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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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The Chrysalis Warns You to Stay Out of the Basement

The season's biggest horror novel sees a millennial couple wrangle with the evil entity lurking beneath their feet.

10 of the Most Haunted Places in New England

Pack your hiking boots and your EMF meter.

H.P. Lovecraft Stars in Jacqueline Baker's Creepy Horror Novel

The Broken Hours offers a Lovecraftian take on the classic haunted house story.

Discover Pennsylvania’s Historic—and Haunted—Accomac Inn

A young woman killed by the innkeepers' son haunts the halls.

9 Ordinary Houses with Very Disturbing Backstories

There’s no place like a home with a grisly past.

The Violent, Bloody History of Ireland’s Leap Castle

Remains–spiritual and bodily–reside within the castle’s very walls.

Step Inside the Haunted Halls of Waverly Hills Sanatorium ... If You Dare

Scores of people died in the facility—how many of their spirits remain?

Home Sweet Home: 9 Real Haunted Houses You Can Actually Buy

Want your next humble abode to include a few ghosts? Look no further.

“The Hands Resist Him”: The Haunted Painting Said to Come to Life

The eerie painting spooked many who just saw it. Those who owned it fared worse.

Room 873: Beware the Ghosts of Banff Springs Hotel

Legend has it that a man murdered his wife and young daughter, before committing suicide...

10 Haunted Places to Explore This Summer—If You’re Brave Enough

Spend your summer with some chilling company at these haunted places around the country.

The Misery of Forest Haven Asylum

Outside of Washington, D.C. lies an abandoned institution with a thoroughly disturbing past.

No Exit: Georgia's Bizarre Lapham-Patterson House

Even 24 doors couldn't give Charles Lapham a way out of his seemingly-cursed life.

The Guardians of Portland's Lone Fir Cemetery

An eerie tombstone stands watch over one of the city's oldest cemeteries.

No Escape: Step Inside Australia's Beechworth Lunatic Asylum

Its brutal past has made it home to some of the most intense paranormal activity in the area.