Welcome to the world of D.M. Sorlie, where historical fiction takes center stage, and the Sue Lee Mystery series captivates readers with its gripping narrative. Embark on a journey that begins at the onset of World War Two and follows the tumultuous timeline of the war, extending into the post-war years.
The Sue Lee Mysteries unfold in the enchanting setting of an antique store in Honolulu, Hawaii. It all started when I stumbled upon a collection of newspapers from the era, delving deep into the stories surrounding World War II, particularly the infamous Pearl Harbor attack. During my exploration, I chanced upon a pre-war article that caught my attention—a call for individuals fluent in the Japanese language to join the Army base in San Francisco. The realization dawned upon Army Intelligence that they lacked personnel who could effectively communicate in Japanese or comprehend its intricate culture should America find itself at war with Japan.
Inspired by this discovery, a vivid image formed in my mind—a brilliant young woman named Sue Lee Ono, a Stanford University graduate with a remarkable aptitude for languages.
This vision led me to create Uncle Yoshi, a character steeped in expertise in Japanese artifacts. Uncle Yoshi, in turn, passes down his knowledge to his niece, Sue Lee, who is recruited by the Army to teach Japanese codebreakers. Amidst the chaos of World War Two, Sue Lee finds herself entangled in a family murder mystery and embarks on a quest to locate a missing Asian artifact.
The Sue Lee Mystery series intertwines the complexities of war, espionage, and personal quests for truth, all against the backdrop of a world in turmoil. Join Sue Lee as she navigates through the challenges of her dual roles, striving to solve mysteries while contributing to the war effort.
D.M. Sorlie invites you to immerse yourself in this captivating historical fiction series, where the echoes of the past reverberate through the pages, leaving readers yearning for more. Experience the thrill of unraveling secrets and uncovering hidden truths as Sue Lee’s journey unfolds amidst the confrontations of World War Two.