For the last several years I have been working as a Manufacturing Chemist in the Pharmaceutical Industry. My interests include, hiking, camping, geology, and exploring old mining camps. When I am not spending time with my family or enjoying the outdoors, I write fictional novels for adults and short stories for young readers. My family is my life, and writing is my passion – Ben Hughes
If you enjoyed reading any of my books, please take moment to write a review as it helps other readers find my works. Reviews are also the only external reward that I receive for my efforts since all of my ebooks are provided at no cost thanks to Smashwords and the other authors income generating works that support this site.
A fictional novel about humanity being pushed to the brink of extinction.
Dragon Adventure Series:
I have just finished revising the first three books in the Dragon Adventure Series and made numerous improvements based on reader feedback and in preparation for the release of Book 4 - Fire Dragons.
My upcoming Books:
Book 4 of the Dragon Adventure Series is just around the corner. This is a short story for young readers who enjoyed my other books about dragons. This book in the series goes back to medieval Europe and follows the adventures of the legendary dragon Draig Goch. Release expected early January 2015.
Under the Full Moon:
A fictional novel about werewolves. Release expected late 2015.
I welcome comments and questions from all my readers and my email is provided below. I know that some typographical errors might slip by myself, or the editors. If you find an error, please feel free to send me an email and I will make an effort to remove the error in the next revision of the book.
Print copies of my books are available for purchase at: www.TheBookPatch.com
P.S. The bio picture is of my son and I heading up the 4x4 road to the top of Mount Antero, Colorado.
on June 02, 2014 :
Dreamstone is an exciting read. It covers some interesting ground and relates quite well to our culture in the western US. There is something for almost everyone. Aliens, UFOs, military conspiracy, late night radio, the beautiful Oregon coast, and more. I derived a great deal of enjoyment during the read. I discovered a number of spelling errors that diluted some of my pleasure. Otherwise I would give it 5 stars.
It would be my honor to assist the author with this or any other manuscript if he desires.
(review of free book)
on March 17, 2014 :
Great story. Enjoyed it very much.
(review of free book)