Jonathan Dark or The Evidence Of Ghosts
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Jonathan Dark or The Evidence Of Ghosts


Maria King knows a secret London. Born blind, she knows the city by sound and touch and smell. But surgery has restored her sight - only for her to find she doesn't want it. Jonathan Dark sees the shadowy side of the city. A DI with the Metropolitan Police, he is haunted by his failure to save a woman from the hands of a stalker. Now it seems the killer has set his sights on Maria, and is leaving her messages in the most gruesome of ways.

Title:Jonathan Dark or The Evidence Of Ghosts
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:352 pages

    Jonathan Dark or The Evidence Of Ghosts Reviews

  • Susan
    Nov 11, 2015

    I absolutely loved the first novel by A.K. Benedict, “The Beauty of Murder,” and so I was delighted to read this second book. They do say that second novels are difficult things to get right and I...

  • Sharon Bolton
    Mar 20, 2016

    Maria has a stalker. Maria’s stalker killed his last victim, meaning Maria is in danger. DI Jonathan Dark and his team are trying to find him before he can kill again. Maria is blind. Well, actually...

  • Emma
    Nov 11, 2015

    I really wanted to like this book. The blurb is excellent and if the story had actually followed this premise, it may have worked out. And yes, it starts well. It's different and you hope this author ...

  • Liz Barnsley
    Feb 07, 2016

    I’m a little in love with this book. It is something different, and not so much about the surface of it but oh so much about the many layers underneath, thought provoking, haunting (sometimes litera...

  • Christine
    Feb 10, 2016

    Jonathan Dark or The Evidence of Ghosts is a delightfully surprising, supernatural read. It is a little bit different, combining a murder mystery with a ghostly element.The story takes us to present d...

  • Trelawn
    Mar 31, 2015

    This is a tough book to review. Let's start with the positives. It has a strong premise; that ghosts wander freely throughout London alongside everyone else with some people able to see and even inter...

  • Katie_la_geek
    Apr 10, 2017

    Sadly I had to DNF this one. I wish I could have struggled through but I have so much to read and I just couldn't get through this. The truth is this is not a bad book. I didn't hate it I just couldn'...

  • Babs
    Nov 15, 2015

    This book starts promisingly. Maria King is blind, but has a stalker who has killed before. DI Dark takes up the case, determined that Maria will not suffer the same fate as the previous victim. So fa...

  • Edward Cox
    Jan 16, 2016

    Maria is blind. She sees London in a different way to most. For her, the city is a collage of sounds and scents and feelings. Jonathan Dark is a policeman. For him, London is a dangerous and shadowy p...

  • Louise
    Nov 17, 2015

    I kept hoping this book would get better, there were some glimmers along the way that it might, hence me actually finishing it, but it left me feeling I'd wasted time reading it.It seemed to be a mash...

About A.K. Benedict

A.K. Benedict

A.K. Benedict read English at Cambridge and Creative Writing at the University of Sussex. She lives in Hastings and writes in a room filled with teapots and the severed head of a ventriloquist’s dummy. She did have a blow-up pirate but punctured it.Alexandra was the front-person of an underground indie band, has composed music for film and television and is currently writing her second novel. Her