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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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...
Letters From Gronow, Episode 4

Letters From Gronow, Episode 4

Magdeburg   From the Journal of Philip Fröhlich   25 March 1635   Sunday Breakfast– Fasted Lunch- 1 sausage 2 pfennigs 1 winter apple 1 pfennig 1 wheat roll 3 pfennigs Supper– 1 cup sauerkraut 2 quartered pfennigs 1 . . . We're very sorry, but this...
Time May Change Me, But I Can’t Trace Time

Time May Change Me, But I Can’t Trace Time

Time May Change Me, But I Can't Trace Time By Charles E. Gannon, Ph.D., and David Carrico (with props/apologies to David Bowie for the title)     (This is the first of several possible articles that will grow out of a series of discussions among the members...
Letters From Gronow, Episode 3

Letters From Gronow, Episode 3

Magdeburg     From the Journal of Philip Fröhlich   14 January 1635   Sunday Breakfast– Fasted Lunch- 1 sausage 2 pfennigs 1 wheat roll 3 pfennigs Supper– 1 cup sauerkraut 2 quartered pfennigs 1 wurst 2 pfennigs 1 mug . . . We're very sorry, but...
Whodunnit?

Whodunnit?

Magdeburg May 12, 1635   Augustus Nero Domitian 'Andy' Wulff looked out his window with a sense of satisfaction. The glazier and the window frame maker had finally gotten two fairly large panes of glass floated and cut and assembled in the frames and installed in...
Letters From Gronow, Episode 2

Letters From Gronow, Episode 2

Magdeburg   From the Journal of Philip Fröhlich   19 November 1634   Sunday Breakfast– Fasted Lunch– 1 sausage 2 pfennigs 1 wheat roll 3 pfennigs Supper– 1 barley roll 2 quartered pfennigs 1 wurst 2 pfennigs 1 mug beer 1 pfennig...
Letters From Gronow, Episode 1

Letters From Gronow, Episode 1

Magdeburg From the Journal of Philip Fröhlich 16 October 1634 Monday Breakfast/lunch– 2 barley rolls 1 pfennig 1 cup small beer 1 quartered pfennig Supper– 1 wurst 1 pfennig 2 mugs beer 1 pfennig Did the cash entries in Master Gröning's accounts today, then reviewed...