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Who killed Mary Jane Langley? 123 year old murder mystery still unsolved today

TODAY 1st August marks the 123rd anniversary of the discovery of the bloody body of Preston girl 18-year-old Mary Jane Langley. Her throat had been cut with a jaggard wound described as the size of a man’s fist. 704 more words

Hedon

Doctor Who: Dark Journey Fan Audio Series Review

By Will Barber – Taylor

A recently regenerated and emotionally shattered Doctor arrives in London and becomes companion to Sherlock Holmes in AM Audio Media’s first episode of Dark Journey. 380 more words

Doctor Who

City of London Cemetery and Crematorium

by Sheldon

It was an October morning 1888 when an Elm Coffin left the City mortuary in Golden Lane.

This was no ordinary Coffin: and this could be verified by the thousands of people who lined the route it meandered on its way to the… 626 more words

History

From Hell-Jack the Ripper graphic novel review

From hell, a graphic novel authored by Alan Moore and designed by Eddie Campbell, details the identity, motives and actions of the infamous Jack The Ripper killer of the late Victorian era. 1,278 more words

Closing The Book

Last voyage of the Princess Alice.

Steamboat, off Rainham Marshes, Essex. © Bill Pearson.

Bill Pearson writes:

There used to be a pub called The Princess Alice on Commercial Street in Whitechapel. 888 more words

Vanishings

Who Thinks Evil--Michael Kurland

“We need, we must have something–someone–different. Someone acquainted within the unseen worlds of mendacity, deceit, treachery, and falsehood that lurk in the corners of the realm.  1,380 more words

Book Reviews

Dead of Winter

I recently met Brian Moreland on Twitter (Twitter tag at the bottom of post). I’ve started reading his books and I have to say wow! Thank you Mr. 2,668 more words