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S.J. Ridgway

S.J. Ridgway was previously head of studies in the NHS. With a degree in biology, she applies her interests in genetics and criminology to writing crime fiction. Her husband, a retired CID officer, acts as a resource together with a network of professionals in this arena. Visiting close relatives in Australia and New Zealand triggers plots for stories. She is a member of several writing groups, and gives talks on writing crime fiction. As the second novel in the series, a third one is currently being planned. She volunteers in health-related organisations, and uses social media for networking purposes.


  • The Autumn Murders


    Autumn 1888, the time of the Whitechapel Murders when five women, all prostitutes, are murdered in a similar manner, and in some cases, their bodies mutilated. It is the most unsolved murder mystery with the serial killer responsible being given the name of Jack the Ripper.

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