Kenny Kemp

Biography

Kenny Kemp is an award-winning and best-selling author and filmmaker, whose memoir Dad Was a Carpenter won the Grand Prize in the National Self-Published Book Awards sponsored by Writers’ Digest magazine. Shortly thereafter, he was signed by HarperCollins to write a multi-volume historical fiction series set in Judea at the time of Christ. In addition, he continues to self-publish and speak at writers’ conferences, encouraging new writers to find a way to get published. When not writing, he works as a contractor, practices law, and flies his private plane.

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Books

The Carpenter of Galilee & The Welcoming Door - Illustrated
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,160. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Classical & allegory
THE ILLUSTRATED PARABLE OF THE PRODIGAL SON He was born in poverty, yet he enriches the lives of millions. He never left his own country, yet he influences nations. He never wrote a book, yet more has been written about him than anyone who has ever lived. He had no formal education, yet his teachings give life meaning. He was a simple carpenter, yet he changed the world.
Lightland
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 121,600. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
WINNER OF FOUR BOOK AWARDS! He was living in ancient Africa but died when a plague wiped out his village. Now, millenia later, the virus has returned and is again threatening the world. Just when all seems lost, a mummy is unearthed that is immune to the virus. Scientists clone it, pulling him from his family in the afterlife -- Lightland -- and thrusting him back into a strange, modern world.
City on a Hill: Parables of the Carpenter - Vol. 2
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,030. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
Another chapter in the greatest story ever told . . . Come meet Jesus before he started attracting crowds. In his previous book, THE WELCOMING DOOR, Kenny Kemp retold three cherished parables in an entirely new and unique way-—placing Jesus himself, as a working carpenter, in the stories he would one day teach the world. Simple, subtle, and heartfelt, these stories will delight all ages.
I Hated Heaven
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,890. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
To keep a promise he made on Earth, he had to break every rule in Heaven ** Bronze Medal, Visionary Fiction, Independent Publisher Book Awards **
The Welcoming Door: Parables of the Carpenter - Vol. 1
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,900. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
Meet Jesus before he started attracting crowds. The parables are the most well-known stories in history, and here author Kenny Kemp illuminates these timeless tales with an entirely new approach and a style as simple and elegant as the parables themselves. In this volume, he reintroduces three of the most famous of these celebrated stories: the prodigal son, the talents, and the good Samaritan.
Papá Era Carpintero
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,010. Language: Spanish. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
** Ganador del Premio Nacional de Escritores Autopublicados de Estados Unidos ** No, su padre no era carpintero realmente. El padre de Kenny Kemp era farmacéutico, y le gustaba hacer bricolaje en casa. Era un hombre que siempre sabía sacar provecho de las cosas viejas y olvidadas. El resultoado es este libro: la historia de un padre manitas que ayudó a su hijo a convertirse en un hombre bueno.
Clean Slate
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Price: Free! Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Pray it was only a dream. Mitch Osborn can't shake the feeling that a nightmare he's been having is somehow true. If it is, his life is over . . . like that of the woman he may have killed.
City on a Hill
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 106,730. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
This fourth book in the series combines two of Jesus' most profound teachings: The Unjust Judge and The Importunate Widow. Jeshua is laboring in Sepphoris, capital of Galilee, and is caught up in labor disputes, political intrigue and religious strife, and faces his most dangerous nemesis: the murderous king Herod Antipas. A gripping and illuminating continuation of this popular series.
Oki's Island
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,880. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Oki is fishing near his island-—the only land he has ever known-—when a storm arises. When the clouds clear, he finds he's lost at sea with only his wits and the meager provisions in his outrigger to sustain him. As he searches for home, he discovers islands both strikingly similar and strangely different from his own; people and places that challenge everything he believes to be true.
Dad Was a Carpenter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,630. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
WINNER OF THE NATIONAL SELF-PUBLISHED BOOK AWARD. Six months after his father died of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease), Kenny Kemp cleaned out his dad’s stuffed-to-the-gills garage. What he found were fond memories, bittersweet recollections . . . and one amazing discovery that would change his life forever.

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