Raymond Benson

GERMAN “BLACK STILETTO” TRAILER ONLINE!

The trailer for the German edition of “The Black Stiletto” is now online. You can view it here. The book will be published at the end of October by Luzifer-Verlag.

GERMAN EDITION OF “THE BLACK STILETTO” ANNOUNCED!

The German edition of THE BLACK STILETTO will be published October 31 by Luzifer Verlag!

“DYING LIGHT–NIGHTMARE ROW” NOW AVAILABLE!

DYING LIGHT–NIGHTMARE ROW, Raymond’s tie-in prequel story to Techland’s videogame “DYING LIGHT,” is now available as a trade paperback and e-book! The book was originally published in Polish in 2015, and now the English edition has been published by Techland. The story is seen through the eyes of Mel, a teenage American girl, who is caught in Harran when the Infected Outbreak occurs. Alone in a hostile, violent foreign city, Mel must find not only her missing younger brother, but also an antidote to the virus with which she is infected. You can order the book on the Books: Tie-In Page.

NEW FREE SERIAL THRILLER ONLINE

Raymond has written a six-part serial thriller that is featured on Cooper Hefner’s (son of Hugh Hefner) new web magazine/entertainment extravaganza, HOP. “THE PURPLE BAG” is a little tale about a MacGuffin.
Here’s the link to Part One! Links to subsequent parts will be added to this news entry as they are made available.
UPDATE 1/17/16: Part Two is up!
UPDATE 1/25/16: Part Three is up!
UPDATE 1/31/16: Part Four is up!
UPDATE 2/7/16: Part Five is up!
UPDATE 2/15/16: Part Six, the final episode, is up!

INTERVIEW WITH RAYMOND ON BLACK STILETTO ABC DEAL

An interview with Raymond regarding the Black Stiletto and the ABC television deal is on the website of the College of DuPage, where Raymond teaches Film History. You can access it here.

MILA KUNIS EXEC PRODUCING “THE BLACK STILETTO”

ABC Studios has announced that Mila Kunis will be executive producing THE BLACK STILETTO as a possible television series. Check out news items here and here and here!

THE BLACK STILETTO: ENDINGS & BEGINNINGS “HONORABLE MENTION” AT CWA

THE BLACK STILETTO: ENDINGS & BEGINNINGS received an Honorable Mention for Best Traditionally-Published Fiction of 2014, Chicago Writers Association Awards!

“ICE COLD” NOMINATED AT KILLER NASHVILLE

“Ice Cold–Tales of Intrigue from the Cold War” (edited by Jeffery Deaver and Raymond Benson) has been nominated for a Silver Falchion Award (Killer Nashville conference) for Best Multi-Author Anthology!

WEBSITE RECEIVES A FACELIFT!

You will notice that RaymondBenson.com has been re-designed and given a facelift! The same is true for The Official Website of The Black Stiletto. Please explore and have fun.

Some exciting news is coming in the near future, so watch this space!

THE BLACK STILETTO: THE COMPLETE SAGA

Now available as an e-book! THE BLACK STILETTO: THE COMPLETE SAGA box collection! Get all five novels—the full story—in one bundle. Lee Child says, “If The Black Stiletto series is under your radar, there’s something wrong with your radar. This is a five-book sequence of the highest quality, full of thrills and suspense, and fun and humanity too.” You can order it from Amazon.

Watch this space for more exciting news in the works!

Attention Movie Fans! Beginning September 3, 2015, on the FIRST THURSDAY of every month is—live and in person—the *NINTH* SEASON of DANN & RAYMOND’S MOVIE CLUB! Dann Gire (film critic of Chicago suburban newspaper THE DAILY HERALD) and Raymond present evenings of cinema history, trivia, and mayhem. DANN & RAYMOND’S MOVIE CLUB takes place at the Schaumburg Township District Library (Central Branch). See the Appearances page for more info.

Also on the SECOND THURSDAY of each month is a re-run of the *EIGHTH* SEASON of DANN & RAYMOND’S MOVIE CLUB at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library. See the Appearances page for more info.