Roland Doe, The Exorcist & The Nature Of Demonic Possession
Known as the 1949 St. Louis Exorcism, the story of possessed child Roland Doe was immortalized in the groundbreaking novel and film The Exorcist. Much has been written about the case, but the truth has been shrouded in secrecy…until now.
Join Steven A. LaChance as he shares the shocking evidence for how a family’s grief over the death of an aunt progressed into a full-blown demonic possession. While the conventional story is that Roland Doe brought the demonic infestation upon himself, LaChance convincingly suggests an alternative interpretation, and provides new insights into the nature of possession itself.
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About Steven LaChance
Steven LaChance has been called one of the most prolific supernatural writers of this generation. In 2007, he released the bestselling non-fiction, The Uninvited, which detailed the true story of his own personal haunting living in the infamous Screaming House. In 2010, he released the ground breaking short story collection, Crazy.
In 2014, Steven released the long awaited sequel to, The Uninvited, which completed the two book Screaming House series, titled Blessed are the Wicked. He is getting ready to release two new works. Crazy: A Prayer for the Dead, is the full length version of the Truck Stop Hell story from the short story collection. It is releasing for Halloween 2016.
On February 8, 2017, Steven is working once again with Llewellyn Worldwide to publish his long awaited book on the 1949 St. Louis Exorcism case, the same case the blockbuster film, The Exorcist, was based upon. Confrontation with Evil, is one of the most anticipated true life paranormal books of 2017. The book is based upon Steven’s over a decade of research into this horrifying case and will reveal new insight and evidence never before shared with the public.
Steven has appeared on numerous television and radio programs worldwide. He has been a featured guest on Fox News Mike & Juliet Show, Fox News, NBC News, CBS News, Travel Channel, Chiller, CNN, Destination America, the Discovery Channel, plus many more including his starring appearance in the Booth Brothers documentaries Children of the Grave, and The Possessed. Steven has also worked on the popular television series, Supernatural.