Introducing British Crime Writer AK Benedict

A K Benedict writes crime and speculative fiction in a room filled with teapots, mannequins and the severed head of a ventriloquist’s dummy. She read English at Cambridge and Creative Writing at the University of Sussex. Her short stories and poetry are featured in journals and anthologies, including the recent Scaremongrel and The Best British Short Stories. She also writes audio drama for Big Finish.

Jonathan Dark or the Evidence of GhostsHer first novel, The Beauty of Murder, was shortlisted for the eDunnit award and is in development for an 8-part TV series. Her second, Jonathan Dark or The Evidence of Ghosts, was published by Orion last week. Described as ‘one of the new stars of the sub-genre of crime with a supernatural twist’ by the ‘Sunday Express’, Alexandra is currently writing the sequel to The Beauty of Murder.

Twitter: @ak_benedict

Jonathan Dark Extract

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