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Jonathan Dark or The Evidence Of Ghosts

By A K Benedict

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How do you catch a killer when all you have is The Evidence of Ghosts...?

'This haunting supernatural thriller is full of hidden treasure that will delight you long after you've turned the last page' Sarah Pinborough, bestselling author of Behind Her Eyes

Maria King knows a secret London. Born blind, she knows the city by sound and touch and smell but now that surgery has restored her sight, the world seems a scarier place and she doesn't want to see it.

DCI Jonathan Dark also sees a different side to the city. He's in the shadows, haunted by his failure to save a woman from the hands of stalker, and he won't let it happen again.

Now a killer has set his sights on Maria, and Jonathan must find a way to stop him.
But when gathering evidence, you can't choose your source.
Can you save the living by talking to the dead?

'AK Benedict is snapping at the heels of Ben Aaronovitch as one of the new stars of the sub-genre of crime with a supernatural twist' Sunday Express

Biographical Notes

A K Benedict read English at Cambridge and studied creative writing at Sussex. She composed film and television soundtracks, as well as performing as a musician before becoming a full-time writer in 2012. She now writes novels, drama, poetry and short stories, and lives in St Leonards-on-Sea with her dog, Dame Margaret Rutherford. Find out more at www.akbenedict.com or follow her on Twitter @ak_benedict

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  • ISBN: 9781409144564
  • Publication date: 25 Feb 2016
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  • Imprint: Orion

Praise for supernatural crime thriller THE EVIDENCE OF GHOSTS:

This haunting supernatural thriller is full of hidden treasure that will delight you long after you've turned the last page

— SARAH PINBOROUGH, bestselling author of BEHIND HER EYES
An absolutely glorious crime/fantasy/ghost story mash-up. In a seriously crowded genre, A K Benedict has produced something original, quirky and enormous fun...Beautifully written, darkly funny, constantly surprising...my find of the year so far — SHARON BOLTON
AK Benedict is snapping at the heels of Ben Aaronovitch as one of the new stars of the sub-genre of crime with a supernatural twist...A sparkling authorial voice and sassy dialogue keep the weird story grounded but ultimately the novel is, as it should be, haunting — SUNDAY EXPRESS
Wonderfully drawn characters, well-crafted sentences and an eye for just the right detail in the right place — JAMES OSWALD
A K Benedict can write beautifully and has imaginative flair — GUARDIAN
Wonderful! The work on an exquisitely twisted imagination — DAVID MARK
A stunning read. I cannot recommend this book highly enough — CRIME THRILLER GIRL
Thought-provoking and haunting. Gorgeous speculative storytelling — LIZ LOVES BOOKS
The best kind of novel...it's witty, tense, intriguing, brimful of great ideas and so compelling that you have to fight the urge to turn the pages almost faster than you can read it just to find out what happens next — MARK MORRIS
One of those books that crawls under your skin from the very first page...an engrossing story of mystery and danger, love and loss, life and death, but at its heart it's a tale of people and the complicated nature of existence...Not to be missed — EDWARD COX
A wonderfully creepy mystery that charts the hidden corners and metaphysical geography of London. Can't wait to see what A K Benedict does next — MASON CROSS

Praise for supernatural crime thriller THE EVIDENCE OF GHOSTS:

This haunting supernatural thriller is full of hidden treasure that will delight you long after you've turned the last page

An absolutely glorious crime/fantasy/ghost story mash-up. In a seriously crowded genre, A K Benedict has produced something original, quirky and enormous fun...Beautifully written, darkly funny, constantly surprising...my find of the year so far
AK Benedict is snapping at the heels of Ben Aaronovitch as one of the new stars of the sub-genre of crime with a supernatural twist...A sparkling authorial voice and sassy dialogue keep the weird story grounded but ultimately the novel is, as it should be, haunting
Wonderfully drawn characters, well-crafted sentences and an eye for just the right detail in the right place
A K Benedict can write beautifully and has imaginative flair
Wonderful! The work on an exquisitely twisted imagination
A stunning read. I cannot recommend this book highly enough
Thought-provoking and haunting. Gorgeous speculative storytelling
The best kind of novel...it's witty, tense, intriguing, brimful of great ideas and so compelling that you have to fight the urge to turn the pages almost faster than you can read it just to find out what happens next
One of those books that crawls under your skin from the very first page...an engrossing story of mystery and danger, love and loss, life and death, but at its heart it's a tale of people and the complicated nature of existence...Not to be missed
A wonderfully creepy mystery that charts the hidden corners and metaphysical geography of London. Can't wait to see what A K Benedict does next
A meeting between the hair-raising and the everyday, which makes it a good read for that chilled night in... unless you're on your own... Do you hear something scuttling?
'AK Benedict has combined the hardboiled with the supernatural in a manner that is both gripping and stylish... a tense 21st century Gothic in which the modern world and echoes of the past come together to create something excitingly new.'
'Truly original... Add revengeful ghosts helping and hindering the living, loving evocations of London's river and dark side, conspiracies by the handful and characters quite unlike those encountered in your average modern British crime novel and you have a potent cocktail that will linger in your mind and nightmares for ages.'
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