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Preview: “A Coffin Full Of Stars” – part 2

This is part two of the alternative-history Wild West short story. If you haven’t read part one yet, go here.  All of them jumped up in alarm, their chairs toppling backwards with a crash. Four new figures had entered from … Continue reading

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Publishing News for 2017!

  HAPPY NEW YEAR! Excalibur is currently celebrating the release of “Zero Sum Game” by new Excalibur author Cody L. Martin, and the conclusion of the “Sword, Mirror, Jewel” trilogy with the release of the “Voce of the Jewel” ebook … Continue reading

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The Ghosts of Gunkanjima

  excerpt   June 18th, 2005. As the morning sun rose above Nagasaki Bay, the Nine Star Division’s patrol boat sped toward the dead city on the horizon. The city’s real name was Hashima, but it was known to the … Continue reading

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“Moonlight, Murder & Machinery” Encore

a very big thank you to everyone who took part in this book’s august promotion! here’s another excerpt from this gothic steampunk romance … The new Covent Garden megalith loomed over the rooftops as Mary’s horse and carriage clattered past. … Continue reading

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Now We Are Five

Excalibur is proud to welcome two new members to this loose global association of individuals who occasionally work together …   CODY L MARTIN Cody L. Martin is an American writer living in Japan. An avid sci-fi fan, he wrote … Continue reading

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A Ghost Story for Summer

               Days of the Dark Lantern                   by Zoe Drake                   The story goes like this:               At the end of the school day, … Continue reading

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New Titles, New Offers

Thanks to all our readers for making the promotions of “Moonlight, Murder & Machinery”  and “The Invention of God” such successes! Watch out for more promotions in the near future. In the meanwhile … Series Two of “The Futurist Manifesto” … Continue reading

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Moonlight, Murder & Machinery: “The Puffing Devil Goes Up In Smoke”

  “The dead man was named Richard Trevithick,” Shelley said, reading from the City Watch report. “What do we know about him?” Gordon was sitting opposite Shelley and Rose, with Polidori on one side and Felicia on the other. Felicia, … Continue reading

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Moonlight, Murder and Machinery: The Characters

The setting of the Steampunk thriller “Moonlight, Murder & Machinery”  is an alternate Regency England where the historical timeline diverged in 1742. This created a decidedly different British Isles where the Industrial Revolution has branched off in a bizarre direction, … Continue reading

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