Risking Everything: Coming Out in Coffee Land is the story of southern woman who seems to have it all—husband, children, successful career, friends, and a BMW convertible. So why, on the eve of her 50th birthday, does she hop a jet for Europe? Alone? Her headlong flight from her life takes her through the cathedrals and kitchens of Europe, and ends abruptly in the remote highland rain forest of Panama … where she loses everything … only to find everything.
- 2011 Global eBooks Award Winner for best LGBT Non-Fiction!
A bold story of adventure, betrayal, hope, and ultimately, living life on one’s own terms. Follow the author’s journey…and discover why, today, Worley says, “Life is too short to drink bad coffee!”
What readers are saying:
“This is an amazing adventure by an incredible woman, filled with joy, pain, laughter and courage. A travelogue? A mystery? A love story? A story of betrayal? Most assuredly, it’s a story of great courage. I highly recommend this book to anyone, who is seeking to find out who they really are. It’s all part of the dance of life, and guess what Ms. Worley? The dance isn’t over. Rock On!” ~John Hubschmitt, NC
“(Worley) … allows us to follow her journey of self-discovery, self-sufficiency and independence, and accompany her on the path to a more joyous and fulfilling life. We find ourselves cheering for her and ourselves. Men as well as women will enjoy reading Worley’s story.” ~ Ellie Simon, Panama
“The writing is skillful and beautifully descriptive, particularly of recalled family times, memorable meals, travels, and impressions of Panama. This book is ultimately a celebration of life, and the courage required to live it!”
~ Louise Orr, South Carolina
Follow the continuing adventure on Worley’s blog, Ramblings from the Mountain