Free Reads

The Gifting
YA novel
K.E. Ganshert
June 1, 2015

A full-length novel & my first foray into young adult literature. Book 1 in a trilogy. Buckle up, readers say it’s a wild ride!

Waiting for Sunset
Short Story
Christian Fiction Online Magazine
August, 2009

A short romance about a man who goes to the beach to nurse his broken heart and finds healing in an unexpected way.

Goodbye Gavin
Short Story
Christian Fiction Online Magazine
October, 2009

This is a bit somber on its own. Just know that the ending isn’t truly the ending. I’m hoping to make this into a full-length novel someday.

The Ash Tree
Short Story
Christian Fiction Online Magazine
October, 2010

A short story about a girl trying to make sense of her father’s abandonment and God’s ability to restore what’s broken.

For Scarlett
Short Story
Christian Fiction Online Magazine
January, 2011

This quirky short story is my personal favorite. It’s about an author who runs into his character at a book store. But really, it’s a spiritual allegory inspired by Isaiah 29:16.

His Masterpiece 
Short Story
Christian Fiction Online Magazine
April, 2011

My good friend gave me the idea of writing about a mother/daughter relationship that explores the idea of beauty. This short story brings to light that each and every one of us, no matter who we are or what we look like, are God’s masterpiece.

Hubba Bubba and Red Hots
Short Story
Christian Fiction Online Magazine
March, 2012

A short romance about a girl, a boy, a candy shop, and some flirtatious eye contact.