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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.

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What Is the Truth Behind the Terrifying “Bitterroot Footage”?

Is this eerie video a viral stunt? Or something far more sinister?

Horror in Nova Scotia: The Great Amherst Mystery and the Possession of Esther Cox

They watched in terror as the demonic writing appeared above her bed: "Esther Cox, you are mine to kill."

Horror in Cornwall: The Legend of the Cornish Owlman

A monster, like a devil, flew up through the trees and disappeared behind the church.

Buried in the Basement: The Strange Case of Dr. Crippen

He's one of England's most infamous criminals ... but was he actually guilty?

Death By Fire: The Unsolved Case of the Rock Island Railroad Wreck of 1894

It was one of the the largest instances of mass murder in Nebraska ... and remains unsolved to this day.

A Body and a Bloody Trunk: The Infamous Gouffé Case of 1889

They found the body with a black bag over its head, near an abandoned trunk that reeked of decay.

10 Days in a Madhouse: Nellie Bly’s Living Nightmare

Why did this young woman intentionally check herself into an asylum?

The Creepy Story of the Real-Life Frankenstein Castle

Did this ancient German castle inspire Mary Shelley's famous horror novel?

Blood in Brazil’s Little Castle of Apa Street

This ruined castle in Sao Paulo was once a luxurious mansion ... until it became the site of a grisly murder mystery.

The Unsolved Mystery of Australia’s Grisly Gatton Murders

He thought they were sleeping ... until he saw the ants crawling across their bodies.

It’s Alive: 9 Best Frankenstein Movies

Two hundred years ago, Mary Shelley created a monster … and it's haunted us ever since.

Pere Cheney: The Michigan Ghost Town Cursed by a Witch

Pere Cheney went from a bustling lumber center to a ghost town. Was it the result of a witch's curse?

Joseph Vacher: The Killer of Little Shepherds

This demented ripper cut a trail of death across the French countryside in 1897, leaving 11 known victims in his wake.

The Blue Eyed Six Murder and the Haunting of Moonshine Church

Do six blue-eyed spirits haunt the old churchyard where their murder victim is buried?

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