Alice Mongoose and Alistair Rat love to eat. And they love to cook together. Naturally, they decide to open a restaurant. How much fun it will be! But on opening night, Alice and Alistair find that things don't go exactly as they planned. Fortunately, their wise friend Pennie Pueo the owl helps them find a solution!
When a violent death disrupts the monthly meeting of the Pua Kala Garden society, Professor Molly Barda has no intention of playing amateur detective. But Molly’s not just a witness–the victim is Molly’s house guest and grad-school frenemy. And Molly quickly finds to her dismay that her interest in the murder of the stylish and self-centered Melanie Polewski is more than just…academic.
Professor Molly Barda is thrilled to be included in a grant to investigate attitudes toward biotechnology. But she immediately finds herself embroiled in the deadly fight between big biotech and anti-GMO activists. When Molly and her best friend Emma Nakamura stumble onto the scene of a brutal murder, they realize everyone has something to hide--and there are some questions you just don't ask.
It’s Alice Mongoose’s first Christmas in Hawaii. She misses her family and is resigned to spending the holiday alone. Alistair Rat would love to spend Christmas with his best friend Alice, but he’s afraid that Alice has more exciting things to do than spend time with a solitary rat. Fortunately, the outspoken Cordelia Canetoad knows just what to do!
Professor Molly Barda investigates a mysterious paddling accident, and realizes it isn’t just business majors who cheat to get what they want. Whether it’s moving up in the college rankings, getting a seat in the big canoe race, or just looking out for themselves, some people will do whatever it takes-including murder.
A forbidden kiss. A death in plain sight. And the faculty meeting’s just begun. When the lecherous Kent Lovely, Mahina State University’s one-man hostile work environment, collapses into the haupia cheesecake, the Student Retention Office's summer retreat goes from dull to disastrous. Now Professor Molly Barda has to fight to keep an innocent out of prison—and herself off the unemployment line
Mongooses and rats are supposed to be natural enemies. But when Alice Mongoose sails to Hawaii's Hamakua Coast and meets the gentle and dapper Alistair Rat, she knows that she has found a friend in her new Hawaiian home. The Alice Mongoose and Alistair Rat stories are classic tales of adventure, resilience, and friendship, beloved to this day by children of all ages.