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One Year After

By: William R. Forstchen
Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
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Summary

The thrilling follow-up to the New York Times best-selling novel One Second After.

Months before publication, One Second After was cited on the floor of Congress as a book all Americans should have, a book discussed in the corridors of the Pentagon as a truly realistic look at the dangers of EMPs. An EMP is a weapon with the power to destroy the entire United States in a single act of terrorism in a single second; Indeed, it is a weapon that the Wall Street Journal warns could shatter America. One Second After was a dire warning of what might be our future... and our end.

One Year After returns to the small town of Black Mountain and the man who struggled to rebuild it in the wake of devastation: John Matherson. It is a thrilling follow-up and should delight fans in every way.

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Fantastic Sequel

I loved One a Second After which precedes this book and enjoyed One Year After just as much. I would suggest though that it would not make too much sense without reading One Second After first which explains in detail about the disaster which has befallen the earth and background to all the characters. I have seen some reviewers complaints about the narrator's Southern accent, but I didn't have a problem with it. Maybe because I'm not American!
Couldn't wait to finish it but now I want more. Here's hoping that it will become the second of three, or maybe four?

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Story fantastic

Loving the series. Fantastic subject matter. Didn't enjoy this narrator though, sorry. The Court house penultimate scene could've have been developed more, including a few more parts from NRA and maybe security forces.

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Good listen but not as good as the first

I really enjoyed the first of these books but unfortunately this one didn't keep me as interested. I felt like i didn't get to know any of the characters and therefore didn't really have an emotional response to anything that happened to them as much. I also don't have much knowledge of the American government so didn't quite understand some of the information. The reading was good and I'm glad to have found out more of what happened to the told after reading one second after.

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Loses the momentum and novelty of its predecessor

Loses the momentum and novelty of its predecessor.

I enjoyed the first book in this series but this sequel offers none of the thrill, emotion, or development that came in the first instalment.

Quite boring in parts and a bit of a slog.

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Humanity prevails

Great listen and gives us hope that in bad times the best of humanity will prevail.

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Excellent story brilliantly read

Excellently read by Bronson Pinchot, this is an great following on of the first book. I sincerely recommend it.

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Absolutely rubbish, don't waste your time.

Very disappointed, was looking forward to this as the first book was excellent...this is pants!

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good second book

looking forward to seeing where this story is going and how it ends hopefully well..
in the third book

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An excelent book

Sa good as the one second after.
Is all we fear in a SHTF scenario, to fight against our own guverment.

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not bad but lacks action

this series is not one of my favourites as it is always based around one town amd the characters don't change much plus there is not much action. not my favourite but it is a good read. I'd like to say couldn't put it down but that would be a lie.

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