Last updated July 11, 2016. The icon represents an update within the last month. Please be sure to check this entire page because we list Trade and Limited Editions, Lettered Editions, Other Items, and Books From Other Publishers in their own categories to make it easier to find what you're looking for.
Lonely Road Books updates appear on their website on the News page, so that is the place to look for The Vampyricon Trilogy, The Fall, or The William Peter Blatty Screenplay Collection.
If we're missing an update you're looking for, or if you have any questions, please email Brian Freeman and he'll help you out. Thanks!
Trade and Limited Editions:
A Collector's Guide to Dean Koontz by Michael Sauers:
Dean Koontz hopes to be able to write his afterword for this project in the spring, and then we'll set a firm publication date and begin accepting preorders again.
The Best of Shivers edited by Richard Chizmar:
Richard Chizmar has finished the Table of Contents for this title and we think it might very well be the most powerful line-up he has ever assembled for an anthology. See the product page for details.
Better Weird: A Tribute to David B. Silva edited by Richard Chizmar, Brian James Freeman, and Paul F. Olson
This book has been sent to the printer and should be ready to ship in August.
The Damnation Game by Clive Barker:
Clive Barker has signed the signature sheets and the book is under going one final proofread. We're aiming to send everything to the printer in September. Thank you for your patience while we dealt with the file demons that chewed up our production schedule for this one!
Detours edited by Brian James Freeman:
The proofers are taking one more look at this one and the signature sheets have ONE more signer to go, and then this one will be sent to the printer!
Mr. Darkness by Douglas Clegg:
We hope to have news to share about this book soon.
October Dreams II edited by Richard Chizmar and Robert Morrish:
This title has been sent to the printer and we expect the finished books in September. Please note, though, that it'll take an additional 12 to 14 weeks for the slipcases to be produced after the books are finished, so we're looking at a January 2017 publication date.
10/31: The Butcher's Story by Norman Partridge (Four Days of Halloween promotion, formally called Oktober Shadows):
The author is working on the manuscript an has completed nearly 15,000 words so far.
Shocklines: Fresh Voices In Terror edited by Richard Chizmar & Matt Schwartz:
The signature sheets are now with the very last author who needs to sign and then this one will be sent to the printer.
Small World by Tabitha King:
This book has been sent to the printer and we expect to publish it in late September 2016.
The Shining by Stephen King:
This title will be headed to the printer in June for publication in October.
The Summoning by Bentley Little:
This book is in production and will be published in 2016.
Turn Down the Lights edited by Richard Chizmar:
We've received the final piece of artwork for the signed editions and the signature sheets are on the way back to us! (As we mentioned in previous updates, the original signature sheets went missing in California, so we had to start the process over, which cost us nearly two years of production time!) We're preparing everything for the printer, and should be sending this one with the September batch of books. Thank you for your patience!
Vacation by Matthew J. Costello:
This book is at the printer and should be ready to ship in August.
Waiting by Rick Hautala (Cemetery Dance Book Club #4):
The artwork is in the works, the signature sheets have been signed, and the book is being proofread.
We're All In This Together by Owen King:
The author has signed the signature sheets and the book is being proofread.
Other Items and Books From Other Publishers:
Cemetery Dance #62 Signed Limited Edition Hardcover Magazine:
This title has been sent to the printer and will be published in October 2016.
Joyland by Stephen King trade hardcover from Hard Case Crime with our aftermarket slipcase:
We have received this slipcases and will begin shipping them as soon as we've made some room in the warehouse. Right now, 'Salem's Lot is taking up every square foot of space and we can barely move. Sorry for the wait, but we are pleased to report these turned out great!
Traycases In Production:
The Twelve, Smoke & Mirrors, Screamplays, Old Flames, The Painted Darkness, Weak and Wounded, Dreamlike States,
Please note: if a title you're looking for isn't listed here, that means the books have been finished at the hand-binder but the traycase maker hasn't started on the cases yet. We'll list the book above when the traycases start into production. Thank you for your patience!