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.