A “we owe you nothing” sign welcomes Doctor Paul Bronski as he sails into Moon City, an anarchistic community floating in the Pacific. Targeted by a misguided counterintelligence operation, Paul and a lovely harbormaster, Grace, must outsmart and evade the pursuers. The brute power is met with courage and unorthodox thinking—is that enough to keep the couple alive and “off the leash”?
IIf you need someone to challenge your well-established ideas, I'll be happy to oblige. A surgeon by training, traveler and rebel by temperament, I practiced medicine in multiple countries of Europe, Africa and North America until I traded my scalpel for a pen in 2006. The exotic experiences and unorthodox worldview I gathered during my travels serve me now as the raw material for thrillers, adventure books and short stories.
Return to Paradise (2011) and Woman on the Moon (2009) are parts of the novel series codenamed "Spun in Hawaii," soon to be complemented by Golden Dust. Although they share some characters, and all are staged in or around Hawaii, their plots stand on their own--each one can be read independently.
Demon of Darien (2010) breaks out of the "Spun in Hawaii" setting, taking the action to Panama and introducing a new set of protagonists, but my taste for adventure and predilection for political heresy remain.
I believe that many time-honored sentiments--might they concern maternal love and patriotism or drug dealing and prostitution— are nothing but superstitions without rigorous stress-testing. In my books, I try to see how much they can take and test results are sometimes surprising.
But more than anything, I try to have fun with exciting plot because
I live in Hawaii now, writing, paddling the ocean and arguing my unorthodox ideas.read more