ANNOUNCEMENT: The Christmas Ghost Stories of Lawrence Gordon Clark

Due to a printers error (a software issue in converting PC files to Mac) several pages of the Unsigned Edition of The Christmas Ghost Stories of Lawrence Gordon Clark have been printed in the wrong order. The whole run of the book will be reprinted and free replacement copies will be sent to those customers who … Continue reading

News: Theatrum Mundi logo and deliveries

First off, here are the front/back/title page and spine logos for the new Theatrum Mundi imprint from Spectral Press, designed by John Oakey, who will be responsible for all design matters for the entire line. We think it nicely represents the ethos behind the imprint, both in terms of the presentation and the range of stories we … Continue reading

It’s Hammer time!*

*Apologies, but we just couldn’t resist…. Remember yesterday we mentioned that there was a sequel to the award-winning novella The Nine Deaths of Dr. Valentine in the works? Well, John Llewellyn Probert, the mastermind behind the deadly and dastardly doctor, has been writing furiously for the last few months (in between cackling maniacally and laughing heartily), as … 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

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

The Christmas Ghost Stories of Lawrence Gordon Clark: an update

Customers who have ordered the unsigned hardback edition of this book will be pleased to know that it is being sent off to be printed this morning. The delay is entirely due to the relocation of Spectral Headquarters – we’re still battling boxes here at Château Spectrale and they appear to be never-ending! Rest assured … Continue reading

News and reviews 14:01:2014

It’s a beautifully sunny but frosty morning here in the grounds of Château Spectrale, and we will celebrate by telling you of some recent reviews which have come our way: First, we have a write-up of our two latest books, Tim Lebbon’s Still Life novella and Paul Kane’s Ghosts collection – this one appears on Anthony Watson’s Dark … Continue reading

News and Reviews 08:01:2014

NEWS First off, Happy New Year to everyone out there! Hope 2014 will be a great year for all of you! Secondly, Spectral moved domiciles over the last weekend – so we kindly ask you to bear with us while we get things organised at this end. We are still surrounded by stacks of boxes … Continue reading

And the winner is…

We haven’t been doing much on this here blog, due mostly to the pre-World Fantasy Con frenzy of getting everything ready for it, plus a heavy editing workload and the fact that Spectral Towers is being relocated. However, this is one piece of news that just won’t sit still and cooperate until we tell it … Continue reading

The Christmas Ghost Stories of Lawrence Gordon Clark: an update

This update on the forthcoming book on Lawrence Gordon Clark’s series of dramas A Ghost Story for Christmas, broadcast during the seventies on the BBC, brings some exciting news. If any of you remember that we had yet to announce who was going to write the Foreword to the book well, now we can actually … Continue reading


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