One Second After has ratings and reviews. Timmy said: 5 things I hated about One Second After – 1. Every important adult male character. Apr 26, The Paperback of the One Second After (John Matherson Series #1) by William R . Forstchen at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or. Jan 12, One Second After. William R. Forstchen, Author, Newt Gingrich, Foreword by. Forge $ (p) ISBN

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One Second After

If we are prepared, we won’t be afraid. In this entertaining apocalyptic thriller from Forstchen We Look Like Men of Afetra high-altitude nuclear bomb of uncertain origin explodes, unleashing a deadly electromagnetic pulse that instantly disables almost every electrical device in the U.

The book was horrific, but thought-provoking.

Otherwise she would have lived in a crowded, crime-ridden camp of physical laborers. Jun 04, Megan rated it it was ok Shelves: Forstchen is the author of more than forty books, including the award winning We Look Like Men of War, a young adult novel about an African-American regiment that fought at the Battle of the Crater, which is based upon his doctoral dissertation, The 28th USCTs: My poor heartstrings too, I felt so strongly for the characters!

One Second After First edition cover. First editionthird edition In the tradition of On the BeachFail Safeand Testamentthis book, set in a typical American town, is a dire warning of what might be our future And yes, they’re not armed. I’m glad I now know a little about EMPs, but otherwise, this book was a loss.

I felt total despair after reading this book too. Please do not plan to buddy up with a Mormon as your preparedness plan.

He seems to be the only possible candidate who is a believer in the strong possiblity of this and wants to be proactive in preparing our grid for such a aftee. No lights, no HVAC, no refrigeration. Books of the Week. The character is sexually creepy.


One Second After (After, #1) by William R. Forstchen

One Second After is a book to get you thinking. The book also describes the increasingly intimate relationship Matherson develops with a single and child-less nurse, Makala Turner, who was stranded by the pulse.

An author can only do so if their book is as good. What if those shut off? Multiple typos can be found in in Kindle edition.

Their biggest problem is not being able to provide for loved ones, which they generally quietly go along with. I also refuse to go anywhere that will put a major city in between me and my home. This woman was not Jewish, nor Polish, nor any of the peoples the Nazis tried to exterminate.

There is an immediate growing concern about food; the leaders of the community soon begin wondering how these several thousand people are going to be fed for any appreciable length of time. The author then demonstrates in blunt and terrible fashion what this means: The attack is designed to blow out electronics. Dorstchen author is conservative and pro-military, so much so that theme gets tedious.

Cannibalism is a fate worse than death, apparently. It is when survivalism is what you think of first, and becomes almost a reaction, that you start to realize you’ll be able to help others. I also enjoyed the sequel to 77days — Daughting Days Winter. Anyway, the main character saunters to the head of the long line waiting to get medication and proceeds to harangue one of the pharmacists to give him an excessive supply of insulin for his daughter.


Our grandparents and great grandparents faced the hardships we would now encounter, but had a better infrastructure and ability to live without an electricity driven society. Reading the book made me more serious about forstchsn. Also, he has apparently made sacrifices for his family in the ond, but you’d never know it by reading this novel. If you are a conservative, you will love this book because it will feed you.

And stock up forschen a good first aid kit and plenty of hand sanitizer.

15 Things I learned from One Second After & My Survival Tips – Survival Mom

The evil they fought was kept at bay because of fictional geographical barriers. As a liberal Democrat I am seriously ready to buy a gun, start stock piling food, medication, and have actually been searching survivalist web sites. Many Hopi Indians live today as their forefathers oone, no firstchen, no indoor plumbing, living off the land, etc. He’s a professor, a doctor, a colonel, owns one of the only running cars left in America that the mayor apologises for asking to borrowhas a little b It’s too bad this book is so poorly written, because the premise is pretty cool.

After researching the afyer of other countries who faced collapse like Argentina, Zimbabwe, Soviet Union, and even as far back as Germany, it’s clear America is on the same track. But sadly, like most of America, most do not listen.

He’s an opinionated, carping a-hole. Perhaps this novel could be made into a drinking game.