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.
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Crimes of Passion
Celebrated mystery writer Howard Engel traces the history of the crime of passion through France, England, Canada, and the United States, deliving thirty real-life accounts of passion gone lethally wrong.
The Mad Chopper
True crime author Fred Rosen follows a killer's trail back in time two decades to discover how a monster slipped through the legal system.
In rural Maine, a stop on the Underground Railroad is menaced by a supernatural force in this terrifying novel of pre–Civil War horror by Rodman Philbrick.
Beware the kindness of strangers. After crashing her car, a woman awakens on a remote farm in the Ozark hills. She soon meets the family that rescued her—and comes face to face with a terrifying ancient evil that haunts this rural land.
House of Doors
As the Nazi blitzkrieg decimates London, war widow Ruth Taylor accepts a post at a makeshift air force hospital housed in an English manor where she nurses wounded soldiers back to health. But as soon as she enters the house, Ruth experiences strange visions and the overwhelming sensation of her late husband’s ghostly presence. As the strange occurrences become increasingly menacing, Ruth must confront a terrible possibility: that her dead husband’s spirit might be the cause. Derleth Award–winning author Chaz Brenchley "turns genre conventions to his advantage" in this "genuinely disturbing" WWII tale of English country-house horror (Publishers Weekly).
Foul Deeds in Kensington & Chelsea
John J. Eddleston invites you on a dark walking tour through London's sinister past, where the city's most exclusive neighborhoods sit on sites of some of the most sinister and scandalous crimes in British history. Cases involving the killing of wives, lovers, and children are among those he describes, but he also reconstructs in forensic detail several more unusual crimes—two men shot dead at a lecture, the field marshal who was assassinated on his doorstep, the acid bath killings, and the murders of two ill-fated countesses.
Murder Most Texan
Bartee Haile chronicles sixteen ruthless killings from Lone Star history, examining the shocking twists and dirty details that have disturbed and bewildered Texans for decades.
Today’s Charlotte, North Carolina is a fast-growing and well-respected city. But the Charlotte of yesteryear is rife with tales of the macabre, tragic and simply unexplainable. Prepare to be surprised and unnerved as the dark side of Charlotte is brought to life by native and longtime writer David Aaron Moore.
Stranger by Night
Sex and horror, intertwined since the beginning of the human race, take on all new twists, turns, and contortions in this erotic horror anthology series—with one of its most illustrious lists of contributors. The beguiling and bewitching stories from Ramsey Campbell, Brian Lumley, Graham Masterton, and more will give you goosebumps—in more ways than one.
This San Francisco Chronicle bestseller about the ghosts that bedevil the Mittal family is “[an] intriguing debut [that] seeks to give voice to the dispossessed through the supernatural” (USA Today).
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