Category Archives: Historical Fiction

Mystery! A Progress Report Addenda by Jeff Baker (August 27, 2021)

I’ll get to the regular Progress Report in a day or so, but I’m posting this to be public about my new policy. I’ve been lazy about the writing. I have a story I ought to finish for a submissions … Continue reading

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Quintus Takes On “The Mystery of the Roman Fountain.” Intrigue in Ancient Rome for Friday Flash Fics (August 27, 2021) by Jeff Baker.

Mystery of the Roman Fountain by Jeff Baker (A Quintus Mystery) “Quintus! Look at this.” My master Cato’s voice echoed through the empty halls of the old villa we had come across on an overgrown road outside of one of … Continue reading

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Cursed! Flash Fiction Draw Challenge for August 2021, by Jeff Baker.

Cursed! By Jeff Baker AUTHOR’S NOTE: The prompts for this month’s Flash Fiction Draw Challenge were Historical Fiction, set in a marsh involving a necklace and/or pendant. I avoided the temptation to call this “My Favorite Marshman.” —-jeff “You fool, … Continue reading

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Something Is Up in Barracuda Flats, for Friday Flash Fics, July 2, 2021 by Jeff Baker.

Something Up in Barracuda Flats by Jeff Baker I inhaled on the cheroot and blew the smoke out the open train window. I stared at the scenery. “Travel” certainly came from “travail,” no doubt about it. I’d had easier rides … Continue reading

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The Travels of Galahad the Squirrel. June 2020s Flash Fiction Draw Challenge story by Jeff Baker

  The Travels of Galahad the Squirrel By Jeff Baker   AUTHOR’S NOTE: If you’re just joining us, the monthly Flash Fiction Draw Challenge (presided over by Cait Gordon, thank you very much!) involves the drawing of three cards, each … Continue reading

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