Following on the heels of his critically acclaimed début noir novel, KONA WINDS, Scott Kikkawa resumes his depiction of 1950s Honolulu Police Department Detective Sergeant Francis “Sheik” Yoshikawa, a Japanese American Nisei veteran of World War II. Handsome, street smart, literate, and haunted by memories of his military service in the famed 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Sheik must solve a murder case that begins with the discovery of a burned and dismembered body found in a sugarcane field. Investigating the victim’s life to see who would
have wanted him dead leads to a local communist study group that’s being hunted down by the federal government. A compelling mystery with a breathtaking, unexpected ending.