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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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Do You Trust Your Neighbors?

Carter Wilson’s new psychological thriller proves that you shouldn’t.

8 Books with WTF Endings to Give You A Thrill

These twists will have your jaw on the floor. 

11 Chilling Horror and Thriller Books to Read This Winter

These terrifying reads will make your blood run cold.

12 Chilling Books Like Gone Girl

Unreliable narrators and terrifying suspense are just the beginning...

The Collector Longs for Your Bones to Keep

Fiona Cummins's serial killer horror novel will invade your nightmares.

8 Award-Winning Mystery and Thriller Novels

The cream of the compelling, unputdownable crop.

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What’s Inside the Cage of Bones?

The basement stank of death, and it contained a terrifying secret ...

13 Mystery and Thriller Books That Inspired Films

These books leapt from the page to the screen—and kept our hearts racing.

Nightmare Fuel: A Serial Killer Stalks One Man’s Dreams

A murderer once thought to be dead is very much alive in this thriller. 

The Terror: The Doomed Expedition to the Northwest Passage

Dan Simmons’s thriller is a chilling re-imagination of what happened to Sir Franklin's long lost crew.

A Twisted Killer Haunts the City of Chicago from Beyond the Grave

Se7en meets Silence of the Lambs in this acclaimed serial killer thriller.

Just How Easy is It to Slip Into the Darkness? 

In Ruth Rendell’s psychological thriller, the paths of three lost individuals converge with deadly results.

Secrets and Lies: Lost at Sea or Murdered in Cold Blood?

In this psychological thriller, a husband's disappearance begins a dangerous game of deception.