#BookTag | #Friday56 – DYING TO LIVE by Michael Stanley @detectivekubu (12th July 2017, Orenda Books @OrendaBooks) 07/07/2017

Title: DYING TO LIVE Author: Michael Stanley Publisher: Orenda Books Publication Date: 12th July 2017 Blurb: When the body of a Bushman is discovered near the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, the death is written off as an accident. But all is not as it seems. An autopsy reveals that, although he's clearly very old, his … Continue reading #BookTag | #Friday56 – DYING TO LIVE by Michael Stanley @detectivekubu (12th July 2017, Orenda Books @OrendaBooks) 07/07/2017

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#Top5FemaleAuthors – Laurell K.Hamilton @LKHamilton – #WomensHistoryMonth 17/03/2017

So we’ve reached my final favourite author and as they say I’ve saved the best until last... 5 – Laurell K Hamilton The American author Laurell K Hamilton first began writing her Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter series back in 1993 and since then people the world over have become fans of this fictional world. I … Continue reading #Top5FemaleAuthors – Laurell K.Hamilton @LKHamilton – #WomensHistoryMonth 17/03/2017

#Top5FemaleAuthors – Christine Feehan @AuthorCFeehan – #WomensHistoryMonth 16/03/2017

Another day of celebrating the brilliant female authors in literature and we come to my number four. 4 – Christine Feehan  I first became aware of Feehan’s work after seeing my Grams read a couple of the Carpathian novels, my curiosity piqued when I was informed that the characters were vampire like creatures but whole … Continue reading #Top5FemaleAuthors – Christine Feehan @AuthorCFeehan – #WomensHistoryMonth 16/03/2017

#Top5FemaleAuthors – Jackie Collins – #WomensHistoryMonth 15/03/2017

As we continue to celebrate the brilliant female authors out there, we come to my next entry. 3 – Jackie Collins With a career spanning over 40 years, Jackie Collins was a true storyteller. Her first novel was published in 1968, to much criticism and distaste. Here was a female author who did not shy … Continue reading #Top5FemaleAuthors – Jackie Collins – #WomensHistoryMonth 15/03/2017

#Top5FemaleAuthors – Anne Rice @AnneRiceAuthor – #WomensHistoryMonth 14/03/2017

Continuing my top 5 favourite female authors now ... Here goes 2 – ANNE RICE Anne Rice was another female author that brought the monsters out into the light. Her very first vampire novel in 1976 had all the elegance and drama of the earlier gothic novels like Dracula and Frankenstein but here the Vampire … Continue reading #Top5FemaleAuthors – Anne Rice @AnneRiceAuthor – #WomensHistoryMonth 14/03/2017

#Top5FemaleAuthors – Mary Shelley – #WomensHistoryMonth 13/03/2017

My favourite female authors is a growing list, as with each new addition to my bookshelves more and more authors are strong, talented women. Narrowing down the list to just 5 is hard but I’ll begin to try. 1 – Mary Shelley An old favourite of mine is the author of Frankenstein, a woman who … Continue reading #Top5FemaleAuthors – Mary Shelley – #WomensHistoryMonth 13/03/2017

#AuthorFeature – J.K. Rowling @jk_rowling – #WomensHistoryMonth 08/03/2017

Welcome to DAY THREE of five features this week where I talk about just some of the women that I personally feel have helped shaped not only the literary world, but also my tastes as a reader. These are not going to be lengthy essay types – they tend to drivel on. We want our … Continue reading #AuthorFeature – J.K. Rowling @jk_rowling – #WomensHistoryMonth 08/03/2017

#AuthorFeature – Val McDermid @valmcdermid – #WomensHistoryMonth 07/03/2017

Welcome to DAY TWO of five features this week where I talk about just some of the women that I personally feel have helped shaped not only the literary world, but also my tastes as a reader. These are not going to be lengthy essay types – they tend to drivel on. We want our … Continue reading #AuthorFeature – Val McDermid @valmcdermid – #WomensHistoryMonth 07/03/2017