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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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What Really Happened to Josh Guimond?

Netflix's Unsolved Mysteries hopes to lead to an answer.

The Alford Plea’s Most Famous Cases—and What the Plea Really Means

Popularized by The Staircase, is the Alford Plea a true admission of guilt, or something else? 

The Strangest True Crime Cases in States Across the Country: Part Four

Is your state's most bizarre true crime case on the list?

Paul Holes Exposes the Dark Side of Clearing Cold Cases

In his new memoir, the celebrated cold case investigator shares an inside look at the reality of solving infamous crimes.

Inside the Insidious Mind of the Zodiac Killer

Venture into the encrypted taunts and horrific crimes of one of America's most disturbing serial killers.

UNSOLVED: The Grizzly Case of the Ice Box Murders

A disturbing unsolved murder and the elusive suspect who disappeared without a trace.

The Lineup's Most Disturbing True Crime Bestsellers

The Lineup's community has terrifying taste—these are your most beloved titles.

The Haunting Tragedy of the 1979 Sydney Ghost Train Fire

On June 9th, 1979, approximately 35 riders boarded the Sydney Ghost Train ride in Australia’s beloved harbor attraction Luna Park. Seven of them would not leave the train tunnel alive. 

The Mysterious Secrets of Bog Bodies

These human cadavers were mummified naturally by peat bogs. 

A Body in Kentucky: The 30-Year-Long Mystery of “Tent Girl”

In 1968 her body was found. Her identity would remain a mystery for decades.

A Suspect Has Confessed to the Long-Unsolved Murder of Kaitlyn Arquette

Lois Duncan’s once-eternal question, Who Killed My Daughter?, seems to have been finally answered.

Ruthie Mae McCoy: The Chilling True Case Behind Candyman

Her murder bears eerie similarities to the 1992 horror film.

The Lava Lake Murders: One of Oregon’s Oldest Unsolved Crimes

How did the bodies of three fur trappers end up in a frozen lake?

Case Closed: 8 Books About Cold Cases That Finally Got Solved

After years of uncertainty, these cases were ultimately cracked.

The Unsolved Evansdale Murders of Lyric Cook-Morrissey and Elizabeth Collins

Was it the result of a deadly drug dispute, or the work of a serial killer?

Investigating Harvard's Sordid Cold Case Revealed More Than Just a Murderer

We Keep the Dead Close exposes the horrors behind a respected institution.