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Fils d'Eve, une histoire d'Afrique by Timothy Epupa Ngenge
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 54,930. Language: French. Published: March 21, 2019 by Living Books Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Mama Lucie vivait heureuse avec ses fils Kauk et Negu dans un village sur les pentes du mont Cameroun. Un jour pluvieux du mois d'août, Kauk pourchassa un renard jusqu'au domaine agricole voisin. Là, il rencontra un homme qui l'aida à faire fortune en tant que commerçant dans une ville voisine. Les affaires de Kauk se développèrent si vite qu'il fit venir son grand frère pour travailler avec lui.
Inikpi by Usman Adamu
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,800. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African
Inikpi is a collection of five stories. One of them, "The Autobiography of Ogbuefi Akukalia," was shortlisted for the Gover Story Prize in February, 2018.The main story is based on a true life story. The oracle demanded that the king's favourite daughter, Inikpi, must be sacrificed if the Igala people must defeat their age long foes. She accepted but Ogbadu refused and plotted a grand move.
The Birthday Boy by Jack Scoltock
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,810. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African
Jack Scoltock's second collection of eighteen modern Irish short stories, consist of some quirky tales and a play. The play, and story, Birthday Boy, is set eighteen years after Bloody Sunday and tells the story of the birthday boy, Eamon, who does not want to march on the anniversary with his father, whom he believes hates him. Family rows erupt when Eamon's father finds out about it.
First Communion A Collection of Modern Irish Stories by Jack Scoltock
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,490. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African
Renowned Irish author Jack Scoltock provides a rare glimpse into everyday life in the midst of religious and political strife in this collection of Irish short stories. From coping with family members in the IRA to the trials of Catholic children attending Protestant schools, these stories reveal the complexities of modern living with a deft and insightful eye.
Destiny Mine (Destiny African Romance #2) by Nana Prah
Series: Ubuntu. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,210. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015 by Decadent Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literary collections » African
All she wants is to find the man meant for her. But what she finds is a man that gives pleasure beyond her wildest imagination…with no promises for the future.
Nightmare Along the River Nile by S. E. Nelson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,550. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African, Fiction » Literary collections » African
When Edgar is on his way home to his mother after finishing high school exams, his bus is stopped by the rebels of the Lord’s Resistance Army. Along with other passengers, most of whom are students, Edgar is abducted. Things take a turn for the worse when, instead of being forced to become a soldier, he is sold into slavery. His friends find out and embark on a difficult mission to rescue him.
The Sun Does Not Set...And Other Works: Stories & Poems from Mauritius by Shakuntala Hawoldar
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 59,320. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013 and represented by Maoli Media Private Limited. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
"Shakuntala Hawoldar’s writings are poignant renderings of human struggles and sufferings in a world dominated by power, ignorance, inequality, misfortunes and psychological frailties. Her rich vocabulary and her choice of syntax mesmerize the reader into a no-mind land where self-inquiry takes over your imagination.
Heard It on the Grapevine by Clive Cooke
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,730. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literary collections » African
This volume comprises two collections of short stories. The theme of the first is: love, jealousy, revenge and murder. The second is set in the world of big companies. Anyone working for a big organization might recognize some of these stock characters and situations. Most of the stories are humorous. However, you might find yourself laughing through gritted teeth.
Tomorrow Died Yesterday by Chimeka Garricks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,410. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012 by Paperworth Books. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African
At the height of the kidnap of oil workers in the Niger delta of Nigeria, a kidnapping goes awry and four lives are reconnected. Douye the career militant, Amaibi the gentle eco-warrior, Kaniye the lawyer and Tubo an amoral oil company executive. Against a backdrop of corrupt practises, failed systems and injustice, these four friends tell the story of oil in a region.
Naija Stories: Of Tears and Kisses, Heroes and Villains by Myne Whitman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,960. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Literary collections » African
These are stories about us or about our neighbours or something we’ve encountered in the news. They are what our friends tell us, their pain and joy, their passion and rage, their yearning and their cry against injustice. I enjoyed lots of the stories not just because of their simplicity and brevity but also for freshness they bring to storytelling and public discourse. Sylva Nze Ifedigbo.