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Gone Without A Trace: The Disappearance Of Maura Murray

Have you ever wanted to just disappear? Maybe life has gotten hard, or things just aren’t working out and you want a blank slate. For some, just walking into the ether and becoming a ghost is endlessly appealing. To some, Maura Murray did just that. In 2004, the...

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A New Terror Has Been Unmasked…

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. You can tell how much I like a character by how utterly horrible I am to them. I think Death Veil makes it pretty clear that Benton and Nicole are two of my favorites. Apparently, you’re not supposed to talk too much about...

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Demons in the Elevator: The Disappearance of Elisa Lam

Every city has a haunted hotel. Some cities have several. And the goings-on in these hotels is the stuff of paranormal blogs and occasionally, news segments. The Cecil Hotel in Los Angeles, California is no different. Built in the 1920s and hit hard during the Great...

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With Every Turn of the Page, a New Terror Is Unleashed…

At Scare Street we have a little game I like to call ‘Scare Me More’. What happens is that every author, whether it’s Ron, David, Sara or I, shares a short story, and the others try to up the scare with their next one. And so on. It’s not an official game, but we have...

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Without A Trace: The Disappearance of Natalee Holloway

High school graduation is a big deal for any teen. Many feel that it’s when their lives truly begin. Lots of people arrange trips right after graduation to make these first surreal days of freedom as memorable as possible. For many, these trips are opportunities to...

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Some Memories Are Too Painful to Forget…

“Light thickens, and the crow/ Makes wing to th’ rooky wood.” - Macbeth, Act III, Scene 2 Shakespeare, there, using the image of a crow going to a rookery, an unnatural event that suggests something is seriously wrong with the world. Rooks, crows, ravens and their...

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Brutal Massacre: The Alday Family Murders

Rural places are often associated with safety – the isolation and limited contact with other people invokes the idea that those who dwell in these areas are safe from violent crime. But bad things happen everywhere. Like Donalsonville, Georgia. With a population of...

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Your Worst Nightmares Lurk in the Shadows…

Are you ready to be scared? Of course, you’re ready. That’s why you’re here, isn’t it? That’s why I’m here. It’s why my colleagues are here. These authors you’ve come to know and love. And if you haven’t, well, it’s about time that you do. We’ve put together a grand...

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