“Sword, Mirror, Jewel” is a YA Urban Fantasy trilogy featuring Japanese-American teenager Reiko Bergman. Watch out for the relaunch in Summer 2019!
BOOK 1 – VOICE OF THE SWORD
Reiko thought she had her hands full with exam stress and adjusting to life in modern Tokyo after 11 years in the USA – but her boyfriend has been possessed by a shadow-demon from another dimension, and creatures from Japanese mythology are stalking the corridors of her school … Her next lesson will be in a brand new subject: survival!
BOOK 2 – VOICE OF THE MIRROR
Japanese-American teenager Reiko Bergman is hoping to get back to a normal life, after the traumatic events of “Voice of the Sword”. Her hopes are dashed when the Nine Star Division, the branch of Japan’s police force that deals with supernatural and extra-terrestrial threats to the nation, inform Reiko she is involved in a threat to seize the second Imperial Treasure – the mystic mirror known as the Yata no Kagami. Not only that, Reiko learns of a secret two-hundred-year-old scroll relating the history of the mirror and its guardian; the half-Japanese warrior and shamaness known as … Reiko Bergman.
In a journey into the past to try to save the future, Reiko will experience mind-bending encounters with mythological creatures such as the Tengu, Kappa and Kitsune, but the strangest opponent of all will be … herself!
BOOK 3 – VOICE OF THE JEWEL
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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