Books

Join us as we track down the best scary books, horror books, and true crime books around. After all, there's nothing better than settling in for a terrifying read.

Mind of a Monster: Gary Ridgway, the Green River Killer Who Murdered At Least 49 People

This serial killer was convicted of 49 murders, though he confessed to at least 71.

Bitter Blood Murders: A Brutal True Story of Family, Madness, and Death

How the disintegration of one marriage ended in unspeakable tragedy.

22 Paranormal Books You Haven’t Read Yet (But Should)

Journey to the dark side of demonic possessions, haunted houses, and restless spirits.

13 Haunting Horror Books for Fans of The Lodge

Home is where the horror is when it comes to these chilling reads.

The World Comes to an End in Snow

Darcy Coates invokes icy terror in her latest release.

A Chilling Look at Ted Bundy and the World’s Most Savage Killers

Peer into the minds of murderers in this fascinating true crime read.

11 Mind-Bending Horror Books for Fans of Color Out of Space

Mutations, hallucinations, and ancient evils—these books put a splash of color into horror.

12 Haunting Horror Books for Fans of The Turning

These eerie reads are chock full of creepy estates, frightening children, and otherworldly visions.

21 Bone-Chilling Books Recommended by Stephen King

These terrifying tales all managed to get the horror master’s seal of approval.

This House Is Haunted: The Cursed Villa of Maisons-Laffitte

The restless spirit of an emperor's mistress refused to leave her sprawling mansion...

What Really Happened to Elizabeth Canning?

As the investigation into her New Year's Day kidnapping unfolded, some details just didn’t add up…

Claus Von Bülow: The Danish-British Socialite Who Was Convicted and then Cleared of Trying to Murder His Wife

Bad tidings bring the holidays to a halt when a Danish-British socialite is suspected of attempting to murder his wife. Twice.

Holiday Horror: Frozen and Buried in Wisconsin

On December 25, 1977, a man confessed to burying a naked body in a Madison snowbank.

4 Eerie Olde Christmas Ghost Stories to Give You the Chills This Holiday Season

These ghostly tales of yesteryear will bring a chill to your holidays.

Murder in Little Egypt: John Cavaness, the Small-Town Doctor Who Killed His Son in Cold Blood

Behind Dr. Cavaness's friendly facade lurked an abusive husband and father who was capable of true evil.