Christmas, as everyone worth their salt knows, is a time for ghost stories. Dickens thought so, and who is going to argue with him! No-one enjoyed this tradition more than Hugh Lamb. The highlight of his Christmases during the 70’s was A Ghost Story for Christmas, the BBC’s series of short films adapted from famous…
Read more »

Happy Halloween! To celebrate all things supernatural, we are delighted to announce the release of this new edition of Victorian Tales of Terror. Out of print for 43 years, Hugh Lamb’s third anthology now comes with the addition of an extra story, originally planned for the first edition, as well as a new introduction. In…
Read more »

Victorian Tales of Terror was Hugh Lamb’s third Anthology. First published in 1974 by W. H. Allen, then in 1975 by Taplinger, and finally in 1976 by Coronet, this classic collection is now being republished in a brand new edition. The stories will appear in the same order as they originally appeared, together with Hugh’s…
Read more »

It was a small gathering, but the group of family and colleagues that came together to celebrate the life and work of Hugh Lamb enjoyed a night of warmth, laughter and common affection for the late anthologist. Fellow writers and anthologists Mike Ashley, Steve Jones and Mick Sims, publishers Jo Fletcher and David Brawn, Hugh’s…
Read more »