News 07:10:2014

First off, let’s start with an interview with Mark Morris, editor of The Spetral Book of Horror Stories: this one’s been conducted by Teodor Reljic and posted to Schlock Magazine – you can find that one HERE. On the same website you’ll also find a Spectral Press publisher spotlight, written by yours truly – that one’s right … Continue reading

News 07:08:2014

We have a great deal of news to report this morning, so without any more pre-amble: The latest episode, number 8, of Simon Bestwick’s Black Mountain serial, A Lake of Fire, is now available through Amazon. Once again we have to thank the brilliant Neil Williams for the superb cover (above), which we happen to think is one of … Continue reading

News 04:07:2014

A miscellany of bits and pieces here today, but the most important one is receiving an email from Reece Shearsmith (League of Gentlemen, Inside No. 9) about the Deluxe Edition of The Christmas Ghost Stories of Lawrence Gordon Clark. He didn’t need to say much, but what he did say was enough: “It really is beautiful – no … Continue reading

Black Mountain 7: The Master of the House now available

Episode 7 of Simon Bestwick’s Spectral serial Black Mountain, The Master of the House, is now available on Amazon,with artwork supplied once more by Neil Williams. 1988: The farmhouse called Blas Gwynedd, standing in the very shadow of Mynydd Du, is the last human habitation within the ‘Bala Triangle’, home to a teenage boy, his downtrodden mother … Continue reading

Black Mountain 6: The House by the Cemetery

Just a short blog today, later than anticipated, just because Der Blogmeister decided to have a lie-in (oh okay… he fell asleep while reading… ), to let you know that the sixth episode of Simon Bestwick’s Black Mountain serial, The House by the Cemetery, is now available for purchase on Amazon. Once again the cover artwork is by … Continue reading

Bits and pieces: News – 02:06:2014

NEW BOOKS FOR 2015 It is with immense please that we can announce the acquisition of two novellas from a duo of top class writers. First, we have Albion Fay from MARK MORRIS, a name which should be familiar to many. It tells the story of twins Angie and Frank, about a weekspent in an isolated … Continue reading

Dark Musings on Black Mountain

For the past five months, we’ve been releasing an electronic serialised novel called Black Mountain, by the inestimable Simon Bestwick and adorned with atmospheric cover artwork by Neil Williams. Today, we bring you the first review of the partwork as it hits its stride at nearly the halfway mark. The review is by Anthony Watson and … Continue reading

The Last of Russell Ware: Black Mountain episode 5

Now available from the Kindle store on Amazon, the latest installment of Simon Bestwick’s ongoing Spectral Press serial Black Mountain – The Last of Russell Ware. Once more it boasts an exquisite cover by Neil Williams (shown above). Buy your copy today by clicking on the following links: Amazon UK Amazon US “Author and journalist Russell Ware was … Continue reading

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

Black Mountain by Simon Bestwick

There’s a place, out in North Wales, where things have happened. Bad things, strange things. Dark things. At the heart of it there’s a mountain, and they call it Mynydd Du: Black Mountain. A long time ago, I knew a guy called Rob Markland. He was a writer. He was, I suppose, a friend. Last … Continue reading


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