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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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TLU Excerpt: The Last Madam, by Christine Wiltz

She was the glamorous madam of New Orleans' most decadent brothel – until the long arm of the law came pounding at her door.

TLU Excerpt: The Garden of Martyrs, by Michael C. White

In 1805, Marcus Lyon was traveling the Boston Post Road when he was brutally murdered.

Darkest TV Dramas of 2014

It's no secret: We live in the golden age of pitch-black TV programming.

Wayfaring Stranger: The Thrilling Fiction of James Lee Burke

This Edgar-winning author sets his sights on the American Dream in a powerful new thriller of epic proportions.

4 November Movies Better Than The Hunger Games

A true crime indie, a period piece that cracks the code, a foreign drama with mysterious undertones, and a thrill ride through Columbia's drug trade.

Post-Mortem Photography: How the Victorians Remembered Their Dead

Grieving families soon took up the new technology to create everlasting mementos of the dearly departed.