Mia Coffin is a waitress, a world traveler, and would-be anthropologist. Coming from a large family in a small town in California she continually escapes her rmal life in search of distant shores and adventure. Being an experienced traveler, Mia kws if things can go wrong they surely will--just how wrong, Mia recounts as she travels solo through Indonesia, Leban, Africa and New Zealand. Mia is charged by an angry elephant, kidnapped by a Hezbollah drug lord, and gets caught up in a in a baby smuggling ring--all the while keeping her wicked sense of humor and never forgetting to email her worried mom back home. She fumbles with strange cultures, unfamiliar languages and unforgettable characters and realizes just how precious her home and family are to her. Invariably, Mia steps up to each ticket counter throughout her travels and requests--One, please.
The author grew up on the island of Oahu in Hawaii where she currently lives with her husband and baby boy. She loves to hear from readers at Miafranciscoffin@gmail.com. Or find Mia Francis Coffin on Facebook.