“The Hammer of Dr. Valentine” – pre-order NOW!

Yes, the much anticipated sequel to the British Fantasy Award-winning novella The Nine Deaths of Dr. Valentine by John Llewellyn Probert is now officially available to pre-order. Once again it features the deadly but ever so slightly deranged Dr. Valentine, accompanied this time by an unnamed but beautiful female assistant, and once more DCI Longdon has … Continue reading

Theatrum Mundi: the first hint…

We here at Château Spectrale are already laying the foundations for the new Theatrum Mundi imprint (in amongst editing and preparing new Spectral Press titles), so we thought you would like to see a hint of something coming your way next year – below is the cover artwork for Tim Dry’s unclassifiable novella Ricochet, created by John Oakey. … Continue reading

And still they keep coming…

Even after nine months Stephen Volk’s novella Whitstable was first published it’s still bringing in reviews, and here’s another one which we received a few days ago via Facebook. This one has been written by Paul Magrs and is featured on his Life on Magrs blog and to read what he had to say about it then … Continue reading

News and Reviews 20:02:2014

First off, we would like to let you know about the latest review of The Christmas Ghost Stories of Lawrence Gordon Clark – this one is from Jez Winship and has been posted to his Sparks in Electrical Jelly blog. It’s quite a lengthy and in-depth review, and you can read it HERE. On the subject of The … Continue reading

New review 18:02:2014

We are particularly proud to bring you the link to a brand new review of The Christmas Ghost Stories of Lawrence Gordon Clark, courtesy of Impact Online - you can find the review right HERE. This definitely brought smiles to our faces. =) Why not get your copy today? You can order one of the three different editions … Continue reading

News, reviews and stuff – 13:02:2014

Quite a packed little blog entry we have for you today, so without any more faffing let’s get on with the show: First we have a review of the British Fantasy Award-winning novella The Nine Deaths of Dr. Valentine by John Llewellyn , from Paul Feeney on his Sound and Fury blog. That one can be accessed right … Continue reading

Lawrence Gordon Clark: book news

The day has arrived when the Unsigned Hardback edition of The Christmas Ghost Stories of Lawrence Gordon Clark will be delivered to Château Spectrale, so this weekend will see the great packing spectacular. If you need any more encouragement to purchase a copy, here’s an endorsement for the book from none other than Reece Shearsmith (The … Continue reading

New review and news 23:01:2014

This new review of The Christmas Ghost Stories of Lawrence Gordon Clark from The Ginger Nuts of Horror website has just this minute landed on our virtual desk. Written by the Ginger Nut himself, Jim McLeod, you can read his assessment HERE. If the review has whetted your appetite enough, then you can order any of the editions from … Continue reading

21:01:2014 – first Lawrence Gordon Clark book review

Here in the Vale of Wandering and Mournful Shades (otherwise known as Milton Keynes), it is a beautifully misty and frosty morning. But that isn’t a problem, as we’ve just received the very first review of Spectral Press’ latest book, The Christmas Ghost Stories of Lawrence Gordon Clark. It’s featured in a new periodical called The Spectral … Continue reading

News and review 20:01:2014

Another frosty Monday morning, and another new review. Whitstable by Stephen Volk continues to entrance readers and bloggers alike, and here’s the latest assessment from Horror World writer Dan Reilly – if you want to read what Dan thought about the book, then you need do no better than to click right here. NEWS The unsigned hardback … Continue reading


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