“The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper” By Hallie Rubenhold

As an avid reader of anything connected to Jack the Ripper and his victims, I was drawn to this book by Hallie Rubenhold. “The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper” covers the histories of the five canonical victims whose murders were never solved. The killings in Whitechapel, a poor section of Victorian England, were attributed to a serial killer … Continue reading “The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper” By Hallie Rubenhold

Behind Closed Doors by Brian L. Porter

I’ve been fascinated by Jack the Ripper since, as a child, I first heard of him. For me he was the ultimate boogey man. As an adult my interest in the mysterious killer, who strolled the streets of Whitechapel in London, continues. In Behind the Doors, Brian L. Porter touches on the Ripper’s crimes. The story, however, is about a much smaller series of murders … Continue reading Behind Closed Doors by Brian L. Porter

Chasing the Ripper by Patricia Cornwell

Buy Here Once again Patricia Cornwell takes up the pen to discuss the case of Jack the Ripper. This is a single edition, only forty-seven pages long, in which she defends her assertion that William Sickert was Jack the Ripper. To her credit, while she does rehash some of her original research, she also adds some new information. Not content to leave well enough alone … Continue reading Chasing the Ripper by Patricia Cornwell

“I, Ripper” by Stephen Hunter – Brilliant Ripper Fiction

I, Ripper: A Novel by Stephen Hunter My rating: 5 of 5 stars There are a lot of books, both fiction and non-fiction, about Jack the Ripper. I have read many of them. “I, Ripper” by Stephen Hunter is possibly the best fictional look at Saucy Jack that I have ever read. The tale is creatively told through two diaries; the diary of “Jack” and … Continue reading “I, Ripper” by Stephen Hunter – Brilliant Ripper Fiction

Soho Slasher-Jack is Back by McCray & Hopkin

Soho Slasher: Jack Is Back: A Harbinger Crossover Novel to International Hunters, Inc. by Carolyn McCray My rating: 5 of 5 stars Soho Slasher- Jack is Back by: Carolyn McCray and Ben HopkinAs an amateur Ripperologist and a fan of the Harbinger series I was thrilled to see this new offering by Carolyn McCray and Ben Hopkin. Kent Harbinger is a world renowned profiler who … Continue reading Soho Slasher-Jack is Back by McCray & Hopkin