A story of first love in all its glory, joy, and passion.
Sara is sure Sam will give her the forever home she longs for. Sam knows he is destined for greatness with her by his side. 

But even the most deserving of dreams are fraught with complications for a young African man and his white lover.  

​​Published by young upstart publishing house LESLEIGH KENYA, printed locally, and sold on the streets and bookshops of Nairobi. Cover art by James Njoroge. Check out his work here
An International Anthology of 36 stories from 25 talented authors

Short & Happy (or not) brings together authors from English-speaking countries around the globe and a sprinkling of others who enjoy life in non-English speaking countries. Their stories cover just as wide a spectrum of subjects. Humor (or humour), light romance, science fiction, fantasy, memoir, satire, reflection, exotic locales … it's all here in bite-sized pieces.

Includes two enchanting stories by Jo Alkemade.

​​The charming 
everyday adventures of two friends growing up together in Nairobi. What will they do when their friendship is torn apart? 

Jennifer and Jojo: Friends Forever is published by Kenya Literature Bureau and approved by the Kenya Institute for Education for recreational reading by pupils in Standard 3 and 4. Suitable for children age 8-12.

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