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From Wrongs to Gay Rights: Cruelty and Change for LGBT People in an Uncertain World
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,670. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Social Issues
In a world where 76+ countries still have laws against homosexuality, a same-sex kiss can lead to a prison sentence or even death. In those countries, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people face arrest for loving the wrong people. Here, in their own words, activists tell what’s going on.
Breath of Africa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,670. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Thirty years of Kenya's recent history unfold through the lives of Caroline, a privileged woman from the highlands, and Charles Ondiek, a farm labourer with dreams of an Oxford education.

 Charles’s love for Teresa, daughter of a hated farmer, leads to a drama of terror fuelled by Mau Mau oath administrator, Mwangi. Against the backdrop of Kenya’s beautiful desert, the curse is finally broken.
In the Shade of the Mulberry Tree: A year in Zambia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,120. Language: British English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Moving to Africa with two young children was not what Catharine had planned to do with her life, particularly given her fear of malaria and tropical diseases. But following her husband to Zambia, she contends with poverty and potholes, motherhood and mosquitoes, and is variously rescued by goats, nuts, lavender and Sherry. Could she ever come to call this home?
State Building In Africa: A Comparative Study of South Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
With the impetus of industrialization and the eruption of global economies, the growing disparity between poor and wealthy nations has impelled political scientists to ask why some nations are caused to prosper and others doomed to fail. That is, to investigate what inherent or developed factors determine the political, economic, and social realities of the world.
The Egg Breakers - Counter-Terrorism in Sub Saharan Africa
Series: Legal Books, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 91,340. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » History » Africa
It is not generally known that Sub Saharan Africa has a long tradition of successful counter-terrorism operations. During the 1950's to 1989 many operations took place in Colonial Kenya, Rhodesia and Apartheid South Africa. This book is not fiction and read in Military Academies of 5 countries. It also warns on the lack of good intelligence on the War of Terror in Sub Saharan Africa.
Joy: A Treasure Protector Story
Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by LiteViBooks. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Anna is excited about turning nine and getting her birthday wish. What she does not expect is to have a dream where she meets a real live princess. Anna goes to sleep and wakes up in a new world where she meets the one trusted to protect one of the world's most precious treasures.
Marrakesch Städtetour
Series: Städtetour. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 960. Language: German. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Spazieren Sie durch die wichtigsten und ehemalige Kaiserstadt in Marokko, wie die “rote Stadt” bekannt. Marrakesch ist die Hauptstadt der Mitte der südwestlichen Wirtschaftsregion Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz, nahe den Ausläufern der schneebedeckten Berge des Atlas-Gebirge.
Afrik Tales
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Fairy tales and fables
Short Stories from Africa.
Lumba
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,300. Language: American English. Published: March 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
The US and the UK suspects Lumba is the location for a nuclear complex. Lumba much like Iran is approximately the same size. The similarities are that they are both trying to develop nuclear weapons. Mombassa is the closest neighboring island and they are planning to bomb Lumba’s enrichment facility. Lumba terrorist leader, Tjaas, thinks he is another Bin Laden.
The Afrikaans (Thomas Prescott 3)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,010. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Intimate in scale, but grandly outfitted, the luxury cruise liner 'The Afrikaans' hosts no more than 208 pampered guests, among them; former FBI contract agent Thomas Prescott. When the ship is overtaken by African pirates who are demanding the U.S. send AIDS relief to a small Zulu village in South Africa, it is up to Prescott to keep the 400 hostages alive.