Speculative fiction is a broad umbrella category of narrative fiction referring to any fiction story that includes elements, settings and characters whose features are created out of imagination and speculation rather than based on attested reality and everyday life. That encompasses the genres of science fiction, fantasy, science fantasy, horror, alternative history, and magic realism.
When modern-day Mikki ends up in the strange Realm of the Rose, Hecate
has been waiting for her. So too has her gorgeous guardian beast, who
soon has Mikki swooning. But to save the realm, Mikki will have to
sacrifice her life-giving blood.