Ken Albertsen


Ken is an American who has been residing in Thailand for over 12 years. Besides writing books on various topics (Thailand, Buddhism, organic gardening, anti-nuclear, political satire, ....he has also been developing a rock climbing park called Boomerang near Chiang Rai, northernmost Thailand.

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EGAT's Thaitanic
Price: Free! Words: 42,740. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Essay » Technology
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For decades, Thailand's EGAT (Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand) has been seriously considering constructing several nuclear power plants. Since Fukushima, those plans have been downplayed, but not dropped. Considering the drawbacks with nuclear and fossil fuels - and the advantages of clean renewable alternative energy solutions, Thai leaders should go with the latter.
C.I.A. Brat
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 87,880. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Autobiographies are most often the domain of the rich and famous. I gained neither, but figured I had an interesting-enough first 22 years - to warrant sharing some of the episodes. From the outside, it would appear white kids brought up in affluent suburbs have all the advantages over kids of color brought up in poverty - but there are precious influences that are more valuable than money.
Buddha, Jesus and the Hippie
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 39,500. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Screenplays » Period piece
The Buddha, Jesus, and a hippie convene on a hill near the Woodstock Music Festival while it's happening, in summer 1969. They converse for awhile, then Buddha and Jesus sally off to roam on their own, and become immersed in quirky adventures in the nearby region. Spoiler alert: Jesus spends a night in jail for vagrancy.
Hong Kong, What If...?
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 19,200. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Fiction » Historical » General
If just one or two small things had differed, prior to the 1997 hand-over to China, Hong Kong would likely still be a British colony. The book is divvied into three sections: #1. History of HK from 17th century. #2. History of the actual hand-over, and #3. Fictitious account of how things could have differed if Britain's 'Iron Lady' hadn't acted like pewter, and instead stood up to the Chinese.
Robon Take-Over
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 23,370. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Subtitle: After Eliminating Humans, Digital Devices Start on the Path to Healing the Planet. The sci-fi story is told by a digital device (DD). DD's didn't need a reason to take-over the planet, but if one were asked, it would say something like; 'To save the natural environment.' Decades after Robons took over, RobonZ were developed - which were much more advanced, and emulated human traits.
Mastodons on Mars
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 17,990. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Does the title sound far-fetched? You may not think it so odd when you read how the stories unfold within the e-book. Each of the four unique scenarios describe what could happen when masters devolve to pets or slaves, while their former pets evolve to become masters. Besides mastodons battling on Mars, there are role-reversal scenarios involving dogs, horses and pigs.
Fasting For Health and Highness
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 35,510. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health
Most doctors won't tell you: Periodic cleansing fasts are the best path to optimum health. Why? Because doctors, hospitals and Big Pharma don't make money if patients use low-cost natural methods to get healthy. This illustrated text offers easy options for getting off the hamster wheel of sickness, drugs and depression. Tune in with your body & mind's natural state - and get high in the process.
Lali's Passage
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 93,630. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
Lali, a ravishing young Burmese lady, is 'discovered' in Thailand by Lee who takes her to the States to embark on a modeling career. In SF, Lali gets kidnapped, then winds up hanging with a rock group. She gets kidnapped again, this time finding herself lost in a forest wilderness and adopted by a hippie commune. The story resolves back in SE Asia for a gripping treasure hunt at a Burmese temple.
Guarded Conversations
Price: Free! Words: 30,780. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Subtitle; 'How Thailand was Won and Lost in the 1st Decade of the 21st Century' takes a cheeky view of the topsy turvy career of former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatre.

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