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Tomorrow's Guardian
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Series: Hourglass Institute, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 99,480. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
When schoolboy Tom Oakley discovers he can transport himself through time, he draws the attention of evil men who seek to bend history to their will. Tom’s family are obliterated and he soon faces an impossible choice: To save the world he must sacrifice his family.
The Goat Herder
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,980. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
At 15, Zulu boy Nathi finds a photograph under the sand in his village. It is of a young white couple. He is captivated by the beauty of the woman in the photograph and believes this is a sign from the ancestors. Later, he goes to seek work in the city and finds a job as a gardener. When he sees his employer's daughter he is dumbfounded. She looks exactly like the woman in the photograph.
Dust on His Soul
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Price: $6.99 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.
The Astonishing Amulet of Amenartas
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Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
By Nathan Lowell Agent Heathcliff Durham finds himself crisscrossing Africa, looking for an Amulet that could spell disaster for any who come near it. Battling blistering heat, starvation, wild animals, and despair, he is not comforted by the company of a rough and ready sort named Morrison. Soon Durham begins to suspect he may never return home—and to top it all off the tea has almost run out.
How the ostrich lost his fire and other stories
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Curious about why the warthog shuffles on his knees or how the ostrich lost his fire? Then read on for a collection of short animal stories from the Nama, San, Sotho, Xhosa and Zulu people.
Why the warthog shuffles on his knees
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Curious about why the warthog shuffles on his knees? Adapted from stories of the Zulu.
iJuba A South African Journey
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,160. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
The author has drawn together his recollection of his youthful experiences on a farm in rural Natal, South Africa during the apartheid years. The narrative is a thought provoking blend of racism, humour, horror, sex, violence and social observation set in a time of social and political upheaval. The final chapter recalls the author's subsequent trip to the SA weather station on Marion Island.
Gold to India
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,290. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When a Raj's son betrays his father for gold, his sister and a retired general must set things to right for the sake of a tsunami devastated Hindu community.
The Zulu Wars - A Brief History
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Series: A Brief History, Book 2. You set the price! Words: 6,160. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2013 by UK Independent Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
The Anglo – Zulu wars, a clash between the might of the British Empire with the African Zulu Kingdom, began in 1879. The British forces, led by Lord Chelmsford, invaded Zululand. Many battles ensued, including a stunning Zulu victory at Isandlwana, and the near-collapse of the garrison at Rorke’s Drift. However, in the end, the British were triumphant. The Zulu would no longer be free.
Tales of the Great Karoo
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 750. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013 by Dov Silverman. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Two delightfully illustrated tales told to HugglySnugglyPoo by his mother at bedtime - why the dinosaurs are gone from the Great Karoo. And of a brave Roy Jumparoo, saved by his canoe.