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The Gambia Diaries - June 2016
Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2016. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The Gambia Diaries – short essays on life in The Gambia, West Africa, from the perspective of British ex-pat Mark Williams, international bestselling author writing beneath (mostly) picture-postcard blue skies in his personal paradise.
The Crash of an Air France Super Constellation Dakar, Senegal August 29, 1960
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Flight 343 an Air France Super Constellation disappeared in a rainstorm near dawn on August 29, 1960. Flight controllers had tracked the plane from an airport in Dakar, Senegal until it mysteriously fell off their radar screens. My e-book looks at the history of the Super Constellation, its advantages, flaws and previous crashes. I have also offered several explanations for the crash that morning.
Nanotroopers Episode 3: Deeno and Mighty Mite
Price: Free! Words: 25,390. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Episode 3, Nanotroopers.Johnny Winger returns to Mali for forensics on a deadly virus outbreak. Evidence points to an orbiting lab but the threat is even worse; Red Hammer has infiltrated UNIFORCE.The evidence leads to a base in Hong Kong.1st Nano investigates but they’re caught, trapped inside the base. A new virus is about to be unleashed. Only Red Hammer has the antidote…and it’s programmable.
Nanotroopers Episode 2: Nog School
Price: Free! Words: 28,910. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Episode 2, Nanotroopers serial. Johnny Winger is a cadet at the Academy, aka ‘nog’ school. His commander weeds out those unfit to be atomgrabbers. He takes a special interest in Winger, figuring the kid is just another citified geek with no guts for combat. Winger was a hero during his AQT test. He intends to make it so tough the kid’ll wash himself out. But Winger has other ideas.
África Occidental Es Mi Jardín: La Vida de un Expatriado en Gambia y Más Allá
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,230. Language: Spanish. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Acompaña al exitoso autor internacional y expatriado británico Mark Williams en la primera parte de esta odisea por la historia, geografía, cultura y vida diaria del país que hoy es su hogar - la República de Gambia y la región que llama su jardín - África Occidental. Parte autobiografía, parte diario de viaje, parte...
West Africa Is My Back Yard: Ex-Pat Life In The Gambia And Beyond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,540. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Join international best-selling author and ex-pat Brit Mark Williams on the first part of this odyssey through the history, geography, culture and daily life of the country he calls his home - The Gambia and the region he calls his back yard - West Africa. Part memoir, part travelogue, part...
Oyinbo(Foreigner's) Guide to Living in Lagos
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Factual funny and full of useful tips to find your way in this bustling lively metropolis. .....So this book is targeted not only at Europeans and other Africans who may be visiting Nigeria for the first time, but also to Expatriate Nigerians who may or may not have touched our soil in decades, and who definitely need a refresher course judging by my experience having returned to Lagos in 2010.
Africa; Colonized And Terrorized
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 15,480. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Everyone seems to have come from Africa, the continent that straddles the tropics and the equator! Africa has been alleged by archeologists to be the Mother of Humanity. This can be proved by civilizations that stretch from as far as Egypt to Zimbabwe. Interestingly, the researchers who have come to prove that Africa is the cradle of the first human civilization are not children of Africa per se.
Bessem's Song
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,180. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Achale Oben is enjoying her normal life in her Cameroonian village playing tabala and scizo. When tragedy strikes her family, her greatest concern goes from taking first in her primary school class to protecting her sisters from her abusive aunt and uncle.
Bo-Aku - Undisputed King of the Forest (Tales from West Africa)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,510. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Bo Aku, King of the Forest and other Stories is an adaptation of some sixty myths and legends collected in Africa with a research grant from the Southern Education Foundation.The stories describe the experiences of children and parents confronted by a gorilla and lion in the African jungle. They are eclectic, rich in moral values, humorous, suspenseful, and contain wisdom.