The Musubi Murder by Frankie Bow

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The Musubi Murder
by Frankie Bow

Frankie Bow has laid the groundwork for a promising mysteries series in addition to giving a very intriguing whodunit that includes not only a bit of revenge but corruption too.
~Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book

The characters were likeable. I felt there were enough characters and motives to keep you interested to unravel the story, but not too many to get confusing…
~Lilac Reviews

The Musubi Murder is LOL funny, so choose your reading environment wisely.
~Jane Reads

Molly was the perfect female would be sleuth, nosy, quirky and fun. I also liked that fact that the story was set in the world of academia, full of politics and red tape, perfect setting for this cozy murder mystery.
~Book Splurge

“The Musubi Murder” was full of red herrings, though I did guess who the killer was, excellent use of setting, interesting characters, and a story that kept me entertained. It’s a good start to a new series.
~Bea’s Book Nook

It is indeed a mad cap adventure.
The audible narration is 5 stars +++ and you will be laughing out loud at the misadventures Molly and her colleagues (and students) find themselves in.
~Laura’s Interests

…plenty of drama, romance, mystery and characters that I like In Musubi Murder.

It ‘s a thrilling mystery set in a beautiful island of Hawaii.

I enjoyed my visit to Hawaii and interacting with the fun and quirky characters in The Musubi Murder by Frankie Bow.
~Brooke Blogs

The Musubi Murder
Cozy Mystery
Publisher: Five Star (August 5, 2015)
ISBN-13: 978-1432830748



In the remote college town of Mahina, Hawaii, Molly Barda just wants to stay out of trouble until she gets tenure, but there’s a problem. A grisly prank targeting a controversial donor puts her college in financial jeopardy. Molly’s hapless ex is implicated, and Molly soon finds herself neck-deep in a stew of corruption, revenge, and murder. Along the way, she finds herself drawn to a local fast-food entrepreneur, the too-good-to-be-true Donnie Gonsalves, who seems to like her for all the wrong reasons–and has a few secrets of his own.


About The Author

Like Molly Barda, Frankie Bow teaches at a public university. Unlike her protagonist, she is blessed with delightful students, sane colleagues, a loving family, and a perfectly nice office chair. She believes if life isn’t fair, at least it can be entertaining.

In addition to writing murder mysteries, she publishes in scholarly journals under her real name. Her experience with academic publishing has taught her to take nothing personally.

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Tour Participants

August 5 – 3 Partners in Shopping, Nana, Mommy,  &, Sissy, Too ! – Spotlight

August 5 – Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book – Cozy Wednesday

August 6 – Lilac Reviews – Review

August 7 – Jane Reads – Review, Guest Post

August 8 – dru’s book musings – Guest Post 

August 9 – Book Splurge – Review, Interview

August 10 – Bea’s Book Nook – Review

August 11 – Kelly P’s Blog – Spotlight

August 11 – Laura’s Interests – Review

August 12 – readalot – Review

August 13 – View from the Birdhouse – Spotlight

August 14 – deal sharing aunt  – Interview

August 15 – LibriAmoriMiei – Review

August 16 – Cozy Up With Kathy – Interview

August 17 – StoreyBook Reviews – Spotlight

August 18 – Brooke Blogs – Review, Guest Post
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