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The Brodick Follies
By Les Brierfield
Price: $4.25 USD. Words: 98,970. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2010. Category: Fiction
Aging soldier of fortune Harry Brodick is murdered at a resort in the Rockies. He planned a final score before hiding permanently from old enemies and international authorities. The deal, which involved millions of dollars in illegal weapons, is completed, but he dies before reaping the benefit. His client, old nemeses, and even his wife each have a different motive to kill him, but who succeeds?
Dall’Altopiano al Mayumbe
By Marco Crestani
Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 24,590. Language: Italian. Published: December 18, 2010 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Category: Nonfiction
Tutto parte dalla scoperta di un taccuino-promemoria che ha più di cento anni e racconta la storia di Giuseppe che il 3 gennaio 1903 parte da contrà Tortima sull’Altopiano di Asiago, e muore a Luki, in Congo Belga, il 27 agosto dell’anno successivo, dopo aver attraversato due volte l’Oceano Atlantico.
Dumisai And The Covenant Of The Ancestors
By Christopher Obie
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,770. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Category: Fiction
Dumisai must learn to apply the Gift of Great Consequence which has been entrusted to him to help save the world. First he must undergo manhood initiation rites where he will receive special instructions about life. This secret knowledge must be used in conjunction with the Gift if he is to have any hope of success. Join Dumisai on a journey of self-discovery into the responsibility of manhood.
Hindbusters
By Johan Opperman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,410. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
This book is a personal account of the battle for Mavinga in South Eastern Angola during September and October 1985. It covers the Operation Second Congress advance on UNITA's Jamba headquarters area and the response from the South African forces charged with stopping the advance. Operation Weldmesh was a specialized operation aimed at destroying the FAPA helicopter air support to FAPLA.
Bulow Gold
By Bill Ryan
Series: Old Kings Road, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,280. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction
The Bulow family of Florida in 1821. Immense wealth, courage and planning of Charles Wilhelm Bulow who begans what would become the largest plantation in Florida. Here is the lost journal of "Aunty Mary" who was Bulow's housekeeper. This well researched story takes you from 1812 to present time as two geneology researchers seek to unlock clues to a great treasure in gold reportedly still there.
Beyond Southern Africa, A Story of the Fight for Freedom
By Malik Stan Reaves
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,700. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Fiction
Two young men—one Southern African, the other African American—go from humble beginnings to the center of Africa’s fight against colonialism, but one of them is being tracked by a killer.
Bye Camaradas
By Alfredo Antonio Fernández
Price: $4.55 USD. Words: 47,090. Language: Spanish. Published: February 17, 2013 by El Barco Ebrio Editorial. Category: Fiction
Bye, camaradas narra la historia de un veterano de la guerra de Angola, que luego de perder el pulgar de la mano derecha en combate es licenciado con honores y regresa a Cuba en el clímax de la caída del comunismo mundial (1989-1991). Su más importante misión, ahora como agente de la Seguridad del Estado en la Cuba del "período especial", será espiar el mundo de los artistas.
The Lady King:Njinga Mbande
By Dhae Walpoole
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,560. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Fiction
We journey back to 17th century Africa, where Njinga Mbande, 81, is in a war that logic would suggest she can't win. The setting--17 December 1663--is Day of First Fruits and 5-years after signing the final revised treaty; requiring lost of her original homeland, The Ndongo kingdom, to the Portuguese. She is determined and remains undaunted by her enemy's apparent superior weaponry advantage.
The Jesus Connection
By Nicalass Bennett
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 113,460. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Category: Fiction
It starts with the story of Leonard Lombard, a South African infantry soldier captured in Angola. He meets another prisoner, an American CIA agent. In confinement they are taught philosophy by a mysterious man who shows them ways to master their lives. He also gives them riddles to a treasure waiting to be revealed to the world.
Africa Lives in My Soul: Responses to an African Childhood
By Nancy Henderson-James
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 71,340. Language: American English. Published: August 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
How do missionary kids really feel about growing up in Africa? This heartfelt book exposes their raw feelings about their childhoods in Angola and Congo from the 1930s to the 1960s. Variously called third culture kids, global nomads, or MKs, we share an overwhelming love for Africa along with a lifelong sense of not belonging in North America.