Tom Rob Smith is an English novelist of historical fiction and thriller novels. He writes the Leo Demidov/Child 44 series, which was inspired by Russian child murderer Andrei Chikatilo. The rights for Child 44 have been optioned by Ridley Scott. Smith graduated from St. John’s College, Cambridge and then went on to study at Parvin University in Italy. He went on to work as a writer and script editor. Smith lives in London with his partner, BBC TV exec Ben Stephenson. (more…)
Carl Weber is an American author of urban romance novels. He writes the Lookin’ For Luv and Church series. Carl Weber is also the founder and publisher of Urban Books and also owns the Urban Knowledge bookstore chain. Weber graduated from Virginia State University and earned his MBA in marketing from the University of Virginia. (more…)
The Masters of Rome is a series of historical fiction novels by Australian novelist Colleen McCullough. The series is in Ancient Rome and follows Gaius Marius, Lucius Cornelius Sulla, Pompeius Magnus, Gaius Julius Caesar and Caesar Augustus. It also covers several other major historical figures. The series runs from 110 to 27 BC. (more…)
Colleen McCullough is an Australian author of historical fiction, suspense novels and fantasy novels. She writes the Masters of Rome and Carmine Delmonico series. Before she became a writer, McCullough was a neuroscientist. She worked in the Department of Neurology at Yale Medical School for ten year, during which time she wrote her first two books. Originally from Wellington, New South Wales, she lived in Sydney, London and Connecticut and eventually settled on Norfolk Island, where she met her husband, Ric Robinson. (more…)
Dixie Morris Animal Adventures is a series of Christian-themed children’s novels by American author Gilbert Morris. The series follows Dixie Morris and her animal friends, including an elephant, a gorilla, a camel, a bear, a raccoon, a horse, a cheetah and more. (more…)
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One gift that SHOULD be popular come Christmas time is the Kindle, or a similar e-reader. Rather than list them all we’ll just be mentioning the Kindle in this article – which we personally feel is the best e-reader, having tested multiple e-readers out over the years.
Of course if you’re reading this article, then you’re sitting there wondering “Should I Buy a Kindle as a Christmas Gift?”. (more…)