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Book 1

Underwood & Flinch

All David Flinch ever wanted was a normal life. But when you're a member of the Flinch family, normal has never been easy.

For hundreds of years, the eldest-born male of each generation of the Flinch family has been servant and guardian to the vampire, Lord Underwood.

While the Flinches have changed through the generations, Underwood has remained eternal. David had hoped to be spared the horror of serving his family's lord and master, but when he is summoned to the Flinch home in Spain by his dying older brother, he knows his luck has run out.

After fifty years of slumber, Underwood is to be resurrected from the grave in a ritual of human sacrifice, and David, by right of succession, is to be his resurrector. But there is another Flinch, one who craves the role of guardian to the vampire: David’s sister, Lydia. It’s a job she means to have, even if it means making David’s the first blood shed in this new age of Underwood and Flinch.


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Book 2

Blood & Smoke

The adventure of Underwood and Flinch continues in "Blood & Smoke", the first audiobook sequel to the original story.

Having returned to the family house in Spain, David Flinch uncovers old audio interviews between his father, Arthur Flinch, and the vampire, Lord Underwood.

Through these recordings, David learns what happened to Underwood when he and Matthias Flinch sailed on from where we left them in 1719. A voyage that sees Underwood face new dangers, make new allies, and discover more about the creature of darkness he has become.


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Stand-alone Story

Disturbing the Devil

It's February 1863, and the newly opened Metropolitan Railway is the toast of London.

Among the travelers tonight are the vampire, Lord Underwood, and his guardian, Ben Flinch. But they aren't traveling alone, for Underwood and Flinch have been discovered by a group intent on their destruction.

Disturbing the Devil is a journey into the smoky depths of the Victorian Underground; a stand-alone short story in the Underwood and Flinch universe, written and read by four-time Parsec Award-winning author Mike Bennett. Expect blood.


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Book 3


David Flinch returns to England where he is drawn into the hunt for a serial killer whose gruesome methods have earned him the title, “The London Vampire”.

Could the killer be a real vampire? Detective Inspector Claire Redmond thinks so, and she should know, for vampire hunting runs in her family.

Underground is the third novel in the Underwood and Flinch Saga. A 60-episode Patreon-only exclusive podcast that expands the U&F universe with new revelations, new locations, and new characters - not all of them human.

To continue the adventure, click on the button below to go to Mike Bennett’s Patreon.

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Podcasts Back online

Following their recent disappearance from the internet, many of my podcasts are now back online, and all in one place: my personal podcast feed. Get U&F, U&F 2, One Among The Sleepless, Yule Among the Sleepless, and Hall of Mirrors, with more to come. Subscribe today if you're not already.


The Vault of Lovecraft is also back in business here:



Disappearing Podcasts? Reconnect Now


Due to circumstances I won't bore you with (it's complicated), I recently withdrew all my podcasts from the site that's been hosting them. This sudden withdrawal led to my podcasts vanishing from the internet and leaving some of you cut off mid-story. I'm so sorry if you've been affected by this, but rest assured, I'm working every day to get my content back in your ears as soon as possible.

When things are restored, you'll only need to be subscribed to one podcast feed (my personal podcast feed), because that will have everything in it. So there'll be no more subscribing to one feed after another in order to listen to all my books because they'll all be in the one place.

It's taking time to get all this sorted out, but the good news is that both UNDERWOOD AND FLINCH and its sequel BLOOD AND SMOKE are BOTH AVAILABLE in that feed already.

These are the original podcast versions, so there's more chat at either end than you would be used to, and some of it dates as far back as 2008. So if you hear references to fundraisers, or awards, and whatnot, just ignore it; it's all ancient history.

These old versions will be replaced by new versions which won't have this old news content (though some features of the originals will be retained, like the Planet U&F segment. If you don't know what I mean, connect to my podcast RSS right now to find out, just click below and get back into the world of U&F!

Open this link with your podcast app: https://mikebennett.libsyn.com/rss

Or check out the podcast here: https://directory.libsyn.com/shows/view/id/mikebennett

And needless to say, as soon as I have all the podcasts updated and uploaded, I'll notify of it here and on social media.

Thanks for your patience,



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Mike Bennett is the five-time Parsec Award winning author of Underwood and Flinch, Blood and Smoke, Hall of Mirrors, and One Among the Sleepless. He lives in Wexford, Ireland.


Listen to the Underwood and Flinch soundtrack playlist on Spotify.


Listen to the Underwood and Flinch theme song by Farid Farjad.