Humour Hunting & Fishing Books

Bush Tails

My three siblings and I grew up in the African bushveld of Zambia and what was formerly known as the North Eastern Transvaal. Scorpions, baboon spiders, rain spiders, earwigs, Mopani worms, and snakes all formed a rather normal part of our daily lives. Thanks to Dad’s numerous hunting trips, our staple diet was frequently game biltong—yummy! Friends found our house creepy with its enormous variety of stuffed creatures, ranging from birds of many species to small animals, leguaans, crocodiles, and snakes (sometimes alive, but not of the pet variety).Our family would often sit, fascinated and entertained, as we listened intently to the stories our father would tell with pride as he recalled fond memories.The older we became, the more we enjoyed his humorous tales of the bush, eagerly grabbing every opportunity to send dear old Dad down memory lane again, even though we’d walked this same path many times before.“Tell us again, Dad. Tell us the one about....”

The Noble Guardian (FREE PREVIEW) (The Bow Street Runners Trilogy Book 3)

FREE EXTENDED PREVIEW A Cross-Country Trip through Regency England Brings Intrigue, Rogues, and High Adventure  The must-read conclusion to Michelle Griep’s Bow Street Runners Trilogy: Life couldn’t be better for Abigail Gilbert—but it’s been a long time coming. Having lived with a family who hated her, love is finally within reach. Abby sets off on a journey across England to marry one of the most prestigious gentleman bachelors in the land—until highwaymen upset her plans and threaten her life.   Horse patrol captain Samuel Thatcher arrives just in time to save Abby. But to him she’s simply another victim in a job he’s come to despise. Tired of the dark side of humanity, he intends to buy land and retire.   Abby pleads with him to escort her on the rest of her journey. He refuses until she offers him the thing he desperately needs to achieve his goal: money. Delivering her safely will earn him more than enough to settle into a quiet life. So begins an impossible trek for the cynical lawman and the proper lady. Each will be indelibly changed by the time they reach her betrothed, if they don’t kill one another first—or fall in love.

The fishing trip that never was

It was summer 2012 in southern England. After months of solid rain I start dreaming of going sea fishing. I find by searching on Google, a stranger with a fishing boat down at Rye, a medieval fishing port on the South Coast of England. I eventually meet up with him and a friend who take me out fishing. The trip nearly ends in disaster, this is the hilarious and true story of the 'fishing trip that never was'.