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Spectral Book of Horror Stories: Angela Slatter’s The October Widow

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Yes, the tiara helps me write

In which I talk to myself, quite legitimately, so the Men in White Coats cannot take me away – although my Significant Other is giving me some strange sideways looks. My Spectral Book of Horror tale is
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Spectral Book of Horror Stories: Alison Moore’s Eastmouth

alisonmooreThe fact that Alison Moore’s The Lighthouse was shortlisted for the Man Booker should tell you all you need to know about the quality of her work – but I just can’t resist adding a quote from Black Static’s Peter Tennant about
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Spectral Book of Horror Stories: Reggie Oliver’s The Book and the Ring

r4eggieLeading off this week’s Spectral Book of Horror Stories posts is the superbly talented Mr Reggie Oliver, playwright, author, biographer, actor and director. His Tartarus collection Mrs Midnight won the Dracula Society’s Children of the Night Award, and was a finalist for
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Spectral Book of Horror Stories: Tom Fletcher’s Slape

TomTom Fletcher is the author of the novels  The Leaping, The Thing on the Shore, and The Ravenclass (all from the lovely Jo Fletcher Books), as well as a host of short stories, including “Slape” from the Mark Morris edited Spectral Book
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Spectral Book of Horror Stories: Steve Rasnic Tem’s The Night Doctor

srtAs a younger reader (back when dinosaurs walked the earth) I got my first taste of Steve Rasnic Tem’s fiction in the Giant Book of Vampires (edited by Steve Jones). The story was the slowly creeping “Vintage Domestic”, a tale that
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Spectral Book of Horror Stories: Alison Littlewood’s The Dog’s Home

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Alison Littlewood is the author of the thoroughly unsettling A Cold Season, The Path of Needles, and The Unquiet House – it’s therefore entirely appropriate for her to be in The Spectral Book of Horror Stories! She’s been kind enough to answer
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Cover Story: The Spectral Book of Horror Stories

sh editor topOver at his website, artist Vincent Chong talks about the inspiration and process behind the cover for the upcoming Spectral Book of Horror Stories from Spectral Press, edited by Mark Morris.

Go here for the scoop.

 

Cover reveal: The Spectral Book of Horror Stories

And Vincent Chong has outdone himself yet again for The Spectral Book of Horror Stories.

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Spectral Book of Horror Stories: John Llewellyn Probert’s The Life Inspector

JLPHomePagePic2AtomicGrand Master of Melodramatic Horror Mayhem, John Llewellyn Probert, (The Nine Deaths of Dr Valentine is well worth the read) is one of the Spectral Book of Horror Stories authors and kindly answers some questions for us.

1. Can you remember
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