Ethan Fox is the author of the World of Orochi series of Urban Fantasy books:

The City and the Dead is out soon – click HERE for more info!

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The City and the Dead

city-mockup (1)Two months have passed since the events of The Scissors and the Sword

Jessica Cartwright & Hikaru Arashi see their friendship tested, as a new undead menace stalks the city.

But when the dust settles, which will remain standing? The City? Or the Dead?

Available spring 2018 for Kindle & Paperback.


The Scissors and the Sword

ScissorsAndTheSwordCoverAs the fate of London hangs in the balance, can Jessica Cartwright overcome a spectre of her own past?

Who would kill with scissors?
And who could wield a shattered sword?

Now available in both Kindle & Paperback formats!


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What readers say

(Reviewing The Scissors and the Sword)


Ethan juggles the two connected plots well and seamlessly takes you from one story to the other…

Overall I found it captivating and really enjoyed every page.

Just a Teacher, Amazon, 2015

(Reviewing The Scissors and the Sword)


This is a VERY interesting book. Well-written, well-thought-out, creative, with well developed characters with intriguing challenges …

… I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book!

(disclosure policy – review copy supplied)

D. Bratcher, Amazon, 2015


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final2Ethan Fox is a UK-based author of anime-themed urban fantasy & speculative fiction.

Born in England during the cracks between Generation X and Y, Ethan writes fictional works that draw on his own experiences, having lived in a variety of countries and worked in a range of professions.

A common theme in his books include escapist adventure, usually tied to a modern, more believable situation to help provide grounding. Ethan is drawn to exciting, large-scale duels and compelling mysteries, often with a folklore backing.

Ethan also writes the occasional non-fictional work; usually related to the practices of being a self-published author in the modern media climate.

Today, he lives in the south-east of England, where he works as a product designer whilst writing in his spare time, between attending events to meet readers and other authors.

In addition to writing, Ethan is a longtime fan of anime, snowboarding, general geekery and aviator sunglasses.

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