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Orrin Grey

Orrin Grey is the author of Guignol & Other Sardonic Tales and Painted Monsters & Other Strange Beasts, among others. His stories of monsters, ghosts, and sometimes the ghosts of monsters have appeared in dozens of anthologies, including Ellen Datlow's Best Horror of the Year.


13 Best Horror Books of 2017

Get ready to be terrified.

13 Best Horror Movies of 2017

Here are the year's greatest terrors.

The Whaley House: The Most Haunted Home in America

On a quiet street in California sits a stately brick house swarming with paranormal activity.

Dennis Nilsen: Britain’s Kindly Killer

In each of his victims, he sought someone who would never leave.

The Wailing Elm of Peoria State Hospital

This historic hospital for the mentally ill holds a strange history—and an even stranger ghost story.

A Man in the Attic: The Deadly Affairs of Walburga Oesterreich

Walburga's bizarre love affair cost her husband his life.

How the Pierre Hotel Robbery Went Off Without a Hitch and Ended in Tragedy

They thought they struck the jackpot…but it came with a price.

Sarah Jane Harvey and the Creepy Case of the Mummy in the Cupboard

When Ms. Harvey's son finally opened the door, he was met with a grisly sight...

A Haunting at Caledonia Mills: The Chilling Case of the Mary Ellen Spook Farm 

What strange, supernatural force drove this family from their home in 1922?

The Ghosts of Sauer Castle

On a hill in Kansas City rests a crumbling mansion with a sinister reputation.

The Devil’s School: The Most Haunted Place in Jacksonville

According to one popular legend, the janitor used to take students down into the boiler room where they were burned alive.

Terror in Glasgow: Was Serial Killer Peter Tobin Behind the Unsolved Bible John Murders?

Serial killer Peter Tobin has three known victims: but was this depraved killer also responsible for the unsolved Bible John murders of the 1960s?

In Cold Blood: The Brutal 1959 Murder of the Walker Family

Could the two men behind the infamous Clutter family murders have killed the Walkers as well?

Robert the Doll: Meet the Creepy Cursed Figurine That Haunts a Florida Museum

If you go to Key West, be sure to pay your respects to Robert the Doll, or you might just regret it…

Curse of Death: Albert Shinsky and the Ringtown Valley Hex Murder of 1934

Albert Shinsky was convinced that Susannah Mummey, known as the Witch of Ringtown Valley, put a curse on him ... and the only way out was murder.

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