The Best Horror and True Crime Book Deals for April 2020

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We're always on the hunt for a killer book that gives us the creeps. And if it's on sale, even better! Every month, we bring you the best horror and true crime books—all at a price that's to die for. 

Scroll on to find the best horror and true crime book deals of the month. Go ahead and treat yourself to a terrifying new read. You deserve it. 

Note: These deals were last updated on 4/1/20. Check back soon for more scary good book sales! 

Buy Ghosts of the Tower of London at Amazon

Ghosts of the Tower of London

By G. Abbott

On Sale $

1.99

$9.99

Haunting tales from one of the world’s most terrifying landmarks.

Buy The Best Ghost Stories Ever Told at Amazon

The Best Ghost Stories Ever Told

By Stephen Brennan

On Sale $

2.99

$17.99

Tales of spooks and spirits that have taught generations of readers what it means to be afraid of the dark—by authors from H. G. Wells to Willa Cather.

Buy Murders That Made Headlines at Amazon

Murders That Made Headlines

By Jane Simon Ammeson

On Sale $

2.99

$14.99

This fascinating chronicle of murder in the Hoosier State paints a chilling portrait of the American Midwest, from the 19th century to the Jazz Age.

Buy The Thames Torso Murders at Amazon

The Thames Torso Murders

By M.J. Trow

On Sale $

1.99

$9.99

M.J. Trow's latest reinvestigation of a bizarre and brutal serial killer delves deep into the appalling facts of the case, the futile police investigations, and the dark history of late Victorian London.

Buy Dark Encounters at Amazon

Dark Encounters

By William Croft Dickinson

On Sale $

1.99

$12.99

“A collection of outstanding ghost stories” from a Scottish historian who “tell[s] a beautifully chilling story” (Undiscovered Scotland).

Buy Bombers, Rioters and Police Killers at Amazon

Bombers, Rioters and Police Killers

By Simon Webb

On Sale $

2.99

$17.99

“Fascinating and enlightening . . . Historical true crime books can often fall victim to being very dry . . . [This book], however, is quite the opposite” (Crime Traveler).

Buy Habitual Offenders at Amazon

Habitual Offenders

By Craig A. Monson

On Sale $

2.99

$17.99

“An enthralling amalgam of sex, violence, and scholarship. At the center of the story are the abduction and murder of two reformed prostitute nuns” (Frederick Hammond, Music and Spectacle in Baroque Rome).

Buy What Witches Do at Amazon

What Witches Do

By Stewart Farrar

On Sale $

1.99

$11.99

An eyewitness account of a modern coven and an overview of Wiccan history in a book that “sweep[s] clean the ‘old image of witchcraft’” (Kirkus Reviews).

Buy Unsolved Murders in and around Derbyshire at Amazon

Unsolved Murders in and around Derbyshire

By Scott C. Lomax

On Sale $

1.99

$9.99

There is no such thing as the perfect crime. Yet within these pages are thirteen twentieth-century murders whose perpetrators have—so far—escaped justice.

Buy Miscarriages of Justice at Amazon

Miscarriages of Justice

By John J. Eddleston

On Sale $

1.99

$9.99

These true stories involve the execution by hanging of nine men and one woman. To date, two of those men have been reprieved. What of the others?

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Published on 1 May 2019