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What the Hell Are We Doing Here! [Across the Sahara to West and Central Africa by Land Rover]
By Murray Gough
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,750. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Three friends confronting middle-age set out to explore the world and the great sweep of people who inhabit it. 4WD across the Sahara to Africa - sights & adventures from one of the world’s most colourful overland routes. For travellers, 4WD enthusiasts, and armchair adventurers. For iPad & similar - 180 colour photos, links to videos. Greyscale version also available "Across the Sahara..."
The Last Deal Of The Season
By Lee McAulay
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Category: Fiction
A short story about the trans-Saharan bead trade, with a twist in the tale. Daoud is not a ruthless man, but he knows a bargain when he sees one. But does the stranger make a better trade than he?
The President's Daughter
By Herb Field
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,020. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Category: Fiction
The twentyish daughter of the President of the United States is kidnapped by local rebels with international ties on a good-will trip to Chad in northern Afria in a Cold War-era thriller.
To Camels from Cows: Algeria Overland
By Tom Coote
Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This article details a short trip to Annaba, Constantine and El-Oued in Algeria at the end of April 2009. Algeria has effectively been out of bounds for independent travel for over two decades but it is now beginning to open up again.
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.
Homo intellectus
By James Anthony
Series: The Orbiane Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,130. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Category: Fiction
It's 2029, an asteroid heads for an impact in the Sahara desert following a mysterious change in orbit. Far from being the catastrophic event that had been predicted, an ancient secret is exposed that will re-write the history of mankind.
Focal Point
By Les Broad
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,010. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Category: Fiction
In the most demanding and dangerous environment possible, the moon, specialists in a range of disciplines live and work. Their training is extensive, thorough and tough with a high drop-out rate. The men and women who complete their training know what to expect, and how to survive. But nothing could prepare the last batch of moon rookies for the shock and terror to come.
Desert Drive: A zine about crossing the Sahara
By Phiona Stanley
Price: Free! Words: 40,120. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
This is the story of a 2011/2012 road trip from Spain to Gambia, part of the Plymouth-Banjul Banger Rally. In it, I talk about all kinds of stuff: Western Sahara separatism, the Chinese mafia in Nouakchott and the slippery 'fixers' we dealt with along the way. There's also a poo story. I don't talk all that much about cars because I don't understand them, but I do talk about how I tried to learn.
Voodoo Kingdoms And Dodgy Places: Travels in Timbuktu, Burkina Faso And Other West African Lands
By Wee Cheng Tan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,710. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Voodoo Kingdoms And Dodgy Places is intrepid traveller Tan Wee Cheng’s latest collection of travelogues. Follow him to West Africa, the land of Timbuktu, the very epitome of remoteness and lost wealth, and of the enigmatic voodoo kingdoms in Benin and Togo. He was mobbed by former child soldiers in Liberia, caught in a riot in Burkina Faso and chased after desert giraffes in a Nigérien taxi.
Boomers Away; Travels at the Edge of the Comfort Zone
By Donald Healey
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 166,990. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Tag along as your authors journey through: 5 continents, 18 countries, and 108 cities. Climb ancient pyramids. Hike up sacred mountains. Safari amidst fascinating wildlife. Wander atmospheric local markets. Meet wonderful people. Explore cites old and new. Lie on palm shaded beaches. Sample exotic foods. Experience the thrill of discovery and exploration. See the world in fresh and exciting ways.