Lisa in London

Lisa journeyed to London in May 2023 and visited some of the locations featured in the Tommy Jones Mysteries.



Victorian Background Checks

are quick book recommendations or information for knowing more about Victorian England.

The Five by Hallie Rubenhold reclaims the lives of the women killed by Jack the Ripper in 1888. Highly recommended!

Recommendation for Judith Flanders’ The Victorian City.

Recommendation for Dirty Old London, by Lee Jackson (Yale University Press, 2014):

Recommendation for Henry Mayhew’s London Labour and the London Poor

Recommendation for Lindsay Fitzharris’ The Butchering Art (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2018)

Recommendation for Sterling Everard’s The History of the Gas Light and Coke Company 1812–1949 (Benn, 1949)

Recommendation for Alan Moss and Keith Skinner’s The Victorian Detective (Shire Books, 2013)