Kenneth E. Ingle

Biography

In June 1996, Ken Ingle quit the professional world after having owned a company, served as president of another and executive VP of yet another, in order to write. The former Navy man, father of three and grandfather of six, has completed seven novels, five mystery and two science fiction.

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Books

Freedom's Hammer: Abradus, Viridian’s Secret
Series: Contact. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,490. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015 by Rob Preece. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
In a prison planet ruled by a ruthless oligarchy, freedom is just a dream. But when one man is given a chance to help overthrow the dictatorship, he finds himself in a position to become Freedom's Hammer... even if this means going up against those who gave him the chance. Exciting SF action in Kenneth E. Ingle's Contact universe.
Pirates of the Void (formerly published as Euterpe: the Fall of Freedom)
Series: Contact. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,380. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 by Rob Preece. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Harmon Penrose turns space pirate to get revenge for his parents' murder. Fast and powerful ships let Harmon stay ahead of Braeden's powerful navy. But neither Braeden nor Harmon realize that Harmon is being manipulated by an evil queen who hopes to destroy both Braeden's government and Harmon's entire family. Exciting space action. (Formerly titled Euterpe: the Fall of Freedom)
Galactic Freighter: Scourge of the Deep Space Pirates
Series: Contact, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,330. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014 by Rob Preece. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Spacer Buck Fryman wants to build a successful space freight business--and doing so means fighting off pirates. Fryman never backs off a fight and doesn't mind taking it to the pirates. What he doesn't anticipate is that the emperor will notice and put him in charge of cleaning out the pirate infestation... or that the pirates are organized by the Emperor's deadly enemy. Exciting space adventure.
The Queen's Best: A Chronicle of the Best of the Best
Series: Contact, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,780. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013 by Rob Preece. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Marine Second Lieutenant James Byerley is looking for some action in the seedy side. Instead, he finds a beautiful woman fighting off assailants. The coincidental meeting sets off a lifelong relationship as Byerley discovers he's stumbled onto a coup attempt and has rescued the crown princess. Fast-paced space adventure.
First Contact: Escape to 55 Cancri
Series: Contact, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,050. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013 by Rob Preece. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A group of scientists escapes persecution on Earth by travelling into space. Unfortunately, what they find is that the stars are already occupied... and nobody is prepared to make room for humans. In fact, they're prepared to make sure no other humans follow... in the most final way possible. Marie Presk and her crew must fight for survival... and for the survival of the Earth that rejected them.
Saragosa Prime: A Stolen World
Series: Contact, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,470. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013 by Rob Preece. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Saragosa Prime had been scheduled for turn-over to democratic government... up until the invasion. Now, Saragosa is occupied by a brutal dictator. Winner White is determined to free Saragosa, to complete the transition to democracy, and to save the civilian population. First, though, he needs to survive the occupying armies, find a way off-planet, and find a plan to defeat overwhelming forces.
Third Contact
Series: Contact, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,390. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012 by Rob Preece. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Sole survivor of a ruthless pirate attack on his planet, Joshua Penbrook vows revenge on the men who destroyed his home. When he gains control of a space ship, Joshua is forced to become what he feared most--a space pirate. Surviving a cat-and-mouse game with space's most powerful navy won't be easy, but Joshua brings some surprises to the battle.
Second Contact: Chronicles on the Seeds of Orion
Series: Contact, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,950. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012 by Rob Preece. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
A small band of humans fleeing Earth has founded a new world in the face of unfriendly aliens and their technologies. Now, a generation after New Earth was founded, Old Earth is expanding, using technology New Earth supplied it. Old Earth, dominated by an imperial China, sees both aliens and humans as natural targets for expansion... and control. Can New Earth survive the threat?
Who Killed the Killer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,730. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011 by Rob Preece. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
R.P. Gavin's career as chauffeur to the underworld almost comes to an end when one of his clients clocks him--and ends up dead himself. Instead of making him safer, R.P.'s efforts to toughen up just make him eligible for more dangerous jobs. Still, he's got to find out who sent a killer to kill him--and who stopped the killer, permanently. If he doesn't, next time, he might not be so lucky.
To Kill a Thief
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,790. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2010 by Rob Preece. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The FBI claims three dead scientists from one Dallas company is coincidence. Private detective Devon Bradson doesn't think so. But when he infiltrates the company where the scientists worked, the killer learns he's being hunted--and decides to turn the tables on Devon in a deadly game of cat and mouse...but who, exactly is the cat and who the mouse?
Cross the Styx
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,410. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2010 by Rob Preece. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
"They're going to kill you." That wasn't what business manager James Clayton had expected. But his recommendation to buy and hold a small company caused big problems for a Russian Mafia leader and when the Russian Mob has problems, they share the pain. Now James has to stay ahead of the mob and find a way to stop the Russians from destroying his company and the woman he loves.

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