Gerald Kithinji


I trace my roots to Kenya but I am a Citizen of the World when it comes to what I write or what I read. Whether Poetry, Short stories, Novellas or Novels, I strive to tell it as it is or was for the World Reader. Karibu. Welcome. Bienvenue. Willkommen. Bem vindo. Bienvenido. Benvenuto.Enjoy whatever suits you on my humble page.

Smashwords Interview

Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes. Kamandu's Bull. Before that I was writing poetry.
What is your writing process?
The short stories usually come complete and I sit down to flesh them out.
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Hear Me Angry God
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,450. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
He moved over to the burial ground, where three graves, bearing the remains of his late father and his two brothers stared at him. He had offended them, he knew, but knew not how to appease them. This was a haunted place, with angry, ethereal ghosts roaming the compound, seeking revenge. Dare they reach Linda, his love? Benito retreated, step by step, se
The Amulet
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Gregorio the master of Zero-Zero Investments is led by the nose by Greed…and another force. His target- Ganjamano- has potent defences. And the winner is…? A short story from Mozambique.
Kiss The Handcuffs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
Goodwill Phiri and André Jorge had no desire to share their hard-earned goods with the Authorities and the Border Guards. The route to avoid the snares of using the known border crossings leads them to the snares of the unknown shortcuts. Apparently, there’s more than one way of skinning a clumsy cat. Or is there?
One For You One For Me
Price: Free! Words: 12,620. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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Two businessmen from Tanzania start a business that at first does not do as well as they would like. That is where Prof Moto Moto comes in. When he fails Prof Pima Moto takes over. But as they say when the hand gets tired, the shoulder takes over. The shoulder appears in the shape of Prof Zima Moto. So where does the albino child come into all this?
Thief of Angonia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
He had a perfect Plan A and a perfect execution of that plan. He also had Plan B. What would be the use of Plan C?
This Calf Of Mine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
For days, Ganga had prayed to the god of hyenas to provide something, anything to quieten his rumbling bowels. But the god of hyenas had seen fit to deny Ganga anything edible. Now Ganga has found his own calf. Will the god of hyenas let him feast in peace?
The Day Crocodile Wept
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: British English. Published: September 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
The incident depicted in the cover actually took place after the story was written. Crocodilo had only its ego to blame. Find out why.
Thank You Grandma
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: British English. Published: September 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
He has packed everything. Or, has he? He is off to visit his old folks in rural Africa, for a week or thereabouts. Young Kamwana.
Pastor X
Price: Free! Words: 12,570. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Pastor X gets a donation and develops an urgent need to travel to Europe and elsewhere. But, has the cheque actually been cleared? A modern version of on the road to Damascus.
Murder In The Rain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 143,790. Language: British English. Published: September 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Inspector of Police Koogi has a hot potato in his hands. Too hot for his hands, he hands it over to Detective Mwenda Polê. Just bring him home, this bastard, dead or alive. I don't care how long it takes!
From The Roaring To The Crouching Lion
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,180. Language: British English. Published: September 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Lion had a hunting pact with Hyena and a private friendship with Hare. Can the pact last? Or the friendship save Hyena? What about the grove? And Hyena’s mane?
Jaws of Justice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: British English. Published: September 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
He had not set out to change his lifestyle or that of the Emperor. But he did. He crossed paths with a cruel Emperor and survived. This is the story of a game-changer in Mangala Empire.
Set Her Free
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,640. Language: British English. Published: September 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Adult
Dona Lucia- a young Mozambican married woman lands a job with an NGO. Her husband is not amused when she gets promoted. He engineers her dismissal and kicks her out of the matrimonial home. All hell breaks lose. Against him. It is then that he discovers that he is still in love with her. Or so he swears. This will rob you of sleep as you journey through post civil war Mozambique with Germáno.
Masai Mara Adventures With Olê Ntutu
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,770. Language: British English. Published: September 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
A young Masai moran is in the thick of it. In the Masai Mara National Reserve. What is he looking for? Is he following the greatest animal migration on earth? Or is he one of the ruthless poachers killing Elephants and Rhino? Follow his adventure in these pages.
The Suitors Of Chiuta
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,610. Language: British English. Published: September 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
The battle for the heart of the bride and the nod from the bride's father. A short story from Mozambique in Africa.

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