Would you travel halfway around the world to discover the secret of life? Max Hansell did, and he was never quite the same. Cheated and dumped by his dishonest employer, Max escapes recession-hit London to trek to the source of the Amazon River. He is determined to start life afresh, but disaster follows and before long he finds himself in the world of drug cartels, cocaine labs, corruption and torture deep in the Bolivian rainforest. His unknown DEA cousin is trapped there, but can Max discover the secret of life AND save his distant cousin?