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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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13 Gripping True Crime Books for Fans of Lost Girls

Cases like the Long Island Serial Killer, from the unsolved to the corrupt.

Richie Diener: The Troubled Son Killed By His Own Father

Young Richie Diener showed signs of trouble. Then, on the night of February 27, 1972, those troubles came to a tragic end.

Mind of a Monster: Gary Ridgway, the Green River Killer Who Murdered At Least 49 People

This serial killer was convicted of 49 murders, though he confessed to at least 71.

A Chilling Look at Ted Bundy and the World’s Most Savage Killers

Peer into the minds of murderers in this fascinating true crime read.

What Really Happened to Elizabeth Canning?

As the investigation into her New Year's Day kidnapping unfolded, some details just didn’t add up…

Claus Von Bülow: The Danish-British Socialite Who Was Convicted and then Cleared of Trying to Murder His Wife

Bad tidings bring the holidays to a halt when a Danish-British socialite is suspected of attempting to murder his wife. Twice.

Holiday Horror: Frozen and Buried in Wisconsin

On December 25, 1977, a man confessed to burying a naked body in a Madison snowbank.

11 Best True Crime Books of 2019

Close out 2019 with the best in true crime.

‘Tis the Season for Murder: 17 Winter True Crime Books That Will Give You the Chills

Nothing says "Happy Holidays!" like these tales of greed, betrayal, and stone cold murder.

32 Most Horrifying Serial Killer Books

Get ready to see the darkest side of humanity.

13 True Crime Books for Hardcore Fans of Last Podcast on the Left

Rise from your grave! These chilling true crime reads will take you deep down the rabbit hole…

Linda Wolfe: The Author Behind the Definitive Book on The Preppy Killer

Meet Linda Wolfe, the critically acclaimed journalist whose true crime reporting includes a searing account on Robert Chambers.

10 Must-Read Jack the Ripper Books

His true identity remains unknown to this day.

Gaslight Murder: 12 Gripping Victorian True Crime Books

The truth is grislier than fiction in these real-life accounts of mystery and murder from the Victorian era.

A Death in Canaan: Why Did Peter Reilly Confess to His Mother’s Brutal Murder?

Years later, evidence proved Reilly innocent. Why confess to a crime he didn't commit?

13 True Crime Books for Fans of Mindhunter

Peer into the dark corners of the human mind.

13 Chilling True Crime Books About California Murders

The stars may come out at night. But so does the darkness.