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 91
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 84

    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

    • Die Another Day

    • By: Raymond Benson
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 5 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    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 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • 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 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 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 36

    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

    • 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 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    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

    • 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 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    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 James Bond Bedside Companion

    • By: Raymond Benson
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard
    • Length: 16 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      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 41
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    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 46
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 41

    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

    • 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 49
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44

    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: $13.99

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