James T. Bartlett


Originally from London, James T. Bartlett has been living in Los Angeles since 2004.

As a travel and lifestyle journalist and historian, he has written for the Los Angeles Times, BBC, Los Angeles Magazine, ALTA California, High Life, Hemispheres, Westways, American Way, Atlas Obscura, The Guardian, Daily Mirror, Real Crime, Ripperologist Magazine, History Ireland, Bizarre and Variety, among others.

In 2012 he published Gourmet Ghosts - Los Angeles, an alternative guide to the history and ghost stories behind some of the city's oldest bars, restaurants and hotels, while 2016's Gourmet Ghosts 2 focused on true crimes that took place at more of L.A.'s notable locations and eateries.

The books led to lectures, events, book club hosting, and appearances on radio, podcasts, and television shows including Ghost Adventures and The UnXplained. You can find out more information at www.gourmetghosts.com and @gourmetghosts / #gourmetghosts

Much more information, pictures and documents about The Alaskan Blonde and the murder of Cecil Wells can be found at www.thealaskanblonde.com and on Instagram and Facebook @thealaskanblonde