Benjamin Ians


Benjamin Ians was born in Kingswinford, in the Midlands of UK, in 1952. He moved to Manchester, where he spent his early years, before moving away to university, first in Birmingham and then London. Although he started out as a biochemist, he decided to join the British Army and, after graduating from Sandhurst, the Army took him around the world for thirty years. Following his military career, he became a consultant, specialising in cybersecurity. Benjamin lives in the West Country with his wife.
Let Tyrants Fear is his first novel.

Smashwords Interview

What do you read for pleasure?
I have pretty catholic tastes when it comes to reading. I love dipping into the rich literary works of Shakespeare and Dickens but I also hugely enjoy curling up with a gripping crime story by Lee Childs, which I won't put down until I've finished it. My long term favourite books are The Grapes of Wrath by Steinbeck, Doctor Zhivago by Pasternak and The Tin Drum by Grass. Last year, I thoroughly enjoyed The Far Pavilions by Kaye, An Officer and a Spy by Harris and a brace of holocaust novels by Amis; Times Arrow and Zone of Interest.
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Where to find Benjamin Ians online


Death in the Garden
You set the price! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Benjamin Ians Flash Fiction. To Miranda, her garden means everything; the pinnacle of her happiness, of her love and fulfilment. She looks back over her life, its amours and death to the future.
Let Tyrants Fear
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,350. Language: British English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Heroism and intrigue set in Afghanistan, battling Taliban and Al Qaeda. Scientist Swann Marling, selected for a mission to stem the opium trade, relies on Matt Denards special forces for support but accident and betrayal place her in charge of survival. Who has betrayed them and will the mission be compromised?

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