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Poverty and Promise: One Volunteer's Experience of Kenya
By Cindi Brown
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 122,080. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
Author Cindi Brown sold everything to volunteer in Africa. With only her skills and desire to assist others, Brown hit Kenya hard... and then Kenya hit back. Follow Brown's setbacks and victories while getting an insider's view of Barack Obama's Luo homeland, polygamy, cycling past Cape Buffalo, floating past hippos, Sikh weddings, and Luo burials. Book proceeds train Africa's future leaders.
Remembering Names: Reflections from Kenya
By Andrew Kooman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,650. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
Andrew Kooman reflects on his time in Kenya while a member of the crew filming E for Everyone: The Mouse and the Elephant. With moving passages of his time in areas of Kenya affected by AIDs and drought, Andrew gives a behind the scenes look of the film that has inspired people around the world.
Deadly Medicine
By Ben Williams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,750. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2010. Category: Fiction
Helen, an industrial spy, is the epitome of evolutionary perfection. She has stunning looks, a sharp intellect, and just about every gene in her body is selfish. She has concluded that Darwin’s theory gives humans carte blanche to behave as their natures drive them. She has been told to protect a secret, one which Ben Willams is seeking to uncover. If you like pageturners, you'll love this.
The Giving Festival
By Cindi Brown
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2010. Category: Fiction
It’s summertime and Dylan and his friends are dismayed to spend their days with the odd Mrs. Ticklepenny, until she helps them throw a Giving Festival. The children use the money to donate animals to Fridah and her classmates in Kenya. What begins as a bad summer turns into a summer Dylan's friends will never forget. Readers meet the real children of Kenya. Authors proceeds to benefit Kenyans.
The Iron Snake
By John Gaudet
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,410. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2011 by Brandylane Publishers. Category: Fiction
It's 1897, a period marred by unrest in colonial Africa. Back in Britain, stories abound about the wild nature of the African railroad line. The tabloid term, 'Lunatic Express,' seems to fit. Join the spirited Alice McConnell, the Honorable Geoffrey Stanford and a host of fascinating characters as they witness Africa's first steps into the modern era and the transformation of their own lives.
Stadt der Fremden
By Martin Auer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,050. Language: German. Published: February 4, 2011. Category: Fiction
Ein österreichischer Dichter auf Lesetour verwickelt sich in kenianische Korruptionsaffären. Er stolpert über Leichen, verliebt sich unglücklich, schläft mit dem falschen Frauen und wird das Gefühl nicht los, dass er als einziger nicht weiß, was gespielt wird. "Ein trauriger Roman, aber auch ein engagierter." Sabine E. Selzer, literaturhaus.at Erstausgabe 2003 Mandelbaum Verlag Wien
Please Sir, there's a snake in the art room
By Keith Geddes
Price: $1.65 USD. Words: 77,250. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Category: Fiction
When bachelor Tom Thorne is appointed as Headmaster of a West London Prep School he has to contend with pushy parents and eccentric and rebellious teachers. Add in School Inspectors, Governors and dubious rugby referees and Tom soon realises that he will really have to be on his toes to survive. Close encounters with single mum Anita in the school darkroom – and elsewhere – develop.
Charles Waverly and the Deadly African Safari
By Anna D. Allen
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 31,100. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Fiction
1911. East Africa. Charles Waverly's cursed father will die when the rains come if Charles doesn't find the wiseman who can cure him. But that wiseman lives beyond the mythical Mountains of the Moon. Traversing the wilds of Africa alone is bad enough, but when lions begin stalking Charles.... Ages 10 and up with no upper limit. Family friendly and adult friendly, too.
Of Songs and love
By Dora Okeyo
Price: Free! Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Category: Fiction
Faith and Sam are the best of friends. He is a journalist and she is a Bank teller. He's loved her for over five years, but Faith has only loved one man-Bellamy. Her heart has never been open to Sam, and he tells her how he feels-just like Daughtry. Each song has a meaning and a time. He uses music to reach out to her and she finds the strength to move on because of that.
Malachite: A Journey in Africa
By Paul Marketos
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,250. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
No bribes! With this approach to driving a 30 year old Bedford truck across Africa, a very eventful 7 months unfolds. Malachite is an enthralling account of an overland journey from Cape Town to London, across the length of Africa. Written in a deeply personal style, the book takes the reader not only into the wilds of the central African jungle and the Sahara, but into the wilder group dynamics.