“The Conan Doyle Notes: The Secret of Jack the Ripper,” uncovers clues as to Why the Dog Did Not Bark in the Night. Sherlock Holmes concluded that it was because the intruder was known to the dog. Madsen’s new mystery questions whether the identity of one of the greatest criminals of all time, Jack the Ripper, was deduced by Conan Doyle. Conan Doyle was already famous with his popular Sherlock Holmes stories when Jack the Ripper struck London in October 1888. Why was Conan Doyle silent about this case? Find out in “The Conan Doyle Notes: The Secret of Jack the Ripper.”
Who was Jack the Ripper? Was Sir Arthur Conan Doyle protecting his identity? Conspiracies abound in this intelligent thriller that will make you think twice the next time you read a Sherlock Holmes' mystery. --Steve Alten, best-selling author of MEG & THE OMEGA PROJECT Diane Gilbert Madsen's The Conan Doyle Notes: The Secret of Jack the Ripper was the best book I've read in a long, long time. I was hooked by page six and couldn't stop reading. Spellbinding, intriguing and with a beguiling wit, Ms. Madsen delighted me to no end. --Catherine Lanigan, author, Romancing the Stone, The Jewel of the Nile, and Love Shadows.
Diane Gilbert Madsen is the acclaimed author of the award winning DD McGil Literati Mystery Series. Madsen is the former Director of Economic Development for the State of Illinois where she oversaw the Tourism and the Illinois Film Office and later ran her own consulting firm. She is listed in the World Who's Who of Women and Who s Who in Finance & Industry. Diane is a member of the Pleasant Places of Florida Sherlockian Association as well as Mystery Writers of America, Sisters in Crime, International Association of Crime Writers, and Chicago Writers Association. She has published articles in The Baker Street Journal, The Hemingway Review, Mystery Scene Magazine, Mystery Reader's Journal, Sisters in Crime Newsletter and The Write City Magazine. Currently Diane lives with her husband Tom and Angel, their Japanese Chin, at Twin Ponds, a 5-acre wildlife sanctuary on Cape Haze in Florida.