Michael M. Tickenoff


Michael is a gentle old soul with a heart of gold and a very rich diamond mind. He's been around and around, just won't go away. If you have a hungry mind, he'll feed you well, just read his stories and they will tell. Everything is worn and torn on this old blind man, except for his imagination! Michael is friendly, he is kind and still learning how to be somewhat refined. Take him with a grain of salt and a pinch of gold because he's really on his way to getting old. He's had a rough life, full of strife with many go-rounds and still he lives without a frown. Sure thing, life has taken its toll, but this man named Michael is a special soul with lots of life and a mysterious role !

Remember now: One Degree In The Beginning, Makes All The Difference In The End!
Sadly Michael passed away in November of 2016 and we miss him.

We are glad that he has left us stories cloaked in the enchantment of imaginary fables, where we delight in gems of truth and beauty.

Where to find Michael M. Tickenoff online

Where to buy in print


The Hearst Castle’s Lost Treasure Mystery! The Luke Mitchner Series Book Three
Price: Free! Words: 82,500. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Camping on the California beach by the Hearst Castle, Luke and Theo find ship-wrecked art and antiques from Europe buried in a sandy cave. They have to hide from murderous guards who want the treasure for themselves.
The Green Bus And The X-O Factor! Book One of the Luke Mitchner Series
Price: Free! Words: 58,640. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Coming of age
Get to know Luke Mitchner, a hunter of sunken treasure and journalist beach bum. A moon blast-off in Florida is Luke’s next story and he goes hitch-hiking for a fun cross-country road trip. Based on real life--there was an Etroid and five young travelers headed east on Route 66 in an old VW bus. Danger of body and mind threatens the young students when Etroid the Galactic, takes over their bus.
The Inheritance! Part Two, The Final Book of the Luke Mitchner Series
Price: Free! Words: 82,160. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Luke's life as a nomadic journalist led him into dangerous adventures and finding ancient treasures. But protecting his grandparents' inheritance and their charity work around the world--as well as the new ship and new treasure--from unscrupulous lawyers, thieves, and crooks will take a lot of very talented and quite unusual friends.
The Inheritance! The Final Book of the Luke Mitchner Series Part One
Price: Free! Words: 87,170. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
(4.00 from 1 review)
Luke and his gang of friends have battles to win before they can even begin to deal with the inherited ranch and medical clinics of his grandparents… surfing gangs on the beach, drug smugglers where old friends live in their boats, stowaways... Also a freightor to remodel in the latest hi-tech conveniences, comfort, and weaponry. Enemies and struggles must be fought to make dreams come true.
Palmyra Island Lost Treasure Adventure! Book 5 of the Luke Mitchner Series
Price: Free! Words: 99,450. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Luke Mitchner and his crew aboard the schooner, the New Song, rescue five boat survivors at sea, who lead them to one of the most isolated islands in the Pacific. On Palmyra Island they fight for an ancient pirate treasure, where tragedy befalls one of Luke's friends. Escape is into the jaws of a roaring cyclone to find themselves dealing with even more trouble!
Obscenity Island! Book 4 The Luke Mitchner Series
Price: Free! Words: 18,910. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
When the sailing ship of Luke and his friends land on a South Sea Island, they find a huge parrot is attracting world-wide attention. With the loss of his pirate captain and friend, the parrot swears so much that all the birds are becoming corrupted by his colorful and shocking language. Can they save the parrot AND the sweet songs of the native birds?
Fountains From Ice!
Price: Free! Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
The king is making near impossible demands on his people with no one to solve the dilemma and prevent his growing wrath. It takes an uneducated shepherd boy with a way-out imagination to challenge the king and help fulfill his dream.
The Seventh Man!
Price: Free! Words: 10,220. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
When their luxurious yacht sinks in a storm, six wealthy intellectualss and their lowly cook are cast upon a deserted island. Because of the old cook, their stay on the island becomes a challenge to everything they once knew. Unable to comprehend or accept his influence, big changes are coming for each of them.
The Pitt Stop Puzzle Mystery! The Luke Mitchner Series Book 2
Price: Free! Words: 15,990. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Investigative journalist, Luke Mitchner meets up with a friendly giant named Wally Justin. Together, they are puzzled, baffled and intrigued about the mysterious events taking place in this nearly abandoned mining pit of a town. Technology becomes the key to this puzzle and they barely escape the hazards of a nearly unbelievable plot--way bigger than them!
Old Blind Sarah And The Village Lake Walkers
Price: Free! Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A once peaceful village comes to depend on an old blind widow who has almost been forgotten. Her survival skills are needed when her village is threatened by a bloodthirsty government. As time runs out for the divided villagers, the only remaining path of escape which appears impossible to the sighted is a death-defying trek across the not so frozen lake.
The Great Summer of Philosophy!
Price: Free! Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The bus and friends are stuck in the beach sands, getting stuck deeper into trouble with everything and everyone around them. Based on true life experience, placing Philosophy and Reality to battle on the stage of life. Each reader will laugh at one giant act of youthful stupidity and not ever doubt that there are unseen powers always at work behind the scenes and often right in front of us.
Angel Eyes! Insights to Beyond!
Price: Free! Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Angel Eyes is truly a visionary leap into extraordinary insights and deep views beyond. It might not be a thriller but it is certainly an intellectual spear hurled into the heart of each of its readers. Few will forget its thought provoking messages. A one of a kind story to invoke a new awareness into the possibilities of hope for a better future!
1000 Things To Tell Your Kids Before It's Too Late!
Price: Free! Words: 17,920. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Life stages / general
These nuggets of wisdom and gems of insight come from near and far, from rich and poor and from every walk of life. They are harvested from the mountains, forests, fields, gardens and villages of real people. The author compiled and formed them as a communications TOOL for every individual who seeks a richer and more abundant affiliation with family, friends and youth.
Olga, The Blind Man's Beauty
Price: Free! Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Inspirational
Borris's country village has prospered from his excellent cheese making. But Borris is blind and lonely. The villagers help him find a kind and loving wife, one that will not move Borris's famous cheese to another village. Can such happiness last? Discover and enjoy a delightful tale of love, dilemma and insight.

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