Tere Duperrault was an 11-year-old on a rented sailboat off the coast of Florida when tragedy struck. Julian Harvey, the Captain of the ship, murdered her father, mother, sister, and brother. Tere managed to escape on a small cork raft and was adrift for four days before being rescued. Julian Harvey was a narcissistic sociopath who collected insurance more than once. The book recounts the lives of the Dupperault family, Tere’s harrowing ordeal, the investigation into the murder, and Harvey’s mindset. With the help of her co-author, a renowned psychological and survival expert, Tere took a truth serum, and recounts this harrowing story of tragedy and inspiration. Engrossing read.