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A riveting cautionary tale. (Booklist on One Second After)
An entertaining apocalyptic thriller. (Publishers Weekly on One Second After)
Good storytelling consists very simply of creating characters so believable that the reader forms a deep bond. Forstchen did such a damned fine job with One Second After that shortly after the first page, I had been reeled in hook, line, and sinker. (David Hagberg, New York Times bestselling author of The Expediter on One Second After)
WILLIAM R. FORSTCHEN is the New York Times bestselling author of One Second After, among numerous other books in diverse subjects ranging from history to science fiction. Forstchen holds a Ph.D. in history from Purdue University, with specializations in military history and the history of technology. He is currently a faculty fellow and professor of history at Montreat College, near Asheville, North Carolina.
It tells an interesting story, but it would be difficult to write more corny or contrived dialog. Over the top and consistently sappy sentimentality also contributes to this work... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Drew
I love Forstchen as an author but this book was just too far out there for me; HOWEVER, amazingly it does connect to a current event regarding science today: modern day elevator to... Read morePublished 10 days ago by Mary Beth Bishop
I enjoy his books and writing style. After reading it I heard about the government wanting to put up high atmosphere kites to harness electricity. He is pretty cutting edge. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Sharon
Simplistic. More focused on getting to the end than on character development or meaningful dialogue. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Charles Webber
Not nearly as good as "One Second After". No real depth to the characters, plot was very slow in developing. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Robert U.
Disappointed. Not even close to One Second After. Too much manmade global warming nonsense, where only the US government can save the day.....Published 2 months ago by John Brannan