WILLIAM R. FORSTCHEN is the New York Times bestselling author of One Second After and One Year After. He holds a Ph.D. in history from Purdue University, with specializations in military history and the history of technology. Forstchen 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, on One Year After "Forstchen is the prophet of a new Dark Age. The wise will listen." --Stephen Coonts, New York Times bestselling author, on One Year After "True storytelling that only the rarest of writers ever master . . . Bill has perfected his talent." --David Hagberg, New York Times bestselling author, on One Year After "A riveting cautionary tale." --Booklist, on One Second After "An entertaining apocalyptic thriller." --Publishers Weekly, on One Second After "The only thing more terrifying than this masterfully crafted story is the possibility of it actually happening--and not a damn thing being done to protect us." --W.E.B. Griffin & William E. Butterworth IV, New York Times bestselling authors, on One Second After "Civilization slides into the abyss of a new dark age in this horrifying apocalyptic novel. Forstchen has put Bin Laden's dream on paper and, in the process, taken civilization straight to the rack." --Stephen Coonts, New York Times bestselling author, on One Second After "Forstchen did such a damned fine job with One Second After that shortly after the first page, I had been reeled in hook, line, and sinker. --David Hagberg, New York Times bestselling author, on One Second After