About

Jon Evans is an author, journalist, adventure traveller, and software engineer. His novels have won Arthur Ellis and ForeWord Book Of The Year awards and have been translated into six languages. Most of them are freely available online. His journalism has appeared in Wired, The Guardian, Reader's Digest, The Globe and Mail, and The Times of India, and he writes a weekly column for TechCrunch.
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4 Published Works

Featured work.

Dark Places

Social data: 481K reads. 6.6K votes. 453 comments.

Description: An acclaimed, award-winning thriller, published and translated around the world, now freely available on Wattpad. Paul Wood is a modern vagabond, a man who chooses to leave the comforts of San Francisco to spend months backpacking through some of t...

#125 in Mystery / Thriller
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Other Works by JonEvans.
Beasts of New York

Beasts of New York

30.5K 766 45

A violent, epic, action-packed urban quest full of very eccentric, often hilarious, extremely dangerous...

Completed
Invisible Armies

Invisible Armies

1.5M 5K 225

In a world where security cameras prove what you have done and databases define who you are, the few who...

#162 in Mystery / Thriller
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Night Of Knives

Night Of Knives

100K 2.3K 111

Veronica Kelly came to Africa to start her life over. Still reeling from her divorce, she is grateful wh...

#334 in Mystery / Thriller
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MHKruyt posted a message to JonEvans
I love that your stories centre around Africa in one way or another. Also, mentioning Malawi several times made my reading experience so much more enjoyable. Thank you so much z
idatanramos posted a message to JonEvans
I've just finished Dark Places and Beasts of New York. You are an amazing storyteller. I can't put my phone down. Starting Invisible Armies right now. I hope you write novels for decades to come.
BernadetteMorco posted a message to JonEvans
Most stuff I get from Wattpad are drivel. So glad I found you here, Mr Evans! Oh and why the numerous Filipino "extras" in Invisible Armies? :)
jiaqazi posted a message to JonEvans
dark places and invisible armies are best , beasts of newyork wow.. when I read your work its like I am watching a movie because I can visualise n imagine while reading, em waiting for your new work.....I want you to write something about Pakistan also like the tragic incident of 16 December 2014 , attack on army public school where hundreds of children were killed by terrorists
hidayah_dayah posted a message to JonEvans
after dark places I'm still trying to come back to a normal pace book of squirrels in NY beast, kinda hard. anyways thank you for dark places . I'm glad Paul likes nasi goreng ie fried rice. I'm Malaysian so it feels close to home haha.
airbacs posted a message to JonEvans
I love your books! Ive finished reading Night of Knives (on moon+reader). Awesome stories with so many twist.  Really a page turner! I can't wait to read all your novels.