Posts tagged patricia cornwell
MY TOP THRILLER WRITERS OF ALL TIME

TEN OF THE BEST ACTION AUTHORS (AND THEIR NOVELS)

This collection of works of my favourite thriller writers is the equivalent of my literary lifeblood. I continue to enjoy them equally as much today as at my first read, and its heartening to reflect on the fact that they've kept me entertained and out of trouble since growing up as a teenager in Perth in the 1970's, and even while I was deployed in the various jungles and deserts of my past, wondering what the normal people were doing for a day job. I've grown up on many of these books, and continue to be inspired by these top thriller writers, all of them leaders in the action & espionage arena. Henceforth, and also inspired by a recent post on my favourite action movies that has been a hit, I humbly offer my list of top thriller authors alongside some of what I think is their best work!

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BEST OF DEFENDER: MOST POPULAR BLOG POSTS

If you're new to the world of Intrepid - firstly, welcome, and here's some highlights to catch  you up on what's been happening. And if you're an old-school Defender, it's more of a trip down memory lane.

It's been a couple of years now I've been blogging, irregularly as all hell, I must admit. There have been a handful of standout posts over that time that people flocked to, commented on, re-posted, re-tweeted, had conversations about, and even created their own spin-off blogs for.

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MY TOP 5 ACTION THRILLER BOOK CHARACTERS

Some time ago I read a blog on Omnivoracious where they asked an author their top book characters of all time. It got me thinking, who are some of the characters from reading adventures that have ingrained themselves in my mind?

Here are my top five book characters - from Patricia Cornwell to legendary storytellers Ian Fleming and Arthur Conan Doyle.

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