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Naked by judith falloon-reid
Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
A short story dedicated to the author's mother, who is here in body but not in mind. And to all those lives that have been changed by a family member living with Alzheimer’s or dementia.The story recounts a Mother's Day visit with her mother. The title represents the state of dementia patients. With so little memory left and dwindling abilities to care for themselves, they may as well be naked.
Dysfunctional (the root of betrayal) by Tameka Oliver-Hicks
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 66,980. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
What does one do when all odds are stacked against you from the moment of conception? In Tamara Brown's case, the answer was simple enough; she would have to make her own way. Being raised by her grandmother and never getting a chance to meet her dad, Dysfunctional tells the story of Tamara's early childhood years as she struggles to overcome the void left by her parents' abandonment.
Skemer oor Aasvoëlkop by Makkie de Beer
Price: $1.23 USD. Words: 67,840. Language: Afrikaans. Published: May 3, 2012 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Martie Linde het 'n ongewone kinderlewe gehad en uiteindelik saam met haar oupa op 'n plaas in die Waterberge groot geword. Haar “normale lewe” in die stad word onderbreek deur 'n onverwagse oproep van die plaas af. Haar oupa se buurman begin iets wat so byna haar lewe kos. Nie eers in haar wildste drome sou sy kon raai wat in die volgende paar dae met haar gaan gebeur nie.
Next Door by Mario Lattimore
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,280. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
Tameka's world turns upside down when she is sent to prison unexpectedly and her newborn twin babies are stripped away from her. Once released she sets out to find them. Unable to make contact with one of her boys she tries to build a relationship with the one she could find while still searching for the other, until he moves in next door but she does'nt know it's him because their not identical.
Burning Wind by Precious Reuben
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,460. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
Burning wind is a powerful story about forgiveness, anger, and sorrow. This story is set in fictional locations in Nigeria, US, and UK. This story will take you to and from different stages of life of a young woman called Brenda, whose beginning to the end draws back to her past. Burning Wind is a different type of story with a completely different beginning and ending.
Poacher by Leon Mare
Series: Sam Jenkins Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,000. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African(4.95 from 19 reviews)
This novel was originally published as ‘Dying is not Easy’, which has become a collector’s item. Online sellers are now offering used paperback copies of this book for up to $ 1680.
The Absolutely Boring Life of Mya by Dora Okeyo
Price: Free! Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary(3.00 from 1 review)
Mya's special, sweet, and bored out of her mind with what happens in her life-that's before David, Clive and Wayne all show up-and she realizes that love though beautiful is complicated and all she does is run...
Ethan And Richard by Dora Okeyo
Price: Free! Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Richard walked out on his son, Ethan, eighteen years ago-and now he's back. He has a month to live after battling Lung Cancer, and he wants to set things right, he wants Ethan's forgiveness. Ethan does not want anything to do with him.But Richard is persistent...will he win?
Tales from Different Tails by Nana Awere Damoah
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,090. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
In this selected work of fiction, Nana Awere Damoah gifts the world with his and our story and tells them in terms that enable us relate effectively. Set in contemporary Ghanaian society, the stories are themed on fate, romance, love and camaraderie betrayed. Very well told-stories. A compact, adrenaline-driven, easy to read work, with an added bonus: humor.
A Reason to Live by charles langat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,140. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
A Reason to LIVE is a story about a day in the life of Fred, a suicide counselor and the effort he makes to prevent individuals from committing suicide. Fred, is himself a suicide survivor and having been rescued from ending his life, has now devoted his life to helping other facing depressing moments. The book will be a source of encoragement to those who feel they need to 'end it all'
Sold into Slavery: The Story of Adaku, A Black Slave Woman Part I by Mary Devey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,590. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
The Story of Adaku discusses African slavery during the colonial times and highlights one young Igbo woman's plight as she journeys towards a world that means nothing to her.
Sweet Innocence by Krystol
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,750. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
Krystol, a native of Delaware has always enjoyed writing. Her duet novel Through Her Eyes was the jump start of more to come. Krystol is currently writing her third novel called Eye Need You that will be coming in 2012.
Aaren by Sienna Mynx
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 94,090. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Every small town has its secrets. The people of Penns Point, Kentucky, are no different. They've always protected their own. Aaren Robinson hadn't exactly run away—thrown out was more like it, when she was barely eighteen.
Diamonds In the Dust by Shirley Mowat Tucker
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,170. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011 by apgroup. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African, Fiction » Christian » General
Straight out of South Africa comes the poignant tale of Ida Morgan: her husband murdered, abandoned by God, and alone in the world. Ida’s road to healing and wholeness is paved by diamonds in the dust. Author Shirley Mowat Tucker is a native South African who leads the reader into her country's secret places... places where there are still wicked men doing wicked things...
The Sacrifice by Cathy Conradie
You set the price! Words: 16,840. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African(4.00 from 1 review)
Antonie Marais and Paul Visser meet each other during a sports contest where they become rivals because of an incident. Antonie vows to himself to take revenge on Paul, but never could have imagined that Paul will save his life one day. A true reflection on what police members of South Africa are subjected to on a daily basis.
Refined By His Fire by Cathy Conradie
You set the price! Words: 85,540. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African, Fiction » Christian » General(3.00 from 1 review)
This fictional novel is about two young policemen in South Africa who come from different backgrounds but whose paths cross each other as a result of traumatic events in their adolescent years. Barry's life is saved by Adrian in more than one way that, with constant prayer and support brings Barry to surrender his heart to Christ. Action packed police drama and suspense as well as lighter moments.
KRUGER'S GOLD: A novel Of The Anglo-Boer War by Sidney Allinson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,060. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
South Africa, 1902. Canadian Lt. Harry Lanyard, British Army, leads a mounted patrol of hard-bitten troopers into the veld to recover $15 million worth of gold bullion hidden by Transvaal President Paul Kruger in the Second Anglo-Boer War. Lanyard battles enemy commandos, murderous bandits, and an enemy spy sworn to kill him, while striving to regain the love of his American-Boer sweetheart.
The Stolen Years by I. Izegbuwa
Price: Free! Words: 31,970. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African, Fiction » Christian » Suspense
A story about the ripple effects in a family torn apart by their parent’s greed. Adenizen is the perfect school in every sense except for one thing. On the outskirts of its campus, there is a student villa where the female residents are fair game for any man who can pay the price. Madam Ofilia runs the villa and will go to any length to take the most promising girls under her wings.
Sarah's Story by Ann Oosthuizen
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 94,490. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sarah’s Story takes an unflinching look at the the bitter apartheid years. Sarah Khumalo is a farm worker, who works all her life for the Crewe family on their smallholding in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Her family story is the story of the Poqo uprisings, forced removals, small town consumer boycotts, change and murder. The novel won the 1996 Bertram’s Literature of Africa Award.