Deliver Us From Evil

Deliver Us From Evil

A New York City Cop Investigates the Supernatural

Book - 2014
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Demonic possession. Exorcism. Haunted Houses. Satanic Rituals.

For most people this is the stuff of nightmares, horror movies, folklore, and superstition. For New York City police Sergeant Ralph Sarchie, it's as real--and dangerous--as midnight patrol . . .

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 investigations into incredible true crimes and 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 Deliver Us from Evil , 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 nineteenth-century bride; the dark side of a couple who were literally, the neighbors from hell; and more. Ralph Sarchie's revelations are a powerful and disturbing documented link between the true-crime realities of life and the blood-chilling ice-grip of asupernatural terror.

Publisher: New York :, St. Martin's Griffin,, 2014, ©2001.
Edition: 1st St. Martin's Griffin edition.
ISBN: 9781250059499
Branch Call Number: 133. 42097471 SAR S
Characteristics: xiv, 352 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Cool, Lisa Collier 1952-- Author


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Nov 30, 2015

Okay, I saw the movie with the same title on cable last week. I didn't know the movie was based on a true story. So, I'll read the book now since it is available. Yeah, the movie was pretty good too.

Peg85 May 31, 2015

Very interesting and wild at the same time. Overall, made me think more about my faith in God in a positive way. Definitely a must read!

Dec 06, 2014

Excellent, very informative, well written! Could not put it down. Fascinating and so easy to understand at the same time. Well worth the read!

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