Lewis Kelley


Lewis Kelley has lived an eclectic existence; husband, father, author, soldier, athlete, coach and firefighter have encompassed some of the stops along the way. He lives in Colorado with his wife. He is the author of the Auslander and Simeon's Promise series, as well as, Consider Job(e). Along with living life, he is hard at work on several writing projects which will be made available as they become ready.

Smashwords Interview

When did you first start writing?
I can honestly say that I have loved literature ever since I first discovered it as a child. I remember that I was reading already when I started school, so....writing began as soon as I learned to do it. The vivid imagination was something that I was born with and it didn't take long for me to start crafting my own stories. Formally, my first novel was published in 2011, though I was creating short stories etc. long before that.
What's the story behind your latest book?
Simeon's Promise II is the sequel to the first part so the answer to that is an easy one. I needed to complete a story that I had begun. Although, having said that, I did leave room open for a third installment which I am toying with. We'll see...
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Where to find Lewis Kelley online


Simeon's Promise
Falsely convicted fourteen years ago, Simeon Carver makes a promise to forgive the mentally unstable woman who is the cause of his life's pain. But the story of Nadine and Simeon's unfathomable attempt at reconciliation is one that spirals in directions neither can predict.
Simeon's Promise (Book 1)
Price: $3.99 USD.
Simeon's Promise II
Price: $3.99 USD.
Fighting the dual wars of partial citizenship at home and the actual enemies of a soldier caught inside World War II's massive grip, black soldier, Vincent Lasalle, along with an international cast encounter a world of deception and betrayal not imagined by any of them.


Simeon's Promise II
Series: Simeon's Promise. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,420. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
He might have strangled her that day if not for the promise to his dead parents… He would fight to forgive the woman whose lies robbed him of his life so that he could truly be free.
Consider Job(e)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,970. Language: American English. Published: May 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Religious
Mirroring the plight of the biblical Job(e), Damion Garner finds himself at the mercy of the devil with God's permission.
Flight (Book 2 in the Auslander Series)
Series: Auslander, 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 127,860. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Left Behind after an impossible rescue of his colleagues in Berlin. Vince LaSalle now runs the race of his life. Pursued by the diabolical Nazi Artur Kolinski, he races across the fatherland one step ahead of men who want nothing more than to see him dead. In England, his rescued colleagues desperately try to help Vince while hunting murderous betrayers cloaked within the British secret services.
Foreign Son (Book 1 in the Auslander Series)
Series: Auslander, 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 129,350. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Lieutenant Vince LaSalle is home in Harlem for a single day. His surprise reunion with Vierna,begins a love story that traverses the globe. 1944: war rages in Europe. When Vince reaches England and meets Jan Holling, his fate is linked to the spy and her international team. When they are captured, the black soldier is asked to do the impossible. Rescue Jan and the others before they talk.
Simeon's Promise (Book 1)
Series: Simeon's Promise. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,920. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Bending to the will of her incurable psychosis, a mentally-ill but calculating Nadine fabricates the intricate lie that robs Simeon of his life—and liberty. Fourteen years later—a seeming lifetime, the Secretary of State’s daughter comes forward with the stunning truth that sets her innocent target free. But Nadine’s mind is far from tamed.