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Press Releases from Hawser Press (6 total)

Missing Maryland Woman and Media Overload Are Catalyst for Thriller Set in Aruba

The summer is off to a rocky start for Maryland businessman Gary Giordano. Arrested in Annapolis on May 18 for indecent exposure, the lone suspect in the disappearance of Robyn Gardner last year in Aruba is now the inspiration for a new novel that hits stores June 26. Dark Currents, the fifth tome from author Daniel Putkowski, examines an Aruba snorkel trip gone awry and the resulting national media coverage. Putkowski,

Aruba Book Signing Draws Crowd to Meet Philadelphia Author

Daniel Putkowski returns his successful book tour to the island that sparked his debut novel An Island Away ARUBA, DWI / PHILADELPHIA — Ah Aruba. Sun. Sand. Books? Lately, this tiny Dutch island just off the Venezuelan coast has been splashed in a new shade of blue. Adding color to the warm, azure Caribbean Sea and the bright turquoise of the Aruban flag, is the dark blue cover of An Island

Philly Author Finds Success With Racy, Aruba Novel

Daniel Putkowski will be appearing at Doylestown (PA) Bookshop on Sept 5 to sign the book that has Aruba fanatics buzzing It’s no secret that the tiny island of Aruba, which boasts the most repeat visitors in the Caribbean, has a cult following of Americans who, year after year, have lazed away vacation days on her soft, sugar-white beaches. But lately, these Aruba-philes are talking about more than Balashi Beer and

High Demand for Aruba Novel Prompts More Book Signings on the Island

On August 21 and 23, American author Daniel Putkowski will be signing his novel An Island Away at Samsom Bookstore, Oranjestad, Aruba. In July, readers lined up at Charlie's Bar in San Nicolas for copies of An Island Away and a chance to meet author Daniel Putkowski. Since then, the entire first shipment of the book to Aruba has sold out. More books arrived last week and two new events have

Daniel Putkowski to Hold Book Signing in San Nicolas, Aruba, the Town That Inspi …

On July 23, American author Daniel Putkowski will be discussing and signing his Aruba-based novel An Island Away at Charlie’s Bar, San Nicolas, Aruba SAN NICOLAS, ARUBA — “Aruba is a microcosm of the world,” novelist Daniel Putkowski remarks. He should know. The characters of his latest novel run the gamut from native Arubans to American expatriates to Colombian impresarios. The settings are equally diverse, from the gritty refinery estate

New Novel Set in Aruba Uncovers Paradise Not for Amateurs

Entrepreneur turned novelist sweeps us to the Dutch Caribbean in a vivid and absorbing tale of personal endurance, bartered souls, and stifled ambition PHILADELPHIA, PA / ARUBA, DWI — In his debut novel, AN ISLAND AWAY (Hawser Press; May 12, 2008: $16), Daniel Putkowski takes us far from the sparkling beaches and glamorous hotels of his small Caribbean isle, to a waning refinery boomtown of barroom brothels, flexible morality, and one

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