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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.
Life at African Bible University
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Price: Free! Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This Book is a life I experienced while at African Bible University. It has pictures that show you how life can be enjoyable for students.
The Winter Deception
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,420. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
A cell phone trader is killed on a steamy Friday night in Mumbai. A beautiful tennis star is brutally attacked and tortured in Cape Town. And someone is out to kill Winter with a deadly Sikh cultural weapon. Sent to India to find an Al Qaeda terrorist, Winter looked forward to an easy payday, short skirts at the tennis, and international cricket. Introducing Nick Winter, former MI6 consultant.
Dust of the Danakil
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Series: African Memoir, Book 4. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,860. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A gripping memoir of the 1974 humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia, Dust of the Danakil is a true story of an ill-conceived project in the violent, drought-stricken Danakil region. The author, sent by UK government pen-pushers to harness seasonal flood water and turn the notoriously aggressive Afar herdsmen into farmers, discovered a hostile environment that almost cost him him his life.
McRoots
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Series: The Cripplesby Diaries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,790. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Somewhere in Africa an age-old demon is stirring, and if it is not stopped a wave of hate and destruction will engulf us all. Step forward Elliot and Geeza! In an epic plot, our heroes must contend with mystifying hieroglyphs, pumpkin-headed goons, hairy black caterpillars, aliens, sunburn and so much more! Can they save the World? And what’s all this about the pyramids being built by Scotsmen...?