Chris Loken


Chris Loken, born Merlin Walton Loken, on a small farm in Waupaca County, Wisconsin.

Attended Arizona State University, football scholarship, Pre-Law; Law School, University of Wisconsin. Actor, playwright, novelist, screenwriter. Best known for his novels COME MONDAY MORNIN' and THE BOY NEXT DOOR. Wrote story/screenplay for HOUSE OF SAND, wrote original screenplay and co-produced FIGHTING FOR FREEDOM.

Owner/operator for 43 years of LoveApple Farm, fruit farm in the Hudson River Valley, New York. Presently living in California.

Married to Rande Loken, nee Porath, model/actress. Two daughters: Tanya Loken, psychotherapist; Kristanna Loken, actress/producer (

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The Boy Next Door
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,200. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
The Boy Next Door is a riveting suspense novel, part compelling police procedural, part haunting portrait of the mind of a psychosexual serial killer. The final confrontation between the accused and a tough prison psychologist is as chilling as the crimes themselves.
Come Monday Mornin'
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,840. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Come Monday Mornin' tells of one lost weekend in Russ Simpson's life, hazy with alcohol but charged with emotion. It is a compelling, gut-level novel about a member of the real middle-america, confused and hurt by his changing society, unable to articulate his need, lost in the aftermath of the American Dream. You'll be left stunned by its amazing conclusion.

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