Hot Off Eric Flint’s Ring of Fire Press!

Hot Off Eric Flint’s Ring of Fire Press!

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Here’s the place to shop for the book lovers on your list. Eric Flint’s Ring of Fire Press has something for every reader! Here are a selection of titles, and by Christmas we will have even more, including TimeSpike:The...
The Story So Far . . .

The Story So Far . . .

Wahoo! Welcome to the wide, wide world of the seventeenth century, with this issue of the Grantville Gazette! Don’t worry that the train only has one rail, we’ll explain that later. Jump on and hang on. First, we have “The Mark of the Lion,” by Kerryn...
A Matter of Balance

A Matter of Balance

Somewhere near Kranichfeld September, 1633   At the age of twenty, Dafydd Gough, of Cardiff, Wales, wanted excitement. So he took his farrier journeyman ticket, signed on with a mercenary company, and went to follow the sound of the guns. But instead of shooting,...
The Traitor’s Oath

The Traitor’s Oath

Robert and Susannah typically spent evenings in separate chairs on either side of the fireplace—Robert usually with a book, the Bible more often than not, tipped so that he could read by the firelight, Susannah in her own chair, the day’s knitting and darning in the...
Notes from The Buffer Zone:  Old-Timers

Notes from The Buffer Zone: Old-Timers

I’ve become one of the old-timers. I had an inkling of that these past few years, after I was the guest of honor at MileHiCon and watched the younger writers mill around. I had another inkling when so many of my writer and editor friends passed away recently, and I...
The Company Mole, Part 1

The Company Mole, Part 1

What has gone before . . .   In “The Company Man” (May 2017 issue), our eponymous hero, a Belter forensic accountant, finds himself in the wrong place at the wrong time. A mysterious something (chemical? bacterial? nanite infestation?) is about to be released...
Protecting the Seed

Protecting the Seed

Paris Mid-September, 1633   Sunday in the d’Aubray household presented difficulties. Before, Sundays had been idyllic, the Lord’s Day, the Day of Rest. Marie Ollier and Antoine Dreux d’Aubray mère et père would attend either morning or evening Mass at Notre-Dame...