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

30:07:2014 – Nicholas Royle mini-interview and Whitstable review

Angela Slatter continues her series of mini-interviews with contributors to The Spectral Book of Horror Stories with Nicholas Royle, writer, editor, teacher and anthologist, who contributed the story This Video Does Not Exist. Click the link HERE to read what he has to say. This is going to be a major publication for this year, so please … Continue reading

News 23:07:2014 – Stephen Volk mini-interview

Today we bring you another in Angela Slatter’s series of mini-interview with authors who have a story in The Spectral Book of Horror Stories. It’s the turn of Stephen Volk, screenwriter of such films as Ken Russell’s Gothic, William Friedkin’s The Guardian, BBC TV’s notorious Ghostwatch docu-drama and the ITV drama Afterlife, as well as the author of Spectral … Continue reading

15:07:2014 – a little teaser…

So, because we’re such generous sorts here at Chateau Spectrale, here’s a little cover art teaser by Ben Baldwin for a book which will be published in March/April next year… enjoy! =D

News 14:07:2014

First up, notice of a series of interviews with contributors to The Spectral Book of Horror Stories being conducted by award-winning writer and naturally fabulous Australian Angela Slatter, and posted to her blog. The first one, of course, hones in on Mark Morris, the editor of this esteemed volume and is essential reading (as will all the … 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

BIG NEWS – 09/05/2014

It’s a warm sunny day here at Chateau Spectrale and, to make it even sunnier, it gives us immense pleasure to be able to announce some really BIG news: Stephen Volk’s highly-acclaimed novella Whitstable, released to coincide with the centenary of Peter Cushing’s birthday last year on 26th May, has been nominated for a British Fantasy Award … 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

Whitstable news

It is with great pleasure that we can announce that Stephen Volk’s Spectral novella Whitstable will be reprinted in this year’s The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror anthology, edited by the esteemed Stephen Jones. This is quite a coup, as this will be the longest piece of fiction Stephen has chosen for the anthology ever, so … Continue reading

And still they keep coming…

Even after nine months Stephen Volk’s novella Whitstable was first published it’s still bringing in reviews, and here’s another one which we received a few days ago via Facebook. This one has been written by Paul Magrs and is featured on his Life on Magrs blog and to read what he had to say about it then … Continue reading

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