Release: 13th September 1977
Synopsis: In December 1975, the Lutz family moved into their new home on suburban Long Island. George and Kathleen Lutz knew that, one year earlier, Ronald DeFeo had murdered his parents, brothers, and sisters in the house, but the property–complete with boathouse and swimming pool–and the price had been too good to pass up. Twenty-eight days later, the entire Lutz family fled in terror.
One of the most notorious examples of a supernatural presence, and one that has split the nation. The legend is explained in full in this book, and you don’t want to miss it.
This story is probably the most well talked about, and most adapted, story I’ve ever read about so I was extremely hyped to read this book. It’s definitely one of the best true crime books I’ve ever read about.
The minute I picked it up I was obsessed and couldn’t stop thinking about it whenever I had to put it down. It was so captivating and the raw honesty in from the account of George and Kathy Lutz was so brilliant.
I could put myself in there shoes and knowing that this is their first hand account of what actually happened? I felt so creeped out, but also couldn’t stop reading it. I felt as if I was actually living in the house with them and guess who decided to start reading it at night? Not the most genius idea I’ve ever had.
This book was incredible, and whether you believe in the paranormal or think it’s a bunch of hooha, this book is definitely one to watch out for. You won’t regret it.
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