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10 Books Like <em>In Cold Blood</em>

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10 Books Like In Cold Blood

The groundbreaking "nonfiction novel" changed the world of true crime—and inspired a legion of killer books.

by Olivia Mason

How a Journalist Got Inside the Mind of Killer Marie Hilley

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How a Journalist Got Inside the Mind of Killer Marie Hilley

Philip Ginsburg turned to writing true crime books after learning more about Marie Hilley’s elaborate hoax that all started with murder. 

by Philip Ginsburg

The Mysterious Circumstances of Natalie Wood’s Death

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The Mysterious Circumstances of Natalie Wood’s Death

Her overt fear of water, the fact that she was found in her nightgown, and an argument between her husband and alleged lover raised more questions than answers.

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7 Corey Mitchell Books for Your True Crime Library

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7 Corey Mitchell Books for Your True Crime Library

Take a tour through the most gruesome parts of Texas and California history.

by Olivia Mason

13 Eerie Books for <em>American Horror Story</em> Fans

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8 Terrifying Books About Murderous Children

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6 Books By Edgar Award-Winning Author Thomas Thompson

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6 Books By Edgar Award-Winning Author Thomas Thompson

Up close and personal with murder, disaster, and corruption.

by Orrin Grey

Free Horror and Mystery Ebooks to Download This Month

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Free Horror and Mystery Ebooks to Download This Month

Catch up with the grandfathers of horror (for free).

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Scary Good Book Sales This Month

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Scary Good Book Sales This Month

Grab these deals while they last.

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Unsung Horrors: 10 Underrated True Crime Books

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Unsung Horrors: 10 Underrated True Crime Books

You don't want to miss these exceptional true crime books.

by Jessica Ferri

<em>The Chrysalis</em> Warns You to Stay Out of the Basement

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The Chrysalis Warns You to Stay Out of the Basement

The season's biggest horror novel sees a millennial couple wrangle with the evil entity lurking beneath their feet.

by Olivia Mason

H.P. Lovecraft Stars in Jacqueline Baker's Creepy Horror Novel

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H.P. Lovecraft Stars in Jacqueline Baker's Creepy Horror Novel

The Broken Hours offers a Lovecraftian take on the classic haunted house story.

by Olivia Mason

Kitty Genovese: 5 Books to Read After Watching <em>The Witness</em> Documentary

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Kitty Genovese: 5 Books to Read After Watching The Witness Documentary

Go inside the controversial murder that shined an unforgiving light on the American conscience.

by Jessica Ferri

[CLOSED]: Win Our Horror True Crime Book Bundle! 

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<em>Die for Me</em>: Charles Ng, Leonard Lake, and Their Torture Dungeon in the California Hills

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Die for Me: Charles Ng, Leonard Lake, and Their Torture Dungeon in the California Hills

The story behind the duo's depraved murder spree is straight out of your worst nightmares.

by Olivia Mason

Who <em>Really</em> Killed Nancy Pfister with an Axe and Hammer?

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Who Really Killed Nancy Pfister with an Axe and Hammer?

In a controversial true crime book, Nancy Styler maintains that she played no part in the murder of her socialite landlord.

by Olivia Mason

13 Horror Novels to Read While on Vacation

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13 Horror Novels to Read While on Vacation

Who says beach reads can’t be terrifying?

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The Manson Family and the Gruesome Murder of Sharon Tate

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The Manson Family and the Gruesome Murder of Sharon Tate

The cult's brutal slaying of Sharon Tate in August of 1969 marked the end of an era.

by Jessica Ferri

5 Linda Wolfe Books for True Crime Junkies

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5 Linda Wolfe Books for True Crime Junkies

The respected critic and writer uses her journalistic eye to explore the dark corners of humanity.

by Jessica Ferri

Before the Lindbergh Kidnapping, There Was the Abduction of Charley Ross

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Before the Lindbergh Kidnapping, There Was the Abduction of Charley Ross

The four-year-old's 1874 disappearance was America’s first widely publicized kidnapping for ransom.

by Allison Wild

The Best True Crime Books You’ve Ever Read

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6 Most Horrifying Dean Koontz Books

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6 Most Horrifying Dean Koontz Books

Prepare yourself for the scare of a lifetime.

by Jessica Ferri

Sister Act: The Bizarre Drowning of Ocey Snead

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Sister Act: The Bizarre Drowning of Ocey Snead

When police looked into a young mother's death, their suspicions kept turning to a trio of creepy, veiled sisters.

by Shannon Raphael

13 Mystery and Thriller Books That Inspired Films

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13 Mystery and Thriller Books That Inspired Films

These books leapt from the page to the screen—and kept our hearts racing.

by Aliza Polkes

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

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

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

by Sarah Mangiola

<em>Watch Mommy Die</em>: The Sickening Crimes of Stephen Stanko

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Watch Mommy Die: The Sickening Crimes of Stephen Stanko

In 2005, an ex-convict brutally murdered his girlfriend—and made her daughter watch.

by Allison Wild

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7 True Crime Books About Victims Who Escaped Their Captors

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[CLOSED] GIVEAWAY: Win Two Serial Killer Thriller Books by J.D. Barker

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[CLOSED] GIVEAWAY: Win Two Serial Killer Thriller Books by J.D. Barker

The Fourth Monkey and The Fifth to Die will keep you up all night. 

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Bart Whitaker and the Savage Murder of His Own Family 

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Bart Whitaker and the Savage Murder of His Own Family 

The unfurling of this son’s web of lies led him to hatch a devious murder plot.

by Shannon Raphael

<em>The Terror</em>: The Doomed Expedition to the Northwest Passage

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The Terror: The Doomed Expedition to the Northwest Passage

Dan Simmons’s thriller is a chilling re-imagination of what happened to Sir Franklin's long lost crew.

by Allison Wild

A Nightmare Come True: Roxanne Doll and the Puget Sound Child-Killer

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A Nightmare Come True: Roxanne Doll and the Puget Sound Child-Killer

Broken Doll recounts the brutal child-murder that shocked Everett, Washington in 1995.

by Shannon Raphael

Frozen with Fear: The Horrific Murder of Denise Huber

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Frozen with Fear: The Horrific Murder of Denise Huber

In 1991, 23-year-old Denise Huber went missing. Three years later, her handcuffed corpse was found inside a freezer.

by Shannon Raphael

11 Horror Books That Need Adaptations

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11 Horror Books That Need Adaptations

Once they’re brought to life, they will scare you to death.

by Allison Wild

Betty Lou Beets: The Black Widow of Texas

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Betty Lou Beets: The Black Widow of Texas

Irene Pence's Buried Memories tells the story of Texas' two-time husband-killer, whose crimes resulted in her execution.

by Olivia Mason

The Truth is in the Blood: The Murder of Tabatha Bryant

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The Truth is in the Blood: The Murder of Tabatha Bryant

Kevin Bryant claimed he had nothing to do with his wife's murder—but the crime scene told a different story.

by Olivia Mason

7 Enduring Cult Horror Books

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