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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 Pendle Witches: England’s Deadly Witch Hunt Hysteria

In 1612, a fear of witchcraft swept across northwest England and sent eleven souls to their deaths.

Before Salem: The Bewitching History of America’s First Witch Hunt

Decades before the Salem witch trials, nearly a dozen individuals were put to death in colonial Connecticut for suspected sorcery.