One of the most baffling and debated topics for any true crime aficionado is the identity of Jack the Ripper. Today, March 18, 2019 news outlets from all over the world have reported that the case may finally be solved. Using DNA found from Ripper victim number four, Catherine Eddowes evidently points to a Polish […]

4.8 out of 5 stars. Engrossing and easy listen or read. I had the audiobook and the narrator was pleasant and did a fantastic job. Just finished a fantastic book by author Mike Winchell, “The Electric War” tells the tale of the battle of the currents between Edison and his direct current and Westinghouse/Tesla and […]

The American Civil War produced a multitude of curious and exciting personalities, arguably the most infamous spy during the entire war called what is today West Virginia home. Isabella “Belle” Boyd was born in the eastern panhandle of Virginia (near Martinsburg) in 1844, nineteen years before West Virginia statehood. She was a fervent supporter of […]

When many people think of the Underground Railroad used in the decades before and during the American Civil War, they think of the famous conducted Harriet Tubman helping escaping African Americans from the deep south reach the safety of the northeastern states. While the northeastern states played a vital role, often the role of Western […]

By Sherry Michaels Perry If there is one person in this world that should supply you with unconditional love and protection, it is your mother. She should always be your safe place, your protector. The sad reality is that this is not always true, and in extreme cases, your mother can be the most dangerous […]