News 04:07:2014

A miscellany of bits and pieces here today, but the most important one is receiving an email from Reece Shearsmith (League of Gentlemen, Inside No. 9) about the Deluxe Edition of The Christmas Ghost Stories of Lawrence Gordon Clark. He didn’t need to say much, but what he did say was enough: “It really is beautiful – no … 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

Black Mountain 7: The Master of the House now available

Episode 7 of Simon Bestwick’s Spectral serial Black Mountain, The Master of the House, is now available on Amazon,with artwork supplied once more by Neil Williams. 1988: The farmhouse called Blas Gwynedd, standing in the very shadow of Mynydd Du, is the last human habitation within the ‘Bala Triangle’, home to a teenage boy, his downtrodden mother … Continue reading

The Spectral Book of Horror Stories: Official press release

SPECTRAL PRESS – FORTHCOMING PUBLICATION Press release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Announcing a Brand New Annual Anthology! THE SPECTRAL BOOK OF HORROR STORIES Release date: September 2014 Published by Spectral Press, edited by acclaimed, award-winning novelist Mark Morris (Toady, Stitch, The Immaculate, Fiddleback and the forthcoming Obsidian Heart trilogy) and inspired by the Pan and Fontana … Continue reading

Black Mountain 6: The House by the Cemetery

Just a short blog today, later than anticipated, just because Der Blogmeister decided to have a lie-in (oh okay… he fell asleep while reading… ), to let you know that the sixth episode of Simon Bestwick’s Black Mountain serial, The House by the Cemetery, is now available for purchase on Amazon. Once again the cover artwork is by … Continue reading

The Spectral Book of Horror Stories: Table of Contents

We normally wouldn’t post two blogs in a day, but we were so excited when we received email confirmation of who was going to appear in the very first volume of what is hoped to be an annual publication, The Spectral Book of Horror Stories (edited by Mark Morris), we just couldn’t help ourselves. So … Continue reading

News 10:05:2014 – LGC Deluxe in photos

What you see here are images of a real live copy of the Deluxe Edition of The Christmas Ghost Stories of Lawrence Gordon Clark – although it’s currently the only one in our possession as this will be sent off to the slipcase makers to have them custom fitted. The rest of the books will be here later … Continue reading

BIG NEWS – 09/05/2014

It’s a warm sunny day here at Chateau Spectrale and, to make it even sunnier, it gives us immense pleasure to be able to announce some really BIG news: Stephen Volk’s highly-acclaimed novella Whitstable, released to coincide with the centenary of Peter Cushing’s birthday last year on 26th May, has been nominated for a British Fantasy Award … Continue reading

LGC Deluxe edition: News 05:06:2014

We are happy to report that we received email confirmation from the printers that the books are being sent out today for delivery tomorrow. Copies will be sent out beginning Monday. Once again, thank you for everyone’s patience!

Bits and pieces: News – 02:06:2014

NEW BOOKS FOR 2015 It is with immense please that we can announce the acquisition of two novellas from a duo of top class writers. First, we have Albion Fay from MARK MORRIS, a name which should be familiar to many. It tells the story of twins Angie and Frank, about a weekspent in an isolated … Continue reading


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