Ken Lord

Biography

Author of more than 60 works of nonfiction, fiction, biography, historical fiction, and YA.

Senior citizen living in suburban Syracuse, NY.

40 plus years of computer experience and a comparable amount of adult education. ABA and BSBA from University of Massachusetts Lowell, EdM from Oregon State University, and doctoral credits from the University of Arizona.

And, are you ready for this? An Avon representative for nearly 18 years, a top seller, well awarded, and "the cutest Avon Lady" in Tucson, Arizona.

Where to find Ken Lord online


Where to buy in print


Books

The Broken Rose
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,950. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Rose Silberg, a madam, and Gus Priesner, a miner, are thrown together by an influenza quarantine in Alaska in 1918. He needs her money for an expensive shipment. She needs her money to “go home” to Long Island. The lifting of the quarantine brings the situation to a head. Gus runs to Russia. This story tells what happened to McCarthy Rose.
A Book of Business Philosophy
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 17,680. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
You’re setting up a business. You know the product or service. You’ll locate customers. You’ve given it all you have. Suddenly you discover that others painted too rosy a picture of the possibilities, and have cut corners. This book has 20 principles to ethically guide your business and motivate its success, when others in the same business are failing. It’s a short read and well worth your time.
MLM: The Royal Treatment
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 191,910. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Sales & selling / management
This is an extensive and comprehensive course in doing MLM the RIGHT way. It does not suggest a lead to quick riches; it leads to success. The author took what he learned in building a very large MLM business and shared it here. Caution: this isn't eight quick ways to make a million dollars. It is solid instruction for the new businessperson to establish, develop, and operate a viable business.
The Pirates of Peary Village
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,200. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
A YA history that may interest those who study the US during World War II. It focuses on a government housing project in South Portland, Maine, housing shipyard workers. Peary Village is built on a large farm. With several hundred apartments in row houses, it is a natural market for an enterprising newsboy. And the papers interest a pack of Samoyeds. Two older Scots and the dogs frame the story.
The Representative
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,000. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Sales & selling / management
I wrote this as an Avon Sales Leader. Could I help young women too shy to sell? Show them the way to success? I had written THE AVON BUSINESS FOR NEWBIES, and found it insufficient. So this is a narrative business course to take any person gently, help to overcome fears, and turn him or her toward success. Audrey Tibbetts made that journey with me; it applies to those in business for themselves.
Goals for your Avon Business
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,050. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Home-based businesses
In this book you are taught a way to success by selling yourself on a goal and by taking the appropriate steps to develop goals with methods and measurements that will work for the Avon business. The reader is challenged to stretch beyond what he or she is capable. The author knows: he had a $300,000 Avon business. He did it by setting and achieving goals that required him to stretch.
Belly Up To The Isobar
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,570. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This is Ken’s third book of short stories. Many deal with flying and weather. Some are inspirational. Some are commentary on the world, government, adolescence, and challenge. Some deal with business intransigence. There’s the macabre and a murder mystery. One is designed to touch your heartstrings. One is tragic. And then the title story, Belly Up To The Isobar, which may not be what you think.
Jesus Is Watching
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,570. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
Short stories often come from random ideas and personal experiences. The title story builds on existing humor. Inspiration: The Angels of Dog Creek and Thanks For Your Time. History: The Resurrection of Bartholomew Kelly. Angst: The Whizzer; The Curb; and The Rake. Tragedy: The Incident at Dead Man’s Dip and Suicide. Humor: The Septic Tank, Large Mouth with Many Teeth, and Moose. And essays.
Sospan Fach: The Saga of the Little Saucepan (Australia/New Zealand Edition)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,410. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Four people with no sailing experience leave Auckland, NZ on a home-built yacht to Sydney, sailing three days north and turn left. The boat has no motor, radio, extra sails, or instrumentation. The skipper has a small compass and a toy sextant on which he has no training. There are a one-person lifeboat, one life preserver, and provisions for three weeks. Stranded for 6 weeks they consider mutiny.
Sospan Fach: The Saga of the Little Saucepan (North American Edition)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,420. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Four people with no sailing experience leave Auckland, NZ on a home-built yacht to Sydney, sailing three days north and turn left. The boat has no motor, radio, extra sails, or instrumentation. The skipper has a small compass and a toy sextant on which he has no training. There are a one-person lifeboat, one life preserver, and provisions for three weeks. Stranded for 6 weeks they consider mutiny.
The Book with the Catchy Title (Fire in the Belly)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,610. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Motivational
What makes a person successful? Lineage? Luck? Location? Success involves change, improvement. You must find ways to improve skills, develop your mind, and seek the satisfaction of your ambitions. This book will help you acquire the fire in the belly to pick a direction, marshal the resources, and build your success with PASSION, the one thing that will make it possible.
Persist Until You Succeed
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,340. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Motivational
How easy it is to just give up when the going gets rough! This book provides guidance to some who are so easily discouraged trying to find a way to energize and achieve a dream in a home-based business. The book’s message will cause you to examine yourself, determine why you do as you do and what can to improve it. Perhaps we can arrive at a formula for your success.
The Avon Business for Newbies
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,130. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Sales & selling / management
Inner Circle member Ken Lord spent 18 successful years with Avon. This book presents these topics: recruiting, tools, incentives, attitudes, locating customers, cold calling, focused sales, overcoming fear, selling vs. order taking, motivation, questioning techniques, pricing and sales strategies, objections, service, customer perspectives, and building a large business. He did it. You can too.
The Hollerith Tattoo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,950. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Malcolm Zytel, a Pelican National Bank computer programmer, has a simple way to embezzle money. He takes $100,000, unaware that he left more than a quarter million dollars. He receives a ten-year sentence in the prison at Susanville, CA. When he breaks out of Susanville, he leaves a string of bodies as he attempts to settle his personal score with bank employees and the legal system.
Infraction--Getting Even
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,830. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A zip gun, a poison snake, a firebombing, stolen dynamite, an explosion, three funerals, and eight victims, all at the wrong place at the wrong time. Wilberforce Duggie Hansen’s drunk and domineering mother is biased against her son’s gay friends; there's no need to confront the question again. And there’s Marty Syrzinski, a Navy Seal dropout with a temper, who murders just because he can.
Requiem for a Character Actor
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,000. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Steve Gossman, school principal, liked amateur theater. He’s killed by a “blank” shotgun shell loaded with buckshot and pressed against his head backstage. His role of Willie Loman in the Chainville Player’s rendition of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman was shared with Ben Tilden, But Tilden had been ill this evening. Was Gossman the right victim? Police Chief Quentin Price must determine.
Eternity's Embrace
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 124,160. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Vernon Townsley and Bernice Jennings have disparate origins--Boston Brahmin and Kansas farmer. She teaches in Maine. He doesn't qualify for Johns Hopkins, works the docks and joins the Army. At Togus Military Hospital romance is ignited and extinguished in anger. He finds her on Cross Island. They marry, sire a family, and endure tragedy. Thunder the ghost horse leads them to Eternity's Embrace.

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