Spectral Press: 2012 retrospective

It’s hard to know where to start when it comes to describing the year Spectral has had. 2011, the imprint’s very first year, was great in itself, and we here at Spectral Towers couldn’t have foreseen how the press would have been taken to the hearts of genre and book lovers everywhere around the globe. … Continue reading

Season’s Greetings from Spectral!

We would like to wish all our customers, past, present & future, the most joyful of Christmases and a Peaceful and Fulfilling New Year! We will be back soon, with some new and exciting projects! Watch out for our end of year assessment blog coming very soon! Simon & Liz Marshall-Jones PS: All the copies of The … Continue reading

A Spectral Tale for Christmas

For this holiday season, here we have a tale submitted to us anonymously for the Christmas annual, but we have a sneaking suspicion that it could be someone we know…. anyway, I would like to appeal for them to come forward and announce themselves as the author of this thoroughly scurrilously tongue-in-cheek story (featuring as it … Continue reading

The 13 Ghosts: the paperback

This week we will be taking delivery of the paperback edition of The 13 Ghosts of Christmas – order your copy today! Paypal buttons are below for your convenience and all prices include postage and packing: £12.50 UK £15 EU $22 US and RoW THE HARDBACK EDITION IS BEING DELIVERED TOMORROW! Look forward to hearing from … Continue reading

Monday morning review round-up

So, here we are at the start of yet another week, and we have a couple of reviews of The 13 Ghosts of Christmas to tell you about: First up is one by the almighty Pablocheesecake of The Eloquent Page – see what he has to say about Spectral’s first anothology here. Next, we have a write-up … Continue reading

The 13 Ghosts: slight delay

We have just been informed that the printing company we’re using to produce The 13 Ghosts of Christmas are currently behind with orders and so the book won’t be delivered to Spectral until WEDNESDAY 19TH DECEMBER. WE WOULD LIKE TO PROFOUNDLY APOLOGISE FOR THIS AND FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE CAUSED – THIS IS COMPLETELY OUT OF OUR … Continue reading

A new video and a new review

This morning we bring you the latest promotional video, by Rude Dude Films, for the December Spectral chapbook, The Way of the Leaves by David Tallerman. This one captures the tone of the story perfectly – so hats off to Rude Dude for this atmospheric effort! Enjoy! Next up is this review for The 13 Ghosts of … Continue reading

11:12:2012 – more reviews

And so, on this misty and crisply frosty Tuesday morning (looks like winter is here at last), we are thrilled to bring you two more reviews of recent Spectral publications: First, Mark West takes a look at David Tallerman’s chapbook story The Way of the Leaves and reports his findings on Goodreads. As it’s a short … Continue reading

10:12:2012 – Two new reviews

Another beautifully crisp and sunny morning here at Spectral Towers, and we have two new reviews to bring you, including the first review of David Tallerman’s The Way of the Leaves, the winner of the Spectral Press/This Is Horror short story competition held earlier this year. This one’s from The Hellbound Times‘ Walt Hicks, and can be … Continue reading

13 Ghosts: This is Horror review

So, here we have it: the second review of The 13 Ghosts of Christmas, the first anthology in the annual series devoted to spookiness and supernatural goings-on during everyone’s favourite festive season. This one’s courtesy of This Is Horror magazine and has been written by Dan Howarth of that ilk. You can read the full write-up here. … Continue reading


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