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Saturday, May 3, 2014

Review

MAI TAI ONE ON by Jill Marie Landis

Six months ago, if anyone would have told Em Johnson she'd end up divorced, broke, and running the dilapidated Tiki Goddess Bar on the magical North Shore of Kauai she would have told them to shove a swizzle stick up their okole. As if all that isn't bad enough, when an obnoxious neighbor with a grudge is found dead in the Goddess luau pit, suspicion falls on Em and the rest of the Goddess staff. 

With the help of a quirky dance troupe of over-the-hill Hula Maidens, Em and the cast of characters must ban together to find the killer and solve the mystery before the next pupu party. 


This is the first book I have read by Ms. Landis, but it won't be my last. I look forward to reading the next books in the series.

The characters are original and interesting. I enjoyed spending time with Em, Uncle Louie and the staff of the Tiki Goddess Bar in beautiful Kauai, Hawaii. Oh, and the Hula Maidens! Loved the oldster Hula Maidens! The story is entertaining and flows at a great pace. All with a mystery that had me guessing until the end.

MAI TAI ONE ON sure did get me loaded and ready for the next book in the series... TWO TO MANGO.
I can't wait for my next visit to The Tiki Goddess Bar!


About the author
JILL MARIE LANDIS'S twenty eight+ novels have earned distinguished awards and slots on such national bestseller lists as the USA TODAY Top 50 and the New York Times Best Sellers Plus. She is a seven-time finalist for Romance Writers of America's RITA Award in both Single Title and Contemporary Romance as well as a Golden Heart and RITA Award winner.

Her works include historical romances, contemporary single title romance with a hint of suspense, inspirational historical romances, and most recently the new Tiki Goddess Mystery series that launched with the successful Mai Tai One On.
Jill Marie resides in Hawaii with her husband where she's working on her latest project. When she's not writing or sitting on the beach reading, she enjoys visiting with family and friends, raising orchids, working in her garden, plunking on the ukulele, dancing the hula and quilting, but not all at once.
She enjoys hearing from readers at www.jillmarielandis.com
facebook, and at www.thetikigoddess.com


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    1. Hi Mary Anne. It really is. A lot of laugh out loud moments. Thanks for stopping by!

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