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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    • 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 101
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
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    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: $19.99

    • 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 53
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
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    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: $19.99

    • 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
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    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

    • High Time to Kill

    • James Bond Series, Book 32
    • By: Raymond Benson
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
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    When information vital to Britain's national security is stolen, both M and Bond suspect that the Union is behind it....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Formulaic but Excellent James Bond

    • By Ross Noir on 05-24-18

    Regular price: $19.99

    • 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 29
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
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    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....

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    • The Facts of Death

    • James Bond Series
    • By: Raymond Benson
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 41

    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....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Math, Semen, Biological Terror, and M's Lover.

    • By Austin C. Beeman on 04-07-16

    Regular price: $19.99

    • The James Bond Bedside Companion

    • By: Raymond Benson
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard
    • Length: 16 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      4 out of 5 stars 13

    The James Bond Bedside Companion is an encyclopedic celebration of 007, who is still the world's most popular secret agent....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Seminal (if dated) work on James Bond

    • By Rhindle The Red on 03-30-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • 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 48
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 41

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

    Regular price: $19.99

    • Die Another Day

    • By: Raymond Benson
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 5 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
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      4 out of 5 stars 9

    From North Korea to Iceland, Bond circles the world in his quest to unmask a traitor and prevent a war of catastrophic proportions....

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Tomorrow Never Dies

    • By: Raymond Benson
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 5 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    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: $19.99

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