Gothics are back, baby! Here are some of our new (or newer) favourites, as well as some old 'uns but good 'uns. Light up your candelabra, gaze broodingly or wistfully out your window as a summer lightning storm crackles or the wind blusters, and prepare to find yourself swallowed up by a good story.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “It’s Lovecraft meets the Brontës in Latin America, and after a slow-burn start Mexican Gothic gets seriously weird.”—The Guardian
“[A] delicious literary Gothic debut.” –THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW, EDITORS' CHOICE
“Moody and evocative as a fever dream, Catherine House is the sort of book that wraps itself around your brain, drawing you closer with each hypnotic step.” – THE WASHINGTON POST
A debut novel for fans of Sarah Perry and Kate Morton: when a young woman is tasked with safeguarding a natural history collection as it is spirited out of London during World War II, she discovers her new manor home is a place of secrets and terror instead of protection.
In August 1939, thirty-year-old Hetty Cartwright arrives at Lockwood Manor to oversee a natural his
A 2021 World Fantasy Award Finalist!
A 2020 Crawford Award Finalist
An Indie Next Pick!
Named a Best of 2020 Pick for NPR
Transformation, enchantment, and the emotional truths of family history teem in Kathleen Jennings’ stunning debut, Flyaway.
A town gripped by fear. A woman accused of witchcraft. Who can save Pale Harbor from itself?Maine, 1846. Gabriel Stone is desperate to escape the ghosts that haunt him in Massachusetts after his wife's death, so he moves to Maine, taking a position as a minister in the remote village of Pale Harbor.
A Sunday Times bestsellerTwo women, bound by a child, and a secret that will change everything . . .
Finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction
[These stories] vibrate with originality, queerness, sensuality and the strange.Roxane Gay
In these formally brilliant and emotionally charged tales, Machado gives literal shape to womens memories and hunger and desire. I couldnt put it down.Karen Russell
In the tradition of Daphne du Maurier's Rebecca and Ira Levin's Rosemary's Baby, here is a new classic about the bride who's no longer sure what to think. All families have their own rituals, secrets, and credos, like a miniature religious cult; these quirks may elicit the mirth or mild alarm of guests, but the matter is rather more serious if you're marrying into a household.
Now a Netflix film starring Lily James, Armie Hammer, and Kristin Scott Thomas
"Last Night I Dreamt I went to Manderley Again..."
Celebrate the fortieth anniversary of the enduring gothic masterpiece Flowers in the Attic—the unforgettable forbidden love story that earned V.C. Andrews a fiercely devoted fan base and became an international cult classic.
'May you not rest, as long as I am living. You said I killed you - haunt me, then' Lockwood, the new tenant of Thrushcross Grange on the bleak Yorkshire moors, is forced to seek shelter one night at Wuthering Heights, the home of his landlord.
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Secret Keeper comes a “moody, suspenseful page-turner” (People, Best Book Pick) filled with mystery and spellbinding secrets.
Living on her family’s idyllic lakeside estate in Cornwall, England, Alice Edevane is a bright, inquisitive, and precociously talented sixteen-year-old who loves to write
Shirley Jackson's beloved gothic tale of a peculiar girl named Merricat and her family's dark secret
A propulsive and chillingly prescient novel of suspense and terror from the Bram Stoker award–winning author of The Cabin at the End of the World and A Head Full of Ghosts.
“Absolutely riveting.” — Stephen King