Spooky books for The Grim(m) Season:  The Thirteenth Tale

So there’s this young woman of (extremely) modest means named Margaret Lea who works in an undervisited bookstore and reviews books and writes author biographies on the side – but she only does it of obscure authors and their barely known books.  This is because she doesn’t see herself as a real biographer and doesn’t […]

Spooky reading:  modern Gothic novels

Does anyone write true Gothic novels and stories anymore?  I mean in the tradition of The House of the Seven Gables or Rebecca.  Not horror:  Gothic suspense, with a dash of romance. These days, modern urban fantasy, updated vampire novels, Romance and other fantasy sub-genres have largely taken over where Stephen King, Batman, steampunk and […]