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Isle of Broken Dreams

“With Isle of Broken Dreams, Mike Farris has weaved a colorful and intriguing story set in the brothels of Chinatown in wartime Honolulu, exposing the other side of Paradise.  As a fan of history and drama, I was quickly caught up in young Sadie MacKenzie’s fascinating journey of discovery, adventure, betrayal and unexpected redemption.”  Roy Tjioe, Island Film Group, producer of Soul Surfer and Princess Kaiulani.

Isle of Broken Dreams

by Mike Farris

Stairway Press

Trapped in the world of prostitution in World War II Honolulu's red light district, a young woman struggles to break free.

“Anyone interested in World War II, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii or human nature on the firing line will be riveted by Isle of Broken Dreams. The characters are true and the plot is breathless. This is a terrific read.”  William Bernhardt, New York Times bestselling author of the Ben Kincaid legal thrillers.


“In this riveting new novel, Mike Farris takes you to the dark side of Paradise, and what a trip! Vivid, atmospheric, historically accurate, and alive with interesting characters caught in a powerful, propulsive narrative. It swept me along, and once you've read a few pages, you won't be able to put it down.”  William Martin, New York Times Bestselling Author of Annapolis and The Lincoln Letter.

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