Featuring iconic characters, Pinhead and Harry D'Amour, in a good versus evil saga that goes straight to Hell, The Scarlet Gospels is Barker's first novel for adults since 2007.
The Scarlet Gospels takes readers back many years to the early days of two of Barker's most iconic characters in a battle of good and evil as old as time: The long beleaguered detective Harry D'Amour, investigator of all supernatural, magical, and malevolent crimes faces off against his formidable, and intensely evil rival, Pinhead, the priest of hell. Barker devotees have been waiting for The Scarlet Gospels with bated breath for years, and it's everything they've begged for and more. Bloody, terrifying, and brilliantly complex, fans and newcomers alike will not be disappointed by the epic, visionary tale that is The Scarlet Gospels. Barker's horror will make your worst nightmares seem like bedtime stories. The Gospels are coming. Are you ready?St Martin's has now scheduled a 19 May 2015 publication date as follows:
Earthling Publications : "Earthling Publications is thrilled to announce that we have acquired the rights to publish the limited, signed, deluxe edition of Clive Barker's THE SCARLET GOSPELS... Details regarding print run, design, and special features will be announced and ordering will commence by January 1, 2015."
The Scarlet Gospels Deluxe Edition is Coming
By Paul Miller, Earthling Publications, 31 October 2014 (note - full text online at earthlingpub.com)