Washington Myths and Legends

The True Stories behind History’s Mysteries

Book Description

Tales of intrigue in this book include unusual unsolved crimes, legends of lost treasure, spine-tingling ghost stories, well-documented sea creature sightings, and more. Based on historic accounts from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, author L.E. Bragg recounts seventeen 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.

About Bragg, Lynn

L.E. Bragg is a Washington State native whose books about the Pacific Northwest include: More than Petticoats: Remarkable Washington Women and More than Petticoats: Remarkable Idaho Women, and the picture books A River Lost, Heart of the Palús, and Seattle, City By The Sound. She lives near Seattle.