Mike Kennedy

Biography

Trident Media Group says that Kennedy "has a way with words" and that readers attracted to Hemingway and Mailer will "love Season of Many Thirsts" (A novel brought to Smashwords under the original title: REPORT FROM MALI). Publisher Alfred A. Knopf says of the manuscript: "This is a potentially important and significant novel on many levels, including formally..." Little, Brown says of the novel, “our admiration for its ambition and the energy and high-octane force it applies toward these engrossing geopolitical events. Chance and his team are memorable characters.” Random House says, “Kennedy captures the strange, and intriguing world of Mali.”

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Books

Bare Branches
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,360. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Homage to the Lower Keys of Florida. Hemingway country seventy-five years later, some of the same places, but with more of scuba tanks now than fishing poles. A world of boat captains and bartenders—more of rooms than homes, more of sky than sea, more of sea than land, more of ships than cars, more of loneliness than of love.
Report From Mali
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,640. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A story of the Arab Spring. Publisher Alfred A. Knopf says of the manuscript: "This is a potentially important and significant novel on many levels, including formally..." Little, Brown says of the novel, “...our admiration for its ambition and the energy and high-octane force it applies toward these engrossing geopolitical events. Chance and his team are memorable characters."
Lady of the Yellowstone
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,230. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Four miles beneath the planet’s surface, two tunnel-boring machines grind against the rock face of 40-foot diameter tunnels toward the magma chamber beneath Yellowstone National Park. The work is round the clock. They proceed a mile farther each month from subterranean stations that are much like man-made environments orbiting in the cold of space, and the workers are suited-up much the same.
Leda and the Swan and Other Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,130. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Marilyn Monroe never died. Her suicide was staged. Her assassin simply could not go through with it. Where did she hide and why is she back? Did America’s most glamorous woman age gracefully? Escape to the Italian Alps with teenage Portia Bianchi to evade the clutches of Dictator Benito Mussolini. She takes her family fortune and a da Vinci painting stolen by her family 400 years ago.
The Prince of Staten Island and Other Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,950. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Fiction is the selecting and arranging of events. Indianapolis 1987. Your correspondent was there. Sherry turns away from love, lingering a minute too long, as an Air Force fighter-bomber flies through the hotel lobby doors. The dialog between the pilot and air traffic control is lifted from the actual FAA transcripts. The building is gone. The dead are buried. The story remains.

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