In the summer of 1967, nineteen-year-old Brenda Joyce Holland disappeared.
She was a mountain girl who had come to Manteo to work in the outdoor drama The Lost Colony.
Her body was found five days later, floating in the Croatan Sound.
This riveting narrative, built on unique access to the state investigative file and multiple interviews with insiders, searches for the truth of her unsolved murder.
This island odyssey of discovery includes séances, a suicide and a supposed shallow grave.
Journalist John Railey joined us on OBX Today on News Talk 92.3 WZPR to talk about his new book that cuts through the myths and mistakes to finally arrive at the long-hidden truth of what happened to Brenda Holland that summer on Roanoke Island.