Category Archives: Short Stories

Raygun Gothic Cover Reveal!

This is variant cover # 1 (by Lia Rees) of “The Martian Dialogues”, an Atompunk/Raygun Gothic e-short to be included in the forthcoming Volume 2 of “Tales From Beyond Tomorrow!”

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Deene Kingston: “Blackout”

The Big Shout Out to artist Deene Kingston keeps on rolling, with his internal illustration for The Futurist Manifesto # 5: “Nightfall in Utopia”! Publisher’s Description:  July 13th, 1977: New York City is paralyzed by a mysterious blackout, cutting off … Continue reading

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Deene Kingston: “From Venus With Love”

We continue the Big Shout Out to Artist of the Month Deene Kingston with his stunning cover to The Futurist Manifesto # 4: “Jimmy Diamond and the Girl from Venus”! Publisher’s Description: London, 1965. The city is a swinging, futuristic … Continue reading

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Artist of the Month: Deene Kingston

This month Excalibur Books salutes Artist of the Month Deene Kingston as well as Author of the Month Jamie Carter – because Deene has provided the amazing  illustrations for Jamie’s book, “The Jason Zodiac Files: Volume One”. He also contributed … Continue reading

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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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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to all our readers! The Excalibur Crew has been traveling over the winter season … doing more research for more novels … we’ll be sending out some publishing news very soon!!! 👍🏼

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One Fine Day In The Middle Of The Night

EXCERPT In the House of the Crazy Dead, Group Captain Ian was fighting for his life. Johnny Shoxx and his army of zombies had smashed down the doors to the ballroom, and were battering their way in – and for … Continue reading

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December 1940: The Elements of War

Frankie was ten years old when his father told him about the Curse of the Pharaohs. Francis Wilfred Cooper was born in Norwich in 1914, and his earliest childhood memory was watching the men come back from France after the … Continue reading

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Skin Condition

“Give me the cross.” Howard Hopgood winced with pain as he whispered the request; one of the male nurses leaned eagerly toward him, holding out the tiny piece of silverwork. Hopgood closed his mouth around the cross as if it … Continue reading

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Jason Zodiac: Lost In The Supermarket

EXCERPT # 5: The following is an email received by FUGUE magazine, May 20–. FROM: t-morgan@waitrose.co.uk SUBJECT: FAO Mr. Jamie Carter – Appeal for Information (Zodiac) DATE: —-/5/14 TO: info@fugue.com Dear Mr. Carter, First, let me say what a great … Continue reading

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