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10 Historical Horror Novels: The Dark Backward

Check out these ten excellent horror novels set in the past.

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10 Giallo Horror Movies: Black Gloves, Bright Knives

A list of some of the best Giallo movies. Giallo is an Italian film genre that combines horror and mystery elements.

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10 Extreme and Upsetting Horror Movies: Seared Into Your Retina

Warning: these ten movies, best seen in unrated versions, are deeply disturbing, violent, and may haunt you.

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10 Supernatural Horror-Mystery Novels: Unnatural Enigmas

Looking for novels that mix supernatural horror with mystery and detective story elements? Check these out.

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10 Horror-Mystery Movies: Petrifying Puzzles

These ten movies combine horror and mystery elements into a tasty combination.

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10 Nonfiction Books About Monstrous Entities, People, Ideas, and Places: The Face of the Other

Monsters come in all shapes and sizes. These books delve into monstrous people, legends, and places.

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10 Horror Movies Set in the Woods: It’s Coming for Me Through the Trees!

The woods are always a good setting for a horror flick. Whether they are slashers (the Friday the 13th series), demonic movies (Night of the Demon), or cabin tales (Cabin the Woods, duh), movies featuring terrifying forests have been a mainstay of the genre for decades. For some reason, arboreal horror flicks seem to have […]

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10 Great Horror Novels You Can Read in a Single Sitting: Short, Sweet, and Sharp

Horror literature is often known for big fat novels, epics like Stephen King’s It, Mark Danielewski’s seemingly never-ending House of Leaves, and a good number of the other classics that came out in the 80’s and 90’s. Scary fiction, though, is often at its best when it’s quick and too-the-point, launching readers into creepiness before […]

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10 Killer Character Movies: A Murderous Gaze

There’s a long history in the movies of investigating killers from a close perspective. One of the first was Fritz Lang’s M, a film that followed a child murderer played by the great Peter Lorre as he tried evading discovery and punishment, and the sub-genre has continued strong ever since. While movies can’t depict the […]

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10 Horror/Mystery Novels from the Perspective of Killers: The Killer Eye

One of the functions fictions perform for us is broadening our understanding of other people. Novels that work as character studies are particularly adept at encouraging our sense of empathy. The following novels put us directly (or only a little indirectly) into the minds of broken, cruel, or psychopathic characters, all of whom have one […]