Nothing stays hidden forever...
Two men, unified by a string of disappearances and deaths, search for answers—and salvation—in the jungles of Kaua‘i. Together, they must navigate the overlapping and complicated lines between a close-knit community and the hated, but economically-necessary corporate farms—and the decades old secrets that bind them.
Project Namahana takes you from Midwestern, glass-walled, corporate offices over the Pacific and across the island of Kaua‘i; from seemingly idyllic beaches and mountainous inland jungles to the face of Mount Namahana; all the while, exploring the question of how corporate executives could be responsible for evil things without, presumably, being evil themselves.
Publication Date: June 1, 2022
“An enthralling tale of disappearances, deaths, dark secrets, and corporate evil. I loved it and highly recommend it!”
—Douglas Preston, #1 bestselling co-author of the Agent Pendergast series
“A smart, propulsive, high-stakes dive into the wild heart of Kaua‘i. A stunning debut from a writer I’ll be reading again.”
—James A. McLaughlin, Edgar Award winning author of Bearskin
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John was born in Rhode Island and grew up in southern Virginia. He has worked as a newspaper reporter, professional mover, teacher, and nonprofit grantwriter. He served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Kenya and rode a bike across the United States. He spent seven years living on the island of Kaua‘i with his wife and two boys, where he helped lead Hui O Mana Ka Pu’uwai outrigger canoe club and became a competitive canoe racer. He now lives in Duluth, MN, where he is learning how to stay upright on cross-country skis.
Tags: Adult, Contemporary, Literary, Thriller