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Charlie Returns - again!

Posted by Benedict J Jones on November 7, 2016 at 6:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Charlie Bars is back. The second novel featuring three-time-loser turned PI Charlie Bars is now available for pre-order on kindle;


Take a break, they said. Get out in the fresh air, they said. Get away from it all, they said. They have a lot to answer for. The follow up to Pennies for Charon sees Charlie Bars caught up in dark doings in the bleak Northumbrian countryside; horse mutilation, deadly ob...

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Dark Minds

Posted by Benedict J Jones on October 22, 2015 at 6:40 PM Comments comments (0)

I've worked with Dark Minds Press for a couple of years now and have never met people as excited about the horror genre as Anthony Watson and Ross Warren who run DMP. I met them both years ago on a now defunct British Horror forum and we have stayed firm friends ever since.

When I wrote "Slaughter Beach" a real love-song to 70s and 80s grind house literature and films I wrote it for myself but it struck a cord with the guys and they have published it to e-book and print versions this m...

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A round up...

Posted by Benedict J Jones on July 6, 2015 at 6:45 PM Comments comments (1)

The last few months have been really busy, so busy I have fallen behind with updating the website - again! To round up; the new Charlie Bars novel is nearing completion, the excellent Spelk Fiction published my flash fiction piece ".357", the Rogue anthology came out with my short story "Old Times", as did Darkest Minds containing "Going South to Meet the Devil", and soon to come is Kitchen Sink Gothic which looks great and has my story "Jamal Comes Home" in it.

There's also some rather...

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Return of the bad man...

Posted by Benedict J Jones on April 7, 2015 at 6:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Charlie Bars returns in my debut novel "Pennies for Charon".

Welcome to London - where the ferryman always has to be paid and the price is two shiny pennies over your cold dead eyes. When the son of the city’s leading barrister asks ex-con turned private eye Charlie “Bars” Constantinou to look for a missing call-girl, Charlie thinks he might finally have found a way to do some good. But Charlie soon finds himself embroiled with a serial killer who believes that the sou...

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Skewered and other news

Posted by Benedict J Jones on February 10, 2014 at 4:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Well the wait is almost over - my collection "Skewered and Other London Cruelties" (Crime Wave Press) is due for release very soon. The e-book edition is due for release on 20/02/14 and a full table of contents can be found below;

Skewered (novella)

Real Estate

Hungry is the Dark

Habeus Corpus

Borrowed Time

With a Smile


In other news my story "Going South to Meet the Devil" has been accepted for the Darkest Minds anthology (Dark Minds Pre...

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No Monsters Allowed

Posted by Benedict J Jones on October 10, 2013 at 5:55 PM Comments comments (0)

It is unleashed! No Monsters Allowed anthology edited by Alex Davis (Dog Horn Publishing) and featuring my story 'Like Clockwork'

Purchase Link: http://www.lulu.com/shop/alex-davis/no-monsters-allowed/paperback/product-21240457.html

Goodreads Link (including a very cool giveaway) https://www.goodreads.co...

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New Western News

Posted by Benedict J Jones on June 24, 2013 at 5:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Two pieces of news regarding my western short stories; firstly my story "The Far Rider" is up over on The Western Online


and secondly my story "The Arroyo of the Worm" has been accepted by The Big Adios to be serialised in two parts.

Both of the stories are in the weird western genre and of late I've been working on several other stories, both weird and traditional...

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For the Night is Dark

Posted by Benedict J Jones on April 11, 2013 at 3:45 PM Comments comments (0)

My latest story - Hungry is the Dark - is now available in the wonderful anthology For the Night is Dark (Crystal Lake publishing) and can be found on Amazon in both print and kindle format:


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