Thursday, March 14, 2019

THE MORIBUND PORTAL reviewed at 'Scriptus Recensera'

Scriptus Recensera, a wonderful site that publishes insightful examinations of a wide variety of occult volumes, has published a glowing review of The Moribund Portal: Spectral Resonance and the Numen of the Gallows:

"[Gavin] writes with a considered, grandiloquent and formal delivery, but does so expertly, without falling into the traps that lesser authors do when ambition outstrips ability. Instead, Gavin’s presents a masterclass in how to write 21st century occult style, combining academic phrasing, sophisticated occult terminology...and just the right sprinklings of archaism. Never overdoing any of these elements, and thereby disappearing into black holes of meaningless"

The review entire may be viewed here

Copies of The Moribund Portal may be obtained here

Thursday, February 28, 2019

"Ten of Swords: Ruin"


I'm delighted to announce a very special publication that is forthcoming from France's Sarob Books...

Their Dark & Secret Alchemy is an anthology featuring a triad of occult fiction novellas and novelettes. The Table of Contents is as follows:

RICHARD GAVIN ~ TEN OF SWORDS: RUIN

COLIN INSOLE ~ THE DEAD OF MARIDUNUM

DAMIAN MURPHY  ~ THE AXIS OF THE LODESTONE

"Ten of Swords: Ruin" is a piece with which I'm particularly pleased, so it's an honour to debut it alongside Colin and Damian, two very distinguished authors. 

Their Dark & Secret Alchemy will be published in a hand numbered, Limited Edition clothbound hardcover with dustjacket. 

Further details and pre-order information can be found here.