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Dust of the Danakil
Series: African Memoir, Book 4. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,860. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
A gripping memoir of the 1974 humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia, Dust of the Danakil is a true story of an ill-conceived project in the violent, drought-stricken Danakil region. The author, sent by UK government pen-pushers to harness seasonal flood water and turn the notoriously aggressive Afar herdsmen into farmers, discovered a hostile environment that almost cost him him his life.
The Winter Deception ( A Nick Winter Spy Thriller)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,670. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: June 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
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A cell phone trader is killed on a steamy Friday night in Mumbai. A beautiful tennis star is brutally attacked and tortured in Cape Town. And someone is out to kill Winter with a deadly Sikh cultural weapon. Sent to India to find an Al Qaeda terrorist, Winter looked forward to an easy payday, short skirts at the tennis, and international cricket. Introducing Nick Winter, former MI6 consultant.
Life at African Bible University
Price: Free! Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This Book is a life I experienced while at African Bible University. It has pictures that show you how life can be enjoyable for students.
The Road to Zimbabwe
Price: $7.77 USD. Words: 74,220. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
This is the story of Zimbabwe - told as a series of dramatized adventures interspersed with just a little history. It covers the period from 1190 AD to the current year, 2013. Told in 3 parts, Zambezia, takes us to around 1900; Rhodesia, to 1980, and Zimbabwe to the present day, 2013.
The Rivers of Good Portent
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 99,430. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
In 1608 two African princes went to live with a Portuguese family in the town of Tete on the Zambezi River. This is their story, also that of the lost Mines of Chikova, one of Africa's abiding mysteries, told against the backdrop of a wild and beautiful continent at war. The tales is told both by the princes themselves, and by those they met on their amazing journey.
The Safari Photographer: A Practical Guide For The Amateur Photographer On An African Safari Vacation
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,840. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
This book is written for amateur photographers planning an African safari vacation. It focuses on taking quality photographs in the challenging environment of a typical tourist safari. Practical solutions are presented for taking high quality wildlife photos with hand-held long range telephoto lenses while traveling over rough, hot, dusty roads in Land Rover vehicles shared with other tourists.
Major Meerkat To The Rescue
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 8,410. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Mama Ostrich gets into some trouble in the savannah and none of the animals seem to be able to help her; except for Major Meerkat! Follow the adventures of Mama Ostrich and Major Meerkat as they tackle a serious crisis in the savannah! Adapted from folk tales from Southern and Eastern Africa.
Ride the Wings of Morning: Letters to and from Africa
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,510. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A conventional English girl arrived in South Africa, to help a friend run horseback safaris on a game reserve in the Northern Transvaal. It was 1992. There were yellow road signs declaring "Dit is die Volkstaat". Sophie had heard of "biltong" but knew nothing of Afrikaans culture.
From Laptop to Mountaintop
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 84,350. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
This is a tale of my trip around the world. I have seen things that I haven't seen before, and explored places that I haven't ventured. I hope that these stories will inspire those who have longed to travel and go on expeditions but couldn't to explore the uncharted land called our world.
Zoe the Zebra
Series: World Adventurers for Kids, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Africa
The third book in the World Adventurers for Kids Series, “Zoe the Zebra” is an illustrated picture book that teaches children about bullying. A young zebra named Zoe who lives in the African bush joins forces with her friends Emma the Impala, Barry the Baboon, and other animals to protect their friend Wally the Warthog from a pack of bullying hyenas. Can they help him and stop the bullying?