Gina’s Oberegi – Say What?

Gina Miyoko, Private Investigator (aka Tinkerbell) packs more than a spectrum blue Taurus to protect her. Thanks to her Mom, Nadia—who is a folklorist and cultural anthropology professor at San Francisco State University (SFSU)—she’s well-quipped...

Gina Miyoko, P.I.: Gina’s Gun

Like many private detectives, Gina ”Tinkerbell” Miyoko carries a gun and is well-prepared to do so. Her favorite is a Titanium Taurus .357 Magnum (Model 617) in a delightful shade called “bright spectrum blue.” This...

Gina and Boris (The Harley)

Every private eye needs a cool ride to get them around. In THE ANTIQUITIES HUNTER, Gina Miyoko’s cool ride is Boris, the Harley. Boris is a Cherry Red, 1983 Super Glide II. Pretty, huh? Boris has...

Gina S. Miyoko, P.I.

She’s five-foot-two, gamine, and weighs ninety-four pounds in a soggy trench coat. The nickname “Tinkerbell” has followed her from high school. It’s hard to imagine her riding a Harley named Boris, or packing a baby...

Readings and Pre-orders

I did my first reading from THE ANTIQUITIES HUNTER at BayCon in San Mateo over the Memorial Day Weekend and discovered a couple of things. One is that there is a lot of crossover between the...

It’s Official! I Am Now a Mystery/Crime Writer!

Yes, it’s true. I have sold my first ever mystery / crime novel to Pegasus Books—or rather my amazing and inestimable agent has. So, I have now stopped pinching myself and am ready to squee...

Tinkerbell on Walkabout from Book View Cafe

She’s 5’2″, gamine, and weighs eighty-nine pounds in a soggy trench coat. The nickname “Tinkerbell” has followed her from high school. She describes herself as a Russian Orthodox Buddhist. It’s hard to imagine her riding...