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The Queen of Moloka'i Book 1 : Based on a True Story
by Kirby Michael Wright




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EARLY REVIEWS: -"Visually stunning and a real page-turner. This story would make a breathtaking TV series or feature-length movie." -Dawn Lowe, Editor, Brilliant Flash Fiction-"The chapters burn with a searing honesty in their family talk, family love, and family fight. The Wright ohana is filled with funny, wild, and damaged characters searching for redemption." -Adam Berlin and Jeffrey Heiman, Editors, J Journal: New Writing on Justice-"Wright's work is reminiscent of Pat Conroy's THE PRINCE OF TIDES for family struggle and Frank McCourt's ANGELA'S ASHES for women overcoming great hardship."-The Coast NewsABOUT THE AUTHOR: KIRBY MICHAEL WRIGHT is the author of the companion books PUNAHOU BLUES and MOLOKA'I NUI AHINA, both set in Hawaii. Wright received the 2018 Redwood Empire Mensa Award for Creative Nonfiction. His stories and stand-alone chapters have appeared in over two hundred literary journals and magazines worldwide. ABOUT THE BOOK: We are on the verge of the Roaring Twenties in Honolulu. Julia Wright and Sue, her big sister, have met a pair of dashing English brothers sent to Hawaii by a wealthy father to avoid the draft in their home country. Sue strikes gold, receiving a marriage proposal from her overseas beau. Sixteen-year-old Julia has a passionate affair with the younger brother but must fend for herself after he leaves her pregnant. Julia's rebound affair with a sea merchant gets her pregnant again and she now has two infant sons to raise. Luckily, her mother allows her to live at the family home and they raise the half-brothers as best as they can. Then local boy Chipper Gilman returns a hero from the Great War. He's seven years Julia's senior and has admired her since her girlhood days. He secures a job at a ranch on the island of Moloka'i and invites Julia to join him, but without her sons. He says they will get married and she can send for her boys if she adapts to the rural lifestyle. Julia leaves her sons behind for her mother to take care of, convinced she can become a country girl. She's tested every step of the way on the rural island and begins doubting Chipper ever intended to marry her at a

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EARLY REVIEWS: -"Visually stunning and a real page-turner. This story would make a breathtaking TV series or feature-length movie." -Dawn Lowe, Editor, Brilliant Flash Fiction-"The chapters burn with a searing honesty in their family talk, family love, and family fight. The Wright ohana is filled with funny, wild, and damaged characters searching for redemption." -Adam Berlin and Jeffrey Heiman, Editors, J Journal: New Writing on Justice-"Wright's work is reminiscent of Pat Conroy's THE PRINCE OF TIDES for family struggle and Frank McCourt's ANGELA'S ASHES for women overcoming great hardship."-The Coast NewsABOUT THE AUTHOR: KIRBY MICHAEL WRIGHT is the author of the companion books PUNAHOU BLUES and MOLOKA'I NUI AHINA, both set in Hawaii. Wright received the 2018 Redwood Empire Mensa Award for Creative Nonfiction. His stories and stand-alone chapters have appeared in over two hundred literary journals and magazines worldwide. ABOUT THE BOOK: We are on the verge of the Roaring Twenties in Honolulu. Julia Wright and Sue, her big sister, have met a pair of dashing English brothers sent to Hawaii by a wealthy father to avoid the draft in their home country. Sue strikes gold, receiving a marriage proposal from her overseas beau. Sixteen-year-old Julia has a passionate affair with the younger brother but must fend for herself after he leaves her pregnant. Julia's rebound affair with a sea merchant gets her pregnant again and she now has two infant sons to raise. Luckily, her mother allows her to live at the family home and they raise the half-brothers as best as they can. Then local boy Chipper Gilman returns a hero from the Great War. He's seven years Julia's senior and has admired her since her girlhood days. He secures a job at a ranch on the island of Moloka'i and invites Julia to join him, but without her sons. He says they will get married and she can send for her boys if she adapts to the rural lifestyle. Julia leaves her sons behind for her mother to take care of, convinced she can become a country girl. She's tested every step of the way on the rural island and begins doubting Chipper ever intended to marry her at a


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  • ISBN-13: 9781730766176
  • ISBN-10: 173076617X
  • Publisher: Independently Published
  • Publish Date: February 2019
  • Page Count: 310
  • Dimensions: 9.02 x 5.98 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.01 pounds


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