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Book: Full Circle by Vera Alexander
Bandile is part of a loving extended family consisting of Mom and Dad, Uncle Lunga and Aunt Patience. The small family have worked hard to enable them to move from a dusty hut in a township to a modest home in a quiet suburb near Durban. He is just like any other boy. He loves TV, Soccer, Music and Dancing. To make the time pass during his chores he dreams of success as an entertainer. He has [...]
 
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: 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: 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: South Beach Riot by Bob Domonkos
South Beach Riot is an absurd, over-the-top farce about life in the hottest spot in the U.S.-- South Miami beach. I've lived on Collins Avenue and been witness to some of the craziest human interactions imaginable. Anybody who likes Carl Hiassen books, murder mysteries, and side-splitting comedies will get a kick out of these characters. And although on the surface the book is very slapstick, [...]
 
Book: Forgiven - A historical novel by Geoff Michael Lawson
1899: Rachel's head is full of conflict, as Richard goes to war. There are obstacles to their cross class romance and service to one's country can give them the result they want; but Rachel struggles with what he's done. Is one year apart too long? What if he doesn't survive? Will he find another love? ... Neither are prepared for what happens next. For Richard, near death experiences are [...]
 
Book: An African Heart by Liberty Dendron
An African Heart is an inspirational transformational personal growth, a spiritual awakening short story that will leave you with a tune that you can hum in your daily life. Mrs. Taraji's husband catches a contagious disease and dies. The disease is not like other diseases. It is caused by a demon and his body must be burned. After his father's death, the story takes Kenya to a different part of [...]
 
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: 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: Amie - An African Adventure by Lucinda E Clarke
Would you leave your family and friends and follow your husband to start a new life in Africa? Amie did and lived to regret it. Just an ordinary girl, living in an ordinary town, with nothing but ordinary ambitions, Amie is plunged into danger when her husband is posted to a country she's never heard of. As she adapts to a different environment, events overtake her and land her in more trouble [...]
 
Book: Our Gun - The incredible true story of the South African war and Krupp Number Four. by Geoff Michael Lawson
This is a lot 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. Usually, we don't know where an old artillery gun has been or what has happened to it, so it's historical value is limited. In this case [...]
 
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: Fragile Dreams by Karen Cogan
The Civil war unleashes a bitter battle near Caroline's home--and in her heart. Parentless, and with a young brother to tend, Caroline blames God and the Yankees for her difficulties. Then, she finds a wounded Union soldier lying in her lawn, and her world is turned upside-down... Shot and left for dead, Nate thanks God for the Confederate angel who takes him in and nurses him back to health, but [...]
 
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 [...]
 
Book: Stories From The Central African Republic by Philomene Koya
Please change the wholesale summary to the following (this was uld through the XML process and only the first sentence was pulled): Life can be unfair sometimes, but as beings, we should not be unfair to one another. Every story in this book teaches lessons about life. All the stories are well written with details that capture the reader's attention. Every reader will find the stories in this [...]
 
Book: The Liar's Guide to South America by Michael Delwiche
Andrew Mozart is in love. He fell for Sarah the first time they met, but he could never find the courage to tell her. When she leaves work on a gap year adventure to South America, he thinks he has missed his chance. Until he moves desks, and finds her computer still logged in to her email account. Sarah's old emails reveal that she thought more of him then he believed possible. Armed with [...]
 
Book: He's Married - A Passionate Paranormal Romance Bridesmaids, Weddings & Honeymoons Book 2 by Maggie Tideswell
Eloise had the wedding of her dreams all arranged and finalized within a month. Now that the wedding night was upon her, her fears reared their ugly heads. Dane, her new husband was really a stranger to her. In hindsight, Eloise realized she shouldn't have insisted they wait for their wedding night to have sex. It wasn't that she was inordinately traditional, only that Dane should have been given [...]
 
Book: Unexpected Hero (The Southern Seas Series) by Gwendoline Ewins
Historical Saga: sensual, intended for 17+ readers The South Pacific, 1866. Their parents have been friends for years but Sebastian Churnside and Charity Trescothick have never warmed to each other. He believes she is complacent about living in her parents' shadow. She believes him to be a cuckoo in the warm family of the seacaptain, though his inability to follow the family tradition of [...]
 
Book: A Message in the Roses by Sandy Semerad
On a snowy day in Atlanta, Carrie Sue Justice revisits the past as a young and passionate newspaper reporter, covering a shooting death in her community: It's 1986. Her life is a mess. She catches her husband with another woman inside the antebellum home she inherited from her parents. Then she falls in love with an unavailable man plagued with guilt. The man is none other than the irresistible [...]
 
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: COUGAR! - A Wildlife Thriller Set in the Low Country of South Carolina by W.W. Brock
When two South Carolina Department of Natural Resources officers are called to the scene of a car accident to view a body that has been partially eaten by a wild animal, they cannot begin to imagine that the race against the clock to stop a man eater before it kills again will also uncover a conspiracy that has tentacles reaching into the highest levels of government and could change the future [...]
 
Book: Just Turn Left at the Mountain - Multi Entry Trials and Tribulations Meandering Across Chinese Borders by Andy Smart
When Andy's redundancy money clears in the bank, and with middle age fast approaching, the only realistic course of action is to wave goodbye to the UK and start again. A one way ticket to China please! This is one man's light-hearted three year account of his numerous attempts and failures of settling down and creating a new life in a different culture. Wanted: A traditional house with sliding [...]
 
Book: Dapper Carter's 8 Rules of Dating by Alan Mitchell
If you want to laugh out loud at a true player who gets his or have ever wondered what a man goes through after he gets his heart broken then this book is for you. This ain't no self help book! What they're saying about Dapper Carter... Fifty Shades of Awesome! 5 Stars "Grabbed me in from the first chapter. It's so refreshing to read relationship challenges from a man's perspective and the [...]
 
Book: Laurel - Will the couple's love sustain them or is their daughter lost to them forever? by Susan F. Craft
In the port of Charleston, South Carolina, post-Revolutionary War passions reach fever pitch. There, Lilyan's past catches up with her. As a former patriot spy, she is charged with the murder of a British officer. Thrown into the "Exchange Building" and chained alongside prostitutes, thieves, and murderers, she seeks the courage to survive and the faith to believe she will find her missing child, [...]
 
Book: Fifth Anniversary Edition - I'm Your Baby Tonight - but what about tomorrow? by B.L. Wilson
Suppose you could be anybody you wanted to be just for one night. You dress up in a magical costume for a special party. Nobody, not even your mother, if you had a mother, would know it was you. You learn that a woman you're attracted to- she's rejected you a hundred times- will be at the party too. What do you do? Would you go to the party? How would you dress? Who would you be? How do you find [...]
 
Book: Butterfly Wish - A Doomed Interracial Love Affair Set in Post War South Korea by D. Davidson and R. Marcano
Butterfly Wish is a story about friendship, love, loyalty and betrayal. But it is mostly about unchecked human behavior in a mecca of sex and violence. Shane Brennan and Manny Veneto are stationed in the Republic of South Korea in 1963 when suddenly they are dragged into the dark world of sin and exploitation. The two men are serving in the United States Air Force when their world surprisingly [...]
 
Book: The Stone Dog by Robert Mitchell
WILL THE IRON CHEST BE WORTH THE BLOODSHED? The Count Felix von Luckner, Master of the German raider Seeadler, the last privateer, lowers a sealed iron chest into the waters of a small unnamed bay off Wakaya Island, Fiji, under cover of darkness in the year 1917. A chance remark over fifty years later sends four young Australians to search for that chest and the wealth it is said to contain, [...]
 
Book: Ava and Patience - a purple love story by B.L. Wilson
Ava Thomas is an attractive, wealthy, older single Black woman who practices abstinence, that is, until she meets a shy, quiet bartender at her friend's private club who loves purple as much as she does. Patience Meeks has been observing Ava throughout her dinner with friends. When a drink order from Ava's table comes to Patience, she decides to mix a special concoction in honor of the sexy [...]
 
Book: Damned Yankee - The Story of a Marriage (The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country Book 5) by Carolyn P. Schriber
These are the people you don't read about in history books. A Harvard-educated New Englander. He was welcomed as a teacher by a school for apprentices in Charleston, South Carolina. But when his history lessons about the founding of America clashed with the pro-secession rhetoric of local slave-owners, he was out of a job. Can he find a way to reconcile his abolitionist sentiments with the [...]
 
Book: GOLDEN EAGLES by Robert Mitchell
Are the iron chests, chests filled with Golden Eagles - gold coins issued by the United States of America in the 1930's and coveted the world over for their rarity - still on board the USS President Coolidge as she lies in her watery grave off the island of Espiritu Santo in Vanuatu? Or were they removed soon after she sank in October 1942? Three people set sail from Townville, Australia, to seek [...]
 
Book: Deliverance Mary Fields, First African American Woman Star Route Mail Carrier in the United States - A Montana History by Miantae Metcalf McConnell
A FEATURED OPRAH "10 Titles to Pick Up Now" February 2018 AWARD-WINNING CREATIVE NONFICTION BIOGRAPHY 1885 - 1914. Mary Fields, a fifty-three-year-old second-generation slave, emancipated and residing in Toledo, receives news of her friend's impending death. Remedies packed in her satchel, Mary rushes to board the Northern Pacific. Days later, she arrives in the Montana wilderness to find Mother [...]
 
Book: If She Can Beat Me Rockin', She Can Have My Chair! - by Carla Ladd
Are you looking for a great gift for a special teenage girl? This is the book for you. My granny was a compassionate, fun-loving, no-nonsense woman with firm beliefs and values and she was never at a loss for words to express them. Her words of wisdom have instructed, encouraged and inspired me to become the self-confident woman I am today. The lessons that I learned at Granny's kitchen table [...]
 
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: Queen of Zazzau by J.S. Emuakpor
Precolonial West Africa against a backdrop of gods and magic. " Emuakpor craftily weaves fascinating characters, facts, and folklore together into a riveting adventure steeped in African culture." Publisher's Weekly "A smashing tale of war, love, magic and gods, with seriously strong female characters." Ragdoll Reads UK Amina is heir apparent to the throne of Zazzau and must prove herself worthy [...]
 


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