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Leaders and Idiots
Price: Free! Words: 19,700. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This book is a collection of articles that rebuke mediocrity, exploitation, social injustice, archaic traditions, autocracy and strategic myopia.This book rebukes all sorts of crooks from political mavericks to religious fanatics who turn people they are supposed to serve into ignorant victims of their manipulations and exploitative tactics.This book is a call for good leadership.
The Trouble with Love
Series: Jessica Hart Vintage Collection. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,070. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
In this Jessica Hart classic, scatty photographer Poppy joins an expedition saving the West African rain forest. Leader Keir thinks she’ll just be a distraction, and soon she’s proving him right - her luggage goes missing at the airport and it's downhill from there. But accident-prone Poppy is warm and funny too, and soon she’s distracting Keir and stirring his emotions in more ways than one ...
Inter-Magisteria Cooperation
Price: Free! Words: 9,560. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history
Mel Dobson’s a demon who’s used to flying solo, particularly when on a time-travel gig. He’s been stood-up by his assigned IMC-partner from the heavenly realms; been stuck all week doing KP in the culinary bowels of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. No surprise then, that days ago his attitude had already taken a nose dive of hellacious proportions.
Trillion Dollar Eden
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 34,350. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Set in the year 2047, this literary intrigue is strongly themed around overpopulation and environmental degradation. The government offers the Near Death Experience (NDE) as part of the health system, to encourage voluntary euthanasia among the old and sick. Women must get a permit to bear a child, based on someone else’s death. A rich playboy thinks he can deal with the problems with a new Eden.
Zambezi Cavalcade
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 15,290. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Zambezi Cavalcade is the story of the Zambezi River and the many visitors who have travelled its waters or settled by its banks, from the earliest riverside kingdoms and Muslim traders to the first tourist at the end of the 19th century.
Payback
Series: Dead Reckoning, #3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,480. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » General
Harry must put his new life on hold to return to the Dark Continent one last time in an attempt to discover why someone he thinks long dead is still alive and asking for his help. Third short novel in a series.
Desert Escape
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,710. Language: Australian English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » General
A gripping tale of surprise and intrigue set in the harsh remote Saharan Desert and Central Africa amidst the uncertainty of both North and Central African political upheaval.
World Adventurers for Kids Books 1-3
Series: World Adventurers for Kids, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / General
A collection of the first three picture books in the World Adventurers for Kids Series: "Alexander the Salamander," "Ellie the Elephant," and "Zoe the Zebra." The series features illustrated adventure stories told in a way that children ages four to eight will find entertaining and educational. Filled with illustrated photos and moral tales, they will take children around the world.
Eyelids of the Morning
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,920. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Two brothers, pulled away from everything they know and into the heart of the Congo River Basin, make the discovery of a millennium. Ethan and Rory's uncle believes there are dinosaurs in the Congo, and he is on a mission of discovery. But with discovery will come sacrifice as well as the chance to restore what has been in chaos.
The Affects of Colonialism in Africa
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
The Affects of Colonialism in Africa analyzes the invasion of the colonists into Africa during the 19th and 20th Centuries. Some of the most difficult times for Africa were during the establishment of colonialism in their countries. Colonials from Europe invaded countries in Africa with no regard for the well being or culture of the inhabited countries.