Black Mountain 4: The Beast of Maes Carnedd available NOW!

For those who are following Simon Bestwick’s monthly serial Black Mountain, we’d like to inform you that episode 4, The Beast of Maes Carnedd, is available to buy from Amazon for the Kindle right now. ‘Maes Carnedd lies in ruins now. It’s more than a hundred years since the Welsh mining village, in the shadow of Mynydd … Continue reading

Home and Hearth by Angela Slatter: cover reveal

To start this new week, here’s something to entice you – the cover artwork (minus blurb) to the latest edition of Spectral Press’ chapbook line, Home and Hearth by award-winning Australian writer Angela Slatter. Once again, the cover has been designed by the extremely talented Neil Williams. Caroline’s son returns to home and hearth at last. She’s … Continue reading

Black Mountain Part One: The Red Key by Simon Bestwick

As a Christmas bonus and gift to all our customers and to those who have supported Spectral over the years, we are proud to present the first episode in an eleven part monthly serial, Black Mountain, by Simon Bestwick. This episode is just to whet your appetite: the following parts will be available on eBook only … Continue reading

Soul Masque: cover concept reveal

After taking a small break from working, we’re now back on track and ready to forge ahead. To celebrate, we’ve decided to go ahead and reveal Neil Williams’ beautiful cover concept (note: this is still a work in progress) for number 10 in the Spectral chapbook series, Terry Grimwood’s Soul Masque, which will be available next … Continue reading

The Way of the Leaves: cover reveal

Here it is – the cover to December’s chapbook, The Way of the Leaves by David Tallerman, the winner of the Spectral Press/This is Horror short story competition held earlier this year. The photo was taken by a very good friend of ours, Lyn Jenner, and once again the talents of the magnificent Neil Williams have … Continue reading

The 13 Ghosts of Christmas: the full wraparound cover

This morning Spectral Towers is completely fogbound – a fortuitously appropriate atmosphere in which, we deem, to reveal the eerily beautiful wraparound cover to The 13 Ghosts of Christmas anthology, due to be published this time next month. We think that the combination of Vincent Shaw-Morton’s and Neil Williams’ talents have created yet another winner here. … Continue reading

What Gets Left Behind: cover and video trailer

A beautiful Wednesday morning here in the UK, which means that we are getting our summer later in the year like we did in 2011. To add to the general feelgood factor we proudly present to you the cover, by the inestimable Neil Williams, of the latest Spectral chapbook, What Gets Left Behind by Mark West … Continue reading

The Nine Deaths of Dr. Valentine: the final cover!

So, feast your eyes on the graphic gorgeosity of the cover to the limited hardback of John L. Probert’s Spectral Visions novella above (is gorgeosity a real word?Well, if it isn’t, we don’t care, because it fits absolutely perfectly with what we think of the image…), courtesy of the brilliant JD Busch with graphics and … Continue reading

The Eyes of Water cover art: full wraparound

After unveiling the front cover artwork to Alison Littlewood’s chapbook The Eyes of Water last week, we now very proudly reveal to you the whole wraparound cover to it. Once again, the mighty Neil Williams has created the perfect visual encapsulation of the story contained within and we couldn’t have wished for anything better. Hope you … Continue reading

The Eyes of Water by Alison Littlewood: cover concept

Once more it’s time to reveal the cover concept artwork for a forthcoming publication, namely Volume VI in the ever-popular chapbook series of short stories from some of the finest contemporary genre authors. This time it’s the turn of Alison Littlewood, author of A Cold Season, her debut novel, which topped several bestseller lists and was … Continue reading

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