27:08:2014 – New SBoHS review

After yesterday’s rather dull and rain-laved day, this morning is bright and pleasingly chilly, a herald of the coming autumn (our favourite season of the year). And so it is with great pleasure that we can tell you about the latest review of The Spectral Book of Horror Stories – a very in-depth one too, from Jez … Continue reading

18:08:2014 – Two interviews, a review, and some news

It’s Monday yet again, and that means another mini-interview of writers appearing in the inaugural volume of The Spectral Book of Horror Stories – this time the subject is Brian Hodge, whose tale Cures for a Sickened World brings together music journalism and cosmic horror in terrifying way, appears in the book. The interview can be found on … Continue reading

15:08:2014 – Alison Moore mini-interview

Today’s interview with contributors to The Spectral Book of Horror Stories by Angela Slatter is with Alison Moore, whose novel The Lighthouse was nominated for the Man-Booker Prize, testament to the quality and power of her writing. In the interview, she talks about her story Eastmouth and what originally inspired her to write her brand of very quiet and unsettling horror. … Continue reading

SBoHS – New Review

The reviews for The Spectral Book of Horror Stories are steadily coming in, and we have one to tell you abut this morning – this one’s from Jim McLeod and has been posted to his well-respected The Ginger Nuts of Horror website, and you can read it HERE. This is going to be THE anthology of the year, … Continue reading

11:08:2014 – Reggie Oliver speaks plus two reviews

On this bright Monday morning after yesterday’s gloom (caused, we are told, by the tail-end of Hurricane Bertha), we can present to you a whole raft of Spectral Book of Horror Stories-related goodness. First off, contributor Reggie Oliver, writer, actor, and raconteur, talks to Angela Slatter as part of her series of mini-interviews with those whose … Continue reading

Reviews! We have Reviews!!

Reviews are just like buses – you wait ages for one and then a whole load come at once. And so that’s what’s happened here: we have not one, not two, but FOUR reviews we’d like to tell you about –   First, we have a the second and third reviews of The Spectral Book of Horror … Continue reading

30:07:2014 – Nicholas Royle mini-interview and Whitstable review

Angela Slatter continues her series of mini-interviews with contributors to The Spectral Book of Horror Stories with Nicholas Royle, writer, editor, teacher and anthologist, who contributed the story This Video Does Not Exist. Click the link HERE to read what he has to say. This is going to be a major publication for this year, so please … Continue reading

And the first review is in…

…of The Spectral Book of Horror Stories – it’s from Gary Fry, writer (Abolisher of Roses, The Respectable Face of Tyranny), droll wit, and publisher, and it’s been uploaded to his official blog. If you’re dying to know what the anthology’s like before buying then all you need do is click on this link HERE. This is going to … Continue reading

News 28:07:2014 Helen Marshall mini-interview

Today’s mini-interview of a contributor to The Spectral Book of Horror Stories, courtesy of Angela Slatter, is with Helen Marshall, whose story Funeral Rites features in the book – you can read what Helen has to say HERE. Pre-order your copy today of this first in an annual anthology – ordering buttons below (if you want to … Continue reading

LGC News and views 02:07:2014

First we’ll kick off with a review of The Christmas Ghost Stories of Lawrence Gordon Clark – this one is from Matt Mason and has been posted to his Sweat, Tears, and Digital Ink website. You can read his verdict here. The Deluxe Edition (cover pictured above) has been getting particularly fulsome praise from the customers who … Continue reading

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