KEN KUHLKEN


Ken’s Midheaven was chosen as a finalist for PEN’s Ernest Hemingway Award for best first fiction book.
Then came the California crime series, which includes: The Loud Adios, Private Eye Writers of America/St. Martin’s Press best first novel; The Do-Re-Mi,  finalist for the Shamus Best Novel Award; The Biggest Liar in Los Angeles, San Diego Book Awards best mystery; The Good Know Nothing, finalist for the Los Angeles Book Festival best mystery; and now the conclusion, with The Very Least and the Answer to Everything

Road Kill  and No Cats, No Chocolate: Authors Alan Russell and Ken Kuhlken met at a mystery convention and soon hit the road to promote their books. Their bizarre adventures make delightful reading for anyone who has considered or dreamed of a career as a writer and for anyone else inclined to laugh at the antics of a couple strange fellows.

Reading Brother Lawrence is a memoir in which a book and a memory lead the way to the Kingdom of Heaven.

Writing and the Spirit: Who needs inspiration? Everybody, especially artists. Here’s where and how to find it. 

Cars: California Stories is a collection of fiction and biography as offbeat as the state itself.

Newport Ave is a gripping novel in the tradition of classic noir in which a Sunday school teacher plots murder.

 the HICKEY FAMILY crime novels

FOR AMERICA,  one saga in five ebooks

Read more Ken and all his stories at kenkuhlken.net.