For those of you who can’t wait for May 19th and the release of the long awaited ‘The Scarlet Gospels‘ novel from Clive Barker, we have a tease that will help you kill at least part of that time. It’s a preview of the first two chapters of the novel! It’s hard to believe we’ve had to wait eight years but the wait is almost over! Yes, the conclusion of Pinhead’s story, the last tale set in the ‘Hellraiser’ universe, and one more round with detective Harry D’Amour is almost at hand and this preview is just the thing to whet your whistle and get you back into the horrifying mood that Barker has long been known to deliver.

It all starts with:

After the long quiet of the grave, Joseph Ragowski gave voice, and it
was not pleasant, in either sound or sentiment.

You won’t have to worry that we’ll be without a Cenobite for long as there is quite an interesting scene with one in the second chapter and where it leaves off… well I apologize but it’s just going to make you want the book that much more!

To get the PDF with the full first 2 chapters make sure to click right here!

If you are more interested in hearing the book, we also have an exert from the audiobook of ‘The Scarlet Gospels’ which is read by John Lee that you can listen to below!

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?

Are you dying to hear how the life of Pinhead will come to a close? Can’t wait to read more of Barker’s work? Share your thoughts on ‘The Silent Gospels’ below!

‘The Scarlet Gospels’ will scare its way into bookstores on May 19th, 2015