Kent Hugus

Biography

Graduated Cal at Berkeley and have the sandals to prove it. Served as a Naval Aviator. Joined IBM as a software engineer, and then resigned to form my own software company. Sold that and retired to Park City, UT, until illness forced me down to sea level. I moved to Escondido, CA, and commenced writing novels. I am divorced, but have two sons, a daughter, and several grandchildren.

Books

The Devious Elephant
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,800. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Ten short stories about things that fly: birds, animal and man. Two teenagers drop purple ping pong balls on the Super Bowl in revenge. Chicken little was right, the sky IS falling. Sandhill cranes invade Nebraska. A hummingbird goes mano a mano with a tiny drone. A flying squirrel guides young lovers into adulthood. The good shepherd flies a Messerschmidt, the sheep a Flying Fortress.
Khyber Carousel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,580. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
A threatening mid-eastern country finds that a nuclear weapons expert hired to advice them on their manufacture is also a member of the Mossad. They try to kill not only him, but also the remote operators of the drones raining down death on their leadership. The chase is international, Rio to Vegas, Paris to the Redneck Riviera, North Hollywood to New Orleans. Will they succeed?
Mexican Gold
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,560. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
The lost Mexican mission at Santa Ysabel is rumored to hide a treasure trove of gold cached there by Jesuit priests seeking asylum from Spanish soldiers centuries ago. An American attorney and his professor pal are determined to find it. A Federales police Captain is only one stumbling block they encounter. Along the way, they find high adventure and sweet romance, but, will they find the gold?
Five of a Kind
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,670. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Sam flew combat in WW-I and intelligence missions into occupied France during WW-II. During peacetime, he flew the mail, then pioneered in the field of aerial crop dusting. Along the way, he founded an airline, rescued CIA spies from Cuba, mined gold in New Guinea and chased phantom nuclear weapons in the seas off Puerto Rico.
Tempsford Taxi
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,760. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Sam learned to fly in 1913, shot down seven Germans in WW-I. Come peacetime, he flew odd intelligence jobs for the State Dept. Volunteering for WW-II, he flew missions into occupied France, landing in farmer's fields by the light of the moon to deliver spies and explosives. Along the way, he stole an ME-262, kidnapped a German general and found romance with a lady partisan he later married.
Fokker Fodder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,720. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Young Sam was caught in France by the start of WW-I. Fortunately, he had been taught to fly by Glenn Curtiss in 1913. At first rejected by the French air force, he drives ambulances until finally accepted by the French. He flies combat in Nieuports and SPADs, joins the US volunteers making up the Lafayette Escadrille. Before war's end, he scores seven kills.

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