David Carrico

David has been an avid SF reader since discovering the books of Andre Norton in 6th grade. He eventually tried his hand at writing the stuff, and made his first professional sale in 2004. He has been a regular contributor to The Grantville Gazette e-magazine since 2004, beginning with that first sale, as well as appearing in Grantville Gazette and Ring of Fire anthologies for Baen Books. He has had a story published in Jim Baen's Universe e-magazine, and 2013 saw the publication by Baen Books of two books by David: 1635: Music and Murder, which collected most of his short fiction, and the novel 1636: The Devil's Opera, on which he collaborated with Eric Flint. He has also co-written The Span of Empire with Eric Flint, the third novel in Eric's Jao Empire series, which Baen Books will publish in September 2016, and is currently available for pre-order. He is currently working on a solo novel project.

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Books By David Carrico

Book Cover: The Muse of Music

by David Carrico & Enrico Toro

When Italian musician Giacomo Carissimi hears about Up-time music in Grantville he sets off across the Alps to see and hear these wonders. Nothing will keep him from his dream of learning the new music and seeing new instruments, not even warring militias and the threats of plague. ...

The Muse of Music
Book Cover: Essen Defiant

by David Carrico & Kim Mackey

Whether it was a blessed miracle or a disastrous catastrophe, the arrival of Grantville in Europe in the year 1631 created changes that are long-lasting and spreading wider and wider as time passes. In 1634, Louis DeGeer, statesman, merchant, and player of the game of princes, having extracted as much information and technology as he could out of Grantville, makes his move to establish a new state...

Essen Defiant
Book Cover: Letters From Gronow

by David Carrico

What happens when the seventeenth century encounters Cthulhu and Nyarlathotep? What happens when the Elder Gods descend upon Magdeburg? When literary entrepreneur Johann Gronow discovers the stories of H. P. Lovecraft and Edgar Allen Poe in the libraries and book collections of Grantville, he launches a magazine for the purpose of publishing translations of their stories.
Der Schwarze Kater—The...

Letters From Gronow