Raymond Benson
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Raymond Benson

Raymond Benson is the author of nearly forty published titles. These include his newest suspense novel, IN THE HUSH OF THE NIGHT (May 2018), THE SECRETS ON CHICORY LANE (October 2017), and the BLACK STILETTO serial (www.theblackstiletto.net) featuring a 1950s costumed female vigilante: THE BLACK STILETTO (2011); THE BLACK STILETTO: BLACK & WHITE (2012); THE BLACK STILETTO: STARS & STRIPES (2013); THE BLACK STILETTO: SECRETS & LIES (2014); and the finale, THE BLACK STILETTO: ENDINGS & BEGINNINGS (2014). He also wrote six original JAMES BOND novels (now collected in the recent anthologies THE UNION TRILOGY and CHOICE OF WEAPONS and available separately as Kindle books). His backlist of original thrillers are available as Kindle books: EVIL HOURS, FACE BLIND, TORMENT--A LOVE STORY, ARTIFACT OF EVIL, and others. A collection of short stores, 12+1--TWELVE SHORT THRILLERS AND A PLAY, was published in 2015. His classic reference book from 1984, THE JAMES BOND BEDSIDE COMPANION, is now a revised Kindle book.

Raymond is also a prolific tie-in writer: he penned three James Bond film novelizations, the first two best-selling TOM CLANCY'S SPLINTER CELL novels (for the latter he used the pseudonym of "David Michaels"), and with John Milius he wrote HOMEFRONT: THE VOICE OF FREEDOM. He also produced novelizations of other popular videogames--METAL GEAR SOLID and METAL GEAR SOLID 2: SONS OF LIBERTY, HITMAN (HITMAN: DAMNATION, and DYING LIGHT (DYING LIGHT--NIGHTMARE ROW). There's a lot more, so if you want the full story visit the author at his website... www.raymondbenson.com!

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    • The Mark

    • By: Janet Evanovich, Raymond Benson
    • Length: 8 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    A sinister adversary has Nick Fox and Kate O'Hare in his crosshairs and will stop at nothing to eliminate them. They'll need to assemble the team to defeat their enemy....

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Zero Minus Ten

    • James Bond Series
    • By: Raymond Benson
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78

    In ten days, Hong Kong will pass into the hands of the Chinese - and 007 is on his way there to undertake his most dangerous and thrilling mission yet....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Benson's first go at 007 - quite enjoyable

    • By Jacobus on 09-27-16

    Regular price: $17.99

    • Mystery Writers of America Presents Ice Cold

    • Tales of Intrigue from the Cold War
    • By: Mystery Writers of America, Jeffery Deaver (editor), Raymond Benson (editor)
    • Narrated by: Tom Weiner, Stephen R. Thorne, Meredith Mitchell, and others
    • Length: 13 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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      4 out of 5 stars 14

    Selected by Jeffrey Deaver and Raymond Benson, this is a collection of mystery/thriller short stories from some of today's top writers....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • What the?

    • By yenalsekim on 04-26-18

    Regular price: $23.07

    • The World Is Not Enough

    • By: Raymond Benson
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 5 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Greed, revenge and world domination are just some of the ingredients in this James Bond adventure. After oil tycoon Sir Robert King is killed in a bombing at MI6 headquarters....

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The Black Stiletto

    • By: Raymond Benson
    • Narrated by: Arielle DeLisle, Chris Patton, Michael Ray Davis
    • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 45

    Could Martin Talbot's elderly, Alzheimer-stricken mother, Judy, really have been the Black Stiletto? When Martin discovers several volumes of her diaries hidden by his mother, he is stunned beyond all imagination....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Easy Listening

    • By Kimberly Berg on 12-04-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Facts of Death

    • James Bond Series
    • By: Raymond Benson
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 33

    Someone is poisoning British soldiers in Cyprus; the same killer has murdered a British intelligence agent in Athens. James Bond himself barely escapes with his life....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • I enjoyed listening to this, although I thought there were too many twists in the story

    • By nathan on 10-12-17

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Tomorrow Never Dies

    • By: Raymond Benson
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 5 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    Elliot Carver - the ultra-rich media mogul - has found a way to "create" news and broadcast it all over the world as it happens. Now he has devised the ultimate plan: to start a war....

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The Man with the Red Tattoo

    • James Bond Series
    • By: Raymond Benson
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    When a British businessman and his family are killed in Japan by a virulent form of West Nile disease, James Bond suspects a mass assassination....

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Doubleshot

    • James Bond Series, Book 33
    • By: Raymond Benson
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 33

    The intricately organized criminal conspiracy called the Union has vowed its revenge on the man who thwarted its last coup....

    Regular price: $17.99

    • Never Dream of Dying

    • James Bond Series, Book 34
    • By: Raymond Benson
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 40

    It begins at a movie studio in Nice where a police raid goes horribly wrong, killing innocent men, women, and even children....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Way too many illogical or impossible plot points

    • By Brian on 12-03-17

    Regular price: $13.99

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