13 Ghosts of Christmas: the first review

Well, this is what we’ve nervously been waiting for – the very first review of the first Spectral Press Christmas Ghosts Story Annual, also known as The 13 Ghosts of Christmas. The honour of posting that first write-up is Walt Hicks of The Hellbound Times, someone who always ties with Jim Mcleod of The Ginger Nuts of Horror … Continue reading

The 13 Ghosts of Christmas: format change

Just a short blog this morning, to let you know of a slight change to the physical format of the hardback edition of the first Spectral Christmas Ghost Story Annual aka The 13 Ghosts of Christmas. It will now feature cloth boards in a fetching dark green, foil stamped titles in gold on front and spine, … Continue reading

Spectral Press: 2013 line-up

Monday morning again – and what better way to cheer everyone up than to tell you about what we have in store for you next year! So, gird those loins, and prepare yourself for some marvellous goodies coming your way from Spectral in 2013: As you already know, we’ll be continuing to publish the quarterly … Continue reading

The Eyes of Water: getting the FEAR

Many years ago now, there used to be a popular newsstand horror magazine called FEAR which, in the course of time, faded away with the onslaught of the electronic revolution in mass communications and information technology. It disappeared off the shelves, which was a great shame as it was one of the better periodicals out … Continue reading

The 13 Ghosts of Christmas: the full wraparound cover

This morning Spectral Towers is completely fogbound – a fortuitously appropriate atmosphere in which, we deem, to reveal the eerily beautiful wraparound cover to The 13 Ghosts of Christmas anthology, due to be published this time next month. We think that the combination of Vincent Shaw-Morton’s and Neil Williams’ talents have created yet another winner here. … Continue reading

The 13 Ghosts of Christmas: Final Table of Contents

We here at Spectral Towers are proud to announce the final complete Table of Contents of Spectral’s first ever Christmas Ghost Story Annual,  aka The 13 Ghosts of Christmas: Introduction                                                         … Continue reading

The Nine Deaths of Dr. Valentine: new reviews

Today, we bring you notice of TWO new reviews of John Llewellyn Probert’s The Nine Deaths of Dr. Valentine, the gruesome yet affectionate tribute to the films of Vincent Price. The first one can be found at the Classic Horror Campaign‘s website, and was written by Eric McNaughton – – just click here for that one. The … Continue reading

The 13 Ghosts of Christmas: cover reveal

On this cold but sunny Monday morning, let us brighten the start to your week by showing you the stunning artwork that will be gracing the cover to the very first Spectral Christmas Ghost Story Annual, created specifically for it by Vincent Shaw-Morton. Let’s say right here and now that Vincent has captured the exact … Continue reading

The Thirteen Ghosts of Christmas: pre-orders

Today’s the day when you can pay for your hardback copy of the first edition of the Spectral Christmas Annual, The Thirteen Ghosts of Christmas. The cover will be revealed next week, but trust us on this, it’s going to be an absolute beauty! Here’ s a reminder of the stories to be featured in it: Where … Continue reading

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