Operation Hang Ten

Surf-themed pulp fiction series written in the late 1960s and early 1970s by Patrick Morgan, featuring the adventures of Bill Cartwright—a bourbon-drinking, skirt-chasing, tough-talking, ex-champion millionaire surfer turned CIA operative. Morgan (one of several pen names used by California author George Snyder) wrote Hang Dead Hawaiian Style, the first of his 10 Operation Hang Ten books, in 1969. Other titles included Cute and Deadly Surf Twins (1970), Scarlet Surf at Makaha (1970), and The ...