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Inside John Wayne Gacy Jr.'s Real Life Murder House

Enter the basement of America's Killer Clown, one of the most notorious serial killers in history.

By The Lineup Staff

The Terrifying Truth About Serial Killer Belle Gunness

Workers turned their attention to the hog pen, where they unearthed a grisly scene...

By Matthew Thompson

The Story of the Alday Murders is a Horror Film Come to Life

In 1973, a group of prison escapees committed one of the bloodiest massacres in Georgia history.

By Olivia Mason

8 Books Like Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

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

By Jessica Ferri

8 True Crime Books About Terrifying Mothers

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

By Sarah Mangiola

7 Thriller Books with Paranormal Twists

They will hold you in suspense until the very end.

By Sarah Mangiola

8 Award-Winning Mystery and Thriller Novels

The cream of the compelling, unputdownable crop.

By Jessica Ferri

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. 

By Matthew Thompson

Holiday Horror: Frozen and Buried in Wisconsin

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

By The Lineup Staff

The Chilling Case of the Claus Von Bülow Affair

Bad tidings bring the holiday to a halt when a Danish noble allegedly attempts to murder his socialite wife. Twice.

By DeAnna Janes

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.

By The Lineup Staff

What’s Inside the Cage of Bones?

The basement stank of death, and it contained a terrifying secret ...

By Paola Crespo

10 Books Like In Cold Blood

The groundbreaking "nonfiction novel" changed the world of true crime—and inspired a legion of killer books.

By Olivia Mason

Forgiveness Won’t Be Easy in This Horror Short Story

Witching Hour: Vices and Virtues collects twisted and terrifying stories that will haunt your dreams. 

By Sarah Mangiola

20 Ghost Books to Haunt Your Days (and Nights)

Warning: Read only if you can afford some sleepless nights.

By Sarah Mangiola

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

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

By The Lineup Staff

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