A Touch of Gothic
If you enjoy the trappings of classic Gothic fiction – dark family secrets, crumbling mansions, hints or more of madness, perversity, and the supernatural – you might enjoy these recent novels with a Gothic touch. All of these titles are located in the Adult Fiction section of the Library unless otherwise noted.
Beauman, Sally. The Sisters Mortland. 2006.
Bolton, S.J. Blood Harvest. 2010.
Carey, Edward. Observatory Mansions. 2000.
Goldstein, Rebecca. Properties of Light: A Novel of Love, Betrayal and Quantum Physics. 2000.
Harris, Joanne. Sleep, Pale Sister. 1994.
Harwood, John. The Ghost Writer. 2004.
Joss, Morag. Half Broken Things. 2004.
Mostert, Natasha. Season of the Witch. 2007.
Oates, Joyce Carol. First Love: A Gothic Tale. 1996.
Picardie, Justine. Daphne. 2008.
Savage, Tom. The Inheritance. 1998.
Scott, Joanna. The Manikin. 1996.
Shepard, Lucius. Softspoken. 2007. (Adult Science Fiction SHE).
Smith, Sarah. The Vanished Child. 1992. (Adult Mystery SMI).