Secret Societies: The Complete Guide to Histories, Rites, and Rituals

by Nick Redfern
Secret Societies

A guide to some 200 organizations, Redfern’s text intrigues the curious and outright paranoid with hints of conspiracies as historic as the KKK and Jack the Ripper and as obscure as the Primrose League and the Wackenhut Corporation. … A book sure to appeal to puzzle-loving readers.


... covers a wide gamut of organizations from satanic cults, to slender man cults, to men in black, woman in black and to elitist groups such as: Skulls and Bones, the Bilderberg group and the free masons (to name a few). ... well-written under Redfern’s great sense of narrative and research ...

This creepy compendium offers pseudo-science fun for the whole post-truth family! From ancient times to the Men In Black, the book describes secret orders, clandestine groups, occult rituals, alien sightings, government plots, and conspiracy theories. …

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... it is enough for a browsing teen just to be entertained.


Claims and counter-claims.

Accusations and allegations. NSA spying and suppressed evidence. Cover-ups and threats. Documented connections and intrigue. Suggestions of a New World Order. Are we to believe the coincidences are mere chance? Might the paranoid be on to something? Who really holds the levers of power? History admonishes us to be vigilant of hidden plots and nefarious agendas of governments and the powerful.

Shedding light onto sometimes sinister and coercive groups, Secret Societies: The Complete Guide to Histories, Rites, and Rituals is packed with details on nearly 200 organizations, their histories, found members, backgrounds, and suspected conspiracies. It uncovers and examines the hidden, overlooked, and buried history of some of the most notorious groups, including the Illuminati, the Freemasons, Skull and Bones, World Bankers, the Secret Government, and extraterrestrial invaders, to name a few. Tracing the chilling and corrosive affects of powerful cliques and their plots, it exposes their deep reach into the operations of today's world. Providing gripping details, presenting the facts, and letting the reader decide, this revealing work probes the hidden agendas and agreements of secret cabals and associations. Along the way, it debunks myths and presents the evidence on an invisible world of influence and power.

About Nick Redfern

Nick Redfern Nick Redfern is the author of 30 books on UFOs and cryptozoology, including Monster Files;
The Real Men in Black; The NASA Conspiracies;
and Strange Secrets. He has appeared on more than 70 TV shows, including: the BBC’s Out of This World; the SyFy Channel’s Proof Positive; and the History Channel’s Monster Quest.

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