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D. J. Swales Gothic & Other Tales

Storytelling Podcasts

Discover the Kindle best selling books of D. J. Swales. This unmissable Top 10 audio fiction and audio drama podcast has something for everyone. Enjoy the dark fiction of FITZMARBURY WITCHES, the laugh-out-loud quirkiness of PEOPLE OF BLOOMSBURY, the captivating travel memoirs of LETTERS TO CODY, or the author’s poignant poetry. Listen to this and more . . . Coming soon, NIGHT TRAIN IN MOROCCO, a gripping thriller. Follow the author’s writings at https://tumbleweedroyale.substack.com/ *ApplePodcasts. Chartable2020 Top 10 in several countries.

Discover the Kindle best selling books of D. J. Swales. This unmissable Top 10 audio fiction and audio drama podcast has something for everyone. Enjoy the dark fiction of FITZMARBURY WITCHES, the laugh-out-loud quirkiness of PEOPLE OF BLOOMSBURY, the captivating travel memoirs of LETTERS TO CODY, or the author’s poignant poetry. Listen to this and more . . . Coming soon, NIGHT TRAIN IN MOROCCO, a gripping thriller. Follow the author’s writings at https://tumbleweedroyale.substack.com/ *ApplePodcasts. Chartable2020 Top 10 in several countries.

Location:

Bloomsbury, United Kingdom

Description:

Discover the Kindle best selling books of D. J. Swales. This unmissable Top 10 audio fiction and audio drama podcast has something for everyone. Enjoy the dark fiction of FITZMARBURY WITCHES, the laugh-out-loud quirkiness of PEOPLE OF BLOOMSBURY, the captivating travel memoirs of LETTERS TO CODY, or the author’s poignant poetry. Listen to this and more . . . Coming soon, NIGHT TRAIN IN MOROCCO, a gripping thriller. Follow the author’s writings at https://tumbleweedroyale.substack.com/ *ApplePodcasts. Chartable2020 Top 10 in several countries.

Language:

English

Contact:

07702430245


Episodes

EP 8 |LADY LUCK | People of Bloomsbury | The Curled Up and Cozy Collection | Audio Drama | Popular Fiction

8/31/2021
Whilst fantasizing about spontaneous human combustion, Mallory Blunder considers his life's work as a playwright. He recalls tribulations during the debut of Lady Luck, a past show, including the ambitions of a false lover. He pictures a mysterious audience member and her extraordinary kindness (as well as her glistening rubies, emeralds, and stunning vintage Azzedine Alaia cowel). Kindness that lives on in his heart to this day . . . PEOPLE OF BLOOMSBURY is the first heartwarming book from...

Duration:00:10:49

EP 7 |MATCHA | People of Bloomsbury | The Curled Up and Cozy Collection | Audio Drama | Popular Fiction

8/16/2021
Mallory Blunder is a flamboyant Bloomsbury playwright who receives weekly treats from a mysterious admirer. Mallory's mother Face-times him from her Torquay home atop crumbling cliffs, hoping that a marriage might be in the offing. After discussing his latest show, a genius work-in-progress, Mallory breaks the news about a terrible fate that has befallen his most virulent and vitriolic critic. His mother hatches a plan . . . PEOPLE OF BLOOMSBURY is the first heartwarming book from the...

Duration:00:17:25

EP 6 |SHEILA'S STEW | People of Bloomsbury | The Curled Up and Cozy Collection | Audio Drama | Popular Fiction

8/6/2021
Discover how Sheila Barclay returned from London to Belfast, soon scandalizing the already-divided society with her newfangled take on Irish stew. Learn how Sheila boomeranged back to London in triumph, where one of her first customers outside Green Park Station was Josie (before she became Bloomsbury's mysterious midnight walker). PEOPLE OF BLOOMSBURY is the first heartwarming book from the Curled Up and Cozy Collection, a charming and quirky magical realism series from the author of...

Duration:00:17:07

EP 5 | TIBBY THE CAT | People of Bloomsbury | The Curled Up and Cozy Collection | Audio Drama | Popular Fiction

7/19/2021
PEOPLE OF BLOOMSBURY is the first heartwarming book from the Curled Up and Cozy Collection, a charming and quirky magical realism series from the author of FITZMARBURY WITCHES, #1 Amazon Best Seller in several dark fiction categories. Audio drama exclusive preview! Allow me to introduce you to your eccentric new London neighbours! Some harbour secrets. Some stumble, tumble, or tiptoe through their days. Others hurtle towards outlandish destinies. PEOPLE OF BLOOMSBURY is as snug as an...

Duration:00:16:11

EP 4 | TURTLE | People of Bloomsbury | The Curled Up and Cozy Collection | Audio Drama | Popular Fiction

7/15/2021
Turtle was conceived during an eventful skinny-dipping session on the coast of North Wales. He is obsessed with trapping pigeons for their "good luck feathers", using skills he claims to have acquired from staying too long in his mother's womb. We learn how Turtle has employed these unappreciated skills around the world . . . PEOPLE OF BLOOMSBURY is the first heartwarming book from the Curled Up and Cozy Collection, a charming and quirky magical realism series from the author of FITZMARBURY...

Duration:00:11:44

EP 3 | BOB MARLEY | People of Bloomsbury | The Curled Up and Cozy Collection | Audio Drama | Popular Fiction

7/13/2021
Jasper Mince recalls the tragic and fortuitous events leading to the day he came to be living secretly under the bed of his host. PEOPLE OF BLOOMSBURY is the first heartwarming book from the Curled Up and Cozy Collection, a charming and quirky magical realism series from the author of FITZMARBURY WITCHES, #1 Amazon Best Seller in several dark fiction categories. Audio drama exclusive preview! Allow me to introduce you to your eccentric new London neighbours! Some harbour secrets. Some...

Duration:00:18:03

EP 2 | JASPER MINCE | People of Bloomsbury | The Curled Up and Cozy Collection | Audio Drama | Popular Fiction

7/10/2021
Jasper Mince is a troubled runaway from Yorkshire. He lives secretly in Ridgmount Gardens, coming and going by stealth. He works a security job nearby, sharing his shift with a culinary Hungarian, who obsesses over a cake named Marmalade Whoopsy. Dressed like a ninja, Jasper watches Josie depart on one of her nocturnal jaunts. PEOPLE OF BLOOMSBURY is the first heartwarming book from the Curled Up and Cozy Collection, a charming and quirky magical realism series from the author of...

Duration:00:07:01

EP 1 | JOSIE | People of Bloomsbury | The Curled Up and Cozy Collection | Audio Drama | Popular Fiction

7/2/2021
Discover the debut episode of PEOPLE OF BLOOMSBURY, the first heartwarming book from the Curled Up and Cozy Collection, a charming and quirky magical realism series from the author of FITZMARBURY WITCHES, #1 Amazon Best Seller in several dark fiction categories. Audio drama exclusive preview! Allow me to introduce you to your eccentric new London neighbours! Some harbour secrets. Some stumble, tumble, or tiptoe through their days. Others hurtle towards outlandish destinies. PEOPLE OF...

Duration:00:08:09

PARIS: A CURSE IN THE CITY OF THE CATACOMBS | EP 1 | A Short Story of the Macabre | Audio Drama | Paranormal Thriller and Supernatural Horror

1/15/2021
Emily in Paris meets The Exorcist! ★★★★★ Will you ever say "I Love Paris" again? Dare to find out . . . Don't miss this! ◆ Author D.J. Swales conceived this disturbing tale on a night walk, while working at Paris Fashion Week ◆ Ryan is an awkward Irish poet. He moves to Paris on the heels of a messy break up. Ryan's new home is a decaying mansion block, built atop the ruins of a monastery. Nearby, the Paris Metro rattles through Barbès – Rochechouart station at all hours of the night....

Duration:00:06:43

THE DEMON BOOK | EP 11 | Audio Fiction | FITZMARBURY WITCHES | Occult Horror & Dark Historical Fiction Series

1/2/2021
FATAL AMBITIONS. Emeshmoon must confront the intruder and past revelations about her origins. Read BARATANAC for FREE on KINDLE UNLIMITED, or buy on AMAZON in paperback or ebook (for Kindle and the FREE Kindle App). ★★★★★ "What a debut novel! Hollywood this is your new dark historical fantasy and horror franchise!" -- Jedi Joeda It is no coincidence that D. J. Swales shares the same last name as Count Dracula's first Whitby victim. His debut novel BARATANAC (Parts I, II, and III) will...

Duration:00:08:57

THE DEMON BOOK | EP 10 | Audio Fiction | FITZMARBURY WITCHES | Occult Horror & Dark Historical Fiction Series

12/19/2020
SEKHT-AM SECRETS, A PRETENDER & AN INQUISITOR. The priestess suspects she has attracted the attention of another blackmailer. She recalls the fateful ends of those who previously exploited her greatest secret to extort favours and temple riches . . . ★★★★★ "What a debut novel! Hollywood this is your new dark historical fantasy and horror franchise!" -- Jedi Joeda It is no mere coincidence that D. J. Swales shares the same last name as Count Dracula's first Whitby victim. His debut novel...

Duration:00:18:01

KWAIDAN JAPANESE GHOST STORIES | EP 3 | Audio Fiction | Horror and Supernatural Folklore

10/26/2020
OSHIDORI KWAIDAN: STORIES AND STUDIES OF STRANGE THINGS Listen as DJ Swales, author of BARATANAC, narrates this audio drama of personally selected Japanese ghost stories from Kwaidan. First published by Irish writer Lafcadio Hearn (Yakumo Koizumi) in 1904, Kwaidan is Japan’s most famous, widely read, and beloved collection of ghostly folklore and superstition. ====================================== Read BARATANAC for FREE on KINDLE UNLIMITED, or buy on AMAZON in paperback or ebook (for...

Duration:00:05:06

KWAIDAN JAPANESE GHOST STORIES | EP 2 | Audio Fiction | Horror and Supernatural Folklore

10/15/2020
RIKI BAKA KWAIDAN: STORIES AND STUDIES OF STRANGE THINGS Listen as DJ Swales, author of BARATANAC, narrates this audio drama of personally selected Japanese ghost stories from Kwaidan. First published by Irish writer Lafcadio Hearn (Yakumo Koizumi) in 1904, Kwaidan is Japan’s most famous, widely read, and beloved collection of ghostly folklore and superstition. ====================================== Read BARATANAC for FREE on KINDLE UNLIMITED, or buy on AMAZON in paperback or ebook (for...

Duration:00:06:38

KWAIDAN JAPANESE GHOST STORIES | EP 1 | Audio Fiction | Horror and Supernatural Folklore

10/12/2020
CHERRY TREE OF THE SIXTEENTH DAY. KWAIDAN: STORIES AND STUDIES OF STRANGE THINGS Listen as DJ Swales, author of BARATANAC, narrates this audio drama of personally selected Japanese ghost stories from Kwaidan. First published by Irish writer Lafcadio Hearn (Yakumo Koizumi) in 1904, Kwaidan is Japan’s most famous, widely read, and beloved collection of ghostly folklore and superstition. ====================================== Read BARATANAC for FREE on KINDLE UNLIMITED, or buy on AMAZON in...

Duration:00:05:31

THE DEMON BOOK | EP 9 | Audio Fiction | FITZMARBURY WITCHES | Occult Horror & Dark Historical Fiction Series

10/9/2020
ROBED MERCHANT OF THE RED LANDS. A trespasser confronts the priestess as she navigates through Baal's great temple in Carthage. Before the gleaming sacrificial Tophet ovens, she suspects a familiarity in the concealed man's voice. ★★★★★ "What a debut novel! Hollywood this is your new dark historical fantasy and horror franchise!" -- Jedi Joeda It is no mere coincidence that D. J. Swales shares the same last name as Count Dracula's first Whitby victim. His debut novel BARATANAC (Parts I,...

Duration:00:34:03

THE DEMON BOOK | EP 8 | Audio Fiction | FITZMARBURY WITCHES | Occult Horror & Dark Historical Fiction Series

9/1/2020
AN ORNAMENTAL EGYPTIAN BOX. Waves rock the ship as the sailor spies on the priestess. She is possessed with her tasks until a sudden interruption. His blood freezes as her incantations tear open old scars. The sailor suspects she is not alone in her cabin. . . ★★★★★ "What a debut novel! Hollywood this is your new dark historical fantasy and horror franchise!" -- Jedi Joeda It is no mere coincidence that D. J. Swales shares the same last name as Count Dracula's first Whitby victim. His...

Duration:00:23:29

THE DEMON BOOK | EP 7 | Audio Fiction | FITZMARBURY WITCHES | Occult Horror & Dark Historical Fiction Series

8/17/2020
A SAILOR DIVULGES DESERT SECRETS. The despised monks of an ancient desert crocodile cult file on board the lead ship of the Silver Fleet. ★★★★★ "What a debut novel! Hollywood this is your new dark historical fantasy and horror franchise!" -- Jedi Joeda It is no mere coincidence that D. J. Swales shares the same last name as Count Dracula's first Whitby victim. His debut novel BARATANAC (Parts I, II, and III) will chill your blood. Discover the audio drama of this genre-busting dark...

Duration:00:28:35

THE DEMON BOOK | EP 6 | Audio Fiction | FITZMARBURY WITCHES | Occult Horror & Dark Historical Fiction Series

8/8/2020
DRIED COBRAS AND THE CHILDREN OF SEBEQ. The sailor Igider spies on the priestess of Baal and makes a discovery that could rock the ship to its core. ★★★★★ "What a debut novel! Hollywood this is your new dark historical fantasy and horror franchise!" -- Jedi Joeda It is no mere coincidence that D. J. Swales shares the same last name as Count Dracula's first Whitby victim. His debut novel BARATANAC (Parts I, II, and III) will chill your blood. Discover the audio drama of this genre-busting...

Duration:00:20:44

Witching Hour Poet EP 2: THE BUNKER (RUINS OF CORREGIDOR)

8/5/2020
Let your skin prickle with fear and be transported to the spectral abandoned ruins of Corregidor Island - a former U.S military HQ in the Philippines. The ghosts of the Second World War still breathe on this great rock that guards Manila Bay. They dwell in the shattered buildings and bunkers, and haunt the labyrinthine Malinta tunnels - scarred fragments of the heaviest conventional bombing of the Pacific conflict. Fears also persist of pythons that have grown to gargantuan mythical...

Duration:00:04:06

THE DEMON BOOK | EP 5 | Audio Fiction | FITZMARBURY WITCHES | Occult Horror & Dark Historical Fiction Series

8/1/2020
EMISSARY OF DARKNESS. The concealed sailor is utterly alone at the stern of the ship when a host of disturbing sights violate his mind and body. The crew discuss the many sadistic cults and ruthless predators that stalk Carthage. ★★★★★ "What a debut novel! Hollywood this is your new dark historical fantasy and horror franchise!" -- Jedi Joeda It is no mere coincidence that D. J. Swales shares the same last name as Count Dracula's first Whitby victim. His debut novel BARATANAC (Parts I,...

Duration:00:23:17