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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.

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

[CLOSED]:GIVEAWAY: Win Our Chilling Book Bundle

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

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

The Killer Encyclopedia: A List of Real-Life Murderers, from A-Z

Twenty-six books that reveal the twisted minds of killers.

by Olivia Mason

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Enter for a chance to win copies of "Evil Angels" and "The Boston Strangler."

by The Lineup Staff

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

The Perfect Psychopath: Dr. Petiot’s Heinous Crimes During World War II

The doctor claimed to have killed 63 people under the guise of helping them escape Nazi-occupied France.

by Thomas Maeder

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Enter for your chance to win a horror book bundle, featuring Joe Hill's latest book and more.

by The Lineup Staff

The Brutal Murder Spree of John Norman Collins

Known as the Ypsilanti Ripper, the Michigan murderer beat and strangled seven women between 1967 and 1969.

by Olivia Mason

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