In Ndiritu Wahome’s first published book, he charms, tantalizes and engages his readers with a collection of fairytales for all ages. From a story-telling weaver bird to a chief’s son who finds the real value of life, Wahome leads his readers on a captivating journey that deifies time and reality yet remains relevant. Wahome says
A work of historical fiction unravels the tumultuous life of Amelia, daughter of the last independent King of Danhomè, King Gbèhanzin. Amelia is the apple of her father’s eye, loved beyond measure by her mother, and overprotected by her siblings. She searches for her place within the palace amidst conspirators and traitors to the Kingdom.
David Harid is Zimbabwean born. He describes his ability to write as the result of his being tuned into the inner voice that links him to God. He is happily married to Sandra and has two children, Kitwana and Nakimera, whom he describes as part of the greatest inspiration for his writing. David says
Shola Dina, son of a wealthy Nigerian socialite, is forced to flee from Nigeria to New York after the Abacha regime assassinates his father and threatens his life. As an émigré in New York, he struggles to make ends meet. In May 1998, while employed as a waiter at an upscale restaurant, he has a
How does a middle aged former slave in 18th century Britain begin to write about his experiences as a child in Africa? What language does he use to chronicle what is left of his memories to a readership unacquainted with original accounts of Africa as narrated by a native? In Before We Set Sail, author
An illiterate child is stranded on the southern tip of Africa. The British and the Xhosa have been at war for eighty years and the boy signs up in the hope of steady meals. His new commander has assembled an assortment of convicts, sailors, and drunkards from the gutters of Cape Town. They will