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Slavery: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 181,440. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
A frank and open look at the situation of slavery as it existed in the world since mankind began its existance and a close examination of slavery as it exists in the 21st Century.
Physics for Poets
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,560. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Charl spends the remainder of the steamy school holidays seeking out drinking crèches, oblivious to the relationship disintegrating in front of him. On Christmas day in South Africa’s surfer town, Durban he summons the dead, and with a kiss in a cemetery seals his fate. When he meets the girl of his dreams her games force him to make choices and face the family secret his lies have kept him safe
Africa Guide to Business 2012
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 16,110. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » New business enterprises, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Motivational
The Association of African Entrepreneurs has attempted to pen down details of each country in Africa, vis-a-vis business prospects in each country. With a copious amount of information on the available resources, the economic status, the risks and ideal ventures in each country in Africa, the book is the quintessential guide for anyone intending to start any business in any part of Africa.
Catching Butterflies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,950. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Two young girls will change each other’s lives forever. One has no future to dream about, the other has no past to remember. In this moving drama of friendship, Lile Yusuf and Ronke Adams forcefully confront us with some disturbing truths about ourselves.
A Mother's Love
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012 by Blue Shark Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Gasira is a chimp taken from the wild when she was a baby and gifted with human intelligence. Now an adolescent, she’s asking about the one topic no one ever talks about. Mothers. Desperate to know about her real mother she works with a pair of madcap orangs to steal her file. Only the plan blows up in her face, leading to a courtroom drama that places the idea of uplift itself on trial.
Eden's Creature
Price: Free! Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Journalist Nora Blake travels to the edge of Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania, to discover the mysteries surrounding the death of dozens of Maasai tribes-people. The locals claim that the crater is the original location of Eden... but perhaps not all the original occupants of Paradise have left. Perhaps one still remains.
Public Key
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 103,530. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Adventure » General
PUBLIC KEY is the story of a recent college graduate on the run. He tried to help someone. Now there’s a price on his head. He must work to establish his innocence. He just has to make sure he isn’t caught before he does. All he has are his wits and his laptop. Fortunately he’s pretty good with both.
Revenge is a Killer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,760. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Set in 2007 in Zimbabwe with the back drop of political plunder; where kidnap, torture and killings are routine acts. Murder is on the menu carried out by a government hit squad and develops into a multi-national hostage kidnap situation. This fast moving thrilling adventure races across Africa, through three countries, creating a trail of murder and destruction. It rapidly escalates
Not Doing That Again...
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 68,150. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This is a humorous account of the many adventures of a small businessman from England who gets the idea that exporting his goods to exotic places is the way to get rich and see the world at the same time, with helpful tips on how to avoid some of the pitfalls doing business abroad. The stories are all true. The sad thing is that the author ha never owned a camera...
One Year Under Weeping Mountain
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,810. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A year in Africa as a volunteer teacher. The vision draws Richard Stokes, a young man just out of university, to escape. Fed up of his drab life in Britain of the 80s and filled with dreams, he finds them somewhat dashed in the harshness and beauty of his new posting. Grandeur and tragedy seem intertwined in Batsaola, a southern African country still scarred by a bitter independence struggle.