Chip Hughes
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Chip Hughes

Chip Hughes earned a Ph.D. in English at Indiana University and taught American literature, film, writing, and popular fiction for nearly three decades at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa. His non-fiction publications include two books and numerous essays and reviews on John Steinbeck.

An active member of the Private Eye Writers of America, Chip launched the Surfing Detective mystery series with Murder on Moloka'i (2004) and Wipeout! (2007), published by Island Heritage. The series is now published exclusively by Slate Ridge Press, whose volumes include Kula (2011), Murder at Volcano House (2013), and reissues of the first two novels.

Chip and his wife Charlene split their time between homes in Hawai'i and upstate New York.


Photo credits: Dennis Oda, Deborah Booker & Nathalie Walker

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    Delivering babies is not in my standard contract, says Kai Cooke to his very pregnant client, Summer McDahl. Summer has hired the Surfing Detective with an unusual request: to prove her husband is dead....

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    When Boston heiress Adrienne Ridgely strides into his Honolulu office, Surfing Detective Kai Cooke likes what he sees but doubts what he hears. Adrienne's sister, environmental activist Sara Ridgely-Parke, plunged to her death from a mule on Molokai....

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