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On the hunt for a killer read? Join us as we track down the best scary books, horror books, and true crime books around.

22 Most Horrifying Serial Killer Books 

Get ready to see the darkest side of humanity.

by MacKenzie Stuart

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An overturned murder conviction, a terrifying urban legend, and a haunting psychological thriller...

by The Lineup Staff

Master of Horror: 13 Terrifying Graham Masterton Books

Creepy tales of demonic possession, haunted houses, and more.

by Jessica Ferri

10 Women in Horror Who Scare Us to the Bone

The contributions made by these women to horror have shaped the genre.

by MacKenzie Stuart

Peer Into The Mammoth Book of Nightmare Stories...If You Dare

You'll be sleeping with the light on after reading this nightmarish collection. 

by Matthew Thompson

7 Books That Tap Into Our Worst Fears 

From Ted Bundy to al Qaeda, these books will leave you sleeping with the lights on. 

by Jessica Ferri

8 Books Like Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

From small-town crime thrillers to non-fiction novels...

by Jessica Ferri

Women Who Kill

In this compelling true crime read, Ann Jones investigates the long and dark history of female killers in America.

by Matthew Thompson

8 True Crime Books About Terrifying Mothers

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

by Sarah Mangiola

An Urban Legend Comes to Life In This Killer Read

Could the killer really be the subject of childhood rhymes?

by Catherine Phelan

7 Thriller Books with Paranormal Twists

They will hold you in suspense until the very end.

by Sarah Mangiola

6 True Crime Books About Lesser-Known, Suspected Serial Killers

These serial killer cases–some of which remain unsolved–will haunt your dreams.

by Jessica Ferri

8 Award-Winning Mystery and Thriller Novels

The cream of the compelling, unputdownable crop.

by Jessica Ferri

11 Chilling True Crime Books About Female Killers

From small-town murderers to one of the most prolific female serial killers in American history.

by The Lineup Staff

Gary Ridgway: The Green River Killer Who Evaded Capture for 20 Years

This serial killer was convicted of 48 murders, though he confessed to at least 71.

by Sarah Mangiola

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