About the Author...
Mary Keliikoa is the author of the Shamus finalist and multi-award nominated PI Kelly Pruett mystery series, and the Misty Pines mystery series featuring former Portland homicide detective turned small-town sheriff. Her short stories have appeared in Woman's World and in the anthology Peace, Love and Crime.
A Pacific NW native, she spent years working around lawyers and admits to being that person who gets excited when called for jury duty. When not in Washington, you can find Mary on the beach in Hawaii. But even under the palm trees and blazing sun, she’s plotting her next murder—novel that is.
About the Book...
The Misty Pines Mysteries
Book 1 - Hidden Pieces (2022)
News and Reviews...
Mary Keliikoa has raised the bar with Hidden Pieces. Moody, evocative, yet purposive. Well Done!
Matt Coyle, Bestselling author of the Rick Cahill crime series
The disappearance of a teenage girl has dark implications for the small community of Misty Pines when the crime is linked to a decades-old murder. Keliikoa has a knack for writing nuanced investigators, and haunted-yet-relentless sheriff Jax Turner is no exception. An absorbing and expertly plotted mystery.
Tessa Wegert, author of DEAD WIND
Mary Keliikoa’s HIDDEN PIECES is a delicious page-turning mystery full of secrets and revenge. Dogged yet emotionally vulnerable, Sheriff Jax Turner a hero for our times. Fans of twisty police procedurals are in for a treat!
Joanna Schauffhausen, author of GONE FOR GOOD
Do we really know the people in our lives? HIDDEN PIECES is a memorable, if not unnerving, reading experience that moves like mist touching everything. The story, with the loss of a child at its core, straddles the line between mystery and psychological thriller, and Mary Keliikoa deftly demonstrates how grief and loss can be insidious and unrelenting.
Gabriel Valjan, Multi-award nominated author of the COMPANY FILES and SHANE CLEARY Mysteries series.
Dark, tense, and loaded with hairpin twists, this series launch shows Keliikoa’s deft hand with plotting and character, including the highly relatable series lead, Sherriff Jax Turner. Keliikoa expertly weaves together a desperate search for a missing child with long-held secrets that threaten to upend the case. The final pages will leave you breathless.
Edwin Hill, author of THE SECRETS WE SHARE
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