Raymond Benson

Biography

Raymond Benson is the highly acclaimed author of twenty-five books, including six original James Bond 007 novels, three film novelizations, three short stories, and two anthologies on Bond. He is a sought-after lecturer on film genres and history. Writing as David Michaels, Benson is a New York Times best-selling author, an Edgar Alan Poe Award nominee, and a Readers' Choice Award winner.

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Books

Corruption at the Crossroad
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 820,660. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
More than 160 short stories from bestselling and award-winning authors. This volume will introduce you to horror, mystery, fantasy and thrills, from the dark worlds of Lovecraft to the cutting-edge suspense of the mean streets of the cities of the world. This monster collection speaks in the voices of some of today's leading masters of the short story.
12+1: Twelve Short Thrillers and a Play
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,760. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
From internationally-acclaimed author Raymond Benson, “12 + 1” is a collection of previously published mysteries, thrillers, science fiction, and fantasy, all told with wry humor and in the spirit of The Twilight Zone--plus some unpublished works such as “The Heart of Erzulie,” “Fortunata-697,” and the stage play “Second Chance.”
The James Bond Bedside Companion
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 190,370. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
New digital edition of the classic 007 reference book from the 1980s, complete with a new Foreword by the author.
Sweetie's Diamonds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,470. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Diane Boston lives with her Marfan syndrome-afflicted 13-year-old son in a suburb of Chicago and teaches social studies at the high school, with the students even voting her Teacher of the Year. But she has some dark secrets. Her ex-husband Greg always suspected that Diane kept things from him, but he has no idea just how right he is, like when she disappeared and took a cache of stolen diamonds.
Face Blind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,770. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Imagine a world where you don't recognize the human face. That's Hannah's condition--"prosopagnosia," or "face blindness"--when the brain center that recognizes faces is inoperable. The onset of the condition occurred when she was attacked by an unknown assailant in the inner lobby of her New York City apartment building. And now she thinks he's back, and not just in her dreams.
Evil Hours
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,030. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Shannon Reece's mother was one of several women murdered in the small Texas town of Limite when Shannon was six years old. Her mother's alleged killer was convicted and sent to jail, where he was subsequently killed by fellow inmates. Now, 26 years later, Shannon has decided that the unresolved questions about the case, which continue to haunt her, can no longer be ignored.
A Hard Day's Death
Series: The Spike Berenger Rock 'N' Roll Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,320. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Former James Bond novelist Raymond Benson hits his stride with the release of the first book in his new Rock ‘n’ Roll Detective series. A Hard Day’s Death introduces Spike Berenger, a private investigator specializing in cases in the rock music industry. If Spike’s debut is any indication, here’s hoping he’s walking these mean musical streets of rock for many more cases.
Artifact of Evil
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,850. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When his ranch hand's newborn son is abducted from the hospital's maternity ward and found dead hours later in a trash dumpster, former FBI agent and West Texan Rusty "Red" River resolves to bring the perpetrators to justice. A string of similar child abduction/murders all have one peculiar "signature" in common—the babies' heads are marked with the Arabic equivalent to the letter "L."

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