Tales of intrigue in this book include unusual unsolved crimes, legends of lost treasure, spine-tingling ghost stories, and well-documented sea creature sightings. Based on historic accounts from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, author Lynn Bragg recounts fifteen myths and mysteries from Washington's past, verifying some tales from multiple accounts and exposing some stories for what may have really occurred. Readers will be riveted by the detailed descriptions of Puget Sound's demon of the deep, Northwest gold fever may strike again after readers learn the details of Captain Ingalls's lost treasure, and believers will be surprised to learn that strange sightings over Mount Rainier predate the famous Roswell event. Enjoy these tales and more from Washington's suspicious past.
Northwest native L. E. Bragg currently lives in Mercer Island, Washington. She is the author of several books for young readers, as well as More than Petticoats: Remarkable Washington Women and More than Petticoats: Remarkable Idaho Women.