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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 his home and livelihood. His [...]
 
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 hope for. After returning to [...]
 
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 freedom for his people. Ellie [...]
 
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 in danger. No one can be [...]
 
Love of Life - A Miraculous Story! by Sokhom Prins
DESCRIPTION The incredible true and candid story by author Sokhom Prins. How did she survive American carpet-bombing, civil war and the Khmer-Rouge Genocide? After liberation, her homicidal mom nearly kills her; her father's evil mistress forces her to the Thai border - she fights attempts to be sold into sex slavery. Her nightmare existence continues as she fights-off countless sex assaults, she is raped, nearly dying from [...]
 
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 except the voice of his Heart. A [...]
 
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 Hilde Richter, the spinster [...]
 
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 Mary Amadeus lying on frozen [...]
 
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 local governments more [...]
 
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 of the crown. As foreign [...]
 
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 University of KwaZulu/Natal and a [...]
 
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 though, we know where it was made, [...]
 
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 than she could ever have [...]
 
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 change before their eyes. Their [...]
 
Slave - Escaping The Chains of Freedom by Jacqueline Malcolm
It's 18th Century New York and the slave trade continues amidst an historical political upheaval. Hezekiah Thomas, born the son of a white General and his black enslaved mother, suddenly finds himself a free man. But what is freedom without money? Through a concoction of chance and opportunities, Hezekiah is faced with the decision to go against all of his convictions and become an owner of slaves. Jacqueline Malcolm's [...]
 
Shadows of the Mind (Whispers of the Past Book 2) by Owen Clough
Samuel McInnes aka Mack, severely wounded in the attack on Auckland in 1863, recovered consciousness on HMS Esk heading to Scotland via Sydney, Australia. Sam is mistakenly repatriated to Scotland as the army believe this is where he is from. With the loss of memory, his life becomes complicated, as he falls for a young nurse on the voyage who has a secret that she will not reveal to him until he is fully recovered. Out of [...]
 
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 followed by others, and the veneer of [...]
 
Cat and Mouse by Tim Vicary
Cat and Mouse is the gripping story of two sisters fighting for women's rights in the turbulent months before the outbreak of war in 1914. Winner of the BRAG Medallion 2018 When Sarah Becket, a militant suffragette, discovers that her own husband, a respected Liberal MP, is involved in a scandalous prostitution racket, she takes a knife from her kitchen and goes out into London's West End, determined to protest for women's [...]
 
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 of an Equestrian Rifleman [...]
 
A Senseless Act of Beauty by John B. Rosenman
Aaron Okonkwo, a Nigerian scientist, travels with a crew in the 24th century to evaluate Viridis, which proves to be a beautiful and fabulous world. There, Aaron discovers a strange, alien species and amazing machines and technology left in a vast underground complex by a mysterious race called the Creators. Aaron soon falls under the irresistible, seductive spell of Nightsong, a green alien female with ominous and bewitching [...]
 
Fiji - A Novel (The World Duology Book 2) by James & Lance Morcan
Fiji (The World Duology, #2) is a spellbinding novel of adventure, cultural misunderstandings, religious conflict and sexual tension set in one of the most exotic and isolated places on earth. As the pharaohs of ancient Egypt build their mighty pyramids, and Chinese civilization evolves under the Shang Dynasty, adventurous seafarers from South East Asia begin to settle the far-flung islands of the South Pacific. The exotic [...]
 
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.
 
Niv by Itamar S.N.
Niv, Erez, Katya and Anush are four young lovers who each experience a sexual awakening that threatens the rigid religious values and social attitudes that surround them. These pressures, the concerns of their families and the course of history itself, mean each must fight for the freedom to find their own way in life and the right to love the one they choose. In this his first novel, Itamar S.N weaves together parallel [...]
 
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 kit, off-road driving, vehicle [...]
 
The Freedman and the Pharaoh's Staff by Lane Heymont
In 1871, the United States government has nearly eradicated the Ku Klux Klan, who they fear will inspire Southern whites to make certain the South will rise again. The Klan's remaining forces have retreated to Louisiana in hopes of escaping the "Northern" government. Jeb, a former slave, rescues his brother-in-law Crispus from the Ku Klux Klan, only to be drawn into a world of Creole Voodoo, racism, time travel, and [...]
 

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