News and Events

More Television Appearances

I am delighted to be appearing again on the wonderful Investigation Discovery network. Please watch the Evil Stepmothers episode scheduled for 10 p.m. on Thursday, May 11..That episode, pertains to a beautiful mother of four who married wealthy businessman. When Al Haber died, his kids suspected Betty Lou knew a lot about the unexpected death.


Pending Programs

Turns out there are lots of Evil Stepmothers around.  On the Investigation Discovery Channel, at 10 p.m. on Thursday, May 18, I will comment on the case of , Colleen Batten who, shortly after a divorce, met an old flame, Bob Harris, whom she eventually married.  Bob may have had a guilty secret, but Colleen proved to be less than innocent herself.

Future Shows

The Oxygen Channel will be broadcasting a story on Snapped: Killer Couples about a  Philadelphia woman called the “Black Widow’ for allegedly luring her lovers to their deaths.  Check this space again soon for the date and time of broadcast.

Jack the Ripper Conference 2018

I am pleased to announce that the success of RipperCon, the 2016 international conference pertaining to the crimes, victims and policing methods in the Jack the Ripper case has enabled us to offer the conference in Baltimore again on April 7and 8 2018 in Baltimore.  I am co-organizing the conference again with renowned Ripperologist Christopher T. George.  I have been invited to speak on how changes in police methods were reflected in Victorian literature, which gave rise to today’s mystery stories and creati9on to famous sleuths in literature.  Any fan of Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins will want to attend.  Check for details and to reserve your place in the conference.