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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 » Adventure » 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...?
Death of a Solitude African
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,970. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
An African college student spending the summer in Solitude disappears under mysterious circumstances. When authorities conclude that no foul play was involved, local sleuths, Dana, Fannie and Sharon, are asked to look into it. Their investigation leads them through many twists and turns involving repressive dictators, diamond smugglers, drugs, and a dangerous motorcycle gang. 22nd in series.
The Affects of Colonialism in Africa
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: 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.
Eyelids of the Morning
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,920. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
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.
World Adventurers for Kids Books 1-3
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Series: World Adventurers for Kids, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
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.
Desert Escape
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,710. Language: Australian English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
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.
Payback
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Series: Dead Reckoning, #3. Price: Free! 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.