Loch Ness and Lake Monsters:
The Bibliography

Melissa Alles

Armstrong, Edward H. Sticking My Neck Out! By Nessie. Langholm, Scotland: Armstrong, 1983. Suggests Nessie is a swimming elephant.

Binns, Ronald. The Loch Ness Mystery Solved. Buffalo: Prometheus Books, 1984.

Bradley, Michael. More Than a Myth: The Search for the Monster of Muskrat Lake. Willowdale, Ontario: Hounslow Press, 1989. Investigation of Canada's "Mussie," settling on the giant "worm" hypothesis.

Brookesmith, Peter, ed. Creatures from Elsewhere: Weird Animals That No-One Can Explain. London: Orbis Publishing, 1984. Anthology of articles from The Unexplained. Includes man-beasts, weird winged creatures, sea monsters, lake monsters, merfolk, and werewolves.

Costello, Peter. In Search of Lake Monsters. New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghehan, 1974.

Dinsdale, Tim. The Leviathans. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1966.

Dinsdale, Tim. Loch Ness Monster. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1972.

Eberhart, George M. Monsters: A Guide to Information on Unaccounted-for Creatures, Including Bigfoot, Many Water Monsters, and Other Irregular Animals. New York: Garland, 1983.

Frere, Richard. Loch Ness. London: John Murray, 1987. Illustrated history of the loch. Final chapter focuses on Nessie.

Gaal, Arlene B. Ogopogo: the True Story of the Okanogan Lake Million Dollar Monster. Surrey, BC: Hancock House, 1986.

Gibson, John A., and David Heppell, eds. Proceedings of the Symposium on the Loch Ness Monster: "The Search for Nessie in the 1980s." Foremount House, Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire, Scotland: The Scottish National History Library, 1988. Contains edited papers presented at an annual meeting of the International Society of Cryptozoology.

Holiday, F.W. The Great Orm of Loch Ness: A Practical Inquiry into the Nature and Habits of Water-Monsters. New York: Norton, 1969.

Mackal, Roy P. The Monsters of Loch Ness. Chicago: Swallow Press, 1976.

McEwan, Graham J. Mystery Animals of Britain and Ireland. London: Robert Hale, 1986. Mystery cats, sea serpents, Nessie and other lake monsters, black dogs, the Owlman of Mawnan, and the Brentford Griffin.

McLeod, James R. Mysterious Lake Pend Oreille and Its "Monster": Fact and Folklore. Coeur d'Alene: Wordcraft, 1987.

Meredith, Dennis L. Search at Loch Ness: The Expedition of the New York Times and the Academy of Applied Science. New York: Quadrangle/New York Times Book Co., 1977.

Moon, Mary. Ogopogo: The Okanogan Mystery from Indian Lore to Contemporary Evidence, the Facts About the Legendary Monster of British Columbia's Okanogan Lake. Vancouver: J.J. Douglas, 1977.

Newton, Michael. Monsters, Mysteries and Man. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1979. Unknown hominoids, extant dinosaurs, sea and lake monsters, vampires, werewolves, UFOs.

Reinstadt, Randall A. Mysterious Sea Monsters of California's Central Coast. Carmel, CA: Ghost Town Publications, 1979. Sea serpents, sea monsters, giant octopods, and other unidentified marine life.

San Souci, Robert D. The Loch Ness Monster: Opposing Viewpoints. San Diego: Greenhaven Press, 1989.

Time-Life. Mysterious Creatures. Alexandria, VA: Time-Life Books, 1988. From the series "Mysteries of the Unknown." Mostly marine monsters, Nessie, Bigfoot, and Yeti. Also includes section on monsters in film.

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