Author and Book Review

Books on famous people

February 25th, 2016|Categories: Author and Book Review|

This month we thought that we would look at a few books written by some famous people about their very public lives. […]

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Tom Barber

January 26th, 2016|Categories: Author and Book Review|

This month we have reviewed one of the best new suspense, mystery and thriller writers. […]

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Anthony Horowitz Books

December 27th, 2015|Categories: Author and Book Review|

Anthony Horowitz was born in Paddington, London, into a wealthy Jewish family. He was an overweight and unhappy child and spent much of his time reading books from his father’s library. At the age of 8, Horowitz was sent to Orley Farm, a boarding preparatory school in Harrow, Middlesex. […]

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Barbara Franken – Your Magnificent Self… A Journey to Freedom

November 29th, 2015|Categories: Author and Book Review|

Some people may remember Barbara Franken when she lived on Mazarrón Country Club and ran Sacred Hearts. She loves to express ‘all that she is’ through her Writing, Art & Photography and consciously be her ‘Magnificent Self’ inspiring others along the way. […]

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Ian Rankin

October 27th, 2015|Categories: Author and Book Review|

Born in the Kingdom of Fife in 1960, Ian Rankin graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1982 and then spent three years writing novels when he was supposed to be working towards a PhD in Scottish Literature. His first Rebus novel was published in 1987 and the Rebus books are now translated into thirty-six languages and are bestsellers worldwide. […]

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Jackie Collins

September 28th, 2015|Categories: Author and Book Review|

Jacqueline Jill “Jackie” Collins OBE was born on October 4th 1937 and died on September 19th this year from breast cancer. She was the younger sister of actress Joan Collins and older sister of Bill. […]

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Yvonne Payne

August 25th, 2015|Categories: Author and Book Review|

Whilst on holiday in Crete earlier in the year, we visited Elounda and found a typically expat book shop. Yvonne Payne just happened to be there signing copies of her book Kritsotopoula, so after chatting to her, we bought a copy of the book and I said that I would do a book review for her once I had read the book. It was a very interesting read with a good insight into some of the troubles that Crete has had over the centuries. […]

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Sophie Kinsella

July 27th, 2015|Categories: Author and Book Review|

Sophie Kinsella was born on 12th December 1969 and is the eldest sister of fellow writers Gemma Townley and Abigail Townley. She was educated at Putney High School, Sherborne School for Girls and New College, Oxford, where she initially studied Music, but after a year switched to Politics, Philosophy and Economics. […]

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Terry Pratchett

June 27th, 2015|Categories: Author and Book Review|

Sir Terry Pratchett, born in 1948, was the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. In all, he was the author of fifty bestselling books, the last of which was completed in the summer of 2014. […]

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