Donald J. Hauka is a versatile writer from B.C. His first novel, Mr. Jinnah: Securities, was adapted for television and broadcast on CBC in 2003, earning a nomination for a Gemini award. Hauka's second novel, She Demons, was published in 2010. He lives in New Westminster, B.C.
Mister Jinnah Mysteries 3-Book Bundle
Fast-paced, funny, and suspenseful, the Mister Jinnah series feature the larger-than-life Vancouver Tribune crime reporter Hakeem Jinnah. Politically incorrect but relentless, Jinnah finds himself embroiled in an increasingly bizarre series of police investigations. Jinnah has to use every ounce of his investigative genius to solve a crime and make a few extra dollars on the side.
Mister Jinnah: Securities – Mister Jinnah #1
Hakeem Jinnah enjoys an ordinary life of working the Vancouver Tribune’s crime beat, flirting with women, seeking interested investors in a mail-order-bride scheme, and driving around in his sattelite-guided Love Machine. But when he and another Tribune reporter begin competing to cover the story of a shady stock promoter#8217;s death, he finds himself embroiled in a murder investigation.
She Demons – Mister Jinnah #2
How can an enterprising newspaper reporter sell his Babji dolls when there’s a beheaded street youth, a Rave Messiah battling a berserk God Squad, and a conniving new editor to deal with? Especially when hes suffering all the symptoms of dengue fever? Hakeem Jinnah, the chain-smoking, headline-chasing hypochondriac, is in a race to find a killer and help save his buddy Sergeant Graham’s career. But a bevy of She Demons bedevil him at each turn. Soon Jinnah is entangled in a cultic web that threatens his friends, his family, and his life.
Pizza 911 – Mister Jinnah #3
Mister Jinnah returns — just in time to skip town, forever! Pizza 911 puts the offbeat, chain-smoking Jinnah on the hunt for a vicious killer, and for one last big scoop before he gets out of the reporting game. From Vancouver to Tanzania, the neurotic newsman weaves between drug lords and assassins, betrayals and buried secrets.
One of this year’s funniest
An Ismaili Muslim with obsessive-compulsive quirks, Jinnah is one of the genre’s more interesting crime solvers.
A light and original read that signals more good things to come from this talented author.