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In the Shade of the Mulberry Tree: A year in Zambia
By Catharine Withenay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,120. Language: British English. Published: March 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Moving to Africa with two young children was not what Catharine had planned to do with her life, particularly given her fear of malaria and tropical diseases. But following her husband to Zambia, she contends with poverty and potholes, motherhood and mosquitoes, and is variously rescued by goats, nuts, lavender and Sherry. Could she ever come to call this home?
State Building In Africa: A Comparative Study of South Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo
By Michael Brulotte
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Essay
With the impetus of industrialization and the eruption of global economies, the growing disparity between poor and wealthy nations has impelled political scientists to ask why some nations are caused to prosper and others doomed to fail. That is, to investigate what inherent or developed factors determine the political, economic, and social realities of the world.
In Search of Innocence
By Adam Staten
Price: Free! Words: 34,780. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Fiction
When Matthew's life of careless pleasure seeking falls apart around him he feels his only option is escape. At the African missionary hospital that provides an unlikely refuge for this dissolute medical man, the bewildering interplay of the tragic, the ludicrous and the inspirational makes his life in hiding no more simple than his life at home.
The Egg Breakers - Counter-Terrorism in Sub Saharan Africa
By Jacobus Kotze
Price: Free! Words: 93,210. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
It is not generally known that Sub Saharan Africa has a long tradition of successful counter-terrorism operations. During the 1950's to 1989 many operations took place in Colonial Kenya, Rhodesia and Apartheid South Africa. This book is not fiction and read in Military Academies of 5 countries. It also warns on the lack of good intelligence on the War of Terror in Sub Saharan Africa.
Joy: A Treasure Protector Story
By Julian Nichols
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by LiteViBooks. Category: Fiction
Anna is excited about turning nine and getting her birthday wish. What she does not expect is to have a dream where she meets a real live princess. Anna goes to sleep and wakes up in a new world where she meets the one trusted to protect one of the world's most precious treasures.
Afrik Tales
By Isabelle Dawling
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Short Stories from Africa.
Lumba
By Charles Tucker
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,300. Language: American English. Published: March 24, 2013. Category: Fiction
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
By Nick Pirog
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,610. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Fiction
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
By Terry Hayward
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,270. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013 by john Halsted. Category: Fiction
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.
Child Bride
By Rita Michaels
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,930. Language: American English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction
Aisha is a young girl forcefully married to a wealthy forty-year old man. The poverty in her family is heightened by the drought in her country. Daily, she visits her mother’s dry farmland, praying for rain to fall and moisten the soil. She knows all hope is lost.