Ken Ebook Links


Cars: California Stories, by Ken Kuhlken: Nine selected short works that vividly capture California as a glorious dream, a hallucination and a nightmare, a state we all should visit though we might not want to risk living there. Free at: AMAZONSMASH, KOBO, IBOOK

Midheaven, by Ken Kuhlken: High school senior Jodi McGee turns from drugs and boys to Christ, but soon thereafter falls for her English teacher. As a result, tragedies test her will, her faith, and her sanity. Finalist for PEN’s Ernest Hemingway Award for best first novel.

Road Kill: Ken and Alan Russell embark on an epic journey to convince America’s readers to buy their books. But the dark forces of commerce are allied against them. $ .99 at: KOBO, SMASH, AMAZON, IBOOK

No Cats, No Chocolate: In this sequel to Road Kill, Ken and Alan take to the road to appear on Oprah Winfrey and advocate for serious literature while covertly launching a career as romance writers. An Amazon #1 bestseller in several categories. $2.99 at: AMAZON, SMASH, KOBO, IBOOK

Write Smart, by Ken Kuhlken: Much acclaimed author Ken Kuhlken shares insights gained over thirty-some years as a novelist, university creative writing professor, and founder of Perelandra College. By following the Write Smart process, writers will efficiently create, revise, and sell their stories. Free at: KOBO, AMAZON, SMASH, IBOOK

Writing and the Spirit, by Ken Kuhlken: “With all the ease of a friend on your couch-an ingenius, multiple-PhD-holding, wise-man sort of friend, Kuhlken combines observations of the world we live in, writers in history and his own experience (failures and triumphs) to form an all-around handbook of writerly wisdom.” Anastasia Campos $3.99 at: AMAZON, SMASH, KOBO, IBOOK

Reading Brother Lawrence. During a troubled time, novelist Ken Kuhlken discovered a certain book helped him find peace. Reading Brother Lawrence chronicles his search for understanding. $.99 at AMAZONSMASH, KOBO, IBOOK

Newport Ave, by Ken Kuhlken: “… a water-tight thriller and an elegy to friendship. It possesses the qualities of Dennis Lehane’s best non-series books — the same sense of long-seasoned relationships, unrealized expectations, and even a kind of grace. I finished it just two days ago and could start it again right now.” Timothy Hallinan, author of the Poke Rafferty Bangkok thrillers and the Junior Bender Mysteries

Special Preorder price until 3-1-18, $2.99 at: IBOOK, SMASH


Hickey Family Crime Novels

The Biggest Liar in Los Angeles (L.A. 1926): Unless a famous evangelist will take skeptical Tom Hickey into her confidence, he may never learn if the Ku Klux Klan lynched his friend. A San Diego Book Awards Best MysteryAMAZON; (6.99) KOBO (6.99) IBOOK (6.99)

The Good Know Nothing (L.A., Tucson, McCloud, 1936): Novelist B. Traven, an outlaw who may be the Sundance Kid, and publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst stand between Tom and the truth about the disappearance of his father. A Los Angeles Book Festival Finalist Best Mystery AMAZON (2.69) KOBO (1.99) IBOOK (1.99)

The Venus Deal (San Diego, Mount Shasta, Denver, Tijuana, 1942): A gifted jazz singer leaves her job at a San Diego nightclub, in which Tom is a partner, to avenge the sexual crimes of a spiritualist guru. AMAZON; (2.99) KOBO (8.69) IBOOK (2.99)

The Loud Adios (San Diego, Tijuana, 1943): While Tom serves as an M.P. on the San Diego/Tijuana border, he discovers occultist Nazis plotting to make Baja California a German colony. Private Eye Writers of America Best First Novel. AMAZON; (4.99) KOBO (8.69) IBOOK (6.99)

The Angel Gang (San Diego, Los Angeles, 1950): An L.A. mob’s beef against Tom results in the kidnap of pregnant Wendy Hickey. Tom alone can’t rescue her, but if he can enlist the help of the Las Vegas mob as well as angels, in whom Wendy steadfastly believes, maybe …  AMAZON;  (6.99) KOBO (8.69) IBOOK (9.99)

The Do-Re-Mi (Rural Northern California, 1971): The Hickey’s adopted son Alvaro, a musician booked at a folk festival, flees from a murder accusation. His brother Clifford’s best chance of proving him innocent requires the help of hippy Jesus people. A Shamus Best Novel finalist. AMAZON>; (6.99) KOBO (6.99) IBOOK (6.99)

The Vagabond Virgins (San Diego, Rural Baja California, 1979): A heavenly apparition appears in Baja California. While she rallies the faithful to overthrow the corrupt Mexican government, Alvaro Hickey gets seduced into joining her crusade. AMAZON; (6.99) KOBO (8.69) IBOOK

Midheaven (Lake Tahoe, 1974): Jodi McGee, whom you will meet again in The Fat Lady-A Love Story and yet again in The Answer to Everything, tells the haunting story of her treacherous eighteenth year and the battle between her devotion to God and her love for an older man. An Ernest Hemingway Award Best First Novel finalist. KOBO (3.99) AMAZON (3.99) SMASH (3.99)

The Fat Lady – A Love Story (San Diego, Tijuana, Lake Tahoe, 1985): A dear friend of Clifford Hickey’s cousin Bo crosses the border on the run from a charge of molesting children in a church nursery school. After journalist Clifford offers to help Bo clear her friend, he infuriates dangerous cholos, politicians, and tycoons on both sides of the border. And what’s more, he meets and falls for Jodi McGee. Pre-order at:  IBOOK, KOBO, SMASH (2.99)

The Answer to Everything (San Diego, Tijuana, Lake Tahoe, 1990): Attorney Alvaro Hickey assists in the murder of a Tijuana cartel sicaro then becomes the murderer’s lawyer. The cartel, which has lately massacred an entire family, now targets another whole family, the Hickey-McGees. Pre-order at: : IBOOK, KOBO, SMASH (2.99

Or browse and choose from Ken’s books at: HICKEY’S BOOKS;