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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.

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

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

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

by Shannon Raphael

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

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

by Olivia Mason

9 Underrated Paranormal Books That Will Get Under Your Skin

These tales of paranormal horror will have you sleeping with the light on.

by Aliza Polkes

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

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

12 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

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