Books by Deborah Turrell Atkinson

Deborah Turrell Atkinson lives in Honolulu with her husband and their two teenage sons. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan and spent ten years traveling around the Hawaiian Islands as a pharmaceutical representative for Eli Lilly and Company


PLEASING THE DEAD by Deborah Turrell Atkinson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"Enough plot and menacing back stories to befuddle most readers who've enlisted for the scenic ride. Though not wanting for pluck, Storm (Fire Prayer, 2007, etc.) is definitely not the brightest attorney in the Islands."
Welcome to Hawaii, where the yakuza prey. Read full book review >
FIRE PRAYER by Deborah Turrell Atkinson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"Interesting insight into Hawaii's growth problems and cultural clashes wrapped around a suspenseful mystery."
An island paradise harbors a deadly secret from the past. Read full book review >
THE GREEN ROOM by Deborah Turrell Atkinson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"The solution is a letdown, but intrepid Storm provides enough thrills, chills and tastes of Hawaiian surfing to create an exciting adventure."
Hawaiian attorney Storm Kayama discovers that surfing can be deadly. Read full book review >
PRIMITIVE SECRETS by Deborah Turrell Atkinson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Atkinson's abundant local color can't overcome her dull, long-winded prose and one-dimensional plot."
First, Storm Kayama discovers workaholic Honolulu lawyer Miles Hamasaki, her mentor and adoptive uncle, dead at his desk; then she finds her boyfriend Rick in bed with another woman (dumping a pot of hot chili on the bed lifts her spirits only temporarily). Read full book review >