On May 2, 1970, a passenger jet with fifty-seven passengers and a crew of six departed New York’s JFK international airport en route to the tropical island of St. Maarten. The flight ended four hours and thirty-four minutes later in the shark-infested waters of the Caribbean. It was at the time, and remains, the only open-water ditching of a commercial jet. Learn more about this amazing true story in the nonfiction book 35 Miles From Shore.

2018 Audiobook Listener Awards Winner!

I’m pleased to announce that the audiobook for 35 Miles From Shore took home the top prize in nonfiction at the 2018 Audiobook Listener Awards.