The follow-up to the critically acclaimed A Tight Lie—a darkly funny, fast-talking mystery with a dash of sports and no shortage of action
Golf is a game of consistency, and after too many missed fairways, missed putts, and missed cuts, Huck Doyle’s career as a Tour pro is on life-support. The sometime private eye has lost his full-time PGA player status and is back to scraping it out on minor tournaments. So it’s only by the generosity of the father of an old law school pal, Rick Wong, that Huck finds himself in paradise with a rare sponsor’s exemption, gearing up to play in the Sony Open in Hawaii. But when his benefactor keels over dead from a gunshot during a practice round, Huck is obligated to find out who killed the millionaire banker and pillar of the community. Is it the young wife? A competitor trying to stop a secret bank merger? Or was it an assassination ordered from some distant shores?
With his brother undergoing an experimental spinal cord treatment and his relationship with a beautiful medical examiner showing some strain, Huck has more than enough on his mind as he tees off in a career-changing match. As the investigation carries him into the murky waters of international finance, computer encryptions, and the dark side of paradise, Huck finds himself playing the game of his life, on and off the golf course.
Early praise for WATER HAZARD:
Mary Jane Clark (author of Dying For Mercy, It Only Takes A Moment, When Day Breaks, Lights Out Tonight):
"If you like mystery, action, golf or Hawaii (that includes just about everyone, doesn’t it?) you’ll enjoy Water Hazard. Don Dahler hits it long, straight and suspenseful."
Michael Balkind (author of Sudden Death and Dead Ball):
"Huck Doyle is at it again. Killin' it on the golf course, rippin' it on a surfboard, wreckin' it on the roads, constantly flirin' with disaster & gorgeous women. Dahler's blend of action, mayhem, sports and comedy is sure to captivate you."
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