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After the Storm (After the Storm #1)

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The world as we know it is no more. A giant meteor hit the US five years ago, turning a good portion of it into a desolate wasteland. Between the meteor, the nuclear winter that followed and the rioting, it wiped out almost 95% of the population. The government went into hiding and left the remaining population to fend for itself for over two years.
Almost three years after
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Kindle Edition, 282 pages
Published December 11th 2011
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Rodney Kleeberg
Dec 13, 2011 Rodney Kleeberg rated it really liked it
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Just finished reading After the Storm and can't wait for future books in the series. Plenty of action and a very good story. It follows the story of the leader Duncan and what he must go through to keep what were once his neighbors but now his followers alive. Sometimes this does not come without its problems, struggles and loss. Worth reading.
Apocalyptic Fiction
Aug 20, 2013 Apocalyptic Fiction rated it really liked it
An asteroid collision has destroyed civilization as we know it, killing 95% of the world’s population in Don Chase’s post apocalyptic novel After the Storm Book One: Menotomy. A group of survivors, at its core lifelong friends, have built an organized cooperative of sorts in the rubble of the Boston suburb, Arlington, Massachusetts (Menotomy). While the Boston area has escaped complete physical destruction due to the location of the asteroid strikes, it has been decimated by the complete collaps ...more
Ryan
Apr 02, 2012 Ryan rated it it was ok
Shelves: shtf
Decent start, lagged in the middle, had a weak ending. The first person style of the book was annoying and unrealistic. In the beginning, the story began well enough, meteor hits the earth and destroys modern man, 3-5 years later the government tries to regain power and the people left over don't like their methods. After this the story just sort of stalls until the last third of the book where this leaders wife is taken hostage by the Army. The book then devolves into an A-Team episode and ends ...more
Melissa
Aug 23, 2012 Melissa rated it really liked it
The first book in the After the Storm series is a breath of fresh air. It is set in post apocalyptic Boston and has the best elements of dystopian literature. Chase has found a way to turn his narrative into a conversation. Instead of a traditional narrator, who in this case could sound antiquated while looking back on the story, what this book has is a conversational tone that transports you into Chase's own space where he is sitting across from you, telling the story over some coffee or a beer ...more
Drew
Aug 23, 2012 Drew rated it liked it
A solid first book. I'm not a big first person book person, but I really enjoyed the story and the premise (although its a bit slow in the middle). The characters are engaging and I like generally like stories of survivial so it was something right in my wheel house. If you like the same kind of books I'd recomend this.
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