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Richie Diener: The Troubled Son Killed By His Own Father

Young Richie Diener showed signs of trouble. Then, on the night of February 27, 1972, those troubles came to a tragic end.

Mind of a Monster: Gary Ridgway, the Green River Killer Who Murdered At Least 49 People

This serial killer was convicted of 49 murders, though he confessed to at least 71.

14 Chilling True Crime Books About Real-Life Kidnappings

In an instant, their lives were changed forever.

What Really Happened to Elizabeth Canning?

As the investigation into her New Year's Day kidnapping unfolded, some details just didn’t add up…

33 Books About the World’s Most Notorious Serial Killers

From the never-caught Zodiac Killer to charming-but-deadly Ted Bundy, there’s always more to the story.

Candy Montgomery: The Desperate Housewife Who Murdered Her Good Friend

What really happened on that fateful Friday the 13th in 1980?

51 SCARIEST Books of the Last 200 Years

Because a truly scary story is timeless.

12 Chilling Books Like Gone Girl

Unreliable narrators and terrifying suspense are just the beginning...

15 Ann Rule Books You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

Ted Bundy’s story was just the beginning.

8 True Crime Books About Terrifying Mothers

Chocolates and flowers might not satisfy these vicious “caretakers.”

7 Thriller Books with Paranormal Twists

They will hold you in suspense until the very end.

Forgiveness Won’t Be Easy in This Horror Short Story

Witching Hour: Vices and Virtues collects twisted and terrifying stories that will haunt your dreams. 

20 Ghost Books to Haunt Your Days (and Nights)

Warning: Read only if you can afford some sleepless nights.

Nightmare Fuel: A Serial Killer Stalks One Man’s Dreams

A murderer once thought to be dead is very much alive in this thriller. 

Gone in the Dark: The 40-Year Hunt for the Golden State Killer

Michelle McNamara’s obsessive search for the man who terrorized California during the 1970s and ‘80s is chronicled in her book, I’ll Be Gone in the Dark

Lizzie Borden’s Secret Motive for Murder?

A romantic relationship gone awry and troubles at home could explain why many still believe Lizzie Borden killed her parents.

Just How Easy is It to Slip Into the Darkness? 

In Ruth Rendell’s psychological thriller, the paths of three lost individuals converge with deadly results.

A Death in White Bear Lake: The Child Abuse Case That Led to Murder

The suspicious death of Dennis Jurgens wasn’t properly investigated for 20 years.

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