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La última ruta
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 34,670. Language: Spanish. Published: July 25, 2012 by Fernando Trujillo. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Adventure » General
Amath es un niño senegalés que ha perdido una pierna en un trágico accidente. Obligado por las circunstancias, emprenderá un peligroso camino sin retorno en pos de sus sueños, con la única compañía de su anciano abuelo. Juntos afrontarán una gran aventura camino a Dakar, en la que tendrán que enfrentarse a su propio pasado para alcanzar su destino. Un viaje trepidante, un desafío, un secreto…
Di armadilli e charango...
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 27,900. Language: Italian. Published: July 25, 2012 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Short Stories
Il charango è uno strumento sudamericano. Questo ci porterebbe facilmente a pensare che questi racconti siano in qualche modo legati ai paesi latinoamericani. Ma saremmo in errore. Perlomeno in parte. I racconti sono ambientati in diverse parti del mondo: dal Ticino al sudamerica, dall’africa ai balcani, ecc. Sono storie vere, crude, storie che fanno riflettere.
Catacombs
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 144,800. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Deep within the volcanic rock of Mt. Kilamanjaro lie the Catacombs, the enormous hidden burial caves of a vanished African society more sophisticated and technologically advanced than ours. A civilization that has left the formula for present-day domination by a world power etched into blood-red diamonds--the rarest gemstones known.
Leap: An African Adventure
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,580. Language: American English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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Sarah sets off to test her mettle with three months of solo travel in Africa, but her plan is derailed when she meets Heath, a traveler on a motorcycle. She hops on the back to explore Africa in a new way, and together the friends battle malaria, snakes, and homicidal bus drivers. But the true adventure begins when Sarah leaves the comfort of Heath's friendship to venture out on her own.
Requiem for the Damned
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,020. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Requiem for the Damned is a fast paced tale of espionage, combat, terrorism, and political warfare in the Heart of Africa. There is a war going on--a new cold war--and the prize is domination of the world's natural resources: oil, strategic metals, and, above all, human beings. It is a story grounded in the awful truth of today's world, where there are simply no limits.
Heavy and Light Tales 2012
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,700. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Thirteen stories, 35,000 words. Themes of life and death, love and war, and how we adapt. This is an updated edition of my 2006 short story book, with some new stories and some old ones left out. 'Hunting Elephant' from the old book is now included as a fireside tale told by a character in 'In the Valley'the longest story.
African Expectations: Musings from Where I Stand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,070. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Essay » Political
African Expectations is a collection of essays about how political, economic, and socio-cultural issues retard Africa’s development and how the most important factor for this failure is the lack of good leadership. The book offers tentative solutions to some of the most pressing issues of our times based on the author’s worldview and life experiences.
Horizon Fever - Explorer A E Filby's Own Account of His Extraordinary Expedition Through Africa, 1931 - 1935
Price: $3.35 USD. Words: 69,970. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012 by Ant Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Proclaimed "the World's most travelled motorist", my Uncle Archie undertook some breathtaking expeditions, including this 37,000 mile journey from London to Cape Town and back. Encountering pygmies, big game, missionaries and much more, this is an honest, colourful, often shocking account.
Kingsley Calendar's Experiment in the Field
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,530. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Horror » General
A determined billionaire takes people from refugee camps in the poorest areas around the globe and brings them to the U.S. to live in a grand humanitarian experiment that finds him strung from a tree, bloodied by the Taliban, haunted by an albino African witch then kidnapped by a homeless man with a tattoo on his butt that reads 'No Embalming'.
On the Footprints of the Ghost Clinique
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,610. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012 by Florin Alexandru Radu. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
ON THE FOOTPRINTS OF THE GHOST CLINIQUE is, above all, a social novel. It is constructed with the style of a crime novel, to facilitate the public access towards a more digestible literary type of fiction. The majority of the characters are marked by an immense social trauma.