Ken Kreckel


Ken Kreckel writes historical fiction, mysteries, travel, as well as technical publications. As a feature editor of the Historical Novels Review, he has published hundreds of reviews, countless interviews with authors, and features dealing with historical fiction. He has contributed many other articles to various magazines and newspapers. Fascinated with some of the lesser known aspects of history, his novels mainly deal with mysteries associated with the Second World War. For example, The Rommel Mission focuses on the attempted surrender of German forces just after D-day. As a professional geophysicist who has worked throughout North America and Europe, he has personally researched many of the settings for his work. He lives in Wyoming, where he teaches at Casper College and consults for environmental organizations in the Oil and Gas field.

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The Rommel Mission
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,400. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
Major Helder, an officer on the staff of Rommel’s headquarters, witnesses the failure of the German army to prevent its Allies’ success on D-day. Although he expects Rommel to somehow master the crisis, he soon realizes the Field Marshall himself doesn’t believe in victory. Indeed, the major soon becomes caught up in a plot to turn over the German Armies in the West to the Allies.
The Ardeatine Connection
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 147,110. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
An American visiting relatives in Italy becomes involved in a search for Church documents, which become linked to the Church’s involvement in crimes perpetrated during World War II up to the present.
Rocked by Murder
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,180. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Visiting professor of geology John Jennick discovers the body of his longtime friend and colleague in a deserted lab. When suspicion falls upon him, the professor must find the perpetrator, in the process confronting his own past to discover who killed his friend, and more importantly, why.

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