Underwood and Flinch and Other Audiobooks by Mike Bennett

Mike Bennett

Underwood and Flinch is a three-time Parsec award-winning podcast audiobook series. Here's the blurb:

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.

All Episodes

Meet Underwood and Flinch as they cross the Mediterranean on a foggy night. Are they being followed? And if so, by whom? And who should be more worried, the hunter or the hunted?

Dec 2008

32 min 32 sec

Prologue. Underwood and Flinch drive to the new house in Spain and attract the attention of the Civil Guard.

Jan 2009

39 min 50 sec

Episode 2, in which we meet David Smith, an ordinary guy who's just taking it one day at a time. He's got a nice job, a nice apartment, a nice girlfriend... and a head full of bad dreams.

Jan 2009

27 min 12 sec

Episode 3. Lisa returns to David's flat to find the solicitor's letter has changed everything; is the David she knew gone forever?

Feb 2009

25 min 52 sec

Episode 4. We travel to a remote villa on the Spanish island of Ibiza. Anton Marashov and Ivan Trushko are having problems with bloodstains, and Mark Coleman is having problems with a cowboy hat and some rottweilers.

Feb 2009

27 min 41 sec

Episode 5. David tells Lisa about the family business. Meanwhile, in Spain, we meet another member of the Flinch family with some revelations of her own.

Feb 2009

26 min 6 sec

Episode 6. David lands in Spain and meets his sister Lydia. Meanwhile, Keith Mullins, owner of La Reina de Corazones pub in Almacena, hears about the death of an old acquaintance.

Mar 2009

44 min 54 sec

Episode 7. Meet Gerald and Cynthia Benson, good friends of Lydia Flinch and regulars at La Reina de Corazones. While the Bensons discuss decapitation with Michelle, Lydia brings David home to Casa Underwood and his brother John.

Mar 2009

29 min 25 sec

Episode 8: In which we learn something of the origins of Keith's vendetta with Sergei, and David hears about John's hopes and fears for Underwood's resurrection.  

Mar 2009

42 min 48 sec

Episode 9. Jose Almonte has an unscheduled appointment with his doctor, while David comes to some dangerous conclusions.

May 2009

34 min 21 sec

Lydia meets with the Black Circle, and David meets with his worst nightmare.

May 2009

27 min 26 sec

Episode 11 - Chapter 8 concludes with both Jose Almonte and David learning what waits for them in the dark.

May 2009

35 min 32 sec

Episode 12: Keith tells Michelle that he has been, sort of, 'involved' with Segei, while David and Ana share condolences, memories and serious doubts. 

Jun 2009

31 min 37 sec

Cynthia and Gerald are hungover and craving blood...y Marys on the terrace at La Reina de Corazones. Meanwhile at Casa Underwood, David and Lydia lock horns and some unpleasant truths are revealed.

Jun 2009

54 min 33 sec

Episode 14: Can David get Gavin away from Casa Underwood, or will Lydia convince him that murder really isn't such a bad thing after all?

Jul 2009

36 min 14 sec

Episode 15: The sun goes down on Almacena, the Sect are gathering and final preparations are made for Underwood's resurrection.

Jul 2009

56 min 39 sec

After fifty years, the hour of Underwood's resurrection is at hand.

Aug 2009

48 min 53 sec

Episode 17: David, Lydia and Miguel finally get to meet their master. This episode features a bonus mini - 'Mike Bennett Sometimes' add-on.

Sep 2009

33 min 2 sec

Episode 18: Underwood learns a little about David and Lydia. And David learns a lot about Underwood.

Oct 2009

38 min 10 sec

Episode 19: Keith tries to win over a local celebrity using 'British Tapas'. "Huevos! Huevos!"

Oct 2009

28 min 15 sec

Episode 20: While burying the dead, David and Lydia reach an agreement about how to proceed. But how long will that last?

Nov 2009

30 min 59 sec

Episode 21: Assassination.

Nov 2009

57 min 13 sec

Part Two of Underwood and Flinch begins. Sergei, Anton and Ivan have some catching up to do, David has to come to terms with his new role in life, and Underwood learns some hard truths about the modern world.

May 2010

54 min 17 sec

Underwood and the Flinches go to La Reina de Corazones.

Jun 2010

28 min 41 sec

Underwood and Michelle's innocent conversation causes all kinds of strange anxieties to ripple through La Reina de Corazones.

Jun 2010

42 min 16 sec

Episode 25: In which Underwood and Flinch dispose of a body, David learns more about vampires, Lydia's outfit is hard to place, Keith and Billy Boy squabble over pop, and Michelle experiences a strange attraction.  

Jul 2010

47 min 59 sec

It's Eighties Night at La Reina de Corazones. Underwood is keen to try contemporary dancing, but Keith isn't happy to see him trying it with Michelle.

Jul 2010

49 min 55 sec

Anton and Ivan go to Torremolinos. Underwood wants a late night snack, but David isn't so keen, since the snack in question is Cynthia.

Aug 2010

40 min 46 sec

Underwood and David don't see eye-to-eye on the matter of Michelle.

Sep 2010

1 hr

Underwood, David and friends go out for a meal in Ronda. What could possibly go wrong?

Oct 2010

39 min 30 sec

Underwood finds his way to Michelle's bedroom.

Dec 2010

41 min 25 sec

The first Underwood and Flinch of 2011 - Episode 31 finally arrives! In this episode Underwood and David go up to the roof for brandy and cigars, and the first part of the story of how Underwood became what he is.  

Jan 2011

59 min 35 sec

Re-light your cigars and refresh your brandy glasses, in Underwood and Flinch 32 Underwood take us back to the voyage of the Susannah in 1718. No place for a landlubber like John William Brooks.

Feb 2011

32 min 33 sec

The vampire, Lord Underwood, continues to tell the tale ofhis beginnings.  In this episode, he explains to David how he met the young Matthias Flinch and of his life aboard the pirate ship of Henry Verlaine.

Mar 2011

55 min 44 sec

Lord Underwood continues the story of his origins. A nightmarish creature has snatched Cullen, DeMatos and Dodd away to their deaths. Can Underwood, Matthias and Rudge work together in order to escape the island before the sun goes down? Or will it be every man for himself against the devil?

Apr 2011

1 hr 7 min

Episode 35: Underwood explains how he returned to Matthias, no longer human, and possessed by an appetite for blood.    

May 2011

46 min 2 sec

With Underwood's origin tale told, we return to the present day and some of the other characters in the story. At La Reina de Corazones, Keith has problems explaining himself to Melanie, while in Malaga, Lydia has an appointment to see an old friend.

Jul 2011

35 min 45 sec

David tells Underwood how his mother came to be involved with Arthur and The Sect.   Features music from https://filmmusic.io "Lobby Time" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Sep 2011

47 min 12 sec

Underwood and Flinch's night out at El Chupeton - Part 2. David's story continues. Secrets, revelations, conflicts ... and gin: something's gotta give.

Sep 2011

1 hr 2 min

Michelle and Keith - both still under Underwood's spell - await the return of their master at La Reina de Corazones. Will Underwood return for Michelle, or does fate have other plans for Mr and Mrs Mullins?

Nov 2011

34 min 54 sec

Damo and Keith struggle to escape the inferno.

Dec 2011

24 min 27 sec

Episode 41, in which David arrives at the scene of the fire, Miguel tells tales, and Damo makes a remarkable find.

Jan 2012

36 min 50 sec

Underwood travels to Malaga to confront Sergei at La Fantasia.

Feb 2012

45 min 30 sec

David, Damo and Miguel arrive at Sergei's club in Malaga, looking for trouble - and finding it.

Mar 2012

42 min 4 sec

David finally gets to meet Sergei.

Apr 2012

57 min 33 sec

The conclusion to Underwood and Flinch.

May 2012

1 hr 18 min

The sequel to the original Underwood and Flinch podcast begins as David Flinch returns to Casa Underwood.

Feb 2016

34 min 39 sec

The Voyage to Jamaica. 

Feb 2016

32 min

Kingston, Jamaica.

Feb 2016

29 min 9 sec

Episode Four: Blood and Smoke

Mar 2016

45 min 20 sec