In The Shadow Over Santa Susana, Adam Gorightly takes his readers on a black magic carpet ride from the Hollywood “Beautiful People” scene of the late 60’s. My initial motivation for writing THE SHADOW OVER SANTA SUSANA was due to Manson Family conspiracy theories I’d heard over the years that had not really . In this revised and updated edition of The Shadow Over Santa Susana, investigative journalist Adam Gorightly takes his readers on a black magic carpet ride.

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Regina King rated it it was amazing The shadow over santa susana 10, Lists with This Book. He was very knowledgeable about who he was writing about and what he was writing about. This made for a clearer visualisation I felt. Susan Atkins once claimed, “The reason Charlie picked the house was to instill fear into Terry Melcher because Terry had given his word on a few things and never came through with them.

Manson Family members always adopted new names, and practiced a form of ego loss through LSD experimentation, role playing and group sex. Interesting to learn how people can so easily get wrapped up in something like this. Your email address will not be published. This is the best one yet: A must read for any Manson enthusiast.

Of course, it’s the shadow over santa susana of fun to speculate. Speaking of conspiracy theories, what do you think Dennis Wilson knew about the murders? Read the shadow over santa susana over the course of a day and a half when I was sick in bed. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

The recent David Duchovny vehicle Aquariusincorporates Manson into the plotline.

By the time we ever totally figure any of this stuff out, it will probably be too late anyhow–all the principles will be dead. Mysterious really what they were getting up to. Getting a good recording meant that he had to play by ‘someone else’s rules’, i. Apparently, Murphy is a major Manson freak and quite knowledgeable about the subject, and was working on getting Johnny Depp in the lead role, as Manson.


As far as the CIA and Scientology goes I should know as I was married to one for two years and she found a letter in a file the shadow over santa susana their L. They moved in a world that included biker gangs, movie stars, rock ‘n’ roll celebrities, members of other, lesser-known but very influential Satanic cults, and even the intelligence community.

Terry Melcher who Manson claims made promises to him about his musical career once lived at Cielo Drive although Charlie knew that Terry had long since moved out. It almost reads more like a series of blog the shadow over santa susana than a cohesive narrative.

The Shadow Over Santa Susana: He’d already surrounded himself with a group of followers, so what’s to say that he couldn’t have attracted a cult following with his music. With so many people involved and varying stories, do you think the ultimate truth of WHY the shadow over santa susana murders were committed will ever be answered?

What was the inspiration for the cool cover for the book? First with peace and love, then later with buck knives and bad vibes.

Of course, Charlie felt he was in telepathic communication with the Beatles, so once again we can only guess what music was going on in Charlie’s brain.

Read more by this author. It depends on how you want to connect the dots.

BOOK REVIEW: “The Shadow Over Santa Susana” by Adam Gorightly

All I can really say is that the murders didn’t seem random to me. I originally envisioned a small volume dedicated to Manson Susaha conspiracies. I never could believe or rather found it hard to believe someone or people would do these things, but it just goes to prove there is real evil in the world.

The shadow over santa susana would think if there was actually all this celebrity porn associated with the Manson Family out there, that it would have shown up by now. They even sent a researcher to live with the Family at Spahn for a time, though his role has gotten no attention. Back inVincent Bugliosi was asked why the Manson murders case had endured for so long.


The shadow over santa susana is l This book is packed full of information and stories which do not appear in other, more familiar books on the Manson Family.


Okay, so maybe it’s a bit fantastical, but it’s a great read for those who are curious about the Family. Click here to read our review of this book Click here for the official website for “The Shadow Sznta Santa Susana” Click here to order this book from Amazon. I gave it 4 stars instead of 5, ovr there were more typos than I thought should be in a book the shadow over santa susana so well and that was so informing. Some of the tale was nonlinear; we’d jump back and forth in years depending on whose story was being told.

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If Charlie went oveer to the scene, I find it hard to believe that he the shadow over santa susana have checked the guesthouse, especially with his knowledge of the layout of the premises. William Garretson was on TV a few years ago; changing his story about what he ovfr the night of the Tate murders.

Of course, it may have been destroyed to hide an association with the Manson family to the Hollywood beautiful people scene. Then there are musical links to both murder sites. The shadow over santa susana 24, Tom Byron rated it it was amazing. Jan 07, Jeff Suwak rated it really liked it. November 12, at 3: No, I didn’t leave anything out, although I reached a point where I felt enough was enough.

Also, if he was so concerned about getting signed, why don’t you think he spent more effort in contacting the Beatles? Gorightly explores the question of why the Tate-LaBianca murders santq with such detail that a straightforward answer is impossible.