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Explore more of The Lineup's spookiest stories.

Welcome to your hub for the creepiest recommendations, from the latest terrifying Stephen King book and bizarre underrated horror films to the most disturbing unsolved true crime cases and unsettling reports of paranormal activity. If it’s strange, unusual, or downright terrifying—we’ve got you covered.

We’re diehard fans of all things macabre and we love nothing more than sharing our odd obsessions with fellow creepy fiends. Here we unearth forgotten crimes, share true ghost stories, and pride ourselves on giving the best recommendations for terrifying books and movies. Peruse the stories below—you’re sure to find something to satiate your appetite for the uncanny.

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9 Terrifying Therapists We’d Never Book an Appointment With

These devious doctors will unravel your most precious thoughts.

Tarrare: Insatiable, Cannibalistic French Spy 

He ate everything from trash, spoons, eels, snakes—and possibly even human toddlers.

The 5 Creepiest Quotes from Albert Fish’s Graphic Letters 

From the depraved mind of the Brooklyn Vampire himself.

9 True Crime Books About Cannibalism

This Thanksgiving, sate your morbid appetites with these books about people who crave human flesh.

Sean Vincent Gillis: The "Pure Evil" Killer Who Mutilated His Victims

Did the Louisiana serial killer ever truly regret brutally murdering eight women?

15 Notorious Female Serial Killers

The twisted tales of these female serial killers are downright chilling.

The Werewolf of Bedburg

In 16th century Rhineland, something – or someone – was slaughtering villagers by the glow of the full moon.

Alfred Packer: The Maneater of Colorado

This grisly tale of survival will have you grabbing an extra bag of granola next time you hit the trail.