Drew Lindsay is a dynamic Australian Novelist and Writer. He has travelled extensively throughout Australia and the world. His background includes working as a Policeman and detective, then managing his own private investigation business as well as working in Fraud Investigation Management positions within the insurance industry.
Drew is a PADI Divemaster and holds a private pilot's license. He has a great love of entertaining others with his vivid imagination. His novels allow the reader to escape into worlds of romance, excitement, humour and fast paced adventure. Drew lives in Sydney with his wife.
Ben reluctantly accepts an assignment to visit a small island in Fiji. The beautiful owner of a Hedonistic resort on Volo Levu is being bullied into selling to a man who will stop at nothing including murder to get this island away from her. Police corruption is rife. Ben’s attempt at obtaining justice for his client puts his own life dangerously on the line.
Witches…. Prostitutes…!! Why would Ben Hood be sent to offer his professional VIP services to women like that…especially when one of the women is accused of killing a man and hanging his body from a tree branch near the town of Younghusband, on the Murray River in South Australia. This rather weird assignment turns very deadly as Ben is drawn into a web of deceit, hatred and bitter revenge.
The Daintree Rainforest wilderness in Far North Queensland can be a dangerous place at the best of times. Crocodiles are ferocious hunters and if the crocs don’t get you, something else might. Ben Hood is sent to the Daintree to find a missing girl. He quickly learns that crocodiles are the least of his problems.
There is a special government facility near Mudgee, NSW, west of Sydney, where those who are considered a threat to public safety are ‘corrected’. Some are released back into the community. Ben Hood is hired by a Mudgee resident to investigate a spate of cat killings. The cat killings progresses to homicide. The race is on to find the killer before it escalates to something quite horrific.
Ben Hood always does a job his way even if rules have to be broken. Women are having dreams about the most expensive diamond in the world. Ben has his own particular dream about this diamond. Dreams begin to weave a fabric of credibility as to the current location of the Blue Diamond and this attracts the attention of those who would kill to possess this treasure as their own.
He hates Ben Hood and will make him suffer. He has the training and skills to place Ben’s life in turmoil while he furthers his own twisted plans to inflict pain on Australians generally. None of Ben’s lovers, friends and associates can protect themselves from this deranged sniper. Ben has to find him and find him quickly. The problem. Who is he?
Tony Haddad is suspected to be hiding away millions of dollars to be used for a very nasty cause. The Australian authorities needed to catch him but he is a very cunning criminal. It was decided to use Ben Hood to set up a sting in the South Pacific paradise of Aitutaki. Deception, mayhem and death surround Ben as he tackles a mission which he has basically been tricked into accepting.
Ben Hood is hired to find those responsible for the attempted murder of a youth in the jungle in Far North Queensland. The boy saw something on a track that he wasn’t supposed to see. The assignment brings Ben into contact with a variety of wild creatures. Beautiful women vie for his attention. Ben is aware that attempting to solve the mystery of the track is likely to prove fatal.
She is very beautiful with exceptional academic qualifications and vast experience in the use of toxic chemicals. ISIS needs her to achieve their goals for a catastrophic attack within Australia. She attracts terrorists like moths to a flame. Can Ben Hood put her in a position where the moths will be attracted and made to burn before they can kill thousands of innocent people?
Ex Detective Sergeant Ben Hood unexpectedly inherits his aunt’s beachfront land and a beautiful house following her death. Her doctor found that she had suffered a heart attack. Ben discovered that she had been murdered. Her body was exhumed for autopsy. Her doctor committed suicide. Ben’s sudden windfall was to become his greatest nightmare.
Ex Detective Sergeant Ben Hood is on holidays. He doesn’t want to meet up with a tall, voluptuous woman on the run from determined killers. From their accidental meeting on a beach in Far North Queensland and her cry for help, Ben is pulled into the chase and a fight for their lives on a South Pacific Island.
A beautiful Chinese reporter vanishes while conducting research at the abandoned Mary Kathleen uranium mine in Far North Queensland. Film makers want to re-create a movie about this reporter, presumed murdered. There are those who will kill to stop them. Ben Hood is hired to protect the film crew but it turns into a very deadly assignment.
The bones of Aboriginal women and their half cast white babies lie buried beneath sand in caves on Hindmarsh Island, South Australia. Hiding their shame was called “Secret Women’s Business.” Ben Hood is engaged to protect a woman and her daughter on the island. He discovers that Secret Women’s Business can also hide murder and that secret can prove very deadly.
Swimsuit models gather at a resort in Western Australia. A young Aboriginal girl is raped in sand dunes close by. Ben Hood is hired to protect the swimsuit crew. Islamic State fanatics decide to launch a deadly attack on the models. A secret government squad is dispatched to neutralise the I.S. plot. There is obviously going to be a deadly collision course with Ben right in the middle.
The swingers in this club may be rich and high class but one of them is a killer with rage and vengeance. Ben Hood is hired initially to protect rich and beautiful women in this club until he also becomes a target. The job becomes very personal when his life is also on the line.
Ben Hood is hired by a beautiful Sydney model to investigate what she believes is a haunting in her house which overlooks a notorious suicide cliff at The Gap, Watsons Bay. Ben is initially sceptical but the dark angry presence in the house eventually forces him into a fight for his life where his martial arts skills are of little use.
The Pilbara in the searing heat of Western Australia is not a place for the faint hearted. Billions of dollars are made from mining iron ore for sale. Who would care if two Aboriginal men are murdered so that someone can get their hands on a mine owned by a beautiful widow? Ex Police Detective Ben Hood ends up in the middle of a brutal family war which plunges him into The Pilbara Affair.
The discovery of a body in a creek near Sydney and a royal necklace stolen from the King of Tonga leads Ben Hood into an assignment where he encounters dangerous people, beautiful women and an exotic coral island in the Kingdom of Tonga. Ben faces the challenge of remaining alive and keeping his client safe with his usual flair for breaking rules and tackling dangerous people head on.
Lord Howe Island, just off the east coast of Australia, has prided itself in being relatively crime free for years. With the arrival on the island of movie star Brenda Grant and a film crew, together with some twisted criminals, things are about to get very deadly. Ben Hood finds himself in a race against the clock to save Brenda’s life.
Deep in the cold dark limestone caverns of South Australia, drugs worth millions of dollars are being smuggled from ocean caves. An experienced diving instructor becomes suspicious and her mother is concerned and hires ex police detective Ben Hood to watch her. Ben enrols in her cave diving course which leads them both into a dark sinister world where deception and death are frequent stalkers.
Two little girls from Far North Queensland are abducted. Bloodstained remains of a dress are found. There is no contact by the girls or their abductor. After 2 years missing, both girls are considered dead. Ben Hood is hired by one of the distraught mothers to examine the evidence. Ben’s brutal approach quickly unearths secrets and a dangerous search begins for the girls, dead or alive.
She’s blonde, beautiful, wild and unpredictable. She’s mentally
unstable and abused. She’s highly skilled in nuclear fission technology and knows how to build an atomic bomb. Fanatics will use her in an attempt to cause catastrophic loss of life in Australia. When her rebellious social life leads to club brawls, Ben Hood is hired to keep her out of trouble. They should have hired someone else
It was another uncomplicated job for Ben Hood. Locate a stunning Italian woman who had gone missing from a NSW country town. Perhaps Ben should have known before he became involved, that this woman was the wife of an Australian mafia boss and that attempting to locate her would bring him on a direct collision course with men who kill to protect their family secrets and illegal business dealings.
It’s not right to steal money from an old lady, even if she is very rich and especially if she is a friend of Ben Hood. Deception, fraud, death, witchcraft and the spirit world collided around Ben as he visits Surfers Paradise to sort out anyone who has illegally interfered with the Cruz family fortune.
When your children are kidnapped, a mother will do almost anything to get them back. She will do whatever the kidnapper requires. Ben Hood is not instructed to take this case and the desperate mother wants him to butt out. As usual, Ben has other plans that may place the lives of the children at serious risk, but will turn the kidnapper’s life into a deadly nightmare.
There is nothing like the lure of sunken treasure to bring out the worst in people, good and bad alike. Ex detective Ben Hood is once again dragged into a sinister world of intrigue, deceit and murder as he tries to unravel the mystery of an ancient ship, laden with stolen gold and opium, wrecked off the coast of Port Macquarie, Australia.
It’s just another one of those ‘easy’ VIP security assignments for Ben Hood. This job couldn’t possibly land him in the crocodile infested Daintree Rainforest, attempting to rescue the kidnapped wife of a member of the Australian Federal Parliament, or get him tangled up with Islamic terrorists trying to launch a horrific attack inside Parliament House. It just couldn’t happen…not to Ben Hood!
Why would anyone want to blow up an Australian town? How would they get sufficient explosives to undertake such a task? Why would Ben Hood end up in the middle of this town as the bomber is preparing to unleash devastation? Can an outcast, 12 year old Aboriginal girl be of any assistance to Ben in finding a way to resolve an impending catastrophe? An Explosive Affair holds all the answers.
Ben Hood isn’t all that comfortable with BDSM. He’s never actually spanked anybody. When the body of his partner’s brother is found washed up on the beach on an island off the coast of Far North Queensland, with a dog collar and chain around his neck, Ben finds himself dragged into a dark world where only his fighting skills and ability to survive against the odds, can keep him and others alive.
All Ben Hood wanted was a quiet holiday by the sea. He didn’t want to spend time protecting beautiful women, repeatedly getting into fights or analysing bizarre death scenes. He didn’t want to be stalked and shot at by a hit man. Ben therefore, picked a remote coastal town in Australia where none of these things could possibly happen. Guess what?
In the late 1900's, St Helena Island was the most feared prison in Australia. Vicious criminals were thrown down a deep well and left to die. An old house now stands over the well. The house is empty. The old couple who lived there are dead. Some say it’s haunted. Attempts have been made to burn it down. Ben Hood is hired to guard the house. The job is supposed to be easy. Dead easy.
Flesh traders kidnap daughters of the wealthiest people in the world, ship them secretly to Australia, brainwash, terrorise and sell them as sex slaves in an exclusive underwater resort. Only ex-detective Ben Hood could accidently stumble into an operation so sinister. They know he knows. They are hunting him. Only a crazy man would attempt to rescue any of these girls. Ben is a bit crazy.
Ex Detective Sergeant Ben Hood, now a VIP protection operative, finds himself the target of a twisted serial killer when he is sent to protect Far North Australian Socialite, Merinda Jerome. Bodies and body parts are turning up in the deadly and ghostly caverns of Black Mountain. The man hunt is on, but who is hunting who?
Ex Police Detective Ben Hood joins a VIP protection company and is sent to exotic Port Douglas in Far North Queensland to watch over a breath taking starlet, Brenda Grant as she makes a movie on the Great Barrier Reef. Initially their flirtatious and hilarious encounter is just great fun. It’s Ben Hood’s mid life crisis dream come true. Then it goes dangerously bad. Extremely bad.