William R. Forstchen





William R. Forstchen

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William R. Forstchen (born 1950) is an American author who began publishing in 1983 with the novel Ice Prophet. He is a Professor of History and Faculty Fellow at Montreat College, in Montreat, North Carolina. He received his doctorate from Purdue University with specializations in Military History, the American Civil War and the History of Technology.

Forstchen is the author of more than forty books, including the award winning We Look Like Men of War, a young adult novel about an African-American regiment that fought at the Battle of the Crater, which is based upon his doctoral dissertation, The 28th USCTs: Indiana’s African-Americans go to War, 1863-1865 and the "Lost Regiment" series which has been optioned by both Tom Cruise and M. Nigh...more


Average rating: 3.92 · 29,864 ratings · 3,554 reviews · 72 distinct works · Similar authors
One Second After
3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 14,314 ratings — published 2009 — 23 editions
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Rally Cry (Lost Regiment #1)
4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 897 ratings — published 1990 — 11 editions
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Arena
3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 768 ratings — published 1994 — 6 editions
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The Union Forever (Lost Reg...
3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 483 ratings — published 1991 — 4 editions
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Terrible Swift Sword (Lost ...
4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 405 ratings — published 1992 — 4 editions
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Fateful Lightning (Lost Reg...
4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 350 ratings — published 1993 — 3 editions
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Battle Hymn (Lost Regiment #5)
4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 294 ratings — published 1997
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Never Sound Retreat (Lost R...
4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 281 ratings — published 1998
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A Band of Brothers (Lost Re...
4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 272 ratings — published 1983
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Men of War (Lost Regiment #8)
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 253 ratings — published 1999
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“America is like an exotic hothouse plant. It can only live now in the artificial environment of vaccinations, sterilization, and antibiotics we started creating a hundred or more years ago.”
William R. Forstchen, One Second After

“John, you look like crap warmed over."
He nodded, walking into the conference room for what had now become their daily meeting.
Thanks, Tom. I needed that.”
William R. Forstchen, One Second After

“Murderer of Vuka and Jumadi, see now how Tugars can die.”
William R. Forstchen

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