The Surfing Detective Mysteries
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You’ve come to the right place to learn about the Surfing Detective™ Mystery Series and to order Surfing Detective™ books and gear. Here’s a quick overview.

Surfing Detective Kai Cooke conducts confidential investigations on all islands in the Hawaiian chain—when he manages to pull himself away from his longboard.drop

Surfing Detective Series: In Murder on Moloka‘i Kai takes on a notorious trust that stops at nothing to carve a resort out of conservation land sacred to Hawaiians.  In Wipeout! & Hanging Ten in Paris he investigates two surfers lost in separate incidents half way around the world. In Kula he tracks the missing Golden Retriever—a famous surfing dog—of a shadowy radio pitchman. In Murder at Volcano House he looks into the death of a man boiled alive in a volcanic steam vent on the Big Island. In Hanging Ten in Paris Trilogy his success on his first Paris case gets him hired for two more. And in Barking Sands (coming soon) he solves a two-decade old serial killing spree on the Garden Isle. Each book is available in both paperback and Kindle editions (Order Books). Audio books of all titles in process.

Helping Kai, a cast of Ongoing Characters reflects the diverse population of the Hawaiian Islands: Mrs. Fujiyama rents Kai office space above her flower lei shop; Tommy Woo is Kai’s eccentric attorney who’d rather be playing jazz piano; Cousin Alika Keahola taught Kai everything he knows about surfing . . . .

What Reviewers & Readers say about the Surfing Detective Mystery Series:

Murder on Moloka‘i – “clever plot, quick pace, and island hopping sweep . . .”

Wipeout! – “carefully crafted, quick-paced, wild yet credible plot turns . . .”    “a lot of fun . . .” 

Kula - "A must-read for dog lovers, surfers-at-heart, and mystery fans alike."

Chip Hughes is the series author. Chip lives in Windward O‘ahu and surfs various breaks around the island . . . .

Order Surfing Detective Gear  Surfing Detective gear makes great gifts.  Each item features Kai Cooke’s trademark “hanging ten” logo.

Thanks for visiting. Enjoy the read. And keep on surfing!


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