Beverley is a former journalist and police press officer, now the author of four contemporary crime novels. Her latest chiller ‘Where She Went’ is published by LittleBrown under the name B E Jones and has a supernatural twist that will keep you guessing to the very end.
Bev was born in the South Wales valleys, north of Cardiff. She started her journalism career with Trinity Mirror newspapers, writing for The Rhondda Leader and The Western Mail, before becoming a broadcast journalist with BBC Wales Today in Cardiff.
She has worked on all aspects of crime reporting producing stories for newspapers and live TV. Most recently Bev worked as a press officer for South Wales Police, dealing with the media and participating in criminal investigations, security operations and emergency planning.
She channels her experiences of ‘true crime,’ and her insight into the murkier side of human nature, into her dark, psychological thrillers.
Bev is represtented by the Ampersand Agency.
Bev will be talking about Where She Went and the inspiration behind her crime writing on BBC Radio Wales on the 6th of August 2017. Tune in to Jamie Owen’s lunchtime show from 11am to find out all her secrets. 95-106 FM or look up the show on iplayer.
Catch Bev chatting to Steve Yabsley about Where She Went on BBC Radio Somerset on July 24th from 12noon.
If you missed it - you can listen to Bev on BBC Radio Wales chatting to Phil Rickman as he explores 'Dark Chick Lit' in great company with novelists Sarah Pinborough and Kate Hamer.
Find out the sinister real-life inspiration behind some of the scenes in Where She Went - Read Bev’s article on the Crime Readers’ Association website.
Crime Readers' Association
Cardiff, Wales, UK