Kristen McKendry ~ Author

Author, Humourist and Public Speaker

"You should not expect fiction to be realistic. People who think that the role of fiction is merely to report on reality suffer from a fundamental misunderstanding of what it is all about." - Alexander McCall Smith

Please check out my 2-part podcast interview on itunes or 

You can find my blog here: 

My Daily Slog



You can find my books on-line at: LDS Books Canada and Amazon. In the western U.S. you can also find them at Deseret Books, Seagull Bookstores, Barnes and Noble, Costco, and Wal-Mart.

Welcome to my Zazzle store at
Any proceeds from sales of pipe band-motif items go to St. Andrews Pipes and Drums.


You can check out my sister's website and blog and order her book here: Alisse Garner Metge


Sign up for one of my workshops on life balance and value-based living. Learn to slow down and focus on what's important, not just what's urgent or noisy. See sidebar for next available workshop in your area.



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  • "Kristen McKendry takes readers along on Daniel McDonald?s exciting search for his missing family and the shadowed secrets of his origins. McKendry, a gifted storyteller, has cra..."
    Richard Cracroft
    "Book Nook" Columnist, BYU Magazine
  • "I had to finish the book last night. Loved it!!! There is something about your stories - completely engaging and I can't put them down. Put me on the list to buy your next one!!"
    Maureen Gans
    happy reader