• Biography

    Carol Ann Cole is an best-selling author, professional speaker, former Vice President with Bell Canada and the founder of the Comfort Heart initiative, which has raised over one million dollars for cancer research. She has received the Order of Canada, the Golden and Silver Jubilee Medals, the Terry Fox Citation of Honour, the elite Maclean's Honour Role and numerous other awards. Carol Ann is profiled in 'Canadian Who's Who' and in the 2005 edition of '1000 Great Women of the 21st Century,' published by the American Biographical Institute in Raleigh, North Carolina.

    Carol Ann has authored five books to date.  Her latest, Paradise,  published in May 2017, by Pegasus (UK) tells the story of a young girl who has a major decision to make as she turns 16.  Stay within her adoptive family, and with Thomas, her boyfriend, whom she has known all her life or give it all up to follow her long held desire to become a nun.  In secret, she leaves everyone behind and joins the convent.   When her brother, Wilmot, goes missing Paradise makes the decision to leave the convent and become a private investigator. If no one else can find Wilmot, Paradise will.   She learns of the underworld of crime involving the buying and selling of babies - there is a danger for Paradise and those she loves.

     

    Publications
    • If I Knew Then What I Know Now. Pottersfield Press 2009. ISBN 978-1-897426-12-8.

      Paradise. Pegasus(UK) 2017. ISBN 978-1-784652-24-1

    • Lessons Learned upside-the-Head. Pottersfield Press, 2006. ISBN: 1-895900-79-4.

    • Comfort Heart - A Personal Memoir. ECW Press, 2001. ISBN 1-55022-473-5.