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The Chill (Deluxe Signed & Traycased Lettered Edition) (preorder)

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  • Publisher:Lividian Publications
  • Author:Scott Carson
  • Artist:François Vaillancourt
  • Publication Date:February 2022
  • Edition:Deluxe Signed & Traycased Lettered Edition
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Published by Lividian Publications

PLEASE NOTE: As this title is published by another publisher I unfortunately can’t accept any discount codes I’m afraid.


Lividian Publications is pleased to offer their Deluxe Signed & Traycased Lettered Edition of The Chill by Scott Carson. This absolutely massive deluxe special edition is being lavishly crafted with collectors and readers alike in mind. Exclusive to their edition is a foreword by James Coltrane (a.k.a Stewart O’Nan), plus twelve full-color illustrations and a full-color frontispiece.

Please Note: This Lettered Edition has been produced by the same boutique printer and hand-binder who make their Stephen King and Joe Hill Lettered Editions. This means the books are printed offset using a four-color specialty press and an upgraded acid-free paper with a textured finish. Those book blocks then go to their hand-binder, who completes each copy one at a time, and then constructs matching clamshell cases to house and protect them. These are very different from a “regular” Lettered Edition you might receive from most small presses. A tremendous amount of manual labor went into producing this edition in the hopes of making it even more beautiful and special. Also, due to using an entirely separate printer and binder for this edition, it will be shipping before the Limited Edition, making it the true first of the special editions.

Retail Price: £710
Publication Date: February 2022
Page Count: 616

Special Features:
Twelve full-color interior illustrations by François Vaillancourt
Full-color frontispiece by François Vaillancourt hand-tipped at the front of the book
“Better Know a Ghost,” an original foreword by James Coltrane a.k.a Stewart O’Nan
Printed by a boutique specialty press separately from the Limited Edition run
Four-color interior offset printing on an upgraded acid-free paper with a textured finish
Interior artwork printed in full-color
A fine bonded leather binding
Smyth-sewn to create a more durable binding
Twine head and tail bands
High-quality faux marble endpapers
Sewn-in satin ribbon page marker
Hot foil stamping on the front boards and spine
Features a full-color frontispiece
Custom-made clamshell case stamped with hot foil and lined inside with the dust jacket artwork from the Limited Edition
Print run of just 52 hand-lettered copies
Full-color signature sheet signed by Scott Carson, Stewart O’Nan, and François Vaillancourt

About the Book:
Far upstate, in New York’s ancient forests, a drowned village lies beneath the dark, still waters of the Chilewaukee reservoir. Early in the 20th century, the town was destroyed for the greater good: bringing water to the millions living downstate. Or at least that’s what the politicians from Manhattan insisted at the time. The local families, settled there since America’s founding, were forced from their land, but they didn’t move far, and some didn’t move at all… Now, a century later, the repercussions of human arrogance are finally making themselves known. An inspector assigned to oversee the dam, dangerously neglected for decades, witnesses something inexplicable. It turns out that more than the village was left behind in the waters of the Chill when it was abandoned. The townspeople didn’t evacuate without a fight. A dark prophecy remained, too, and the time has come for it to be fulfilled. Those who remember must ask themselves: who will be next? For sacrifices must be made. And as the dark waters begin to inexorably rise, the demand for a fresh sacrifice emerges from the deep…

About the Author:
Scott Carson is the pen name for a New York Times bestselling author and screenwriter. He lives in New England–just above a dam.

Reviews and Praise:
Wow! This is one terrific horror/suspense/disaster novel. Characters you root for and a story that grips from the first page.
— Stephen King, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Shining and Bag of Bones

Horror has a new name and it’s Scott Carson. The Chill is an eerie dive into the murky depths of the supernatural. A story that has you looking back over your shoulder on every page.
– Michael Connelly, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Night Fire

The Chill features a clever and chilling premise, and Scott Carson delivers on the promise of it with swift clear prose, well-defined characters, and terrific suspense. This is a must read for fans of eerie, gripping storytelling.
– Dean Koontz, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Night Window

Scott Carson’s The Chill may be the perfect thriller. Great characters. Creeping dread and explosive reveals. Pacing that never lets up. Maybe some of the best conversation with the dead since Stephen King’s The Shining.
– Alma Katsu, critically acclaimed author of The Deep and The Hunger

The year’s best spine-tingler is already here. The Chill is a good old-fashioned ghost story, meticulously researched and brilliantly executed. If you’ve ever wished for a cross between ‘Chinatown’ and ‘The Fog,’ Scott Carson has answered your dark prayers…
– John Connolly, internationally bestselling author of The Book of Bones

Scott Carson’s The Chill is a hold-your-breath horror thriller, full of mounting dread. Carson weaves classic chills and nuanced characters into a story both compelling and creepy as hell. Don’t miss it!
– Christopher Golden, New York Times bestselling author of Snowblind

With The Chill, Scott Carson has written a spooky, thrilling, and genuinely moving tale of righteous obsession from beyond the grave, with a setting and characters that leap off the page. If you like Stephen King or Joe Hill, you must read Scott Carson.
– Nick Petrie, nationally bestselling author of The Wild One and Tear It Down

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