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Good Investigations

She's blonde. She’s clever. She’s in his office. London based PI David Good doesn’t stand a chance.

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Meeting the perfect woman can have its downsides, as London based PI David Good is about to find out.

David Good, the PI with pliable morals, a taste for blondes and a full-on sense of humour, turns out to be a big softie as he takes up the challenge of sorting out yet another domestic mess.

As study gave way to work, the urge to scribble became incessant and Ben spent many, many years doing just that, jotting down in an uncontrolled jumble anything and everything that jostled for space in his head. Eventually order and discipline was established and for several years now, Ben's focus has been on writing crime stories.

 

Ben now lives in rural Northamptonshire in central England with his family and a heavily over-worked computer.

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Ben is the author of the David Good, Private Investigator stories. Set in London during the 1980s, they follow the adventures of a PI in tune with his neck of the woods and in possession of some distinctly pliable morals. The stories place a big emphasis on relationships, especially those between Good and the many women that pass through his life, and all come served with a side-order of attitude and humour.

 

Ben was born in London and spent most of his childhood in the semi-rural environs of north-west Kent, before heading off to the altogether different and industrial metropolis of Manchester for three years as an under-graduate.

Worrying about Nothing

You might have seen that since the start of the year there has been a new section on my website, Shorts in the Dark. I had been amassing a little collection of short stories and hadn’t really thought very much about what to do with them. Taking a look through them one evening, I realised that, not entirely unsurprisingly, most of them were more or less crime related, although many also overlapped with other genres. Wanting to do something with these, I decided to take my cue from what I’d seen on several other author websites and make them available for free, one per month, on my website. The title of this reflects the fact that the stories tend to be darker than my David Good novels.

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She’s lost in the land of the living. He’s desperate to keep her from the land of the dead.

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When you’re dressed for living and full of beans, a run-in with death might not be all that is seems.

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She’s Queen of the dancefloor and would-be Queen of the con and she’s about to give London based PI David Good a right old run-around.