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Gothic & Fantasy


Agents & Spies Short Stories

Daring tales of kidnap and rescue, assassination and revenge, the politics of death and espionage, these are the themes of this latest volatile concoction of classic and new writing. The days of empire and traditional war have been replaced by cyber warfare but the subtle, lethal methods of agents and spies remain the same.
ISBN: 9781786645579
Series: Gothic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Bronte Sisters Deluxe Edition (Jane Eyre; The Tenant of Wildfell Hall)

Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre is the quintessential romantic novel, a love story regarded as one of the greatest in the English language. Anne’s The Tenant of Wildfell Hall is a worthy companion, a restless tale of romantic denial that grips readers' attention in this beautiful, double foiled, deluxe edition.
ISBN: 9781786645494
Series: Romantic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Bronte Sisters Deluxe Edition (Wuthering Heights; Villette)

A sumptuous, double foiled, deluxe edition combining Emily Bronte’s tale of tortured romance, Wuthering Heights, with her sister Charlotte’s neglected masterpiece Villette, a passionate narrative of repressed and unrequited love.
ISBN: 9781786645500
Series: Romantic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Chilling Ghost Short Stories

A deluxe edition with a chilling selection of original and classic short stories. The new tales, many of them published here for the first time, bring a modern twist to the outstanding mix of intrigue that lurks in the furtive imagination of E.F. Benson, Henry James, Wilkie Collins, Washington Irving , Edith Wharton, Oscar Wilde and so many more.
ISBN: 9781783613755
Series: Gothic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Chilling Horror Short Stories

A deluxe edition of original and classic short stories, packed with monsters, vampires and the weird. Tales of shadows and voices in the dark from the likes of H.P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allan Poe, Mary Shelley, Nathaniel Hawthorne and William Hope Hodgson are cast with previously unpublished stories by some of the best writers of horror today.
ISBN: 9781783613748
Series: Gothic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Crime & Mystery Short Stories

Following the great success of 2015's Gothic Fantasy, deluxe edition short story compilations, Ghosts, Horror and Science Fiction, this latest in the series is packed with detectives, mystery and murder, from classic authors and exciting budding contemporary writers.
ISBN: 9781783619887
Series: Gothic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Cthulhu

First brought to life by master of horror H.P. Lovecraft, Cthulhu is an iconic figure that has inspired imagination and terrified generations. In this exciting new book, punchy text describes how fantasy art, literature, movies and even games have been influenced by the power of Cthulhu, accompanied by powerfully atmospheric artworks.  
ISBN: 9781783612185
Series: Gothic Dreams
10,000 words - 60 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£9.99

Cult Horror

From demons and supernatural chills, through psychos and slashers, to body horror, monsters, zombies and vampires, Cult Horror discusses the curious, hilarious and grisly films that have been awarded the 'cult' badge over the years, alongside iconic and moody film stills and posters.
ISBN: 9781783611232
Series: Gothic Dreams
10,000 words - 60 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£9.99

Dracula

A gripping gothic tale from the majestic Bram Stoker, which led to the birth of a legend and stoked the fertile imagination of film-makers, artists and novelists. When Jonathan Harker visits the remote Transylvanian castle of Count Dracula, little does he know that he will become a captive of the undead!
ISBN: 9780857754653
Series: Gothic Fiction
3 illustrations - 384 pages - Paperback / softback - B-format
£7.99
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Dragon Art

A survey of contemporary fantasy artwork, specifically of dragons - that popular of fantasy creatures. It features a 'Masters of Dragon Art' section that includes such favourites as Don Maitz and Bob Eggleton. It includes a discussion of dragons and fantasy art, alongside a selection of the best work out there at the moment.
ISBN: 9781847863003
Series: Inspirations & Techniques
30,000 words - 170 illustrations - 200 pages - Hardback
£20.00
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Dystopia

We have an obsession with broken societies set in futuristic worlds, curious but terrifying new technologies and post-apocalyptic dusty wastelands where survivors grow more desperate every day. Dystopian themes are becoming ever more popular and this is the book to show the art, fiction and movies.
ISBN: 9781783613212
Series: Gothic Dreams
10,000 words - 60 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback - PLC with foiled cover
£9.99

Dystopia Utopia Short Stories

Following the great success of 2015's Gothic Fantasy, deluxe edition short story compilations, Ghosts, Horror and Science Fiction, this latest in the series is packed with tales set in bleak and paradisiacal worlds of boundless imagination from classic authors and exciting budding contemporary writers.
ISBN: 9781783619986
Series: Gothic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Edgar Allan Poe Short Stories

One of the greatest writers of the gothic fantastic, Poe’s dark, masterful stories inspired a generation of writers. With his macabre twists of fate and fascination with science and invention his work led to the detective stories of Sherlock Holmes, the weird horror of H.P. Lovecraft and the grim, tortured tales of Stephen King.
ISBN: 9781786645456
Series: Gothic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Fairy Art

The Victorian era saw a flowering of fairy paintings as British artists in particular rejected the classical and ancient Greek subjects in favour of a deeper, closer source of inspiration in the countryside, the hedgerows and the meadows of the nineteenth-century British landscape. This book celebrates the fine art of Fairy painting.
ISBN: 9781844513277
Series: Masterworks
30,000 words - 170 illustrations - 200 pages - Hardback
£20.00
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Fantasy Art: Warriors and Heroes

'Warriors & Heroes' is a stunning display of contemporary fantasy art, a complement to its bestselling predecessor, 'Dragon Art'. The 'Masters & Origins' section discusses influences such as Roy G. Krenkel, the Hildebrandt Brothers and Frazetta, and is then followed by a large selection of the best of the current crop of fantasy artists.
ISBN: 9780857758095
Series: Inspirations & Techniques
39,000 words - 170 illustrations - 192 pages - Hardback - Illustrated Throughout
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Frankenstein

A powerful masterpiece from the gothic pen of Mary Shelley. Victor Frankenstein is a man of science obsessed with the idea of creating life. However on achieving his patchwork miracle of human flesh, Frankenstein finds himself horrified by his repulsive creation. With a new biography and a detailed new Glossary.
ISBN: 9780857754646
Series: Gothic Fiction
3 illustrations - 224 pages - Paperback / softback
£6.99
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Gothic Art

Gothic Art is a powerful new illustrated book, packed with inimate portraits of lonely vampires, winsome witches and stunning eerie visions. With digital and traditional paintings and photo art, and a fascinating discussion of the gothic, this is a must-have read for anyone interested in the slightly darker, anarchic side of art.
ISBN: 9780857759948
Series: Inspirations & Techniques
29,000 words - 170 illustrations - 192 pages - Hardback - Illustrated Throughout
£20.00
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H.G. Wells Short Stories

H.G. Wells, one of the founding fathers of science fiction created a rich universe of short stories, many of which are collected here in this special deluxe edition. The Star, The Time Machine and A Dream of Armageddon are amongst the many gems which make this a fitting companion to the other titles in our bestselling Gothic Fantasy series.
ISBN: 9781786644640
Series: Gothic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Heroic Fantasy Short Stories

Somewhere between epic history, sword and sorcery and Tolkien-esque fantasy exists a thick vein of storytelling that would make Robert E Howard and H.G. Wells proud. We present a compilation of savage swordplay, and high magic, of daring deeds and gaudy battles, in a blazing mix of classic and brand new writing from terrific modern authors.
ISBN: 9781786644626
Series: Gothic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Jane Austen Deluxe Edition (Pride & Prejudice; Emma)

Coinciding with Jane Austen’s 200th anniversary year, Emma is a wonderful companion to the celebrated literary romance Pride & Prejudice, offering a book both to enjoy and admire.
ISBN: 9781786645326
Series: Romantic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Jane Austen Deluxe Edition (Sense & Sensibility; Mansfield Park)

A beautiful new book in our deluxe series of romantic reads brings together two of Jane Austen’s most popular novels. Sense & Sensibility is much celebrated for its subtle irony, while the powerful and entertaining Mansfield Park has a harder edge but is no less lacking in undermining its main characters.
ISBN: 9781786645333
Series: Romantic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Lost Worlds Short Stories

Following the great success of our Gothic Fantasy, deluxe edition short story compilations, including Chilling Ghosts, Murder Mayhem and Crime & Mystery this latest title is packed with dark valleys, high mountain passes, dinosaurs and dark creations. Contains a fabulous mix of classic authors, and brand new writing from the fresh talent of today.
ISBN: 9781786641816
Series: Gothic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Lovecraft Short Stories

H.P. Lovecraft was the inventor of cosmic horror, of weird fiction and the Cthulhu mythology. His stories found purchase in the fertile earth of pulp fiction where he inspired many other writers from Robert E. Howard to Clark Ashton Smith. This is a companion volume to our hugely successful Gothic Fantasy series of classic and modern writers.
ISBN: 9781786644657
Series: Gothic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Murder Mayhem Short Stories

Following the great success of 2015's Gothic Fantasy, deluxe edition short story compilations, Ghosts, Horror and Science Fiction, this latest in the series is packed with hard-boiled detectives, monsters, psychopaths and a high body count, from classic authors and budding contemporary writers.
ISBN: 9781783619870
Series: Gothic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Pirates & Ghosts Short Stories

A powerful new addition to the bestselling Gothic Fantasy series of new writing and classic stories. With tales of pirates, deathly fogs and ferocious rocks, these dark tales of the haunted mind, trapped like ghosts at sea, are sure to entertain and enthrall.
ISBN: 9781786645562
Series: Gothic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Science Fiction Short Stories

A deluxe edition of super-charged, original and classic short stories. Dystopia, Post-Apocalypse, time travel, robots and more this brilliant collection brings together the best of today's writers with an eclectic range of sf masters including H. Rider Haggard, Stanley G. Weinbaum, Philip Frances Nowlan, Edward Page Mitchell and Jack London.
ISBN: 9781783616503
Series: Gothic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Sherlock Holmes Short Stories

Inspiring a long line of detective stories and Whodunnits, Conan Doyle’s enigmatic anti-hero Sherlock Holmes is a constant feature on TV and movie screens, with new audio and radio shows joining the frenzy. The Holmes tales have earned their place amongst the most influential of popular fantasy, crime and gothic stories.
ISBN: 9781786645449
Series: Gothic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Steampunk

Imagine a world where steam is the main source of power, but the attitudes are distinctly futuristic – the romance of the past meets the technology of the future. Steampunk is a subculture on the rise and this is the book to show the art, the movies and the fashion.
ISBN: 9781783611225
Series: Gothic Dreams
10,000 words - 60 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£9.99

Supernatural Horror Short Stories

Another dark tome of terror to follow in the footsteps of our wildly successful Gothic Fantasy, deluxe edition short story compilations, Ghosts, Horror, Science Fiction, Murder Mayhem and Crime & Mystery. Contains a fabulous mix of classic and brand new writing, with budding new authors from around the world.
ISBN: 9781786641823
Series: Gothic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Swords & Steam Short Stories

Following the great success of 2015's Gothic Fantasy, deluxe edition short story compilations, Ghosts, Horror and Science Fiction, this latest in the series is packed with swashbuckling, steam-punk and alt-history adventures, from classic authors and exciting budding contemporary writers.
ISBN: 9781783619979
Series: Gothic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Tales of King Arthur & The Knights of the Round Table

An essential collection of chivalric romance, swordplay, wizardry and brutal feats of courage Malory’s 15th century Morte d’Arthur is one of the world’s greatest pieces of myth-making. This selected edition features many of Aubrey Beardsley’s classic illustrations.
ISBN: 9781786645517
Series: Gothic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

The Astounding Illustrated History of Science Fiction

A truly astonishing, illustrated history of Science fiction, covering fantasy, and horror, with forays into crime, mystery and the gothic. From Frankenstein to Pulp Magazines, Twilight Zone to Stranger Things the book charts the incredible story of Sci-Fi through timelines, illustrations, movie posters and stills. Online links and free texts.
ISBN: 9781786645272
Series: Inspirations & Techniques
39,000 words - 170 illustrations - 192 pages - Hardback - Illustrated Throughout
£20.00

The Invisible Man

A fantastic masterpiece of mystery and science fiction. The mysterious recluse Mr Griffin wanders into town, keeping his whole body hidden and shutting himself away with his scientific equipment. So begins another incredible tour de force by the master of science fiction H.G. Wells.
ISBN: 9780857754219
Series: Gothic Fiction
3 illustrations - 160 pages - Paperback / softback
£6.99
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The Lair of the White Worm

A masterpiece of horror from the creator of Dracula. Bram Stoker stamps his powerful influence on this grisly horror of sinister proportions. When Adam Salton moves to his uncle’s estate in England hefinds himself embroiled in a terrifying mystery. In a fight to stay alive, Adam must seek out help to discover the horrifying truth.
ISBN: 9780857756770
Series: Gothic Fiction
3 illustrations - 192 pages - Paperback / softback
£6.99
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The Magical History of Unicorns

The world of artist Josephine Wall is fantastical and enchanting, full of fairies, goddesses, angels and nature spirits. Enjoy some of her most beautiful artworks, alongside engaging text on her life, work and artistic influences as well as the mythic influences, including Northern European, Native American, African and Aboriginal folklore.  
ISBN: 9781786645319
Series: Gothic Dreams
10,000 words - 65 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback - PLC with foil
£9.99

The Return

Arthur Lawford is meandering through a graveyard in a melancholy mood, brooding on his current illness, until he falls asleep against the tomb of suicide victim Nicholas Sabathier. A psychologically thrilling tale of the occult from Walter de la Mare’s masterful imagination. With a new biography and a detailed new glossary.
ISBN: 9780857756695
Series: Gothic Fiction
3 illustrations - 224 pages - Paperback / softback
£6.99
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The Undying Monster

With a vengeful werewolf and a dark family secret this is an early horror original crawling with supernatural suspense. An unknown monster lurking in the misty pine forests has plagued the Hammands for as long as they can remember, and when Oliver is savagely attacked, his sister acts in desperation to save him from madness or death.
ISBN: 9780857756787
Series: Gothic Fiction
3 illustrations - 224 pages - Paperback / softback
£6.99
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The War of the Worlds

Cylinders land on earth and the invaders, from Mars, vaporize the people of Earth. Houses and cities are soon destroyed in a spiral of violence, creating civil panic and mass evacuations before a foul black smoke is released by the aggressive alien force. H.G. Wells' classic tale of invasion is a great adventure story by a master storyteller.
ISBN: 9780857754202
Series: Gothic Fiction
3 illustrations - 192 pages - Paperback / softback
£6.99
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Time Travel Short Stories

From H.G.Wells, Jules Verne and Edward Page Mitchell stories of travelling back and forth in time have brought us ancient and future civilisations, terrifying visions and cautionary tales. Our successful Gothic and Fantasy deluxe edition short story series brings you a constellation of classic and new writing with authors from around the world.
ISBN: 9781786644633
Series: Gothic Fantasy
280,000 words - 25 illustrations - 480 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00

Vampires

The launch of Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight books and the blockbuster movies brought a storm of interest in the gothic to the willing minds of an entire generation of young adults. The lure of the forbidden, romantic imagination is boldy brought to life in this beautiful new book.
ISBN: 9780857759924
Series: Gothic Dreams
10,000 words - 60 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£9.99
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Zombies

Zombies continue to fascinate with major film releases World War Z and television series 'The Walking Dead' and 'In The Flesh'. This exciting book celebrates the rise of the zombie in media and culture, alongside an eye-grabbing selection of artworks.
ISBN: 9780857759931
Series: Gothic Dreams
10,000 words - 60 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£9.99
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