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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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Dance with the Devil: Andrew Bagby and the Tragic Murder at the Heart of Dear Zachary

The documentary started out as an homage to a murdered friend—but another tragedy was not far behind.

10 Eye-Opening True Crime Books by Mindhunter Author John Douglas

One of the earliest criminal profilers shares the most disturbing cases of his career.

Must-Read True Crime Books from #1 Bestselling Author Mark Bowden

Riveting true crime tales from a master of narrative journalism.

11 Horror, Paranormal, & True Crime Books on Sale This June

Get the chills this summer—at prices that can't be beat!

These Riveting Caitlin Rother Books Are Must-Reads for Fans of True Crime

Brutal predators, crimes of passion, and violent acts of greed await.

50 Years Later, These Seven Unsolved Murders Still Haunt London, Ontario

Vanessa Brown's in-depth examination of the unsolved slayings in the "Serial Killer Capital" will leave you with chills.

Colin Wilson: Essential Creepy Reads from a Master of Horror and True Crime

His philosophical works explored the dark side of the human heart.

12 Powerful True Crime Books to Read After You’ve Watched The Innocence Files

These real-life stories of wrongful convictions will shake you to your core.

9 Chilling Horror and True Crime Books on Sale This May

For your creepy reading pleasure—at prices that can't be beat!

The Forgotten Kidnapping Epidemic That Shook Depression-Era America

A startling new book lays bare a little-known chapter in American true crime history.

14 Riveting True Crime Books for Fans of Criminal

These aren’t your run-of-the-mill true crime books.