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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Even the GPS was having difficulty navigating around the rush hour traffic our long trip sent us straight into. Perhaps this novel could be made into a drinking game. One Second After, by William R. This is not a person I respect and unfortunately I kept picturing the forstvhen character as Newt. I’ve done it enough and it’s a pain. Hell, I’d even recommend Eden over this.

Do you rate a book only on the quality of the writing or on how it makes you think after you finish? Any kind of male suffering is not developed until the very last section of the book, saved for the main character. Lists with This Book. He works at a military installation and would have to walk through some not so good neighborhoods to get home.

The radioactive materials will be unaffected by an EMP, they will boil over and explode out of their containment and billow deadly clouds for months.

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

Lots of difficult scenarios that led to a fair share of shocking moments. Refresh and try again. Airplanes, most cars, cellphones, refrigerators—all are fried as the country plunges into literal and metaphoric darkness.


Lots of people will waste valuable time “waiting” for the electricity to come back on, and when it doesn’t, that is when the panic in the streets will forstchenn.

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

No matter which way it comes, it is lethal to any country and any countries way of life. It is a weapon that the Wall Street Journal warns could shatter Xfter. Dolanpublished by the United States Department of Defense[4] which is a technical description based on early nuclear tests.

Rawles, secoond at forstcheb. I do and many of them do have survival skills that will be useful post SHTF. View all 3 comments. Forstcyen to Book Page. Let’s just say that my eyes got all their rolling exercise in for this month in one big go. Another missile was fired from off the Icelandic coast and detonated over East Europe and Russia. What would have made the story interesting is a parallel track showing how the actions of one clan affected another or how two aftre clans had a different approach to solving problems.

Many points I agree with. Comments I felt total despair after reading this book too. How to prepare your family for everyday disasters and worst-case scenariosI wrote:. I have years of stockpiled supplies and food. No trucks are bringing in fresh supplies every day. Hard to believe, given the lack of grammatical control found in the pages of One Second After. How much can we really do for ourselves? He missed out on so many opportunities to really wow the audience with action and suspense.


For example, at one point we learn that a pharmacist’s husband is an ex-ranger and insists that she keep a gun at the pharmacy. Every household needs several whole body chem suits.

You need to plan for yourselves and encourage others to prepare. Other post-apocalyptic books do a far better job of imagining a future reality and tapping into the humanity or lack thereof in an annihilated society see The Road.

And I’m an NRA member. As for the author’s ego I would like to point out several things.

One Second After – Wikipedia

Forstchen is the author of more than forty boo William R. It is a thrilling follow-up and should delight fans in every way. I nearly stopped reading because of this grammatical embarrassment which occurred over and over and over again.

I read this without expecting much. This is a main reason though not the only one that I wish Newt Gingrich would be our next president. They never do find out for sure who launched them, though the obvious suspects — China, North Korea, a jihadi network — are all suggested.

One Second After

I felt total despair after reading this book too. Books by William R. Yes, many violent areas would become much worse. If I get injured anywhere on my body, no matter how minor it may seem, take it seriously!