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Maui Magic

(McKenna Mystery #8)

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The eighth Trouble in Paradise island mystery featuring senior sleuth McKenna and his PI-wannabe sidekick Chance Logan.

Whatever happened to easy? McKenna had the perfect cover for his plan to propose marriage. He and his girlfriend Benni would help his elderly tenant, Mrs. Nakamura, fly to Maui for a visit with her pregnant granddaughter. Then, he’d take Benni for a walk o
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Kindle Edition, 385 pages
Published March 30th 2017
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Robin Leslie Coxon
Mar 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Terry Ambrose has once again taken us on a wonderful adventure in Maui Magic, the 8th book in the McKenna Mystery series. A trip to Maui for McKenna and his girlfriend, Benni, PI in training Chance Logan and his girlfriend was meant to be a pleasure trip. McKenna has planned to take the big step and ask Benni to marry him and even has the ring. Hower, McKenna's elderly tenant, Mrs. Nakamura is also on board the flight for a visit with her pregnant granddaughter and her husband and when they land ...more
BJ
Feb 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Murder in Maui

Yet another good McKenna mystery! It seems as though he has great difficulty in not getting roped into solving a crime. Lots of twists in this one, another Kimu dream to figure out... Great read!
Barbara Tobey
Mar 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Thoroughly enjoyed the beginning and the end of this book. The middle was interesting, but not compelling reading. Always enjoy my "visits" to Hawaii.
Andrea Stoeckel
Mar 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing
[ I voluntarily reviewed this book in its ARC form]

"You have made me realize we must not stray far from the boundaries of our own limitations."

McKenna is off on another adventure, this time to Maui with Chance and his girl Lexie and of course his own girlfriend Benni. Under the guise of helping McKenna's tenant Mrs. Nakamura go see her grandson and the impending birth of her first great grandchild, the four of them are spending a few,days at a place McKenna and Benni had been before. And McKenna
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Kat
Feb 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: young adult and adults
Thank you for allowing me a early read of this book, I enjoyed it.

Another exciting addition (8th) to the Trouble in Paradise series featuring amateur sleuth McKenna. This one takes place on Maui (of course). The writer is very descriptive so you feel like you are really there, you can almost smell the flowers. It's a action packed plot with twists and a premonition dream with clues thrown in. There is another couple (including his friend PI wannabe Chance Logan) and McKennas girlfriend along for
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I was just soaking my sore bones in Epsom Salts listening to The Kingston Trio sing about The Reverend Mr. Black and I realized that McKenna did have to walk the lonesome valley by himself – for a while. Then he remembered what Benni’s great grandfather Kimu told him in his dream and he invited the rest of the group in. Kimu always tried to help the underdog – if you interpret the dream correctly! We have fracking messing up our groundwater; they have Atrazine in the water in Maui. Something ha ...more
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This is #8 in this PI series that takes place on the island of Maui. I've grown to really love, enjoy, & learn, from this series

The team is back with another murder & Chance always seems to make me laugh the most. This cozy mystery I always learn something native in either language or culture in the area & at the same time, this series is a nice, light, funny & enjoyable cozy. I look forward to when the next in the series comes out because I know I'm in for a treat & some lea
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McKenna is going to propose to his girlfriend, Benni Kapuno!!!
He is planning to do so on a trip to Maui. Off they go with
McKenna's protege, PI wannabe Chance Logan and his
girlfriend, Lexie traveling along with them. Plus McKenna's
elderly tenant, Mrs Nakamura is also traveling with them on
the same plane. She is going to visit her pregnant
granddaughter and her husband.
But instead of a vacation, this visit to Maui ends up putting
McKenna's life on the line while trying to help solve a murder.
A
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Terry Ambrose started out skip tracing and collecting money from deadbeats and quickly learned that liars come from all walks of life. He never actually stole a car, but sometimes hired big guys with tow trucks and a penchant for working in the dark when “negotiations” failed.
A resident of Southern California, he loves spending time in Hawaii, especially on the Garden Island of Kauai, where he in
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