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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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9 Fiction Books Inspired by Real-Life Crime

From "Psycho" to "The Black Dahlia," these reads are sure to terrify.

7 Psychological Thriller Books That Will Torment You For Days

In the mood for a mind-trip? Here are eight psychological thrillers guaranteed to stay with you long after you turn the last page.

5 Bizarrely Nicknamed Bandits Wanted by the FBI

Just pray you never come face to face with the Bad Breath Bandit.

Knee Deep in the Murky World of Black Ops

Bestselling author Alan Jacobson and Special Operations Forces expert Steve Garrett on how they “made it real” for Jacobson’s new thriller, The Lost Codex.

FBI Names Person of Interest in 1989 Disappearance of Jacob Wetterling

In 1989, Jacob Wetterling vanished without a trace. 26 years later, authorities have finally announced a person of interest in the case.

Most Wanted List: The Great Suicide Con of 1859

Midwestern drifter A.V. Lamartine traveled from town to town in search of a sucker to nurse him back to health.

Partners in Crime

From Natural Born Killers to Heathers, here are the top six couples who know being bad is always more fun when you have someone to share it with.