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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.

Cinematic Cormac: McCarthy's Silver Screen Adaptions—Ranked

Which missed the mark, and which were stellar adaptations?

This Dedicated Mother, Wife, and Church Leader Almost Got Away With Murder

After reading Before He Wakes, you’ll be lying beside your partner while keeping one eye open. 

These Horror Novellas Written by Queer Women Will Break Your Heart

Quick reads from fresh and unique voices that’ll satisfy your desire for something spooky.

Delectable Doses of Dread: The Best of Stephen King's Chilling Short Fiction 

No matter the length of the story, Stephen King can still terrify us…

5 Darkly Absurd Horror Books to Read When You Need a Laugh

Horror and comedy make strangely comforting bedfellows.

These Banned and Challenged Horror Books Subvert Cultural Norms

Books that tackle divisive topics are the most at risk for banning campaigns.

Disturbing Correspondence: This Author Goes Deeper Into the Psychotic Minds of Serial Killers

Read an unnerving excerpt from Christopher Berry-Dee’s Talking with Psychopaths: Letters from Serial Killers.

8 Chilling Ghostly Books to Beat the August Heat

Spine-chilling, teeth-clattering novels that’ll give you goosebumps this summer.   

11 Erotic Horror Books to Arouse Your Fear

These terrifying and titillating tales will have your blood pumping in different directions.

GIVEAWAY: Enter to Win Sadie Hartmann's 101 Horror Books to Read Before You're Murdered 

Three lucky winners will receive a copy of this entertaining survey of horror fiction—from Mother Horror herself!

These Quiet Maine Woods Hold Deadly Secrets

Art, ambition, and murder collide in Dark Things I Adore.

12 Terrifying Self-Published Horror Novels You Don’t Want to Miss

The indie horror scene has never been more alive—or undead in some cases—and Cutthroat Queens want to help it thrive!