• Spectral Press Chapbooks

    Spectral XI Home and Hearth - Angela Slatter (March 2014)
    Spectral XII Title TBC - Robert Shearman (March 2014)
    Spectral XIII Smoke Billows, Soot Falls - Lisa Hannett
    Spectral XIV The Judgement Call - Simon Bestwick (December 2014)
  • Spectral Visions (novellas)

    Spectral Visions V The Hammer of Dr. Valentine -John Llewellyn Probert (April/May 2014)
    Spectral Visions VI The Bureau of Them -Cate Gardner (Summer 2014)
  • Theatrum Mundi (novelletes)

    Theatrum Mundi I: Within the Wind, Beneath the Snow - Ray Cluley (November 2014)
  • Spectral Press Collections

    Forthcoming: Spectral Collection II TBA -David Tallerman (TBA)
  • Spectral Anthology

    Spectral Anthology II The Spectral Book of Horror Stories - edited by Mark Morris (September 2014)
    Spectral Anthology III Back from the Dead - edited by Johnny Mains (reissue) (October 2014)
    Spectral Anthology IV The Thirteen Ghosts of Christmas 2014 - edited by Simon Marshall-Jones (December 2014)
  • Spectral Screen

    Spectral Screen I The Ghost Stories of Lawrence Gordon Clark - edited by Tony Earnshaw (December 2013 )

The Christmas Ghost Stories Deluxe edition: sneak preview

As many of you will know, there have been unforeseen delays with the hardback editions of The Christmas Ghost Stories of Lawrence Gordon Clark – well, the reprinted Unsigned HB is due to land here tomorrow and we have just received the proofs of the Deluxe edition. To whet your appetite, here are some photos of … Continue reading

Home and Hearth by Angela Slatter: they’re here!

As you can see above, the latest Spectral chapbook, Home and Hearth by award-winning Australian writer Angala Slatter, has now been delivered – dispatch to subscribers and others will begin within the next few days! There are still about ten copies left, email us on spectralpress[AT]gmail[DOT]com to secure your copy now! Caroline’s son returns to home and hearth at … Continue reading

Black Mountain 4: The Beast of Maes Carnedd available NOW!

For those who are following Simon Bestwick’s monthly serial Black Mountain, we’d like to inform you that episode 4, The Beast of Maes Carnedd, is available to buy from Amazon for the Kindle right now. ‘Maes Carnedd lies in ruins now. It’s more than a hundred years since the Welsh mining village, in the shadow of Mynydd … Continue reading

“The Hammer of Dr. Valentine” – pre-order NOW!

Yes, the much anticipated sequel to the British Fantasy Award-winning novella The Nine Deaths of Dr. Valentine by John Llewellyn Probert is now officially available to pre-order. Once again it features the deadly but ever so slightly deranged Dr. Valentine, accompanied this time by an unnamed but beautiful female assistant, and once more DCI Longdon has … Continue reading

Home and Hearth by Angela Slatter: cover reveal

To start this new week, here’s something to entice you – the cover artwork (minus blurb) to the latest edition of Spectral Press’ chapbook line, Home and Hearth by award-winning Australian writer Angela Slatter. Once again, the cover has been designed by the extremely talented Neil Williams. Caroline’s son returns to home and hearth at last. She’s … Continue reading

ANNOUNCEMENT: The Christmas Ghost Stories of Lawrence Gordon Clark

Due to a printers error (a software issue in converting PC files to Mac) several pages of the Unsigned Edition of The Christmas Ghost Stories of Lawrence Gordon Clark have been printed in the wrong order. The whole run of the book will be reprinted and free replacement copies will be sent to those customers who … Continue reading

Theatrum Mundi: the first hint…

We here at Château Spectrale are already laying the foundations for the new Theatrum Mundi imprint (in amongst editing and preparing new Spectral Press titles), so we thought you would like to see a hint of something coming your way next year – below is the cover artwork for Tim Dry’s unclassifiable novella Ricochet, created by John Oakey. … Continue reading

The Christmas Ghost Stories of Lawrence Gordon Clark Deluxe edition: the cover

We know that this has been a long time coming, and that there has been delay after delay, for which we apologise most profusely, BUT we are also very concerned with bringing you the best product we can. That is very much so in this case, so may we present to you the cover to … Continue reading

Theatrum Mundi: the first titles

We don’t like to stand still here if we can help it, and so we’re going to begin the new working week with some news of the books which will be launching the new Theatrum Mundi imprint. Ray Cluley’s Within the Wind, Beneath the Snow is a novelette set in the frozen wastes of the far … Continue reading

News: Theatrum Mundi logo and deliveries

First off, here are the front/back/title page and spine logos for the new Theatrum Mundi imprint from Spectral Press, designed by John Oakey, who will be responsible for all design matters for the entire line. We think it nicely represents the ethos behind the imprint, both in terms of the presentation and the range of stories we … Continue reading


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