At university Josh had dreamed of investigative journalism, exposing corruption and changing the world for the better. After a romance and friendship fail simultaneously he finishes his university studies with little motivation except a desire to head to London. Back in Brisbane, at his brother Brett's urging he takes on a job for law firm Randall Hood Beckett, getting some coverage for one of their employees who is to be awarded the Star of Courage. That employee happens to be university mate and girlfriend-stealer Ben Harkin. Details of the office siege in which Ben is said to have performed 'a conspicuous act of courage' in saving partner Frank Ainsworth's life when he is threatened by a crazed gunman just don't ring true for Josh. Is he still holding a grudge or is Ben keeping something from him? Will three days on the Gold Coast with Ben and law-student/stripper Hayley/Jett restore old friendships, begin new romances and improve their putting, or, reveal details to change all their lives? Written with the warmth and humour synonymous with all of Nick Earls' work and a new touch of the detective.