Originally published: London : Jonathan Cape, 2000.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-352) and index.
A Case of Missing Persons -- A Case of Murder -- A Case of Conspiracy -- Who are the Mandoag? -- Wingina and the Secotan -- The Meaning of Mandoag and Nottoway.
The lost colony of Roanoke is America's birthplace and one of America's oldest mysteries. What makes this book unique is that every clue furnished by primary documents is treated as evidence. It answers the three questions essential to solving the mystery: Why were the lost colonists lost? Where did the lost colonists go? Why were the lost colonists never recovered?