Orrin Grey is the author of several spooky books, among them Guignol and Other Sardonic Tales and Painted Monsters and Other Strange Beasts. His stories about monsters, ghosts, and sometimes the ghosts of monsters have been published in dozens of anthologies, including Ellen Datlow's Best Horror of the Year.
Why did this young woman intentionally check herself into an asylum?
Did this ancient German castle inspire Mary Shelley's famous horror novel?
This ruined castle in Sao Paulo was once a luxurious mansion ... until it became the site of a grisly murder mystery.
He thought they were sleeping ... until he saw the ants crawling across their bodies.
Two hundred years ago, Mary Shelley created a monster … and it's haunted us ever since.
Pere Cheney went from a bustling lumber center to a ghost town. Was it the result of a witch's curse?
This demented ripper cut a trail of death across the French countryside in 1897, leaving 11 known victims in his wake.
Do six blue-eyed spirits haunt the old churchyard where their murder victim is buried?
They say it moves around the attic at night, emitting a high-pitched giggle ...
In the late 1940s, women answered personal ads thinking they would meet the man of their dreams. Instead, they met Raymond Fernandez and Martha Beck.
He was one of the most prolific directors in Hollywood—until he was fatally shot by an unknown killer in his Westlake home.
"I was born with the devil in me."
Chillingly, he referred to killing young women as his "career."
These freaky flicks prove terror strikes more than once.
They're the greatest horror movie directors of all time, but some of their freakiest visions fell through the cracks ...
Soon after attempting to contact the spirit world, young Roland Doe was possessed by a sinister force.
He claimed more than 24 victims ... but it was his method of murder that earned Haarmann his ghoulish moniker.
Haunting its crumbling corridors are reports of disembodied screams, shadow people, and the restless souls of tortured prisoners of war.
Inside a modest West Virginia museum are the mummified remains of two insane asylum inmates.