Praise for Fire Prayer...
"Fire Prayer is a terrific read, with characters as memorable as a sunset on the beach."
â ¯-Margaret Coel, author of The Drowning Man
Storm Kayama's high school friend, Tanner Williams, wants her to come to Moloka'i to make sure his ex-wife is taking good care of his diabetic son, Luke. Meanwhile, Storm's law partner and lover, Ian Hamlin, is investigating the possibility that negligence on the part of a Moloka'i kayaking company played a part in the disappearance of the son of an O'ahu shipping magnate. It looks like a great excuse for Storm and Hamlin to get away from Honolulu for the weekend.
But Storm arrives to find that Tanner has bigger problems than he let on. Just hours after Storm visits Luke at home, the 12-year-old finds his mother dead on their living room floor. He calls the police, then vanishes. Fearing that Luke may have seen his mother's killer and is in grave danger from both the murderer and his fluctuating blood glucose levels, Storm searches for Luke through the dense rainforests, pristine beaches, and untamed wilds of Moloka'i. What she discovers is a murderous tangle. Can she reach Luke in time?
Deborah Turrell Atkinson lives in Hawai'i with her husband and two children. Fire Prayer is third in her Storm Kayama mystery series, after Primitive Secrets and The Green Room, a Booksense Notable Book for 2005.