Category: Historical Fiction

To Suffer a Witch: The Blackthorne Chronicles 1

Salem, Massachusetts—1692. A plague of witches and dark magic has descended upon the village of Salem. When a court of Oyer and terminer is called by the governor to bring the guilty to trial, attorney Jacob Blackthorne and the Reverend Cotton Mather are tasked with finding the reasons behind all of this evil. The trouble is, Jacob Blackthorne already knows the answer. Continue reading

The Treasure of Peta Nocona

Mace Brown wasn’t his real name. He used to be one of the deadliest gunfighters in the Southwest, but eventually he grew tired of the “kill or be killed” lifestyle, rode off into the desert—and simply disappeared. When Boston archeologist Dr. Jemima Carstairs arrives in Oneida, Texas to survey and study ancient Indian ruins in the Palo Duro Canyon, Mace reluctantly agrees to lead the expedition. Continue reading

Building a Better Monster

If enough people believe in something, can that belief make it real? Explore the creation of mankind’s newest monster, the Chupacabra, in this mesmerizing tale of the creature’s origins. The story begins with the earliest reported sightings of the Chupacabra in the American Southwest in mid 1990s, then weaves its trail of blood-sucking destruction  into the folktales of Mexico and Puerto Rico. Part vampire, part animal, part alien, the Chupacabra is blamed for the slaughter of countless animals—and humans—throughout the region. Continue reading