• 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 )

Hallowe’en Delight: The Dancers in the Pines

Yes, we’ve reached the final episode of Simon Bestwick’s Black Mountain monthly Spectral serial, titled The Dancers in the Pines. It’s now available at both Amazon UK and US – so get your copy today! ‘There was no counting the number of victims the Bala Triangle had claimed over the centuries. Rob Markland’s attempts to investigate it had … Continue reading

A gallery of future covers….

Today, we thought we’d do something different – present a gallery of covers from future publications…. and so: Black Mountain 11: The Dancers in the Pines is the final installment in Simon Bestwick’s monthly serial – the cover has been created by Neil Williams once more, and it’ll be available from Amazon later this week. … Continue reading

Leytonstone: Press release 24:10:2014

SPECTRAL PRESS PRESENTS: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: AWARD-WINNING WRITER STEPHEN VOLK PRIES INTO THE CHILDHOOD OF HITCHCOCK IN HIS HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED FOLLOW-UP TO WHITSTABLE       One evening in 1906 a chubby little boy of seven, son of a London greengrocer, is taken by his father to visit the local police station. There he suddenly finds … Continue reading

A Duo of Reviews

For the first time in a while, we have two reviews to link you to this morning of chapbooks. The first of them is of Angela Slatter’s Home and Hearth from Mario Guslandi and posted to  the British Fantasy Society – you can find that one HERE. And here’s one of Simon Kurt Unsworth’s Rough Music, which we … Continue reading

SBoHS Leeds event

Just a quick heads up about a forthcoming event – on the evening of November 21st 2014 Waterstones in Leeds will be staging a Spectral Book of Horror Stories event. Editor Mark Morris is going to be there, as will Gary McMahon, Alison Littlewood, and Reginald Oliver, to sign copies and do readings – and publisher Simon … Continue reading

Spectral Book of Horror Stories: New Review

This morning we want to bring you a new review of The Spectral Book of Horror Stories: this one’s from the Morpheus Tales Review Supplement October 2014 issue (available for FREE HERE and also includes my ‘Ramblings of a Tattooed Head’ column), and was written by J. S. Watts – here it is in full: Review: The Spectral Book … Continue reading

News 07:10:2014

First off, let’s start with an interview with Mark Morris, editor of The Spetral Book of Horror Stories: this one’s been conducted by Teodor Reljic and posted to Schlock Magazine – you can find that one HERE. On the same website you’ll also find a Spectral Press publisher spotlight, written by yours truly – that one’s right … Continue reading

AUTUMN SALE!! GET YOURSELF A BARGAIN!

We all like bargains – especially people who love books! So, to celebrate Spectral’s favourite time of year, Autumn (and the approach of Hallowe’en), we are holding our first ever sale, with some high quality books at excellent prices on offer. We will be running this sale until Christmas, after which prices will return to … Continue reading

NEWSFLASH – Dr. Valentine: the Video

Our Autumn sale was due to start today, but we’ve delayed it for 24 hours so we could bring you this special report from Bristol, the city in which the infamous Dr. Valentine committed some of his nine notorious murders two years ago. It appears the man is on the loose again, this time targeting … Continue reading

The Hammer of Dr. Valentine: front cover reveal

We here at Chateau Spectrale are proud to present the full front cover to The Hammer of Dr. Valentine, the much anticipated sequel to John Llewellyn Probert’s award-winning novella The Nine Deaths of Dr. Valentine. Artwork is by Seattle resident Nick Gucker, whose drawings have featured in Strange Aeons magazine as well as Spectral’s The Christmas Ghost Stories of Lawrence Gordon Clark, … Continue reading

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