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List of famous gothic fiction books, listed alphabetically with jacket cover images of the books when available. Information for these popular gothic fiction books is included as well, such as the author's name and the book's publication date. This list includes the best gothic fiction novels, textbooks, and stories, so use it to find books you haven't already read and add them to your reading list.

This list below has a variety of books, like Frankenstein and Jane Eyre, in it.

This list should answer the questions, "What are the best gothic fiction books?" and "What are the most famous gothic fiction books?"

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'Salem's Lot is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
'Salem's Lot Stephen King

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A Long Fatal Love Chase is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
A Long Fatal Love Chase Louisa May Alcott

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A Touch of Dead is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
A Touch of Dead Charlaine Harris

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Afterlife is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Afterlife Claudia Gray

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All Together Dead is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
All Together Dead Charlaine Harris

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And the Ass Saw the Angel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels

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Arthur Mervyn is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Arthur Mervyn Charles Brockden Brown

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Asylum is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Asylum Patrick McGrath

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Ayesha is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Ayesha H. Rider Haggard

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Bag of Bones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Bag of Bones Stephen King

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Bloodline is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Bloodline Kate Cary

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Bone Song is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Bone Song John Meaney

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Carmilla is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Carmilla Sheridan Le Fanu

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Celeste is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Celeste W. D. Pereira, V. C. Andrews

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Child of God is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Child of God Cormac McCarthy

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Clermont is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Clermont Regina Maria Roche

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Club Dead is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Club Dead Charlaine Harris

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Cycle of the Werewolf is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Cycle of the Werewolf Stephen King

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Dark angel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Dark angel V. C. Andrews

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Darkest Hour is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Darkest Hour V. C. Andrews

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Dawn is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Dawn V. C. Andrews

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Dead and Gone is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Dead and Gone Charlaine Harris

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Dead as a Doornail is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Dead as a Doornail Charlaine Harris

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Dead in the Family is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Dead in the Family Charlaine Harris

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Dead Reckoning is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Dead Reckoning Charlaine Harris

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Dead to the World is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Dead to the World Charlaine Harris

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Dead Until Dark is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Dead Until Dark Charlaine Harris

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Definitely Dead is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Definitely Dead Charlaine Harris

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Demon in My View is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Demon in My View Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

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Dracula is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Dracula Bram Stoker

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Edgar Huntly is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Edgar Huntly Charles Brockden Brown

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Evernight is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Evernight Claudia Gray

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Fallen Hearts is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Fallen Hearts V. C. Andrews

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Fingersmith is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Fingersmith Sarah Waters

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First Love: A Gothic Tale is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
First Love: A Gothic Tale Joyce Carol Oates

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Flowers in the Attic is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Flowers in the Attic V. C. Andrews

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Four and Twenty Blackbirds is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels

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Frankenstein is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Frankenstein Mary Shelley

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From Dead to Worse is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
From Dead to Worse Charlaine Harris

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Garden of Shadows is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Garden of Shadows V. C. Andrews

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Gaston de Blondeville is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Gaston de Blondeville Ann Radcliffe

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Gates of Paradise is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Gates of Paradise V. C. Andrews

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Gormenghast is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Gormenghast Mervyn Peake

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Handling the Undead is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Handling the Undead John Ajvide Lindqvist

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Heaven is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Heaven V. C. Andrews

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Here be daemons is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Here be daemons Basil Copper

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Horns is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Horns Joe Hill

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Horrid Mysteries is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels

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Hourglass is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
Hourglass Claudia Gray

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If There Be Thorns is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Gothic Fiction Books and Novels
If There Be Thorns V. C. Andrews