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When You Come Again, You Will Never Go
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012 by Unlikely Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Essay » Political
The winner of the WRITE REAL GOOD Poetry Chapbook Contest (conducted in 2010): Andreas Morgner's manuscript, When You Come Again, You Will Never Go. It's a long manuscript--its twenty-three poems are detailed and complex--and in the process of forming it into a book, we found it appropriate to include a number of journalistic photographs, especially from Ed Kashi.
Karamojo Bell
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Walter "Karamojo" Bell spent half his life hunting in Africa, and made a fortune from the ivory trade.
State Building In Africa: A Comparative Study of South Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
With the impetus of industrialization and the eruption of global economies, the growing disparity between poor and wealthy nations has impelled political scientists to ask why some nations are caused to prosper and others doomed to fail. That is, to investigate what inherent or developed factors determine the political, economic, and social realities of the world.
Mask of Mitwaba
Price: Free! Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
Shop lifting might be the typical pass time for many teens like Brook, but her best friend Megan is the one taking all the risks when they boost unclaimed luggage at BWI. Now the girls lift a piece from the Congo that lays its own claims.
The Devil in The Sky
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,580. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Danny Blake, an American security advisor for the African mining industry, is following a fraud suspect to Nairobi when their aircraft is hijacked. Following an on-board gun battle, the plane crashes into a remote jungle, hundreds of miles off course. While the survivors struggle against the elements, more sinister groups are out for blood.
Silhouette of the Sun
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,450. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Silhouette of the Sun is a multigenerational story of three women. It depicts their lives as they navigate through love relationships in pursuit of independence and shows how their love transcends this life into the next.
A Bucket of Warm Water
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,500. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A small village in Central Africa which promised adventure lured us from Canada. Flying medavac flights over uncharted jungle and teaching English to highly motivated teenagers - what could be better? The promise was fulfilled and much much more. But at the end, deep in the jungle, we were saved by the very people we had come to help.
Into Darkness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,450. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Once again Sue and Sam are safe but now Sam starts to explain that the Changels are not the only force at work trying to influence humanity's destiny. The shadowy alien infiltrator group, the Bruderschaft, are single-minded and utterly ruthless in using humanity for their purpose. But to find out how they tracked the Changels down Sam must confront them.
Eyelids of the Morning
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,920. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Two brothers, pulled away from everything they know and into the heart of the Congo River Basin, make the discovery of a millennium. Ethan and Rory's uncle believes there are dinosaurs in the Congo, and he is on a mission of discovery. But with discovery will come sacrifice as well as the chance to restore what has been in chaos.
Africa Lives in My Soul: Responses to an African Childhood
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 71,340. Language: American English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
How do missionary kids really feel about growing up in Africa? This heartfelt book exposes their raw feelings about their childhoods in Angola and Congo from the 1930s to the 1960s. Variously called third culture kids, global nomads, or MKs, we share an overwhelming love for Africa along with a lifelong sense of not belonging in North America.