Jack Butler, Publishing Director at Venture Press, has acquired World English Language e-book rights to novels MIDNIGHT SUN and THE PARASITE and story collection DEMONS BY DAYLIGHT, by Ramsey Campbell. The agent was John Jarrold.
Ramsey Campbell is the doyen of horror novelists. He is the only living horror writer to appear in the Oxford Companion to English Literature. He was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of Liverpool John Moores University in 2015.
Film-maker, screenwriter, producer and novelist Guillermo del Toro has tweeted about Ramsey Campbell: “An absolute master of modern horror. And a damn fine writer at that.”
Venture Press is a science fiction and fantasy ebook publisher based in the UK, aimed at bringing back onto the Kindle marketplace some stellar out of print backlist material while maintaining a vibrant frontlist of debut and experienced authors. The Venture list now boasts such great names as Orson Scott Card, Tim Lebbon, Simon Clark, E C Tubb, D F Jones, Wm Mark Simmons, Andrew J Offutt and many more.
Publishing Director Jack Butler said: “We’re delighted to bring Ramsey’s fantastic books under the Venture Press brand. Horror is a genre very close to our hearts, much underrepresented in the digital age, and we hope to bring more success to Ramsey’s immense collection of quality fiction.”