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Gothica Books buy and sell antiquarian, out of print, first editions and rare books specialising in Gothic Literature, Gothic Fiction, Schauerroman, Frenetique, Roman Noir and Penny Dreadfuls.

Dealing with institutions, universities, libraries and private collectors all over the world.

We are particularly interested in books listed in Montague Summers Gothic Bibliography or his Gothic Quest as well as those in the Sadleir-Black collection and everything by the Minerva Press.

Gothic novels


"A. V. Laider" by Max Beerbohm

"At Abdul Ali's Grave" by E. F. Benson

"Accessory Before the Fact" by Algernon Blackwood

"An Account of some Strange Disturbances in Aungier Street" by J. S. LeFanu

Adelmorn the Outlaw by Matthew Lewis

Adventures of Caleb Williams by William Godwin

"The Affair at Grover Station" by Willa Cather

"Afterward" by Edith Wharton

The Alhambra by Washington Irving

"Alastor" by Percy Bysshe Shelley

"Alice Doane's Appeal" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"All Alone" by Mary Robinson

"The Altar of the Dead" by Henry James

"The Amalgamated Brotherhood of Spooks" by J. K. Bangs

"The Los Amigos Fiasco" by Arthur Conan Doyle

"Amour Dure" by Vernon Lee

"The Anaconda" by Matthew Lewis

"Ancient Lights" by Algernon Blackwood

"Ancient Sorceries" by Algernon Blackwood

"The Angel of the Odd" by Edgar Allan Poe

"The Apparition" by Guy de Maupassant

"The Apparition of Mrs. Veal" by Daniel Defoe

Arthur Gordon Pym

Arthur Mervyn by Charles Brockden Brown

"An Artist of the Beautiful" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"The Assignation" by Edgar Allan Poe

"An Astral Onion" by Elia W. Peattie

Auriol; or The Elixir of Life by William Harrison Ainsworth


"Ballad (Sister Rosa)" by Percy Bysshe Shelley

"The Baron of Grogzwig" by Charles Dickens

"Bartleby the Scrivener" by Herman Melville

"The Beast in the Jungle" by Henry James

"The Beckoning Fair One" by Oliver Onions

The Beetle by Richard Marsh

"Behold it was a Dream!" by Rhoda Broughton

A Beleaguered City by Margaret Oliphant

"The Bell in the Fog" by Gertrude Atherton

"La Belle Dame sans Merci" by John Keats

"The Bell-Tower" by Herman Melville

"Benlian" by Oliver Onions

"Berenice" by Edgar Allan Poe

"Between the Lights" by E. F. Benson

"The Birthmark" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"The Bisara of Pooree" by Rudyard Kipling

"The Black Cat" by Edgar Allan Poe

The Black Dwarf by Sir Walter Scott

"The Black Reaper" by Bernard Capes

"The Blindman's World" by Edward Bellamy

"Bloodie Jack of Shrewsberrie" by Thomas Ingoldsby

"Blow Up with the Brig" by Wilkie Collins

"The Body Snatcher" by Robert Louis Stevenson

"Bon-Bon" by Edgar Allan Poe

"The Borrowed Month" by Frank Stockton

"The Bottle Imp" by Robert Louis Stevenson

"The Bowmen" by Arthur Machen

The Bravo of Venice by Matthew Lewis

"The Bride" by M. P. Shiel

The Bride of Lammermoor by Sir Walter Scott

"The Bride of the Isles" by Anonymous

"The Bridge of Sighs" by Thomas Hood

"On the Brighton Road" by Richard Middleton

"The Bringing of the Rose" by Harriet Lewis Bradley

"Brother Morgan's Story of the Dream Woman" by Wilkie Collins

"The Brown Man's Servant" by W. W. Jacobs

"The Burial of the Rats" by Bram Stoker

"The Bus-Conductor" by E. F. Benson

"By the Waters of Paradise" by F. Marion Crawford



Caleb Williams

"Can a Blind Man See a Ghost?" [Anonymous]

Can Such Things Be? by Ambrose Bierce

The Canterville Ghost by Oscar Wilde

"The Canvasser's Tale" by Mark Twain

"The Captain of the Pole-star" by Arthur Conan Doyle

Captain Stormfield's Visit to Heaven by Mark Twain

"Carleton Barker, First And Second" by J. K. Bangs

"Carmilla" by J. S. LeFanu

Carnacki the Ghostfinder by William Hope Hodgson

Carwin the Biloquist

"The Case of Vincent Pyrwhit" by Barry Pain

"The Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allan Poe

"The Castaway" by William Cowper

The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole

The Castle of Wolfenbach by Eliza Parsons

Castle Rackrent by Maria Edgeworth

The Castle Spectre by Matthew Lewis

The Castles of Athlin and Dunbayne by Ann Radcliffe

"The Cat by E. F. Benson

"Caterpillars" by E. F. Benson

"The Cedar Closet" by Lafcadio Hearn

"The Celestial Railroad" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Cenci by Percy Bysshe Shelley

"A Child of the Rain" by Elia W. Peattie

"The Chimes" by Charles Dickens

"At Chrighton Abbey" by Mary Braddon.

"Christ in Flanders" by Honoré Balzac

"Christabel" by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"The Christmas Banquet" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens

"The Christmas Shadrach" by Frank Stockton

The Chronicles of Clovis by Saki

"A Clock Striking Midnight" by Thomas Lovell Beddoes

"Clopton House" by Elizabeth Gaskell

"The Closed Window by A. C. Benson

"The Cobweb" by Saki

"The Cold Embrace" by Mary Braddon

"The Colloquy of Monos and Una": by Edgar Allan Poe

"The Coming of Abel Behenna" by Bram Stoker

"The Compensation House" by Charles Collins

Confessions of an English Opium Eater by Thomas DeQuincey

"The Confession of Charles Linkworth" by E. F. Benson

"The Conversation of Eiros and Charmion" by Edgar Allan Poe

"Cordon!" by T. R. Sullivan

"In the Court of the Dragon" by Robert W. Chambers

"The Cremona Violin" by E. T. A. Hoffmann

"The Crooked Branch" by Elizabeth Gaskell

"Crooken Sands" by Bram Stoker

Crotchet Castle by Thomas LovePeacock

"Curious if True" by Elizabeth Gaskell

"The Curious Vehicle" by Alexander Drake

"A Cypress-Bough, and A Rose-Wreath Sweet" by Thomas Lovell Beddoes

"Cyprian Overbeck Wells (A Literary Mosaic)" by Arthur Conan Doyle



"The Damned Thing"by Ambrose Bierce

"TheDanish Boy"by William Wordsworth

"The Day of My Death" by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps

"The Dead and the Countess"by Gertrude Atherton

"A Dead Finger"by S. Baring-Gould"'And the Dead Spake'"by E. F. Benson

"Their Dear Little Ghost"by Elia W. Peattie

"Death"by Thomas Hood

"Death and the Woman"by Gertrude Atherton

"On the Death of a Friend. 1763"by Elizabeth Carter

"On the Death of a Young Lady"by James Macpherson

"The Death-Bed"by Thomas Hood

"The Demon of the Gibbet"by Fitz-James O'Brien

"The Demon of the Hartz"by Thomas Peckett Prest

"The Derelict"by William Hope Hodgson

"A Descent into the Maelstrom" by Edgar Allan Poe

"The Deserted House"by E. T. A. Hoffmann

"The Devil in the Belfry" by Edgar Allan Poe

"The Devil of the Marsh"by H. B. Marriott Watson

"The Diamond Lens"by Fitz-James O'Brien

"Dionea"by Vernon Lee

"Diplomacy" by Lafcadio Hearn

"Dirge"by Thomas Lovell Beddoes

"Dirge and Hymeneal"by Thomas Lovell Beddoes

"Disappearances"by Elizabeth Gaskell

"A Dream of Red Hands"by Bram Stoker

"Dr. Faust's Last Day" by Maurice Baring

"Dr. Heidegger's Experiment"by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"The Doom of the Griffiths"by Elizabeth Gaskell

"Doomsday"by Thomas Lovell Beddoes

"The Door in the Wall" by H. G. Wells

"The Double Shadow"by Clark Ashton Smith

Draculaby Bram Stoker

"Dracula's Guest"by Bram Stoker

"The Dragon of Chang Tao" by Ernest Bramah

"The Dream"by Mary Shelley

"A Dream of Armageddon" by H. G. Wells

"Dream of Dying"by Thomas Lovell Beddoes

"The Dualitists"by Bram Stoker

"The Duc de l'Omlette"by Edgar Allan Poe

"The Dust Cloud"by E. F. Benson


"Earth's Holocaust"by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"The Ebony Frame"by E. Nesbit

"An Echo of Antietam"by Edward Bellamy

"An Eddy on the Floor"by Bernard Capes

Edgar Huntleyby Charles Brockden Brown

"Edward Randolph's Portrait"by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"Egotism; or The Bosom Serpent"by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"An Egyptian Hornet"by Algernon Blackwood

"Eleanora" by Edgar Allan Poe

"Elegy V: On the Death of a Lady"by William Mason

"Elegy VI: Written in a Church-yard in South Wales, 1787"by William Mason

"Elegy on the Death of Miss Sutton"by Elizabeth Carter

"Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard"by Thomas Gray

"The Elixir of Life" by Honoré Balzac

"The Empty House"by Algernon Blackwood

The Enchanted Typewriterby J. K. Bangs

"At the End of the Passage" by Rudyard Kipling

"An Engineer's Story"by Amelia Edwards

"Enoch Soames: A Memory of the Eighteen-Nineties"by Max Beerbohm

"The Ensouled Violin"by Helena Blavatsky

"Ethan Brand"by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"The Eve of St. Agnes"by John Keats

"Eveline's Visitant"by Mary Braddon.

"The Evil Guest" by J. S. LeFanu

"An Experience"by Richard Marsh

"Extracts from Gosschen's Diary"by John Wilson

"The Eyes"by Edith Wharton


"The Facts Concerning the Recent Carnival of Crime in Connecticut"by Mark Twain

"The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar" by Edgar Allan Poe

"A Faded Scapular" by F. D. Millet

"Fair Eckbertby Johann Ludwig Tieck

"The Fall of the House of Usher" by Edgar Allan Poe

"The Familiar"by Joseph Sheridan LeFanu

"Fancy's Show Box"by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Fantastic Fablesby Ambrose Bierce

"A Far-Away Melody"by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

"The Fatal Skin" by "The Magic Skin"

Faustby Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Faustusby Christopher Marlowe

"How Fear Departed from the Long Gallery"by E. F. Benson

"Feathertop"by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Ferdinand Count Fathomby Tobias Smollett

"The Finest Story in the World" by Rudyard Kipling

"For the Blood is the Life"by F. Marion Crawford

"The Foreigner"by Sarah Orne Jewett

"The Fortunes of Martin Walbeck"by Sir Walter Scott

"The 4.15 Express"by Amelia B. Edwards

"The Four-Fingered Hand"by Barry Pain

Frankensteinby Mary Shelley

"The Friends of the Friends"by Henry James

"From the Loom of the Dead" by Elia W. Peattie

"The Fulness of Life" by Edith Wharton


"Gabriel-Ernest" by Saki

"The Gardener"by E. F. Benson

"Gavon's Eve"by E. F. Benson

"A Gentle Ghost"by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

"Ghasta, or The Avenging Demon!!!"by Percy Bysshe Shelley

"A Ghost-Child"by Bernard Capes

"The Ghost"by Walter De La Mare

"The Ghost"by Thomas Ingoldsby

"The Ghost Club"by J. K. Bangs

The Ghost of Guir Houseby Charles Willing Beale

The Ghost Piratesby William Hope Hodgson

"A Ghost Story"by Mark Twain

"The Ghostly Rental" by Henry James

"Ghosts" by Guy de Maupassant

"On Ghosts"by Mary Shelley

"The Ghosts' Moonshine"by Thomas Lovell Beddoes

"A Gipsy Prophecy"by Bram Stoker

"The Glamour of the Snow"by Algernon Blackwood

"Glámr"by S. Baring-Gould

"At La Glorieuse. A Story"by M. E. M. Davis

"Goblin Market"by Christina Rossetti

"The Golden Key"by George MacDonald

"Good Lady Ducayne"by Mary Braddon

"Goody Blake and Harry Gill"by William Wordsworth

"A Grammatical Ghost"by Elia W. Peattie

"The Gray Champion"by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"The Great Carbuncle"by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"The Great God Pan"by Arthur Machen

"The Great Keinplatz Experiment"by Arthur Conan Doyle

"The Greatest Good of the Greatest Number"by Gertrude Atherton

"The Green Glen" by John Buchan

"Green Tea"by J. S. LeFanu

"De Grey: A Romance"by Henry James

"The Grey Dolphin"by Thomas Ingoldsby

"The Grey Woman"by Elizabeth Gaskell

"The Grove of Ashtaroth" by John Buchan

"Guilt and Sorrow"by William Wordsworth


"The Hall Bedroom"by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

"The Hall of Fantasy"by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"Halloween"by Robert Burns

Hamletby William Shakespeare

"The Happy Children"by Arthur Machen

"A Happy Release"by S. Baring-Gould

"Hart-Leap Well"by William Wordsworth

"The Haunted Beach"by Mary Robinson

"The Haunted Bookshop"by Christopher Morley

The Haunted Hotelby Wilkie Collins

"The Haunted House"by Charles Dickens

"The Haunted House"by Thomas Hood

"The Haunted House"by George MacDonald

"The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain"by Charles Dickens

"The Haunted Mind"by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"The Haunted Organist of Hurly Burly"by Rosa Mulholland

"Haunted Subalterns" by Rudyard Kipling

Hauntingsby Vernon Lee

Headlong Hallby Thomas Love Peacock

"The Hedgehog" by Saki

"At The Hermitage"by ELevi Brown

"Hertford O'Donnell's Warning"by Charlotte Riddell

"Hic Jacet"by Oliver Onions

"Hilary Maltby and Steven Braxton" by Max Beerbohm

"His Brother's Keeper"by W. W. Jacobs

"The Hollow of the Three Hills"by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"The Horla"by Guy de Maupassant

"Horror: A True Tale"by John Berwick Harwood

"The Horror-Horn"by E. F. Benson

"In the House of Suddhoo" by Rudyard Kipling

"The House of the Past" by Algernon Blackwood

House of the Seven Gablesby Nathaniel Hawthorne

The House on the Borderlandby William Hope Hodgson

"The House Surgeon" by Rudyard Kipling

"The House That Was Not"by Elia W. Peattie

"The House with the Brick-Kiln"by E. F. Benson

A Houseboat on the River Styxby J. K. Bangs

"How He Left the Hotel"by Louisa Baldwin

"How He Passed!"by Richard Marsh

"How the Third Floor Knew the Potteries"by Amelia B. Edwards

"How to Write a Blackwood's Article"by Edgar Allan Poe

"Howe's Masquerade"by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"A Hymn for Evening"by Thomas Parnell

"Hymn to Intellectual Beauty"by Percy Bysshe Shelley


"The Ikon" by Maurice Baring

"The Imp of the Perverse" by Edgar Allan Poe

"The Inexperienced Ghost" by H. G. Wells

"An Inhabitant of Carcosa"by Ambrose Bierce

"The Inn" by Guy de Maupassant

"The Interruption"by W. W. Jacobs

"The Intoxicated Ghost"by Arlo Bates

"The Iron Shroud"by William Mudford

"Isabella; or The Pot of Basil"by John Keats

"The Island" by Maurice Baring

The Italian by Ann Radcliffe


"J. Habakuk Jephson's Statement"by Arthur Conan Doyle

Jane Eyreby Charlotte Brontë

Jekyll and Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

"Jerry Bundler"by W. W. Jacobs

The Jewel of Seven Starsby Bram Stoker

"Jikininki"by Lafcadio Hearn

"John Barrington Cowles": Part One; Part Twoby Arthur Conan Doyle

"John Charrington's Wedding"by E. Nesbit

"John Granger"by Mary Braddon

"The Jolly Corner"by Henry James

"The Judge's House"by Bram Stoker

"Julian and Maddalo"by Percy Bysshe Shelley

Julius Caesarby William Shakespeare


"Keeping His Promise"by Algernon Blackwood

"Keeping Up Appearances"by W. W. Jacobs

"Kerfol"by Edith Wharton

"Ketira the Gypsy"by Eleanor Price Wood

"The Kinetoscope of Time" by Brander Matthews

The King in Yellowby Robert W. Chambers

"The Kit-Bag"by Algernon Blackwood

"Kubla Khan"by Samuel Taylor Coleridge


Lady Audley's Secretby Mary Braddon

"Lady Eleanor's Mantle"by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Lady of the Shroudby Bram Stoker

"The Lady Rohesia"by Thomas Ingoldsby

"The Lady's Maid's Bell"by Edith Wharton

The Lair of the White Wormby Bram Stoker

"The Lame Priest"by S. Carleton

"A Lament"by Thomas Lovell Beddoes

"Lamia, Part I" (21K) and "Lamia, Part II"by John Keats

"The Last Lords of Gardonal"by William Gilbert

"The Last House in C— Street"by Dinah Mulock

"The Last Man"by Thomas Hood

"The Last of the Valerii"by Henry James

"The Last Squire of Ennismore"by Charlotte Riddell

"Laura" by Saki

"Laura Silver Bell"by Joseph Sheridan LeFanu

The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices by Charles Dickens

"The Legend of Dunblane"by Joseph Sheridan LeFanu

"The Legend of Madame Krasinka"by Vernon Lee

"Legend of Mont. St. Michel" by Guy de Maupassant

"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"by Washington Irving

"Leixlip Castle"by Charles Maturin

"Lenore"by Göttfried Bürger

"To Let"by B. M. Croker

"Let Loose"by Mary Cholmondeley

"The Library Window"by Margaret Oliphant

"The Lifted Veil"by George Eliot

"Ligeia" by Edgar Allan Poe

"The Lightning-Rod Man"by Herman Melville

Lilithby George MacDonald

"The Listener"by Algernon Blackwood

"TheListeners"by Walter De La Mare

"Little Joe Gander"by S. Baring-Gould

"The Little Maid at the Door"by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

"The Literary Remains of Thomas Bragdon"by J. K. Bangs

"The Little Room"by Madeline Yale Wynne

"Lois the Witch"by Elizabeth Gaskell

"The Long Chamber"by Olivia Howard Dunbar

"The Loosened Cord"by Alexander Drake

"Lord Arthur Savile's Crime"by Oscar Wilde

"Loss of Breath" by Edgar Allan Poe

"The Lost Ghost"by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

"The Lost Legion" by Rudyard Kipling

"The Lost Rembrandt" by T. R. Sullivan

"Lot No. 429"by Arthur Conan Doyle

"A Lucid Interval" by John Buchan

"Lucy Gray"by William Wordsworth

"Luella Miller"by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

"A Luncheon-Party" by Maurice Baring



Macbethby William Shakespeare

"A Madman's Manuscript"by Charles Dickens

"The Magic Egg"by Frank Stockton

"The Magic Shop" by H. G. Wells

"The Magic Skin"by Honoré Balzac

"The Magician and the Favourite"by Anonymous

"Magnetism" by Guy de Maupassant

"The Man in Red" by T. R. Sullivan

"The Man of Adamant"by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"The Man of Science"by Jerome K. Jerome

"The Man of the Crowd" by Edgar Allan Poe

Man Overboard!by F. Marion Crawford

The Man Whom the Trees Loved"by Algernon Blackwood

"The Man with the Cough"by Mary Louisa Molesworth

"The Man with the Nose" by Rhoda Broughton

Manfredby Lord Byron

"Man-size in Marble"by E. Nesbit

"MS. Found in a Bottle" by Edgar Allan Poe

"Many Waters Cannot Quench Love"by Louisa Baldwin

"The Marble Handsby Bernard Capes

Maria, or The Wrongs of Womanby Mary Wollstonecraft

The Mark of the Beast"by Rudyard Kipling

"Markheim" by Robert Louis Stevenson

"Marsyas in Flandersby Vernon Lee

"Martin's Close"by M. R. James

"Mary's Ghost"by Thomas Hood

"The Mask"by Richard Marsh

"The Masque of the Red Death" by Edgar Allan Poe

"Maud-Evelyn"by Henry James

"Max Hensig" by Algernon Blackwood

"McAllister"by S. Baring-Gould

"Melmoth Reconciled"by Honoré Balzac

Melmoth the Wandererby Charles Maturin

Memoirs of Carwin the Biloquistby Charles Brockden Brown

"Mesmeric Revelation"by Edgar Allan Poe

"The Messenger"by Robert W. Chambers

"The Messenger of Death" by John Stagg

"Metzengerstein"by Edgar Allan Poe

"The Mezzotint"by M. R. James

"A Midnight Visitor"by J. K. Bangs

A Midsummer Night's Dreamby William Shakespeare

"The Miniature"by J. Y. Akerman

"'Ministers of Grace'"by Saki

"The Minister's Black Veil"by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"Miss Jéromette and the Clergyman"by Wilkie Collins

"Of a Mirror and a Bell" by Lafcadio Hearn

"Mrs. Amworth"by E. F. Benson

"Mrs. Botherby's Storyby Thomas Ingoldsby

"Mr. Higginbotham's Catastrophe"by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"Mr. Humphries and His Inheritance"by M. R. James

"Mr. Justice Harbottle"by J. S. LeFanu

"Mr. Skelmersdale in Fairyland" by H. G. Wells

"Mr. Tilly’s Séance"by E. F. Benson

Mistrust; or Blanche and Osbright: A Feudal Romanceby Matthew Lewis

Moby Dickby Herman Melville

The Monkby Matthew Lewis

"The Monkey's Paw"by WWJacobs

"Monsieur du Miroir"by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Monsieur Mauriceby Amelia B. Edwards

"The Mortal Immortal"by Mary Shelley

Mosses from an Old Manse: Vol. I — Vol. IIby Nathaniel Hawthorne

"Moxon's Master" by Ambrose Bierce

"Mujina" by Lafcadio Hearn

"The Murders in the Rue Morgue" by Edgar Allan Poe

"The Music on the Hill"by Saki

"Mustapha"by S. Baring-Gould

"My Aunt Margaret's Mirror"by Sir Walter Scott

"My Kinsman, Major Molineux"by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"My Own True Ghost Story" by Rudyard Kipling

The Mysteries of Udolphoby Ann Radcliffe

The Mysterious Spaniardby Anonymous

The Mysterious Strangerby Mark Twain

"The Mystery of Marie Roget" by Edgar Allan Poe


"Napoleon and the Spectre"by Charlotte Brontë

The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pymby Edgar Allan Poe

"The Nature of the Evidence"by May Sinclair

"Negotium Perambulans"by E. F. Benson

"Never Bet the Devil Your Head" by Edgar Allan Poe

"The New Adam and Eve"by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"My New Year's Eve Among the Mummies"by Grant Allen

"To Night"by Thomas Lovell Beddoes

"Night in an Old Castle"by G. P. R. James

"A Night in Rome"by William Harrison Ainsworth

"A Night Piece"by James Macpherson

"A Night-Piece on Death"by Thomas Parnell

"Night Scenes of Other Times"by Joanna Baillie

Nightmare Abbeyby Thomas Love Peacock

"The Night-Wire"by H. F.Arnold

"The 9:30 Up-Train"by S. Baring-Gould

"The North Mail"by Amelia B. Edwards

Northanger Abbeyby Jane Austen

"On the Northern Ice"by Elia W. Peattie

"Number 13" by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps

"Number Ninety"by B. M. Croker

"No. 252 Rue M. Le Prince"by Ralph Adams Cram


"An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" by Ambrose Bierce

"Ode on the death of Mr Thomson"by William Collins

"An Ode on the Popular Superstitions of the Highlands of Scotland"by William Collins

"Ode on Melancholy"by William Mason

"Ode to Evening"by William Collins

"Ode to Fancy"by Joseph Warton

"Ode to Fear"by William Collins

"Ode to Melancholy"by Elizabeth Carter

"Ode [With restless agitations tost]"by Elizabeth Carter

"Oh Whistle and I'll Come to You, My Lad"by M. R. James

"Oke of Okehurst"by Vernon Lee

"Old Adam, the Carrion Crow"by Thomas Lovell Beddoes

"Old Applejoy's Ghost"by Frank Stockton

The Old English Baronby Clara Reeve

"The Old House in Vauxhall Walk"by Charlotte Riddell

"Old Mrs. Jones"by Charlotte Riddell

"The Old Nurse's Story"by Elizabeth Gaskell

"On the Leads"by S. Baring-Gould

"On the River" by Guy de Maupassant

"The Open Door"by Margaret Oliphant

"The Open Door"by Charlotte Riddell

"The Open Window"by Saki

"Ophelia's Urn (Elegy IV)"by William Shenstone

Ormond by Charles Brockden Brown

The Orphan of the Rhineby Eleanor Sleath

"Oshidori" by Lafcadio Hearn

Othelloby William Shakespeare

"The Other Bed"by E. F. Benson

"The Other Wing"by Algernon Blackwood

"Out of the Deep"by Walter De La Mare

"The Outcast"by E. F. Benson

"Outside the Door"by E. F. Benson

"The Oval Portrait" by Edgar Allan Poe


"P.'s Correspondence"by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Parasiteby Arthur Conan Doyle

"The Past"by Ellen Glasgow

"A Pastoral Ballad"by William Shenstone

"The Peace of Mowsle Barton"by Saki

"Perspective"by Algernon Blackwood

"Peter Bell"by William Wordsworth

Phantastes: A Faerie Romance for Men and Womenby George MacDonald

The Phantom of the Operaby Gaston Leroux

"The Phantom Rickshaw" by Rudyard Kipling

"The Phantom Wooer"by Thomas Lovell Beddoes

"The Phial of Dread"by Fitz Hugh Ludlow

"The Philosophy of Relative Existences" by Frank Stockton

"The Piano Next Door"by Elia W. Peattie

The Pickwick Papers byCharles Dickens

The Picture of Dorian Grayby Oscar Wilde

"The Pit and the Pendulum" by Edgar Allan Poe

"The Plattner Story"by H. G. Wells

"The Poor Clare"by Elizabeth Gaskell

"Poor Lucy Rivers"by Bernard Capes

"Poor Old Pilgrim Misery"by Thomas Lovell Beddoes

"Poor Pretty Bobby"by Rhoda Broughton

"The Poor Singing Dame"by Mary Robinson

"The Portrait"by Margaret Oliphant

"The Power of Darkness"by E. Nesbit

"The Premature Burial" by Edgar Allan Poe

Presumption; or The Fate of Frankensteinby Richard Brinsley Peake

"A Primer of Imaginary Geography" by Brander Matthews

"The Prisoner of Glenbeague"by Anonymous

"The Private Life"by Henry James

The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinnerby James Hogg

"A Problem in Portraitureby Arlo Bates

"The Prophetic Pictures"by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"A Psychical Prank"by J. K. Bangs

The Purcell Papersby J. S. LeFanu

The Purple Cloud by M. P. Shiel

The Pursuit of the Houseboatby J. K. Bangs




"A Quicksilver Cassandra"by J. K. Bangs

"Quite a Lost Art"by Anonymous


"Rappaccini's Daughter"by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"The Raven" by G. P. R. James

"The Readjustment"by Mary Austin

"The Real and the Counterfeit"by Louisa Baldwin

"Reality or Delusion?"by Ellen Price Wood

Reginald in Russia by Saki

"The Remoulding of Groby Lington"by Saki

"The Resurrectionist"by Samuel Warren

The Returnby Walter De La Mare

"The Return of Imray"by Rudyard Kipling

"Rime of the Ancient Mariner"by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"The Rime of True Thomas" by John Buchan

"The Ring of Thoth"by Arthur Conan Doyle

"Rip van Winkle"by Washington Irving

"The Rival Ghosts" by Brander Matthews

"The Roads of Destiny" by O. Henry

"Roger Malvin's Burial"by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"Rokuro-kubi"by Lafcadio Hearn

"The Romance of Certain Old Clothes"by Henry James

Romeo and Julietby William Shakespeare

"The Room in the Dragon Volantby Joseph Sheridan LeFanu

"The Room in the Tower"by E. F. Benson

"The Room of the Evil Thought"by Elia W. Peattie

"The Rose Garden"by M. R. James

"Rose Rose"by Barry Pain




"The Saint and the Goblin” by Saki

St. Irvyne; or The Rosicrucianby Percy Bysshe Shelley

"St. John's Eve"by Nikolai Gogol

"Sam's Ghost"by W. W. Jacobs

"The Sand-Man"by E. T. A. Hoffmann

"Sandy the Tinker"by Charlotte Riddell

"The Savage of Aveyron"by Mary Robinson

The Scarlet Letterby Nathaniel Hawthorne

"A School Story"by M. R. James

"The Screaming Skull"by F. Marion Crawford

"The Scythe of Time" (a.k.a. "A Predicament") by Edgar Allan Poe

"Seaton's Aunt"by Walter De La Mare

"The Secret Chamber"by Margaret Oliphant

"The Secret of the Growing Gold"by Bram Stoker

"Secret Worship"by Algernon Blackwood

"The Seed from the Sepulcher"by Clark Ashton Smith

“A Select Party"by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"Seraphita"by Honoré Balzac

"A Service of Danger"by Amelia B. Edwards

"A Set of Chessmen"by Richard Marsh

"Shadow--A Parable"by Edgar Allan Poe

"The Shadow in the Corner"by Mary Braddon

"The Shadow of a Midnight" by Maurice Baring

The Shadow of a Shade"by Tom Hood

"The Shadows on the Wall"by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

"The Shape of Fear"by Elia W. Peattie

"Shepherd's Boy"by Richard Middleton

"The She-Wolf" by Saki

"The Shootings Of Achnaleish"by E. F. Benson

"The Signalman"by Charles Dickens

"Silence"by Thomas Hood

"Silence--A Fable"by Edgar Allan Poe

"A Silent Witness"by Richard Marsh

"Since I Died" by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps

"A Singular Passage in the Life of the Late Henry Harris, Doctor in Divinity"by Thomas Ingoldsby

"Sir Guy, the Seeker"by Matthew Lewis

"The Sister Years"by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"Slender's Ghost"by William Shenstone

"TheSnow-Image"by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"Some Remarks on the Use of the Preternatural..."by John Wilson

"Some Words with a Mummy" by Edgar Allan Poe

"Song of a Maid Whose Love is Dead"by Thomas Lovell Beddoes

"Song for the Wandering Jew"by William Wordsworth

"The Songs of Selma"by James Macpherson

"The Song of Shadows"by Walter De La Mare

Sonnets by Charlotte Smith

"The Soul of Laploshka" by Saki

"The Southwest Chamber"by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

"Space" by John Buchan

"Spalatro"by Joseph Sheridan LeFanu

The Spanish Tragedyby Thomas Kyds

"The Speck on the Lens"by J. K. Bangs

"A Spectral Collie"by Elia W. Peattie

"The Spectral Mortgage" by Frank Stockton

"The Spectre Bride"attributed to William Harrison Ainsworth

"The Spectre Bridegroom" by Washington Irving

"The Spectre Cook of Bangletop"by J. K. Bangs

"The Spectre of Tappington"by Thomas Ingoldsby

"The Squaw"by Bram Stoker

"The Squire's Story"by Elizabeth Gaskell

"Sredni Vashtar"by Saki

"The Stalls of Barchester Cathedral"by M. R. James

"Stanzas to the Memory of W. G."by William Shenstone

The Star-Roverby Jack London

"The Statement of Randolph Carter"by H. P. Lovecraft

"Stephen Skarridge's Christmas" by Frank Stockton

"The Stolen Body" by H. G. Wells

"The Stone Chamber"by H. B. Marriott Watson

"Story of an Obstinate Corpse"by Elia W. Peattie

"The Story of Chang Tao, Melodious Vision and the Dragon" by Ernest Bramah "The Story of Mimi-Nashi-Hôïchi"by Lafcadio Hearn

"The Story of Salome"by Amelia Edwards

"The Story of the Rippling Train"by Mary Louisa Molesworth

"Story of the Vanishing Patient"by Elia W. Peattie

"The Story of O-tei" by Lafcadio Hearn

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hydeby Robert Louis Stevenson

"The Striding Place"by Gertrude Atherton

"A Student's Sea Story" by Harriet Beecher Stowe

"The Succubus" by Honoré Balzac

"On the Supernatural in Poetry"by Ann Radcliffe

"The Supper Superstition"by Thomas Hood

"A Symphony in Lavender"by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

"The System of Dr. Tarr and Prof. Fether"by Edgar Allan Poe


"A Tale of the Ragged Mountains" by Edgar Allan Poe

Tam O'Shanterby Robert Burns

"The Tapestried Chamber"by Sir Walter Scott

"The Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allan Poe

The Tempestby William Shakespeare

"In Tenebras"by Howard Pyle

The Tenant of Wildfell Hallby Anne Brontë

"The Terror by Night"by E. F. Benson

"That Never Was on Sea or Land"by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps

"They"by Rudyard Kipling

"The Thing in the Forest"by Bernard Capes

"The Thing in the Hall"by E. F. Benson

"The Thorn"by William Wordsworth

"Thoughts at Midnight"by Elizabeth Carter

"Thrawn Janet" by Robert Louis Stevenson

"The Three Sisters"by W. W. Jacobs

"Through the Gate of Dreams" by T. R. Sullivan

"Thurlow's Christmas Story"by J. K. Bangs

"Thurnley Abbey"by Perceval Landon

"The Tincture of Success" by T. R. Sullivan

"To Be Read at Dusk"by Charles Dickens

"To Be Taken with a Grain of Salt"by Charles Dickens

"Tobermory"by Saki

"The Toll-House"by W. W. Jacobs

"Tomlinson"by Rudyard Kipling

"A Torture By Hope"by Count Villiers de L'Isle-Adam

"The Tractate Middoth"by M. R. James

"The Transfer"by Algernon Blackwood

"The Transferred Ghost" by Frank Stockton

"The Transmutation of Ling" by Ernest Bramah

"The Truth about Pyecraft"by H. G. Wells

"In the Tube"by E. F. Benson

"The Turn of the Screw"by Henry James

"The Twelfth Guest" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

Twice-Told Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"The Two Drovers" by Sir Walter Scott


"Ubazakuru" by Lafcadio Hearn

Uncle Silas by Joseph Sheridan LeFanu

The Uncommercial Traveller by Charles Dickens

"Under Cover of the Darkness" by T. R. Sullivan

Undine by Friedrich de la Motte Foqué

"The Unknown" by Guy de Maupassant

"The Upper Berth" by F. Marion Crawford


"The Vacant Lot" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

The Vampire, or The Bride of the Isles by J. R. Planché

The Vampyre by John Polidori

"The Vampyre" by John Stagg

Varney the Vampire [Anonymous]

Vathek by William Beckford

"Venus" by Maurice Baring

"A Victim of Higher Space" by Algernon Blackwood

"Victoria" by Percy Bysshe Shelley  a LitGothic etext

"A Virtuoso's Collection" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"The Vision of Yin" by Ernest Bramah


"Wake Not the Dead" by Johann Ludwig Tieck

Wandering Willie's Tale" by Sir Walter Scott

"The Wandering Jew's Soliloquy" by Percy Bysshe Shelley

"A Warning to the Curious" by M. R. James

"Was It a Dream?" by Guy de Maupassant

"Was It an Illusion?" by Amelia Edwards

"TheWatcher" by Joseph Sheridan LeFanu

"The Water Ghost of Harrowby Hall" by J. K. Bangs

"The Water Spectre" by Sarah Wilkinson

"The Wedding Knell" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"The Well" by W. W. Jacobs

"TheWendigo" by Algernon Blackwood

The Were-Wolf by Clemence Housman Hawthorne

"What Was It?" by Fitz-James O'Brien

"When the World Was Young" by Jack London

"The White Old Maid" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"The White People" by Frances Hodgson Burnett

"The White People" by Arthur Machen

"Who Knows?" by Guy de Maupassant

"To Whom This May Come" by Edward Bellamy

Wieland by Charles Brockden Brown

"Wieland's Madness" by Charles Brockden Brown

"Will o' the Mill" by Robert Louis Stevenson

"William Wilson" by Edgar Allan Poe

"The Willows" by Algernon Blackwood

"The Wind in the Rosebush" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

"Winthrop's Adventure by Vernon Lee

"The Witch" by Nikolai Gogol

"The Withered Arm" by Thomas Hardy

"The Wives of the Dead" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"Wolfert Webber, or Golden Dreams" by Washington Irving

"Wolfram's Dirge" by Thomas Lovell Beddoes

"Wolverden Tower" by Grant Allen

"The Wolves of Czernogratz" by Saki

"The Wondersmith" by Fitz-James O'Brien

"By Word of Mouth" by Rudyard Kipling

"Elegy XXII: Written in the Year — When the Rights of Sepulture were so Frequently Violated" by William Shenstone

Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë


"The Yellow Globe" by Alexander Drake

"The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

"Young Goodman Brown by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"Yuki-Onna" by Lafcadio Hearn


Zastrozzi by Percy Bysshe Shelley

Gothic Authors

Addison, Joseph

Ainsworth, William Harrison

Akenside, Mark

Akerman, J. Y

Alcott, Louisa May

Allen, Grant

Arnold, H. F

Atherton, Gertrude

Atwood, Margaret

Austen, Jane

Austin, Mary

Baillie, Joanna

Baldwin, Louisa

Balzac, Honoré de

Bangs, J. K

Bannerman, Anne

Barbauld, Ann Letitia Akikin

Baring, Maurice

Baring-Gould, S

Bates, Arlo

Beale, Charles Willing

Beattie, James

Beck, L. Adams

Beckford, William

Beddoes, Thomas Lovell

Beerbohm, Max

Bellamy, Edward

Benson, A. C

Benson, E. F

Bierce, Ambrose

Blackwood, Algernon

Blair, David

Blair, Robert

Blake, William

Blavatsky, Helena Petrovna

Boaden, James

Bowen, Elizabeth

Bowen, Marjorie

Braddon, Mary Elizabeth

Bradley, Harriet Lewis

Bramah, Ernest

Brontë, Anne

Brontë, Charlotte

Brontë, Emily

Broughton, Rhoda

Brown, Alice

Brown, Charles Brockden

Brown, E. Levi

Buchan, John

Bulwer-Lytton, Edward George

Bürger, Göttfried August

Burke, Edmund

Burnett, Francis Hodgson

Burns, Robert

Byron, Lord

Cable, George Washington

Cain, James M

Capes, Bernard

Carter, Angela

Carter, Elizabeth

Carleton, S

Cather, Willa

Cave, Hugh B

Chambers, Robert W

Chesnutt, Charles W

Child, Francis J

Cholmondeley, Mary

Clement-Moore, Rosemary

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

Collins, Charles

Collins, Wilkie

Collins, William

Cooper, James Fenimore

Coppard, A. E.

Cowper, William

Cram, Ralph Adams

Crawford, F. Marion

Croker, B. M.

Dacre, Charlotte

Davis, M. E. M

Defoe, Daniel

de La Mare, Walter

DeQuincey, Thomas

Derleth, August

Dermody, Thomas

Dickens, Charles

Drood, Ghost Stories

Dinesen, Isak

Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan

Drake, Alexander

Du Maurier, Daphne

Dunbar, Olivia Howard

Dunbar, Paul Laurence

Dunsany, Lord

Dumas, Alexandre

Edgeworth, Maria

Edwards, Amelia

Eliot, George

Faulkner, William

Fouqué, Friedrich de la Motte

Freeman, Mary E. Wilkins

Gaskell, Elizabeth

Gerard, Alexander

Gilbert, William

Gilman, Charlotte Perkins

Glasgow, Ellen

Godwin, William

Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von

Gogol, Nikolai

Gray, Thomas

Harwood, John Berwick

Hardy, Thomas

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Hearn, Lafcadio

Henry, O

Hervey, James

Hichens, Robert Smythe

Hill, Susan

Hjortsberg, William

Hodgson, William Hope

Hoffmann, E. T. A

Hogg, James

Holman,  Sheri

Holt, Victoria


Hood, Thomas

Hood, Tom

Housman, Clemence

Hunt, Leigh

Hunt, William

Hugo, Victor

Ingoldsby, Thomas

Irving, Washington

Jackson, Shirley

Sundial, Hangsaman

Jacobs, W. W

James, G. P. R.

James, Henry

James, M. R.

Jephson, Robert

Jerome, Jerome K.

Jewett, Sarah Orne

Keats, John

Lindqvist - John Ajvide

Lippard, George

King, Stephen

Kipling, Rudyard

Konevich, M.J

Kostova, Elizabeth

Kyd, Thomas

Lamb, Caroline

Landon, Perceval

Lathom, Francis

Lee, Harper

Lee, Sophia

Lee, Vernon

Le Fanu, Joseph Sheridan

Leroux, Gaston

Level, Maurice

Lewis, Henry Clay

Lewis, Matthew Gregory

Lippard, George

Loring, F. G.

Lovecraft, H. P

Ludlow, Fitz Hugh

MacDonald, George

Machen, Arthur

Macpherson, James

Marlowe, Christopher

Marsh, Richard

Martin, Valerie Mary Reilly

Mason, William

Matheson, Richard

Matthews, Brander

Maturin, Charles Robert

Maupassant, Guy de

McGrath, Patrick

Melville, Herman

Merritt, Abraham

Meyer, Stephanie

Meyrink, Gustav

Middleton, Richard

Miéville, China

Millet, F. D.

Millington, Thomas Street

Moir, David Macbeth

Molesworth, Mary Louisa

Monette, Sarah

Morley, Christopher

Morrison, Arthur

Morrison, Toni

Morton, Kate

Mudford, William

Mulholland, Rosa

Mulock, Dinah

Nesbit, E.

Norris, Frank

Oates, Joyce Carol

O'Brien, Fitz-James

Oliphant, Margaret

Onions, Oliver

Pain, Barry

Pangborn, Georgia Wood

Parnell, Thomas

Parsons, Eliza

Peacock, Thomas Love

Peake, Mervyn

Peake, Richard Brinsley

Peattie, Elia W

Phelps, Elizabeth Stuart

Planché, J. R

Poe, Edgar Allan

Polidori, John

Prest, Thomas Peckett

Price, Sir Uvedale

Pyle, Howard

Quiller-Couch, Arthur

Quinn, Seabury

Radcliffe, Ann

Reeve, Clara

Rhys, Jean

Rice, Anne

Richardson, Samuel

Riddell, Charlotte

Robinson, Mary

Roche, Regina Maria

Rogers, Samuel

Rossetti, Christina

Saki (H. H. Munro)

Sapper (H. C. McNeile)

Schiller, Friedrich von

Scott, Sir Walter

Seton, Anya

Setterfield, Diane

Shakespeare, Willia

Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft

Shelley, Percy Bysshe

Shenstone, William

Shiel, M. P

Sinclair, May

Sleath, Eleanor

Smith, Charlotte

Smith, Clark Ashton

Smith, Horace

Smith, Lady Eleanor

Smollett, Tobias

Southey, Robert

Stagg, John

Stenbock, Count Eric

Stevenson, Robert Louis

Stockton, Frank

Stoker, Bram

Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Sullivan, T. R

Süskind, Patrick

Swinburne, Charles Algernon

Thelwall, John

Thomson, James

Tieck, Johann Ludwig

Vande Velde, Vivian

Villiers de L'Isle-Adam, August.... Virgil

Wakefield, H. Russell

Walpole, Horace

Warren, Samuel

Warton, Joseph

Warton, Thomas

Waters, Sarah

Watson, H. B. Marriott

Watson-Taylor, George

Wells, H. G

Wharton, Edith

Wheatley, Dennis

White, Henry Kirke

Wilde, Oscar

Wilkinson, Sarah

Wilson, John

Wollstonecraft, Mary

Wood, Ellen Price

Wordsworth, William

Wynne, Madeline Yale

Young, Edward

Zafon, Carlos Ruis

Zola, Émile

Gothic Genres

Gothic Literature, Schauerroman, Frenetique, Misterios, American Gothic, Victorian Gothic, Penny Bloods, Southern Gothic, Gothic Romance, Gothic Horror, Children’s Gothic, Teen Gothic, Contemporary Gothic, Gothic Novels, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Horror, Gothic Fiction, Penny Dreadful