Books tagged: khartoum

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Notes Towards a Fatalist Theory of Decapitation
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,360. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
This quirky, brief historical fiction retells the life of Major-General Charles "Chinese" Gordon -- best-known for stubbornly ignoring orders and dying at Khartoum in 1885 in a quixotic effort to resist Muslim rebels. A charismatic religious crank and do-gooder, Gordon gained distinction leading the Ever Victorious Army against Christ's Younger Brother in China during the Taiping Rebellion.
Storm Over Khartoum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,220. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
1884: Deep in the Sudan, the British are in a frantic bid to save Gordon of Khartoum, from the Mahdi’s fanatic army. Teenage brothers Edgar and Rupert Clinton, twins divided by a woman’s greed, unravel a past crime that threatens their futures. Separated by events, they are thrown into desperate adventures as the conflict rages. Both find Muslim allies willing to risk all to see them through.
Avenging Khartoum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,730. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
1896—In the heart of the Sudan, as the British struggle to free Khartoum from fanatic Dervishes, one young man promises his dying mother to seek the truth of his long-lost father’s fate. Born and raised in Cairo, fluent in native languages, Gregory is pitched into the heat of war as an interpreter, and through battle unravels a tragic and life-changing mystery with its roots in far away England.
Atomic Gold
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,680. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
The reader is thrust headlong into Logan Bechard's perilous exploits, as the brilliant young geologist fights to save the world from a terrifying communist regime bent on world domination. A masterful blend of high-stakes action and poignant real world issues like dwindling fossil fuels and the justice and equality movement fighting for south Sudan’s independence against Khartoum’s Islamic state.
Emily Taylor - The Slave Girl
Series: Emily Taylor, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 14,750. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » General
Emily is sold to Abdullah, a dodgy wheeler-dealer and slave trader. As the elevator jerks its way up to his seedy, thirteenth floor penthouse apartment she has a strong feeling of impending doom. She should have run away when she had the chance... This is a short book covering a brief, but dark period in Emily's childhood. Suitable for readers 14 years and over
The Resurrection of Osama bin Laden: A Novella
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,250. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The author goes to Vegas to cover a Conference for Young Conservatives, but it’s a bust. He instead gets wrapped up in a much larger story, one that could bring down the presidency. Osama bin Laden is still alive. The author and his editor pick up the trail on the Vegas Strip, fend off rivals from Fox News, outmaneuver rogue agents of the CIA, and follow their leads to the outskirts of Khartoum.