Going for Kona

Michele

Book 4
SkipJack Publishing
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After losing her husband, she’s not about to lose this race. But if she doesn’t drop out, she could lose her family. 

When Michele Lopez Hanson quit her law practice to become an author, she was looking forward to spending more time at home with her triathlete husband and her teen kids. But when a tragic biking accident claims her husband’s life, she finds herself with nothing but free time and painful memories. Drowning in grief, she pledges to honor his memory by competing in the Ironman he’ll never finish. But as she follows along his old training routes, she discovers that if she pedals hard enough, she can sense him alongside her…

Her single-minded focus on the race leaves little time for her children, but when her teenage son is accused of murder, she has no choice but to get off the bike seat long enough to track down the real killer. With the Ironman fast approaching and the charges against her son heating up, can she cross the finish line and hold her family together or will everything she loves crash and burn?

Going for Kona is the first standalone book in the adrenaline-pumping Michele trilogy within the What Doesn’t Kill You romantic mystery series. If you like tenacious heroines, competitive sports, and relationships that last beyond the grave, then you’ll love Pamela Fagan Hutchins’ award-winning whodunit.

Buy Going for Kona today to strap on your helmet for a pulse-pounding mystery today!

2014 Finalist USA Best Book Awards, Cross Genre Fiction.

˃˃˃ See why Pamela’s novels have won contest after contest.

2017 WINNER Silver Falchion for Best Adult Mystery

2016 WINNER Best Book Awards Cross-Genre Fiction

2015 WINNER Best Book Awards Cross-Genre Fiction

2014 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award, Romance, Quarter-finalist

˃˃˃ Once Upon A Romance calls Hutchins an "up-and-coming powerhouse writer."

If you like Sandra Brown or Janet Evanovich, you're going to love Pamela Fagan Hutchins. A former attorney and native Texan, Pamela splits her time between Nowheresville, Texas and the frozen north of Snowheresville, Wyoming.

˃˃˃ The Michele reviews are in, and they're good. Very, very good.

“Immediately hooked." — Terry Sykes-Bradshaw, Author of Sibling Revelry

"Spellbinding." — Jo Bryan, Dry Creek Book Club

"Fast-paced mystery." —Deb Krenzer, Book Reviewer

"Can't put it down." — Cathy Bader, Reader

"LOVED IT!" — Marcy McKay, Author of Pennies From Burger Heaven

˃˃˃ Catch more adventures with Michele and her friends in the What Doesn't Kill You world. Scroll up and grab your copy of Going for Kona today.

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˃˃˃ See why Pamela’s novels have won contest after contest.2017 WINNER Silver Falchion for Best Adult Mystery2016 WINNER Best Book Awards Cross-Genre Fiction2015 WINNER Best Book Awards Cross-Genre Fiction2014 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award, Romance, Quarter-finalist


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If you like Sandra Brown or Janet Evanovich, you will love Pamela Fagan Hutchins. A former attorney and native Texan, Pamela lived in the U.S. Virgin Islands for nearly ten years. She refuses to admit to taking notes for this series during that time.


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"Taut suspense." — Midwest Book Review

"Quick, entertaining read." — Kirkus Reviews

"Fantastic mystery." — Once Upon a Romance


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Publisher
SkipJack Publishing
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Published on
Oct 1, 2014
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Pages
275
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ISBN
9781939889195
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Cozy
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
Fiction / Romance / Suspense
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