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Title: The Long Way Home 
Authors: Benjamin Smile With Steve Eggleston 
Genre: Memoir, addiction, mental health, self-help



Benjamin survived a childhood that no child should ever have to face.  As he grew, so did his need to be free from his traumatic past and his urge to escape.
He found Gambling, Drugs, Drink, Women and Crime as a way to express his inner turmoil and with each vice came harsh consequences.
Benjamin Smile’s stunning life story is a rollercoaster and it was a miracle that he survived at all, yet survive he did and he even managed to find happiness and success.
This incredibly honest, brave and thought provoking story will keep you awake long after your bedtime to read just one more page then another then another.

*** A percentage of the sale price will be donated to the charity, MIND ***


About The Authors 

Benjamin Smile:

This is a true story, but some names and identifying details have been changed to protect the privacy of the individuals.

Benjamin is an entrepreneur who enjoys putting deals together and in between business his passion is to travel with his wife Anna and his two children. Benjamin is a regular at his local cinema and loves to watch movies. He strongly believes in the following words:

“It ain’t about how hard you hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. How much you can take and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done.”

Steve Eggleston

Steve is a critically acclaimed author and accomplished memoirist as well as a best-selling ghost writer. He lives in magical Somerset, England, with his wife and children, where he devotes his free time to painting and sketching horses. Learn more about Steve’s interesting life and career at