Bleeding Independence is a gripping story of pain and suffering for Sekai Alice Tsimba, a young Zimbabwean girl, who grew up in the face of adversity and abuse after losing her father to early death. She nonetheless excelled at school but soon had all her dreams and aspirations wrecked by Jeff, the man who married her in her youthful age.
Sekai is about to get a new life after her dreams have been shattered by an abusive husband. The political instability in her beloved country has brought economic depression and unbearable hardship upon the entire land – nothing is ever the same again. Willy-nilly, she is forced to go through horrific channels of illegal footpaths to cross borders into South Africa. Can Sekai ever find peace and joy again after her indescribable, turbulent life’s journey?
Martha Nyahwedegwe (Author of Bleeding Independence) was born and raised in Zimbabwe. She went to Munyaradzi High School and later studied at Speciss College before furthering her education at the University of Zimbabwe. She currently resides in South Africa. Paddy and Lilly is her second literary work. Martha is a devout Christian who has a passion for writing, and also enjoys reading.