[Read] ➻ Saving Paradise (Pono Hawkins #1) ➸ Mike Bond – Uroturk.info

Saving Paradise (Pono Hawkins #1) When A Beautiful Journalist Drowns Mysteriously Off Waikiki, Hawaii, Special Forces Veteran Pono Hawkins, Now A Well Known Surfer And International Correspondent For Surfing Magazines, Soon Gets Embroiled In Trying To Find Out Why She Died What He Quickly Learns Makes Him A Target For Murder Or Life In Prison As A Cabal Of Powerful Corporations, Foreign Killers And Crooked Politicians Places The Blame On Him Haunted By Memories Of Afghanistan, And Determined To Protect The Hawaii He Loves From Dirty Politics Tied To Huge Destructive Energy Developments, Pono Turns To Special Forces Buddies And His Own Covert Skills To Fight His Deadly Enemies, Trying To Both Save Himself And Find Her Killers Alive With The Sights, Sounds And History Of Hawaii, Saving Paradise Is Also A Deeply Rich Portrait Of What Pono Calls The Seamy Side Of Paradise, And An Exciting Thriller Of Politics, Lies And Remorseless Murder


About the Author: Mike Bond

MIKE BOND has been called the master of the existential thriller by the BBC and one of the 21st century s most exciting authors by the Washington Times He is a bestselling novelist, environmental activist, international energy expert, war and human rights correspondent and award winning poet who has lived and worked in many remote and dangerous parts of the world His critically acclaimed



10 thoughts on “Saving Paradise (Pono Hawkins #1)

  1. says:

    DNF I do not rate books I do not finish.


  2. says:

    Any author who writes a book with its location being Hawaii has a passion for the island My husband and I started our marriage off visiting Hawaii 36 years ago I ve since then read many books about the Hawaiian culture historical novels exquisite textured tales of darkness and lightness aloha experiences Saving Parad


  3. says:

    This is another one I really wanted to like I think it had really good potential, but was a bit drawn out The story was a bit interesting, the location was very interesting, but the dialogue was a bit annoying I never really found myself drawn into the characters either The story surrounds a murder and an ex military man w


  4. says:

    A tropical island location and murder, I can hardly wait for my journey to begin.The opening page brought to mind the beauty and wonder of Oahu, Hawaii.Surfing zero Dead body one.Sylvia, literally, bumped into Pono Hawkins, as he hit the surf But she wasn t breathing any .I love everything about the guy He s rough around the edg


  5. says:

    A nice, suspenseful thriller set in Hawaii, with a plot timely that could happen today A surfer, former Special Forces Pono, is out for an early morning surf and finds a body in the water Cops are called and Pono learns the woman was an investigative journalist, working on a story about wind farms in Hawaii Nice characters and beautif


  6. says:

    3 1 2 star out of 5While I love a good mystery this one was a little to environmental activist political from time to time It had the traditional red herrings with some characters that were forgettable.Saving Paradise ending ties everything together in a nice little bow for the readers It felt like the author had a word number limit causing


  7. says:

    Conspiracy thriller set in Hawaii I really enjoyed the setting and hearing the point of view of a Hawaiian, but I found the plot to be a bit confusing Also, the book was way too heavy on the political ranting In spite of those things, it was enjoyable and exciting.Note Thanks to the publisher and NetGalley for providing a free copy of this book.


  8. says:

    When tracking evil, follow the money 4.5 stars for this gritty, frantic, conspiracy theory thriller Extended review available on MINA S BOOKSHELF When tracking evil, follow the money As a former Special Forces soldier deployed in Afghanistan, Sam Hawkins aka Pono has witnessed death, loss, and horrendous tragedies aplenty Convicted for the murder of Af


  9. says:

    was given a copy of this book in exchange for my honest review This was a fast pace thrill ride that I think a lot of my mystery junkie readers would love There were a lot of twists and turns that I didn t see coming I had a hard time following it because there was a lot going on The characters were interesting but I found that it was a little difficult to k


  10. says:

    Pono Hawkins was out to catch some waves when he discovered the body of investigative journalist Sylvia Gordon Now he s decided not her death at face value and dig into her life This brings on opposition from some powerful men with deep pockets Saving Paradise seems to come across like a man s man mystery Pono s putting himself in unnecessary danger, picking up al


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