You—our readers—get to nominate a story from Grantville Gazette issues 75-80 as the Best of 2018, Please send your nomination to or Nominations are open until April 1. We will post the finalists in Grantville Gazette 83, coming out May 1, 2019 and then announce the winner at the 1632 Minicon, which will be part of Spikecon, along with Westercon 72 and NASFIC 2019, in Layton, Utah, July 4-7, 2019.

2018 stories include:


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“The Men From M.A.R.S.: The Martians Are Coming” by Kerryn Offord

“Lex Talionis” by David Carrico

“Kudzu Werke—Safety First Always” by Robert Teeter and Amanda Teeter

“Letters From Gronow, Episode 6” by David Carrico

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“Requiem For the Future” by David Carrico

“The Sicilian Job” by Phillip Riviezzo

“Honing the Blade, Part 1” by Nick Lorance

“The Problem With Demons”* by Eric Flint, Paula Goodlett, and Gorg Huff

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“Con Air” by Iver P. Cooper

“The Proper and Correct Marine Response” by Tim Sayeau

“Lord of the Fruit Flies” by Anne Keener

“The Return of the Prodigal Son” by Kerryn Offord

“Honing the Blade, Part 2” by Nick Lorance

“Pendragon”* by David Carrico

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“Goodbye” by Thomas K. Scot

“The Observer” by Bjorn Hasseler

“The Freeman’s Oath” by Michael Lockwood

“Cremonensis Faciebat 1632 or Body and Scroll: The Luthier’s Tale” by Tim Sayeau

“The Visible Dogs of Grantville” by Jackie Britton Lopatin

“The Enigma of Charlie Peabody”* by Mike Watson

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“The Stillborn Voice of John the Baptist” by Terry Howard

“Charlotte’s Threads” by Caroline Palmer

“Uprooting the Seed” by Tim Sayeau

“Escape From Nagasaki” by Iver P. Cooper

“Seeds of Fortune” by Thomas K. Scot

“Everyone Wants to Write” by Terry Howard

“The First Cavalry of the Cretaceous, Part Six: Snakes in the Grass”** by Garrett W. Vance

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“The Mark of the Lion” by Kerryn Offord

“These Boots are Made for Walking” by Thomas K. Scot

“The Traitor’s Oath” by Michael Lockwood

“Protecting the Seed” by Tim Sayeau

“A Battle of Balance” by Kevin H. Evans and Karen C. Evans

“The Company Mole, Part 1″* by Edward M. Lerner


*Universe story

**Time Spike story