Martha’s Children

Martha’s Children

by Brian Bixby

Copyright © 2013 by Brian Bixby.

Ned O’Donnell is a cop. A Chicago cop. You don’t mess with Chicago cops. Not in the days of Mayor Daley. Not unless you’re a big shot friend of the Mayor’s.

But somebody has definitely messed with Ned. He’s tied up, stripped of his uniform, lying in a dark basement. He doesn’t remember how he ended up this way. But he knows the Wrath of God and the Chicago Police Department will make the bastards who did this pay.

Little does Ned really just how much he’s been messed with, or just how difficult it will be to defeat the people who did this to him. But there’s someone else waiting in that basement. Ned is about to find out . . .

Part I: Ned O’Donnell

Chapter 1: A warm summer night in 1969 (Posted Thursday, February 21, 2013.)

Chapter 2: Home schooling, vampire style (Posted Friday, March 1, 2013.)

Chapter 3: Vampire evolution (Posted Thursday, March 7, 2013.)

Chapter 4: Of kings and rippers (Posted Friday, March 15, 2013.)

Chapter 5: Fighting Martha (Posted Friday, March 22, 2013.)

Chapter 6: Bleeding in Bronzeville (Posted Friday, March 29, 2013.)

Chapter 7: Home is where the bleeding heart is (Posted Friday, April 5, 2013.)

Chapter 8: It’s not that I don’t like you, I just want to kill you (Posted Friday, April 12, 2013.)

Chapter 9: Can’t get enough of you, Love (Posted Friday, April 19, 2013.)

Chapter 10: The blood brotherhood of vampires (Posted Friday, April 26, 2013.)

Chapter 11: The gentle art of persuasion (Posted Friday, May 3, 2013.)

Chapter 12: The list (Posted Friday, May 10, 2013.)

Part II: Sherlock Kammen

Chapter 13: He sleeps by day, more than the wildcat (Posted Friday, May 17, 2013.)

Chapter 14: If Fortune be a woman, she’s a good wench (Posted Friday, May 24, 2013.)

Chapter 15: Aye, marry, I’ll be gone about it straight (Posted Friday, May 31, 2013.)

Chapter 16: The shadowed livery of the burnished sun (Posted Friday, June 7, 2013.)

Chapter 17: To unburden all my plots and purposes (Posted Friday, June 14, 2013.)

Chapter 18: Narrative interrupted — Sally speaking (Posted Friday, June 21, 2013.)

Chapter 19: I never did repent for doing good (Posted Friday, June 28, 2013.)

Chapter 20: I would be friends with you, and have your love (Posted Friday, July 5, 2013.)

Chapter 21: Happy in this, she is not yet so old but she may learn (Posted Friday, July 12, 2013.)

Chapter 22: Men that hazard all do it in hope of fair advantage (Posted Friday, July 19, 2013.)

Chapter 23: Therefore be o’ good cheer, for truly I think you are damned (Posted Friday, July 26, 2013.)

Part 3: Sorcerers

Chapter 24: Ivy (I) (Posted Friday, August 2, 2013.)

Chapter 25: Martha (I) (Posted Monday, August 5, 2013.)

Chapter 26: Ivy (II) (Posted Friday, August 16, 2013.)

Chapter 27: Martha (II) (Posted Friday, August 23, 2013.)

Chapter 28: Nora (I) (Posted Friday, August 30, 2013.)

Chapter 29: Nora (II) (Posted Friday, September 6, 2013.)

Chapter 30: Martha (III) (Posted Friday, September 13, 2013.)

Chapter 31: Ivy (III) (Posted Friday, September 20, 2013.)

Chapter 32: Nora (III) (Posted Friday, September 27, 2013.)

Chapter 33: Martha (IV) (Posted Friday, October 4, 2013.)

Chapter 34: Nora (IV) (Posted Friday, October 11, 2013.)

Chapter 35: Martha (V) (Posted Friday, October 18, 2013.)

Chapter 36: Love (Posted Friday, October 25, 2013.)

Epilogue: She does as she pleases (Posted Thursday, October 31, 2013.)

2 Responses to Martha’s Children

  1. Muffy Wilson says:

    I think I am going to enjoy reading more of you……but not on my BBerry, not tonight! 🙂 xo

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