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The Blasphemous Manuscript of Timbuktu
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,490. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014 by booksmango. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
An unscrupulous veteran freelance American war correspondent arrives in Mali to cover the fanatic spree of the Islamists willing to impose their sharia law. Someone will offer him an ancient manuscript with an explosive content. He will realize though that he is there neither for the war nor for the scoop.
How The Leopards Lost Their Stripes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A 'Factional' (based on fact and fictiion) story about the cats of Africa and how the Leopards lost their stripes Suitable for children from 3years and upwards.
The Spear
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Kanu Ashanti wanted to never return to his homeland. But a deal is a deal. When he returns to his African homeland, he finds a burnt out wasteland. His family is dead, his friends are lost and his entire country is in danger. A strange woman appears and Kanu finds his destiny changed forever, all because of a simple sagai, a strange spear unlike any ever seen.
Meet the Giraffe: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers
Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Mammals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
The giraffe is the tallest animal alive today. A male giraffe can be taller than a two-story house! Giraffes look a bit like a horse with a very long neck and long legs. Their front legs are longer than their back legs. That is why their back slopes down toward their rump. This shorter version of "Giraffes: Long-Necked Wonders" is for early readers. Ages 5-8.
Africa Overland
Price: Free! Words: 46,760. Language: Australian English. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
This is the tale of an adventurous Australian who in 1971 set out to explore the wilds and depths of Africa overland. The first part of the journey is Trans Africa from London to Jo’Burg via a 4WD converted army truck. The second relates stories of living in apartheid South Africa and the third describes hitchhiking from Jo’Burg to Nairobi before flying back to London.
African Revenge
Series: Lance Weber, 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,310. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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"Mr McCoy gets on with the job of telling us exactly what it is like in the Heart of Darkness. He has the soldier's eye for terrain and the soldier's eye for character. This has the ring of truth." — John Braine, author of “Room at the Top”, in the Sunday Telegraph AFRICAN REVENGE is the hyper-shock tale of a deadly crocodile hunt traversing the face of Africa like a moving small-scale war.
Southern Crosses: An African Ghost Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,020. Language: American English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
2012 International Book Awards Finalist...Southern Crosses: An African Ghost Story captures the early period in Apartheid South Africa and traces the lives of a family that were forever changed during a horrible massacre. Now fifty years later, an American diplomat must embark on her own internal search for reason and faith to save the family once again.
Ten Dark Enchantments
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,280. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014 by Twice Told Tales II. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
In these ten powerful stories, Daniel Robichaud reveals himself to be a masterful storyteller, finding surreal, magical, and moving touches in the world we know and the world to come.
Travels on Seven Continents
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is a collection of travel articles by wellknown author Helen Krasner. Destinations covered are on all seven continents, and include Norway, Madeira, Cape Verde, Mongolia, Tibet, Afghanistan, Australia and Antarctica. Helen's means of travel encompassed hitchhiking, buses, trains, various types of boats, and even flying her own private plane. This book should interest all who love travel.
The Unlikely Missionary
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 85,510. Language: American English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Sorority girl finds God and answers call to mission field in Africa. Katherine leaves behind a stunned family and fiancé to enter the dynamic world of expatriates. Bush living is tough, but the real challenge is accepting God's forgiveness...and breaking off her engagement.