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Behind Enemy Lines and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,570. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Behind Enemy Lines is a collection of stories about ordinary people and anti-heroes dragged into a search for meaning in their lives – whether it is a simple search for identity and love, or a bigger struggle for Africa's political freedom. The canvas of their actions, motivations and circumstances is a Zimbabwe of the past, present and future. Humorous, acerbic, funny and tragic.
Whispers In The Wild
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,310. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: September 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Devotional
This one-month devotional, inspired by the author's love for the iconic Kruger National Park, is a refreshing journey of faith, humour and authenticity. It marks the author's reawakening after a decade-long writer's block, and documents beautiful inspirations, lessons and challenges from the wild. A treasure for both lovers of nature and animals. It has beautiful photos and a journal element too.
Nothing Matters
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
I selected from my jottings over the last three years and named the collection after a poem I wrote called nothing matters.I wrote Nothing Matters when I found myself desperately trying to say something or get something done about the death of 19 babies at the neonatal clinic at the University Hospital of the West Indies and the Cornwall Regional hospital in Jamaica.
The Triangle
You set the price! Words: 86,000. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A gripping tale of intrigue and war in precolonial Africa. Two young people -- Kalinda, a page in the court of the King of Buganda; and Nagawa, one of the king's beautiful young wives -- are swept up in conflict as missionaries, rival tribes and soldiers of fortune vie for power in what is now Uganda. Meticulously researched, this historical novel describes a pivotal moment in African history.
Jasara, Magic of the Zunobe People
Price: $5.99 $1.99 USD. (67% off!) Words: 21,050. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
“You will never see a picture of me in any of my books. If you are curious about how I look, just look in a mirror. If you have brown eyes, so do I. If your eyes are blue, mine are too. Whatever color of hair or skin you have, I promise that it matches mine. It doesn’t matter what we look like on the outside. It matters what is on the inside because that is where your true beauty lives.
The Sacred Will Of The People
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,860. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Tanzania was one of the poorest countries in the world when President Julius Nyerere introduced his socialism policy known as "ujamaa". During this time, the mass media was used to mobilize people to follow his policies. People were forced to live in community villages known as "ujamaa" villages. This persuasion was against the wills of the people which are sacred. Therefore, it failed.
La Dottoressa Stranamoressa
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 910. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2017. Categories: Essay » Political
“Ogni 24 mila baci le mutande debbono andare in lavatrice, la Boldrini ha scritto a Celentano.” “La Boldrini è trina perchè ci ha fatto un po di sconto." "Per curare l'impotenza che è mancanza di aggressività, subito la Boldrini alla Sanità" Passi di: Michelangelo Giuliani. “La Dottoressa Stranamoressa: Ogni 24 mila baci le mutande debbono andare in lavatrice, la Boldrini ha scritto a Celentano”.
My Mother's Land: Tales and Tastes of Liberia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,800. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
When her mother passes away, Dena sets out to Monrovia, Liberia, to uncover her mom’s pre-war life, in a post-war nation. What she finds is a country bursting with natural beauty and idiosyncrasies, feisty yet hospitable family members, dreary rainstorms and mouthwatering cuisine. She soon learns that life in Liberia involves a little bribery, a lot of laughs and a great deal of self-discovery.
Then She Was Born
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,510. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Then She Was Born is more than a novel. It’s an international human rights awareness campaign supported by eleven Nobel Peace Prize laureates, the Dalai Lama and Pope Francis. Based on an inconceivable reality for many in the world today, Then She Was Born combines the drama and redemption of Khaled Hosseini’s The Kite Runner with the spirituality of Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist.
Tahrir
Price: Free! Words: 86,520. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Literature » Literary
“Tahrir” is a historical novel about Egyptian revolution. It’s a story about people who strive for changes and protest against the authorities. Set in the midst of the struggle to overthrow Egyptian Dictator Hosni Mubarak, it speaks not just of the struggle for freedom, but of the many individual and very different lives that united to enable it.