Who is your favourite female protagonist and why?Who is your favourite female protagonist and why? Alexina #questionnaire
The first one that comes to mind is Kim Stone. A lot of readers don’t like a ” damaged” detective , but I do, well a detective with a past. What Kim has overcome to reach her position makes her the character she is. Awesome!
Robin in the Strike Books & Tilly Bradshaw in The Puppet Master
Lisbeth Salander, such a bad-ass!
@Rona which book?
Betsy Freeman Reavley thanks
Maura Ryan in Dangerous Lady
Riley Jenson from the Keri Arthur books because she is so bad assed and wonderful.
Agent Ren Bryce in the Alex Barclay books, she is so messed up but so very human and extremely likeable.
Imogen Grey from katerina diamond’s book series. Shes different and stubborn and toy boy like. She’s careless but has a big heart at the same time.
Fiona Griffith’s by Harry Bingham, she’s very odd and interesting , if you haven’t tried her his books are usually 99p/1.99 on kindle worth a try
I LOVED this series
Charlie Fox from Zoe Sharpe’s books. I can relate to her as like me she’s not a girly girl.
My girlfriend. Wait! Are we talking about books?
Ellen Ripley. Katniss Everdeen. Because badass!
The Mechanic from @Rob‘s Mechanic Trilogy. She’s wicked but I couldn’t help feeling sorry for her and omg she can look after herself x
Barbara hovers from inspector lonely books x
That should read Barbara havers x
@Chris and Inspector Lindley.
@Chris don’t you hate autocorrect sometimes ?
@Joanna all the time joanna. Catches me out all the time x
For me V I Warshawski, a fiesty, sassy woman who takes no crap from anyone. When a Catholic priest one suggested she should try to be a good Catholic girl, she replied ‘not a Catholic and not a girl’ (the character was about 35 at the time).
Another vote for Lisbeth Salander.
Detective Helen Grace , also from MJ Arlidge books , her and Kim stone are very similar characters , there are loads you cannot pinpoint it really
Kinsey Malhone (Sue Grafton alphabet books) ??
Love Kim Stone xx
DCI Roberta Steel. Technically you could argue Logan McRae is the protagonist but he is nothing without her ??
DI Jane Rizzoli – she’s 1 tough lady!!
DI Kim Stone, strong, feisty and determined
I’m torn between Charlie Fox, Lisbeth Salander, and Cara from Alexandra Sokoloff’s Huntress series. Cool, cold, frozen, but each a total bad-ass
Ripley. Firstly, the character was going to be a man, so that’s a victory in itself. Plus she’s realistic (in the first two films) and never wanted to be the hero. She’s even a bit of a jobsworth in Alien, and makes no effort to be likeable. She’s just a normal person facing abnormal situations, and she kicks ass! Plus (in film 4) she slam dunks a basketball without even looking!! ??
Sharon Bolton’s Lucy Flint.
Lisbeth Salander. Because she doesn’t give a shit what anyone else thinks of her.
V I Warshawski! She kicks major butt without breaking a sweat. Miss Marple (natch!) Vera, Ruth Galloway, Phryne Fisher – all for different reasons and also for the same one. They are their own women. There are others of course 🙂
Katie Maguire by Graham Masterton spunky and totally beliveable copper from Ireland great plots action and beliveable crimes.
Siobhan Clarke, Barbara Haver, Paddy Meehan…
Kim stone from Angela marsons