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Jessica Ferri

Jessica Ferri is a writer based in Brooklyn, New York. Her work has been published by The New Yorker, The Economist, NPR, The Daily Beast, and more. Her first book, Dearly Departed, on the cemeteries of New York, will be published in 2020. 

www.jessicaferri.com|@JessicaAFerri

12 Creepy Kids Books That Scarred Us for Life

These darker tales intended for children are guaranteed to give you nightmares.

The Bloody Bride of 13 Curves Road

She wanders the road at night, haunting all those who pass.

The Bronze Lady: The Spooky Legend of Sleepy Hollow That You've Never Heard of

Sleepy Hollow's lesser-known ghost will terrify you all the more.

The Haunted Halls of Aspen’s Hotel Jerome

Its history and halls are filled with ghosts.

The Creepy Halloween Legend of Mary Meinert’s Grave

Those that have gotten close enough say the statue weeps tears of blood.

The Headless Ghost of St. Paul's Chapel

One actor lost his fortune, his life, and his head.

Wherever I Go, People Die: Hélène Jégado, the Servant Serial Killer

She's one of the most prolific female serial killers of all time, with an estimated 36 victims.

The Phantoms of St. Augustine's Haunted Lighthouse

"The figure of a young girl in a long dress can be seen standing alone on the observation deck..." 

Fire Walk with Me: 9 Books for Twin Peaks Fans

These creepy reads pair well with a slice of cherry pie and a demented trip to the Black Lodge.

Tombs of Tinseltown: 6 Haunting Los Angeles Cemeteries

Take a stroll through the whispering groves of L.A.'s most haunting cemeteries.

8 Most Disturbing True Crime Books

These true crime accounts are the stuff of nightmares.

11 Books for Fans of H.P. Lovecraft

Get lost in a Lovecraftian world where the grotesque, bizarre, and macabre run amok.

10 Creepy Books to Read Right Now

Do you love books that make your skin crawl? These ten creepy books to read are sure to send chills down your spine.

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