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Murder on Bamboo Lane: An Officer Ellie Rush Mystery
By Naomi Hirahara; Penguin Group, 2014

FROM BACK COVER:
"Trouble awaits rookie LAPD offer Ellie Rush as she patrols the mean streets of Los Angeles on her bicycle ...

Bike cop Ellie Rush may have 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 (a source of price for Ellie's grandmother, but an annoyance to her mom), Ellie becomes tangled in the investigation of the co-ed's murder -- with equal parts help and hindrance from her nosy best friend, her over-involved ex-boyfriend, a smoldering detective, and seemingly everyone else in her extended family ... only to uncover secrets that a killer may go to any lengths to ensure stay hidden."

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