Last updated September 20, 2016.
Lonely Road Books updates appear on their website's News page, so that is the best place to look for The Vampyricon Trilogy, The Fall, or The William Peter Blatty Screenplay Collection.
Trade and Limited Editions:
A Collector's Guide to Dean Koontz by Michael Sauers:
Dean Koontz just needs to write his afterword for this project, and then we'll set a firm publication date and begin accepting preorders again.
The Best of Shivers edited by Richard Chizmar:
We're still scanning and copyediting the older stories, but this one will be published in 2017.
The Damnation Game by Clive Barker:
Clive Barker has signed the signature sheets and the book is under going one final proofread. We're now aiming to send everything to the printer in October. Thank you for your patience while we dealt with the file demons that chewed up our production schedule for this one!
Dark Debts by Karen Hall:
Work has started on this title and it will be published in 2017.
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.
Four Halloweens 2
This book is with our copyeditor and the authors are busy signing the signature sheets.
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 October. 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 February 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 October 2016.
The Shining by Stephen King:
This title is rolling at the printer and we expect the dummy book to arrive next week, which means the slipcase and traycase makers can get started on their end of production. We're still hoping to have everything here in December.
The Summoning by Bentley Little:
This book is in production and will be published in 2017.
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 rolling at the printer and should be ready to ship in late September or early October.
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, and it will be sent to the printer this year.
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 late 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.
End of Watch by Stephen King trade hardcover from Simon & Schuster with our aftermarket slipcase:
These slipcases have started into production and we expect to have them by the end of the year. Because of the covering material we used on Mr. Mercedes and Finders Keepers is now a special order item, this slipcase will take longer than normal to complete, but we wanted the three slipcases to have the same material to make them a nicer set.
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!