The Hunter from the Woods is now available for pre-ordering from Subterranean Press!

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Feb 142011

Subterranean Press is now accepting pre-orders for Robert McCammon’s new collection of Michael Gallatin stories, The Hunter from the Woods.
Michael Gallatin should be well-known to readers as the main character in The Wolf’s Hour.

You can pre-order The Hunter from the Woods by clicking here.


The Hunter from the Woods

by Robert McCammon

(pre-order—coming in November)

Dust jacket and interior
illustrations by Vincent Chong


Subterranean Press is proud to present a series of all new adventures, including several novelettes and novellas, set both pre- and post- Robert McCammon’s classic novel, The Wolf’s Hour. Our edition of that novel sold out on publication, and we had to turn away orders for over 400 copies. The Wolf’s Hour has been steadily climbing in price on the secondary market—we’ve now seen copies going for over $200. Place your order for The Hunter from the Woods now to lock in a copy.



The Hunter from the Woods marks the much-anticipated return of Michael Gallatin, the lycanthropic hero of Robert McCammon’s 1989 classic, The Wolf’s Hour. These all-new, interlinked stories offer a full measure of McCammon’s trademark narrative excitement, and comprise a fascinating composite portrait of a unique fictional creation.

The volume opens with a pair of brief glimpses into Michael’s early life in Russia and his initial recruitment into the British Secret Service. It ends with a haunting vision of the werewolf at twilight. In between, McCammon gives us three stellar novellas depicting different phases of Michael’s long, brutal war against Nazi Germany. “Sea Chase” is a nautical tale about the hazards of transporting a defecting German scientist to a place of sanctuary in England. “The Wolf and the Eagle” is the account of an unlikely friendship between rival men of action and a harrowing portrayal of a lethal forced march through the North African desert. “The Room at the Bottom of the Stairs” tells of an impossible,
ultimately tragic love affair set in the embattled city of Berlin during the latter stages of the war.

Erotic, visceral, and filled with moments of desolating horror and unexpected warmth, The Hunter from the Woods is a triumph of imaginative storytelling. Like the best of McCammon’s earlier work, it offers intelligent, world-class entertainment. In the process, it shines a welcome new light on one of the most uncommon heroes in contemporary fiction.

Limited: 1000 signed numbered hardcover copies — $75

Lettered: 26 signed leatherbound copies, housed in a custom traycase — $250

Table of Contents

  • The Great White Way
  • The Man From London
  • Sea Chase
  • The Wolf and the Eagle
  • The Room at the Bottom of the Stairs
  • Death of a Hunter


You can pre-order The Hunter from the Woods by clicking here.


Subterranean Announces the Signed Limited Edition of Baal

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Jan 262011

Subterranean Press has posted this announcement:

Robert McCammon — Announcing the Signed Limited Edition of BAAL

We’re pleased to announce the first Signed Limited Edition in our lineup of classic Robert McCammon titles. Baal has long been the Holy Grail for McCammon collectors, and we aim to produce a
volume that stands out, with a full color dust jacket and interior illustrations (and more features in the Deluxe Limited and Lettered Editions). All copies will be signed by the author.

Please note that we do not expect copies of the Deluxe Limited or Lettered Editions to last long, so please get your order in. The Signed Limited Edition has a print run of 1000 copies. By the time The Wolf’s Hour was published, we had orders for over 1200 copies, many of which we had to turn away. This may well be the case with Baal.


Baal was Robert McCammon’s first novel, a debut that would lead to some of the finest popular fiction of our time. Written at the age of 25 and published as a paperback original in 1978, it has been out of print for years. This deluxe new edition from Subterranean Press will give McCammon’s many readers—both newcomers and longtime fans—the opportunity to trace the development of an extraordinarily talented man.

The story begins with a horrific rape on the streets of New York City. Nine months after that violation, a most unusual child is born. His name is Jeffrey Harper Raines, but he quickly assumes his true name—and true purpose—as Baal, a new incarnation of the ancient prince of demons. The narrative recounts his lethal progress through the 20th century, which begins with the destruction of his earthly family. From there, Jeffrey/Baal moves to a doomed Catholic orphanage, where he unleashes carnage on an unprecedented scale, then out into the wider world, where he embraces his destiny as the Prophet of the Damned, generating a legacy of chaos, violence, and despair.

Baal is very much a young man’s book, raw and brimming with emotion. Listen closely and you’ll hear the voice of a gifted storyteller struggling to be born. In 1978, the career that would encompass Swan Song, Boy’s Life, and The Five still lay waiting several years down the road. This is where it began.



Limited: 1000 signed numbered hardcover copies: $75

Deluxe Numbered: 224 signed numbered copies, bound in leather, slipcase, with a different dust jacket than the Limited: $125

Lettered: 52 signed leatherbound copies, housed in a custom traycase: $250



Please note that customers are limited to one copy (per household, family, or plane of existence) of the Deluxe Numbered and Lettered Editions. We will not be accepting dealer orders for the Deluxe Numbered or Lettered Editions.

Buying a copy of Baal will give you the right of first refusal on other classic McCammon titles.


Subterranean Press: The Year of Robert McCammon

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Jan 212011

Subterranean Press has posted this announcement:

The Year of Robert McCammon — BAAL and Other Limited Editions Are Coming

In addition to the newer work by Robert McCammon that we’ve been publishing—such as his historical thriller Mister Slaughter or the forthcoming supernatural tinged novel, The Five—we’ve just reached agreement to publish a good number of Rick’s classic titles as signed limited editions, including Baal, Bethany’s Sin, The Night Boat, and They Thirst. They’ll join The Wolf’s Hour, which sold out prior to publication, as essential additions to the libraries of Rick’s most ardent fans.

Look for more information very soon, as we start work on Baal, with the aim of having it, as well as Rick’s other major release, The Hunter from the Woods, out this year.

Finally, our congratulations to Bob J., Michael B., Rod B. Jan M. and Andrew W., who all won Advance Reading Copies of The Five.



Announcing The Five by Robert McCammon — Inscribed Copies Available

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Jan 062011

From Subterranean Press:


The Five ARC Cover.jpg We’re pleased to announce The Five by Robert McCammon, a contemporary thriller with a supernatural backbeat.Read on for instructions on how to receive an inscribed copy of McCammon’s epic new novel.


Robert McCammon, author of the popular Matthew Corbett historical thrillers (Speaks the Nightbird, Mister Slaughter), now gives us something new and completely unexpected: The Five, a contemporary novel as vivid, timely, and compelling as anything he has written to date.

The Five tells the story of an eponymous rock band struggling to survive on the margins of the music business. As they move through the American Southwest on what might be their final tour together, the band members come to the attention of a damaged Iraq war veteran, and their lives are changed forever.

The narrative that follows is a riveting account of violence, terror, and pursuit set against a credible, immensely detailed rock and roll backdrop. It is also a moving meditation on loyalty and friendship, on the nature and importance of families—those we are born into and those we create for ourselves—and on the redemptive power of the creative spirit. Written with wit, elegance, and passionate conviction, The Five lays claim to new imaginative territory, and reaffirms McCammon’s position as one of the finest, most unpredictable storytellers of our time.

Lettered: 26 Deluxe bound hardcovers, housed in a custom traycase: $250

Limited: 274 signed numbered copies, in slipcase, including several color plates not in the trade hardcover: $125

Trade: Fully cloth bound hardcover edition: $26.95


Important News: When The Five is published, we plan to fly Robert McCammon to our warehouse here in Michigan, where he will inscribe copies for everyone who has preordered.

If you would like your copy of The Five inscribed by Mr. McCammon, please follow these instructions:

  • If paying via Visa/Mastercard, please include the name to which you would like the book inscribed (first names only, please) in the comments section of the order form.
  • If paying via PayPal, please send a separate email to letting us know which name to include in the inscription.

We regret that we cannot take requests for specific phrases or quotations to be included in the inscriptions.

On January 15, we’ll draw five names (appropriately enough) of customers who’ve preordered The Five and send each of them an Advance Reading Copy. Very few ARCs end up in private hands, so this is your chance to read the novel months before its May release.