Traitor to the Crown

Book 1: The Patriot Witch, New York, NY: Del Rey, April 2009
ISBN-13: 978-0345503909 (mass market paperback)

The secret history behind the American Revolution...

Proctor Brown is a Massachusetts minuteman, but he is also heir to the magic of the Salem.  He is willing to die for his freedom, but when a mysterious Covenant of witches intervenes in the conflict, he must decide whether he will risk his immortal soul.


An audio book version, available through, narrated by William Dufris, went on sale in 2012.

This book received a Publisher’s Weekly starred review.

Book 2: A Spell for the Revolution, New York, NY: Del Rey, May 2009 
ISBN-13: 978-0345503916 (mass market paperback)


The secret history of the Revolution continues. When George Washington and the Continental Army are cursed, chained to the ghosts of their own dead, it's up to Proctor Brown and the other Salem witches to find the spell that will free them. 

Book 3: The Demon Redcoat, New York, NY: Del Rey, June 2009
ISBN-13: 978-0345503923 (mass market paperback)

The secret history of the Revolution concludes. While the Covenant unleashes demons in America as part of their final push to stop the Revolution, Proctor Brown goes to Europe to fight them on their own ground.

Other Books


Wild Things: Stories, by C.C. Finlay,, May 2016

The first ebook edition of this collection, with a brand new Afterword by the author containing notes on all the stories.

Prigioniero politico, as Charles Coleman Finlay, translated by Salvatore Proietti; Milano, Italy: Delos Books, June 2010 

ISBN-13: 978-88-95724-97-3 (trade paperback)

The Italian translation of the Hugo, Nebula, and Sturgeon award-nominated science fiction novella “The Political Prisoner.”

Maxim Nikomedes, a political officer on the religious colony of New Jesusalem, ends up a prisoner in one of the transhuman concentration camps he helped create.  


Available in paperback and ebook formats from Delos Books.

Der verlorene Troll, as Charles Coleman Finlay, translated by Anja Hansen-Schmidt; Stuttgart, Germany: Klett-Cotta/Hobbit Presse, March 2007
ISBN-13: 978-3608937862 (trade paperback)

The German translation of The Prodigal Troll. 


Wild Things, as Charles Coleman Finlay; Flint, MI: Subterranean Books, October 2005
ISBN-13: 978-1596060302 (hardcover)

A collection of 14 stories originally published between 2001-2005, including the Hugo and Nebula-nominated novella “The Political Officer,” Sidewise Award finalist “We Come Not To Praise Washington,” and the frequently translated and reprinted “Pervert.”

The printing included a signed/numbered edition of 250 copies sold with exclusive chapbook “Her Life Sentence.” 


The Prodigal Troll, as Charles Coleman Finlay; Buffalo, NY: Pyr Books, June 2005 

ISBN-13: 978-1591023135 (hardcover)
ISBN-13: 978-1591023326 (trade paperback)

The story of Maggot, a human boy raised by trolls. "The best fantasies illuminate that which is beautiful, painful, and true... and no fantasy I've ever read has done it better than The Prodigal Troll." ~ Bradley Denton, author of Lunatics 


travis-tea-atlanta-nightsAtlanta Nights, by Travis Tea (psuedonym, co-authored with James D. Macdonald, Victoria Strauss, and 35 others); Lulu Books, February 2005 

ISBN-13: 978-1411622982. 

A purposefully terrible hoax novel that exposed the false claims of vanity press PublishAmerica. All proceeds from the sale of this book (eventually published as print-on-demand through lulu) benefit the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) Emergency Medical Fund.

"The world is full of bad books written by amateurs. But why settle for the merely regrettable? Atlanta Nights is a bad book written by experts." ~ T. Nielsen Hayden

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