Ripped from his wheelchair by a massive flash flood, Allan drags himself through dense forest only to find himself surrounded by strange and ruthless creatures who are not from Earth. Allan can’t run away and has no means to defend himself. Instinct overcomes his terror and his cleverness blossoms, which is all he needs to survive the dark jungles, poisonous plants, Shadic hunters and the vile slave trader Killian Crow.
This adventure is so thrilling and unlike anything you’ve ever read, you’ll be hooked until the last page. Follow Allan’s path of self-discovery, and watch him take back what he’s lost. Strange Lands is a spine tingling adventure, with exciting twists & turns. A perfect and inspiring read for 10 and up.
MIDWEST REVIEW: (previously titled Surviving the Improbable Quest)
Critique: “Surviving the Improbable Quest” is the first volume of the “Heroes of Distant Planets” series, which is certain to be enduringly popular among science fiction fans. This deftly crafted story is written and illustrated by Anderson Atlas, who is an impressively gifted and original novelist. “Surviving the Improbable Quest” is an exciting adventure, very highly recommended for school and community library Science Fiction collections. It should be noted for personal reading lists that “Surviving the Improbable Quest” is also available in a Kindle edition ($2.99).