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Mysteries of History

December 10, 2010 by Reader's Connection

Central Library´s Sherry Utterback scrutinizes the past, taking notes in her detective notebook.

Just about everybody likes a good mystery, but do you know what is better than a good mystery book? A true mystery book, and the history of the world is shot (pardon the pun) full of ´em. In this list you can find mysteries from the streets of Indianapolis to the decline of Czarist Russia. So sit back, grab a couple, and enjoy a trip around the world and through time to meet memorable characters and visit a variety of locales. Who knows, you may be the one to solve one of history´s enduring mysteries!

 

The Mysterious Disappearance of the Roanoke Colony in American History

The Mysterious Disappearance of the Roanoke Colony in American History by Zachary Kent

Roanoke: the Abandoned Colony

  

Roanoke: the Abandoned Colony by Karen Ohrdal Kupperman

 

 

  

Grand Dragon: D. C. Stephenson and the Ku Klux Klan in Indiana by M. William Lutholtz

 

D.C. Stephenson, Irvington 0492: The Demise of the Grand Dragon of the Indiana Ku Klux Klan Compiled and edited by H.R. Greenapple

 

 

Nicholas and Alexandra

Nicholas and Alexandra by Robert K. Massie  

A Romanov Fantasy: Life at the Court of Anna Anderson

 

 A Romanov Fantasy: Life at the Court of Anna Anderson by Frances Welch

 

 

Discovery!: Unearthing the New Treasures of Archaeology

Discovery!: Unearthing the New Treasures of Archaeology Edited by Brian M. Fagan

 
Lost Histories: Exploring the World’s Most Famous Mysteries

 

 

Lost Histories: Exploring the World’s Most Famous Mysteries by Joel Levy 

 

 

Historic Indianapolis Crimes: Murder + Mystery in the Circle City

Historic Indianapolis Crimes: Murder + Mystery in the Circle City by Fred D. Cavinder 

 

Final Flight: The Mystery of a WWII Plane Crash and the Frozen Airmen in the High Sierra

 

 

Final Flight: The Mystery of a WWII Plane Crash and the Frozen Airmen in the High Sierra by Peter Stekel

 

 

Who Killed King Tut?: Using Modern Forensics to Solve a 3,300-Year-Old Mystery

Who Killed King Tut?: Using Modern Forensics to Solve a 3,300-Year-Old Mystery by Michael R. King and Gregory M. Cooper; with Don de NeviThe Murder of King Tut: The Plot to Kill a Child King: A Nonfiction Thriller

  

The Murder of King Tut: The Plot to Kill a Child King: A Nonfiction Thriller by James Patterson and Martin Dugard

 

 

 

The Montefeltro Conspiracy: a Renaissance Mystery Decoded

The Montefeltro Conspiracy: a Renaissance Mystery Decoded by Marcello Simonetta

 

 

 

Machu Picchu: Unveiling the Mystery of the Incas

Machu Picchu: Unveiling the Mystery of the Incas Edited by Richard L. Burger and Lucy C. Salazar

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