The Waikiki Widow Author:Juanita Sheridan Honolulu has always had its "Waikiki Widow," a rich and beautiful woman who presides over the city's night life. This time it's the newly arrived Lady Blanche Carleton, whose elderly British diplomat husband died shortly after the Communists took over in China. Lily Wu is trying to help restore the fortune of an old family frie... more »nd when she becomes involves in the murder of one of Madame Li's traveling party. The mystery involves Lady Blanche, and a number of tea importers in Honolulu and New York, and the dying words "Tea...dragon...tiger."« less
Like the other Lily Wu / Janice Cameron books, this is a pleasant read, with a little more Chinese cultural references than Hawaiian this time. A few too many characters made it a little confusing along the way, but it was enjoyable, and you learn a little about the tea trade in the 1950's.