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David Parker Ray: The Sadist Who Tortured Victims in His Toy Box

In Slow Death, Jim Fielder tells the disturbing true story of a violent Satanist who tortured and killed women in his trailer.

by Allison Wild

What’s Inside the Cage of Bones?

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

by Paola Crespo

Forgiveness Won’t Be Easy in This Horror Short Story

Witching Hour: Vices and Virtues collects twisted and terrifying stories that will haunt your dreams. 

by Sarah Mangiola

The Brutal Death of Debra Davis

The girlfriend of one of Whitey Bulger's partners, Debra Davis never suspected the notorious gangster would kill her—with his bare hands.

by Olivia Mason

Sean Vincent Gillis: The "Pure Evil" Killer Who Mutilated His Victims

Did the Louisiana serial killer ever truly regret brutally murdering eight women?

by Olivia Mason

Hi-Fi Murders: Victim Reads Like In Cold Blood for the 1974 Slayings

The brutal Ogden, Utah murders take center stage in Gary Kinder's revolutionary work of true crime writing.

by Olivia Mason

The Devil Comes Out to Play in This Sinister Folk Horror Novel

The author of The Loney spins a skin-crawling story of tradition, family, and evil in rural Lancashire.

by Olivia Mason

Bram Stoker's Descendant Gives Dracula a Creepy Origin Story

One of the most anticipated horror books of the year imagines what inspired Bram Stoker to write the classic vampire tale.

by Olivia Mason

The Chrysalis Warns You to Stay Out of the Basement

The season's biggest horror novel sees a millennial couple wrangle with the evil entity lurking beneath their feet.

by Olivia Mason

H.P. Lovecraft Stars in Jacqueline Baker's Creepy Horror Novel

The Broken Hours offers a Lovecraftian take on the classic haunted house story.

by Olivia Mason

Who Really Killed Nancy Pfister with an Axe and Hammer?

In a controversial true crime book, Nancy Styler maintains that she played no part in the murder of her socialite landlord.

by Olivia Mason

The Manson Family and the Gruesome Murder of Sharon Tate

The cult's brutal slaying of Sharon Tate in August of 1969 marked the end of an era.

by Jessica Ferri

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.

by Allison Wild

Sister Act: The Bizarre Drowning of Ocey Snead

When police looked into a young mother's death, their suspicions kept turning to a trio of creepy, veiled sisters.

by Shannon Raphael

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

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

by Sarah Mangiola

Bart Whitaker and the Savage Murder of His Own Family 

The unfurling of this son’s web of lies led him to hatch a devious murder plot.

by Shannon Raphael

A Nightmare Come True: Roxanne Doll and the Puget Sound Child-Killer

Broken Doll recounts the brutal child-murder that shocked Everett, Washington in 1995.

by Shannon Raphael

Frozen with Fear: The Horrific Murder of Denise Huber

In 1991, 23-year-old Denise Huber went missing. Three years later, her handcuffed corpse was found inside a freezer.

by Shannon Raphael

Betty Lou Beets: The Black Widow of Texas

Irene Pence's Buried Memories tells the story of Texas' two-time husband-killer, whose crimes resulted in her execution.

by Olivia Mason

The Truth is in the Blood: The Murder of Tabatha Bryant

Kevin Bryant claimed he had nothing to do with his wife's murder—but the crime scene told a different story.

by Olivia Mason

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