Books tagged: africa

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Tales a Mermaid Told Me: The wicked Waziri
Pre-release—available November 18, 2017. Price: $3.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
In a long forgotten kingdom where the chief of the king's advisors was called the 'Wazir', there once was a king who was very proud of his son because he was hard working and everyone in the kingdom loved him.
Sub-Saharan Iditarod
Price: Free! Words: 34,790. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2017 by Lanzinger Studio. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
As a severely ill truck driver lies in a hospital bed in Africa, an untested 3-man team struggles to stop the epidemic that the driver has unwittingly spread. Carrying a new vaccine into remote villages spread across the African plain, and overcoming obstacles generated by both man and nature, can the team save the lives of others — as well as their own — before it’s too late?
Behind Enemy Lines and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,570. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Behind Enemy Lines is a collection of stories about ordinary people and anti-heroes dragged into a search for meaning in their lives – whether it is a simple search for identity and love, or a bigger struggle for Africa's political freedom. The canvas of their actions, motivations and circumstances is a Zimbabwe of the past, present and future. Humorous, acerbic, funny and tragic.
Whispers In The Wild
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,310. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: September 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Devotional
This one-month devotional, inspired by the author's love for the iconic Kruger National Park, is a refreshing journey of faith, humour and authenticity. It marks the author's reawakening after a decade-long writer's block, and documents beautiful inspirations, lessons and challenges from the wild. A treasure for both lovers of nature and animals. It has beautiful photos and a journal element too.
Nothing Matters
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
I selected from my jottings over the last three years and named the collection after a poem I wrote called nothing matters.I wrote Nothing Matters when I found myself desperately trying to say something or get something done about the death of 19 babies at the neonatal clinic at the University Hospital of the West Indies and the Cornwall Regional hospital in Jamaica.
The Triangle
You set the price! Words: 86,000. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A gripping tale of intrigue and war in precolonial Africa. Two young people -- Kalinda, a page in the court of the King of Buganda; and Nagawa, one of the king's beautiful young wives -- are swept up in conflict as missionaries, rival tribes and soldiers of fortune vie for power in what is now Uganda. Meticulously researched, this historical novel describes a pivotal moment in African history.
Jasara, Magic of the Zunobe People
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 21,050. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
“You will never see a picture of me in any of my books. If you are curious about how I look, just look in a mirror. If you have brown eyes, so do I. If your eyes are blue, mine are too. Whatever color of hair or skin you have, I promise that it matches mine. It doesn’t matter what we look like on the outside. It matters what is on the inside because that is where your true beauty lives.
The Sacred Will Of The People
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,860. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Tanzania was one of the poorest countries in the world when President Julius Nyerere introduced his socialism policy known as "ujamaa". During this time, the mass media was used to mobilize people to follow his policies. People were forced to live in community villages known as "ujamaa" villages. This persuasion was against the wills of the people which are sacred. Therefore, it failed.
La Dottoressa Stranamoressa
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 910. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2017. Categories: Essay » Political
“Ogni 24 mila baci le mutande debbono andare in lavatrice, la Boldrini ha scritto a Celentano.” “La Boldrini è trina perchè ci ha fatto un po di sconto." "Per curare l'impotenza che è mancanza di aggressività, subito la Boldrini alla Sanità" Passi di: Michelangelo Giuliani. “La Dottoressa Stranamoressa: Ogni 24 mila baci le mutande debbono andare in lavatrice, la Boldrini ha scritto a Celentano”.
My Mother's Land: Tales and Tastes of Liberia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,800. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
When her mother passes away, Dena sets out to Monrovia, Liberia, to uncover her mom’s pre-war life, in a post-war nation. What she finds is a country bursting with natural beauty and idiosyncrasies, feisty yet hospitable family members, dreary rainstorms and mouthwatering cuisine. She soon learns that life in Liberia involves a little bribery, a lot of laughs and a great deal of self-discovery.