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Echoes of the Ashanti Empire Part 1
Price: $3.30 USD. Words: 15,360. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This research publication is the part one in a series about the Ashanti people, Kingdom and Empire. This research publication examines the origins of the Ashanti people of modern-day Ghana (formerly known as the Gold Coast). This research publication also examines the origins of the Ashanti Kingdom and the powerful Empire.
From Wrongs to Gay Rights: Cruelty and Change for LGBT People in an Uncertain World
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,670. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Social Issues
In a world where 76+ countries still have laws against homosexuality, a same-sex kiss can lead to a prison sentence or even death. In those countries, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people face arrest for loving the wrong people. Here, in their own words, activists tell what’s going on.
Bewaji's Ankara Adventures: A Novella (The Aso-Ebi Chronicles, Part 1)
Series: The Aso-Ebi Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,330. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Bewaji is a 24-year old woman who is hired to investigate a strange case involving an American woman romantically involved with a man living in Nigeria. The presumption is that the woman is a victim of one of the popular "romance scams." Will her suspicions be proven right?
Losing My Religion
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,350. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » African American fiction » General
Fẹmi Fatoyinbo lived the Yoruba tribe’s religion and culture amid political upheaval preceding the Nigerian civil war. When Fẹmi moved to Canada, and then America, he experienced a world of culture, relationship and expectations that clashed with his traditional ways. This is the gripping story of Fẹmi’s quest to maintain his identity.
Desert Escape
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,710. Language: Australian English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » General
A gripping tale of surprise and intrigue set in the harsh remote Saharan Desert and Central Africa amidst the uncertainty of both North and Central African political upheaval.
The Yam Po Club
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,390. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Africa
Boarding school – a painful rite of passage which remains forever etched in memories long after the days of confinement are over. At least that’s the impression Onyebuchi has been given by her older brother. The Yam Po Club is a coming of age story about a group of girls who defy the odds to form a lasting friendship and survive the many trials of boarding school life.
Romance of the Regions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,420. Language: British English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A Nigerian story that handles its three major regional identities with a very forceful bluntness. The unfolding tale takes a detached, yet associated view of three main characters. The narration lumps up the entire imagery of the three main Nigeria tribes and factions into these three characters. The nature of the intricate romance that plays out shows the appropriate immediate Nigerian situation
Breasts of Doom
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,770. Language: British English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is probably the saddest story ever, with a somewhat touching folded ending. It tells of a nameless newly married village girl, coerced into coming to the city with her husband to do menial work during the dry season. In a quick successive sequence of unending cruel happenings, she literally lives the life of her country.
Bleeding Petals
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Ayitu Demola, a successful entrepreneur and rights activist, had been devastated by the death of her friend, Ebere, to female genital mutilation related circumstances years ago. Since then, she became the voice of hope, through her Amazons’ Arise Network. But to move on, she must travel back in time.
Stay in Berlin
Price: Free! Words: 14,580. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
Remi Bajulaiye is engaged to Kayode Coker. She abandons a successful career in Lagos to start a new life with her fiance who lives in Berlin. But the man she meets is remarkably different from the man she thinks she knows. Will she decide to stay or leave without him?