Runner Up International Book Awards 2021 – True Crime
“The sad thing about this story is that it is all true. Some would say it’s unbelievable, unfortunately it’s not”- Travis Winks
“Told with brutal honesty, I couldn’t put it down” – Amanda Keller OAM
“Impossible to read without tears and admiration” – Glenn Daniel – Journalist/Broadcaster
Your brother is on life support and might not make it …
Your sister has been arrested …
The police have just shot Dad …
Shattered, is a true story of the devastating impacts of mental illness and domestic violence that saw one family self-destruct in just 67 harrowing days. Told through the eyes of a hurting brother and son, this tragic story follows three family members through a series of decisions that bring the family together, and then tear them apart.
Almost every family has a tumultuous chapter and this story is about the real impact mental illness and domestic violence can have. The consequences are not only catastrophic for sufferers, but also for those who love them.
Travis tells his story with rawness and honesty, but also with hope and humour. His story will help people realise that life has many options, and challenges and problems can be dealt with differently, and hopefully positively.