Books tagged: africa

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Where the Road Leads
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 52,620. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
One woman's journey through love, loss and family drama in three countries.
Matika and the River Lion
Price: Free! Words: 93,290. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » African American fiction » General
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Matika, a young daughter of an affluent and prominent military general, is abandoned by her mother and separated from her siblings during the Lords Liberation Army’s raid. She escapes into the menacing jungles under the pursuit of a crazed colonel, who becomes obsessed with her emerging womanly beauty. Will Matika rise above the shadows of obsession, conspiracy, and bloodshed…
Murder is Just the Warning
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,270. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Murder in a park and a mob boss’ daughter is kidnapped. This is just a warning putting pressure on a jailed mobster to stop him grassing. An arrest is made and lively courtroom drama ensues. The lawyer and his PI try find the missing child. Action on South Africa’s Highveld and clashes with Zimbabwean poachers reaching a terrifying climax with an enraged Hippo in the remote Limpopo river.
The Afrikaans (Thomas Prescott 3)
Price: $3.99 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.
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.
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.
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.
In the Shade of the Mulberry Tree: A year in Zambia
Price: $3.99 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?
Breath of Africa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,920. 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.
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.