Broaddus, Maurice

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(1970-    ) UK-born author, in the USA from early childhood, who for most of his career has concentrated on fantasy and horror. He began to publish work of genre interest with "Since We Can Die But Once" in Deathgrip: Exit Laughing (anth 2006) edited by Walt Hicks; his best known work to date, the Knights of Breton Court sequence beginning with King Maker (2010), mixes Urban Fantasy and the Matter of Britain [see The Encyclopedia of Fantasy under links below]. Orgy of Souls (2010) with Wrath James Wright (1970-    ), a horror writer, is a contribution to the "extreme horror" subgenre. Some of his shorter work has been assembled as The Voice of Martyrs (coll 2016).

Broaddus is of sf interest primarily for Buffalo Soldier (2017), an Alternate History tale set in a Steampunk America, the Jonbar Point being Britain's victory in the Revolutionary War. The protagonist, who comes from free Jamaica, hopes to find safe haven for a young boy who may possess Superpowers and is of interest to various parties, for mixed Political and Religious reasons. Broaddus had earlier used this venue in at least one story, including "Pimp my Airship" (July 2009 Apex Magazine) and "Steppin' Razor" (February 2014 Asimov's). [JC]

Maurice Broaddus

born London: 30 April 1970

died

works

series

The Knights of Breton Court

  • King Maker (London: Angry Robot, 2010) [Knights of Breton Court: pb/Steve Stone]
  • King's Justice (Nottingham, Nottinghamshire: Angry Robot, 2011) [Knights of Breton Court: pb/Steve Stone]
  • King's War (Botley, Oxfordshire: Angry Robot, 2011) [Knights of Breton Court: pb/Steve Stone]
    • The Knights of Breton Court (Nottingham, Nottinghamshire: Angry Robot, 2012) [omni of the above three: Knights of Breton Court: pb/Joey HiFi]

individual titles

  • Orgy of Souls (Lexington, Kentucky: Apex Publications, 2010) with Wrath James Wright [pb/D E Christman]
  • Buffalo Soldier (New York: Tor.com, 2017) [pb/Jon Foster]

collections and stories

  • Devil's Marionette (Milton, New Hampshire: Shroud Publishing, 2009) [novella: chap: pb/Steven C Gilberts]
  • Bleed With Me (North Webster, Indiana: Delirium Books, 2011) [novella: pb/]
  • I Can Transform You (Lexington, Kentucky: Apex Publications, 2010) [novella: pb/David Pearce]
  • The Voice of Martyrs (Greenbelt, Maryland: Rosarium Publishing, 2016) [coll: pb/]

works as editor

series

Dark Faith

  • Dark Faith (Lexington, Kentucky: Apex Publications, 2010) with Jerry Gordon [anth: Dark Faith: pb/Edith Walter]
  • Dark Faith: Invocations (Lexington, Kentucky: Apex Publications, 2012) with Jerry Gordon [anth: Dark Faith: pb/Anderzak]

individual titles

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