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Palm Trees and Snowflakes

(The Lei Crime Universe)

4.39  ·  Rating details ·  23 ratings  ·  8 reviews
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 Ken Yamada have their hands full trying to stop this deadly flow. Faulty intel brings the agents into a deadly
Kindle Edition, 40 pages
Published December 20th 2015 by Kindle Worlds
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Dec 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Having read and loved this novella as a KW story, I received an ARC from the author of his rewrite. It's been 3 years, but his main character, Vanessa Storm, FBI Special Agent, is still one of my favorite B*A (heh, heh) females! I truly enjoyed rereading this story again. It's action-packed right from the first chapter as Vanessa tries to shut down the import of a designer drug that's killing young people. She receives some help from an unexpected source (who complicates her life a little ...more
Roger Eschbacher
Mar 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A fun and fast-paced read, "Palm Trees and Snowflakes" is a welcome continuation of the "Hawaiian Storm" mystery series. This time, FBI Special Agent Vanessa Storm does battle with a shady operation that's trying to saturate Honolulu (and beyond) with a lethal designer drug called "Snowflake." Author Bury spins a good yarn, deftly combining a strong mystery with romance and elements of a police procedural. Recommended.
Zina Losey
Dec 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Lightening fast!

This was an exciting, short mystery based in one of my favorite states, Hawaii. It had a good story line, a little, quick romantic twist all grounded in a reality that moves faster than real life! (I haven’t read the first of this series, but definitely will)
Jay Williams
Dec 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This book accurately catches the spirit of the Lei crime series. The characters are developed and displayed in depth. The action and suspense grabs the reader, and the ending is great. The only minus is that the story is short, and went by too quickly.
Dec 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Another great addition to the Lei Crime series KW!
Jan 11, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Vanessa Storm is back- she is on a mission to save lives in Hawaii but she also has a mission of the heart back in Vermont and both have a deadline. This is a very fast, well written short story that is a great compliment to the Lei Crime series . After reading Torn Roots and Snowflakes and Palm Trees, I can't wait to see where Scott Bury sends Vanessa next.
Jan 31, 2016 rated it really liked it
Another great short story by Scott Bury. This book captures your attention from the start and keeps on going. FBI, crime involving snowflake the new drug of choice. Would be great if there was another book in this series. If you like the Lei Crime Series and Kindle Worlds books you won't be disappointed. Thank you Scott for the free book. Will continue reading more of your books.
Jan 04, 2016 rated it really liked it

Vanessa Storm, FBI agent stationed in Hawaii, is partnered with Ken Yamada, old friend of Lei Texeira. They are after drug smugglers and she has to solve the case before Christmas. An old love, Perry, comes to visit and offer a distraction. Really enjoyed the quick pace and accurate action scenes. Storm is a character we could see more of in continuing books.
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Scott Bury can't stay in one category.

After a 20-year career in journalism, he turned to writing fiction. "Sam, the Strawb Part," a children's story, came out in 2011, with all the proceeds going to an autism charity. Next was a paranormal short story for grown-ups, "Dark Clouds."

The Bones of the Earth, a historical fantasy, came out in 2012. It was followed in 2013 with One Shade of Red, an

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