6 Horror Books Based On Real Events

Devil in the White City is one of my favorites. I’m looking forward to the movie.

Horror Novel Reviews

Written by: Wesley Thomas 

Horror fiction is great, obviously. Ghouls, monsters, demons, vampires, serial killers, witches. But there is something about reading a horrific tale based on a true event that makes it far scarier. Knowing that what you are reading actually happened, has you bathing in goosebumps. So here is a list I compiled, of horror books based on true events.

So let’s start with number one ‘The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America’ by Erik Larsen. A true story about a man who built a horrifying hotel with the sole purpose of trapping his victims, then killing them, before disposing of the remains. In the hotel was a gas chamber, dissection table crematorium. Sounds like the perfect read for Halloween to me!


And for number two we have a more popular book, which all horror readers will…

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