To read the novel in start-to-finish order, click the Volume Two link and consult the Table of Contents links at the bottom of the page.


Brendan Hodge is a professional pricer, long time blogger, and history enthusiast. He lives in Ohio with his wife and six children.

He wrote a previous serialized novel in 2012: If You Can Get It, a story of family, business, and Chinese manufacturing.

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