VANISHING ACTS AND COVER-UPS THAT HAVE OUTWITTED THE BEST MINDS Spanning from missing Egyptian queens to modern-day shootings, the cases in this book represent a catalogue of strange deaths and mysterious disappearances with one thing in common: despite extensive investigation and advances in technology they remain unsolved. Were those involved part of an outrageous plot, subject to a terrible tragedy, or a victim of murder?Unsolved Deaths collects together the most intriguing and mind-boggling deaths ever recorded, to ask questions such as: • How did Natalie Wood really die? • What became of the Italian explorer John Cabot and his fleet? • Was a BBC journalist killed by an international hitman? • Where did super-pirate Henry Every end up? Each fascinating case is explored with a concise but thorough review of its history, key figures, likely suspects, and some strange stories. Unsolved Deaths includes more than 170 photographs, paintings, drawings, and maps to help budding sleuths piece together a picture of some of history’s most baffling deaths.
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About the Author
Charles Phillips is an experienced writer and editor, specializing in history, popular science, mythology, and the arts. He has written over 35 books, including How to Think, Maths Master, Knights and the Golden Age of Chivalry, The Mythology of the Aztec & Maya, and The Medieval Castle Manual.