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Ken Kroes

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“I write to not only entertain but to also challenge the reader to think.”

Ken Kroes is the author of "Feasible Planet - A guide to more sustainable living" and the Percipience Eco-Fiction Series. He is passionate about our relationship with our planet and applies his diverse background which includes agriculture, mechanical engineering and information systems into developing fictional worlds that reflect real life issues. Born in Calgary, Canada he has bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and has had the pleasure of living in many locations in North America and has traveled extensively.
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Ken Kroes When I started this project a few years ago, I wanted to write a non-fiction book regarding my concerns on how we are getting close to tipping points …moreWhen I started this project a few years ago, I wanted to write a non-fiction book regarding my concerns on how we are getting close to tipping points in the areas of natural resources, environment, economy and social fabric. I found many books already out there, most probably written better than I would do.

I started to think though that these books are usually bought by people who are already interested in these topics. What I hope to accomplish is to increase awareness across a broader audience. Hence, the fiction work. Write a good story and within it, touch on the points that I am concerned about.

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Ken Kroes Currently I am working on the fourth book in the Percipience series, "Time Lost". It is coming along quite well and should be finished by early spring…moreCurrently I am working on the fourth book in the Percipience series, "Time Lost". It is coming along quite well and should be finished by early spring 2016 if the evil day job allows it!(less)
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2022 (Percipience, #1)

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Feasible Planet - A guide t...

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Feasible Living - Dealing w...

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2232 (Percipience, #3)

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2222 (Percipience, #2)

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Time Lost (Percipience Book 4)

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