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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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This Teenage Girl Was the Ultimate Downfall of a Florida Serial Killer

How Lisa McVey got inside the head of notorious Florida serial killer Bobby Joe Long.

Despite Convictions, Questions Remain in the Case of Holly Bobo's Murder

The case against the alleged killers of a young nursing student was as suspicious as the circumstances of her disappearance.

The 5 Creepiest Quotes from Albert Fish’s Graphic Letters 

From the depraved mind of the Brooklyn Vampire himself.

UNSOLVED: The Disappearance of Marie Elizabeth Spannhake

A kidnapper confessed, but was she telling the truth?

Colleen Stan: The Girl in the Box 

This young girl endured a seven-year nightmare.

Amber Hagerman and The Origins Of "Amber Alerts"

The Texas tragedy that inspired an early warning system.

The Girls in the Boxes

Five disturbing true stories about forcible confinement.

The Forgotten Kidnapping Epidemic That Shook Depression-Era America

A startling new book lays bare a little-known chapter in American true crime history.

Before the Lindbergh Kidnapping, There Was the Abduction of Charley Ross

The four-year-old's 1874 disappearance was America’s first widely publicized kidnapping for ransom.

6 Chilling Cases of Stockholm Syndrome

Stockholm syndrome is as tragic as it is complex. Victims suffer both the physical abuse of imprisonment and the severe emotional manipulation that locks them in place.