The Excalibur Books Catalogue

“Sword, Mirror, Jewel” by John Paul Catton: YA Urban Fantasy trilogy based on Japanese Mythology.

” … combines the pace of a modern science fiction/fantasy novel with an authentic recreation of the atmosphere, society, history and mythology of Japan.” – Amazon 5-star review.

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“Dark Lanterns” by Zoe Drake: A spine-chilling collection of 15 ghost stories featuring Yokai (creatures from Japanese legends and folklore) set in modern Tokyo.

“An eerie amalgam of the mundane and the ethereal … who knows what you’ll discover by the light of the Dark Lantern?” – Amazon 5-star review.

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“Zero Sum Game” by Cody Martin: A science fiction thriller set in western Japan.

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“The Mists of Osorezan” by Zoe Drake: A supernatural thriller set in London, Venice and the Japanese countryside.

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“Dead Hand Clapping” by Zoe Drake: a dark psychological tale of a serial killer haunting Tokyo’s sleazy nightside.

“A multileveled crime thriller that is vast in scope”   – Amazon 5-star review.

“I could see this type of book sparking a whole new sub-genre of Japanese thrillers.” – Amazon 5-star review.

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“The Unofficial Guide to Japanese Mythology” by John Paul Catton: An illustrated look at some of the gods, demons and monsters featured in the “Sword, Mirror, Jewel” trilogy.

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“Moonlight, Murder & Machinery” by John Paul Catton: Warrior poets Byron, Shelley and Mary Godwin go on the hunt for Frankenstein’s monster in Steampunk Regency England!

“Assured and fluid – the style and the writing never slip, and carry the reader along the twisted byways of the plot to a very satisfactory conclusion.” – Amazon 5-star review.

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“Tales From Beyond Tomorrow” – Volumes One and Two by John Paul Catton: Time-twisting tales of alternative histories and parallel realities!

“Catton’s ability to submerge you so completely into what feels like a very real alternate world is amazing.” – Amazon 5-star review.

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“The Jason Zodiac Files” by Jamie Carter: A biography of one of Rock Music’s most enigmatic personalities!

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