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Douglas Hulick

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Douglas Hulick is author of "Among Thieves", the first book in the "Tales of the Kin" fantasy-adventure series. He is busy at work on the as-yet untitled second book in the series, with a third to follow.

When not writing, Douglas is a stay-at-home dad (or should that be: when not busy being dad, Douglas is an as-time-permits-writer?). Either way, he makes his home in the upper Midwest. He has a B.A. and M.A. in medieval history, with minors in history and anthropology. Who knew they would come in useful?

He is also a practitioner of Historical Western Martial Arts, with his main focus being on early 17th century Italian Rapier. (Primarily Capoferro, for you WMA enthusiasts and Princess Bride fans out there. Yes, Capoferro was a real guy!)


Back when I did the ARC contest for “Sworn in Steel”, one of the things I said I would do is 1) send out signed book plates to all the entrants, and 2) have contest to give a bunch away … Continue reading →
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Among Thieves (Tales of the...
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“You expected me to find a trustworthy forger?”
Douglas Hulick, Among Thieves

“I suggest you...Fuck."

Even if it was an invitation, I doubt I would have been able to take her up on it just then. Inspiring as she could be in bed, I just didn't have it in me at the moment.”
Douglas Hulick, Among Thieves

“Yes," said Jalem as he returned to his brushing. "You've obviously done a superb job so far. Tell me, do I need to make an appointment to try and kill Drothe, or is it simply on a first-come, first-served basis? I can never keep kin etiquette straight.”
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Todd Don't worry about the delay! Thanks for doing some great writing! Among Thieves is high on my list of books. Writing a book a year is something most authors can't do so don't get too stressed out!! I look forward to it whenever it hits some shelves. I've settled for giving Thieves as a gift to people.

message 1: by Todd

Todd Hi Thanks Douglas, I hope the writing is going well! I'm looking forward to reading Sworn in Steel and anything else you write!

You were not a fan of either Dune or Ender's Game! Oh my! Why?

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