JA Mattox Releases 'One O'Clock Tee: Or, Mystery in the Rough'
The book is about people, including some old codgers who have survived through thick and thin for lots of years. They have made this possible primarily by their friendship on a golf course, by their respect for one another and in large measure, by their personal grit.
The story involves an ex-professional golfer whose wife died from cancer, leaving him with a little girl who has grown up and now faces problems of her own. It features one of the wealthiest women in the country, a romance or two, an unsolved old murder case, a crucial golf match and some zany antics in small-town Middle America.
"I think most people are probably still searching for goals in their own lives when they reach middle age. Are they going to amount to something after all or just muddle through their remaining years? Mattox asks. "My characters are doing significant things. I also hope that through this novel, I have provided some amusing situations and a few, good laughs. I think people should realize that there is life after 40."
"One O'Clock Tee: Or, Mystery in the Rough"
By JA Mattox
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 230 pages | ISBN 9781546247258
E-Book | 230 pages | ISBN 9781546247241
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble
About the Author
JA Mattox served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He was an Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) instructor and executive officer of a mine hunter. Later, he worked in the pharmaceutical industry for about 26 years in sales, advertising and marketing planning. In the 1960s, his short stories appeared in Mystery Magazines such as Alfred Hitchcock, Ellery Queen and Mike Shayne. After retiring, he and his wife owned gift shops in Santa Fe and Ruidoso.
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