Home » Indian Wood: A Mystery of the Lost Colony of Roanoke Island by Richard Folsom
Indian Wood: A Mystery of the Lost Colony of Roanoke Island Richard Folsom

Indian Wood: A Mystery of the Lost Colony of Roanoke Island

Richard Folsom

Published
ISBN : 9781439234990
Paperback
214 pages
Enter the sum

 About the Book 

In 1587, Sir Walter Raleigh sent 116 men, women and children to Roanoke Island on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. They were to plant the first English colony in the New World. By 1590, they had disappeared. The colony was lost, and it remainsMoreIn 1587, Sir Walter Raleigh sent 116 men, women and children to Roanoke Island on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. They were to plant the first English colony in the New World. By 1590, they had disappeared. The colony was lost, and it remains Americas oldest unsolved mystery.Carl Bowden, a university professor, has discovered a document that may prove an intriguing new theory of what may have happened to the colonists. He made one phone call to a trusted colleague. Three hours later he was found murdered under the rotunda of the university library. Someone does not want the mystery of the Lost Colony to be solved and is willing to kill to protect the secret.Luther Surles, Carls oldest friend and publisher of a small town newspaper, is determined to help the police with the investigation. In doing so, he eventually endangers himself as he unravels Carls theory and solves the mystery of the Lost Colony of Roanoke Island.