James D. Macdonald

Biography

Debra Doyle has a doctorate in English literature.
James D. Macdonald was in the Navy for more than fourteen years, both enlisted and as an officer, before he cashed out and started writing. Together, she and James Macdonald have written more than thirty sf/f books. They live in Colebrook, New Hampshire.

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Books

The Clockwork Trollop
By James D. Macdonald
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
Professor Haversham's latest invention will cure the evil of prostitution and stop the spread of social disease all at one go. A story of steampunk horror from the award-winning and best-selling team of Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald. Originally published in Beneath Ceaseless Skies.
Val Sherwood, Werewolf
By James D. Macdonald
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 136,350. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Fiction
The BAD BLOOD trilogy by Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald, complete in one volume. Includes Bad Blood, Hunters' Moon, and Judgment Night. As an added special, "Up the Airy Mountain," a Bad Blood short story, is included in this book.
Vampires and Shapeshifters
By James D. Macdonald
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,210. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction
Werewolves ... and worse. A collection of dark fantasies from Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald.
Looking For Futures
By James D. Macdonald
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,220. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction
Science fiction short stories from Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald. Set on or near a future Earth, a collection of tales military, mystery, and the bizarre that may lie ahead. We know the past. Now we're looking for futures.
Ghosts and Legends
By James D. Macdonald
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,970. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction
A collection of fantasy stories by Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald. From King Arthur's court to modern New Hampshire, from the high seas to high society, join us as we speak Ghosts and Legends.
Hunters' Moon
By James D. Macdonald
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,720. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Category: Fiction
Hunters’ Moon +++ Bitten by a werewolf, Valerie had no choice but to accept the bloodthirsty call of the full moon. Even though she vowed never to kill humans, children were being murdered in the night–drained of blood. On their necks was the mark of the vampire.
Bad Blood
By James D. Macdonald
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,510. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Category: Fiction
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
THE MOON IS FULL ... BEWARE THE BEAST! Bad Blood: It started with a group of teenagers telling scary stories around a campfire. No one believed Jay’s wild tale of moonlight and werewolves. They thought he was kidding when he said, “By morning, you’ll all be dead.” But Valerie saw the strange hunger in the boy’s eyes–and that night, she felt the sharp touch of his fangs….
Judgment Night
By James D. Macdonald
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,770. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Category: Fiction
Judgment Night: Haunted by strange, terrifying dreams, Valerie discovered an ancient force that lives in the mountains–and feeds on human fear. Like a werewolf, it has the power to change its shape. And Valerie has only one hope for destroying the evil that cries out for her soul–by facing her own darkest fears.
Witch Garden and Other Stories
By James D. Macdonald
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,350. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Fiction
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A short story collection by Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald. Fantasy and science fiction from the best selling and award-winning team of Doyle and Macdonald: From humor to horror; realistic and fantastic; past, present, and future.  Seven tales to amaze and delight.
Holly and Ivy
By James D. Macdonald
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Fiction
It's Christmas Day at Camelot, and King Arthur wants to see a marvel.  It's up to Sir Gawain and Sir Lancelot to provide one or the feast can never begin.  Before the day is over Gawain will see a bigger marvel than he ever expected.
Up the Airy Mountain
By James D. Macdonald
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: Fiction
When one of their friends goes missing after a school dance, it's up to Val Sherwood and Freddy Hanger to find and rescue her ... if they can. A short story in the "Bad Blood" continuity from the award-winning and best-selling team of Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald.
Two From the Mageworlds
By James D. Macdonald
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Category: Fiction
Two short stories by Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald, set in the universe of the popular Mageworlds series. In one, a pair of free-spacers have more fun on shore-leave than they really wanted when their ship touches down in the wide-open asteroid town On Suivi Point. In the second, a murder, a mystery, and academia mix with surprises aplenty during A Death in the Working
Remailer
By James D. Macdonald
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Category: Fiction
Pretty Enid is looking for lost Fremont. She hires a not-reporting to look for him. That starts a wild ride of mystery and death in a far future of mixed-gender and lost genetics. A science fiction short story from the award-winning and best-selling team of Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald.
Crossover
By James D. Macdonald
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Category: Fiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
A young girl lives on a space station. One corridor leads nowhere; its far door is always locked. +++ A science fiction short story by Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald, the award-winning and best-selling authors of the Mageworlds series.
Ecdysis
By James D. Macdonald
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Category: Fiction
A serial killer is murdering strippers. But there's more to this case than just some loony with a taste for blood... it will take the talents of Orville Nesbit, psychic investigator, to find and stop the killer. +++ A short story from the best-selling and award winning team of Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald.
Philologos; or, A Murder in Bistrita
By James D. Macdonald
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Fiction
A short story, first published in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, reprinted in The Year's Best Fantasy 9. With overtones of paranoia and undertones of unresolved sexual tension, it’s also an origin story for one of the major characters in our novel Land of Mist and Snow.
Jenny Nettles
By James D. Macdonald
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Fiction
On October the fourth of the year 1773, the brigantine Jenny Nettles, merchantman out of New Bedford, made port. No sooner was she tied up than the crew was at work with block and tackle, with hammer and chisel, unshipping the figurehead. +++ A sea story. A ghost story. +++ "Jenny Nettles," a short story from Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald. About 3,000 words
The Last Real New Yorker in the World
By James D. Macdonald
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Fiction
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
It's the future. New York City is an amusement park. And the guy who calls himself the Last Real New Yorker in the World is about to get an offer he can't refuse. Short story from the award-winning and best-selling team of Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald.
Bad Blood: A short story
By James D. Macdonald
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,260. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Category: Fiction
(3.00 from 1 review)
The moon is full tonight. And something is going hunting. A short story of teens, werewolves, and a backpacking trip gone terribly wrong. First published in Werewolves, edited by Jane Yolen.
The Queen's Mirror
By James D. Macdonald
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Category: Fiction
Sometimes it's more than just a fairy-tale. A haunting short story from the award-winning and best-selling team of Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald.
Uncle Joshua and the Grooglemen
By James D. Macdonald
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Category: Fiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
The grooglemen come by night and leave death behind them. A short speculative fiction story by the best-selling and award-winning team of Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald.
A Tremble in the Air
By James D. Macdonald
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Category: Fiction
A classic country-house detective story with an occult twist. Family secrets aren't the only things buried in this drawing-room mystery featuring Orville Nesbit, psychic researcher.
The Confessions of Peter Crossman
By James D. Macdonald
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,670. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2010. Category: Fiction
Collected in one volume, three tales of Peter Crossman, Knight of the Temple in modern-day New York. Urban fantasy by the award-winning and best-selling team of Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald. +++ From the Spear of Antioch to the Holy Grail, Crossman keeps the holy things holy and the pilgrims safe with cool wit, hot lead, and perfect faith.

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