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 • An isolated mansion. A chillingly charismatic aristocrat. And a brave socialite drawn to expose their treacherous secrets. . . .
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“[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 natura$19.99ISBN: 9781250260499Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Tor.com - July 28th, 2020
An Indie Next Pick!
Transformation, enchantment, and the emotional truths of family history teem in Kathleen Jennings’ stunning debut, Flyaway.
"Kathleen Jennings' prose dazzles, and her magic feels real enough that you might even prick your finger on it."—Kelly Link$16.99ISBN: 9781525834264Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Graydon House - September 17th, 2019
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.$16.99ISBN: 9780778309321Availability: Ships to Our Store in 1-5 DaysPublished: Mira Books - April 7th, 2020
A Sunday Times bestsellerTwo women, bound by a child, and a secret that will change everything . . .$16.00ISBN: 9781555977887Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Graywolf Press - October 3rd, 2017
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 women’s memories and hunger and desire. I couldn’t put it down.”—Karen Russell$14.95ISBN: 9781934287033Availability: Ships to Our Store in 1-5 DaysPublished: Vertical - December 18th, 2007
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.Email or call for price.ISBN: 9780380730407Availability: BackorderedPublished: William Morrow Paperbacks - September 5th, 2006
Now a Netflix film starring Lily James, Armie Hammer, and Kristin Scott Thomas
"Last Night I Dreamt I went to Manderley Again..."$16.00ISBN: 9781982108106Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Gallery Books - November 12th, 2019
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.$18.00ISBN: 9780143105435Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Penguin Classics - August 25th, 2009
'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.$17.00ISBN: 9781451649352Availability: Ships to Our Store in 1-5 DaysPublished: Washington Square Press - June 7th, 2016
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 stories$17.00ISBN: 9780143039976Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Penguin Classics - October 31st, 2006
Shirley Jackson's beloved gothic tale of a peculiar girl named Merricat and her family's dark secret$27.99ISBN: 9780062679161Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: William Morrow - July 7th, 2020
“Fresh and surprising. Survivor Song may be one of Tremblay’s best— beautifully detailed, viscerally frightening, and deep with emotional resonance." —Dan Chaon, New York Times bestselling author of Ill Will