Derec Jones


A few decades separates me from the child I was, yet I am still in awe of the universe I find myself in.

See this universe through my eyes and read my books ;)

I live in Cardiff, Wales and am a writer.

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Boys From The Backfields
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,650. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014 by Opening Chapter. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Who killed Betty Fish? In 1963 Mick Matthews, a 13 year old boy is growing up on a council estate in Wales. With his small gang of friends he witnesses the murder of a middle-aged widow in one of the posh houses across the road. Fifty years later, the murder is still unsolved and the shadows it casts over their lives are as dark as ever.
Cheats and Liars
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,840. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Opening Chapter. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Brian's life disintegrates and his career evaporates as the corrupt liars and cheats propping him up turn on him. Cheats and Liars is an exploration of success and its fallout set deep in the psyche of Brian Llewelyn, The Greatest Living Artist in Wales.
The Words in Me
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,850. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2009 by Opening Chapter. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
This is poetry that explores the form in surprising but always enjoyable ways; challenging and accessible, this collection brings the words we all use alive to form a new reality. Poems for the soul, poems for the heart and poems from the start - to the end . . .
The Three Bears
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,220. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2009 by Opening Chapter. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Three Bears tells the story of a life littered with the unexplained deaths of friends. In the end, it all has to make sense, doesn't it? Don't read this book if you are expecting Jane Austen or John Grisham (good as they are - in their way!). Do read this book if you want to experience the unique, some would say - twisted, world view of the narrator.

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