Rembrandt is famous for his paintings but not many people know about his personal life. After his wife Saskia had died, his life became embroiled in relationships that would shock the world even today. This short story is about the other side of Rembrandt, that is documented, but few people know of.
He was a great artist, but at the same time - possibly a murderer?
"The Amsterdam Chronicles" The Hanging (coming 2021)
Still on sick-leave recovering from a smashed collarbone, NYPD detective Harvey Wall tries to relax and enjoy his stay in Amsterdam. When the body of a man is found in a cocoon styled sack hanging from a winch beam on top of a beautiful 16th century house along one of the canals, the itch to investigate is overpowering, but off bounds. When a second and third body is found shortly after he finally goes back into action. A lack of clues and motive as to how and why test his investigating skills.
Part of 'The Amsterdam Chronicles' series.
"The Visitor" (coming 2021)
After travelling across the galaxy in his normal fluorescent state, the visitor tries out his new humanoid body to prepare himself for his visit to earth. He learns the different styles of walking, people's mannerisms and tries to imitate the way they talk.
After landing in a desolate lake in Russia he does his best to integrate with the human population around him. Unfortunately, the waste from his human form is fluorescent which leaves a trail that comes to the attention of the authorities. After being hunted in Russia, and then the US, he would like to leave, but is having the best time he has ever had in the galaxy.