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Book 24 - Streets paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,870. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first of these two short stories is the African version of the Sasquatch Legend. If the Sasquatch exists anywhere, the most likely place would be in Africa. The continent is ancient biologically speaking and relatively unexplored. The second story is about growing up in the wrong part of town. In Sarie October’s own words: she was born with a wooden spoon in her mouth. But she is a survivor.
Silent Tears
Price: Free! Words: 8,530. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Christian » Romance
‎Ireti Akinwunmi loves her boyfriend a lot, and she is sure he loves her, too. But when his affection leaves her with more tears than she bargained for,  she wonders if what they have is truly love. Will her tears ever dry?
Behind the Dazzle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,580. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Christian » General
Three female undergraduates are faced with different trials on campus and the need to make tough choices. They soon discover that every decision has a consequence, and each must bear the cost of her choice. It is an eye-opening and intriguing story about real people, real situations, real decisions and consequences.
Ring Rush
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,650. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » New adult
Sewa Akinmurewa, an undergraduate in her final year, has been waiting eagerly for the right guy to sweep her off her feet into a sweet, committed relationship with a ring sparkling like that of her roommate,Tomide. When she meets Demola, she desires him to fulfil a promised Scripture but Demola's promise of forever love comes with conditions.
The Call of Ciri
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,540. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2015 by Zayzee Writes. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
The Call of Ciri tells the story about the interwoven lives of four women and their relationship to the town of Ciri. One of them broke a vow which resulted in serious consequences not only for the indigenes of Ciri but also for the other three women who were oblivious of the existence of Ciri.
PORTRAIT OF AFRICA
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,500. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
The poet throws a keen spotlight on the beauty and romance of Africa that is hidden from the rest of the world by a biased media.
Book 23 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Nkosazana wins the lottery. Is this a blessing or a curse? Perhaps, it is a blessing in disguise as circumstances prevent her from spending the money. The second story is loosely based on the events leading up to the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879. The narrator is a tree in whose shadow the British gave the Zulu Kingdom an ultimatum. The story is written in the style of a Zulu “Praise Singer”.
Alila - The Pretty Girl
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015 by Collectors' Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Amaka is a girl that is pretty almost beyond belief, but her attitude and the way she treats others leave a lot to be desired. Amaka finally realizes that prettiness alone does not guarantee a fulfillment of every dream.
11 Short Stories for Kids and Adults
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 14,660. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales
Stories have been passed on from the older to the younger generations, mostly to inculcate good values in life such as honesty, courage, hard work, respect and humility, among others. In all the eleven short stories in this collection, I strived to do the same.
The South African Cross
Price: $9.40 USD. Words: 86,520. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015 by Editions Dedicaces. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
We cannot live in fear of tomorrow in South Africa. We must not make this nation look like a country sitting in a keg of gun powder on top of an active volcano. Together we shall make a better life for all South Africans in the common bonds that hold us together as a people.