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Houses in Africa
By Alma Alexander
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,780. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
When I was 10, I was taken from my quiet, safe corner of old Europe and deposited into an exotic new world. Africa, at once breathtaking and soul-destroying, from the snow-capped mountains and teeming game plains of Kenya and Tanzania to the haunted hunger-stalked dustbowls of Ethiopia and the Sudan – the hideous and the magnificent have always gone hand in hand there.
Redefining Business in the New Africa
By Lauri Elliott
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,950. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011 by Conceptualee Publishing. Category: Nonfiction
2001-2010 proved to be a transitional decade for Africa, ushering in a new image and status for the continent. Africa began to show it was truly shaking the shackles of its colonial and chaotic past. Now that the New Africa has arrived, what does that mean? And, what does it mean for business?
A Senseless Act of Beauty
By John B. Rosenman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,320. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction
Aaron Okonkwo, a Nigerian bio-botanist, travels to Viridis, an exotic world filled with scientific wonders left by a godlike race. He is ensnared by the delectable, deadly beauty of Nightsong, an enchanting alien female. When the Confederation sends 200 ships to conquer Viridis for its boundless resources, just as the Europeans once did in Africa. Can he prevent history from repeating itself?
A Visitor Calls
By Vic Papp
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,330. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2011 by Red Willow Publishing. Category: Fiction
Who can resist the allure of the adventure of a lifetime. Against the backdrop of civil and regional wars, massive poverty, civil unrest, and much distrust amongst neighboring nations, one man still manages to discover and then satisfy his thirst for adventure by merely keeping his wits about him and reading from the scripted page.
La notte dei gorilla
By Federico Bini
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,660. Language: Italian. Published: March 1, 2011. Category: Fiction
Quale segreto una multinazionale farmaceutica vuole rubare ai gorilla? E fino a che punto è disposta a spingersi con le sue ricerche? Nel cuore dell'Africa un virus misterioso crea un ponte mortale tra uomini e animali. Per la primatologa Anna Cheli è una lotta contro il tempo e contro il suo passato.
Airholes
By George Page III
Price: Free! Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2011. Category: Fiction
An ancient city is unearthed at a archaeological dig in Africa, seemingly the oldest in human history. The latest in imaging technology revealed structures and streets deep underground. Nothing, though, could detect the repercussions once all was unearthed.
Blind Curve And Other Stories Light And Dark
By Dave Donelson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,080. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011. Category: Fiction
Twelve-year-old boys who play in an alley—-with a ten-year-old girl. A curly-tailed puppy whose eyes are curiously knowing. An upstanding Ugandan villager who weighs the rewards—-and consequences-—of a family business decision. Each seems as innocent as a newborn kitten that might give you a lick--and a nasty little lymph node infection. Fifteen short stories plus excerpts from two novels.
The God Virus
By J E Murphy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 142,860. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Category: Fiction
An ancient virus is turning animals into people and people into monsters. Two romantically inclined mutants lead a pack of transforming pilgrims from Miami across Africa to Rome. Their two-fold purpose: stop the cure for the disease that created them, and get the Pope's OK for non-humans to marry.
A King-Size Bed, A Silk Tree & a Fry Pan
By Phyllis Porter Dolislager
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,870. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Love, faith, humor, and drama of a family. Stories of trusting God, helping others, as well as struggles faced, make this book meaningful to all who read it. Touching, real, and brutally honest. This book is not for people looking only for the “sunny-side” of life, but for those searching for meaning regardless of the emotional challenges that present themselves.
El Circo
By Elizabeth Vivero
Price: $5.60 USD. Words: 50,980. Language: Spanish. Published: March 9, 2011 by Emooby. Category: Fiction
Siete generaciones de mujeres, siete momentos distintos que se entrelazan en este recorrido que inicia en el siglo XVIII en África hasta llegar al siglo XXI en Guadalajara, México. Sus historias, testigos mudos de acontecimientos varios, desembocan finalmente en la pérdida del legado ancestral de la familia de comunicarse con el más allá.