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Joe Nickell, Senior Research Fellow of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry (CSI), is the author of more than twenty investigative books, including Secrets of the Sideshows and Real-Life X-Files: Investigating the Paranormal.
"For those who are interested in these mysteries, it makes good
reading." -- WTBF Radio
"Investigating some of the most complex lake monster
mysteries in the world, Radford and Nickell closely examine these
enigmatic creatures and come up with some surprises. Their approach
is respectful of the believers, [and] attention to detail is
evident throughout." -- Michael R. Dennett, paranormal
"It delights in the better known resident of Loch Ness as well as Canada's "Champ" in Lake Champlain...It does, of course, verge on the tongue-in-cheek but not completely -- which is doubtless why I enjoyed it." -- Lincoln County News, Maine
"Radford and Nickell have done more fieldwork than many
cryptozoological enthusiasts and... have exhaustively carried out
their own experiments and data collection that is of the highest
scientific order. I wish all cryptozoologically inclined
researchers would be as thorough and objective about their work....
I would recommend this tome to those who wish to learn to apply
critical thinking to the mysteries surrounding these aquatic
cryptids. Lake Monster Mysteries is a most enjoyable read and I
guarantee you will learn much from these intelligent researchers."
-- John Kirk, author of In the Domain of the Lake Monsters and
president of the B
"The authors poke some holes in previous lake monster
studies, but perhaps the most damaging part is their deconstruction
of the films taken of the Champlain and Okanagan monsters." --
College and Research Library News
"The most up-to-date, definitive, scientific assessment of the evidence for and against the existence of lake monsters." -- Robert E. Bartholomew, coauthor of Panic Attacks: Media Manipulation and Mass De