The Assyrian Contraband was written as a short introduction to the hero of The Benevolent Deception, Simon Ashcroft. Its early life was as a James Bond novella set in the 1950s, but I changed it to suit Ashcroft and the modern era. The story is set in the Comoros Islands in the Indian Ocean and … Continue reading Thrilling Locations: The Assyrian Contraband
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lKebRFQDqs0 Now that I'm on Christmas break holidays, between working on the sequel to The Benevolent Deception, I've created a new book trailer for my Simon Ashcroft series. The aim was to keep this one short and sweet, in alignment with the new branding for the series. I also arranged it so the words and … Continue reading New Book Trailer for Simon Ashcroft
Why I chose not to write a James Bond novella and instead transform it into a prequel for The Benevolent Deception.
For anyone who hasn't yet picked up my espionage technothriller novel, The Benevolent Deception, it is on sale for 99c/99p. For a short time you can grab the novel from Amazon at these sites at this low price: Amazon US Amazon UK Amazon Australia Amazon Canada It is also available to read for free on … Continue reading The Benevolent Deception on sales 99c/99p
On publishing news, The Assyrian Contraband is now available in print format at Amazon US and Amazon UK. I had been considering saving up my novellas until I was ready to print three or more of them in an anthology, and I still might, but I also thought there was no harm in getting them out in physical copies at the same time they are released digitally.
Today I released new covers for The Benevolent Deception and The Assyrian Contraband, which led me to overhaul other aspects of my marketing. This included updates to the back cover blurbs for the books and my website content. I certainly feel the covers bring a fresh look and better align with the techno-thriller, espionage and … Continue reading New Book Covers and an Update on The Benevolent Conflict
Here is a video interview I did a few months back but it was decided that it should be held off until I released my latest book, The Assyrian Contraband, before releasing it. I hope you enjoy, and maybe you'll discover a thing or two about me that you didn't know, and gain some insights … Continue reading Video Interview with Aiden L Bailey
Want to know more about my latest book? Then please watch this two minute video for a quick overview of my latest book release, The Assyrian Contraband. This short novella introduces the character Simon Ashcroft from The Benevolent Deception and is a standalone addition to that series. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MzyrHsANfM You can download the Kindle ebook from … Continue reading Introduction to The Assyrian Contraband
“Mr. Bailey’s plots are layered and complex, but like all great writers, he makes it seem effortless. Fans of thrillers should do themselves a favor and check out his work ASAP!” – ANDREW WARREN author of TOKYO BLACK and RED PHEONIX Simon Ashcroft faces death at the hands of terrorists in the shark-infested oceans of … Continue reading The Assyrian Contraband, new Benevolent Series novella released today