A Brief History of the Author
Owen Jones, from South Wales, came to writing novels late in life, but has been writing since 2004. He published his first book, Daddy’s Hobby from the series Behind The Smile: The Story of Lek, A Bar Girl in Pattaya in 2012 Many of the novels he has written have an element of the supernatural and paranormal about them, although his first did not. Owen Jones grew up in a family of Spiritualists, where the subjects of reincarnation, ghosts and the Afterlife were normal topics of daily conversation.
Owen Jones has written more than fifty books of fiction on subjects ranging from ghosts, Alien Intervention, and UFO’s to witchcraft, the occult and Life after Death. He also writes for websites and blogs, and his books have been translated into many languages – about thirty-six, so far.
He also writes fiction without the supernatural element, such as the two biographical series Behind The Smile, and Tiger Lily of Bangkok, the spy-thriller Andropov’s Cuckoo, and the police/military drama Dead Centre.
His first book was published in 2012, and he went on to write more than fifty-odd others in following ten years, the number of which has been multiplied many times over in narration and translation. In fact, he now has more than 1,000 books bearing his name registered in the British Library. In addition to writing books, he also produces podcasts.
Who Is Owen Jones?
He was born in 1954 and grew up in Barry, just outside Wales’ capital city, Cardiff. He attended the Colcot Primary School, High Street Junior School and Barry Comprehensive, until leaving Barry for university in Portsmouth, where he studied Russian. It was his sixth language after English, Welsh, French , German and Latin. He studied in Leningrad and Kalinin (Moscow) while at university, and later taught himself Dutch while living there. Owen has travelled extensively, living, working and studying in several countries. He describes himself as a linguist and writer.
What Does His Work Involve?
His work involves writing short stories, novels, and non-fiction books. Besides the novels, he has written a series of How to… manuals. The latest, How to Take Care of a Pet Rabbit, was published in late 2022. It is the 126th in the series. These days, he is still writing novels, but a lot of his time is taken up with the creation and organisation of the translation and narration of his existing work.
Why Should I Read Owen Jones Books?
If you enjoy reading about the ‘occult’ – especially the ‘white’ side of it, then you will love Owen Jones’ books. They contain elements of the supernatural and paranormal, and he often uses real life events to illustrate his points. His background in Spiritualism, with a father who was a Healer and clairvoyant, and a mother who admitted to being a White Witch, ensures that his approach to these subjects is not ‘just made up’. Whatever your beliefs, Owen Jones’ stories do accurately reflect the credo of his family and most of their friends in (South) Wales, which has long had the reputation for being home to Druids, witches and wizards.
The Latest on Owen Jones
These days Owen Jones lives with his wife in her remote farming village in northern Thailand, where he is learning Thai, since no-one else there speaks English except his wife. However, we suspect that he would have started learning it anyway. It’s just in his nature. Here are a few quotes that you might like:
‘Born in The Land of Song,
Living in The Land of Smiles’.
‘I write about what I see… or think I see… or dream, and, in the end, it’s all the same really’.
‘I do not seek to walk in the footsteps of the wise people of old.
I seek what they sought’.
If you want to read more before taking the plunge, you are already at the right place (or you need to go to our blog). This blog contains hundreds of links to Owen Jones books in all their translations, narrations and formats.
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