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One Year After

A John Matherson Novel

William R. Forstchen

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Description

One Year After is the New York Times bestselling follow-up to William R. Forstchen’s smash hit One Second After, the novel cited on the floor of Congress as a book all Americans should read

The story begins one year after One Second After ends, two years since nuclear weapons were detonated above the United States and brought America to its knees. After months of suffering starvation, war, and countless deaths, the survivors of Black Mountain, North Carolina, are beginning to recover technology and supplies they had once taken for granted, like electricity, radio communications, and medications. When a “federal administrator” arrives in a nearby city, they dare to hope that a new national government is finally emerging.

That hope quickly diminishes when town administrator John Matherson learns that most of the young men and women in the community are to be drafted into the “Army of National Recovery” and sent to trouble spots hundreds of miles away. He and the people of Black Mountain protest vehemently. But “the New Regime” is already tyrannizing one nearby community.

Will Matherson’s friends and neighbors be next?

The John Matherson Series
#1 One Second After
#2 One Year After
#3 The Final Day

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Praise For One Year After: A John Matherson Novel

“Forstchen is the prophet of a new Dark Age. The wise will listen.” —Stephen Coonts, New York Times bestselling author

"True storytelling that only the rarest of writers ever master . . . Bill has perfected his talent.” —David Hagberg, New York Times bestselling author

“A fine postapocalyptic thriller, with richly drawn characters and the kind og story that we can easily imagine happening.” —Booklist

Forge Books, 9780765376725, 304pp.

Publication Date: July 18, 2017



About the Author

William R. Forstchen is the author of the New York Times bestseller One Second After and We Look Like Men of War, among numerous other books in diverse subjects ranging from history to science fiction. He has co-authored several books with Newt Gingrich, including Gettysburg: A Novel of the Civil War, Pearl Harbor, Days of Infamy, To Try Men’s Souls and Valley Forge. 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. He is a pilot and flies an original WWII recon "warbird." He resides near Asheville with his daughter Meghan.