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Book: The Soweto Legacy by Lorry Lutz
The call came mid-morning. "Mother, this is Geoff. I've been arrested. Can't talk now. Please come right away." A click sounded and the call was disconnected. Marcia grasped the receiver so tightly a spasm of pain shot down her arm. Fear short-circuited her breath. Everything had been going so well. Pieter, her husband, was a rising politician in the South African government. Geoff, their eldest [...]
 
Book: Two Continents One Hope by S. Denice Newton
When S. Denice Newton made a trip to Zimbabwe, on the continent of Africa in 2011, she didn't know that it would profoundly impact her life and change her focus. For several weeks she was able to see up close and personal, the devastation of the AIDS/HIV pandemic that is destroying black people in Zimbabwe. Additionally, economic devastation and political turmoil is leaving the people little to [...]
 
Book: Importing Democracy - The Role of NGOs in South Africa, Tajikistan, & Argentina by Julie Fisher
While street protesters demanding democratic reforms make headlines in the international news, Importing Democracy: The Role of NGOs in South Africa, Tajikistan, and Argentina, written by Julie Fisher and published by the Kettering Foundation Press, focuses on a quieter movement led by democratization NGOs. In South Africa, the Good Governance Learning Network shares participatory tools to make [...]
 
Book: When Killers Cry by Katherine Edwards
It's 1981 and South Africa is in the grip of apartheid. The ANC's armed wing, Umkhonto we Sizwe, is stepping up violent retaliation; detentions, strikes and riots are increasing daily. Reporter Hannah Smith, stumbles into a quagmire of political conspiracy when she begins investigating the deaths of black activists and dissidents. What she learns puts her life and that of her friends and family [...]
 
Book: My Life My Africa by Philén Naidu
Have you ever had the desire to just drop everything and follow your Heart? Philen Naidu did just that. Faced with a choice between risking it all on a dream, or dying with regrets of choosing the comfort zone instead, Naidu dropped out of university, strapped on his backpack, left his family and friends behind and set off into the deep and wild unknowns of REAL Africa, with nothing to rely on [...]
 
Book: Jack Hanger by James Fouche
Dave Matters worked as a drug dealer for the notorious Wallace Brothers. After being imprisoned, he reluctantly agreed to aid the police in locating a rising criminal mastermind named Joe Taxi. But a botched drug deal left him scarred for life, suffering from a randomly selective memory-loss and obsessive compulsive disorder. Now, two years later, Dave leads a mundane life, socially impaired and [...]
 
Book: Mama Namibia - Based on True Events by Mari Serebrov
A genocide that proved to be the training grounds for the Holocaust. Surviving on her own in the desert, 12-year-old Jahohora searches for her family while hiding from the German soldiers. It's 1904, and Germany has claimed all of South West Africa. Since the Herero would rather fight than surrender their ancestral homes, Gen. von Trotha has declared that they all should be forced into the [...]
 
Book: The Breadwinners by Jan Hurst-Nicholson
An epic family saga set in South Africa. A spurned lover marries for money and ignites a family feud of betrayal and revenge that spans three generations. It is New Year's Eve 1924 and the fiery and volatile Charles McGill is devastated when the woman he loves announces her engagement to the mild-mannered Lucas Connelly, his friend and co-worker. Charles drowns his sorrow in drink and seduces [...]
 
Book: Dark Moon by Maggie Tideswell
A spellbinding novel of love, murder, and the supernatural. Chance meetings can have far-reaching effects. Loved ones may not be who they seem. The line between comprehension and confusion is thin ~ particularly when one's thoughts are being manipulated by another. In Dark Moon, the eternal triangle takes an innovative twist into the occult as dark magic fights against those who serve the Light. [...]
 
Book: The Night Is My Dominion by Thabo Nkomo
Lt. Derek Tawarrior is a homicide detective and former soldier living in post-apartheid South Africa. Though he still bears the scars of his Afrikaner lover's violent death, for Derek Apartheid is the past. At work he patiently deals with a desk sergeant who can talk the ears of an elephant and who likes opining on the merits (or lack of thereof) of "candy coffee". Derek is smart and tends to be [...]
 
Book: Mystery at Ocean Drive by Jan Hurst-Nicholson
MYSTERY AT OCEAN DRIVE a Hardy Boys style action adventure set in South Africa. When 17 yr old Jason Hunter sets out to discover the identity of the mystery girl at Ocean Drive he and his friends find themselves caught up in a risky intrigue. Jason is delivering newspapers on his motorbike when a Mercedes sweeps out of a driveway in front of him. He loses control of his scrambler and almost ends [...]
 
Book: Moragh, Holly's Ghost by Maggie Tideswell
Moragh, Holly's Ghost was the first book I started writing and is now my second novel to be published. When I started writing Moragh, Holly', it was called An Absolute Bargain and it was a nauseatingly soppy love story. Over the twenty odd years it took me to finish - I wrote 6 other novels in that time too! - it grew into a paranormal romance. It is set in Cape Town, South Africa in real time. [...]
 
Book: Across Great Divides by Monique Roy
Across Great Divides is a timeless, World War II story of the upheavals of war, the power of family, and the resiliency of human spirit. When Hitler comes to power in 1933, one Jewish family refuses to be destroyed and defies the Nazis only to come up against another struggle confronting Apartheid in South Africa. Sixteen-year-old Eva and her twin sister, Inge, witness their lives in Berlin [...]
 
Book: The Hell of Osirak (Betrayal, Redemption and Salvation Trilogy) by Jaye Rothman
DO YOU LOVE GRIPPING ACTION THRILLERS? 18 Five star reviews on Amazon! The year is 1981. The Osirak nuclear facility will become operational in a few weeks. Can British spy Nikki Sinclair stop an Armageddon of unimaginable horror and destruction from engulfing the Middle East? Sinclair is sent on a mission that will be fraught with danger, deception and betrayal. Unexpectedly she encounters her [...]
 
Book: White Lies and Goodbyes by James Oliver French
They found a body in the playground of an old abandoned school it's all over the news. But Jordan isn't particularly interested in reading about another unsolved murder mystery. He just drove halfway across South Africa to say goodbye to his dying grandfather. He hoped for laughter, he knew there would be tears, but he never imagined that he would be the one to hear his grandfather's mysterious [...]
 
Book: kaffertjie - a love story by Johan Engelbrecht
'kaffertjie - a love story' - Johan Engelbrecht - English translation by Jocelyn Broderick - Winner of the 2007 Jan Rabie/Rapport Award for fresh, new Afrikaans Literature. "The 2007 Jan Rabie / Rapport Prize was awarded to Johan Engelbrecht, for his debut work, 'kaffertjie.' Engelbrecht was commended for his contribution to renewal in Afrikaans literature. Says Dr Andries Visagie from the [...]
 
Book: Orion's Cartwheel by Lawrence Winkler
In the summer of 1980, a maverick young doctor gave it all up, to hitchhike around the world. The first arc he carved with his thumb stopped a little red pickup that took him over the horizon. Like his mythical hunter companion, Orion, he was on a vision quest, propelled toward the dawn to have his sight restored. This is the story of that five-year odyssey to discover his Destiny.
 
Book: But Can You Drink The Water? by Jan Hurst-Nicholson
Follow the hilarious lives of the naive Turner family as they emigrate from Liverpool to sunny South Africa. Laugh out loud as they encounter 'crocodiles' on the wall, strange African customs and unintelligible Afrikaans accents. Cringe with them as their visiting in-laws embarrass them in front of their new SA friends. If you enjoyed Educating Rita and Shirley Valentine you will recognise Mavis [...]
 
Book: Chocolate Soldier - An Equestrian Rifleman's Story by Murray Hickling
Chocolate Soldier - An Equestrian Rifleman's Story is the true story of a young man's coming of age in South Africa's turbulent Apartheid years. It is an autobiographical account of Murray Hickling's experience in the SADF, serving in a Mounted Infantry Unit. Set against the backdrop of Namibia's hearbreakingly beautiful landscape, this is a gritty story of the gruelling and hilarious experiences [...]
 
Book: Our Gun - A Wanganui Krupp Gun Story by Geoffrey Lawson
This will be the best darn war story you will ever read and is much more than a story about a gun. Centered around the Western front of the Anglo-Boer war and taking seven long years to research and write, this is a story of political deviousness, ineptitude and military heroism that will knock your socks off. It is also the story of Krupp number Four. Usually, we don't know where an old [...]
 
Book: ROGUE OF ROUXVILLE by Adam Yamey
SOUTHERN AFRICA IN THE 1870s - Jakob Klein, a liberal-minded Jew from Bavaria, has been living in the small town of Rouxville in the Orange Free State for well over a decade. He will try anything to support his wife and family. His questionable business ethics often cause him to sail close to the wind. Now, he has sailed far too close, and his life has capsized. His dubious dealings have lost him [...]
 
Book: Into Africa - The Return by Yvonne Blackwood
Blackwood's remarkable story, articulated in Into Africa: a Personal Journey, told about her first journey to West Africa, land of her ancestors. She travelled alone and her exposure to Nigeria's tight military control caused her to experience fear as never before. In Ghana, destiny led her to meet Adamson, who became her guide, doctor and more .The story left you breathless, wanting more. Into [...]
 
Book: The Boy Called Troublemaker, based on the Childhood of Nelson Mandela by Ellie Crowe
Nelson Mandela --legendary freedom fighter and revolutionary, first black president of South Africa and Nobel Peace prize winner--stated that his childhood in the Transkei countryside taught him everything he needed to know in life. This biographical novel brings to life Mandela's childhood and his tribal initiation at sixteen when he resolved to live up to his name Troublemaker and fight for [...]
 
Book: An Immoral Proposal - Forbidden Love Under Apartheid by Jennifer B. Graham
Picture this. She's from a lower socio economic family, left school at sixteen, works as clerk in a factory. He's from an affluent background, private school education, university degree, member of exclusive social clubs, home in the leafy suburbs. What's the likelihood of their having a relationship: Intimacy? - Probably not. Physical? - For sure. But would it last? Not a chance. In fact, [...]
 
Book: I Cried for Africa by John Alexander Grosart
This is the true story of John and Sylvia Grosart who lived in Africa for 16 years. It tells of their life and experiences through their eyes, of the Wildlife, Poverty, Corruption, and Survival, from South Africa through to Malawi. In the last twelve years they built and operated there own Safari Lodge on the shore of LAke Malawi near the Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve. This finally finished in [...]
 
Book: Yohannes Ishi by Nabse Bamato
Born in Ethiopia, but adopted by a British couple, Yohannes grows up far from his cultural roots. Following the death of his adoptive mother, he is persuaded to return to the beautiful, yet seemingly impossible nation, to take on a teaching job. With no memories of the land of his birth and no knowledge of the language or culture, Yohannes finds himself a virtual stranger. He meets a whole raft [...]
 
Book: You're Wrong - A Passionate Paranormal Romance (Bridesmaids, Weddings & Honeymoons Book 3) by Maggie Tideswell
Rubi needed a man. After six years, she suddenly found herself in the market again. At precisely the right moment, Nathan walked into her life. He was very handsome, hot and gay. He could only be temporary distraction. But Nathan had other plans for Rubi than being a mere distraction or a girly BFF. He abducted her to prove her wrong in the only way he knew how. He said he wanted to have sex with [...]
 
Book: A Hitch-Biker's Guide Through Africa by Jo Charnock
'Travelling the length of Africa, from Cairo to Cape Town, on folding bikes? Were we completely mad or had we come up with an idea that would prove to be the simplest and most fun way to travel?' A Hitch-Biker's Guide Through Africa is the story of this extraordinary adventure, of two people with two folding bicycles who travelled the length of Africa, from Cairo to Cape Town. This African [...]
 
Book: A Kid's Guide to Kenya by Jack L. Roberts
A Kid's Guide to Kenya takes young readers (ages 9-12) on an exciting adventure to the African country of Kenya. Dramatic, full-color photographs of the people, the places, and the wildlife of Kenya enhance every page in this informational text, designed for recreational reading as well as a resource for in-school writing assignments and geography projects.
 
Book: The Zyronian - Destination Africa by Sarina Karan
Serena Khanna, the only child of a middle class East Indian family meets the man of her dreams in Africa when she leaves India under unforeseen circumstances. Little does she know he is not all what he seems. A love story, out of this world, that escalates out of proportion in a way you could never imagine.
 
Book: A Cold War Love Affair by Bohdan O. Szuprowicz
This is the story of a Soviet nuclear weapons expert and a Cuban singer who meet by accident in the Arctic and experience what the French call "un coup de foudre" (love at first sight) for each other. Unfortunately Soviet security organs and Cold War conditions in communist countries are not conducive to development of a romance.
 
Book: The Essential Little Safari Companion by Steve Foreman
This handy book is a complete African wildlife safari and adventure travel companion for both guides and the guided. There are modular sections covering preparation and planning, group leadership, mountains, communications, wilderness survival, accidents and emergencies, first aid, camp and kitchen hygiene, food and water requirements, camping and mountain climbing equipment, packing and stowing [...]
 
Book: Demented (The Life Of Ben) by Tracy L. Judy
Pushing the label "troubled teen" to a completely new level, "Demented" tells the story of William Benjamin. A troubled teen from the Deep South, Ben's view of the world and his way of handling his problems are unique, and deadly. Witness the path that he leaves behind from his point of view. "Demented" only begins to describe the life of Ben.
 
Book: Passion's Design by Sharon Noble
Designer Rosalind Hughes's task is to create a perfect wedding, not to fall in love with the groom, a South American aristocrat who holds all things American in contempt, especially American women. Her conservative Vermont background failed to prepare her for the environment of Colombian social conventions and the strength of tradition. She is mesmerized by black eyes and overwhelming sensuality, [...]
 
Book: Going Southern - The No-Mess Guide to Success in the South by Deborah J. Levine
Going Southern is both a personal journey and a guide to navigating the culture of the South. Deborah Levine's stories & strategies give New Southerners a cultural map to the U.S. Southeast while entertaining them in true Southern style. Read how and why Newcomers are taking the journey South. Steer your way through the Old and New South with the Going Southern stories and strategies. In his [...]
 
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