Gothic Readers Book Club

The Gothic Readers Book Club is a gathering of like-minded souls who read Gothic literature. Our goal is promote the best in modern and classic Gothic literature from around the globe.

Dazzling sums up Paula Cappa's paranormal/ supernatural novel. Set in Concord Massachusetts, the the spirits of transcendentalists Emerson, Thoreau, and Alcott wander the woods near an old cemetery. Elias Hatch, the cemetery keeper, is the last of the transcendentalists in our age. There are also secrets, guilt, and pain hidden among the old tombstones. The straightforward narrative is about a kidnapping, the clues, and a family suffering from their loss. Poetry's woven among the plot to give the prose an elegance and grace that seduces you. The metaphorical elements bring a fascinating dimension to the supernatural elements.

If You Like: Algernon Blackwood, Henry James, Ralph Waldo Emerson


Anonymous said...

Many thanks to the Gothic Readers Book Club for this lovely honor. Love your site. Very classy!

Anonymous said...

I couldn't put the book down until I finishished and can't stop thinking about it. A goth must read!

Toni Caselli

Anonymous said...

I'm a huge fan of Gothic stories and an even bigger fan of Ms. Cappa. There isn't a Tuesday that goes by that I don't read her blog. Thanks for recognizing this new and noteworthy author.

Anonymous said...

This award and amazing review has created a spark in my discoverabilty. The Dazzling Darkness hit the Amazon Kindle best seller list yesterday for ebooks in horror. Thank you Gothic Readers Book Club!

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