Great Gothic Reads

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By Brenham Book Nook

Mexican Gothic

Silvia Moreno-Garcia

$17.00 $15.64

Eerie and atmospheric are perfect ways to describe this book. Super interesting and hooked me early on in the story. If you like gothic stories like the work of Poe, this is for you

The Shadow of the Wind

Carlos Ruiz Zafon

$18.00 $16.56

In Barcelona, Daniel Sempere's life changes when he discovers a book written by Julian Carax. A book that someone has been destroying every edition of and Daniel may have the last copy. Searching for more copies of the book Daniel is pulled into a story already a decade in the making.

The Labyrinth of the Spirits

Carlos Ruiz Zafon

$18.99 $17.47

Daniel Sempere and Fermin Romero de Torres team up again in order to avenge the death of Daniel's mother. Told in lyrically Gothic writing the story pulls you in from the very beginning.

The Prisoner of Heaven

Carlos Ruiz Zafon

$16.99 $15.63

The third installment in Ruiz Zafon's unbeatable Cemetery of Forgotten Books series packed with back story and a character long forgotten.

The Angel's Game: A Psychological Thriller

Carlos Ruiz Zafón

$18.00 $16.56

A dark psychological horror full of creaking trap doors and demons in the closet. A haunting prequel to The Shadow of the Wind.


Carlos Ruiz Zafon

$12.95 $11.91

Marina and Oscar stumble on a mystery that slides into horror similar to the Annabelle movies. If you're looking for a spooky read this is a great place to start!

The Prince of Mist

Carlos Ruiz Zafon


Max moves with his family into a new home and finds a strange sculpture garden that brings mystery and terror to him and his family. The only way out is to dive further in.

The Thirteenth Tale

Diane Setterfield

$18.00 $16.56

A Gothic story divided between present and past, new and old, the dead and the dying. Vida Winter is finally ready to tell the truth, but are we ready to hear it?


Mary Shelley

$6.00 $5.52

Read Mary Shelley's masterpiece and the creation of an entire genre: science fiction.


Bram Stoker

$3.99 $3.67

A million movie adaptations, but the book will always be better.

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Robert Louis Stevenson


One of the first supernatural murder mysteries. You've heard of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, but do you know what they've done?

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Arthur Conan Doyle

$11.00 $10.12

Sherlock Holmes is on to a new case, but this one is shocking even to him. A mangled body, a glowing wolf, and the darkness rolling in on the moor all contribute to one of Arthur Conan Doyle's most gothic cases.

The Yellow Wall-Paper and Selected Writings

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

$28.00 $25.76

An unsettling short story that will have you second-guessing your decorating choices.

The Edgar Allan Poe Collection

Edgar Allan Poe

$19.99 $18.39

Every word of Edgar Allan Poe's writing is gothic and wildly entertaining. Now seems like the perfect time to read Masque of the Red Death.