The First Annual Aloha Scavenger Hunt is beginning. Journalist NatalieSeachrist, private investigator Keoni Hewitt, and friends Margie and Dan ÒHara are joining in the fun.Before departing for their Honolulu hotel, Natalie dreams of afilm noire whodunit. Immersed in the action, she finds a man’s body lying inamid-1950s hotel, and watches an elegant woman search an adjacent room. Aftera murder occurs outside their suite, Natalie advises HPD Lieutenant John Dias that thedetailseerily parallel her “dream.”Knowing the reliability of her unusual gift, the Lieutenant asks Natalie and Keoni to watch for clues to either death as the huntcontinues.
Aftermorevisions, Natalie is convinced that the site of her earlier “dream” was in Chinatownand theperpetrator,a woman in a red suit.A false scavenger hunt clue’s allusion to a pricelessKuanYin statuesuggest a cause for the disappearance of a man in the 1950s.Is this the man Natalie envisioned in a narrow hotel hallway? Is his death linked to that of the professor? And what of the false clue’s reference to hidden treasure? Are these coincidences? Or, has Natalie’s visioning revealed a murderer with long hidden secrets?
About the Author
Jeanne Burrows-Johnson draws on a multi-faceted background in the performing arts, education and marketing. The well-researched elements of her Natalie Seachrist mystery series invite the reader and listener into the sensory rich environs of Hawaìi, where she lived for over twenty years. Like her heroine, she and her husband enjoy feline companionship in an environment featuring dynamic skies, landscapes and characters. Academically, she was accepted for membership in Phi Beta Kappa while completing her Bachelor's degree in History at the University of Hawaìi. During graduate studies and a teaching assistantship, she became a member of Phi Alpha Theta. She is also a Lifetime Member of the British Association of Teachers of Dancing, Highland Division.