Splintered Lives continues the journey of children who survived human trafficking, and is a story of hope, courage and survival, with characters who come to life in the pages of the story. One reviewer described, "If you like James Patterson, you'll like this author."
The Book has been self-published via True Visions Publications and is available as eBook and Paperback - 481 pages - released in Nov. 2015.
About the Book
It began on the Navajo Indian Reservation when a fourteen year old boy, George Tokay, witnessed and reported the murder of a Caucasian boy his own age. Kelliher and his team of FBI agents solved that crime, which led to the freedom of thirty boys who were abducted off safe suburban streets and held in captivity, some for more than two years. The FBI thought the boys were safe and so did their parents. After all, arrest warrants were served and members of the human trafficking ring were arrested. That is, except for three dangerous men with absolutely nothing to lose.
These three men arrange for a handsome reward if fourteen year old Brett, one of the boys who had been held captive, is killed. Brett has no idea that he, his younger brother, and his friend, another former captive, are targets. But more than anyone else, these three men vow revenge on George, whom they blame for forcing them to run and go into hiding. What was to be a fun-filled vacation with his newly adopted family, turns into a nightmare and ends where it started, back on the Navajo Indian Reservation high up on a mesa held sacred by George and his grandfather.
Outnumbered and out gunned, George is willing to make the ultimate sacrifice, but can he protect his father and his brothers from these dangerous men before that happens? Can he save them without knowing who these men are or where they might be? Or when they might attack? Can George trust his friends whom he reaches out to for help? Is he prepared for betrayal that leads to his heartbreak and possible death?
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- "This heartbreaking story is a must read. The courage of these boys is overwhelming. All the horror and pain they went through but survive with hearts." - Amazon Customer
- "[...] A real page turner that keeps you completely intrigued as the characters come to life in your mind. Excellent series designed to wake you to the reality of the world around us." - Erin M. Spalding
- "The books are greatly written & you quickly become attached to the characters. The author did an outstanding job. I was on pins & needles while reading the last book & was even late getting back from lunch because I didn't want to put the book down." - Amazon Customer
- "So sad that these things happen to children but the book is so inspiring and shows that there are good people in this world fighting to save them and stop these crimes." - Annie (Amazon)
About the Author
|Author Joseph Lewis|
While each book deals with human trafficking, they are stories of courage, hope, perseverance and most assuredly, survival. Previously, Lewis published a short story, Dusty And Me (1989).
Lewis has been in education for 39 years as a teacher, coach, counselor and administrator. He is currently a high school principal and resides in Virginia with his wife, Kim, of 23 years, along with his daughters, Hannah and Emily. His son, Wil, is deceased.
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