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Carol Ann Cole

Paradise is Carol Ann Cole's fifth book and her first work of fiction. She is a best-selling author, professional speaker and the founder of The Comfort Heart Initiative.


Carol Ann is a member of the Order of Canada, and has received numerous additional awards including: Queen Elizabeth II Silver and Golden Jubilee Medals, the elite Maclean's Honour Role, the Bell Canada Heroes award, the Markham Stouffville Hospital Hope award and the Terry Fox Citation of Honour. She is profiled in Canadian Who's Who and in the 2005 edition of 1000 Great Women of the 21st Century.


  • Paradise


    Cut off entirely and subject to a strict regime within the convent she has doubts. After five years, she leaves to return to a new life outside and the start of a search for her birth parents, and for her brother, who disappeared during the period she was in the convent.

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