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1. Ann Arensberg

2. Mo Hayder

3. Kathe Koja

Buy The Cipher at Amazon

The Cipher

By Kathe Koja

4. Ania Ahlborn

Buy Brother at Amazon

Brother

By Ania Ahlborn

5. Alma Katsu

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Alma Katsu

By The Hunger

6. Mariko Koike

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Mariko Koike

By The Graveyard Apartment

7. Jac Jemc

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Jac Jemc

By The Grip of It

8. Daphne du Maurier (pictured above)

Buy Rebecca at Amazon

Rebecca

By Daphne du Maurier

9. Silvina Ocampo

Buy Thus Were Their Faces: Selected Stories at Amazon

Thus Were Their Faces: Selected Stories

By Silvina Ocampo

10. Sylvia Townsend Warner

Buy Lolly Willowes at Amazon

Lolly Willowes

By Sylvia Townsend Warner

11. Ann Radcliffe

Buy The Mysteries of Udolpho at Amazon

The Mysteries of Udolpho

By Ann Radcliffe

12. Shirley Jackson

Buy The Lottery and Other Stories at Amazon

The Lottery and Other Stories

By Shirley Jackson

13. Marjorie Bowen

Buy Black Magic: The Rise and Fall of the Antichrist and Other Works at Amazon

Black Magic: The Rise and Fall of the Antichrist and Other Works

By Marjorie Bowen

14. Tananarive Due

Buy My Soul to Keep at Amazon

My Soul to Keep

By Tananarive Due

15. Elizabeth Hand

Buy Wylding Hall at Amazon

Wylding Hall

By Elizabeth Hand

16. Carmen Maria Machado

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Her Body and Other Parties

By Carmen Maria Machado

17. Mary Shelley

18. Sarah Rayne

Buy Property of a Lady at Amazon

Property of a Lady

By Sarah Rayne

19. Diane Hoh

20. Joyce Carol Oates

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Dis Mem Ber

By Joyce Carol Oates

Published on 26 Mar 2018