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Afrik Tales
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Fairy tales and fables
Short Stories from Africa.
Lumba
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,300. Language: American English. Published: March 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
The US and the UK suspects Lumba is the location for a nuclear complex. Lumba much like Iran is approximately the same size. The similarities are that they are both trying to develop nuclear weapons. Mombassa is the closest neighboring island and they are planning to bomb Lumba’s enrichment facility. Lumba terrorist leader, Tjaas, thinks he is another Bin Laden.
The Afrikaans
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,010. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Intimate in scale, but grandly outfitted, the luxury cruise liner 'The Afrikaans' hosts no more than 208 pampered guests, among them; former FBI contract agent Thomas Prescott. When the ship is overtaken by African pirates who are demanding the U.S. send AIDS relief to a small Zulu village in South Africa, it is up to Prescott to keep the 400 hostages alive.
Murder is Just the Warning
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,270. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013 by john Halsted. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Murder in a park and a mob boss’ daughter is kidnapped. This is just a warning putting pressure on a jailed mobster to stop him grassing. An arrest is made and lively courtroom drama ensues. The lawyer and his PI try find the missing child. Action on South Africa’s Highveld and clashes with Zimbabwean poachers reaching a terrifying climax with an enraged Hippo in the remote Limpopo river.
Mask of Mitwaba
Price: Free! Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
Shop lifting might be the typical pass time for many teens like Brook, but her best friend Megan is the one taking all the risks when they boost unclaimed luggage at BWI. Now the girls lift a piece from the Congo that lays its own claims.
The Devil in The Sky
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,580. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Danny Blake, an American security advisor for the African mining industry, is following a fraud suspect to Nairobi when their aircraft is hijacked. Following an on-board gun battle, the plane crashes into a remote jungle, hundreds of miles off course. While the survivors struggle against the elements, more sinister groups are out for blood.
Matika and the River Lion
Price: Free! Words: 93,290. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » African American fiction » General
Matika, a young daughter of an affluent and prominent military general, is abandoned by her mother and separated from her siblings during the Lords Liberation Army’s raid. She escapes into the menacing jungles under the pursuit of a crazed colonel, who becomes obsessed with her emerging womanly beauty. Will Matika rise above the shadows of obsession, conspiracy, and bloodshed…
Where the Road Leads
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 52,620. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
One woman's journey through love, loss and family drama in three countries.
Health-Care For All: History of a ‘Third-World’ Dilemma
Price: $14.00 USD. Words: 85,930. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
The author argues that a balanced viewpoint between curative and preventive medicine was both essential and the only way forward in both developing and developed countries. That is a simple ‘message’ and the underlying theme in this book.
Order and Dispute: An Introduction to Legal Anthropology
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,620. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Law » Comparative
Classic resource in the modern study of legal anthropology, this acclaimed book is now available in an updated, expanded Second Edition. There are many societies that survive in a remarkably orderly fashion without the aid of judges, courts and police. Roberts contends that legal theory has become too closely identified with our own arrangements to be of use in understanding other legal systems.