Sudden Fury Author:Leslie Walker "I think my parents are dead" — When the police operator received this chilling call, she nearly dropped her cup of coffee. At first, police believed 17-year-old Larry Swartz's story that an intruder - possibly his older brother - had horribly stabbed their father to death and then brutally killed their mother. But soon, the evidence pointed to... more » Larry himself.
Abandoned by his natural mother at an early age, Larry had been heartlessly abused by an unfeeling foster-care system, when a miracle occurred: Bob and Kay Swartz, an outwardly warm, churchgoing couple, adopted him. However, there was a darker side to life in the Swartz family. And on the night of January 16, 1984, something happened which ignited an unimaginable rage in the affection-starved child.
Abridged from Leslie Walker's riveting book, here is the dramatic story of what caused one family to erupt in a moment of Sudden Fury.« less