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

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

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

Recent books

The Spectral Book of Horror Stories is available for sale now and has been selling very well (we have to order  even MORE copies from the printers!) – but that isn’t a surprise as it contains original stories from the stellar likes of Ramsey Campbell, Conrad Williams, Alison Moore, Robert Shearman, and Angela Slatter (along with fourteen … Continue reading

The Spectral Book of Horror Stories – available now!

The Spectral Book of Horror Stories is selling extremely well and has garnered a lot of good press from various bloggers, magazines. and review sites (more reviews due soon!). With original stories from the stellar likes of Ramsey Campbell, Conrad Williams, Alison Moore, Robert Shearman, and Angela Slatter (along with fourteen other high-profile names) you … Continue reading

Nigel Kneale News

The great news we have today is that Mark Gatiss, as well as being interviewed in the book, will also be providing the Foreword at the suggestion of Judith Kerr. As many of you know, Mark was kind enough to write something for The Christmas Ghost Stories of Lawrence Gordon Clark, and we certainly weren’t expecting him … Continue reading

The Spectral Book of Horror Stories launch at FCon

A very brief FCon report today (still recovering!) but we just had to tell everyone about the launch of The Spectral Book of Horror Stories at this year’s event. To say it was spectacular would be very short of the mark – the room was absolutely packed, with the queue snaking around the room. THIRTEEN of … Continue reading

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