Lisa Harris’ uncle passed away in 2010 after working in Africa more than 40 years. Old books she discovered in his library inspired An Ocean Away (Summerside Press). “They were fascinating cultural studies on life in Northern Rhodesia — now Zambia — and dealt with everything from the people’s religious beliefs to what they ate for dinner to how they were given in marriage, and in turn gave me the pieces to the backdrop of my story.”
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About The Author

Lisa Harrisis a bestselling author, a Christy Award winner, and the winner of the Best Inspirational Suspense Novel for 2011 fromRomantic Times. The author of nearly thirty books, Lisa and her family have spent more than ten years living as missionaries in southern Africa. When she’s not busy writing or home schooling, she loves traveling, cooking different ethnic foods, and photographing animals and birds in the African bush.