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10 Books Like <em>In Cold Blood</em>

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10 Books Like In Cold Blood

The groundbreaking "nonfiction novel" changed the world of true crime—and inspired a legion of killer books.

by Olivia Mason

<em>Above Suspicion </em>Trailer: A Shocking True Crime Case Comes to the Big Screen

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Above Suspicion Trailer: A Shocking True Crime Case Comes to the Big Screen

The first trailer for the adaptation of Joe Sharkey's true crime book features Emilia Clarke as the informant who was murdered by her FBI lover.

by Olivia Mason

The Brutal Death of Debra Davis

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The Brutal Death of Debra Davis

The girlfriend of one of Whitey Bulger's partners, Debra Davis never suspected the notorious gangster would kill her—with his bare hands.

by Olivia Mason

Sean Vincent Gillis: The &quot;Pure Evil&quot; Killer Who Mutilated His Victims

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Sean Vincent Gillis: The "Pure Evil" Killer Who Mutilated His Victims

Did the Louisiana serial killer ever truly regret brutally murdering eight women?

by Olivia Mason

Hi-Fi Murders: <em>Victim</em> Reads Like <em>In Cold Blood</em> for the 1974 Slayings

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Hi-Fi Murders: Victim Reads Like In Cold Blood for the 1974 Slayings

The brutal Ogden, Utah murders take center stage in Gary Kinder's revolutionary work of true crime writing.

by Olivia Mason

The Devil Comes Out to Play in This Sinister Folk Horror Novel

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The Devil Comes Out to Play in This Sinister Folk Horror Novel

The author of The Loney spins a skin-crawling story of tradition, family, and evil in rural Lancashire.

by Olivia Mason

Bram Stoker's Descendant Gives <em>Dracula</em> a Creepy Origin Story

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Bram Stoker's Descendant Gives Dracula a Creepy Origin Story

One of the most anticipated horror books of the year imagines what inspired Bram Stoker to write the classic vampire tale.

by Olivia Mason

7 Corey Mitchell Books for Your True Crime Library

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7 Corey Mitchell Books for Your True Crime Library

Take a tour through the most gruesome parts of Texas and California history.

by Olivia Mason

<em>Coven</em> and <em>Murder House</em> Collide in the Intense New Trailer for <em>AHS: Apocalypse</em> 

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<em>The Chrysalis</em> Warns You to Stay Out of the Basement

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The Chrysalis Warns You to Stay Out of the Basement

The season's biggest horror novel sees a millennial couple wrangle with the evil entity lurking beneath their feet.

by Olivia Mason

H.P. Lovecraft Stars in Jacqueline Baker's Creepy Horror Novel

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H.P. Lovecraft Stars in Jacqueline Baker's Creepy Horror Novel

The Broken Hours offers a Lovecraftian take on the classic haunted house story.

by Olivia Mason

<em>Die for Me</em>: Charles Ng, Leonard Lake, and Their Torture Dungeon in the California Hills

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Die for Me: Charles Ng, Leonard Lake, and Their Torture Dungeon in the California Hills

The story behind the duo's depraved murder spree is straight out of your worst nightmares.

by Olivia Mason

Who <em>Really</em> Killed Nancy Pfister with an Axe and Hammer?

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Who Really Killed Nancy Pfister with an Axe and Hammer?

In a controversial true crime book, Nancy Styler maintains that she played no part in the murder of her socialite landlord.

by Olivia Mason

Betty Lou Beets: The Black Widow of Texas

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Betty Lou Beets: The Black Widow of Texas

Irene Pence's Buried Memories tells the story of Texas' two-time husband-killer, whose crimes resulted in her execution.

by Olivia Mason

The Truth is in the Blood: The Murder of Tabatha Bryant

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The Truth is in the Blood: The Murder of Tabatha Bryant

Kevin Bryant claimed he had nothing to do with his wife's murder—but the crime scene told a different story.

by Olivia Mason

Mr. Murder: 8 True Crime Books About Killer Husbands

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Mr. Murder: 8 True Crime Books About Killer Husbands

There's a reason everyone says, "It's always the husband."

by Olivia Mason

Inside the Crimes and Mind of the Baton Rouge Serial Killer

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Inside the Crimes and Mind of the Baton Rouge Serial Killer

For over ten years, Derrick Todd Lee managed to escape Louisiana police—and murder seven women. 

by Olivia Mason

The Case of Michael Peterson—a Perfect Husband, or the Staircase Murderer?

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The Case of Michael Peterson—a Perfect Husband, or the Staircase Murderer?

In her true crime book, author Aphrodite Jones takes readers to the night of Kathleen Peterson's suspicious death.

by Olivia Mason

Ghostly Encounters at the Villisca Axe Murder House and Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

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Ghostly Encounters at the Villisca Axe Murder House and Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

A ghost hunter shares unsettling anecdotes and audio from his investigations at two of the creepiest sites in America.

by Olivia Mason

The Woman Who Was Bludgeoned By a Claw Hammer—And Survived

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The Woman Who Was Bludgeoned By a Claw Hammer—And Survived

David Gerard thought his criminal past and his girlfriend, Frankie Cochran, were dead. He was wrong.

by Olivia Mason

Rajneeshpuram: A Shocking Look at the Creepy Commune Featured in<em> Wild Wild Country</em>

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Rajneeshpuram: A Shocking Look at the Creepy Commune Featured in Wild Wild Country

In My Life in Orange, a former Rajneeshee writes about his childhood as a member of the infamous sex cult.

by Olivia Mason

The Killer Encyclopedia: A List of Real-Life Murderers, from A-Z

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The Killer Encyclopedia: A List of Real-Life Murderers, from A-Z

Twenty-six books that reveal the twisted minds of killers.

by Olivia Mason

Excerpt: The Night &quot;Whitey&quot; Bulger Killed Debra Davis

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Excerpt: The Night "Whitey" Bulger Killed Debra Davis

Read an excerpt from Whitey's Payback and go inside one of the gangster's most chilling murders.

by Olivia Mason

8 True Crime Books About Murders in Texas

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8 True Crime Books About Murders in Texas

The Lone Star State is home to some of the most notorious killers.

by Olivia Mason

The Brutal Murder Spree of John Norman Collins

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The Brutal Murder Spree of John Norman Collins

Known as the Ypsilanti Ripper, the Michigan murderer beat and strangled seven women between 1967 and 1969.

by Olivia Mason

8 Award-Winning Horror Books You Need to Read Now

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8 Award-Winning Horror Books You Need to Read Now

The best of the genre, chosen by experts of the genre.

by Olivia Mason

The Little-Known Serial Killer Who Murdered 23 Men

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The Little-Known Serial Killer Who Murdered 23 Men

Ronald J. Dominique, dubbed the Bayou Strangler, went on a decade-long murder spree in rural Louisiana.

by Olivia Mason

Richard Chase: The Serial Killer Who Drank the Blood of His Victims 

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Richard Chase: The Serial Killer Who Drank the Blood of His Victims 

In the late 1970s, the "Vampire of Sacramento" brutally murdered six people in less than a month.

by Olivia Mason

And Then There Were None: The Family Annihilator Who Killed for Attention

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And Then There Were None: The Family Annihilator Who Killed for Attention

Did Jack Barron kill his entire family to gain sympathy from others?

by Olivia Mason

Secrets and Lies: Lost at Sea or Murdered in Cold Blood?

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Secrets and Lies: Lost at Sea or Murdered in Cold Blood?

In this psychological thriller, a husband's disappearance begins a dangerous game of deception.

by Olivia Mason

Horror Icons Return In the Scariest Flicks to Hit Theaters This October

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Horror Icons Return In the Scariest Flicks to Hit Theaters This October

Chucky and Jigsaw still want you to play their games.

by Olivia Mason

45 of the Best Thriller Books from the Last 80 Years

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WATCH: The Chilling, New Trailer for <em>American Horror Story: Cult</em> Is the Stuff of Nightmares

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WATCH: The Chilling, New Trailer for American Horror Story: Cult Is the Stuff of Nightmares

Hide your kids, hide your wife—the clowns are killing everybody out there.

by Olivia Mason

9 Psychological Thrillers That Will Make You Trust No One

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9 Psychological Thrillers That Will Make You Trust No One

Lock your doors all you want—there's no escaping the human mind.

by Olivia Mason

Zac Efron Is Set to Play Ted Bundy in an Upcoming Thriller

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Zac Efron Is Set to Play Ted Bundy in an Upcoming Thriller

Can the Disney heartthrob make the transition to cold-blooded killer?

by Olivia Mason

9 Books About Unsolved Murders That Will Keep You Up at Night

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9 Books About Unsolved Murders That Will Keep You Up at Night

Nothing chills the blood quite like a cold case.

by Olivia Mason

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