Subsaharan Africa is an area that I feel weak in . I need to find some more books from that region.
There are lots of great books set in Egypt. I like Elizabeth Peters’ mystery series about a female archeologist and her family in the early 20th century. Rick Riordan has a series set here.
Vampires have taken over the temperate zones of the Earth and humans have retreated to the equator. When the heir to the throne, Princess Adele, is kidnapped by vampires, she learns about their lives and decides how humans should fight back. James Marsters narrates the audio so it is wonderful.
Fixing up a house is bad enough, let alone moving a totally foreign culture to do it.
Peggy Bartels was an American secretary when she found out that his had inherited the title of King of a small African village. King is equivalent to mayor but is for life. Now what does she do?
Yeah, yeah, if you’ve been a regular reader you know I can’t shut up about this book. Just go read it.
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
A lonely immigrant housewife attempts to mentor her housemaid’s daughter in South Africa in the midst of apartheid.
Listening to now
I’m juggling two African audiobooks right now.
The history of the fight over the diamond mines of South Africa.
Historical fiction about the life of Queen Nefertiti.