NEWSFLASH – Dr. Valentine: the Video

Our Autumn sale was due to start today, but we’ve delayed it for 24 hours so we could bring you this special report from Bristol, the city in which the infamous Dr. Valentine committed some of his nine notorious murders two years ago. It appears the man is on the loose again, this time targeting … Continue reading

The Hammer of Dr. Valentine: news

Remember we talked about the sequel to John Llewellyn Probert’s award-winning The Nine Deaths of Dr. Valentine earlier this year? Well, due to unforeseen circumstances we were unable to publish it on its original date, but now it’s back on track and is due within the next six weeks-two months or so. So, without further ado, may … Continue reading

22:08:2014 – mini-interview and news

It’s Friday, the one day everybody agrees is the best day of the week, because the weekend is here! It also means that it’s time for another one of Angela Slatter’s mini-interviews of contributors to The Spectral Book of Horror Stories, and today she talks to herself about her story The October Widow. You can read it … Continue reading

And the first review is in…

…of The Spectral Book of Horror Stories – it’s from Gary Fry, writer (Abolisher of Roses, The Respectable Face of Tyranny), droll wit, and publisher, and it’s been uploaded to his official blog. If you’re dying to know what the anthology’s like before buying then all you need do is click on this link HERE. This is going to … Continue reading

Spectral Book of Horror Stories: cover reveal

So this is the moment you have all been waiting for: Mark Morris and Spectral Press are proud to present Vincent Chong’s artwork for the first volume in The Spectral Book of Horror Stories annual anthology series. Without further ado, here it is in all its technicolour glory! We think the image perfectly captures the essence of its … Continue reading

The Spectral Book of Horror Stories: Official press release

SPECTRAL PRESS – FORTHCOMING PUBLICATION Press release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Announcing a Brand New Annual Anthology! THE SPECTRAL BOOK OF HORROR STORIES Release date: September 2014 Published by Spectral Press, edited by acclaimed, award-winning novelist Mark Morris (Toady, Stitch, The Immaculate, Fiddleback and the forthcoming Obsidian Heart trilogy) and inspired by the Pan and Fontana … Continue reading

The Spectral Book of Horror Stories: Table of Contents

We normally wouldn’t post two blogs in a day, but we were so excited when we received email confirmation of who was going to appear in the very first volume of what is hoped to be an annual publication, The Spectral Book of Horror Stories (edited by Mark Morris), we just couldn’t help ourselves. So … Continue reading

A Spectral Miscellany 24:02:2014

Today, we would just like to remind people that Spectral is not just about The Christmas Ghost Stories of Lawrence Gordon Clark, and that we have other goodies on offer. See below for a wholesome raft of books available NOW! STILL LIFE by Tim Lebbon (Spectral Visions IV) Jenni’s husband was part of the Road of Souls––his … Continue reading

Ghosts and Still Life: the back cover blurbs

This is the moment you’ve all been waiting for – below are the respective blurbs for Paul Kane’s Ghosts collection of supernatural short stories and Tim Lebbon’s novella Still Life, both of which are due to be launched at this year’s World Fantasy Convention (31st October – November 3rd 2013, Hilton Brighton Metropole, Brighton, UK). Pre-order buttons … Continue reading

Pre-orders: Still Life novella by Tim Lebbon & Ghosts collection by Paul Kane

A little later than planned, due to internet issues, here’s today’s blog: At the end of October/beginning of November, Spectral will be launching two books by top-class writers, Still Life by Tim Lebbon and Ghosts by Paul Kane (cover artwork by Edward Miller shown above). They will be officially launched at World Fantasy Con in Brighton, but you … Continue reading

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