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Over the years I’ve found myself naturally drawn to the menacingly foggy, twilight-basked and torpor-mist soaked pages of Victorian-era supernatural literature. That’s the stuff both penned during the period, and also that set in the timeframe but written outside of it. Like a cartoon bear to a unguarded picnic basket, there’s an atavistic pull toward such fictional climes for this horror reader. There’s good reason for this. Some of the strongest works of dread and gothic fiction came spilling out…

We enter the closing part of our editorial and publisher-focussed triple-bill here at Spooky Reads with an interview with industry-revered Jo Fletcher of Quercus Imprint Jo Fletcher Books. Having built an awe inspiring list of authors whilst at Gollancz, Jo’s move to Quercus and her own imprint earlier this year marked the start of an exciting time, for her readers as much as herself. Immediately out of the stalls with a strong offering, a solid-collection from horror-genre veteran Stephen Jones…