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.
"A fine postapocalyptic thriller, with richly drawn characters and the kind of story that we can easily imagine happening." --Booklist "Forstchen is the prophet of a new Dark Age. The wise will listen." --Stephen Coonts, New York Times bestselling author of The Art of War"The people were so real that I felt as if I had known them for a very long time after just the first few pages. And that, in my book, is true story telling that only the rarest of writers ever master. . . . Bill has perfected his talent." --David Hagberg, New York Times bestselling author of The Fourth Horseman