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Bruce Kirkpatrick is a contemporary author of fiction and non-fiction stories.
Christian, fiction, non-fiction, writer
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Bruce Kirkpatrick


Short Stories with Long Impact
The Carnival Chemist & Other Stories


Bruce writes inspirational stories to help readers discover God’s ultimate purpose for their lives.


Look for my new parenting book, Raising God’s Gen Z Teen, coming this summer!


My latest novel, The Resurrection of Johnny Roe, blends action, intrigue…and love.


The Carnival Chemist Book

A powerful collection of stories taken from everyday life and featuring strong, but troubled characters facing tough challenges as they struggle to clarify their beliefs—and survive.


You can purchase this book at Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

This Purchase box will take you to Amazon. If you prefer B&N, simply search for my name on their site; all 4 of my books are available there. You can also order it from your local bookstore.

Resurrection of Johnny Roe Book

A love story from a man’s point of view. After tragedy, Johnny Roe escapes to a small town in Iowa where he searches for a new identity. Action, intrigue and romance set in San Francisco and Booneville, Iowa.


You can purchase this book at Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

It’s also available at your local bookstore…
just ask them to order it!

lumberjack jesus

How to find faith despite pitfalls, roadblocks, stupidity and prejudice. It’s a faith-based memoir for Christians and an honest look at Christianity for those that aren’t.


You can purchase this book at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Kobo.

Hard Left

Coming of age novel about finding your passion in life. Great for young adults and the young-at-heart.


You can purchase this book at Amazon and Lulu Books


  • Bruce gives 3 parenting tips to prepare the child instead of preparing the road for the child. Big distinction....

  • Troublesome Diagnosis When after several years of pain in my legs brought on by bike riding, I finally visited my doctor. I wanted him to write a prescription for physical therapy—I’d tried most every...

  • Bruce News. “My heart is stirred by a noble theme…” Ocean Swimming When my bicycle riding produced chronically inflamed IT bands and hip flexor muscles, I needed a new physical challenge. So…I started...

  • “My heart is stirred by a noble theme…” This is a BLOG POST of my January email newsletter. If you’re surprised you are receiving this newsletter, it means I added your name to my list. This probably ...

  • Often in book clubs or other conversations about my writing, I’m asked about the creativity process, if I work on more than one project at a time, and how I get my ideas. This is how my latest book em...