DescriptionBeneath the Shining Jewel takes place in Ki Khanga's jewel city, Sati-Baa. Mba, a retired constable, is called back to active duty to deal with a situation that still haunts him twenty years later. Mba and a host of characters battle a scourge that once ravaged the city and may be poised to return. Beneath the Shining Jewel is both familiar and unique, combining African folklore with a good dose of horror and action adventure. Sword and Soul - African-inspired Heroic and Epic Fantasy - has been taken in a new and thrilling direction with Beneath the Shining Jewel, a tale that will have you riveted from beginning to end.
Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
March 17, 2016
6.0 X 0.75 X 9.0 inches | 1.09 pounds
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About the Author
Author, Filmmaker and Publisher, Balogun Ojetade is the author of the bestselling non-fiction books Afrikan Martial Arts: Discovering the Warrior Within The Afrikan Warriors Bible and The Young Afrikan Warriors' Guide to Defeating Bullies & Trolls. He is screenwriter / producer / director of the films, A Single Link, Rite of Passage: Initiation and Rite of Passage: The Dentist of Westminster. Balogun is one of the leading authorities on Steamfunk - a philosophy or style of writing that combines the African and / or African American culture and approach to life with that of the steampunk philosophy and / or steampunk fiction - and writes about it, the craft of writing, Sword & Soul and Steampunk in general, at http: //chroniclesofharriet.com/. He is author of eleven novels - the Steamfunk bestsellers, MOSES: The Chronicles of Harriet Tubman (Books 1 & 2) and The Chronicles of Harriet Tubman: Freedonia; the Urban Science Fiction saga, Redeemer; the Sword & Soul epic, Once Upon A Time In Afrika; a Fight Fiction, New Pulp novella, Fist of Afrika; the gritty, Urban Superhero series, A Single Link and Wrath of the Siafu; the two-fisted Dieselfunk tale, The Scythe, the "Choose-Your-Own-Destiny"-style Young Adult novel, The Keys, the Urban Fantasy epic, Redeemer: The Cross Chronicles and the Sword and Soul horror novel, Beneath the Shining Jewel. Balogun is also contributing co-editor of two anthologies: Ki: Khanga: The Anthology and Steamfunk and contributing editor of the Rococoa anthology. Finally, Balogun is the Director of Blacktastic: The Black Science Fiction and Fantasy Podcast and co-author of the award winning screenplay, Ngolo. You can reach him on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Afrikan.Martial.Arts; on Twitter at https: //twitter.com/Baba_Balogun and on Tumblr at www.tumblr.com/blog/blackspeculativefiction.