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Ben Cheetham

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Ben Cheetham is an award-winning writer and Pushcart Prize nominee. His writing spans the genres, from horror and sci-fi to literary fiction, but he has a passion for dark, gritty crime fiction. His short stories have been published in Swill Magazine, The Fiction Desk, Deadcore (Comet Press), The London Magazine, The Willisden Herald New Short Stories 3, The Grist Anthology of New Writing, Dream Catcher, Staple, Fast Forward: A Collection of Flash Fiction, Voice From The Planet (Harvard Square Editions), The Momaya Annual Review, Transmission, The Chaffey Review, and numerous other magazines.

Ben lives in Sheffield, UK, where - when he's not chasing around after his two-year old son - he spends most of his time locked away in his study racki
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It’s a dangerous question, a question that’s occupied my mind a good deal over the past two years. Why would I dwell on such a dark line of thought for so long? Well, there are a couple of reasons. Firstly, and most importantly, on July 15th 2009, my beautiful baby boy, Alex, was born. In an instant, my world changed. As I cradled him in my arms in the delivery-room, a voice in my mind asked: h... Read more of this blog post »
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Description: 'If In Doubt, Think Murder', is a crime short that was originally published in First Edition Magazine. It treads some similar ground to my novel 'Blood Guilt'. A distraught father is willing to go to any lengths to find his missing daughter.
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The stories in this collection are all set on The Longcroft Estate, a fictional (but totally believable) council estate in the North of England. The first, A Good Day, centres on a junkie who becomes suspicious of his new neighbours and thinks he see ...more
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