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Come see Innisfail, with over 20 maps available for download in the Map Room of the web site here:

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27 NOV 2022

The new project is well under way. It is a naval, military fiction that involves clashes of two cultures and two great empires. The Writing Shop invites you to sign up as a beta reader to have a first look into the new book. See the blog for details.

19 NOV 2022

Reader Survey Results Are In!

Here are what my dear readers like you told me in the survey. When asked what Genres you preferred, the top categories are:

1) Time Travel
2) Naval Fiction, Historical Fiction, Science-Fiction (All tied)
3) Military Fiction
4) Fantasy.

See more results on my blog page.

11 NOV 2022

Take our brief Reader Survey, and let us know what you like to read!  (3 minute survey)


Looking for the Battle Books and Special Editions?

Battle Books feature only the historical narratives of a given campaign as presented over five to ten Kirov Series volumes or more. You do not have to have read the entire series to enjoy them. They are complete alternate WWII history narratives on their own.


Click Foxbane for all the Kirov Series Battle books covering the north African campaign and Pacific Campaign.

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Click Field of Glory for the Kirov Series spinoff Keyholder’s Saga books covering  famous battles in history, including Vol I Waterloo, Vol 2 Isandlwana


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Short 3 minute survey!

Just Released!

Volume V in the Chronicles of Innisfail

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John Schettler

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