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A. K. Benedict - Author

About the Author

A. K. Benedict read English at Cambridge and 20th Century Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Sussex. Alexandra was the front-person of an underground indie band, has composed music for film and television and is currently writing a television detective series. Find out more at www.akbenedict.com.

 

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Doctor Who - The Eleventh Doctor Chronicles

Doctor Who - The Eleventh Doctor Chronicles

Author: A. K. Benedict, Simon Guerrier, Roy Gill, Alice Cavender Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 31/10/2018

Four stories set in the Eleventh Doctor era narrated by Jacob Dudman, giving voice to the much-loved Eleventh Doctor as played on TV by Matt Smith. 1.The Calendar Man by AK Benedict. Answering a cry for help, the Doctor and Amy arrive on a misty colony world - but nobody thinks anything is wrong. Nobody, except for one young woman, hiding in shadows and scribbling in her notebook. Soon, Amy is on the trail of missing colonists, while the Doctor strides into the fog in search of a fairy-tale. But time is running out, and the Calendar Man is flicking through the pages of their lives. 2.The Top of the Tree by Simon Guerrier. On one of their annual jaunts, young Kazran Sardick and the Doctor find themselves in trouble when the TARDIS is tangled in the branches of a very strange, very large tree. They emerge into a habitat where myriad species fight for survival: an ecosystem of deadly flora and fauna, along with a tribe of primitive humans.This is a mystery which can only be solved by climbing. But what will they find at the top of the tree? 3. The Light Keepers by Roy Gill. Dorium Maldovar has a problem. The self-styled `Beacon People' are bad for business, and now they're in his shuttle park, digging for mysterious minerals. When the Doctor crashes into his life once again, Dorium enlists him to find out what these scavengers are really up to inside their lighthouse. But a lighthouse signals danger - and this beacon was placed to warn of something more ancient and powerful than anyone knows. Something that is returning. 4.False Coronets by Alice Cavender. On the trail of a temporal anomaly, the Doctor and Clara arrive in a London dungeon, where an unlikely prisoner awaits her execution. This is a 19th Century England where the King has been dethroned, and Republicans bearing false coronets hold sway. While the Doctor seeks out the source of alien interference in the timelines, Clara recruits some local help - and gets invited to a party.History has gone awry, and Jane Austen must help rewrite it. CAST: Jake Dudman (Narrator / The Doctor), Eleanor Crooks (Olivia), Danny Horn (Kazran Sardick), Simon Fisher-Becker (Dorium Maldovar), Nathalie Buscombe (Jane Austen). Other parts played by Jacob Dudman. .

Die Seelen von London

Die Seelen von London

Author: A. K. Benedict Format: eBook Release Date: 29/05/2017

Glauben Sie an Geister?Nein? Dann geht es Ihnen wie Detective Inspector Jonathan Dark, der in London einen Frauenmrder jagt. Gerade erst hat die blinde Maria bei einer ihrer "e;Schatzsuchen"e; im Schlamm der Themse einen menschlichen Finger gefunden, darauf ein gelber Diamantring und eine Botschaft in Braille-Schrift: "e;Willst du mich heiraten, Maria?"e;Wenn Jonathan Dark Maria retten will, muss er lernen, seiner Intuition zu vertrauen. Und den Seelen, die unsichtbar zwischen den Lebenden wandeln und ihre ganz eigenen Racheplne hegen. Eine unwiderstehliche Mischung aus Krimi, Grusel und Fantasy - fr alle, denen Ben Aaronovitch nicht unheimlich genug ist.

The Evidence of Ghosts

The Evidence of Ghosts

Author: A. K. Benedict Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/12/2016

'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

Class: The Stone House

Class: The Stone House

Author: A. K. Benedict Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/10/2016

If you get out, you'd think you'd be one of the lucky ones. But you're not. The house infects you. There's an old stone house near Coal Hill School. Most people hurry past it. They've heard the stories. But, if you stop, and look up, you'll see the face of a girl, pressed up against a window. Screaming. Tanya finds herself drawn to the stone house. There's a mystery there, and she's going to solve it. But the more she investigates, the more she realises that there's a presence in the house. One that wants her. Something is waiting for Tanya in the stone house. Something that has been trapping others in its web over the years. Something that is far worse than any ghost.

The Victorian Age

The Victorian Age

Author: A. K. Benedict, Lee Binding, Blair Mowat Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 31/05/2016

The hit BBC series is back! Big Finish bring immortal Time Agent Captain Jack Harkness and colleagues back to audio life for a fresh series of six new audio dramas...London, England, the 1890s. Queen Victoria, ruler of Great Britain and Ireland and Empress of India, has arrived for her annual inspection of the Torchwood Institute. This year, everyone is quite determined, nothing will go wrong. Several minutes later a terrible creature is unleashed on the streets of London. No one knows where it comes from, what it is, or even why it's on Earth. It's ruthless, has no morals, and is quite unstoppable. Captain Jack Harkness is on the loose, and Queen Victoria is along for the ride of her life. The huge, and long-running public interest in new Torchwood adventures resulted in a server melt-down when its return on audio was announced by star John Barrowman on his Sunday night radio slot. John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Kai Owen and Gareth David-Lloyd reprise the characters who starred in four years of hit Doctor Who spin-off Torchwood, screened around the world.This is the first of six further releases in this range - this second series was greenlit even as the later releases of the popular series one were being recorded. Guest Louise Jameson is best known for playing the Fourth Doctor's companion Leela in Doctor Who. CAST: John Barrowman (Captain Jack Harkness), Rowena Cooper (Queen Victoria), with Youssef Kerkour, Louise Jameson and Aaron Neil.

Die Eleganz des Totens

Die Eleganz des Totens

Author: A. K. Benedict Format: eBook Release Date: 28/04/2014

Seit Stephen Killigan als Philosophiedozent in Cambridge angefangen hat, ist ihm kalt bis auf die Knochen. Sind es die 700jahrigen Steine der ehrwurdigen Universitat, die ihn frosteln lassen? Als er eines Abends auf die Leiche eines vermissten Madchens stot, versteht er plotzlich, warum. Doch der wahre Horror beginnt erst - denn die Tote ist kurz darauf spurlos verschwunden. Seine fieberhaften Nachforschungen fuhren Killigan in eine Welt von todlicher Schonheit - es ist die Welt des Killers, eines Wanderers zwischen den Zeiten, der ahnt, dass erstmals seit Jahrhunderten eine Herausforderung fur ihn naht.