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THE DALLAS MERCENARY
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 71,530. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
At the initial signs of some skirmishes over the disputed elections in Kenya, a young English woman sets off to save her 12-year old friend from a possible threat of civil war. The trip turns into a long journey through the underbelly of the Third World that will leave her questioning whether these people ever really had peace in the first place.
The Misfits of Monrovia
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Price: Free! Words: 100,610. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
A UN volunteer is kidnapped by a band of child soldiers in Liberia during the 1997 presidential election. Responsibility for the discovery of his whereabouts falls on a small organization of hapless Irish aid workers, eccentric missionaries and well-meaning but ineffectual locals, leading to outlandish results.
World Atlas - Continents & Oceans
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 340. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Elementary
Africa, the Americas, Antarctica, Asia, Australia together with Oceania, and Europe are considered to be Continents. The term continent is used to differentiate between the various large areas of the earth into which the land surface is divided. The book contains outstanding maps that help children learn the continents and oceans of the world.
The Black Stars of Ghana: A Motorcycle Adventure in West Africa
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,940. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Alan Whelan sets off on a motorcycle adventure into the heart of West Africa. On this, his second major solo African trip, he meets witches, fetish priestesses, custodians of the slave trade, and the only white chief of Ashanti who confirm that - if Ghana is an indication of progress - the future of the continent is bright.
Gold to India
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,290. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When a Raj's son betrays his father for gold, his sister and a retired general must set things to right for the sake of a tsunami devastated Hindu community.
Diana's Diary
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,750. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
In the steamy jungles of colonial Africa, the search is on for a brother’s grave, a mother’s lost discoveries, a legendary treasure city, and a worthy mate.
Elephants: The Kings of the Land
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Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Elephants
Elephants are the largest animal that lives on land. They are HUGE! A male elephant can stand 12 feet (3.75 metres) tall at the shoulders. It can weigh up to 26,000 pounds (12,000 kg). That means one elephant can weigh as much as 13 small trucks! Elephants have four very strong legs. Their legs are like posts. Find out more about these huge animals in this 15-minute book!
Mistress of the Game
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Price: Free! Words: 50,060. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Sarah Ankrah’s wedding to Phillip Arthur-Beck was a marriage of two cultures. Her Ghanaian family made sure it was loud and cheerful and his Canadian family made sure that it started on time! So far, they’ve lived through the challenges together, but there is one that just won’t go away. Only one person dares meet this challenge head on. And she’s only too willing to help…
Rivulets of Love in Africa
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,770. Language: American English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » African
Rivulets is a story of love and empowerment in Africa. In a small village deep in Eastern Africa, a young man stumbles into immense treasure. For years, he lived with it but never knew that it was there. He even drank it and took his cows to drink it, but never viewed it as treasure. It took a mango for Ocha, the young man to finally see the treasure for what it was.
Love Never Dies
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,250. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
“Love Never Dies” is the story of London expatriate Simone Hunter, who finds herself in Wicker Park, an artsy neighborhood on Chicago’s near West Side. On a rainy afternoon, she has a chance encounter with West Davenport, a drop-dead gorgeous culture critic for a local newspaper. To men, he is a man’s man. To women, he is a dream come true. To every woman except one woman who is bound by her past.