.C. History - First Nations from 1860 - 2010.
Winner of the Telluride Indiefest Screenplay Contest - Adventure with flashbacks to Aboriginal History. Is there really 600,000 lbs. in corroding barrels on the Gt. Barrier Reef as Greenpeace suggests?
5 Star Midwest Review - "picturesque and memorable story that is the next best thing to going to Hawai in a time machine."
Riveting adventure as University of Tahiti activists kidnap lovely Teri'i Gagnon to force photography of Moraroa Atoll for possible cracks from French Atomic Testing 1966 - 1996. ALSO A LOVE/ROMANCE NOVEL ABOUT TERI'I AND TEVA, A HANDSOME STUDENT FROM THE MARQUESAS.
LAST WILD PLACE - THEME SIMILAR TO AVATAR MOVIE BUT SET ON THIS PLANET - COLONIAL EXPLOITATION OF NATIVE PEOPLES IN WEST PAPUA - West Papuan activists kidnap Tourist Bureau Executive's son-in-law to demand that some of the lucrative mining/ logging revenue from West Papuan lands be returned to the people for education and health. The result is a fast-paced adventure novel involving, trekking, helicopters and dugout canoes.
PICTURES ON THE COVER OF MY MOST RECENT NOVEL TIMBER SALE. At top - Notre Dame de Lourdes Church - French Canadian church still in use - originally constructed in Maillardville in early nineteen hundreds by workers brought to Maillardville. Underneath - One of the few old growth Douglas Fir trees still standing. My large Rottweiler Bella shows how big it is. Bottom - Plaque to Chinese village at Cumberland on Vancouver Island. Chinese village at Cumberland at right. These Chinese workers worked the Dunsmuir Coal mines. All that is left now is a photo. The photo links to Timber Sale on Amazon.com
MONEY CHILD - A romantic comedy set in Orange County, California. Writer's digest says: " I most liked learning about Tibetan Buddhism through the narration of this couple's crazy life. It was both entertaining and eventful, and I enjoyed learning new things while I read."
KULIANO - Set on the Island of Kauai in 1920. Period novel that tells of an orphan Hawaii boy removed to Oahu who only wants to return to Kauai, surf and finish the outrigger canoe he was building with his mentor, a canoe priest. Writer's Digest says: "A knowledgeable fictive study of the clash of cultures, European and Hawaiian."
HEALING KHADIJAH HUSSEIN - a funny novel about a serious subject - East-West Culture clash. Writer's Digest says: "I like the humor of this book and the underlying seriousness of the subject. Your passion for identity issues pulls the reader into the book and I like the way you keep coming back to the dangers of development. You obviously know these places well, and it is enjoyable for the reader to learn about them."
THE MONKEY IN THE PICTURE IS ABOUT TO SWOOP DOWN ON AN INNOCENT BABY AND STEAL IT'S BOTTLE. IT WAS TAKEN IN THE BATU CAVES IN MALAYSIA - ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF CULTURE CLASH - ALLOWING SACRED MONKEYS TO RUN WILD IN A MAJOR TOURIST ATTRACTION.
My latest novel LILIHA AND THE SACRED MISSION - A Young Adult Adventure set in Kauai. Picture on left is a representative of a surfing wave. A little like a Hawaiian Harry Potter.
SCHOOL PROOF YOUR CHILD; ASSURE YOUR CHILD A BETTER FUTURE - DON'T TAKE CHANCES ON RANDOM TEACHING METHODS FOR YOUR CHILD'S READING DEVELOPMENT. --MY LATEST NON-FICTION BOOK. CONTINUES THE ADVICE OF RUDOLF FLESCH, THE AUTHOR OF "WHY JOHNNY CAN'T READ" AND "WHY JOHNNY STILL IS NOT READING" TO USE SEQUENTIAL PHONICS, SIGHT WORD REINFORCEMENT AND MEANING EXTRACTION EXERCISES TO TEACH YOUR CHILD BEGINNING READING.
THIS BOOK ALSO CONTAINS SCHOOL PROOFING STRATEGIES FOR SCHOOL PROOFING YOUR SPECIAL NEEDS CHILD.
PICTURE IS OF HANALEI SCHOOL ON THE ISLAND OF KAUAI.