Benificia is Horror fiction and Noir characterized by a fatalistic attitude where the protagonist is usually either a victim, a suspect, or a perpetrator.

Soulless (Parasol Protectorate, #1)
A Nameless Witch
The Collector of Names
Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters
La Carte et le Territoire
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
Let the Right One In
Doctor Sleep (The Shining, #2)
Bad Graffiti
The Lady And Her Monsters
The Song of the Quarkbeast (The Chronicles of Kazam, #2)
A Troublesome Subject: The Art of Robert Arneson
The Perfect Ghost
A Questionable Shape