By Patricia Cornwell
In 2001, no 1 New York Times bestselling crime novelist Patricia Cornwell was once pulled right into a real-life research of her own—the long-unsolved and deeply unsettling “Jack the Ripper” murders that mesmerized London within the past due 1800s. utilising sleek technology and forensic concepts to a century-old crime, Cornwell’s learn ended in the e-book of Portrait of a Killer, during which she pointed out the popular British painter Walter Sickert because the Ripper. The e-book grew to become a number 1 bestseller but additionally embroiled Cornwell in controversy as Ripperologists brushed aside her claims and her credibility. yet for Cornwell, the e-book used to be merely the start. For greater than a decade, Cornwell has committed numerous hours and invested thousands in her pursuit of latest proof opposed to Sickert. Now, twelve years later, Cornwell revisits the main infamous unsolved crime in history—determined to unravel the secret as soon as and for all.
In this specific Kindle unmarried, Cornwell restates her case opposed to Sickert, unveils new facts, clarifies his motivations, and makes him human—and, alongside the way in which, explains how this sort of in demand cultural determine can be a infamous killer. She additionally without delay faces down her critics with withering ability and, in doing so, is probably going to re-light the controversy over history’s such a lot heinous unsolved crime.
Chasing the Ripper bargains a shockingly own and revealing check out what it's been like for Cornwell to pursue the main sensational homicide case in felony history—even as she keeps to please her lovers with a gradual vitamin of recent Scarpetta novels, together with Flesh and Blood, her newest New York Times bestseller.