“A Secret in Harare”

All conspiracies unravel in time.

“You don’t understand — I need to get from Bulawayo to Harare as soon as possible. I need to be on the roof of the New Reserve Bank Tower before sunset.”

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“Our Undead Auxiliaries”

The Romans recycled almost everything.
And anything.

Pinned by Vandal hordes, the Romans sought any advantage.

“Move the undead soldiers to the front lines!”

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“Dartball and Ghosts”

Can you have one without the other?

After a few beers, a jovial conversation focused mostly on dartball turned bizarre.

“I fought in the Battle of Trois-Rivières.”

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“The Vampire Hunter’s Apprentice: The Count of Coal Country”

“Railroad passes?”
“Check.”

Although he worried he may lose his nerve, he disembarked at Howesville and walked the last six miles to Kingwood.

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Coming Soon: “The Snowman of Bishops Fell”

Set in Norse Greenland during the 15th century, “The Snowman of Bishops Fell” concerns a band of Norse Greenlanders sent into the mountainous wastelands east of the settlement to destroy an outlaw who seems to have harnessed supernatural powers.

I wrote the first draft of “The Snowman of Bishops Fell” in either late 2016 or early 2017.  Continue reading “Coming Soon: “The Snowman of Bishops Fell””