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Here you will find selected letters you have written (earlier ones over the years are here), and a quick quiz.

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I received these letters recently, and thought you would enjoy them as much as I did…

From: Theresa Chan
Sent: Thursday, April 01, 2004

Dear Ken,

Having lived and traveled in Europe last year, several cathedral tour guides recommended ‘The Pillars of the Earth’ to me. Admittedly, I have never been one for period pieces, nor have I read any of your other books (yet!), so I was hesitant about picking it up. Nevertheless, I could not overlook so many endorsements.

After reading the first few chapters, I could not put the book down! This epic tale is chock-full of intriguing details of historical times interlaced with human emotions still true today. I thoroughly enjoyed the book and will certainly recommend this as one of my favourites. I am anxious to pick up more of your books.

Thank-you for the good, pure entertainment, and inspiring my first ever fan-mail!


From: Bettina Rudy
Sent: Wednesday, April 14, 2004

Hi Ken,

I love your books very much. And if I start a book of yours, I can’t stop reading it, till I’m finished. They are so brilliant and fascinating. First I read your books in German, but after the third book I turned to the English versions. I find them better, because there is a little lost in the German translation. I like your books, because you always have new ideas for stories. Not always the same stuff.

Please keep on writing for a long time.


From: Eric Van Fossen
Sent: Saturday, April 24, 2004

Dear Ken,

I am in Afghanistan with the US Army and have been devouring your books whenever I can find one. Thank you for providing such entertaining reading!

United States

From: Tony Hallum
Sent: April 27, 2004

Dear Ken,

I wanted to say thank you for your informative website. I have always enjoyed writing, and am currently attempting to write my first novel. I was seeking information on getting started and finding a publisher, when I came across your site. Since I literally don’t know the first thing about getting published, I found your website to be helpful and informative. You can be certain I will be purchasing and reading ‘Hornet Flight’ in the near future. Thank you again for the information.

Tony Hallum
United States

I look forward to your letters. Please write to me via the Contact page, and do see earlier letters

If you’ve read several of my books, you might enjoy matching the first line with the title, or guessing the working title