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Welcome to the news section of the site. I aim to update this page as often as possible as soon as relevant information becomes available to me. So, please send your snippets of Masterton-related news this way. I will also consider using reviews of the author's books written by the fans, as well as photographs that you think Graham's fans might wish to see. These might include photos taken with the man himself, pictures of your bookshelves, articles you've written or any other miscellaneous items you think this site might benefit from displaying. Please contact me with your proposals. I look forward to your contributions.


From Graham: My favourite picture of the summer so far ... a cold beer and a hot copy of the French edition of The House Of A Hundred Whispers, posted by Damien Marchal.'

The House Of A Hundred Whispers and beer

From Graham: Days Of Utter Dread, my new collection of horror stories along with my co-author Dawn G Harris, will be published on September 8 but is available for pre-order on Amazon. Faint-hearted readers should be aware that it comes with a content warning!'

Days Of Utter Dread

From Graham: 'Emma Dark, the award-winning film director and actor, has mentioned me twice in her column for We Belong Dead magazine ... pointing out that Plague was horribly premonitory!'

We Belong Dead magEmma Dark text
Emma Dark text

From Graham: 'The last horror anthology to be published by Phantom Press in Poland Wszystkie Krgi Piekla (All Circles Of Hell) has just been released. It includes my story " A Portrait Of Kasia" which was inspired by real events. The story was published in English in issue #19 of Phantasmagoria magazine.'

All Circles Of Hell

The Graham Masterton Collection Volume Two is on special offer in the US on July 29 for just $3.99.

It includes The Devil In Gray and The Devils of D-Day.

The GM Collection Vol 2
From Graham: 'The Shadow People is out in paperback on August 4, and since we have become a nation of softies, it comes with a content warning from my publishers.'
The GM Collection Vol 1

The Graham Masterton Collection Volume One is on special offer in the USA today (July 26) for only $3.99.

The collection includes The Manitou, Charnel House and The Hymn.

The GM Collection Vol 1

From Graham: 'The Soul Stealer is now out in Polish as Noc Scorpiona. Here is my friend and researcher and co-author Karolina Mogielska with one of the first copies.'

Karolina Mogielska and Soul Stealer book

From Graham: 'From today, July 20, subscribers to NetGalley will be able to review The House At Phantom Park, my new horror novel due for publication on October 1.'

The House At Phantom Park

Tomorrow, July 17, for one day only, The Graham Masterton Collection Volume Two will be on special offer in the USA only for just $2,99, and The Devils Of D-Day will be on special offer for only $1.99.

The Graham Masterton Collection - Vol 2The Devils of D-Day

From Graham: 'Head of Zeus will be publishing a fresh paperback of Blind Panic on October 27. Here is a sneak preview of the the new cover, which has been designed to match Black Angel, Plague and Walkers which are also out in new paperback editions.

'In Blind Panic, Misquamacus the medicine man from The Manitou has returned for his ultimate revenge on the white race, who decimated his people. People across the country are suddenly struck blind, leaving them helpless against the spirit warriors who have risen to slaughter their oppressors. Harry Erskine is faced with his greatest challenge ever.'

Blind Panic

From Graham: 'Days Of Utter Dread, a collection of ten of my horror stories including to co-authored with Dawn G Harris, will be on sale on September 8, but available for pre-order from July 15.'

Days Of Utter Dread

The Manitou is on special offer in the United States today only (July 5) for only $1.99.

The Manitou

The Hymn is on special offer in the United States today only (July 4) for only $1.99.

The Hymn

From Graham: 'I have just signed a contract with Festa Verlag for hardback editions in German of The Pariah and Family Portrait. Shown below is the cover of the Festa Verlag edition of The Pariah ... a limited-edition hardback of incredible quality'

Pyrkon witch and Karolina The Pariah - Festa Verlag

From Graham: 'A picture taken at the Pyrkon Fantasy festival in Poznan ... with Milka Wi my favourite witch and my researcher and co-author Karolina Mogielska.'

Pyrkon witch and Karolina

From Graham: 'A reader has discovered a VERY rare promotional T-shirt that was made for the movie of my horror novel Ritual which in fact was never made.

'I am auctioning this XL T-shirt in aid of the children of the orphanage at Strzelin in Poland. Any money raised will enable them to have new summer clothes and to go on summer outings.

'Bidding will start at £50 and bids should be sent to me at manitouman1@yahoo.com. Bids will close on July 23.'

Ritual t-shirt

From Graham: 'I had a great few days in Poland, mainly for the Pyrkon Fantasy Festival in Poznan.'

Pic 1: My researcher and co-author Karolina Mogielska being the best advertisement for one of my books ever in her T-shirt for The Shadow People (Ludzie Cineia)
Pic 2: Giving a talk at the library at Sroda Slaska with Karolina and my friend Krzysztof Reszczyk
Pic 3: Talking psychology with Karolina in Wroclaw (she is a professional psychologist)
Pic 4: With Karolina at Pyrkon
Pic 5: Meeting my dwarf in the street in Wroclaw

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From Graham: 'I will be appearing at the library at Sroda Slaska near Wroclaw in Poland on Monday and this is the poster for it.'

Polish library poster

A French review of The House Of A Hundred Whispers (Las Maison Aux Murmures.). Click here to read the translated review.

Graham will be in Poland on Thursday 16th June for the Pyrkon Festival.

Pyrkon 2022

From Graham: 'My story "Anka" about Polish oprhans and the ghastly witch Baba Yaga has just been published in the Czech horror magazine Kratky Rez. The issue also includes an interview with me.'

Kratky Rez cover

From Graham: 'I have been told that the times I was first given for my appearances at the Pyrkon Festival were not quite correct.

They should be':

I have an autograph session at 6:00 pm
An author's meeting at 7:00 pm
And photo session at 8:00 pm

Pyrkon 2022

The Soul Stealer will be published in Polish by Rebis on August 23, under the title Noc Skorpiona (The Night Of The Scorpion).

Noc Scorpiona cover

The Soul Stealer is a Kindle Monthly Deal in the UK throughout the whole of June.

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This article about the Graham Masterton Written In Prison Contest is featured on the Polish news medium Onet.

Onet image

For today only (May 28) The Devils of D-Day is on special offer in the USA for only $1.99.

The Devils of D-Day cover

From Graham: 'Host publishers in the Czech Republic have just brought out a very handsome hardback of the Katie Maguire thriller Dead Girls Dancing - Tanec V Ohni.

Tanec V Ohni

From Graham: 'News about the new short horror story collection from myself and Dawn G. Harris, Days Of Utter Dread and a reprint of 'What The Dark Does' in the June issue of the Horror Zine.

Horror Zine banner

Listed by The Line Up as one of '19 Psychological Horror Books That Will Mess With Your Head.' Community By Graham Masterton.

Recovering from a car crash that took his girlfriend’s life and left him badly injured, Michael Spencer struggles to pull himself together while confined to a hospital in a small town in Montana. He soon becomes attached to the locals within the town, and even develops a new love interest. But as he grows stronger and regains his wits, he begins to notice that this home away from home is anything but heavenly. In fact, it’s quite literally the opposite.

Community cover

From Graham: 'A new article in Fakt about the Graham Masterton Written In Prison Contest in Poland, now in its sixth year.'


A new edition of The Manitou is to be published by Rebis in Poland on June 21. It will be followed by a new edition of Revenge of the Manitou on August 2.

The Manitou - Rebis coverThe Revenge of the Manitou - Rebis cover

From Graham: 'Les Edwards - the creator of many of the finest illustrations for horror and fantasy and other genres - has just updated his website and it's worth a look here here.

'It was Les who illustrated my award-winning novel Charnel House with an iconic picture that has been used several more times.'

Charnel House - Les Edwards cover

From Graham: 'I have just signed 100 bookplates for the French-language edition of The House Of A Hundred Whispers, which were given as an incentive to readers who placed advance orders for the book from Livr'S, the Belgian publishers. I have a few spare bookplates which I can autograph for anyone who buys the book and sends me their name and postal address. Contact me at manitouman1@yahoo.com.'

100 Whispers bookplates

From Graham: 'My forthcoming appearance at the Pyrkon Festival in Poznan, Poland, on June 18 has now been announced.'

Pyrkon 2022

From Graham: 'Just out of interest, some of the covers illustrated by Oliver Frey for past issues of Fear magazine have turned up on Facebook, including this cover which pictures a Night Warriors story I wrote featuring boys with the heads of dogs.'

Fear cover

From Graham: 'One of the ten short stories in Days of Utter Dread, the forthcoming collection by myself and Dawn G Harris, is "The Red Butcher of Wroclaw".

'Without giving any spoilers, I have just been told by my friend Kryzstof in Poland that in 1924 a man named Carl Denke who lived in this house in Ziebice in southern Poland killed and butchered over 40 people and turned them into hams and sausages, which he sold in Wroclaw.

'A lot of his cutomers became ill, and when he was arrested he committed suicide. These are pictures from his house, and him after he took his own life. But the interesting thing is that I never knew about him before writing my story. It will appear in Polish in the last horror anthology to be published by Phantom Press in June.

'Enjoy your dinner tonight!'

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The Katie Maguire thriller White Bones and the stand-alone ghost story The House Of A Hundred Whispers are both being offered as Amazon Kindle Deals of the Month throughout May.

The Chidren God Forgot is being offered as a Kindle Deal of the Month in Australia and New Zealand, also throughout May.

White BonesThe House of A Hundred Whispers
The Children God Forgot

A new collection of terrifying short stories by Graham Masterton and Dawn G Harris Days of Utter Dread has just been signed by Head of Zeus, to be published later this year. It includes two stories written by Dawn and Graham together, 'Stranglehold' and 'Cutting The Mustard', as well as a new story by Graham, 'On Gracious Pond', which explains the horrifying reason why Lewis Carroll wrote 'The Walrus and The Carpenter'. Graham and Dawn are already writing new horror stories together.

Graham and Dawn Harris

Head of Zeus have brought out really handsome paperback editions of three Masterton classics - Black Angel, Plague and Walkers.

New Head of Zeus covers

From Graham: 'Sad news from my friend Sebastian Sokolowski of Phantom Press in Poland. For various reasons he is closing the business. But he will publishing a last anthology in June, All Circles Of Hell which will feature my story "A Portrait of Kasia"'.

The Hymn cover

The Manitou has been listed as one of 18 most influential novels in horror.

Read more here

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From Graham: 'The Shadow People has now been published in Poland by Rebis as Ludzie Cienia. Here is my co-author and researcher, the psychologist Karolina Mogielska, with her copy. The book is actually dedicated to her for all the brilliant work she has done for me.'

The Shadow People - Rebis coverKarolina Mogielska

The House Of A Hundred Whispers (La Maison Aux Cent Murmures) will be launched in French on June 1, but it is already available for pre-order from Livr'S Editions.

The House Of A Hundred Whispers French cover

The Hymn is on offer today only (April 8) to US readers for the bargain price of $1.99.

The Hymn cover

From Graham: 'Replika publishers in Poland are bringing out a new edition of my vampire novel Descendant (Potomek).

'The Houses of Parliament are on the new cover which is very appropriate since the Government are such old-fashioned bloodsuckers!'

Descendant - Replika cover

Albatros in Poland are bringing out Graham's 18th century crime thrillers Scarlet Widow and The Coven. Here are the covers:

Albatros Polish covers - April Fools Day

And here are the non-April Fools day covers!:

Albatros Polish covers

From Graham: The Shadow People is a Kindle Monthly Deal throughout the whole of April.

The Shadow People

From Graham: 'The Shadow People ( Ludzie Cienia) will be published by Rebis in Poland on April 12.

'On my Polish website there is a contest in which readers can have a chance to win one of four copies.'

The Shadow People - RebisPolish website

From Graham: 'Replika publishers in Poland have just released a new edition of Famine (Glod in Polish).'

Graham and Polish Famine 2022

From Graham: 'For today only (March 17) the ebook edition of The Manitou is available in the USA and Canada for only $1.99. On Amazon USA or from Open Road Media or Early Bird Books.'

The Manitou

From Graham: 'The Graham Masterton Written In Prison Contest has opened in Poland for the sixth year running. All of Poland's prison inmates are invited to submit short stories.'

Written In Prison 2022

Two new books are on the way. The House of A Hundred Whispers in French, from Livr'S and The Shadow People in Polish, from Rebis.

The House of A Hundred WhispersThe Shadow People

From Graham: 'A day after its release, The Soul Stealer is number 1 in Horror Thrillers, number 1 in British Horror, number 2 in Amazon Occult Horror and 500 in all Kindle sales.'

Soul Stealer

From Graham: 'From today (March 3) until March 5, the ebook edition of The Manitou is on sale in Britain, Canada and Australia for only $1.99.'

The Manitou

From Graham: 'Six weeks ago I signed contracts for the publication of The Manitou and The Revenge of the Manitou in Russia. In the light of the invasion of Ukraine I have arranged for the cancellation of both contracts.'


Dead Men Whistling and The Shadow People will be Kindle monthly deals in Australia and New Zealand throughout the month of March.

The Shadow People coverDead Men Whistling cover

From Graham: 'I think now is an appropriate time for my readers to check out my novel of devastating Russian political intrigue, Ikon. Available as a Kindle ebook.'


From Graham: 'I am pleased to say that today I signed contracts for two Polish translations: The Soul Stealer with Rebis and The House At Phantom Park with Albatros.

The House At Phantom ParkSoul Stealer

The Soul Stealer export trade paperback edition has been selected for Eason's Spring Reads promotion in Ireland.

Eason's headline Spring new book offer will run until mid-May (a period that covers both the important Mother’s Day trading period, and also the February and Easter school mid-term breaks).

The emphasis of the promotion will be on highlighting the best new books published throughout the Spring period. Titles included within the offer will be merchandised and curated by theme from the main tables and metres at the front of store. In store, posters and POS will be produced consisting of shelf edges and posters. It will also feature on the home page of the easons.com website, where it will be the primary offer throughout the above time period. And finally, it will be supported with social media posts (combined 140K following across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) and also with emails to Eason's database of 200k customers.

Soul Stealer

The House of a Hundred Whispers has been voted best horror novel of the year for the Zloty Kosciej (Golden Bone) Award.

Golden Bone award

This is the cover for the hardback edition of The House At Phantom Park which Head of Zeus will be bringing out in October. This is an exclusive preview, just for the UK wesbite.

The House At Phantom Park

The House Of A Hundred Whispers has been shortlisted for the Zloty Kosciej Horror Award 2021.

Readers are invited to vote by February 5. They can do this on the Zloty Kosciej page (which is also translatable into English).

Zloty Kosciej

Copies of the new Polish edition of Ikon have arrived in the offices of Replika publishers.

Ikon - Replika

Broken Angels, the second thriller in the series featuring Det Supt Katie Maguie, is on Kindle Monthly Sale all through January in Australia and New Zealand.

Broken Angels

The Soul Stealer is now available for review on Net Galley.

It will be published on March 3.

Soul Stealer

Replika in Poland have re-released their edition of Famine with a new cover.

Famine Polish

Drought has now been published in Polish as Susza by Rebis Wydawnictwo.

Drought Polish

A New Year's message from Graham: 'I wish all my readers a new year of happiness and fulfillment.'

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A Christmas message from Graham: 'Best wishes for Christmas to all my friends and readers. It has been another hard year in many ways, mostly because of Covid, but of course writers spent most of their lives in isolation anyway! Next year will see two new Masterton horror novels, The Soul Stealer and The House At Phantom Park, both of which I hope you will enjoy. Have a wonderful Christmas and make sure that you eat and drink too much so that all you are fit for afterwards is reading books!'

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Christmas is coming, so why not help yourself to these three handsome new paperback editions (Plague, Walkers, Black Angel) of Masterton classics?

MasSoul Stealer

Coming in hardback and Kindle on March 3, 2022, a horror novel of American Indian mythology to rival The Manitou...

Soul Stealer

Ghost Virus has been picked this week for Amazon Prime Reading and will stay on the list for at least 2-3 months so Amazon Prime members can read it for free.

Afer Kryminalna 2021

From Graham: 'A cheerful Christmas story for our readers.'

You can also read the PDF version here.


From Graham: 'I shall be appearing online at Afer Kryminalna 2021, the crime festival in Gdansk, Poland, on the evening of Saturday, December 4. (Poland is one hour ahead of us, so I shall be appearing at 7:00 pm in Poland and 6:00 pm in the UK).

'Anybody who wants to watch my conversation with readers for Afer Kryminalna on Saturday at 18:00 UK time and 19:00 Polish time can view it here'

Afer Kryminalna 2021

For today only (November 18) the ebook of Charnel House is on special offer in the US and Canada for only $1.99.

Charnel House

From Graham: 'Nothing like a cup of horseshoe-strength coffee in the morning and a fresh copy of the new edition of Dom Kosci (House Of Bones) from Replika publishers. in Poland.'

House of Bones (Polish)

Three new paperback editions of Graham's classic thrillers:

Walkers/Black Angle/PLague - new PB covers

From Graham: 'The Abominable Book Club sends monthly boxes of horror novels and edible goodies to their subscribers. The December package includes The Children God Forgot, plus an autographed bookplate from me.'

Abominable Book Club

Replika are publishing a new edition of Graham's political thriller Ikon in Poland, and they have just released the cover.

Ikon is also available as a Kindle book in English.

Ikon - Replika coverIkon - Kindle cover

The following books are all on Kindle Monthly Deal in the UK, Australia and New Zealand from today (November 1) until November 30:

The Children God Forgot UK Aus/NZ;
The Last Drop of Blood UK Aus/NZ;
White Bones UK Aus/NZ

The Children God ForgotThe Last Drop of Blood
White Bones

From Graham: 'The Shadow People is published on December 9 by Head of Zeus. An unexploded German bomb dropped in London during the Blitz contains a deadly supernatural liquid.

'My notorious short story "Eirc The Pie" which led to the banning of the first edition of Frighteners magazine has been published in a new Italian anthology Brutal by Alessandro Manzetti. Obviously "Eric the Pie" was not very translatable so it has been retitled "Sei Quello Che Mangi" - "You Are What You Eat."

'And here is a preview of my latest horror novel, The Soul Stealer, set in Hollywood, which will be out next year.'

Brutal anthologyShadow People
Soul Stealer

From Graham: 'Happy Hallowe'en to all my friends and readers from my co-author Karolina and myself in the spooky castle of Domanice in Poland.'

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Here is an English-language interview that Graham did for Wroclaw-TV in August with Lukasz Smigiel, a Polish horror author.

GM interview

From Graham: 'I had a successful visit to Poland last week ... to present the prizes for this year's Graham Masterton Written In Prison Contest at Wolow Prison and to visit several towns around Wroclaw to give talks and autograph books. One of the most important visits was to Strzelin where I support the local orphanage. I was taken to lunch by the mayor, Dorota Pawnuk, and then I went to the orphanage to meet the children, handing out lollipops and telling them stories.

Pic 1: I am in Krosnice with my co-author Karolina Mogielska
Pic 2: I am in Borek Strzelinski
Pic 3: I am given a guided tour of the abandoned castle Zamku Domanice
Pic 4: This is my audience in the castle

'This is a link to a news video which was filmed in Wolow Prison during the presentation of awards to the winners of theprison literature contest.'

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Today is paperback publication day for The Children God Forgot.

The Children God Forgot PB cover

This is a translation of a news item put out by the Wroclaw Agglomeration today. They are the organisation responsible for sport, culture and music around Wroclaw in Lower Silesia in Poland.

Graham Masterton missed us already!

The British writer returns after a two-and-a-half-month absence from Wrocław.

First of all, Masterton will present prizes in the 5th National Literary Competition 'In prison pisane'. The ceremony will take place on October 20 in the Wołów Prison, and we can reveal that for the second time in the short history of the competition, a woman won the highest laureate. Polish writer Joanna Opiat-Bojarska, who has been pre-selecting stories submitted for the competition for two years, and Katarzyna Janusik, who has been translating them into English from the beginning of the competition, will also take part in the ceremony.

The writer's visit is not only an excellent opportunity to refresh acquaintance with his miniature image, a cap dressed in a dwarf and looking for better times at Kiełbaśnicza Street in Wrocław. Above all, it is an opportunity for the inhabitants of other towns in the Wrocław Agglomeration to meet Masterton in person. The schedule of meetings can be found in our Read Calendar and on the scary poster below :)

We can not wait. And you?

Wroclaw poster

House of Bones is being re-released by Replika publishers in Poland with a new cover.

House of Bones - Replika cover

From Graham: 'I shall be visiting Nysa in southern Poland between October 16 - 18.

'Then I shall be going to Wroclaw between October 19 - 23 to present the awards for this year's Graham Masterton Written In Prison Contest at Wolow Prison on October 20.

'On October 21 at 18:00 I will be having a meeting with readers in Krosnice
'On October 22 at 18:00 another meeting with readers in Borek Strzelinski
'On Ocober 23 at 17:00 a third meeting with readers in Domanice, Domanice Castle.

'I am also hoping to visit the orphanage in Strzelin On October 22 to tell some stories to the children.'


From Graham: 'Each prison inmate who enters a short story for the Graham Masterton Written In Prison Contest receives a personal letter and a souvenir pen. The pens have just arrived, ready for my visit to Wolow Prison on October 20 for the prizegiving for the fifth consecutive contest.'

WIP Pen 2021

An advance look at Graham's new paperback covers which will be released in December.

Walkers PB 2021Black Angel PB 2021Plague PB 2021

The Shadow People will be included in Kobo's Booktober promotion in the UK and ANZ between October 1 and 17, as a pre-release promotion.

The Shadow People

From Graham: 'Me with my co-author Karolina Mogielska, who is a psychologist and helping me to research a new book.'

GM and Karolina

The Shadow People will be out on December 9. This is what the early reviewers from Goodreads thought of it.

The Shadow People

From Graham: 'My short story about a British artist who forms an intimate internet relationship with a young Polish woman - 'A Portrait Of Kasia' - has been published in the September issue of the Russian horror magazine Darker'

Darker mag

From Graham: 'Trevor Kennedy (of Phantasmagoria) tells me that on this weekend's Sunday Service on www.bighitsradio.uk, there'll be plenty of top music, listener requests/dedications and regular features, plus reviews of the following: The House Of A Hundred Whispers by Graham Masterton. Where The Wild Things Are (2009). This Sunday, 12th September, at 12 noon (UK time) on Big Hits Radio UK!'

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From Graham: 'The paperback of The Children God Forgot will be out on October 14 and is available for pre-order from Amazon for a bargain price.'

The Children God Forgot PB

From Graham: 'I am beginning to receive pictures of my readers visiting the Mastertonek dwarf in Wroclaw. It is sited on Kielbasnicza Street, just outside the Art Hotel.'

GM Dwarf visitor

The winners of this year's Prix Masterton for best French-language horror stories have been announced. More here.

Prix Masterton 2021

From Graham: 'The September issue of Jeani Rector's Horror Zine features my short story "Anka", set in the days immediately after the end of Communism in Poland.'


The paperback edition of The Children Got Forgot will be published on October 14 and this is the full cover, back and front.

The Children God Forgot full cover

A review of The Children God Forgot from the Before We Go Blog.

The Children God Forgot

From Graham: 'A Polish artist Arkadiusz Siejda is producing promotional artwork for me. This is his latest, featuring my dwarf statuette in Wroclaw.'

Horror In Wroclaw artwork

From Graham: 'My story "A Protrait Of Kasia" appears in the latest issue of Phantasmagoria magazine.'

Phantasmagoria magazine cover

From Graham: 'Coming imminently from the Horror Writers Association, their eighth annual Poetry Showcase, featuring my poem "The Song of the Wandering Zombie".'

Poetry Showcase

The Children God Forgot will be out in paperback on October 14 - available for pre-order now on Amazon or Kobo.

The Children God Forgot PB

The House Of A Hundred Whispers will be published on September 15 by Graham's Polish publishers Albatros.

The House Of A Hundred Whispers - Polish cover

A short radio report about the unveiling of the GM dwarf!

Wroclaw radio report

From Graham: 'My visit to Wroclaw ended with a screening of The Manitou movie at the city's largest and most fashionable cinema. Not all of the seats could be sold because of Covid restrictions but we had an audience of 200 which was the most they had sold in months. This is me with Karolina Mogielska as I got up to talk to the audience about the making of the film.'

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From Graham: 'After a long Covid-related delay, the first week in August saw the final unveiling of the Mastertonek dwarf in the streets of Wroclaw in southern Poland.

'Wroclaw is known for the hundreds of bronze dwarves that populate its streets. They are a huge tourist attraction and I was very honoured to be given my own midget tribute. It shows me holding open a copy of The Manitou while the Native American shaman Misquamacus jumps out of it.

'The dwarf can be seen outside my favourite hotel, the Art Hotel, on Kielbasnicza street, just off the main square, Rynek.'

GM DwarfGM Dwarf
GM Dwarf


The Katie Maguire crime thrillers Blood Sisters, Broken Angels, Red Light and Taken For Dead are all Kindle Monthly Deals for the whole of August.


From Graham: 'If anybody would care to join me at the screening of The Manitou movie next Saturday (August 7) in Wroclaw here are the details.'


From Graham: 'My poem "The Song Of The Wandering Zombie" will be appearing in the next volume of the Horror Writers Association Poetry Showcase (volume #8).'


The promotional blurb from the Wroclaw Agglomeration (the organisation which promotes culture around Lower Silesia) is as follows:

August is marked by Masterton!

Graham Masterton will come to Wrocław in the first week of August and he will have his hands full.

Traditionally, the British writer will meet his admirers in selected libraries of the Wrocław Agglomeration. This time the route will include the following stops:
- Wiązów (Tuesday, August 3, 5:00 pm),
- Prusice (Thursday, August 5, 5:00 pm),
- Malczyce (Friday, August 6, 5:00 pm).

During his stay in Wrocław, Masterton will also be working diligently on a mysterious film project, carried out together with a Wrocław writer, journalist and professor, Łukasz Śmigiel. We are not allowed to reveal the details yet, but you can expect more terrifying stories from the capital of Lower Silesia.

And now the great surprise. On Saturday, August 7, we invite everyone to the New Horizons Cinema (Kino Nowe Horyzonty) in Wrocław for the screening of the film "Manitou" based on the writer's most famous novel. After the show, Masterton will take questions from viewers. Tickets for this event can already be purchased at kinonh.pl. That’s not all - immediately after the meeting, everyone will be able to participate with the writer in another secret-wrapped event, thanks to which Graham Masterton will permanently enter the landscape of Wrocław. We invite all comers!

Wroclaw poster

From Graham: 'My friend Marie Gunther is going to shave off all of the hair from her head in support of St Catherine's Hospice, where her mother Josephine passed away. This is her collection box at Robert Dyas the ironmongers in Dorking, and this is the explanation for her charitable action. Here too is the link where you can make a donation to St Catherine's Hospice. You would enter the name Josephine Gunther to make your contribution. It is a very worthy cause and Marie is extremely brave to sacrifice all her hair!'

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From Graham: 'Drought was released in Poland today as Susza. This is my friend Karolina with her freshly-bought copy!'.

Drought - Polish

From Graham: 'I will be having an online discussion with Polish readers this evening (July 15) at 6:00 pm UK time and 7:00 pm Polish time.'


From Graham: 'The Hymn is on special offer in the United States and Canada today only (July 7) for $1.99.

'My new story "A Portrait of Kasia" will be appearing in the next issue of the Italian horror magazine Molotov. For those who don't read Italian, it will also be appearing in the next issue of Phantasmagoria magazine. More news of that when I get it.'

Dark Legions cover

From Graham: 'My new short story "A Portrarit of Kasia" has been sold now in Italy for the glossy horror magazine Molotov, and in Russia for the online horror magazine Darker. More sales are pending!'


This is a review of The Children God Forgot from Grimdark Magazine.


Host publishers in the Czech Republic are bringing out the Katie Maguire crime thriller Dead Girls Dancing in November. This is a preview of the cover.

Dead Girls Dancing - Czech cover

The Polish version of Drought (Susza) will be published by Rebis on July 13. Graham will be recording a promotional video for it and also taking part in an online discussion on July 15.

Drought - Rebis, Poland

From today (June 18) to June 28, The Children God Forgot is on special offer on Kobo Crime UK.

Also, Plague is on special Father's Day offer in the USA and Canada.

The Children God ForgotPlague

Here is Graham's short story, Son Of Beast, available to read for the first time on the site.


From Graham: 'A new short story I have just finished "A Portrait Of Kasia" has been acquired by Phantom Press in Poland for inclusion in a horror anthology due to be published in the autumn. It will be included in my new short story collection which I hope will be published sometime next year.

'"A Portrait Of Kasia" tells how a British artist and a Polish librarian make contact through Facebook and fall in love, even though they have never met each other in person, and only dream about each other.'


Graham's French publishers Bragelonne have reissued Le Portrait Du Mal (Family Portrait) in a new edition.

Family Portrait - FrenchFamily Portrait - French

Coming at the end of the month, the Polish audio version of Festival Of Fear.

Festival Of Fear - Polish Audio

The Children God Forgot is on offer in the Kobo 500 'under $5' deal in Australia and New Zealand, from June 4 - June 13.

Also, here's a sneak preview of at the cover for The Soul Stealer, due out next year sometime.

The Children God ForgotSoul Stealer

For today only, June 3, Charnel House is on offer on Amazon in the United States and Canada for only $1.99.

Charnel House

The Polish artist Kinga Kubicz has painted a portrait of Graham for charity. To read how you can enter this auction, please see these 2 PDFs, one in English, the other in Polish.

As of 03/06/21, the auction has already reached $300. The winner will not only receive the original portrait, but they will appear as a character in Graham's next book. All the proceeds will go to children's charities.

GM PortraitKinga Kubicz

From Graham: 'Four of my political thrillers are available as ebooks on Amazon Kindle. If anybody wants to find out how Marilyn Monroe really died, try Ikon. If they want to know what happened to General Sikorski in World War 2, try Chaos Theory. If they want to find out who is really running the world these days, try Sacrifice. And if they want to know if terrorists have been bombing children's schools, or if there is a more sinister motive, try Innocent Blood.'

IkonChaos Theory
SacrificeInnocent Blood

From Graham: 'An update on this year's Graham Masterton Written In Prison Contest. For the original Polish version check out the news section of bookslips.pl. This is me at Wolow Prison with the former Director Robert Kuchera and my interpreter Kasia Janusik.'

The fifth edition of the national literary competition for prisoners under the aegis of Graham Masterton has started. A popular British writer will choose the winners himself, and in October he will fly to Poland to present them personally. His Polish colleague Joanna Opiat-Bojarska will support him in the selection of works.

The competition is the result of a meeting with the inmates of the Prison in Wołów during the writer's visit to the Wrocław Agglomeration in 2016. At the time, Masterton was impressed not only by the insightfulness of the questions asked by the prisoners, but also by the fact that most of them were asked in English.

In the four editions of the competition so far, as many as 417 stories from prison inmates from all over Poland were submitted. Last year's edition took place in a reduced form, as the writer was not able to come to Poland due to sanitary restrictions. However, the organizers are preparing a few surprises for this year's mini-jubilee of the competition, which will be revealed gradually, and Masterton himself, who received the second dose of the vaccine in April, announces that this time nothing will stop him from coming to Wrocław.

The deadline for submitting applications for the competition is June 21, 2021. Their preselection will be performed by Joanna Opiat-Bojarska. The best short stories will then be translated into English and sent to the writer, who will select the winners - a grand prize and 9 runner-up prizes will be awarded. The winner will receive a special trophy, and all the ten awarded will receive in-kind prizes in the form of portable DVD players. In October, Masterton will fly to Poland to present the prizes in person, and he will traditionally hold several meetings with authors in the Wrocław Agglomeration and will visit his favourites from the Orphanage in Strzelin.

However, there are no losers in the competition itself - as before, all participants will receive commemorative pens designed by the writer himself and personalized thank you letters.

Wolow 2017

For today only, May 20, The Graham Masterton Collection Volume 2 is on offer on Amazon in the United States for only $1.99. The collection contains The Devils of D-Day and The Devil In Gray.

GM Collection, Vol 2

From Graham: 'For anybody who might be interested, this is a video of the interview I did for the Warsaw Crime Fiction Festival on Sunday.

'There is a 2-minute countdown before it starts!'

Warsaw Crime Festival poster

This year's Graham Masterton Written In Prison Contest is now open in Poland and the poster has just been released.

Written In Prison logoWritten In Prison poster 2021

From Graham: 'Slightly weirdly, The House Of A Hundred Whispers is included in a special Mother's Day promotion in the USA and Canada until June 6.'

The House of a Hundred Whispers

From Graham: 'I am happy to see that I have friends in Germany who have started a Facebook discussion group about my books. Any German reader who is interested in joining them can find them at "Graham Masterton Fans Germany".'


From Graham: 'It has just been announced that California is in the grip of the worst drought for decades, and that the reservoirs are at a dangerously low level. If only they had read Drought when it was published seven years ago! Another ominous Masterton prediction!'


From Graham: 'As usual, my novels have proved eerily predictive. After office fires and dogfights and the murders of homeless people were accurately forecast in the crime novels featuring Det Supt Katie Maguire only a few months before they actually happened, a huge fatberg exactly like the fatberg blocking the sewer in The Children God Forgot has appeared in Birmingham. It weighs 300 tons and is more than 300 feet long and is made up of oil, grease, fat, wet wipes, cotton buds and nappies. It is expected to take a month to clear, and let's hope that the drainage engineers don't encounter anything like the apparitions in my novel.'

Read the full article here.


Amazon have listed The Children God Forgot as their Number #1 bestseller both in Occult Horror and in Medical Thrillers.

The Children God Forgot

From Graham: 'After some delay (7 years!) the Polish publishing house Albatros will be bringing out the second historical thriller featuring Beatrice Scarlet. Scarlet Widow was the first. Now The Coven will appear in Polish sometime in 2022.'

The Coven cover

From today (April 9) until April 12, the following books are on a Spring 3 or 2 Buy from Kobo in the USA and Canada: Famine, Sacrifice, The House of a Hundred Whispers and The Sweetman Curve.

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The Children God Forgot is now only 99p on Amazon Kindle. This is a monthly deal for the duration of April.

The Children God Forgot Kindle promo

From Graham: 'I will be having a live video chat on Tuesday, April 6, at 6:00 pm Polish time and 5:00 pm UK time, organised by Empik the Polish booksellers. Of course I will be speaking in English, but there will be Polish translators.'

Anybody interested can find the link here'.

Premiera Facebook

From Graham: 'A new terrifying fright for Polish readers ... recommended by one of the leading horror authors!'

Kapiel cover

From Graham: 'The paperback edition of The House Of A Hundred Whispers is out on May 13..'

The House of a Hundred Whispers poster

From Graham: 'If you have £60 to spare, this is the signed slipcase edition of Best New Horror #30 edited by Stephen Jones, published by PS Publishing.'

Best New Horror #30

A new review of The Children God Forgot at SF Crowsnest.

Also, an ad for a reading which Dawn and Graham will be doing in June.

The Children God ForgotMidsummer Poster

From Graham: 'The Shadow People will be published by Head of Zeus in December.

'I have just signed a contract with Rebis Publishing House in Poznan in Poland for a Polish translation. I don't have a publication date yet.'

The Shadow People

Graham's short story, 'The Red Butcher of Wroclaw' appears in Midnight in the Pentagram anthology by Silver Shamrock Publishing (Oct 2020).

Midnight In The Pentagram

Scarlet Widow is a Kindle Monthly Deal for the whole of March.

Scarlet Widow

From Graham: 'The auction for the charity cartoon has now reached £88. Bids close tonight at midnight.'

'Bids can be sent to manitouman1@yahoo.com'

Children's cartoon

From Graham: 'My novels always come true ... The Children God Forgot centres around a fatberg blocking a London sewer ... today Thames Water have announced that they have removed a fatberg from a sewer under Canary Wharf "the size of a small bungalow". It smelled like "composting festival toilets and rotten meat."'


A GM discussion in Grimdark magazine, published today.

Grimdark mag

From Graham: 'As of the morning of February 18, bids for The Children's Trust cartoon by Dawn G Harris and me have reached £40.

'Bids can be sent to manitouman1@yahoo.com and bidding will be constantly updated on this website, as well as my Facebook pages. Bidding will close at midnight on February 28.'

Children's cartoon

New interview with Graham at Bloody Good Reads.

Bloody Good Reads interview

From Graham: 'My co-author Dawn G Harris and I have got together to draw an autographed cartoon to be auctioned in support of The Childrens' Trust, which is the UK's leading charity for children with brain injury. Bidding for the cartoon starts at £30.00/ US $42.00/ €35.00/ 154 PLN.

'Bids can be sent to manitouman1@yahoo.com and bidding will be constantly updated on this website, as well as my Facebook pages. Bidding will close at midnight on February 28.'

The Children's Trust banner

Just in time for Christmas ... The Shadow People will be published on December 2, 2021. Det Sgt Jamila Patel and Det Jerry Pardoe face a supernatural threat that dates all the way back to the Stone Age...

The Shadow People

From Graham: 'Piotr Pocztarek, who runs my Polish website, is featuring a series of Masterton-related articles by various writers and commentators almost every week. The site can be read in both Polish and English.'

GM Polish site banner

A new 5/5 review for The House of a Hundred Whispers.

The House of A  Whispers

Another review by Lttle Miss Book Lover 87 for The Children God Forgot.

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Another review by Diane Reviews Books for The Children God Forgot.

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A new interview with Graham by LoveReading on The Children God Forgot publication day.

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A good review from Ginger Nuts of Horror for The Children God Forgot.

The Children God Forgot

Ghost Virus is a Kindle Monthly Deal for the month of February in Australia and New Zealand .

Ghost Virus

Yet nnother good review at What I think About When I Think About Writing for The Children God Forgot.

The Children God Forgot

Another good review at Love Reading for The Children God Forgot.

The Children God Forgot

Here's a good review for The Children God Forgot.

The Children God Forgot

Head of Zeus have just released their promotional banners for The Children God Forgot..

The Children Got Forgot banner

The Katie Maguire thriller The Last Drop of Blood is a Kindle monthly deal for the whole of January.

The Last Drop Of Blood

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