Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Blog Tour: The Musubi Murder by Frankie Bow

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musubimurderfrontsansserifThe Musubi Murder
Cozy Mystery
Publisher: Five Star (August 5, 2015)
ISBN-13: 978-1432830748

In the remote college town of Mahina, Hawaii, Molly Barda just wants to stay out of trouble until she gets tenure, but there’s a problem. A grisly prank targeting a controversial donor puts her college in financial jeopardy. Molly’s hapless ex is implicated, and Molly soon finds herself neck-deep in a stew of corruption, revenge, and murder. Along the way, she finds herself drawn to a local fast-food entrepreneur, the too-good-to-be-true Donnie Gonsalves, who seems to like her for all the wrong .reasons–and has a few secrets of his own.

About The Author
Like Molly Barda, Frankie Bow teaches at a public university. Unlike her protagonist, she is blessed with delightful students, sane colleagues, a loving family, and a perfectly nice office chair. She believes if life isn’t fair, at least it can be entertaining.
In addition to writing murder mysteries, she publishes in scholarly journals under her real name. Her experience with academic publishing
has taught her to take nothing personally.

Author Links
Follow on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Frankie_Bow
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/frankie.bow.1
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/frankie-bow/
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7809288.Frankie_Bow
Purchase Links
Powell’s /Audible / iTunes  My review: The Musubi Murder by Frankie Bow 4 STARSThis is a book set in a college town of Mahina, Hawaii.  I sure hope the stuff that happened here does not go on where my girls are going to college.  There is murder, cheating, and the students don't get held accountable for the wrongs they do.What would you do for your children?  Do we complain when they are got cheating?  want them to have second chances. Where do we stop fixing things for them?  What is best?There is plenty of drama, romance, mystery and characters that I like In Musubi Murder.  The main character is Molly Barda a college professor who is untenured so she has to do the crummy jobs.  She is single.  Her two co-workers that are her friends Emma  Nakamura and Patrick Flanagan.  They like to drink her coffee.Molly has to go to a breakfast honoring Jimmy Tanaka who is one of the most hated man in Hawaii because he donated a lot of money to the college.  There is protest there and Jimmy is a no show.Molly does meet Donnie Gonsalves owner of Donnie's Drive-Inns.  She finds him attractive.  His son is one of her students.Jimmy is found to be murdered.  Molly finds some clues with the help of her friends.There are plenty of suspects, lots of people are upset with Jimmy and his business practices.There are some images that made me want to gag thinking about the murders.I would be willing to see what happens next to Molly and her friends.I was given this ebook to read for free and in return I agreed to give a honest review of The Musubi Murder and be part of its blog tour.   

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Tour Participants

August 5 – 3 Partners in Shopping, Nana, Mommy, &, Sissy, Too ! – Spotlight

August 5 – Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book – Cozy Wednesday

August 6 – Lilac Reviews – Review

August 7 – Jane Reads – Review, Guest Post

August 8 – dru’s book musings – Guest Post

August 9 – Book Splurge – Review, Interview

August 10 – Bea’s Book Nook – Review

August 11 – strong>Kelly P’s Blog – Spotlight

August 11 – Laura’s Interests – Review

August 12 – readalot – Review

August 13 – View from the Birdhouse – Spotlight

August 14 – deal sharing aunt – Interview

August 15 – LibriAmoriMiei – Review

August 16 – Cozy Up With Kathy – Interview

August 17 – StoreyBook Reviews – Spotlight

August 18 – Brooke Blogs – Review, Guest Post

1 comment:

Unknown said...

Thanks for having me over, Rhonda! Like you, I have full bookshelves and am a fan of ebooks. I can carry hundreds of books with me in my purse now.