The Tidewater Papers

Joseph W. Knowles
Works of fiction by Joseph W. Knowles. Short stories, serialized novels, alternate history, science fiction and more are found here.
Created 08 Mar 2021
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  • Fit for Freedom (part 22)
    07 Dec 2021 • 5 min read
    New to the series? Start here. Read the previous part here. Williamsburg, James City County, Virginia Georgiana and Sophia had taken the earliest coach from Richmond and arrived in Williamsburg late i...
  • Fit for Freedom (part 21)
    30 Nov 2021 • 5 min read
    Your weekly installment of Fit for Freedom is below as usual, but I hope you’ll indulge a short plug here. I’ve collected some of my short fiction into an anthology titled Libertas et Veritas. Most of...
  • Fit for Freedom (part 20)
    23 Nov 2021 • 5 min read
    New to the series? Start here. Read the previous part here. Windsor, Vermont Mr. Randolph was not usually one to allow the grumbling of his stomach to go on for very long without a response. He willed...
  • Fit for Freedom (part 19)
    16 Nov 2021 • 8 min read
    New to the series? Start here. Read the previous part here. He knew that staring at the desk in front of him would get him no closer to preparing a defense. Yet Camden had been sitting there for longe...
  • The Priest of Propitiation
    14 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    The LORD hath said unto my Lord, “Sit here at my right hand Until I make your enemies Your footstool, as I planned.” * Your scepter doth the LORD send forth From Zion, with His might, That you may rul...
  • Fit for Freedom (part 18)
    09 Nov 2021 • 5 min read
    New to the series? Start here. Read the previous part here. It was late in the day when Nat realized that the rigors of riding all over the unsettled Northwest were finally starting to catch up with h...
  • On Psalm 139
    04 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
    You search and know, O Lord, my God; You know when I sit down. Though I rise up or go abroad You see me even now. * My thoughts you know from far away; My paths you have searched out. You are acquaint...
  • On Psalm 13
    04 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read
    How long, O LORD, will You forget, How long your face obscure? How long my heart with sorrows filled, My foe's success endure? * O LORD my God, please answer me; I fear the sleep of death. Light up my...
  • On Psalm 112
    04 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read
    The man who fears the LORD is blessed: He finds delight in God's commands. His children will be blessed as well, His offspring mighty in the land. * From darkness, light will dawn for him Who's uprigh...
  • Fit for Freedom (part 17)
    02 Nov 2021 • 3 min read
    New to the series? Start here. Read the previous part here. Georgiana waited outside under the eave for far longer than she ordinarily would have dared. Perhaps it was due to the rain, but it was not ...
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