The Dark Net

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Hell on earth is only one click of a mouse away in acclaimed writer Benjamin Percy’s terrifying new horror novel.

The Dark Net is real. An anonymous and often criminal arena that exists in the secret, far reaches of the Web, some use it to manage Bitcoins, pirate movies and music, or traffic in drugs and stolen goods. And now, an ancient darkness is gathering there as well. These demons are threatening to spread virally into the real world unless they can be stopped by members of a ragtag crew. Read more

Recent News

Paris Writing Workshop

Sacre bleu! Ben will be teaching this July at the Paris Writing Workshop. Come explore the city and eat all the croissants, while dreaming up stories and essays and poems and screenplays and wrestling them into shape. Spread the word to any who might be interested, and if you apply, be sure to say he sent you.


Wolverine: The Long Night is now available for streaming — for free — on all podcast apps. On its first day in wide release, it debuted in the Top Five of Apple’s charts. Tune in to the mystery-thriller here. Your ears will bleed.


Starting this May, Ben will be writing Nightwing for DC Comics, with Christopher Mooneyham drawing and Nick Filardi coloring. For more info, check out this link.

Wolverine: The Long Night

SNIKT! Ben has written ten, half-hour episodes for Marvel’s first podcast (radio play) series — Wolverine: The Long Night — starring Richard Armitage (aka Thorin Oakenshield from The Hobbit) as the title character. Read more about the project here:

Buzz about The Dark Net

The Dark Net releases August 1st, and the reviews are starting to roll in. Shelf Awareness says, “For non-technophilic readers who have never heard of the dark web, Silk Road or TOR, Percy provides brief, entertaining explanations reminiscent of Michael Crichton’s paranoiac invocations of popular science,” and Library Journal says, “Percy turns in a fast-paced thriller with crisp, honest dialogue and well-imagined characters. His premise is fanciful yet anchored in believability.”