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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

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

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 "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: 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

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 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

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

by Olivia Mason

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

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

by Olivia Mason

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 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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

by Olivia Mason

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