By W. Ben Hunt
By W. Ben Hunt
By Jennifer NivenNow in paperback, the gripping and encouraging story of a woman's survival on my own within the Arctic.
By Nick Schuyler
Not with out desire is the real tale of the headline-making tragedy that took the lives of 3 soccer avid gamers: NFL stars Marquis Cooper and Corey Smith, and should Bleakley from the collage of South Florida. instructed via the only survivor of the ill-fated fishing journey, Nick Schuyler, with New York instances bestselling writer and activities journalist Jere Longford, Not with out wish is an inspiring and unforgettable tale of braveness and power, friendship and loss, and, most significantly, desire, within the vein of Touching the Void, Into skinny Air, among a Rock and a difficult position, and Piers Paul Read’s vintage survival story, Alive.
By Tim MacWelchBe ready. Be a Survivor.
By Kenneth Roberts, Jack Bales, Richard WarnerThis vintage story of shipwreck and survival is reprinted in a brand new version, with essays that supply a old standpoint and hint the resources from which Kenneth Roberts (1885-1957) drew his story. a local Mainer, Roberts, whose historic novels contain Northwest Passage and Arundel, was once intrigued by way of the tale of the December 1710 ruin of the Nottingham. After operating aground a dozen miles offshore, the send broke up, stranding her staff with minimum instruments, scant protect, and some items of cheese. the boys survived approximately a month of screeching gales, sub-freezing temperatures, and using snowstorms. in the course of their ordeal they resorted to cannibalism and have been ultimately rescued after one in every of them made it ashore on a crude raft. incorporated listed below are modern money owed from workforce contributors, supplying dramatically diverse types of the true-life irritating occasion and a desirable counterpoint to Roberts’ fictionalized model. A bestseller while released in 1956, Boon Island is a narrative of the ways in which main issue can motivate the best--and worst--in human nature.
By Larry Dean Olsen
By Lynette NoniDreading her first day at a brand new college, Alex is shocked while she walks via a doorway and unearths herself stranded in Medora, a fable international packed with impossibilities. wanting to go back domestic, she learns that just a guy named Professor Marselle may help her… yet he’s missing.
By Len McDougall
By Sam SheridanSam Sheridan has traveled the area as an novice boxer and combined martial arts fighter; he has labored as an EMT, a desolate tract firefighter, a sailor, a cowboy on the greatest ranch in Montana, and in development less than brutal stipulations on the South Pole. If he is not prepared for the Apocalypse and the fractured international that may most probably take place, we're all in loads of trouble.
Despite an arsenal of talents that places many to disgrace, whilst Sam turned a father he used to be beset with nightmares approximately being not able to guard his son. With catastrophe pictures from video clips, books, and the nightly information filling his head, he used to be slowly being pushed to distraction. If a rogue wave hit his seashore neighborhood, might he be capable of get out? If the ability grid went down and he was once compelled open air the town limits, might he live to tell the tale within the barren region? And let's now not even discuss plagues, zombie hoards, and attacking extraterrestrial beings. not able to quiet his brain, Sam comes to a decision to stand his fears head-on and achieve as many talents as possible.
The challenge is every one doomsday state of affairs calls for whatever specific. attempting to navigate the clogged road out of city? Head to the simplest stunt riding university within the nation. have to safeguard your loved ones, yet out of ammunition? the right way to deal with a knife. Is your child damage or displaying indicators of psychological pressure? larger brush upon emergency drugs and the mental results of trauma. From education with an Olympic weight lifter to a down and soiled apprenticeship in stealing automobiles with an ex-gang member, from a gun path within the hundred-degree warmth of Alabama to agonizing classes in arctic barren region survival, Sam leaves no stone unturned. Will it's adequate if a meteor rocks the earth? who is to assert? yet as Sam issues out, it might be a rattling disgrace to outlive the preliminary impression purely to die a couple of days later since you don’t know the way to construct a fire.
A rollicking narrative with each one bankruptcy framed by way of a hypothetical catastrophic situation, The catastrophe Diaries is impossible to resist armchair experience interpreting for everybody interested in what it may possibly take to outlive a cataclysmic occasion and those that simply are looking to watch another person suffering to discover out.