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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.

A Twisted Killer Haunts the City of Chicago from Beyond the Grave

Se7en meets Silence of the Lambs in this acclaimed serial killer thriller.

by The Lineup Staff

Mr. Murder: 8 True Crime Books About Killer Husbands

There's a reason everyone says, "It's always the husband."

by Olivia Mason

7 Books That Tap Into Your Worst Fears 

Beyond things that go bump in the night. 

by Jessica Ferri

Inside the Crimes and Mind of the Baton Rouge Serial Killer

For over ten years, Derrick Todd Lee managed to escape Louisiana police—and murder seven women. 

by Olivia Mason

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by The Lineup Staff

The Case of Michael Peterson—a Perfect Husband, or the Staircase Murderer?

In her true crime book, author Aphrodite Jones takes readers to the night of Kathleen Peterson's suspicious death.

by Olivia Mason

9 Horror Books Recommended by Stephen King

These novels all managed to get the horror master’s seal of approval. 

by Jessica Ferri

7 Creepy Robert McCammon Books That Will Keep You Awake At Night

The award-winning author writes tales of supernatural and occult horror with a Southern Gothic flair.

by Orrin Grey

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

by Sarah Mangiola

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.

by Sarah Mangiola

7 Genre-Bending Books by Fritz Leiber 

The author blended horror with science fiction and fantasy to create terrifying stories. 

by Jessica Ferri

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Enter to win four frightening books, from true accounts of cannibalism and murder to an autobiography of horror icon Vincent Price.

by The Lineup Staff

Ghostly Encounters at the Villisca Axe Murder House and Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

A ghost hunter shares unsettling anecdotes and audio from his investigations at two of the creepiest sites in America.

by Olivia Mason

Uncovering the Truth Behind One of the Bayou Strangler’s Victims

Investigative journalist Fred Rosen interviews a woman who was close to one of the Strangler’s earliest victims: Oliver LeBanks. 

by Fred Rosen

Born Bad: 10 Books About Evil Children

Are there really evil kids? These books might alter your family plans.

by The Lineup Staff

Master of Horror: 8 Terrifying Graham Masterton Books

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

by Jessica Ferri

Rajneeshpuram: A Shocking Look at the Creepy Commune Featured in Wild Wild Country

In My Life in Orange, a former Rajneeshee writes about his childhood as a member of the infamous sex cult.

by Olivia Mason

13 People Share the Scariest Books They’ve Ever Read

Dying for your next creepy read? We've got you covered.

by Stephen Lovely

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