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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.

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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

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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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

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

Excerpt: The Night "Whitey" Bulger Killed Debra Davis

Read an excerpt from Whitey's Payback and go inside one of the gangster's most chilling murders.

by Olivia Mason

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8 True Crime Books About Murders in Texas

The Lone Star State is home to some of the most notorious killers.

by Olivia Mason

Lawrence Singleton: The Mad Chopper Who Was Released From Prison and Became a Murderer

True crime author Fred Rosen recounts how a hatchet-wielding maniac nearly got away with murder.

by Fred Rosen

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