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Triumphs of the American Spirit

Black Sky

"Don't be judged by who you appear to be; be judged for who you are."


A Novel of Human Resiliency



Borderline Hero Book
Inhabit the Night Book
Our Last Penny Book
"Son, don't forget your roots while you're busy branching out."
– Borderline Hero

In a clash of cultural traditions and personal beliefs, an idealistic young Texan tries to prevent immigration issues from leading to violence among US citizens and war with Mexico.

"Don't be judged by who you appear to be; be judged for who you are."
– Inhabit The Night

An empathetic young woman recognizes the true character of a singular soul who finds himself suddenly walking in a less fortunate man's shoes.

"The third-grader put on her allergen-filtering mask and stepped out into a hostile new world."
– Our Last Penny

A Midwestern family with an asthmatic daughter struggles to survive the consequences of global warming in the near future.

democracy reborn book

“Democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts and murders itself.” – John Adams

Our democracy is under attack. It continues to be manipulated, 

violated and humiliated by forces both internal and external.

The culprits are identified and solutions are offered in Democracy 

Reborn …outlining the steps we must take to restore the democratic

process our forefathers envisioned, before it self-destructs.


Kenneth Konecnik is a former advertising writer whose books focus on the personal beliefs and cultural differences that are often at cross-purposes in today's changing America. He roots for the underdog and encourages dialogue across all borders, both real and imagined. From facing immigration issues across the country, to walking in a less fortunate person's shoes, to living with the consequences of climate change and our political dysfunction, Kenneth's stories capture the spirit of driven Americans who are determined to succeed against all odds.

He lives with his supportive wife, Joan, in suburban Chicago and on the Gulf Coast of Alabama, and revels in the lives and goals of his children, Jill and Kyle.

The strength of the human spirit is tested in Kenneth Konecnik's

stories of a changing America.

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