“Step aside John Maclean Die Hards hero has nothing over Travis James. A book hard to put down, a story of a basic family man with a will to survive and respect for human life that is missing from many people today. A fantastic journey of incredible physical suffering intertwined with a desire to do the right thing at any cost . A man with an unmatched love for the family he and his wife have created and his determination to return to them all, even in if pieces. Highly recommended.” Reader Review
On a Good day, any sane person could never imagine what it would feel like to be on a doomed crashing jetliner, much less, live to tell the tale.
A combination of Fiction and Non-Fiction, impossible to tell which, this is the story of one man that lives to tell the experience as the jetliner he is on coming from Asia starts breaking apart in a storm at the Arctic Circle above Canada.
Living through the experience is horrendous enough by itself, but when Travis James realizes that his life is thought to be forfeited in the wreckage and there is no help coming? He goes into survival mode, as his damaged body wreaks havoc and keeps him trapped in the wilderness until he heals enough to start traveling south to safety.
A man of means, aching to return to his family that believes he is dead is the driving force that pushes a man to the limits and beyond of his abilities as the unfriendly terrain takes it’s toll.
When the push south finally begins, the trail is littered with agony and death as the civilized world refuses to acknowledge that there were any survivors or that he is anything other than a homeless man.
A disfigured Travis is constantly trying to decide whether to try to join his family, knowing that he no longer looks quite the same or to wander off into the sunset and save his family more grief.
Some names have been changed to protect the innocent…
“Captivating from the first page to the last! Waiting for the Movie now!
The action mixed with emotions captivates you! The author visionally description made the story come to life!” –Cynthia DeGuevara on Goodreads
” I loved the book and I do research on books before I purchase them. I was intrigued when I read somewhere that it was written on an iphone in “Notes” from recurring dreams? That was interesting considering how much I enjoyed it! In fact, I read it twice and my wife read it also, both of us giving it 5 stars on content.” –Reader Review Barnes & Noble
“I rarely write reviews but I had to come on here and say something about this book. This needs to be a movie. The way it is written as an autobiographical testimony is nothing short of amazing.
The author had me feeling as if I was traveling with him. I don’t want to give any spoilers in this review, but believe me when I tell you that when books.google.caget this book, you’re in for an adventure through a riveting experience of emotional plot twists and a thrilling upheaval of expectations. “ –Reader Review Google Books
How This Book Became A Book:
Written in 6 weeks, 1-2 hours a night on an Iphone in notes.
Because this story is both fictional and non-fictional and is a recurring dream 2-4 nights a week. the author was told to put the dream together word for word and then read it over to eliminate the nightmares.
That didn’t work.
But as others read the story, the author was encouraged to let others see the story so that people could appreciate that not all lives and paths that we humans chose to take end up even close to the way we initially hope.