Books tagged: africa

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Payback
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Series: Dead Reckoning, #3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,960. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
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.
Zambezi Cavalcade
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 15,290. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Category: 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.
Trillion Dollar Eden
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 34,350. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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.
Inter-Magisteria Cooperation
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Price: Free! Words: 9,560. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » 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.
The Trouble with Love
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Series: Jessica Hart Vintage Collection. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,070. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: 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 ...
Leaders and Idiots
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Price: Free! Words: 19,700. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Category: 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.
VUTO
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Price: $5.39 USD. Words: 53,390. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by Rocket Science Productions LLC. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
When the village elders banish Vuto from the only home she’s ever known, she seeks refuge in the hut of U.S. Peace Corps volunteer Samantha Brennan. The women go on the run from Vuto’s village and the Peace Corps, encountering physical, ethical and cultural struggles along the way.
The Yam Po Club
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Price: $1.40 USD. Words: 76,390. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Boarding school – a painful rite of passage which remains forever etched in memories long after the days of confinement are over. At least that’s the impression Onyebuchi has been given by her older brother. The Yam Po Club is a coming of age story about a group of girls who defy the odds to form a lasting friendship and survive the many trials of boarding school life.
Fallen Secrets
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Price: $3.29 USD. Words: 73,020. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Searching the slopes of the giant African mountain, on what was supposed to be a routine graduate archaeological dig, Reyd Gunsmaater is thrust into a world of ancient rivalries, fallen immortals, and closely-guarded secrets.
Plaasstories vir 'ie siel
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 52,870. Language: Afrikaans. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Op die vlakte met sy hier en daar se kalkrante tussen Riversdal en Jongensfontein hoef ons nie ’n storie op te maak nie. Stories gebeur vanself kant en klaar net vir oorvertel. So, ons lieg nooit, behalwe as ons nou nie saamstem met die storie nie; dan stêk ons daardie storiehopie in sy mate net soos hy behoort te gewees het.