A trio of Whitstable reviews – 01:07:2013

Today, we have not ONE, not TWO, but THREE reviews of Spectral’s most successful book to date, Stephen Volk’s Whitstable. So, without further messing about, let us tell you all about them. First is a write-up from Gary Fry who, you will remember, wrote the very first Spectral Visions novella last year, The Respectable Face of Tyranny … Continue reading

Spectral Visions paperbacks and eBooks

To make it convenient for customers to buy the paperback and eBook editions of all the Spectral Visions novellas, all the links have been listed below: THE RESPECTABLE FACE OF TYRANNY PAPERBACK AMAZON UK AMAZON US KINDLE AMAZON UK AMAZON US THE NINE DEATHS OF DR. VALENTINE PAPERBACK AMAZON UK AMAZON US KINDLE AMAZON UK … 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

New review and news – 17:06:2013

Mondays appear to come around far too quickly these days. Never mind, however, as we have a few words here about Stephen Volk’s Whitstable novella from the well-known and much respected critic Kim Newman, writing in the British Film Institute’s Sight & Sound magazine (July 2013 issue). Here’s the pull quote from the review: “Though a speculative … Continue reading

New review and news – 05:06:2013

Just a very quick post this morning, to tell you about the very latest review of Stephen Volk’s Whitstable which has just crossed the virtual Spectral Publishing desk – this one’s from Matthew Dent and has been posted to his A Man with a Blog blog. Not only does he have nice things to say about the … Continue reading

Another Spectral miscellany

SPECIAL OFFER! As a special treat to you all you lovely people out there, we’re offering the two Spectral Visions novellas we’ve recently published in paperback, The Respectable Face of Tyranny by Gary Fry and The Nine Deaths of Dr. Valentine, as a bundle at a bargain price of £9 (plus P+P). All you need do to … Continue reading

What Gets Left Behind: first thoughts

What Gets Left Behind by Mark West, the latest chapbook from Spectral Press, gets its first review, and it also continues the tradition of Jim McLeod being amongst the first to air his reviews on Spectral output. Mark’s tale is very much grounded in the everyday reality of a specific time and place, yet the … Continue reading

FantasyCon 2012: paperback offer

For those of you out there who are going to be at the event of the year in Brighton between the 28th and 30th of this month, there will be a special offer available to attendees on the paperback editions of Gary Fry’s The Respectable Face of Tyranny and John L. Probert’s The Nine Deaths of Dr. … Continue reading

The Nine Deaths of Dr. Valentine: the competition

We were thinking the other day that we hadn’t run a competition for a while so, in order to rectify this obviously heinous situation, we’ve decided that, since John L. Probert’s affectionately gruesome homage to the films of the late actor and horror icon Vincent Price, The Nine Deaths of Dr. Valentine, is due to be launched … Continue reading

The Respectable Face of Tyranny: the latest review

We haven’t posted a review of a Spectral publication for a while, so to rectify that let’s tell you about the latest one we’ve found on the internet – Dread Central’s review of Gary Fry’s The Respectable Face of Tyranny, the launch title in the Spectral Visions line of novellas. You can read their evaluation of … Continue reading

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