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Lightning Fall: A Novel of Disaster

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"Bill Quick has authored a terrific thriller that is also an all too plausible warning. Highly recommended!"
- Glenn Reynolds at Instapundit.com

Three terrorist attacks are launched from freighters against the United States. Only one fully succeeds, but in the blink of an eye all of the country west of the Rocky Mountains is transformed into the technological equivalent of the 18th century - no electricity, no computers, no electronics of any kind, and none of the amenities of ...

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Overview

"Bill Quick has authored a terrific thriller that is also an all too plausible warning. Highly recommended!"
- Glenn Reynolds at Instapundit.com

Three terrorist attacks are launched from freighters against the United States. Only one fully succeeds, but in the blink of an eye all of the country west of the Rocky Mountains is transformed into the technological equivalent of the 18th century - no electricity, no computers, no electronics of any kind, and none of the amenities of modern life that depend on them.

This is the story of ordinary and extraordinary people, high and low, who struggle to survive in a mortally wounded nation, as America's enemies within and without circle for the kill.

A Latino gang-banger becomes Mayor of a devastated Los Angeles; a gay survivalist fights for his life in San Francisco; an ordinary Indiana housewife and her three children struggle to keep their lives together in a crashing economy; a shrimp fisherman in Louisiana watches a mushroom cloud rise over New Orleans; the Admiral in charge of the military defense of the nation faces a storm of enemies from every corner of the compass; and the President of the United States and the Speaker of the House of Representatives battle for supremacy as the lives of sixty million Americans hang in the balance.

LIGHTNING FALL tells a story of terror, tragedy, and triumph you will never forget.

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Instapundit at PJMedia.com - Glenn Reynolds
Bill Quick has authored a terrific thriller that is also an all too plausible warning. Highly recommended!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781497360938
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
  • Publication date: 3/15/2014
  • Pages: 672
  • Sales rank: 539,426
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.35 (d)

Meet the Author

Bill Quick is a well-known science fiction author with dozens of published novels and short stories as well as nonfiction and screenwriting achievements to his credit. He is the longtime publisher of the blog Daily
Pundit
, where he named the Blogosphere on New Year’s Day, 2002. He is also the publisher of the prepping site Emergency-Preps.com.

Johnny Heller, a two-time winner of the prestigious Audie Award, was named a top voice of 2008 and 2009 and selected as one of the Top 50 Narrators of the Twentieth Century by AudioFile magazine. His adult and children’s book narrations have earned him multiple AudioFile Earphones Awards.

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  • Posted May 14, 2014

    Very scary, and fun, read.  I greatly look forward to the sequel

    Very scary, and fun, read.  I greatly look forward to the sequel.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 31, 2014

    Absorbing tale of survival

    Story of survival after a near-future terrorist attack that succeeds in nuking New Orleans and EMP-ing the US west of the Rockies. This was very absorbing, although it was obviously more action than character driven. It features a lot of (3rd person tight) viewpoint characters, some only once, but pulls this off without diverting the plot. Could have had 4 stars but lost a star for ridiculous politics (ACORN oh please), praising John Ringo--and boy do this author and Ringo hate, hate, hate the Clintons...but this author is far less supercilious and condescending in tone than Ringo so I kept with it until the end. There is going to be a sequel and I need to read that.

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