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Other books by the candidate...


Breaking the Circle of Satanic Ritual Abuse

(Recognizing and Recovering from the Hidden Trauma)


               Besides the books listed elsewhere on this website, I have also written -- under the pen name: Daniel Ryder -- two investigative books about sophisticated underground satanic networks and secret societies (upper level Freemasons, the so-called “Illuminati”…) that have seemingly come together and woven their tentacles into many segments of our global society.  In fact, this vast covert network may well be what President John F. Kennedy was referring to in part of a famous speech he gave to the American Newspaper Publishers Association on April 27, 1961 (just two years before he was assassinated).

                Kennedy speech excerpts:

                “The very word ‘secrecy’ is repugnant in a free and open society; and we are as a people inherently and historically opposed to secret societies, to secret oaths and to secret proceedings… Today no war has been declared – and however fierce the struggle may be, it may never be declared in a traditional fashion. Our way of life is under attack.

                "We are opposed around the world by a monolithic and ruthless conspiracy that relies primarily on covert means for expanding its sphere of influence -- on infiltration instead of invasion, on subversion instead of elections, on intimidation instead of free choice, by guerrillas by night instead of armies by day…,”  said Kennedy.

                In the early 1990s, I traveled the country extensively researching various components of what could well be the “monolithic and ruthless conspiracy” President Kennedy spoke of.  (In his speech, he never specifically names the group(s) involved.)

                A cross section of the people I interviewed included former Nebraska Senator John DeCamp, who traces the reach of these underground satanic cults to some of the highest levels of government in his book: The Franklin Cover-Up (Child Abuse, Satanism and Murder in Nebraska).  I interviewed Santa Clara University professor, Alan Scheflin, who lectures extensively on documented government mind-control experiments, including pointing out the possible overlaps between the heinous techniques used in these government experiments and the ones reported to be used in the satanic cults and other secret societies.

                I also interviewed a good number of law enforcement officials, cult researchers, therapists, satanic cult survivors…  And what emerged is a scenario we can no longer ignore, I believe.

               The first book, Breaking the Circle of Satanic Ritual Abuse (Recognizing and Recovering from the Hidden Trauma), Compcare Publishers, covered various aspects of these cult dynamics and was also the first comprehensive recovery book for victims in the field.  This book was favorably reviewed in the Journal of Traumatic Stress’s July, 1993 edition.

               And the following are some cover-comments for Breaking the Circle of Satanic Ritual Abuse:


                 "The unsettling 'reality' remains... I would strongly recommend this book..."  

--Sgt. Jon Hinchliff, Minneapolis Police Department.


                 "Ryder's work is a welcome and a sorely needed resource for therapists and survivors alike."  --author Pia Mellody, Breaking Free and Facing Codependence


                 "[This book] casts courageous light on the darkest, most evil illness of all." 

--author Joe Klaas, M.A., The 12 Steps to Happiness, Staying Clean


                 "Anyone working with survivors of ritual abuse will find this book to be a wealth of information."  -- Rev. Dr. John L. Spangler, M.Div., D.S.T.   


                 Subsequent to the Breaking the Circle book, I then wrote the book Cover-Up of the Century (Satanic Ritual Abuse and World Conspiracy),  which is a much deeper look at the workings of underground satanic cults, secret societies and possible global agendas.

(For a review of this book, see Here.)

                 Review excerpt:  “Every once in a great while, a book comes out that is a standout in its field.  One that is well written, that teaches and that leaves the reader thinking for days afterward. One that challenges the reader to overcome biases and misconceptions.  And recently such a book was published:  Cover-Up of the Century (Satanic Ritual Crime and World Conspiracy).  “Ryder has a background in investigative journalism. And it shows.” 


                 For an article synopsis of the book Cover-Up of the Century, see Here.  


                Again, I wrote both books  under the pen name Daniel Ryder, and they can be viewed Here


--Joe Schriner


Note 1:

The apparently highly networked, highly sophisticated “Secret Society” plot seems to have been evolving for quite some time. Not only had Kennedy apparently noticed it, but so did another U.S. president. At the turn of the last century, President Woodrow Wilson said: “Some of the biggest men in the U.S., in the field of commerce and manufacture, are afraid of something. They know that there is a power so organized, so subtle, so watchful, so interlocked, so complete, so pervasive, that they had better not speak above their breath when they speak in condemnation of it.” What’s more, Pope Leo XIII would write a couple decades before this in his encyclical Quod Apostolici. Muneris: “At this period, however, the partisans of evil seem to be combining together, and to be struggling with united vehemence, led on, or assisted by, that strongly organized and widespread association called the Freemasons… We speak of that sect of men who strive to bring to a head what they have long been planning – the overthrow of all civil society whatsoever.”


Note 2:

My wife and I, at one point, also wrote a book together using the “Ryder” pseudonym as well.

The title is:  This Present Darkness Live!  She and I encountered a “real life” version of the fictional town Frank Peretti wrote about in his bestselling Christian book: This Present Darkness.  The plot line revolves around the phenomenon of spiritual warfare.  And the contention is, based on Biblical writing that the “darker” a town becomes spiritually, the more this opens the door for yet more demonic influence.  And why this book is so important is that it wouldn’t take a moral theologian to see how spiritually “dark” our country is becoming at this point.  And our book provides a tried “game plan,” if you will, for how to start to take our towns, and our country, back for God.

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