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An Old Spy Story
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Price: Free! Words: 123,510. Language: British English. Published: May 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Eighty six years old and recently widowed, ex international businessman and reluctant spy Ollie Thomas shows it is never too late to face up to the past. arrested at the airport on suspicion of the murder of another old man in Spain, Ollie describes why he finally decided to track down and deal with the man who had been his corrupt ‘controller’.
Con la mia valigia gialla
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Price: $8.79 USD. Words: 32,760. Language: Italian. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
"Con la mia valigia gialla" è il racconto di un viaggio. Del mio primo viaggio in terra d’Africa, da sola, come volontaria in un ospedale rurale del Kenya. È il racconto dei piccoli eventi quotidiani (solo apparentemente banali) accaduti in quelle tre settimane, conditi con una manciata di riflessioni sulle diverse abitudini e sulla cultura locali...
Zoe the Zebra
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Series: World Adventurers for Kids, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
The third book in the World Adventurers for Kids Series, “Zoe the Zebra” is an illustrated picture book that teaches children about bullying. A young zebra named Zoe who lives in the African bush joins forces with her friends Emma the Impala, Barry the Baboon, and other animals to protect their friend Wally the Warthog from a pack of bullying hyenas. Can they help him and stop the bullying?
From Laptop to Mountaintop
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 84,350. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
This is a tale of my trip around the world. I have seen things that I haven't seen before, and explored places that I haven't ventured. I hope that these stories will inspire those who have longed to travel and go on expeditions but couldn't to explore the uncharted land called our world.
Ride the Wings of Morning: Letters to and from Africa
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,510. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A conventional English girl arrived in South Africa, to help a friend run horseback safaris on a game reserve in the Northern Transvaal. It was 1992. There were yellow road signs declaring "Dit is die Volkstaat". Sophie had heard of "biltong" but knew nothing of Afrikaans culture.
Major Meerkat To The Rescue
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 8,410. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Mama Ostrich gets into some trouble in the savannah and none of the animals seem to be able to help her; except for Major Meerkat! Follow the adventures of Mama Ostrich and Major Meerkat as they tackle a serious crisis in the savannah! Adapted from folk tales from Southern and Eastern Africa.
The Safari Photographer: A Practical Guide For The Amateur Photographer On An African Safari Vacation
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,840. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
This book is written for amateur photographers planning an African safari vacation. It focuses on taking quality photographs in the challenging environment of a typical tourist safari. Practical solutions are presented for taking high quality wildlife photos with hand-held long range telephoto lenses while traveling over rough, hot, dusty roads in Land Rover vehicles shared with other tourists.
The Rivers of Good Portent
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 99,350. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
In 1608 two African princes went to live with a Portuguese family in the town of Tete on the Zambezi River. This is their story, also that of the lost Mines of Chikova, one of Africa's abiding mysteries, told against the backdrop of a wild and beautiful continent at war. The tales is told both by the princes themselves, and by those they met on their amazing journey.
The Road to Zimbabwe
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,220. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
This is the story of Zimbabwe - told as a series of dramatized adventures interspersed with just a little history. It covers the period from 1190 AD to the current year, 2013. Told in 3 parts, Zambezia, takes us to around 1900; Rhodesia, to 1980, and Zimbabwe to the present day, 2013.
Escape from Kikwit
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,200. Language: American English. Published: June 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Christian » Romance
Abandoned in the Heart of Darkness with every escape route closed, a young missionary woman and a courageous young soldier struggle to get back to the safety their own worlds.