John Morris, author of Jack the Ripper: The Hand of a Woman was born in 1950 and brought up in Northamptonshire. He gained a Law degree in London before qualifying as a lawyer. Married with two children, he worked as a solicitor in Swansea, South Wales until 2000, when he and his family moved to Wicklow in Southern Ireland. He continued to practice law for a while in Dublin. Though now part retired and living in rural Wicklow, he still works as a legal consultant. He is now working on his next book. His email address is: firstname.lastname@example.org.