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With talented author Matt Minor in charge and our marvelously flawed hero at the helm, The Water Lord is like riding a roller coaster: a ride not to be missed. — Chris Rogers, author of the Booker Krane Series 

A town has gone dry, and the general manager of a water district is found dead, presumably a suicide. His crazed widow is in denial and recklessly loose-lipped. Te
Kindle Edition, 272 pages
Published April 2nd 2018 by Dead Tree
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Thank you so much to Dead Tree Publishing, Matt Minor, and Lone Star Book Blog Tours for providing me with a free advanced ecopy of this novel in exchange for an honest review.


The third installment in Minor’s “House District 100” series quickly introduces the reader to familiar characters who are facing a whole new set of life-altering problems. Told in dual POV this companion novel centers on John David “JD” Dothan, a charismatic Texas legislator, trying to balance post-stroke recov
Cami Hensley
Apr 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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The Water Lord is entertaining all the way through. John David (JD) Dothan is slammed with a full plate of both professional and personal problems that twist and tangle until the very end and beyond.

While a town gone dry is a big issue in The Water Lord, it becomes an even bigger issue for JD and his wife, Tryphena. What should be more of a honeymoon period for these two lovebirds turns out to be anything but as JD goes about his Representative duties and digs deeper into the mystery behind the
Jan 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
When I read The Water Lord, I had to keep reminding myself that this was fiction. The story seemed quite real! Matt Minor encapsulated the very essence of Texas politics - at both the state and local levels.

When a town literally runs out of water, we all know who people will blame: the government! But who’s fault is it really? State representative JD Dothan is determined to get to the bottom of it, regardless of who owns the toes he might have to step on. However, he has no idea just how dangero
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Jan 09, 2019 rated it really liked it
No research needed on this one. It was fun to realize this book was written by the current Chief of Staff in the Texas House of Representatives. The Water Lord is a high-energy political suspense novel and Matt Minor was able to write what he knew while adding some flair, drama, and mystery. The story also held some heavy ties into music accenting the pages throughout, which again in Matt's past life was a huge influence and most probably still is a great hobby. I don't usually read the author b ...more
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Matt Minor presently serves as a Chief of Staff in the Texas House of Representatives. He has worked as a political campaign manager and is a well-regarded public speaker. Matt has authored official state publications, oversees syndicated editorials, is a speechwriter and district radio legislative commentator.

Prior to his life in state politics Matt was a professional musician and entertainer; hi

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