James R. Benn





James R. Benn


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January 01, 1949

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James R. Benn is the author of Billy Boyle: A World War II Mystery, selected by Book Sense as one of the top five mysteries of 2006 and nominated for a Dilys Award. The First Wave was a Book Sense Notable title.
Benn is a librarian and lives in Hadlyme, Connecticut.


Average rating: 3.96 · 7,731 ratings · 970 reviews · 15 distinct works · Similar authors
Billy Boyle (Billy Boyle Wo...

3.70 avg rating — 2,182 ratings — published 2006 — 9 editions
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The First Wave (Billy Boyle...

3.90 avg rating — 991 ratings — published 2007 — 8 editions
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Blood Alone (Billy Boyle Wo...

4.06 avg rating — 707 ratings — published 2008 — 8 editions
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Evil for Evil (Billy Boyle ...

4.06 avg rating — 649 ratings — published 2009 — 8 editions
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Rag and Bone (Billy Boyle W...

4.07 avg rating — 591 ratings — published 2010 — 8 editions
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A Mortal Terror (Billy Boyl...

4.09 avg rating — 551 ratings — published 2011 — 8 editions
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Death's Door (Billy Boyle W...

4.09 avg rating — 472 ratings — published 2012 — 6 editions
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A Blind Goddess (Billy Boyl...

4.13 avg rating — 464 ratings — published 2013 — 9 editions
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The Rest is Silence (Billy ...

4.20 avg rating — 390 ratings — published 2014 — 8 editions
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The White Ghost (Billy Boyl...

4.12 avg rating — 338 ratings — published 2015 — 5 editions
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“There it was, a sign above a shop that said 221B BAKER STREET. My mouth hung open. I looked around at the ordinary street and the white-painted buildings, looking clean in the morning rain. Where were the fog, the streetlights, the gray atmosphere? The horses pulling carriages, bringing troubled clients to Watson and Holmes? I had to admit I had been impressed with Big Ben and all, but for a kid who had devoured the adventures of Sherlock Holmes, this was really something. I was on Baker Street, driving by the rooms of Holmes and Watson! I sort of wished it were all in black and white and gray, like in the movies.”
James R. Benn, Billy Boyle

“If prayer flew as quickly as gossip, all the saints in heaven could not keep up with it.”
James R. Benn, Death's Door

“Everything changed, and eleven months later, here I was in the middle of the night with a gungho major, playing secret agent, hoping some Frenchie didn't put a bullet in my skull before I gave the Germans and Italians their chance.”
James R. Benn, The First Wave

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