British author and adventurer, Ruth travelled to some of the worlds most dangerous places and made them the backdrops to her books. Her action/adventure stories sell internationally. Hear her experiences with wild animals, arms dealers, black marketeers and the Colombian cocaine mafia. Ruth illustrates her show with photos and images from her travels in Africa, South America, the Middle and Far East, reads from her books and gives a taste of some stories in the pipeline. A former BBC and ITV news reporter, she survived shell fire, mortar attacks, minefields and encounters with piranhas, anacondas and vampire bats.