Owen Jones (publisher)

Megan Publishing Services
I am an author and publisher of fifty-plus Indie books in several genres, although mostly fiction, most of which are being or have been translated into other languages. Most of them are in series.

Owen jones

Owen Jones, Amazon Best-Selling Author from Barry, Wales, has lived in several countries and travelled in many more. While studying Russian in the USSR in the '70's, he hobnobbed with spies on a regular basis. After university, in Suriname, he got caught up in the 1982 coup, when he was accused of being a mercenary. Later, while a company director, he joined the crew of four as the galley slave to sail, from Barry to Gibraltar, on a home-made concrete yacht during Dessert Storm. En voyage, the yacht was almost rammed by a Russian oil tanker, and an American aircraft carrier - The Atlantic Challenger. Since 2004, he has lived mainly in the UK, Spain and Thailand. He now leads a somewhat quieter life in his wife's remote, northern farming village writing, editing and increasing the number of translations, and narrations of his novels.

A Proud Celt

“I am a Celt, and we are romantic”, he said when asked about his writing style, “and I firmly believe in reincarnation, Karma and Fate, so, sayings like 'Do unto another...', and 'What goes round comes around' are central to my life and reflected in my work. I write about what I see, or think I see, or dream... and, in the end it is all the same really”. He speaks seven languages and is learning Thai, since he lives in Thailand with his Thai wife of seventeen years.

Early Career

In 2004, he started his first novel, Daddy's Hobby (from the seven-part series 'Behind The Smile: The Story of Lek, a Bar Girl in Pattaya'), but he didn't finish it until 2012. However, his largest collection is 'The Psychic Megan Series', twenty-three novelettes on the psychic development of a teenage girl, the subtitle of which, 'A Spirit Guide, A Ghost Tiger and One Scary Mother!' sums them up nicely. However, since 2012, he has written fifty-odd novels and novelettes, including the military drama Dead Centre; the spy novel  Andropov's Cuckoo; a fantasy Fate Twister; a philosophical vampire comedy The Disallowed; a whodunnit Tiger Lily of Bangkok; and Spiritualist drama, A Night in Annwn (Annwn being the ancient Welsh word for Heaven). Not only that, but many have been translated into foreign languages and narrated into audio books.

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The Story of Old Willy Jones' NDE
Acne advice to banish the bane of the lives of millions in every country in the world!
The continuing story of Lek, a bar girl in Pattaya, Thailand
A Tale of Love, Intrigue and The KGB
Controlling rage, frustration and resentment in anger management
nineteen short stories, by nine authors, each involving Asia or an Asian as its mainstay
How To Publish Your Book On Your Own
How to avoid and deal with back pain
Articles on various aspects of blankets, cushions, and quilts
Blogging - the modern method of mass communication
Tips on beating hypertension
Body art is more popular than ever these days and there are more ways of expressing it as well.
Tips on borrowing money and avoiding the pitfalls!
Cars and Auto Accessories are a major fascination for some people, here are some articles
Useful tips for people who live with cats and dogs
A collection of articles on computers and peripherals
Some cool retro gadgets for the cool dude
Behind The Smile: The Story of Lek, a Bar Girl in Pattaya
A Story of Love, Intrigue and the Underworld on the Costa del Sol
A group of ex-special forces members team up to help their ex-colleagues, but it gets out of hand!
Even The Wrong Can Be Right Sometimes!
A guide to showing your home off at its best
Depression... that soul-destroying feeling that there is nothing left.
The problem of sugar in the blood...
This is an introduction to some unusual aspects of some domestic and exotic pets.
The Amazing Story of Wayne Gamm
How to use foods to lower your cholesterol level
A newbie's guide to the basics of Forex
A booklet on the fascination with games and video gaming
A few golfing idea for complete novices
Gout, or Gouty Arthritis: Understanding and Treating It.
Are headaches and migraines the results of modern stress, pollution and food additives?
Tips on common health issues
An outline of a number of select popular hobbies
Home business ideas, suggestions and tips.
The essentials of a home movie theatre system
Fostering Creativity and Independence in Your Child By Home Schooling
Suggestions for preventing potential security issues in and around the home.
Tips on how to protect your home from burglars in these modern times
How to choose, buy and care for a pet rabbit.
How to get rid of those horrible bed bugs!
All you need to know about termites
How to give your dog a real dog's life, and make him love you for doing it!
How to shake the deadly habit of smoking successfully.
How to stop snoring, and ensure a good night’s sleep for everyone in your household!
Fun articles on bugs and insects.
Ways to become part of the online community and catch up with the 21 Century!
A beginner's guide on how to use Internet marketing to promote online
How to keep koi carp in your garden: for beginners
The Story of Willy Jones' Afterlife
An introduction to using light to most effectively protect and display your home and garden
How to market any business in one lesson a week.
Some insights into the fascinating world of martial arts
For those who are interested in massage or the business thereof...
Book 3: Lek and her friends come to terms with village life
Megan solves a series of local burglaries in her own unique way.
Megan is persuaded to enter a cooking competition and sees the not so nice face of competition
Megan helps a cyclist in distress and thereby gains a friend and experience!
Megan uses her powers to find a lost can and becomes friends with its influential owner.
Megan Is Befriended By a Powerful Local Figure Who Changes Her Life
Megan meets an old lady who greatly changes her life.
The Radio 1 Road Show comes to Feyton, and Megan goes to see her heroes, but not all is quite as it seems...
Megan learns how to overcome her shyness and participate in Carnival
Megan Catches Covid and goes through the rigours of getting well again.
Megan faces a little bullying at school for a problem that she has...
Megan goes hiking in West Wales and learns about an ancient civilisation.
Megan goes abroad on holiday with her parents for the first time...
Megan learns the joys of meeting and riding a horse!
On a day out at the zoo, Megan gets to know some four-legged friends...
Megan is taken yachting with her friend Jane and she is certain that she has seen glimpses from the past
Megan and her friend, Jane, love Christmas, but this year they want to do something memorable.
Megan uses her Spiritual knowledge and home remedies to help make her father better.
Megan is allowed to fulfil one of her ambitions - to join Facebook and Twitter!
Megan tries her hand at gardening, with a little help from her friends!
Megan receives some very welcome support when her grandparents visit from west Wales
Megan gets increasingly worried about the up-and-coming school exams...
Megan goes on a school trip to prehistoric caves and senses the cavemen's lives
Megan the psychic teenager becomes a teenager and grows up a little more!
Mosquitoes - the animal kingdom's greatest killer!
How to build, maintain and stock your own garden pond
How to develop your relationship and communication skills in order to improve your life.
An introduction to renewable energy sources at home and away.
Some tips on how to increase on- and off-line sales
Your skin is the largest organ of your body, so taking care of it makes good sense
Some suggestions on how to get the best from your sound system.
This is an introduction to some aspects of some of the more unusual sports
Volume five in the series Behind The Smile: Lek's family expands
How to reduce stress to save yourself, your family and your friends.
How to create, maintain and safely use a garden swimming pool.
Some insight into the lives of teenagers
Personal Vignettes of Thailand
This is the second volume of personal insights into life in Thailand
Personal vignettes of Thailand
An old man receives help unexpectedly, but are his suspicions right?
The Humorous Story of a Contemporary Vampire Family
The automatic writings of the Welsh 'Happy Medium', Colin Jones
When Evil Comes From Good Intent
Ideas about the Internet for those who want to get started.
Behind The Smile: The Story of Lek, a Bar Girl in Pattaya: volume 4
A Spirit Guide, A Ghost Tiger and One Scary Mother!
Some aspects of what it means to be a vegetarian.
When the Seeds of Revenge Blossom!
The Tiger re-awakens while studying in a London children's hospital.
How to manage your time and get more done!
Examples of traditional home remedies as alternatives to modern medicine
A look at the post-War train sets that many are nostalgic about
Understanding and managing warts and moles
How to minimise your clothing costs by mixing, matching and accessorising
Tips on writing various kinds of books and articles