The Apple Orchard

Mike Jones

Crime • Horror • Mystery

Investigating a murder at a private girls' school a detective falls into a web of arcane folklore & community politics as his own daughter is afflicted by supernatural forces.


When a teenage boy is found dead in the apple orchard grounds of the Nevermoor Girl’s School, police detective Adam Durwood is sent to lead the investigation. Adam is the withdrawn single parent of 12-year-old Lily, and with his estranged wife committed to psychiatric hospital, he struggles to balance the …

About Mike Jones

Mike Jones is a writer and script-developer across traditional and new platforms. He is story-producer on youth-drama series ‘Deadlock‘ with EveryCloud Productions, script-producer for ABCTV’s LongStoryShort slate of iView originals, and regular collaborator with boutique TV production company, SweetPotatoFilms, whose recent success was the multi award-winning mystery drama series, ‘The Kettering Incident’.

Mike has developed projects with companies including the WarnerBros, Jungle, & Princess Pictures, has lead long-form script labs for YouTube, and is story consultant to ABC Signature studios in the US.. He was co-creator of the virtual-reality detective-thriller ‘VRNoir: A Day Before the Night’ and as a novelist is author of “The Transgressions Cycle”, a series of supernatural gothic novels published by Simon&Schuster. He was previously development consultant with ScreenAustralia and lectured in story & writing at the Australian Film TV & Radio School.

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