Sean McLachlan

Biography

Sean McLachlan is a former archaeologist who worked for many years on excavations in the Middle East, Europe, and the United States. Now a full-time writer, he specializes in history and travel. His main historical interests are medieval weapons and the Civil War west of the Mississippi. For his travel writing, he focuses on historical destinations and adventure travel.

Sean spends much of his time on the road researching and writing. He's traveled to more than 30 countries, interviewing nomads in Somaliland, climbing to clifftop monasteries in Ethiopia, studying Crusader castles in Syria, and exploring caves in his favorite state of Missouri. This photo shows him at one of the famous rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, Ethiopia.

Sean is always happy to hear from his readers, so drop him a line!

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Books

Christmas Truce
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,150. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Christmas 1914: In the cold, muddy trenches of the Western Front, there is a strange silence. As the men of a crack English trench raiding team enjoy a rare day of peace, they begin to fraternize with the Germans in No Man’s Land. But when the English recognize some enemy trench raiders who recently launched a deadly attack on their position, can they keep the peace through the Christmas Truce?
Digging In
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,270. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
October 1914: The British line is about to break. As their trenches are hammered by a German artillery battery, the men of the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry come up with a desperate plan--a daring raid behind enemy lines to destroy the enemy guns, and give the British a chance to stop the German army from reaching Paris.
Trench Raiders
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,650. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
September 1914: Trench warfare has begun. The Germans have dug in on a steep slope beside the River Aisne. Every British charge is mowed down with vicious machine gun fire. But Pvt. Timothy Crawford has found a chink in the German armor. Can this lowly private, who spends most of his time in the battalion guardhouse, convince his commanding officer to risk everything for a chance to break through?
The Night the Nazis Came to Dinner, and other dark tales
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,690. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A spectral dinner party goes horribly wrong. . . An immortal warrior hopes a final battle will set him free. . . A big-game hunter preys on endangered species to supply an illicit restaurant. . . A new technology soothes First World guilt. . . Here are four dark tales that straddle the boundary between reality and speculation. You better hope they don’t come true.
The Quintessence of Absence
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,220. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
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Can a drug-addicted sorcerer sober up long enough to save a kidnapped girl and his own Duchy?
A Fine Likeness
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,390. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
A Confederate guerrilla and a Union captain discover there’s something more dangerous in the woods than each other.

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