Conspiracies and Secret Societies

Conspiracies and Secret Societies

The Complete Dossier of Hidden Plots and Schemes

Brad Steiger, Sherry Hansen Steiger, Kevin Hile


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  • From an established author and expert on conspiracies, the unexplained, and the paranormal
  • Prior edition (9781578593682) sold more than 150,000 copies
  • More than 250 conspiracies examined and revealed from the conspiracy expert
  • Each entry footnoted to allow for further investigation
  • Draws links most people fail to recognize, and presents the evidence on an invisible world of influence and power
  • Uncovers and examines the hidden agendas and agreements, the secret cabals and fraternal orders
  • Conspiracy theories are widely believed
  • Conspiracies have become integral to modern pop culture and politics
  • Conspiracies, plots, and the powerful have affected society throughout history
  • Facts enhanced with compelling stories
  • Prior edition extensively and positively reviewed, including School Library Journal ("Riveting tome"), Orange County Register ( In a straightforward manner, [the Steigers] present evidence for a theory and evidence against it ), and Booklist ( This primer hits the highlights of murder plots, suicides, extraterrestrials, government cover-ups, and religious mysteries throughout the centuries. )
  • Logical organization makes finding information quick and easy
  • Numerous black-and-white photographs
  • Thoroughly indexed
  • Authoritative resource
  • Sure to appeal to politics enthusiasts, conspiracy buffs, history readers, and true-crime aficionados
  • Publicity and promotion aimed at the wide array of websites focused on the paranormal, unexplained, and conspiratorial
  • Promotion targeting more mainstream media and websites with a popular topic
  • Promotion targeting national radio, including Coast to Coast AM  and numerous other late-night radio syndicates looking for knowledgeable guests
  • Promotion to local radio
  • Promotion targeting current events magazines and newspapers politics editors 


Brad Steiger:

Award-winning writer Brad Steiger devoted his life to exploring and examining unusual, hidden, secret, and otherwise strange occurrences. Steiger first began publishing articles on the unexplained in 1956; since then, he wrote more than 2,000 paranormal-themed articles. He authored more than 200 titles with over 17 million copies in print, including Real Encounters, Different Dimensions and Otherworldy Beings; Real Aliens, Space Beings, and Creatures from Other Worlds; Real Visitors, Voices from Beyond, and Parallel Dimensions; Real Ghosts, Restless Spirits, and Haunted Places; Real Monsters, Gruesome Critters, and Beasts from the Darkside; The Werewolf Book; and many more.


Sherry Hansen Steiger authored or coauthored more than 40 books, including the inspirational and best-selling “Miracles” series. She was married to Brad Steiger. They are survived by two sons, three daughters, and ten grandchildren, who miss them very much.

|||Kevin Hile has had a long career as an author, editor, and researcher. He authored several books, including Visible Ink Press' The Handy California Answer Book, and he has edited many other of Visible Ink Press’ meticulously researched reference titles, including Brad and Sherry Steiger’s 2012 edition of Conspiracies and Secret Societies. He lives in Southern California.