D. J. Swales Gothic & Other Tales

TOP 100 ApplePodcasts #Audiofiction #Audiodrama in USA, UK, Canada, and Germany. Top 50 Mexico, France, UAE, and Brazil. Top 10 Japan and Israel. No. 4 Singapore. No. 1 Qatar.* Listen as D. J. Swales narrates BARATANAC, his debut horror thriller novel, other popular fiction, poems, and Japan's beloved Kwaidan ghost stories (by Irish writer Lefcadio Hearn). DJ weaves myth, folklore, magical realism, romance, horror, and alternative histories – penned during 8 nomadic years in decaying cafes, dusty book shops and haunted hotels. *Chartable Weekly ApplePodcasts Rankings 2020

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episode 3: EP 3 | OSHIDORI | Japanese Ghost Stories | KWAIDAN | Audio Fiction |


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...


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episode 2: EP 2 | RIKI BAKA | Japanese Ghost Stories | KWAIDAN | Audio Fiction |


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...


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episode 1: EP 1 | CHERRY TREE OF THE SIXTEENTH DAY | Japanese Ghost Stories | KWAIDAN | Audio Fiction |


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...


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episode 16: EP 16 | ROBED MERCHANT OF THE RED LANDS | BARATANAC | Audio Fiction | 18+


A trespasser confronts the priestess Emeshmoon 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. The reason for his visit is soon revealed . . . 


This audio drama is based on the upcoming novel BARATANAC, Book One in the Fitzmarbury Witches series.


BOOK BLURB

Even the purest evil has a history...


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episode 15: EP 15 | AN ORNAMENTAL EGYPTIAN BOX | BARATANAC | Audio Fiction | 18+


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. He witnesses her confounded by a strange phenomenon. A lavish object draws her attention. The sailor suspects she is not alone . . . 

BARATANAC will chill your blood. Discover the audio drama of D.J...


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 2020-09-01  23m
 
 

episode 14: EP 14 | A SAILOR DIVULGES DESERT SECRETS | BARATANAC | Audio Fiction | 18+


The despised monks of an ancient desert crocodile cult file on board the lead ship of the Silver Fleet. Their painted faces and merciless eyes drink in the sights of the great Carthage docks. Silently, they disappear below deck bearing the goods of the priestess for the clandestine voyage to Baratanac. Nearby a sailor holds court, whispering horrors and the inner-most sordid secrets of the oases orders and their high-walled redoubts...


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 2020-08-17  28m
 
 

episode 13: EP 13 | DRIED COBRAS AND THE CHILDREN OF SEBEQ | BARATANAC | Audio Fiction | 18+


The sailor Igider spies on the priestess of Baal and makes a discovery that could rock the ship to its core. He recollects scenes at the great docks of Carthage, where the monks of the mysterious desert cult of Sebeq  - the crocodile god of ancient Egypt - had paraded onto the vessel with her belongings. He recalls the whispered conjecture and mockery among his crew mates as they had observed the spectacle...


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 2020-08-08  26m
 
 

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


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...


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 2020-08-05  4m
 
 

episode 12: EP 12 | EMISSARY OF DARKNESS | BARATANAC | Audio Fiction | 18+


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 the darker fringes of Carthage, harvesting the unwitting and the vulnerable at will.   

This audio drama is based on the upcoming novel BARATANAC, Book One in the Fitzmarbury Witches series...


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 2020-08-01  29m
 
 

episode 11: EP 11 | BLOOD ON CEDARS AND WARNINGS OF A NECROMANCER | BARATANAC | Audio Fiction | 18+


Bloody sacrifices and pious self-mutilations are recalled from the times Baal's faithful priests gathered around the roots of the greatest holy cedars, marking for harvest those trees which would construct the Carthaginian navy’s finest ships.  The sailor listens at the grate of the lightless slave galley. Cruel carnality lurks below.

BARATANAC will chill your blood. Discover the audio drama of D.J...


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 2020-07-24  23m
 
 
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