Action-Packed Book Highlights Man’s Innate Ability to Survive

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Author G. L. Skye delivers fast-paced account of humanity’s fight for survival in "Return to Life."

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An avid reader, it is no surprise that sooner rather than later, author G. L. Skye found his other calling which is writing. Setting his debut story in a post-apocalyptic America, Skye narrates a compelling tale while tackling various facets of real life, today. “Return to Life” (published by Xlibris) is an action-packed adventure that highlights man’s innate ability to survive — for himself, especially for his loved ones.

As chaos engulfs the world, one man faces the challenges of protecting those dear to him and trying to set the world right again. Morgan Russell “Russ” Turner is a man with an ingrained sense of duty and of right and wrong. Facing challenges that would cause most men to give up, Russ faces each new challenge with skill and determination. Refusing to give up or quit, he begins to form a group of survivors called the Golden Eagles.

The Eagles work quickly to become self-sufficient and self-reliant. Salvaging everything possible from the towns around them pits them against gangs, thugs, and other human trash. Russ must decide the fates of their enemies while balancing the lives of those who’ve turned to him for protection and safety. With the fate of his parents unknown, the urgency to gather equipment and materials before they can be destroyed or taken drives him to set aside his personal fears and feelings in order to ensure the Eagles, and all their dependents, survive.

Spotlighting Russ’ sense of duty and loyalty to those he loves and promised to protect, as well as his resourcefulness and resilience, Skye was able to channel his view of a man the world needs in order to keep it from crumbling. Realistic and fast-paced, this adventure provides more than entertainment, it gives real insights.

“Return to Life”
By G. L. Skye
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 526 pages | ISBN 9781499025620
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 526 pages | ISBN 9781499025644
E-Book | 526 pages | ISBN 9781499025606
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author:

G. L. Skye was born Guy Lee Snodgrass in Frankfort, Ind. He graduated high school in 1983 from McCreary County High School in Whitley City, Ky. After graduation, he attended Cumberland College in Williamsburg, Ky. He Joined the Army National Guard at the age of 18. When he was 24, he entered active duty in the U.S. Army where he finished his B.S. in Geography. He eventually retired after 25 years of service in 2005 as a Chief Warrant Officer. Skye currently resides in northern Virginia where he continues his love of geology and geospatial sciences with his wife, Angela. He has three children and two granddaughters. He is a member of the GIS Certification Institute (GISP), PnPAuthors, and Cold Coffee Club.

Xlibris Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider created in 1997 by authors, for authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles. For more information, visit or call 1-888-795-4274 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisPub on Twitter for the latest news.

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