Category: African Animals

It’s raining rats

It’s the rainy season in Kenya (there are two a year), and you’ll seldom hear Kenyans complain about the arrival of the rain. We view it as a blessing. Everything greens up, the air is fresh, the crops grow, rainbows

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3 reasons why a lion would eat you

As you know by now, the first book in the “Society for Paranormals” series, Ghosts of Tsavo, is based very loosely on historic events. In 1898, two lions took it upon themselves to devour a number of men. You can imagine

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When a spotted genet eats your bird…

What’s inside: 8-for-1 book bonus & launch info; A cute, fuzzy carnivore One evening, I received a phone call from my husband. This isn’t unusual. The strange thing was that he was downstairs when he phoned me. After urgently whispering

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Boas, Plastic & Other Mistakes

Are there Boa Constrictors in Africa? And when was plastic sheeting first used by fruit vendors? In Ghosts of Tsavo, there lives near Mrs Knight’s home a supernaturally-enhanced Boa Constrictor. A clever reader wrote me and pointed out that Boas

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Craziest Horse Ride Ever: Would you have done this?

One of my new characters is a horse. Yes, a horse. Her name is Nelly, and her creation was inspired by true events. In the “Society for Paranormals” series, she starts out as the laziest creature on God’s green earth.

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