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 the Stones Lie - Richard Farren Barber
A Taste of Almonds  – Raven Dane
All that is Living - Nicholas Martin
And May All your Christmases  – Thana Niveau
Carnacki: A Cold Christmas in Chelsea – William Meikle
Concerning Events in Leinster Gardens - Jan Edwards
December  – Paul Finch
An Odd Number at Table - John Costello
We are a Shadow  - Neil Williams
Lost Soldiers - Adrian Tchaikovsky
Ritualism - Gary McMahon
Now and Then - Martin Roberts
The Green Clearing by John Forth

HARDBACK EDITION: Limited, numbered edition, with an introduction on the ghost story by Johnny Mains and Simon Marshall-Jones, followed by the thirteen stories, each of which will have a brief intro written by Simon Marshall-Jones. Cover image will feature artwork by Vincent Shaw-Morton, framed by a silver foiled design, making it somewhat reminiscent of the Victorian/Edwardian Annuals which provided the inspiration for the anthology. There will also be coloured endpapers and a silk ribbon bookmarker to set things off nicely, plus some exclusive bonus material will also be included – more details soon on that! Edition size  100 numbered copies only!

All prices are inclusive of p+p.

£27.00 UK

40€ EU

$50.00 US & RoW

PLEASE NOTE: This is a very special edition of the annual, hence the prices, coupled with the rather high postage rates that have been decided by the powers-that-be at Royal Mail.

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