Char Siu (Bamboo Ridge Issue #123), third in a series of noir novels by real-life law enforcement officer Scott Kikkawa, follows Small Press Distribution fiction bestsellers Kona Winds and Red Dirt, both featured in HONOLU- LU Magazine’s list of “Essential Hawaii Books You Should Read”. The mystery series, set in 1950s Territorial Hawaii, features Hono- lulu Police Department’s only Japanese-American homicide detec- tive, World War II veteran Francis Hideyuki Yoshikawa.
Scott Kikkawa is a product of Hawaii Kai in East Honolulu and writes noir detective stories set in postwar Honolulu. His critically acclaimed debut murder mystery, Kona Winds, was released at the end of 2019 and spent six months on the Small Press Distribution Fiction Bestsellers List. Winner of an Elliot Cades Award for Literature, the New York University alumnus is currently a federal law enforcement officer and lives with his family in Honolulu.
Softcover, 264 pp.