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  • SKU: SKU4245
  • Weight: 5.00 lbs.
  • Publisher: Lividian
  • Artist: Francois Vaillancourt
  • Page Count: 616
  • Print Run: 750
  • Release Date: Spring 2022


(Signed Limited Hardcover)

Scott Carson



Deluxe signed and slipcased Limited Edition hardcover 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 our edition is a new foreword by James Coltrane (a.k.a Stewart O’Nan), plus eleven original black and white illustrations, a full-color frontispiece, and a full-color wrap-around dust jacket painting by François Vaillancourt.

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…

Special Features:

• Eleven black and white interior illustrations by François Vaillancourt

• Full-color wrap-around dust jacket painting 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

Deluxe Production Features:

• Offset printed on an acid-free archival quality paper stock

• A fine binding of imported cloth

• Hot foil stamping on the front cover and spine

• Smyth-sewn to create a more durable binding

• Twine head and tail bands

• High-quality endpapers

• Sewn-in satin ribbon page marker

• Custom-made slipcase stamped with hot foil and featuring a unique die-cut window

• Signed by Scott Carson, Stewart O’Nan, and François Vaillancourt

• Limited to 750 signed and numbered copies