The Historian by Elizabeth KostovaTo you, perceptive reader, I bequeath my history... Late one night, exploring her father's library, a young woman finds an ancient book and a cache of yellowing letters. The letters are all addressed to "My dear and unfortunate successor," and they plunge her into a world she never dreamed of-a labyrinth where the secrets of her father's past and her mother's mysterious...
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Bram Stoker, Stephen King, Anne Rice, J. R. WardBook to Author, played 85 times.
Take a haunted house/castle/garden, throw in some supernatural elements, maybe a family curse or two, a young girl or woman, possibly some romance,and maybe even a little time travel and what do you have? I'm calling it Modern Gothic.Book to Author, played 70 times.