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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.

Hi-Fi Murders: Victim Reads Like In Cold Blood for the 1974 Slayings

The brutal Ogden, Utah murders take center stage in Gary Kinder's revolutionary work of true crime writing.

by Olivia Mason

The Devil Comes Out to Play in This Sinister Folk Horror Novel

The author of The Loney spins a skin-crawling story of tradition, family, and evil in rural Lancashire.

by Olivia Mason

Bram Stoker's Descendant Gives Dracula a Creepy Origin Story

One of the most anticipated horror books of the year imagines what inspired Bram Stoker to write the classic vampire tale.

by Olivia Mason

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

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.

by The Lineup Staff

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

6 Books By Edgar Award-Winning Author Thomas Thompson

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

by Orrin Grey

Unsung Horrors: 10 Underrated True Crime Books

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

by Jessica Ferri

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

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

by Olivia Mason

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

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 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

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