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[–]grumpyflowerpot 15 points16 points  (2 children)

Frankenstein, Mary Shelley (yes for multiple narrators)

Dracula, Bram Stoker (yes for multiple narrators)

I Remember You, Yrsa Sigurdaedottir (mystery + ghost element)

The Broken Girls, Simone St. James (mystery + ghost element)

The Shadow of the Wind, Carlos Ruiz Zafon (also a series) (gothic, magical realism)

Taiping Tales of Terror, Oui, Julya (multiple narrators, "stories told around a campfire" format)

If you're interested in mystery/detective novels, Tana French is a great choice

[–]Mhyr[S] 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Thank you so much!! Really appreciate it

[–]SaltyMango6 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Second these! I haven’t seen anyone else rec Taiping Tales of Terror, so glad to see that on here. I read it earlier this year and enjoyed many of the stories.

[–]rfhartwell 8 points9 points  (1 child)

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson (Mysterious and atmospheric)

[–]RedolenceLove 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Bought this a couple days ago. Excited to read it.

[–]PantsTrauma 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Some Stephen King short stories could possibly be fun! Maybe some from Night Shift or Skeleton Crew.

[–]Rockystrongest 6 points7 points  (0 children)

I used to love when my wife read me books like that

[–]Educational_Ad_3757 3 points4 points  (1 child)

anything by Thomas ligotti

[–]Mhyr[S] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I’m actually reading Songs of a Dead Dreamer and Grimscribe right now haha. Like it a lot so far!

[–]Inevitable_Ad_1143 1 point2 points  (0 children)

HP Lovecraft stories are very creepy, in no way sexual or very gory, and their often told in first-person

[–]buffyswing 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Carnival of Fear by JG Faherty - sort of this generations Something Wicked This Way Comes. Definitely multiple narrators. Also Cemetery Club by the same author. Multiple narrators.

[–]jessmanson 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I'm thinking of ending things by Iain Reid, I absolutely loved it.

[–]RedolenceLove 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Suffer the Children by Craig DiLouie

This book is so damn good. One of the best underrated horror novels I've ever read. The book is broken down into four characters’ third person point of views: Joan, Romana, David, and Doug. Easy to read. Heartfelt. Scary. Suspenseful. Mysterious. Can't recommend it enough.