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Lost in the Forest
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,440. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2011 by MLR Publishers. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
A brother and sister get lost in the Forest, and are captured by gorillas. Will they be rescued? How will they escape?
Thoughts on a page
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,490. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
The poems in this collection cover a wide range of themes, but primarily focus on love, life, politics, youth awareness and an African homecoming.
Thoughts on a page
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,490. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
The poems in this collection cover a wide range of themes, but primarily focus on love, life, politics, youth awareness and an African homecoming.
A Little Help from Our Friends
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,640. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
An illustrated history of America's effort to improve the speed of international mail communication mail by using European air carriers during the pioneer era of air mail development, 1921-1939. The book looks at cooperative agreements with Britain, France, the Netherlands and others to carry mail from Americans to Europe, Africa, Asia and Australasia.
A Fado for the River
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,270. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
At a film festival in Portugal, a television executive is blackmailed. He decides to disprove the accusation that he murdered a woman when he was a student in 1974. They had fled Portuguese Mozambique, but to survive the revolution they separated and lost track of each other. He is certain she is alive, and did not die in the explosion that he thought had so effectively faked her death.
An Irish Nurse in Africa
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 154,300. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Historical novel during Boer War of 1899 in South Africa. An Irish Nurse, Frances O'Driscoll, is serving with the British Royal Army Medical Corps in the Colony of Natal when war breaks out. She has many adventures, including capture by the Boers. Frances meets her older runaway brother who leads a Boer Commando. A tale of divided loyalty, a feisty young woman making her way in a man's world.
Dust on His Soul
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,300. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Inspired by the life and times of Stephen Biko an apartheid activist arguably as important as Mandela. This novel is a fictional account of such a character. A story of sacrifice, suffering but ultimately redemption. Set in apartheid South Africa during the 1970s and 1980s, the dark days of South Africa's history also bred an incredible thirst for justice. A triumph of the human spirit.
Those Amazing Dogs: Trail of the Viking
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,510. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Featuring the combined text of the first five serialized chapter books (African River Adventure, In the Viking Volcano, At the Arctic Circle, At the Pirate Bay, On the Coral Island), this is the complete first novel in the Those Amazing Dogs series. The story follows the globetrotting adventures of Max, Molly and Oddie, and their human companions.
Quarantine on the Black Nile
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 18,630. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Eco-tourist Jonah Brooks stumbles into a nightmare as he’s snared in an East African quarantine zone. Black Nile hemorrhagic virus rampages through the Malindi rain forest like a feral beast. It burns through the human population with a terrifying kill rate; and everyone in the medical group sent to study it lies dead in their camp. It’s not quite the tour package that Jonah signed up for.
Dancing on the Day of the Kings
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
Dancing on the Day of the Kings is part of a series called the Caribbean Reference Shelf. In this edition readers will learn about how people of color who lived in Havana, Cuba in the 1800s celebrated the Catholic feast of the Epiphany.