HUGE news today from Lividian Publications! Check the links below for more information!

Robert McCammon: Smile or Frown?

Lividian Publications: Major Robert McCammon News: 2022 is the Year of Matthew Corbett!

For full details, check the two links above!

The great news is that Lividian is not only releasing The King of Shadows in December 2022, in the months before that, they will release trade paperback editions of the books, beginning with Mister Slaughter in July. The release schedule is:

The King of Shadows (Limited Edition) — June 2022 (depending on slipcase production)
Mister Slaughter (trade paperback) — July 19, 2022
The Providence Rider (trade paperback) — August 23, 2022
The River of Souls (trade paperback) — September 20, 2022
Freedom of the Mask (trade paperback) — October 18, 2022
Cardinal Black (trade paperback) — November 15, 2022
The King of Shadows (deluxe trade hardcover) — December 6, 2022

 

On December 1, 2020, Australian audio publisher Bolinda Publishing will release Robert McCammon’s Mister Slaughter, complete and unabridged, as a 2-disc MP3 CD set and a 16-disc Audio CD set. The recording is the Audible production narrated by Edoardo Ballerini. Bolinda previously released the audio productions of Speaks the Nightbird (MP3 CD), The Queen of Bedlam (MP3 CD), and Freedom of the Mask (Audio CD and MP3 CD).

The sets can be ordered from Amazon AU (MP3 CD / Audio CD). They can also be ordered from Book Depository in the UK, with free worldwide shipping (MP3 CD / Audio CD).

 

Subterranean Press has reprinted their trade hardcover edition of Mister Slaughter. You can now order a fifth-printing copy from their website:

Mister Slaughter (5th printing) at Subterranean Press

Mister Slaughter is the third book in the acclaimed Matthew Corbett series by Robert McCammon. From the Subterranean Press website:

The world of Colonial America comes vibrantly to life in this masterful new historical thriller by Robert McCammon. The latest entry in the popular Matthew Corbett series, which began with Speaks the Nightbird and continued in The Queen of BedlamMister Slaughter opens in the emerging metropolis of New York City in 1702, and proceeds to take both Matthew and the reader on an unforgettable journey of horror, violence, and personal discovery.

The journey begins when Matthew, now an apprentice “problem solver” for the London-based Herrald Agency, accepts an unusual and hazardous commission. Together with his colleague, Hudson Greathouse, he agrees to escort the notorious mass murderer Tyranthus Slaughter from an asylum outside Philadelphia to the docks of New York. Along the way, Slaughter makes his captors a surprising–and extremely tempting–offer. Their response to this offer will alter the course of the novel, setting in motion a series of astonishing, ultimately catastrophic events.

Mister Slaughter is at once a classic portrait of an archetypal serial killer and an exquisitely detailed account of a fledgling nation still in the process of inventing itself. Suspenseful, illuminating, never less than compulsively readable, it is, by any measure, an extraordinary achievement, the largest accomplishment to date from one of our most gifted–and necessary–writers.

In May, we announced that Crossroad Press is publishing ebook editions of several Robert McCammon novels in the UK, Europe, and other regions not controlled by the U.S. Until now, all of the books published by Subterranean Press have only been available in ebook form in the U.S. and Canada.

The Queen of Bedlam was released to those markets in May, and Mister Slaughter and The Hunter from the Woodswere released in early July.

Now The Providence Rider joins them! Coming soon: The River of Souls.

The Providence Rider:

Mister Slaughter:

Subterranean Press has posted the following:

Robert McCammon Ebooks for only $1.99. Second Mister Slaughter by Robert McCammonPrinting of The River of Souls hardcover only $14.95

 

To celebrate the print and ebook release of Robert McCammon’s newest Matthew Corbett historical thriller, The River of Souls (hardcover, ebook), we’ve lowered the price to the previous Matthew Corbett ebooks to only $1.99 each. Start with the dark theatrics of Mister Slaughter and work your way through the adventure that is The Providence Rider.

Back on the print end of things, The River of Souls first printing is nearly sold out, so we’ve gone back to press for a second printing. For the moment, copies of the latter are only $14.95 apiece if ordered direct from us.

And:

Only 50 copies of Robert McCammon’s The River of Souls Remain

The River of Souls by Robert McCammon

Low Stock Alert

The trade hardcover of Robert McCammon’s The River of Souls is now 99.9% Sold Out. If snagging a first edition is a priority, you might want to snag a copy ASAP, either from us or your preferred source.

We have ordered a second printing of the hardcover, which we’re discounting for the next two days to only $14.95 plus shipping (which is $10 off the regular price). Thanks to everyone for helping make The River of Souls a quick-building success.

 

An audio tribute from Robert McCammon:

I came across this while going through some old files. I did it when I was putting Mister Slaughter together, as a kind of “tribute” to the British horror actor Tod Slaughter, who was of course the influence for that whole book.Todsweeny