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By Michael J. Tougias

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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 remarkable tale YET.

Seventy-foot waves batter a torn existence raft 250 miles out to sea in a single of the world’s most deadly areas, the Gulf flow. placing directly to the raft are 3 males, a Canadian, a Brit, and their captain, JP de Lutz, a twin citizen of the USA and France. Their capsized forty-seven-foot sailboat has packed with water and disappeared under the tempestuous sea. the large waves many times toss the lads out in their tiny vessel, and JP, with 9 damaged ribs, is hypothermic and at the verge of dying. The captain, notwithstanding, is a remarkably tricky personality, having survived a brutal boyhood, and now he needs to depend upon an analogous internal energy to live longer than the hurricane.

Trying to arrive those survivors earlier than it’s too overdue are 4 courageous Coast Guardsmen combating typhoon- strength winds of their Jayhawk helicopter. They comprehend the waves can be severe, but if they come they're astounded to discover that the titanic seas have waves achieving 80 toes. reducing the wind-whipped helicopter to drop a rescue swimmer into such chaos can be super harmful. The pilots wonder whether they've got a practical probability of saving the sailors clinging to the damaged existence raft, and in the event that they could be in a position to 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 hassle because the survivors, dealing with one life-and-death second after the following.

Also stuck within the typhoon are 3 different boats, every one in a Mayday state of affairs. Of the 10 humans on those boats, purely six will ever see land back.

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

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