Publishing News for 2014!

Happy New Year, Brave New World!
Here’s the latest publishing news from Excalibur – the cutting edge of fiction!

All six stories in the first series of “Futurist Manifesto” are now available as budget-price limited-edition collector’s item e-books. They will be removed from sale in June 2014, when the anthology “Tales From Beyond Tomorrow! Volume One” is released in print and Kindle format, including all six stories plus extra short fiction, illustrations and comic strips. So get ’em now – while they’re hot! Click on the links to go to the Amazon page!

The Futurist Manifesto # 1: “The Invention of God”

Spies, spirits, and mad inventors galore in this action-packed novelette set in a Steampunk Victorian London.

The Futurist Manifesto # 2: “Dulce et Decorum Est”
Eldritch abominations stalk the trenches of World War One in this chilling tale set in Ypres, 1917.

The Futurist Manifesto # 3: “The Elements of War”
A tale of love and magic, in a city on the edge of destruction – London, during the 1940-41 Blitz.

The Futurist Manifesto # 4: “Jimmy Diamond and the Girl from Venus”
Experience a Swinging Sixties London filled with Mods, Rockers, laser pistols, moon rockets, flying scooters and killer robots, in this comedy-thriller novelette!

The Futurist Manifesto # 5: “Nightfall in Utopia”
Murder, mayhem and zombies lie in wait in the darkness of the 1977 New York City blackout.

The Futurist Manifesto # 6: “Skin Condition”
Corporate greed collides with miracles of faith, in this chilling short story set in the dystopian, environmentally devastated Britain of 1992.

Artwork for “Jimmy Diamond and the Girl from Venus”, by Terry Diefenbach.

If you’re wondering what happened to Book Two in the “Sword, Mirror, Jewel” trilogy – then wonder no more! Last October Excalibur suffered delays due to unforeseen circumstances – but we’re getting back on track! Reiko Bergman will return in March 2014, fighting more bizarre yokai from the Japanese spirit world – and here’s an excerpt!

“Sword, Mirror, Jewel” Book 2: “Voice of the Mirror” – Chapter One

Cover for “Voice of the Sword”, by Stephanie White.

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