PRESIDENT OBAMA AUTHORIZES EXCAVATION OF 63rd & WALLACE, THE MURDER CASTLE!

PRESIDENT OBAMA AUTHORIZES EXCAVATION OF 63rd & WALLACE, THE MURDER CASTLE! Well, not quite yet, but we’ re working on it. We’ve posted a letter to his Justice Department, requesting the excavation and exhumation of the grounds outside of the Post Office in order to identify the dozens, if not hundreds of innocent lost souls

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History Channel’s Haunted History of The Murder Castle!

Watch The History Channel’s Haunted History of The Murder Castle Right Here:  

RIPPEROLOGY

 There is a template to Ripper writing. First, review all the available evidence and theories, then come up with your own suspect. “The main problem for all Ripperologists is that the contemporary evidence doesn’t provide any clue about the IDENTITY of the Ripper- and what remains of the evidence is scanty.” The Guardian.  Precisely, EXCEPT

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Pathology

Ripperologists have long realized the most probative evidence concerning identity and modus operandi are the pathology reports of the first two victims. Those reports insist the killer possessed surgical skills as indicated by the knowledge he demonstrated precisely removing organs from the victim’s body cavities, i.e. H.H. Holmes. Authors Trevor Marriot and Patricia Cornwell sidestep

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H.H. Holmes, Jack the Ripper and Scotland Yard.

Scotland Yard describes the murderer Jack the Ripper as: 1. A medical maniac; 2. trying to find the elixir of life; 3. looking for the essential ingredient in the parts taken from the murdered bodies; 4. spending time over a bubbling cauldron of the hell broth made from the gory ingredients looking for the charm.

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The devil’s great great grandson in the White City.

This past Saturday I attended the sold-out Men of Mystery Conference in Irvine, California. It was attended by fifty of the best male mystery writers in the world, including Scott Turow, and Alexander McCall Smith, not to mention other Pulitzer Prize winners, NYTimes Bestsellers, etc. Each author was allowed one minute to promote his latest

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WOULD YOU LIKE TO HEAR JACK THE RIPPER?

WOULD YOU LIKE TO HEAR JACK THE RIPPER?  Well, as close as we can get it, anyway. The BLOODSTAINS audio book is finally out. Imagine, H.H. Holmes in your living room. Read by SAG Member Kim Estes, actor on Criminal Minds, NCIS, House, etc., ad infinitum. Kim’s voice soothes in that priceless historical fashion so

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The History Channel at the Murder Castle

The History Channel!     On July 26, The History Channel follows me down into the Murder Castle as we chase H.H. Holmes and Jack the Ripper. That is, if you dare!

Bloodstains the Book? Bloodstains the Movie!

Bloodstains the Book? Bloodstains the Movie! IT begins in earnest. At this very moment, the lawyers are in the traditional back and forth evolution so common with any Hollywood book purchase. At least that’s what I’m told. When finished, I’ll make public those portions of the contract the studio is comfortable with us releasing to

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Descending from Evil: The Story of Herman Webster Mudgett

This is the full article from Oct 28th 2012 from Ancestry.com, an interview with Jeff Mudgett.   —————————————————————————————————————————————————– Descending from Evil: The Story of Herman Webster Mudgett Posted by kwilliams on October 29, 2012 in Guest Bloggers” On the surface Herman Webster Mudgett seemed to be a productive member of society. Born and raised in

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HH Holmes, America’s Worst Serial Killer

The latest review of BLOODSTAINS from Roger Marsh in The Huffington Post ……… Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner? America’s Worst Serial Killer Jeff Mudgett spent early family life with a disjointed series of characters who invented lineage instead of talking about the truth. But the horrible news that befell Jeff over a family dinner at

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The H.H. Holmes Alibi

They make fun of the computer schematic of Jack the Ripper created by the BBC and Scotland Yard in 2006. The one which obviously resembles the photos of H.H. Holmes. Does it resemble others too? Of course. What police schematic doesn’t, and any good detective would be the first to qualify his opinion regarding this resemblance.   

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Genetics

Gregor Mendel, often called the father of genetics, developed theories in the 19th Century making us composites of our parents. This has been the basis for our understanding of genetics ever since. Well, lately, scientists have come to believe Mendel’s understanding was, at best, incomplete. Mom and Dad’s, and before them, genes imprint at different

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Last night’s Mudge Report on blogtalkradio

Don’t know how many of you appreciate just how difficult it would be for anyone, with minutes to go, for even a professional, to step in for an hour, live, and host such a show, even one as elementary as The Mudge Report. Dane and Susan rocked last night! Please join in and give them a

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The Spirits and Secrets International Symposium

And guess what? Mr. Jari Mikkola, Director, has asked me to discuss the connection HH Holmes had with Jack the Ripper. In the UK! The invite just about knocked my socks off yesterday. The Spirits and Secrets International Symposium, sponsored by World Nexus Publications, overflows into the streets of this great city, often called the

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The real shade of grey

All doubt about what is now being referred to as ‘Mommy Porn’ is being cast aside. It sells! This new book is setting sales records in almost every genre, as well as securing contracts with Hollywood in the blink of an eye. How many Bloodstains readers have read Fifty Shades of Grey?   It seems obvious I made a mistake when editing Bloodstains. Originally, the

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The book’s title is ‘What If?’

The book’s title is ‘What If?’ The world’s foremost military historians imagine what might have been had one small fact been somehow different. At a crucial moment. As in fog, a different wind direction, stomach flu, the smallest of factors, which had they occurred would have altered the world as we know it today. Fascinating!

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188,000 hits, over 70,000 in One Hour!

Dave Schrader and Coast to Coast Radio were incredible, as were Margaret McLean on Its a Crime! and NBC Radio. Has any author ever experienced more opportunity in one single day? The ability to finally tell my story to the world is a once in a lifetime experience. My fervent hope now is that a

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Clara Lovering, the Monster’s Wife

Hard to tell really, except for that gut feeling which screams out all wives know, deep down, their men. Was she already aware he was a monster? Who knows? Neither Herman Mudgett nor Clara Lovering Mudgett ever disclosed the moment of their separation. Oh sure, it’s been widely speculated about by countless authors. What was

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Re-Writing History on Jack the Ripper

We’ve been working all week preparing our presentation for Saturday, October 6th, 5:30pm, at the Portage Theater in downtown Chicago. The audience will be sworn in as jury and offered the evidence which we believe establishes Herman Mudgett, aka H.H. Holmes, was the infamous Jack the Ripper from London in 1888. For 124 years over one

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Sherlock Holmes and HH Holmes

Mudgett worshiped him so much, his favorite alias soon became H.H. Holmes, taken precisely because of the famous literary character. Herman Mudgett was particularly fascinated with the game of chess Sherlock played with the diabolical criminals featured in all Doyle’s books, and his ‘inside’ knowledge of the forensics and techniques law enforcement was using at the time. H.H.

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