Japan has long fascinated authors with its unique culture and elaborite folklore. This anthology collects fantasy stories inspired by the culture and literary traditions of the Japanese. From steadfast samurai and contemplative monks, to transforming animals, horrifying spirits, end everyday items come to life, these tales transport you to the magical world of the Sunrise Lands.
An itinerant monk... [click here for more]
Winner of the 2012 Luminis Prize!"Could not put down the Kindle once started""Twisty! Turny! Magical! Wonderful!""...I figured I knew how exactly how it was going to end. I was completely wrong."
The onmyouji Tsurugu no Kiyomori, a practitioner of the mystic arts, has... [click here for more]
Sequel to the award-winning Kitsune-Tsuki
Following the search for the shape-shifting kitsune, onmyouji Tsurugu no Kiyomori serves Naka no Yoritomo and his new wife Kaede, protecting their household from the supernatural and warning of more mundane threats.
Elsewhere, a murder is committed in Naka's name, and an exiled onmyouji determines to wreak his own justice... [click here for more]
Jacob just wanted to have a good time with his friend Samantha and fellow geeks at the fan convention. But when dead bodies start turning up, Jacob has to start a little early on his hoped-for detective career. After all, the police are out of their depth in a world where nearly everyone wears a costume or uses an alias.
But Jacob has a secret of his own, and it looks like someone is bent on revealing... [click here for more]
"I found myself entranced" "...engaging characters moving about in a world that is surprisingly vivid for a short story"
Marsden cannot remember his real name, nor how he came to be a valet for the schoolboy son of a powerful magician. Phantom wisps of incense and narrow glimpses of memory are all he has, until he chances upon a family secret which only compounds intrigue.... [click here for more]