Tag Archives: Gothic Romance

Bride of a Distant Isle – Does It Remind You of a Classic Gothic Novel?

Book Review : Bride of a Distant Isle Daughters of Hampshire By Sandra Byrd Spoiler Alert! Summary Miss Annabel Ashton is a teacher at the Rogers School for Young Ladies in Winchester when she takes a brief visit to her family … Continue reading

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Mademoiselle At Arms

Book Review : Mademoiselle At Arms A Georgian Romance By Elizabeth Bailey e-book Spoiler Alert! Summary Threatened with a pistol by the young lady discovered in a deserted mansion, Major Gerald Alderley is instantly intrigued. Who is the beautiful intruder? And … Continue reading

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Such Wicked Intent – The Supernatural Element Is A Key For A Great Frankenstein Story

Book Review : Such Wicked Intent The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein #2 By Kenneth Oppel Spoiler Alert! Summary When his grieving father orders the destruction of the Dark Library, Victor retrieves a book in which he finds the promise of not … Continue reading

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“Fire and Hemlock” – Diana Wynne Jones’ Style of a Gothic Romance

Book Review : Fire and Hemlock by Diana Wynne Jones Spoiler Alert! Polly Whittacker is back at her granny’s house and while looking at the picture ‘Fire and Hemlock’ realizes that she seems to have two conflicting sets of memories. … Continue reading

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“Jane Eyre” – How Do Classic Gothic Romances Compare to Modern Novels Like “Twilight”?

Book Review : Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë (We liked this cover even though it is not the version we read, the sky is a bit gothic.) Spoiler Alert! Jane Eyre is orphaned and destitute. She lives with her aunt … Continue reading

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