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 the demolition of Blackstone Asylum is postponed due to financial
problems, worried contractor Bill McGuire receives the mysterious
gift of an antique doll, which is snatched up by his small daughter
and contains a terrible evil.