“Voice of the Jewel”, the final book in the “Sword, mirror, Jewel” trilogy, is available online in ebook form! The paperback will be available in January – and the first volume of the series, “voice of the sword”, will be available at the special price of $0:99 through december!
Reiko Bergman and her friends are on a school trip to the island of Hokkaido, in northern Japan. Sapporo city is host to the world-famous Snow Festival, where giant ice statues and sculptures are on display to the public.
They think they are out of danger. They think the Jewel, the third Sacred Treasure of Japan, is safely protected. They think the Kagetori have given up their quest for revenge.
But then they find they are being tracked through the snow-covered streets by shadowy assailants …
An impenetrable force field appears around Sapporo city center, trapping Reiko and hundreds of people within it. The ice statues come to life, animated by one purpose; kill Reiko and anyone else who knows of the existence of the Jewel. The Snow Festival has become a death trap.
The stakes have never been higher … the evil has never been colder … and when Reiko finally discovers who is behind the chaos, she will find herself at the edge of defeat, powerless to prevent the death of one of her friends …
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COVER DESIGN AND ARTWORK BY DANIELLE DRAKE! “INTO THE VALLEY” IS THE TENTH STORY IN THE “FUTURIST MANIFESTO” SERIES. IT WILL BE RELEASED AS AN E-SHORT EARLY 2017, AND PUBLISHED IN VOLUME 2 OF “TALES FROM BEYOND TOMORROW” IN SUMMER 2017. FOR MORE DETAILS OF THE “FUTURIST MANIFESTO” SERIES, GO HERE!
Cover design and artwork by Danielle Drake! “A Coffin Full of Stars” is the ninth story in the “Futurist Manifesto” series. It will be released as an e-short early 2017, and published in Volume 2 of “Tales From Beyond Tomorrow” in summer 2017. For more details of the “Futurist Manifesto” series, go here! […]
now it can be revealed! This stunning ebook cover by Stephanie Hobbs heralds the explosive end to the “Sword, Mirror, Jewel” trilogy! Reiko Bergman and her friends are on a school trip to the island of Hokkaido, in northern Japan. Sapporo city is host to the world-famous Snow Festival, where giant ice statues and sculptures […]
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Excalibur Books would like to give a very big thank you to everyone who participated in last weekend’s launch party competition! We’re really excited about all the interest in our new addition to the list of Excalibur releases, and today we announce the winners of the launch competition! Third Prize – the ebook of […]