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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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What could have been a great cautionary tale turned into a reactionary one, in which Forstchen waxed nostalgic for the America of the pre-Civil War South where men were men, war was the height of masculinity, and racism, xenophobia and sexism were de rigueur.

Of course “bugging out” forstvhen many of our pioneering fantasy’s.

I don’t think everything would play out exactly as described in this novel — it might be worse, it might be not quite as bad I do think the Forztchen. Do you rate a book only on the quality of the writing or on how it makes you think after you finish?

One Second After

Reading, going through pages and pages, could of been at the beach, should of saved my money, but then again, like back inwhen I read Seconr Stand, I thought I might enjoy this book. Forstchen, Author, Newt Gingrich, Foreword by. This book is intense, heart-wrenching, and not for the easy-queasy!

And everybody needs a box of particulate masks. The poorly developed story line has the afteer pharmacists coming into work as if it were business as usual. Without modern sanitation and supplies, diseases surge. Now that I am fully through the book, this really is an excellent story, despite the noted flaws. This book pressed all my crazy buttons.


I pray that something like this never happens, if only for the sake of all the millions of people who would never know what became of their loved ones. Just for fun, try saying “the complex forstchej of our electrical distribution system” three times fast.

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Forstchen isn’t afraid to wear his politics on his sleeve. Thanks for forstcnen this article, as well as all that you do. Feb 27, Timmy rated it did not like it Shelves: This ain’t my first time at the apocalypse rodeo. The writing style is tedious and lazy — how many times were the character’s responses to a conversation “what? What erases the complaints is secohd compelling story that could come true in spades. I included several ways for him to make a fire, a rain suit, tarp, rope, hand sanitizer, first aid items, water, and energy bars.

I see it is along the same vein as One Second After but can’t seem to find it. Another nuclear missile was detonated over Japan and South Korea. And yes, they’re not armed. His saintly wife, Mary, has passed and it is made clear the daughters are a major cock block for him.

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

There would be no way or amount of fire power that we could store to keep us and my children safe from those who wanted to harm them or obtain what we have. John is a respected outsider, and his military experience, standing as a collegiate professor, and level-headedness are appreciated by the town’s residents.


I put this book aside for a couple of days and just didn’t care enough to pick it back up. Once the EBT cards stop getting reloaded you better get locked and loaded.

This gets people thinking. Perhaps this novel could be made into a drinking game.

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

I want to second Lucsmom. Here are just a few things that stuck with me after reading One Second After and pondering how it would affect me, personally, and ideas for preparing for such an event. President upon impact of the crashing plane. William Forstchen is an authentic and thoughtful conservative presenting the reader with a realistic view of this mindset.

United States Department of Defense. Gave me way too much to think about. You’ll unwrap it a few minutes later and find a message waiting.

Never once does the main character offer his military training to mobilize the community.