I didn't see the BLAIR WITCH PROJECT film, though I'd heard something vague about it. So when someone gave me this book, I thought, 'Well, that might prove mildly interesting.'
Well, Stern's book kept me up hours past my bedtime, and then I wasn't sure it that really was an owl hooting out in our orchard, . . . or maybe . . . Was it something else?
From back cover: In October of 1994, three student filmmakers disappeared in the woods near Burkittsville, Maryland, while shooting a documentary...
A year later their footage was found.
What actually happened to Heather Donahue, Michael Williams, and Joshua Leonard deep in the Maryland woods has become the stuff of legend. What they captured on film in their final days has transformed their sudden disappearance into one of America's most suggestive nightmares...
Now the complete story can be told.
In an exclusive arrangement with the filmmakers' families, noted journalist D. A. Stern and private investigator Buck Buchanan have unsealed the official police reports to compile the first fully detailed and illustrated investigative report on one of the most disturbing cases in Maryland history...
~The legends, myths, and facts surrounding the Blair Witch
~The uncanny connection to Maryland mass murderer Rustin Parr
~Detailed crime-scene photos
~Heather Donahue's chilling journals
~Related cult murders and bizarre disappearances
~The meaning of the strange campsite talismans, symbols, and ruins
~Exclusive interviews wht the victims' friends and families
~Insight into the shocking case from Haxan Films and Artisan Entertainment