- Paperback: 476 pages
- Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (April 1, 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 9781469969435
- ISBN-13: 978-1469969435
- ASIN: 1469969432
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.1 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 6 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #5,671,320 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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My only complaint would be the combining of two different stories - that of Stan and Wynot, and the President and his cadre. It left me a bit unsatisfied, as if writing Stan led to sacrifices on the remaining plot. It also left the ending feeling a bit rushed; you have Katie at the enclave, then Kall suddenly showing up claiming everyone had revolted, but not hint that anything was happening anywhere else.
Definitely a keeper for me. I think anyone looking for a slightly gentler TEOTWAWKI story will enjoy it too.
It has some elements of Lights Out and One Second After but is also a good romance too -- in an off-beat sort of way. A massive EMP attack by the U.S. President and his elitist friends plunge the world into chaos and that part of the book was not very believable - so I marked off one star. But, once you get past how the EMP attack was carried out, the follow-on action and plot are excellent - I would give that a full five stars.
The characters are, for the most part, real and well-developed but a few are a bit thin. However, the main characters are well created and consistent. And, there is lots of seemingly authentic details about the setting for the story.
This book is professionally edited with few typos (I only saw one or two in the entire book). Unlike many books of this genre, this is refreshing and makes it much more readable and enjoyable.
This novel has more in common with Stephen King's "The Stand" than with Cormac McCarthy's "The Road." This is a fast read with lots of action and little "downtime" for the characters. The characters are multidimensional and vividly drawn. The reader is pulled in easily, finding many characters to cheer for -- as well as some to root against. Partnerships form, then fall apart. And yes, some good people die, but so do some bad ones.
Another highly recommended reading. Pick it up and you will have difficulty setting it aside.
Review is by David Schroeder, not by Mike Morgan
This book may be as much of a statement of the direction America is taking as it is an entertaining work of fiction. Could not, literally put the book down.