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We love reading! But we also love writing. We love to write about exciting things so we try to vary what we post on our blog. If you have any ideas or would even like to guest write for us, please get in touch!


LISTEN TO A GOOD BOOK!

Posted By: on 8th May 2018

LISTEN TO A GOOD BOOK! Normally we sell books and some magazines but every now and then we like to offer something different, so when we were approached by Bafflegab Productions to see if we would like to stock copies of   a full-cast production of Clive Barker’s The Hellbound Heart adapted by Paul Kane, we

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IN CONVERSATION WITH GLYNN OWEN BARRASS

Posted By: on 28th March 2018 Arkham Nights

Way back in 2006 I listed a chapbook on eBay called A Cthulhu Mythos Bibliography and Checklist published by Rainfall Books edited by Glynn Barrass. I then received an email from a young man saying “he was most surprised to find the chapbook on eBay and as editor, would I like him to sign our

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GRAY FRIAR PRESS

Posted By: on 14th October 2016 Tales of the Scottish Highlands Header

It has always been a pleasure to stock books from Gray Friar Press run by Gary Fry… is it really 2005 when we bought our first Gray Friar Press books (Poe’s Progeny)?   So we were very sorry to hear that Gary has decided to call it a day and Gray Friar will not be publishing any

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JEFF ‘N’ JOYS TALKS TO UP AND COMING AUTHOR KATE TRINITY

Posted By: on 28th September 2016 Kate Trinity

A few years ago someone in a national newspaper said that no famous authors came from Middlesbrough.  Wrong! What about E W Horning, the creator of Raffles, or Paul Doherty author of over 100 historical crime novels and in the horror field,  writer and editor, Glynn Owen Barrass.  (If you are familiar with Middlesbrough then

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A HAPPY CUSTOMER!

Posted By: on 5th September 2016

Here at Jeff ‘n’ Joys we try to give our customers the sort of service we would like to receive when we buy something for ourselves.  We both love books and we want our customers to enjoy the whole book-buying experience when they purchase a book from us. So, we were absolutely thrilled when one

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THIS AND THAT

Posted By: on 31st March 2016 Stephen King

Can’t believe it’s been so long since we posted a blog.  Time really does fly. Lots of new books have been added to the website – so check out our latest titles, including some lovely art books from the SST Publications – Veins and Skulls by Daniele Serra and The Damage Museum by Vincent Sammy.

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BOOKS, BOOKS, BOOKS!

Posted By: on 12th January 2016

Can’t believe it’s taken us so long to get around to posting something on the Blog.  Blame Christmas and lots of books arriving! Talking of books… what else…. we are catching up on the backlog of books and are getting them listed…. I know I’ve said it before, but I think we need cloning! We try

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Snuggly Books Titles

Posted By: on 16th November 2015 Snuggly Books

Snuggly Books – what a great name for a publisher!  We’ve received two titles from Snuggly Books – a new publisher to us – and these are now listed on our website. In Jottings from a Far Away Place Brendan Connell combines the timeless, mannered assurance of the Eastern discursive essay with the experimentation of the

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THE COSMIC HORROR – OUR SECOND VENTURE INTO PUBLISHING!

Posted By: on 6th November 2015 Cosmic Horror Blog Banner

A long time ago in a…. err didn’t someone else use that phrase!  Anyway, a few years back we were approached by our good friend, author John B Ford of Rainfall Books, to see if we would be interested in publishing a book in collaboration with Rainfall.  This subsequently appeared as Cthulhu’s Creatures.  As we

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