• State of War: The Secret History of the CIA and the Bush Administration (Hardcover)

    James Risen has broken story after story on the abuses of power of the Bush administration.

    From warrantless wiretapping to secret financial data mining to the CIA’s rogue operations, he has shown again and again that the executive branch has dangerously overreached, repudiated checks and balances on its power, and maintained secrecy even with its allies in Congress. In no small part thanks to Risen and State of War, the “secret history” of the Bush years has now come partially into view.

    In a new epilogue for the paperback edition, Risen describes the two-front war that President Bush is now fighting: at home against Congress and the Supreme Court, as his administration is increasingly reined in from its abuses; and in the Middle East, where George W. Bush’s great gamble to bring a democratic revolution is failing radically. We must learn the lessons of Risen’s history now, before it is too late.

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  • Ancient Royal Tales from Ghana for Children

    Age Range: 6 – 15 years

    This book teaches children the history of some ancient Ghanaian Kings and Queens. Agokoli of the Ewes, Osei Tutu I of the Asante, Dode Akaibi of the Ga and Ndewura Jakpa of the Gonja are some of the royals featured here.

    A long, long time ago, various kings and queens ruled over the peoples in the areas of West Africa that became the Gold Coast when Europeans came and colonised them. These kings and queens were famous among their own and other tribes. Often, the kings and queens that were infamous for being cruel were the ones whose stories traveled widest.

    Some were famous for being fearless warriors who, at the slightest excuse, fought wars with their neighbours and expanded their territories. Others were famous because they liked to behead their opponents. Some others were famous because they had a union which was ‘magically’ created in which every subject was his brother’s keeper. These kings and queens were all famous for one reason or the other.

    All in all, we have a rich culture of royalty in Ghana. This book will take you on a trip through our royal history and will teach you lessons of bravery, honour, honesty and brotherhood.

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  • Angie (Boardbook)

    Age Range: 6 months – 2  years

    This board book for babies celebrates baby Angie and her day. Join Angie as she goes through her day in Ghana, enjoying her meals and interacting with family, friends and her environment.

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  • The Daughters of Swallows

    Adapted from the blog series ‘ATS’ on www.Adventuresfrom.com, The Daughters of Swallows follows the lives of three women in contemporary Ghana.

    Everything changed for Afosua the night before her wedding when Rafiq – her fiancé’s brother – committed the ultimate violation. She emerges from tragedy an unbroken, but fractured woman. With her fairy-tale life ripped so violently away from her, she shields herself in her work, building up walls, determined never to be harmed by a man again. However, when Afosua makes an accidental discovery at work, she will find her life in peril once more.

    Naa Akweley Blankson is stuck at the foot of her staircase once more. Her marriage to her powerful preacher husband has turned out to be the very opposite of what it promised to be.

    After being bartered into a marriage to save her father from crushing debt, Annette Prah is forced into a union with a man three times her age. Meek and unassuming, she accepts that her life will be nothing more than what her septuagenarian husband maps out for her – until a chance encounter in her seamstress’s shop changes everything.

    Friendship is what brings these women together, but their shared strength in overcoming their trials binds them forever. These are the daughters of swallows, who learn to adapt and fashion new lives, no matter where Nature’s winds may send them.

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  • Lover of Her Sole: A West African Cinderella Story

    Agyapomaa Agyemang is a woman on the cusp of success. With a thriving business in Ibadan and an adoring fiancé by her side, she’s living the fairytale she had always hoped for. Her charmed life seems certain and sure, until her fantasy is taken apart brick-by-brick by hatred and betrayal.

    Wounded, she returns to Kumasi to heal and seek solace in her family. What Pomaa finds instead is wahala: phantoms from her past, a madman chasing her through the streets, and the steadfast adulation of Akoto – a shoemaker whose affections leave her confounded. Suddenly, she’s confronted with a new set of choices she never counted on.

    Resolving her circumstances might be easier if not for her best friend, Frema, and her constant reminders about ‘Ashanti Aristocrat’ codes and expectations. Pomaa must decide if she’s bold enough to reciprocate Akoto’s affection, or remain content to settle with what is familiar and acceptable. Can Pomaa still choose her prince, knowing that he’s a pauper?

    Lover of Her Sole is a page-turning ‘Cinderella story’ that dares to question whether love alone has the power to cross the lines of class and color in our society. Fraught with electrifying action, intense romance and no small measure of heartbreak, it’s a nouveau fairytale, served with a sprinkle of West African heat!

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  • Madness & Tea

    Fans of the ‘Madness’ category on the blog Mind of Malaka, rejoice! This book contains pages and pages of just that: absolute insanity, frivolity and utterly unusable information. If you’re ever in need a break from reality; or a little something take your mind off the woes of the world; or if you haven’t found the strength to find humor in your own sorrow, I offer the my angst – and that of half a dozen other willing victims as well – as a panacea for those problems.

    Lose yourself in the misadventures of Butt Crack Man or imagine yourself as a victorious troll-capturing woman in rural Tennessee. Fun, fun, fun for everyone!

    Warning: May cause mild offense to just about everyone.

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  • Sally and The Butterfly: A choose your own path book

    Age Range: 8+ years

    Amani, Land of the Enchanted is under attack! Wicked and selfish Orbeasts have invaded the land with one purpose: the steal all the light, joy and hope from the Animals of Amani.

    Ayla the Butterfly is the guardian of the Land. She has left through a secret passage in search of a very special girl to help save Amani. That girl’s name is Sally.

    Sally lives in a place simply known as Town, where a great Sickness has taken over her people. The grown ups have told Sally that she is not big enough to help save her own Town, but Ayla knows that Sally is the only one who can save Amani, and begs her to join her in the kingdom.

    What Sally decides to do is completely up to you! You must guide Sally through every decision. You decide if she goes to Amani or stays home. You decide if she must choose to be brave or give up when things get too hard.

    The fate of Amani rests in Sally’s hands, but she cannot do it without you!

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  • Total IMAGE, Total Makeover

    This book is about discovering and accomplishing your reason for being, your raison d’etre. Have you ever stopped for a moment to consciously think about these critical questions relating to your very existence:

    • Who you truly are
    • Where you have come from
    • Where you are going, and
    • How to get to your destination?

    In other words, have you considered the reason for your being, your life purpose beyond the routine of working so hard just to satisfy the basic needs of life? Surely, there’s more to life than just being alive. What are your life-long aspirations and what steps are you taking to achieve your aspirations and attain fulfilment and self-actualisation?

    Total IMAGE — Total Makeover is a must-have Life Skills and Personal Development Toolkit as you embark on this soul-searching pilgrimage from self-discovery to self-actualisation. This book equips you with tested biblical and scientifically-validated principles, skills and tools for self-introspection, to make the right choices and decisions and be that winner God created you to be.

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  • Yaa Traps Death In A Basket

    In a time when demi-gods and mortals lived in the Earth together, there lived an awkward little girl named Yaa whose only virtue was her kindness. When her parents sent her away on a fool’s errand, Yaa meets a wild boy and three spirits whose actions would change her life forever and shape the course of humankind for years to follow.

    How could a shy little girl with clumsy feet and little imagination change the world?

    See what happens when Yaa traps Death in her basket to find out!

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  • Not My Thing

    Sherman Jamison is rich, very rich. He has amassed millions and now wants someone to pass them on to, the next in the family line. But he has no heir as his wife has been unable to have children. Refusing to let this stand in his way, Jamison pleads for a divorce but his wife, a devout Catholic, refuses to give into his demands. If she will not agree, she will have to be removed. Jamison hires a professional killer to do the deed but this is only the beginning of a thrilling and electrifying story of revenge, betrayal and murder

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  • Tiger by the Tail

    Kenway Holland, a respectable, married bank official, jeopardises his happiness and his future by one night of midsummer madness. The sudden temptation to kick over the traces while his wife is away lands Holland up to his ears in a vortex of political intrigue and murder. Set against a background of gangster politicians, blackmailers, gunmen and hard-boiled characters, the action of this explosive thriller takes place over a period of only thirty hours!

    One night of midsummer madness… and Ken Holland, a respectable, married bank official, jeopardises his happiness and his future. The sudden temptation to kick over the traces while his wife is away lands Holland up to his ears in a vortex of political intrigue and murder. Set against a background of gangster politicians, blackmailers, gunmen and hard-boiled characters, the action of this explosive thriller takes place over a period of only thirty hours.
    But what hours they are !

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  • What’s Better Than Money?

    SHE CAME OUT OF HIS PAST TO THREATEN HIS FUTURE…

    Out of Jefferson Halliday’s past comes Rima Marshall. She’s got nothing to lose : she’s sunk just about as far as a woman can go. But she still knows enough to put Jefferson in the hot-seat. And he knows that she knows. With the deck stacked this way, blackmail becomes a deadly dangerous weapon to fool around with…

    From out of Jefferson Halliday’s past comes Rima Marshall, a woman who has nothing to lose and who has reached the lowest rung of the ladder of degeneracy.

    She has information that can send Halliday to prison for a long term, and, ruthlessly, she proceeds to blackmail him. But Halliday is a bad subject for blackmail. His method of silencing this woman provides the theme of this action-packed thriller which is written with the pace and tension that has earned James Hadley Chase the reputation of being ‘far and away the best writer of thrillers in the English language’.

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