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.
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.
They called him "America's first serial killer of the modern era," but the case of the Boston Strangler is full of contradictions.
Did Polish crime writer Krystian Bala commit murder and hide clues in his book Amok?
They say she drifts among the tombstones in her diaphanous gown, searching for her dead son...
Their corpses were dressed in matching suits with homemade lead masks draped over their eyes...
Lurking within this man of medicine was a ruthless killer who lured dozens of victims to their doom.
On the outskirts of town lies a haunting remnant of Colchester's past...
One of these men might have committed one of the grisliest murders in American history.
Haunting this Cleveland mansion are tales of secret passages, brutal murder, and restless spirits lingering in its halls.
This bronze monument to tragedy is said to bring death to anyone who touches it.