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Raymond Benson

Raymond Benson was born in Midland Texas September 6, 1955 and graduated from Permian High School in Odessa in 1973. He is best known for being the official author of the James Bond novels from 1997 to 2002. Other books include: NY Times best-sellers Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell, Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell—Operation Barracuda (both written as “David Michaels”); Sweetie’s Diamonds; A Hard Day’s Death; Dark Side Of The Morgue; and two Metal Gear Solid books. With John Milius, he co-wrote Homefront--The Voice Of Freedom. As of Jan. 2016 Benson has authored 36 published books. 


Raymond's latest work is the popular original series--The Black Stiletto; The Black Stiletto: Black & White; The Black Stiletto: Stars & Stripes; The Black Stiletto: Secrets & Lies; and the finale, The Black Stiletto: Endings & Beginnings. The books have been optioned for possible TV/feature film.



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Books about Ector County, Odessa Texas

The Secret of Mojo: The Story of the Odessa, Texas, Permian High School Football Team

Odessa: An Illustrated History

Odessa (Texas Fridays)

Murder In Odessa

Ector County, Texas: 125 Years of History

Films about Odessa Texas

Heroes Reborn: Odessa

Rescue of Jessica McClure

Friday Night Lights


Books about Midland Texas

A History of Character: The Story of Midland, Texas

Midland (Images of America)

A Red Raider Officer’s Diary during WWII by Carrol G Henry from Midland


Midland Texas in Films

Fluffy's Food Adventures in Midland Texas


Historic Treasures from Midland County Texas

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