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The Problem With Demons

The Problem With Demons

This is an introduction to the world of The Demons of Paris, a novel written by the three of us that will be published this month by Ring of Fire Press. This will be the first novel in a series. Like 1632, the Demons of Paris universe has modern people who've come...

In the Army Now

  David Bartley and Johan Kipper got off the train at Camp Saale and looked around. It wasn’t the first time they had been here, but it was their first time as regular army instead of weekend warriors. The camp was mostly deserted since it was the middle of...
Murder at the Higgins

Murder at the Higgins

Room 617, Higgins Hotel, 7:20 AM, June 6, 1636   Alfonso Caparelli heard the knock while he was washing his face. He yelled, “Come on in, Gertrude,” and reached for a towel. He was still drying his face when a hand covered his mouth and a strong arm...
Bartley’s Man, Episode Three

Bartley’s Man, Episode Three

BORN 12:37 AM JULY 9 1635 A BOY 8 LBS, 6 OZ, 22 IN. HANS DAVID KIPPER AND YOU MISSED IT DARLENE **** "Is eight pounds big?" Johan wondered as he tried to grapple with the idea that he was a father. "Eight pounds of what?" David asked, his head still buried in a...
Bartley’s Man, Episode Two

Bartley’s Man, Episode Two

January, 1634   Darlene was there to meet Johan when the train pulled in. The weary travelers debarked, and David waved Johan toward Darlene and went to meet the rest of the group that had gathered to welcome them home. And there was Johan, coming toward her and...
Bartley’s Man, Episode One

Bartley’s Man, Episode One

June 30, 1631 Johan was hung over again and that was good. For Johan, going into battle with a hangover was almost as good as going into battle a little drunk. It distracted him from what he had to do. He shifted his pike just a little. He was in the second rank of...
Gloom, Despair and Agony on You

Gloom, Despair and Agony on You

  “No, no, Johan,” Bucky Carpenter croaked. “It’s Wabash, not Vabisch.” Johan Faber, the Johan most of the Old Folks’ Band called “little weedy Johan who lives in the attic,” shook his head at the old man. Bucky...
Fresno Construction

Fresno Construction

Early 1633 “I don’t know about you, but it bugs me that lots of people are getting rich and I’m not one of them,” Elias Renke said, over the sound of the television at the beer hall in Deborah. “That’s fine, but what are you going...
Anna Nicole . . . Bozarth?

Anna Nicole . . . Bozarth?

“Who is that?” Sergeant McIntyre asked. The young woman came storming through, trailed by a servant who was apologizing for all he was worth. “That, my lad, is Miss ‘Lead Acid’ Krügerin,” Johan Kipper told him. “The battery...