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Death of a Black Star
By Sharday Cage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,010. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013 by Sakura Publishing. Category: Fiction
Drawing from her African heritage and pulling from her Chicagoan upbringing, Sharday provides passionate prose and rhymes about what it's like to be black and living in America while having dreams of Africa. Along with this, her words debate what it means to be troubled by life, to be inspired by love, and most of all, to shine bright as a black star.
The Rowan Tree
By Robert W. Fuller
Price: Free! Words: 145,660. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Fiction
THE ROWAN TREE is an unflinching novel of ideas that reaches from the rebellious American '60s into humanity’s global future.
Tales Told by the Son of Kenya
By Aggrey Sambay
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 37,260. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Fiction
Fiction book based around Kenya’s politics in which prominent members of parliament set up plants to manufacture genetically modified agricultural products and drugs for sale on the black market. Only one person was able to investigate the crime going on. During this struggle, there were many killings, betrayals, exile, bloodshed, assassination, scum, romance and one story leads to many tales
The Old Man in the Bag and Other True Stories of Good Intentions
By Ted Wells
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,490. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
This collection of true short stories (with old photographs and letters) is about a young American couple who spend two years in a tiny village of grass huts helping very poor Ethiopian farmers establish a new town in the lowland jungle of Ethiopia’s Rift Valley. The stories are about how life choices are never black and white and even selfless good intentions can sometime have a serious downside.
Tricks of Trade - Memories of a Rogue Lawyer
By Jacobus Kotze
Price: Free! Words: 86,170. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
The author said in his other book Mean Streets -Life in the Apartheid Police "that it is never good advice to see a lawyer for they are only good at taking your money and give long boring explanations on why you do not see tangible results for your case." It cannot be denied that hard working honest folk is scammed every day. This book is about the scams encountered by his clients in Africa.
Fearful Odds
By Dave Tippetts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,110. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013 by E-Books Publisher. Category: Nonfiction
This is an autobiographical account of 23 years in the British South African Police Force.
African Sketches 2nd Edition
By Njabulo Moyo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Fiction
The extracts from the second edition contain fresh produce from the heart of this fast growing poetic calabash whose style of writing is uniquely contemporary, cross- cultural with a touch of motivation that not only speaks to your heart but engages and captivates one to continue reading
Последняя шхуна в Африку
By Alexander Dolgunin
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 15,160. Language: Russian. Published: January 29, 2013 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Fiction
Колония викингов в Гренландии ушла в небытие. Двое голландцев неопределённой сословной и расовой принадлежности отправляются расследовать обстоятельства её исчезновения. Среди рассеянных по южному побережью острова инуитов им попадается необычная скандинавская девушка и подбивает их на полный опасностей и неожиданностей океанский вояж, в котором каждый из них что-то обретает, но не обязательно име
The Zulu Wars - A Brief History
By Andrew Knight
Series: A Brief History, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2013 by UK Independent Publishers. Category: Nonfiction
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.
Your Worst Enemy
By Jacobus Kotze
Price: Free! Words: 76,420. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
This book is about the scandalous way defaulters are treated by their banksters (your worst enemy) once they fall on hard times and cannot pay their installments anymore. There are many legal rights which offer good protection against this abuse and this book explains them all in clear non-legalese English. Based on cases he dealt with in the past 15 years this is not fiction.