N. K. Aning


N.K. Aning is the author of more than ten books. Do you enjoy fantasy? Then N.K Aning is your one stop for all your books. Do you enjoy poetry? Dazzle your mind with collections of poetry from N. K. Aning. Do you have kids? Then N K. Aning has you sorted. Delve into his fantasy books for kids. Whatever your taste, N.K. Aning has a book for you. He enjoys reading all things mystery, supernatural, fantasy and detective novels. N. K. Aning enjoys watching and reviewing some of his favourite movies

Smashwords Interview

When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Work, work and reading in between.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Well, the belief that each day brings with it new delights and inspiration
Read more of this interview.


Long ago when the cosmos was young and only chaos reigned supreme in the universe. A great imaginator arose and banished the darkness to the fringes of the universe. The imaginator in time came to be known as the great El. He was known by many names in myths. The imaginator taught creation how to use the powers of imagination. With this power, humanity built great empires which lasted for centuries. But with time the humans forgot about the imaginator and he receded into history. The pulse of imagination slowed and was relegated into myths and legends. A young boy Pierce Agyeman and his best friend Peter Aikins are thrust into a world unlike anything they have imagined. They soon learn that indeed imagination is everything as they battle the forces of darkness.


The Most Beautiful Thing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,990. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2023 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Adult
Jake Anderson's life seemed perfect. Husband to a gorgeous woman, father to an adorable daughter and a son any father would wish to have.  Everything was going well for him but one day on a family outing, Jake witnesses a terrible event which will scar him for the rest of his life and change the trajectory of his life as he knew it.  How does one come back from such a deep seated loss?
The Pain of Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2022 . Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » Death, Poetry » African Poetry
A heart wrenching poem about the crushing weight of pain in life Bonus content includes two other poems and a short story
The Exorcism of Martha Freeman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
2022. The Freeman twins, Martha and Martin have been very close since birth. But one morning, Martha wakes up different and acting totally strange. A local priest is called in to assist but the unexpected happens. The Freeman family comes face to face with a horror unleashed like no other. If you love The Exorcist then prepare to face the ultimate horror
The Paradox of God
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2022 . Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / General, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Theology
God is all-powerful and yet why does he seem powerless to stop Lucifer? God is all-loving and yet why does his wrath seem all consuming? God is just and yet the innocents suffer along with the wicked. God is love and yet condemns the unbeliever to hellish torment. This short work explores the paradox of God.
Land Of No Return
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,460. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Susan N. N. Williams is a graduate student under Jones Harrison, professor of History. Jones Harrison together with Susan and his team undertake a tour of the caves under Mount Elgon. The meticulously planned event is disrupted when the company is trapped in a cave shrouded in myth, but they must first evade the mysterious hunters after them. For one member of the group holds the key.
The Wit, Wisdom & Folly of Donald Trump
Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2021 . Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
Donald Trump, the 45th president of the United States of America. A man both loved and hated in equal measure. A man whose rhetoric has earned him critical acclaim on the world stage. His term as president was dogged by many scandals. He will go down as one of the most controversial president to ever sit in the oval office.
Son of a Priest
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,110. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Young adult or teen » LGBTQ+
He will do anything for his faith. Can you choose who to love? Emil Koranteng's life was seemingly perfect. A famous preacher married to a gorgeous woman with two adorable kids. One evening Jaden Koranteng is rushed to the hospital unconscious. Speculations are rife. Aaron Hughes is an investigative journalist. He is determined to get to the truth.
The Dilemma
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,320. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2021 . Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religion & Science
A four book series on Faith, Religion and Science. This short book is not an attempt to provide all the answers but to elicit the controversial themes of the Christian faith which young people ponder about but are afraid to ask.
The Agony of a Slave and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,450. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Agony of a Slave Jimmy encounters the past First Contact A hundred years after the doomsday attack, the world is on the verge of another great war The State A teenager begins to question the society he was brought up in. When the consequences of his actions strike closer to home, he begins to truly understand the power of the state.
A Memory of Death
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 800. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2021 . Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » Death
Written word on the inevitability of death and its profound implications on our life
God in the Midst of Pain and Suffering
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2021 . Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Death, Grief, Bereavement, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / General
Has God forgotten humanity? Why does He seem to hide himself? Don't question God, they say. If God is really God, wouldn't He have stopped our suffering? We are baffled by some of the answers we get. Not all suffering is our fault and yet why is God silent? Is it His will that we suffer? Where is God in the midst of pain and suffering?
The Agony of a Slave
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Adventure » General
Jimmy has never been one to believe in the slave trade and the blacklives matter movement but when an arguement with his sister turns into a bitter feud as his sister curses him. He re-evaluates his convictions as he encounters the past.
The Legend of Pierce and Peter: The Dawn
Series: Imaginaterium. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,150. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / Greek & Roman, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A world ending apocalypse. Two desperate teenagers on a final quest. An ancient enemy awakens In this spellbinding conclusion to the Imaginaterium saga, our heroes Pierce Agyeman and Peter Aikins have managed to rouse El from his eternal rest but they have unwittingly brought the apocalypse upon mankind.
First Contact
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A hundred years after the doomsday attack, the world is on the verge of another great war. Famine, drought and natural disasters are plaguing the world after the short nuclear war. Humanity is on the brink of extinction from the planet. When things are getting dire, suddenly a lone ship appears on earth's atmosphere triggering a race to find out its secret.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2019 . Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
(5.00 from 1 review)
What is reality? Where do we come from? How do we know if our history is right? What will the technology of the future be like? What is the purpose of religion? Is there something out there? Can climate change be stopped? This short book is a reflection on our reality
The State
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A teenager begins to question the society he was brought up in. When the consequences of his actions strike closer to home, he begins to truly understand the power of the state.
Pierce and the Fallen Gods
Series: Imaginaterium. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,980. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
After defeating the trickster god, Pierce and Peter thought they were done. But when an ancient evil arises, our heroes are once again called upon to save the world. From the Valley of the Kings, to the ancient Tower of Babel, to the Egyptian Underworld, the two friends must race against time to retrieve the relics of the divine as well as unravel the mystery of the resting place El.
The Christian Dilemma
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2019 . Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Faith, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / General
Gone were the days when Christians just accepted what was preached or taught to them as final. But with the world getting increasingly complex and new discoveries being made at astronomical rates, it is no longer enough to expect young Christians not to have questions concerning their faith.
The Agony of Life
Price: Free! Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2019 . Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » Death
(4.00 from 1 review)
They were there in the beginning and will be there long after we are gone. Love and pain from losing a loved one. An epithet of heartfelt emotions.
The Bronze Man's Secret and Other Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,500. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
A four book bundle A young boy confronts his enemy in a final showdown when his parents travel. A young boy must use his wits to save a beautiful princess from a castle. Jack must come to terms with the death of his best friend as he experiences a profound encounter with the divine. James must come to terms with his past as he is given a second chance at redemption
Pierce and the City of Imaginaterium
Series: Imaginaterium. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,860. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Adventure » Action
For fans of Harry Potter, Percy Jackson and the Lord of the Rings comes a story like no other. An epic adventure.Propelled from their mundane life, Pierce and Peter stumble into a hidden world. Now the two friends must battle monsters, outwit troublesome gods, answer riddles and stay alive in their quest to find the legendary tree of life.
The Infernal Jury
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,830. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
The righteous go to heaven and the unsaved go to hell. But what about those caught in between? When Sam Wilson died, he expected a fanfare at the pearly gates but his hope was crushed when he is neither offered eternal bliss or damnation. He is to be judged by three people closest to him. But how can the judgement be fair when all three bare some malice against him? The game has began
A Song for Eyram
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,990. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
 A song for Eyram is a novel about family secrets, the taboos of the past and the incredible power of love and forgiveness. From the outside, Gerald lives a charmed life.  He is employed in a prestigious company, strong family ties and colleagues that adore him .A chance encounter brings Gerald and Eyram together, an attraction gradual and intense. Can love overrule superstitious beliefs?
Jason and the Great Dragon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / Other
A beautiful princess has been held prisoner in a castle for years. Many brave knights have attempted to venture in and never returned. A great and cunning dragon guards the gate to the lonely castle. Jason, a local farm boy must use his imagination and wits to outwit the cunning dragon. There is only one problem; how will he defeat the dragon when mighty knights have failed to do so?
Jack and God
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Friendship, Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Fantasy
Jack was an intelligent boy, always playful and lively, until his bestfriend Matt got sick and died. Jack became confused. He didn't understand why his bestfriend had to die. Jack prayed to God for answers and gets a response. Experience the life changing encounter of Jack with his creator as he grieves for his friend.
The God Dilemma
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2017 . Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Faith, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religion & Science
New Christian converts wonder, but seldom ask certain critical questions about their faith. They accept what they are taught without questions. Why is the bible filled with stories of such unimaginable horror? What does a lay person make of the creation story? This book is an attempt to elicit some of the perplexing questions of the Christian faith through the lens of a lay person.
Loving You
Price: Free! Words: 310. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2017 . Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » Love, Poetry » Themes & motifs » Death
(5.00 from 1 review)
A poem about losing your loved one to disease and death. A heart wrenching expression of loss and the bitter aftermath
The Addiction
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2017 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Inspirational
When Mary married Fred, she vowed to love, honour and obey her husband at all times. Little did she know that her husband's alcohol addiction would threaten that vow in ways she couldn't imagine. James had everything going for him in life. He had a steady job. A beautiful girlfriend to die for. Yet he couldn't hold on to her. His addiction to porn was ruining his relationship.
In Her Eyes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 540. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2017 . Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » Love
(4.00 from 1 review)
An epithet to a loved one. A beautiful expression of heartfelt emotions  to a loved one
The Encounter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2017 . Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young man embittered against God is involved in an accident and has a profound experience which transforms his life.
The Conjuring
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,750. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2017 . Categories: Fiction » Christian » Fantasy
How far would you go to save your family? Milton Freeman witnessed the tragic demise of his parents in a freak accident. He would have given anything to have them back. But now his younger brother, Josh is in a life threatening condition. He makes a deal to save his brother’s life, but Milton is about to learn that some deals are better left alone. Can he pay the price?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,630. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2017 . Categories: Fiction » Christian » Fantasy, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Edward had been a man of faith, always believing in the unfailing love of his creator. But when he ends up at the gate of hell, he begins to wonder if the God he had been taught to believe in was ever real.. Michaella was not a believer in God. But when fate pulls them together into the dark recesses of hell, they discover an explosive truth which would change their lives forever.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,480. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2017 . Categories: Fiction » Christian » Suspense, Fiction » Christian » Suspense
A father is headed to his daughter's graduation when without warning, the driver mysteriously disappears. Around the world, similar events are happening. Nations are in turmoil. But is the world ready for the truth?
The Bronze Man's Secret
Price: Free! Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2017 . Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
When his parents left him alone in the house, he thought he was free at last. Until his arch enemy arrived. What could possibly go wrong?

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Smashwords book reviews by N. K. Aning

  • Pale Eyes on May 15, 2017

    A very nice story. I enjoyed the refreshing take on the Greek mythology.
  • The Farmer , Cow and Bull on Dec. 31, 2017

    The ending was flat out funny
  • Abigail Was Here on Aug. 03, 2019

    Well I was impressed. The ending gives you something to think about.
  • The Unsuspecting Mage: The Morcyth Saga Book One on Nov. 30, 2019

    My brother recommended this book to me some years ago. Read it about ten years ago but never reviewed it. Frankly it was interesting book. I was rooting for James. Not a perfect book but a very enjoyable read.
  • The Old Man on Dec. 03, 2019

    Short but interesting exploration of family love and duty. A very thoughtful exposition on the dying moment of a person.
  • Adam The Office Ninja on Dec. 03, 2019

    Honestly I didn't know what to think when I started reading it but the author had his way with this one. A very funny read with a twist at the end. I enjoyed this one.
  • Adventures of Jacko the Conjurer: The Dawn on Dec. 15, 2019

    I read this book some years ago . I really enjoyed the story. it was a bold undertaking by the author, Not many can can turn such a trope into a captivating one .
  • Ascent on Feb. 22, 2020

    This short book has been in my library since 2017. I decided to read it today and frankly I was intrigued by the story. Short but very engaging. The author makes you want to know what happens next.
  • The Devil Made Me Do It on March 25, 2020

    As always Andre never ceases to amaze with his short stories. Nice one.
  • The Dangerous Deed on March 25, 2020

    Well that was some cliffhanger. The story leaves you wanting more.
  • The Girl With Crooked Fangs on April 07, 2020

    Wow. The ending was unexpected but done well. Can anyone really change? I guess that's up to us individually. Did John truly change, you've got to read the book to find out.
  • The Gods Of Gods on Aug. 08, 2020

    The concept was interesting but hard to follow. Some of the sentences needs editing. The author could have done better.
  • Abigail on Sep. 09, 2021
    (no rating)
    I downloaded this book a long time ago on smashwords and decides to read it yesterday. It was a good read. Short but interesting though may need some editing or maybe I am reading an older version. The author should keep it up. I didn't see that plot twist coming and that's interesting.
  • Interrogation Room on Sep. 30, 2021

    A very interesting short book
  • The Daughter of the Man in the Red Jacket on Dec. 30, 2021

    I was curious enough to read this. Though the genre is not for everyone considering some of the topics the books explores. I make it point to read some of the works of the authors who follow me all the time. Doesn't contain much dialogue and it's definitely adult themed. Though you don't want to get caught reading this.
  • Abigail on Jan. 17, 2022

    I downloaded this book a long time ago on smashwords and decides to read it yesterday. It was a good read. Short but interesting though may need some editing or maybe I am reading an older version. The author should keep it up. I didn't see that plot twist coming and that's interesting
  • Sometimes, I Think about.... on Dec. 03, 2022

    A very sobering book about depression and silence of the heart on such matters. An eye opening book