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Copyright Ben Westerham 2018. All rights reserved.

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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.


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.

Killer of Gnomes

The longer of the two routes that Anthony Sendall could take from his home to the newsagents took him away from the residential area in which he lived and along a narrow, dirt footpath that skirted the edge of a small copse of largely beech and hazel trees. The path meandered a little along its gently undulating course, lined on either side, in the early summer months, with thick clumps of white-headed cow parsley. Anthony didn’t much care for the smell of these plants, which was anything but sweet and pleasant, but he did appreciate the beauty of its appearance.

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Behold, the jewels that await your delight!



Good and the Vanishing Act in paperback


If you prefer the tactile delights of a paperback over the more ephemeral nature of an ebook, then fear not, for the paperback version of the latest David Good story, Good and the Vanishing Act, is yours to delight in now.



David Good Box Set 1


Yes, the first four of your favourite private investigator's stories available together in a box set and at a deliciously affordable price right now.


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