Ken La Salle

The World's Worst Backpacker!

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The World's Worst Backpacker

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Backpacking is much more than a hobby. It's a calling. And, sometimes, it's calling you to your doom.

With his distinctively dry and irate humor, Ken La Salle takes you on a lifetime of backpacking trips loaded with absurd observations and commentary on absolutely everything. But he's not your typical, gung-ho mountain man. Instead, he proceeds through each journey with a clear eye towards why he hikes at all. Why does he leave the comfort of his home? Why does he put himself into danger? And why can't everything be easier?
The answer is for everyone and the journey is always to be shared. Tie on your boots and strap on your pack for the journey is about to begin!

(click the cover to the left to find out more...)

Once Removed

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You never really know a man… until he’s dead.

When Isabelle Montez learns that her husband has committed suicide, she and her daughter, Iris, begin finding love letters her husband wrote for her hidden throughout her house. Once the letters reveal clues, Isabelle uncovers one incredible secret after another about a life she never knew and a death she could never fathom.

(click the book cover on the left to find out more...)

The War on Green

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Get ready for the 3rd Wall's debut album!

President Smith (spelled “Smirqnth”) made a few too many promises to the defense industry during his run for the White House and now he’s got to make good on those promises in this hilarious send-up of American politics, religion, and other, assorted nonsense.



Readings and signings!

I always love meeting with and talking with my readers. If you would like to arrange a reading or signing, or if you have a blog or podcast you would like me to appear on, please get in touch!

Presenting the first, unofficial preview of my new monologue (coming this summer!), The World's Worst Backpacker. There's nothing especially wrong with the title because I didn't hit the trail. The trail hit me! Just click the link to the left. (May 2016)

How do I describe this final take on The War on Green without using the words "strange," "bizarre," and "what the...?" I think it's best if I leave that to you. Just click the link to the left! (May 2016)

With so many new projects on the way, I sat down to catch up with Fiona McVie. Click the link to the left to check it out! (June 2016)

"This poignant story has touched my life in ways I cannot explain."
It's always wonderful to hear that my work has touched someone. You can read the entire review by clicking the link to the left. (July 2016)

If there's such a thing as a good 3/5 review, this is it! "Once Removed is a good, easy-going summer read. I recommend to anyone who likes to sit back and solve mysteries along with the characters." Click the link to the left to read the rest of Angela's review. (August 2016)

There are times when I hate repeating myself. But, with reviews this good, I like to repeat myself as often as possible! Click the link to the left to find out why reviewer Diana loves Heaven Enough! (August 2016)

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