A Storm Too Soon: A True Story of Disaster, Survival and an Incredibe Rescue

A Storm Too Soon: A True Story of Disaster, Survival and an Incredibe Rescue

Michael J. Tougias


FROM MASTERFUL STORYTELLER MICHAEL J. TOUGIAS COMES a brand new, HEART-STOPPING TRUE-LIFE story OF MARITIME catastrophe, SURVIVAL, AND bold RESCUE, HIS so much exciting AND striking tale but.

Seventy-foot waves batter a torn lifestyles raft 250 miles out to sea in a single of the world’s most threatening locations, the Gulf movement. putting directly to the raft are 3 males, a Canadian, a Brit, and their captain, JP de Lutz, a twin citizen of the US and France. Their capsized forty-seven-foot sailboat has choked with water and disappeared less than the tempestuous sea. the enormous waves again and again toss the lads out in their tiny vessel, and JP, with 9 damaged ribs, is hypothermic and at the verge of dying. The captain, besides the fact that, is a remarkably difficult personality, having survived a brutal boyhood, and now he needs to depend upon a similar internal power to live longer than the typhoon.

Trying to arrive those survivors ahead of it’s too overdue are 4 courageous Coast Guardsmen combating typhoon- strength winds of their Jayhawk helicopter. They understand the waves should be severe, but if they come they're astounded to discover that the vast seas have waves attaining 80 toes. decreasing the wind-whipped helicopter to drop a rescue swimmer into such chaos may be tremendous risky. The pilots wonder whether they've got a pragmatic likelihood of saving the sailors clinging to the damaged existence raft, and in the event that they should be capable of even retrieve their very own rescue swimmer from the towering seas. after they decide to the rescue, they locate themselves in virtually as a lot difficulty because the survivors, dealing with one life-and-death second after the subsequent.

Also stuck within the typhoon are 3 different boats, each in a Mayday scenario. Of the 10 humans on those boats, in basic terms six will ever see land back.

Spellbinding, harrowing, and meticulously researched, A hurricane Too Soon is a brilliant account concerning the strong collision among the forces of nature and the human will to outlive. writer Michael J. Tougias, identified for his fast paced writing sort and character-driven tales, tells this precise saga within the current annoying to offer the reader an exhilarating, edge-of-your-seat immediacy. A typhoon Too Soon is Tougias at his masterful most sensible and a heart-pounding narrative of survival, the facility of the human spirit, and the most terrific rescues ever tried.

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