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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

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

The Woman Who Was Bludgeoned By a Claw Hammer—And Survived

David Gerard believed his criminal past was behind him, and thought his girlfriend, Frankie Cochran, was dead. He was wrong on both accounts.

By Olivia Mason

Beware the Doll-Master and His Terrifying Collection

One boy's obsession takes a sinister turn in Joyce Carol Oates’s award-winning short story collection. 

By Matthew Thompson

Holiday Hex: A Winter Solstice Primer

In celebration of the winter solstice, author Liz Williams provides a few tips on how to hex those on your naughty list ... if you dare.

By Liz Williams

10 Best Horror Books of 2018

From Gothic horror to cabin-in-the-woods terror, 2018's best horror books were a chilling bunch.

By Jessica Ferri

Above Suspicion: The Disturbing Story of the FBI Agent Who Strangled His Informant

After strangling his informant—who was pregnant with his child—Mark Putnam became the first active FBI agent convicted of murder.

By The Lineup Staff

10 Best True Crime Books of 2018

These riveting true crime tales kept us enthralled in 2018.

By Jessica Ferri

David Parker Ray: The Sadist Who Tortured Victims in His Toy Box

In Slow Death, Jim Fielder tells the disturbing true story of a violent Satanist who tortured and killed women in his trailer.

By Allison Wild

Hellbound Heart: The Best Clive Barker Books

Blood, guts, terror, multiple dimensions, and more populate Barker's horrifying oeuvre.

By Orrin Grey

What’s Inside the Cage of Bones?

The basement stank of death, and it contained a terrifying secret ...

By Paola Crespo

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