• Finding Gothic Beauty and Danger on the California Coast

    "Your mind plays tricks with you in the fog": why Big Sur is a natural setting for dark romance and supernatural happenings.

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    Six Great Novels with Mysterious Protagonists

    In seventh grade I was bedridden with the flu for two or three days, and my mother bought me some paperbacks to read while...

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