David Carrico

David Carrico

David Carrico made his first professional SF sale to The Grantville Gazette e-magazine in 2004. His stories have also appeared in the Grantville Gazette and Ring of Fire anthologies from Baen Books and in Jim Baen's Universe e-magazine. Baen Books has published a story collection by David entitled 1635: Music and Murder, and two novels written in collaboration with Eric Flint: 1636: The Devil's Opera, and The Span of Empire, which was nominated for the 2017 Dragon Award for Best Military SF or Fantasy novel. David is currently working on a solo project.

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Apostate, Part 2

Grantville July, 1636   Kathy Sue Burroughs opened her front door to see Press Richards, Grantville's police chief, standing on her front porch. She opened the screen door. "Come on in, Press," she said. "Brother Al is already here." "Thanks, Kathy Sue." Press...
Apostate, Part 1

Apostate, Part 1

Grantville May, 1634   Caspar Bauhof sat in his room, meditating . . . or at least attempting to meditate. Not the silliness that the up-timers called meditation, of course. The idea of trying to empty his mind and find peace therein was ludicrous. How could...
Pendragon

Pendragon

Richard Glendower stopped at the top of the stairs, head spinning. "Not again," he muttered as he kept a tight grip on the end of the railing. "Don't be falling down the stairs, man." He made another mental note to talk to his cardiologist about his medications. After...
Requiem For the Future

Requiem For the Future

  Requiem for the Future (The Story)   Magdeburg Late March, 1636   Friedrich von Logau, poet, epigrammist, op-ed writer, caustic critic, and oft-considered gadfly of the body literary of Magdeburg, was smiling. That would have surprised some of the...
Time May Change Me, Part 2

Time May Change Me, Part 2

Resources. What do you need? Where do you get them? How do you pay for them? Those are all questions that need to be answered for any real industrial project. And in the 1632 universe, those same questions also need to be answered for the technological developments...
Letters From Gronow, Episode 6

Letters From Gronow, Episode 6

Magdeburg   From the Journal of Philip Fröhlich   6 July 1635   Saturday Breakfast– 1 wheat roll 3 pfennigs 1 sausage 2 pfennigs 1 mug beer 2 pfennigs Supper– 1 wurst 2 pfennigs 1 wheat roll 3...
Lex Talionis

Lex Talionis

    Magdeburg Early March, 1636   Marla Linder stopped. "What's that?" Her head tilted to one side. "What?" her husband Franz Sylwester said. He moved a couple of steps past her in the snow, then stopped and looked back. "What?" Marla turned slowly,...
Letters From Gronow, Episode 5

Letters From Gronow, Episode 5

Magdeburg   From the Journal of Philip Fröhlich   22 May 1635   Tuesday Breakfast– 1 winter apple 1 pfennig 1 barley roll 2 quartered pfennigs 1 mug beer 1 pfennig Supper– 1 bowl fish stew 3 pfennigs 1 barley roll 2 quartered...
Quelles Misérables

Quelles Misérables

Paris March, 1634   Armand-Jean du Plessis, priest, bishop, Cardinal-Duke of Richelieu and of Fronsac, and chief minister to His Most Christian Majesty, King Louis of France, thirteenth of that name, stood at the window and gazed at the gardeners at their work in...