Beware the Night

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Macmillan, Oct 14, 2001 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 336 pages
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A sixteen-year NYPD veteran, Ralph Sarchie works out of the 46th Precinct in New York's south Bronx. But it is his other job that he calls "the Work": investigating cases of demonic possession and assisting in the exorcisms of humanity's most ancient--and most dangerous--foes. Now he discloses for the first time his investigation into incredible true crimes an inhuman evil that were never explained, solved, or understood except by Sarchie and his partner. Schooled in the rituals of exorcism, and an eyewitness to the reality of demonic possession, Ralph Sarchie has documented a riveting chronicle of the inexplicable that gives a new shape to the shadows in the dark.

In Beware the Night, he takes readers into the very hierarchy of a hell on earth to expose the grisly rituals of a Palo Mayombe priest; a young girl whose innocence is violated by an incubus; a home invaded by the malevolent spirit of a supposedly murdered ninteenth-century bride; the dark side of a couple who were literally, the neighbors from hell; and more. Ralph Sarchie's NYPD revelations are a powerful and disturbing documented link between the true-crime realities of life and the blood-chilling ice-grip of a supernatural terror.

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User Review  - bookwormteri - LibraryThing

I admit, I was fascinated, but totally skeptical. The kids voices in the phones couldn't have been actual dead kids? Why do I believe that dead kids would talk through a phone but not demons? Why do I ... Read full review

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User Review  - reigningstars - LibraryThing

Scared the ever loving crap out of me when I first read it back in my teenage years. I was dumb to read it at night and at 3 am (which he talks about the significance of 3 am in the book) I had to use ... Read full review

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Lisa Collier Cool is a bestselling author, blogger for Yahoo! Health, and winner of nineteen medical journalism awards.

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