- 2014 INDIES Finalist
- Finalist, Autobiography & Memoir (Adult Nonfiction)
A collision of crises on two continents. Just as Rossandra's husband disappears to Mexico, her brother’s crisis calls her back to Africa, and her beloved dog receives a fatal diagnosis. Standing on the edge of the past and future as she travels between her birth country and the shifting foundations at home, she finds courage to face a painful decision — stay in her marriage, or face her demons and leave her husband of twenty-five years and forge a new life alone.