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Ripper


In the 120 years since the bloody, and still-unsolved, serial killings perpetrated in the Whitechapel section of London [1888-1891], the mysterious figure of Jack the Ripper has remained a fascinating character for novelists and true-crime writers. Below, you'll find a list of many of the novels or short-story collections featuring bloody Jack as a character or focus of the story. Below that, you'll find some of the non-fiction True Crime volumes that take an extended look at Jack's historic unsolved crimes.

All books in this list which are owned by Lincoln City Libraries are hotlinked to their entries in our library catalog, so that you may check on their current availability. Some titles not owned by the libraries are included in this list due to their classic nature, or their position as part of a series. If you see a title on this list that is not hotlinked to our collection, please consider ordering it through our Interlibrary Loan department.

FICTION

Kelley ArmstrongWomen of the Otherworld series
-- Broken [2006]
Virginia BakerJack Knife [2007]
Robert BlochThe Night of the Ripper [1984]
Carole Nelson DouglasIrene Adler series
-- Chapel Noir [2002]
-- Castle Rouge [2003]
Gardner Dozois, editorRipper [813.08 Doz] [1988]
Harlan Ellison, editorDangerous Visions [1967]
Linda Evans and Robert AsprinRipping Time [2000]
The House That Jack Built [2001]
Martin H. GreenbergRed Jack [813.08 Gre] [1988]
Edward B. HannaThe Whitechapel Horrors [1992]
Faye KellermanThe Garden of Eden and Other Criminal Delights [2006]
Marie Belloc LowndesThe Lodger [1914]
Gregory MaguireLost [2002]
Kim NewmanAnno-Dracula [1992]
Gordon OstlereJack the Ripper [1980]
Robin PaigeKathryn Ardleigh/Charles Sheridan series
-- Death at Whitechapel [2000]
Anne PerryCharlotte and Thomas Pitt series
-- The Whitechapel Conspiracy [2001]
Robert PerryDoctor Who series
-- Matrix [1998]
Raymond ThorBloodguilty [1997]
M.J. TrowInspector Lestrade series
-- Lestrade and the Ripper [1999]
Pamela WestYour's Truly, Jack the Ripper [1987]
Paul Westthe Women of Whitechapel and Jack the Ripper [1991]
Roger ZelaznyA Night in the Lonesome October [1993]

NON-FICTION

Frank SpieringPrince Jack [364.1 Spi] [1978]
Paul BeggThe Jack the Ripper A to Z [364.152 Beg] [1992]
Paul BeggJack the Ripper: The Uncensored Facts: A Documented History of the Whitechapel Murders of 1888 [364.152 Beg] [1988]
Tom A. CullenWhen London Walked in Terror [364.152 C89w] [1965]
Patricia CornwellPortrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper; Case Closed [364.152 Cor] [2002]
 The Diary of Jack the Ripper [364.152 Dia] [1993]
Stewart P. EvansJack the Ripper: The First American Serial Killer [364.q=va] [1996]
Stewart P. EvansThe Ultimate Jack the Ripper Companion: An Illustrated Encyclopedia [364.152 Eva] [2000]
Robert GraysmithThe Bell Tower: The Mystery of Jack the Ripper Finally Solved -- in San Francisco [364.152 Gra] [1999]
Stephen KnightJack the Ripper: The Final Solution [364.152 Kni] [1986]
Maxim Jakubowski and Nathan Braund, editorsThe Mammoth Book of Jack the Ripper [364.152 Mam] [1999]
Donald RumbelowThe Complete Jack the Ripper [364.152 Rum] [1975]
Donald RumbelowJack the Ripper: The Complete Casebook [364.152 Rum] [1988]
Terence SharkeyJack the Ripper: 100 Years of Investigation [364.152 Sha] [1987]
Philip SugdenThe Complete History of Jack the Ripper [364.152 Sug] [2002]

Compiled October 2008 sdc

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