Haydn Jones

Biography

I live in the UK and for the last two years I have been writing full-time. In my spare time I enjoy reading, cooking, jogging and a round of golf as often as possible.

I love writing, so here I am exposing my work to the literary world.

'The Angels of Destiny,' is my sci-fi thriller for adults.
To give the novel authenticity I utilized my travel experiences to San Francisco, Washington DC, Houston, Paris, Rome, Moscow and Antwerp in Belgium.
During December 2015 I started the third and final part entitled 'The Nine Men' The novella is now complete and was incorporated into the Angels of Destiny (New Edition) 2017.

'The Devil and the Unicorn,' is an adult horror story set in the traditional English countryside and is my tribute to Hammer Films for scaring me to death as a child!

'The Journal of Harry Somerville' is a novel set in England in the 1960s but incorporates elements of the WW2 Battle of El Alamein. The novel reached the best seller category on YouWriteOn.com and was in the top ten of the writer's chart for 14 weeks.

My latest WIP project is a murder/mystery novel. Started in October 2017. The first chapter is now available on my website.

For more information about me and my novels please visit my website at: haydnjones-author.com

Smashwords Interview

What motivated you to become an indie author?
I enjoy the freedom it offers the writer. The challenges are not to be ignored but the rewards for success are there. The world is now the stage and that is an exciting prospect for any writer. The book industry is changing, because the current model that traditional publishers use is, I believe, flawed. Visionaries like Mark Coker are enabling great books to be available to a global market.
Whether the book is a success or not is decided by the readers and not the publishers.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
To get feedback from someone who has engaged with a character in the book. A good review is also uplifting.
Read more of this interview.

Where to find Haydn Jones online


Where to buy in print


Books

The Nine Men (A Novella)
Price: Free! Words: 39,830. Language: American English. Published: January 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Part Three of the Angels of Destiny. Undercover and working for GIMA, Robert McPherson is sent to Moscow to find and retrieve an ancient codex, but his task seems utterly impossible.
The Journal of Harry Somerville
Price: Free! Words: 44,520. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00)
An old man dies on a cold winter's night, sheltering under a viaduct, but his troubled and tormented soul refuses to leave this world until a wicked conspiracy is exposed. A conspiracy detailed in the Journal of Harry Somerville.
The Angels of Destiny (New Edition)
Price: Free! Words: 127,780. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
(4.67)
A pacy, three part, sci-fi thriller for adults. Astrophysicist, Robert McPherson is invited to join a team of the world’s most eminent scientists at a top-secret project, based in Houston, Texas. A leaked document to the San Francisco Herald exposing the project's daring goals starts a series of deadly events and Robert McPherson’s exposure to a strange crystal.
The Devil and the Unicorn (2nd Edition)
Price: Free! Words: 73,370. Language: British English. Published: January 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead
(4.50)
An evil power is about to be unleashed below Leigh Manor. The reactivated, spine-chilling power of Satan is growing in the hidden Room of Souls. A loving mother and her two children, her hedonistic husband, and a mysterious old alchemist are about to experience the awesome powers of darkness.

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