Hawaii Reporter Columnist Charles Memminger Signs Multi Book Deal with Minotaur
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NEW YORK, NY - Minotaur Books has signed a deal with Hawaii-based writer Charles Memminger to publish his first novel, “Kahala Road” and a sequel. The publication dates have not been set yet.
Memminger is best known as a national award-winning humor columnist and screenwriter who was a staff writer on the final season of “Baywatch Hawaii.” But he also spent years as a newspaper crime and investigative reporter. He drew on both his experiences in crime and humor to create “Kalaha Road,” a light tropical thriller set on Oahu. “Kahala Road” is an homage to John D. MacDonald’s celebrated “Travis McGee” series.
“I wanted to create a 21st century Travis McGee character set in Hawaii,” Memminger said. “The result is Stryker McBride, a former newspaper reporter-turned barefoot philosopher who withdrew to a houseboat in Kaneohe Bay after being shot by a rogue cop during an investigation of Honolulu organized crime. In ‘Kahala Road,’ Styker emerges from his self-imposed exile to find himself
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