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Books

Explore the latest and scariest in horror and true crime books. From fresh releases to historical horrors, we've got the latest and greatest in terrifying books.

7 Books That Tap Into Our Worst Fears 

From Ted Bundy to al Qaeda, these books will leave you sleeping with the lights on. 

8 Books Like Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

From small-town crime thrillers to non-fiction novels...

Women Who Kill

In this compelling true crime read, Ann Jones investigates the long and dark history of female killers in America.

8 True Crime Books About Terrifying Mothers

Chocolates and flowers might not satisfy these vicious “caretakers.”

An Urban Legend Comes to Life In This Killer Read

Could the killer really be the subject of childhood rhymes?

7 Thriller Books with Paranormal Twists

They will hold you in suspense until the very end.

8 Award-Winning Mystery and Thriller Novels

The cream of the compelling, unputdownable crop.

11 Chilling True Crime Books About Female Killers

From small-town murderers to one of the most prolific female serial killers in American history.

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.

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. 

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.

10 Best Horror Books of 2018

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

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.

10 Best True Crime Books of 2018

These riveting true crime tales kept us enthralled in 2018.