Biography

Jessica Buchanan

Jessica Buchanan worked in the humanitarian aid field in Somalia. She has recently relocated to the United States, where she and her husband, Erik Landemalm, lecture on their experiences while raising their son, August, born in October 2012.

Jessica Buchanan

Books by Jessica Buchanan

by Jessica Buchanan and Erik Landemalm, with Anthony Flacco - Memoir, Military, Nonfiction, True Crime

IMPOSSIBLE ODDS chronicles the mutual journey of Jessica Buchanan and her husband, Erik Landemalm, during the torturous months when Jessica was kidnapped at gunpoint and held for ransom by a band of Somali pirates. Together they relate the events prior to the kidnapping, the drama of Jessica’s fight to stay alive, and Erik’s efforts to bolster and support the hunt for her while he acted as liaison between their two families, the FBI, professional hostage negotiators, and the United States government.