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Fearful Odds
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,110. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013 by Pegasus Elliot Mackenzie Publishers Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is an autobiographical account of 23 years in the British South African Police Force.
Tricks of Trade - Memories of a Rogue Lawyer
Series: Legal Books, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 84,070. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
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.
The Old Man in the Bag and Other True Stories of Good Intentions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,490. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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.
Tales Told by the Son of Kenya
Price: $9.89 USD. Words: 37,410. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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 Rowan Tree
Price: Free! Words: 145,680. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
THE ROWAN TREE is an unflinching novel of ideas that reaches from the rebellious American '60s into humanity’s global future.
Death of a Black Star
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,010. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013 by Sakura Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
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.
Rivulets of Love in Africa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,770. Language: American English. Published: December 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African
Rivulets is a story of love and empowerment in Africa. In a small village deep in Eastern Africa, a young man stumbles into immense treasure. For years, he lived with it but never knew that it was there. He even drank it and took his cows to drink it, but never viewed it as treasure. It took a mango for Ocha, the young man to finally see the treasure for what it was.
Mistress of the Game
Price: Free! Words: 50,060. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Sarah Ankrah’s wedding to Phillip Arthur-Beck was a marriage of two cultures. Her Ghanaian family made sure it was loud and cheerful and his Canadian family made sure that it started on time! So far, they’ve lived through the challenges together, but there is one that just won’t go away. Only one person dares meet this challenge head on. And she’s only too willing to help…
Elephants: The Kings of the Land
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Elephants, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
Elephants are the largest animal that lives on land. They are HUGE! A male elephant can stand 12 feet (3.75 metres) tall at the shoulders. It can weigh up to 26,000 pounds (12,000 kg). That means one elephant can weigh as much as 13 small trucks! Elephants have four very strong legs. Their legs are like posts. Find out more about these huge animals in this 15-minute book!
Diana's Diary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,750. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the steamy jungles of colonial Africa, the search is on for a brother’s grave, a mother’s lost discoveries, a legendary treasure city, and a worthy mate.