Spectral Press’ 2013 in review

The genre we love so much has not been treated particularly kindly this year: the deaths of not just some of the giants of the field (Richard Matheson and James Herbert spring easily to mind in this regard) but also unsung heroes like Joel Lane, the latter leaving a particularly noticeable vacuum behind, who will … Continue reading

Spectral season’s greetings!

Just a brief blog post to wish all our readers, subscribers, customers, writers, and artists a MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR. May you all get what you wished for and more, and that your 2014 brings you peace and prosperity. SPECTRAL WILL BE BACK BIGGER AND BETTER IN JANUARY 2014!!

Still Life & Ghosts: final covers

Here they are – the final front cover images for the two new books from Spectral, due to be launched at this year’s World Fantasy Convention on Saturday, November 2nd, 2013, between 2pm and 3pm at the Brighton Hilton Metropole, Brighton, UK.  Not only will Tim Lebbon and Paul Kane be there to sign the … Continue reading

News 05:08:2013

So, to brighten up this dreary Monday morning, let’s give you some news about some forthcoming publications… The cover picture above is from Paul Kane’s Ghosts supernatural fiction collection due to be launched at World Fantasy Con in Brighton in November. It’s by Edward Miller, and we think it’s a wonderfully evocative piece which conveys the … Continue reading

Major news – 18:06:2013

We’ve been dying to tell you this news for about six weeks or more now, but at last we can reveal that Spectral Press has, for the second year running, been nominated for a British Fantasy Award, for Best Small Press (PS Publishing Independent Press). This is an absolute validation for all the hard work … Continue reading

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

Spectral Press: 2013 line-up

Monday morning again – and what better way to cheer everyone up than to tell you about what we have in store for you next year! So, gird those loins, and prepare yourself for some marvellous goodies coming your way from Spectral in 2013: As you already know, we’ll be continuing to publish the quarterly … Continue reading


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