Two Lives Collide is a nonstop thrill ride from beginning to end. The protagonist encounters many obstacles, including his own fears. You will not be able to put this book down until you finish completely. The protagonist has many issues. He comes into money, but this luck is short-lived. He manages to save a life only to put his at grave risk. Once he recovers, he goes on his high school trip. This turns into disaster. Twists and turns abound; his money is gone. The action never stops until the very end.