Jonathan L. Howard
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Jonathan L. Howard

Jonathan L. Howard is a game designer and BAFTA nominated scriptwriter of some twenty years experience.

He's been a novelist since 2009, débuting with the darkly humorous "Johannes Cabal the Necromancer." Since then the sequels "Johannes Cabal the Detective" (2010), "Johannes Cabal: The Fear Institute" (2011), and "The Brothers Cabal" (2014) have also seen print. The new Cabal novel "The Fall of the House of Cabal" is set for publication in late 2016.

The first novel of his Russalka Chronicles trilogy, "Katya's World," a YA science fiction story that takes place on the dangerous and unforgiving ocean-covered world of Russalka, was published in 2012, the first sequel, "Katya's War," following in 2013.

2014 saw the beginning of the "Goon Squad" project, an ongoing story of mismatched superheroes, published in episodes.

His new series of modern horror novels began with "Carter & Lovecraft," published in 2015. The sequel "After the End of the World" was published in 2017.

Jonathan L. Howard lives with his family in the English West Country.

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    • Carter & Lovecraft

    • By: Jonathan L. Howard
    • Narrated by: Ari Fliakos
    • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,804
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,693
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,695

    Daniel Carter used to be a homicide detective, but his last case - the hunt for a serial killer - went wrong in strange ways and soured the job for him....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A mistakes that worked out in my favor.

    • By Frae on 03-06-17

    Regular price: $22.67

    • Johannes Cabal The Necromancer

    • By: Jonathan L. Howard
    • Narrated by: Christopher Cazenove
    • Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,413
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,070
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,071

    Johannes Cabal is single-mindedly obsessed in heart and soul with raising the dead. Well, perhaps not soul.... He hastily sold his years ago in order to learn the laws of necromancy. But now, tormented by a dark secret, he travels to the fiery pits of Hell to retrieve it....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Masterpiece Comedy

    • By Guillermo on 06-19-10

    Regular price: $31.93

    • After the End of the World

    • By: Jonathan L. Howard
    • Narrated by: Ari Fliakos
    • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 916
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 863
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 861

    The Unfolded World is a bitter and unfriendly place for Daniel Carter and Emily Lovecraft. In this world the Cold War never happened because the Soviet Union ceased to exist in 1941....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic fun, eldritch horrors, and a cliffhanger

    • By S. Yates on 11-17-17

    Regular price: $25.51

    • Goon Squad

    • Year One
    • By: Jonathan L. Howard
    • Narrated by: Gabrielle de Cuir, Nicholas Guy Smith, Jim Meskimen, and others
    • Length: 14 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107

    An ongoing, episodic "prose comic" from which the pictures are summoned by the magic of words, Goon Squad is set in an alternate version of modern-day Manchester....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Buy this book. Buy it now.

    • By Tori on 02-11-18

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Johannes Cabal the Detective

    • By: Jonathan L. Howard
    • Narrated by: Robin Sachs
    • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,018
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 869
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 870

    Johannes Cabal, necromancer of some little infamy, returns in this riotously clever and terrifically twisted tale of murder and international intrigue.....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Decent Successor to the First

    • By Ambrose on 10-08-12

    Regular price: $31.93

    • The Brothers Cabal

    • Johannes Cabal, Book 4
    • By: Jonathan L. Howard
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Guy Smith
    • Length: 13 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 660
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 602
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 603

    Horst, the most affable vampire one is ever likely to meet, is resurrected by an occult conspiracy that wants him as a general in a monstrous army.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I can never get enough!

    • By Mauricio on 12-27-14

    Regular price: $27.97

    • The Fear Institute

    • The Johannes Cabal Novels, Book 3
    • By: Jonathan L. Howard
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Guy Smith
    • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 663
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 612
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 614

    Johannes Cabal and his rather inexact powers of necromancy are back once more. This time, his talents are purchased by the Fear Institute as they hunt for the phobic animus....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • slow at first, but well worth it

    • By Ashley McCammon on 02-25-16

    Regular price: $27.97

    • The Fall of the House of Cabal

    • The Johannes Cabal Novels, Book 5
    • By: Jonathan L. Howard
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Guy Smith
    • Length: 14 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 541
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 498
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 498

    Johannes Cabal, a necromancer of some little infamy, has come into possession of a vital clue that may lead him to his ultimate goal: a cure for death. The path is vague, however, and treacherous....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One selfish plea

    • By Marianne on 05-07-17

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Johannes Cabal and the Blustery Day

    • And Other Tales of the Necromancer
    • By: Jonathan L. Howard
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Guy Smith
    • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 424
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 391
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 390

    Johannes Cabal is a slightly infamous necromancer. Johannes Cabal and the Blustery Day: And Other Tales of the Necromancer features seven of Cabal's most frightening adventures....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great listen, Wonderful short stories

    • By Damian on 08-21-17

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Katya's World

    • By: Jonathan L. Howard
    • Narrated by: Annie Hemingway
    • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 44

    The distant world of Russalka has no land, only the raging sea. No clear skies, only storm clouds....

    Regular price: $18.76

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