Karen Perkins lives in Yorkshire, where she spends her time writing as well as editing and formatting as proprietor of LionheART Publishing House. She has been a keen sailor since childhood, competing nationally and internationally until the day she had both National and European Ladies Champion titles – and a terminally bad back.
She has written one novella (Ill Wind) and one full-length novel (Dead Reckoning – long-listed in the Mslexia Novel Competition 2011, and a number one bestseller in Sea Adventures on Amazon.co.uk) in the Valkyrie Series. A further Valkyrie novel, Look Sharpe! will be published at the end of 2013, followed by Ready About! Both books follow the fortunes of Henry Sharpe, a character we have already met in Ill Wind and Dead Reckoning. Relationships are turned upside down and secrets revealed.
Karen Perkins has also written the novel, Thores-Cross. A dark, haunting tale set in the North Yorkshire Moors about isolation, superstition and persecution, Thores-Cross follows the stories of Emma, a present day writer, and Jennet, an eighteenth century witch. Thores-Cross is a number one bestseller in British Horror on Amazon.com.
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Our list of available titles is constantly growing, and includes Poetry, Plays, Fiction, Academic and Children's Books by authors K A Perkins and Peter Mutanda
The Meerkats Come To Dinner
The Squirrels invite their old friends the Meerkats for dinner. The Meerkats have to cross a river full of hungry crocodiles, but then find those naughty Squirrels have played yet another trick on them. What do they do about it and how do they teach their old friends a lesson?
Rabbit and Elephant's Tug Of War
Somebody is stealing Mrs Rabbit's pumpkins! Who could it be, and how does Mrs Rabbit teach the thief a lesson?
'Rabbit and Elephant's Tug Of War' is the first book in the African Folktales for Children Series. This traditional tale from Africa has been passed from generation to generation through song and dance and has now been adapted into a picture book for many more generations to enjoy.