Jigsaw* Mountain gorilla researcher, Dian Fossey, was hacked to death at her research station in 1985. Was her murder committed by poachers, or was she the victim of a more sinister plot? Who could have hated this woman, whose goal in life was to study and preserve the silver-backs, so much that they would have murdered her in such a vicious manner? Will her murder ever be solved?

* Jack the Ripper slashed and killed at least five prostitutes in London in 1888. His precise mutilation of the victim’s bodies leads many to believe the murders were committed by a doctor or other person with surgical knowledge. Others believe that Jack the Ripper was a member of the Royal Family. Who was Jack the Ripper? Will we ever know the truth about this person?

* The Abominable Snowman, Bigfoot, dragons, the Loch Ness Monster, mermaids, giant squid and dozens of other creatures are all part of myth, folklore and legend. Do these creatures really exist? Those who say they’ve seen them believe they do. At one time the Komodo dragon was thought to be a myth. Today, we know that it really exists. Do the other creatures mentioned here also roam the Earth, their existence only known to a selected few? You decide.

* Did Charles Julius Guiteau really kill President James A. Garfield, on July 2, 1881, or was the assassin’s bullet only a precursor to the President’s death?  Is it possible that Garfield could have survived his injuries? Some think so. Apparently it’s been documented that doctors who examined the President after he was shot probed the wound with unsanitary fingers and equipment. Was Garfield felled by an assassin’s bullet or by infection? Will we ever know the truth?

by Mary M. Alward