Some new reviews

A bleary, blustery Monday, so what better way to cheer ourselves up than to read about some new reviews? The first one is for Tim Lebbon’s latest novella, Still Life, which appears at tor.com and has been written by Niall Alexander. You can find out what he says by going here. Next up is Simon Bestwick’s … Continue reading

New reviews – 03:06:2013

The start of another week and so we bring you news of yet more reviews of Stephen Volk’s Whitstable.  Without further ado, here they are: First, Dread Central have given the novella a 5* (5 Knives?) review. The review’s by Pestilence and you can check that one out here. Then, Anthony Watson expresses his thoughts on his Dark Musings blog … Continue reading

News 01:02:2013

There are certain things that are guaranteed to bring big smiles to us here at Spectral Towers and we feature two such events here today. First up is a great review of David Tallerman’s The Way of the Leaves, which has appeared at the Wag the Fox review blog, written by the host himself,  Gef Fox. You can … Continue reading

13 Ghosts: This is Horror review

So, here we have it: the second review of The 13 Ghosts of Christmas, the first anthology in the annual series devoted to spookiness and supernatural goings-on during everyone’s favourite festive season. This one’s courtesy of This Is Horror magazine and has been written by Dan Howarth of that ilk. You can read the full write-up here. … Continue reading

This Is Horror take on What Gets Left Behind

As this will be the last post before the Spectral clan (all two of us) head off for the annual shindig that is FantasyCon, we shall leave you all on a high: the latest review of Mark West’s What Gets Left Behind, Volume VII in the acclaimed Spectral Press chapbook series. This one’s by horror writer … Continue reading

The Nine Deaths of Dr. Valentine: the first reviews

It’s that time again, when we send out review texts of another new Spectral publication and suffer sleepless nights* waiting anxiously for the write-ups to return. As you all know, the latest one is the new John Llewellyn Probert Spectral Visions novella, The Nine Deaths of Dr. Valentine, and we have been busy sending out … Continue reading

The Respectable Face of Tyranny & Rough Music: new reviews

Today, we have two new reviews to tell you about. Firstly, hot on the heels of the review Walt Hicks posted on his Hellbound Times blog recently (see yesterday’s entry) comes this new review of Gary Fry’s Spectral Visions novella. This time the write-up is courtesy of Jim McLeod of The Ginger Nuts of Horror blog fame, … Continue reading

Simon Kurt Unsworth’s Rough Music: the trailer

Once again, Mark West has produced a lovely video book-trailer to go with the latest Spectral chapbook, Simon Kurt Unsworth’s Rough Music, which is due to be launched upon the world at the end of February/beginning of March 2012. This one has, unfortunately, sold out already, but you can still get yourself a subscription (for … Continue reading

King Death at Twilight Ridge

As seems to be traditional around these parts, we’ll start the week with a review. This is the latest write-up on Paul Finch’s King Death, posted on Robert Morrish’s Twilight Ridge blog. To see what the Cemetery Dance columnist thinks about the most recent Spectral chapbook, please click here. Talking of King Death, as you … Continue reading

Spectral/This Is Horror short story competition: update

Just a very quick reminder to anyone wishing to enter this competition that you have just six days left in which to do so. For more details on how to submit your story, plus what it is that the winner will walk away with, then please hop over to the This Is Horror competition page … Continue reading

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