B.E. Jones (Beverley Jones) is a former journalist and police press officer born in the Rhondda valleys. She started her journalism career with Trinity Mirror newspapers, writing stories for The Rhondda Leader and The Western Mail, before becoming a broadcast journalist with BBC Wales Today in Cardiff.
She worked on all aspects of crime reporting (as well as community news and features) producing stories and content for newspapers and live TV. She also worked as a press officer for South Wales police, dealing with the media and participating in criminal investigations, security operations and emergency planning.
Now a freelance writer and novelist she channels her experiences of ‘true crime,’ and the murkier side of human nature, into her dark, psychological thrillers set in and around South Wales.
Halfway, due for release in 2018, is her fifth crime novel. It is the second published by Little Brown, following the release of Where She Went in 2017.
Bev is represented by the Ampersand Agency.
Bev was a guest author at Cardiff Libraries’ first Coffee and Crime Weekend in June, alongside other Welsh novelist who write about murder and mayhem. To find out more about Crime Cymru and its writers please visit Crime Cymru
Bev was part of a panel discussing the Golden Age of Crime at Cardiff’s third annual Bookfest in September, alongside Amy Lloyd and Alis Hawkins.
Cardiff, Wales, UK