To Live in Paradise is a hit with the Indie Award circle. Only a few weeks ago, the wave of accolades began flooding in with the announcement that this story of dreams found and dreams lost in Africa by Cindi McVey was named a Finalist in the Reader’s View Choice Awards winning in the Global Category: Africa with an Honorable Mention in the Memoir/Biography category.(View the full list of winners here») In addition, To Live in Paradise also went on to win Gold in the 2015 Independent Publisher Book Awards’ for best Multicultural non-fiction! (View the full list of winners here») Now Cindi McVey caps off her winning streak by being named a Finalist in both the Next Generation Indie Book Awards and 2015 Eric Hoffer Book Awards!
In honor of Cindi’s win, we are offering To Live in Paradise for 20% off the list price! View the book in our store»
Set amid the magic and struggles of Africa, To Live in Paradise is the poignant memoir of a young American woman who finds herself swept up in an intriguing new life in Zimbabwe, just as this paradise country takes a critical turn in its history. As the idyll unravels, the nation applauded as Africa’s success story plunges into a lawless land where tyrants rule. In a clash of humanity and earth, an unparalleled wilderness and a distressed nation both fight for survival. Her adventures include a cheetah attack, rioting crowds, inspiring safaris, and eye-to-eye snake encounters, shared with endearing characters who are her friends. Within this tale of an American’s affair with a vibrant yet imperiled land, also unfolds a story of loss for one of Earth’s last Edens.