Jan Bondeson is a respected true crime writer, and author of 'The London Monster', 'Murder Houses of London', 'Rivals of the Ripper' and other books. He lives in Dunbar, Scotland.
Jan Bondeson delves into the clandestine corners of city life to reveal stories that would probably have preferred to have been left undiscovered. You'll never look at the closed doors of London the same way again. A catalogue of crime covering more than two centuries, Murder Houses of London combines relentless research with splendid story-telling to produce a book of unrivalled interestingness.' -- JAMES HARKIN, Head Researcher at QI A gripping tour of London's bloodiest buildings, the particulars of which have been meticulously researched and entertainingly presented.' -- ADAM WOOD, Editor of Ripperologist Jan Bondeson conducts us on a masterly mystery tour of London's 'black plaque' houses, where murder has left a bloodstained visiting card... Wherever Mr Bondeson shines his torch into dark places, he sheds new light with the application of his powerful logic.' -- RICHARD WHITTINGTON-EGAN, author of Jack the Ripper: The Definitive Casebook I cannot recommend this book highly enough. It is a definite must-have.' -- STEWART P. EVANS, author of The Ultimate Jack the Ripper Sourcebook Jan Bondeson can be guaranteed to tell bizarre and quirky real-life tales and to find stories that were thought to be unfindable.' -- PAUL BEGG, Editor of Ripperologist