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‘Captain Cooked’ author returns to island (Aug. 12-14)


Author S.P. Grogan of “Captain Cooked” fame returns for a couple book-signing stops.

In May, “Captain Cooked” received a Ka Palapala Pookela Award for “Excellence In Writing” from the Hawaii Book Publishers Association.

“Captain Cooked” tells the story of a young haole woman who comes to the islands to help film her father’s television cooking show, and winds up embroiled in ‘Romance, Revenge, and Recipes.’

While stumbling into island romances, she tries to solve the murder of a Hawaiian singing star.

Featured in the book are 25 recipes from top chefs and restaurants, as well as a travelogue tour of the Big Island.

A $5,000 contest using GPS is tied to the book, clues are unveiled within.

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Grogan is also promoting his latest work, an e-book serial docu-novel, an international political action thriller, “Retaliate: Beyond the Grave, bin Laden’s Final Attack on the U.S.”

Schedule Summary

* 6-10 p.m. Aug. 12 – Wyland Ocean Front Gallery, Kailua-Kona

* 11 a.m.-sunset, Aug. 13 – Mai Tai Festival, Royal Kona Resort

* 10 a.m.-noon, Aug. 14 – Kona Bay Books

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