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Forum: Non-Fiction 11-26-2017, 11:51 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Tom_Wescott
I happened to notice that J.J. Hainsworth's...

I happened to notice that J.J. Hainsworth's Ripper book about Druitt is currently only $3.99 on Amazon Kindle. The title is Jack the Ripper - Case Solved, 1891.

Yours truly,

Tom Wescott
Forum: Pub Talk 11-20-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,008
Posted By Tom_Wescott
Harry! Happy birthday. I don't post much on CB...

Harry! Happy birthday. I don't post much on CB any more, but I wouldn't miss this. In case you missed it, you're acknowledged in my latest book, Ripper Confidential, and my latest researcher,...
Forum: Witnesses 11-17-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 18,072
Posted By Tom_Wescott
Hi Abby, good to see you as well! Etenguy,...

Hi Abby, good to see you as well!

Etenguy, thanks for saying that. In my book I quote a police document suggesting it was not believed a bayonet had anything to do with the murder. In fact, if you...
Forum: Witnesses 11-17-2017, 02:23 PM
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Posted By Tom_Wescott
Paddy, yes, that's been seen before. It has...

Paddy, yes, that's been seen before. It has nothing to do with 'our' Martha Tabram.

Yours truly,

Tom Wescott
Forum: Witnesses 11-16-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 115
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Posted By Tom_Wescott
Barrett's speaking with a soldier has no direct...

Barrett's speaking with a soldier has no direct bearing on the murder of Tabram at all, Killeen did not offer a bayonet as a likely murder weapon, and Pearly Poll's story doesn't hold up at all to...
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,301
Posted By Tom_Wescott
Piser said that sketch looked no more like...

Piser said that sketch looked no more like himself than it did the man on the moon.

Yours truly,

Tom Wescott
Forum: Non-Fiction 09-22-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 118,175
Posted By Tom_Wescott
Thanks, Gareth. That means a lot coming from you....

Thanks, Gareth. That means a lot coming from you.

Yours truly,

Tom Wescott
Forum: Non-Fiction 09-22-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 118,175
Posted By Tom_Wescott
Why, thank you for that, Mr. Barnett. Yours...

Why, thank you for that, Mr. Barnett.

Yours truly,

Tom Wescott
Forum: Non-Fiction 09-21-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 118,175
Posted By Tom_Wescott
Hi Sleuth, many thanks both for reading my books...

Hi Sleuth, many thanks both for reading my books and for saying what you did about them. I'm not sure I personally view Le Grand as a suspect in the Ripper murders, but at least one copper at the...
Forum: Witnesses 09-21-2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,668
Posted By Tom_Wescott
Teej, Love it! Thanks for digging and...

Teej,

Love it! Thanks for digging and sharing.

Yours truly,

Tom Wescott
Forum: Rippercast 09-06-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,653
Posted By Tom_Wescott
Thank you for that, Mr. Brand! Yours truly,...

Thank you for that, Mr. Brand!

Yours truly,

Tom Wescott
Forum: Non-Fiction 08-30-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 118,175
Posted By Tom_Wescott
I remain open to all possibilities. Yours...

I remain open to all possibilities.

Yours truly,

Tom Wescott
Forum: Non-Fiction 08-29-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 118,175
Posted By Tom_Wescott
Thank you, Miss Marple! That truly means a...

Thank you, Miss Marple! That truly means a lot.

Yours truly,

Tom Wescott
Forum: Non-Fiction 08-29-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 118,175
Posted By Tom_Wescott
I know that chapter is a bit boring, but the...

I know that chapter is a bit boring, but the stuff after it is the best in the book. If nothing else, read the Mortimer chapter and Schwartz chapter.



Very reasonable observation on your part, if...
Forum: Non-Fiction 08-29-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 118,175
Posted By Tom_Wescott
Hi Garza, great to hear from you and thank you...

Hi Garza, great to hear from you and thank you for the very kind words. I haven't blocked any threads, just don't visit sites like I used to. As for Schwartz, BS Man said it to him, so we shouldn't...
Forum: Rippercast 08-29-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,653
Posted By Tom_Wescott
I despise chewing gum. Yours truly, Tom Wescott

I despise chewing gum.

Yours truly,

Tom Wescott
Forum: Rippercast 08-12-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,692
Posted By Tom_Wescott
Hi Scott. The only source I drew upon for Henry...

Hi Scott. The only source I drew upon for Henry Smith in the talk was his memoir. He was writing that book at about the same time Robert Anderson was writing his, but Anderson was having his...
Forum: Non-Fiction 05-22-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 118,175
Posted By Tom_Wescott
The blood in Brady Street was at least a bloody...

The blood in Brady Street was at least a bloody handprint in front of Honey's mews and may also have included drops running in the direction of where Brady intersects with Buck's Row. But the blood...
Forum: Non-Fiction 05-21-2017, 10:06 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 118,175
Posted By Tom_Wescott
Hi David. Not really. But let's talk about other...

Hi David. Not really. But let's talk about other parts of the book. I'd like to hear your counter-argument to my stuff on Packer. I've outlined why he should not be taken seriously as a witness, so...
Forum: Non-Fiction 05-12-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,356
Posted By Tom_Wescott
Ripper Confidential has a similar writing style...

Ripper Confidential has a similar writing style to Bank Holiday Murders. Same level of brilliance. However, while I suspect the author has little trouble getting dates with the ladies, calendrical...
Forum: Non-Fiction 05-12-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 118,175
Posted By Tom_Wescott
I invented the argument that Schwartz was not a...

I invented the argument that Schwartz was not a real witness, so it's mine to pull away from. And I do so because of certain factors that were beyond his control. Namely, that a man similar to...
Forum: Non-Fiction 05-12-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 118,175
Posted By Tom_Wescott
Yes, please. And read the Schwartz one twice if...

Yes, please. And read the Schwartz one twice if you've got the stomach for it. There's very particular reasons why I believe we're compelled to take Schwartz seriously.

Yours truly,

Tom Wescott
Forum: Non-Fiction 05-12-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 118,175
Posted By Tom_Wescott
David, In case you can't tell, the thread...

David,

In case you can't tell, the thread has moved on. I moved on days ago. So, sing a different song. Got any good jokes? <insert insult about my work being the 'biggest joke' here>. No,...
Forum: Non-Fiction 05-12-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 118,175
Posted By Tom_Wescott
Okay, Fish has done it again. It's now between...

Okay, Fish has done it again. It's now between this and Gary's hat-band joke for best post of the thread. I'm torn. But I do take off my large, stretched hat to you for this, Fish.

Yours truly,...
Forum: Non-Fiction 05-12-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 118,175
Posted By Tom_Wescott
I've just recently hired a trainer to work out...

I've just recently hired a trainer to work out with me twice a week and it's killing me. LOL. I can't imagine what must go into working yourself up to being a weight lifter. I do know that some order...
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