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Murder on Bamboo Lane by Naomi Hirahara
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Trouble awaits rookie LAPD Officer Ellie Rush as she patrols the mean streets of Los Angeles on her bicycle…

Bike cop Ellie Rush dreams of becoming a homicide detective, but it’s still a shock when the first dead body she encounters on the job is that of a former college classmate. At the behest of her Aunt Cheryl, the highest-ranking Asian American officer in the LAPD, Ellie becomes tangled in the investigation of the coed’s murder — only to uncover secrets that a killer may go to any lengths to ensure stay hidden.

Naomi Hirahara, born and raised in Southern California, is the Edgar Award-winning author of the Mas Arai mystery series, which features a Japanese American gardener and atomic-bomb survivor who solves crimes (“SUMMER OF THE BIG BACHI,” “GASA-GASA GIRL,” “SNAKESKIN SHAMISEN” and “BLOOD HINA” and “STRAWBERRY YELLOW.” “1001 CRANES,” a middle grade novel, was chosen as an Honor Book for the Youth Literature of the Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature in 2009.

  • “A great series opener! Ellie Rush…is smart and tough… Hirahara paints a mesmerizing portrait of the Los Angeles she knows so well.”
    — Henry Chang, author of “Chinatown Beat”

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