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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 Heinous Scream Murder of Cassie Jo Stoddart

A hit slasher had two teenage boys conspiring to extinguish a young girl's life—and film it.

Phil Spector and the Senseless Murder of Vibrant Actress Lana Clarkson

Wade into this tragic tale before diving into the illuminating new Showtime docuseries, Spector.

The Horrific Tragedy of the Oklahoma Girl Scout Murders

Three young girls had their lives gruesomely stolen—but could it have been prevented?

UPDATE: There's Finally Been an Arrest in the Case of the Shocking Delphi Murders

A man has been charged with the murders of Abby Williams and Libby German—but was he working alone?

The Tragic Toothman Family Murders

What makes a young man turn against his own family?

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 Strangest True Crime Cases in States Across the Country: Part One

Discover your state's darkest secrets in this chilling series.

Hulu's New Series Candy Brings a Scandalous True Crime Story to Life

In the early 80s, a young suburban housewife stood at the center of a controversy including sex, lies, and an axe-murder.

Glamour Kills: 10 Celebrity Murders That Shocked the World

The light of these shining stars was snuffed out all too soon.

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 Vile Murders of Cheshire's Petit Family

One father survived only to lose his wife and children—but murder was just the tip of the iceberg.

5 Real-Life Murders and Crimes Inspired By Movies

When life mimics art ... but not in a good way.

The Chilling Case of Pearl Bryan – and Her Missing Head

This young woman suffered a brutal death, her head tragically lost to time. 

How Do Lie Detectors Work?

They’re notoriously unreliable, but continue to be used in criminal investigations.

Unsung Horrors: 13 Underrated True Crime Books

You don't want to miss these exceptional true crime books.