Hickey's Books

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Hickey's Books was founded by author Ken Kuhlken (www.kenkuhlken.net) when he gave up owning a brick and mortar bookstore and feared he might get lazy, though he might've know better; he also writes novels, including the highly praised and often awardedTom Hickey California crime series. As if those aren't enough careers, he is also a founder and president of Perelandra College, and director of the writing program.

Smashwords Interview

What are you working on next?
I'm wrapping up a project I've been tinkering with for many years. It's a collection of six novellas based on apocalyptic beliefs popular during the 1960s. The narrator, Otis Otterbach, a gifted baseball pitcher, is lured by Casey, his best friend, into an epic quest to destroy Henry Tucker, a science and business genius. Behind all the drama is Cynthia Jones, Casey's mother, who persuades the boys Tucker is in league with the devil.

For background on Cynthia Jones, readers can go to my Tom Hickey novel, The Venus Deal.
What do your fans mean to you?
More than anything, they are a validation that I'm not crazy, that others appreciate the same kinds of stories, humor, ideas and characters I do.
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Finding Unauthorized Faith in Harry Potter
Pre-release—available December 2, 2015. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,940. Language: English. Published by Hickey's Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Devotional, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Literature & the Arts
The Harry Potter story as a guide to life’s deepest truths, offering inspiration about faith, friendship, courage, loyalty, love, and other wisdom of the Bible. Advice, live like Christ and Harry Potter heroes.
Finding Unauthorized Faith in Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows
Series: Finding Unauthorized Faith in Harry Potter, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,810. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014 by Hickey's Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Meditations / General, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Finding Unauthorized Faith in Harry Potter, by Nicole L. Rivera addresses each of the seven books of Harry’s story as guides to exploring life’s deepest truths. Discover wisdom about friendship, courage, loyalty, and love from the Boy-Who-Lived and his magical friends.
Finding Unauthorized Faith in Harry Potter & The Half Blood Prince
Series: Finding Unauthorized Faith in Harry Potter, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,410. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014 by Hickey's Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Meditations / General, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Finding Unauthorized Faith in Harry Potter, by Nicole L. Rivera addresses each of the seven books of Harry’s story as guides to exploring life’s deepest truths. Discover wisdom about friendship, courage, loyalty, and love from the Boy-Who-Lived and his magical friends.
Finding Unauthorized Faith in Harry Potter & The Order of the Phoenix
Series: Finding Unauthorized Faith in Harry Potter, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,700. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014 by Hickey's Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Devotional
Finding Unauthorized Faith in Harry Potter, by Nicole L. Rivera addresses each of the seven books of Harry’s story as guides to exploring life’s deepest truths. Discover wisdom about friendship, courage, loyalty, and love from the Boy-Who-Lived and his magical friends.
Finding Unauthorized Faith in Harry Potter & The Goblet of Fire
Series: Finding Unauthorized Faith in Harry Potter, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,450. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014 by Hickey's Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Finding Unauthorized Faith in Harry Potter, by Nicole L. Rivera addresses each of the seven books of Harry’s story as guides to exploring life’s deepest truths. Discover wisdom about friendship, courage, loyalty, and love from the Boy-Who-Lived and his magical friends.
Finding Unauthorized Faith in Harry Potter & The Chamber of Secrets
Series: Finding Unauthorized Faith in Harry Potter, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,190. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Hickey's Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Finding Unauthorized Faith in Harry Potter, by Nicole L. Rivera addresses each of the seven books of Harry’s story as guides to exploring life’s deepest truths. Discover wisdom about friendship, courage, loyalty, and love from the Boy-Who-Lived and his magical friends.
Finding Unauthorized Faith in Harry Potter & The Prisoner of Azkaban
Series: Finding Unauthorized Faith in Harry Potter, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,850. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014 by Hickey's Books. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Inspiration » 12-step programs
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Finding Unauthorized Faith in Harry Potter, by Nicole L. Rivera addresses each of the seven books of Harry’s story as guides to exploring life’s deepest truths. Discover wisdom about friendship, courage, loyalty, and love from the Boy-Who-Lived and his magical friends. The Parable of Harry Potter & The Prisoner of Azkaban is the third in a series of seven, one for each of the Harry Potter books.
Finding Unauthorized Faith in Harry Potter & The Philosopher's Stone
Series: Finding Unauthorized Faith in Harry Potter, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 12,260. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013 by Hickey's Books. Categories: Essay » Literature
Finding Unauthorized Faith in Harry Potter, by Nicole L. Rivera addresses each of the seven books of Harry’s story as guides to exploring life’s deepest truths. Discover wisdom about friendship, courage, loyalty, and love from the Boy-Who-Lived and his magical friends. The Parable of Harry Potter & The Philosopher's Stone is the first in a series of seven, one for each of the Harry Potter books.
Write Smart
Price: Free! Words: 9,730. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013 by Hickey's Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
(4.00)
Ken Kuhlken shares insights gained over thirty-some years as a novelist and professor. By following the Write Smart process, writers will efficiently conceive, create, revise, and sell their stories.
Reading Brother Lawrence
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,620. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011 by Hickey's Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
(5.00)
The Practice of the Presence of God is a classic of Christian literature, loved by Catholics and Protestants, praised by the likes of John Wesley and A.W. Tozer. During a troubled time, novelist Ken Kuhlken discovered the book helped him find some peace and promised even more if he could fully understand. Reading Brother Lawrence chronicles his search for understanding.
Midheaven
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,200. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2010 by Hickey's Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00)
In the early 1970's, 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 the Ernest Hemingway Award for best first-published novel. "The pace, clarity and assurance of Midheaven made it a pleasure to read." Anne Tyler
The Gachi
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,830. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010 by Hickey's Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00)
She wasn’t the only angry woman at U.C. Berkeley. Edgy but unaware of the reasons, she only knew she had to flee, that she couldn’t save the world until she had first saved herself. A passion for music delivered her to Spain, to Seville, a provincial city fertile with the cry of guitar. There, coveting gypsy power, driven to dance with wild audacity, she staked her life on Flamenco.
Million Dollar Man
Price: Free! Words: 85,370. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2010 by Hickey's Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
In Million Dollar Man, a phone call from a neighbor reporting a suspicious character at his home sends Jared Brown, a family man and Christian psychologist to jail and other places on the outskirts of hell, where he finds a path to redemption for himself and others. A true story of trials and deliverance.
No Cats, No Chocolate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,120. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2010 by Hickey's Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In No Cats, No Chocolate, mystery authors Ken Kuhlken and Alan Russell hit the road with high hopes and dreams of winning the fame they're convinced they deserve, as guests on a national television show.
Road Kill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,540. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2010 by Hickey's Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Road Kill introduces Ken Kuhlken and Alan Russell, an odd pair of mystery writers on a mission. In this 44 page chapbook, we find they have embarked on an epic journey to convince America's readers. to buy their books. But the dark forces of commerce are allied against them.
Writing and the Spriit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,480. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2010 by Hickey's Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Author Ken Kuhlken has long puzzled over the mystery we call inspiration. Here he offers insights about attitudes, habits and practices through which artists find themselves inspired. Writing and the Spirit is a guide to living as an artist.

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Shockabonda
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,340. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Olga Savitsky lived in the manner Jesus Christ modeled, putting aside everything most of us crave in exchange for the freedom that allowed her to help people in need and to spend plenty of time listening, talking and writing to God. Shockabonda is her collection of poems and prayers, testimony to a rare and beautiful life from which we all should learn.

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