The Last President (Daybreak Series #3)

The Last President (Daybreak Series #3)

by John Barnes
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The Last President (Daybreak Series #3) by John Barnes

An author who “excels at combining the tension of the chase with the elements of science fiction,”* John Barnes delivered a fascinating and frightening scenario about the collapse of America’s political and social infrastructure following the destruction of modern technology. Now, the author of Directive 51 and Daybreak Zero continues his story of the wild postapocalyptic frontier—and humanity’s last desperate attempt to re-civilize their world…

For more than a year, Heather O’Grainne and her small band of heroes, operating out of Pueblo, Colorado, have struggled to pull the United States back together after it shattered under the impact of the event known as Daybreak. Now they are poised to bring the three or four biggest remaining pieces together, with a real President and Congress, under the full Constitution again. Heather is very close to fulfilling her oath, creating a safe haven for civilization to be reborn.

But other forces are rising too.

Some people like the new life better...

In a devastated, splintered, postapocalyptic United States, with technology thrown back to biplanes, black powder, and steam trains, a tiny band of visionaries struggles to re-create Constitutional government and civilization itself, as a new dark age takes shape around them.

*Rocky Mountain News

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781937007157
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/03/2013
Series: Daybreak Series , #3
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 1,165,688
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

John Barnes is a multiple Hugo and Nebula award nominee. He is the author of Directive 51, Daybreak Zero, and The Last President, as well as The Return with Buzz Aldrin.

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The Last President 3.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Why does the ebook version cost $5 more than the paperback version?? Something's not right here.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Too tired for a substantive review but I liked the series and this one was very good. Surpise ending but a cool one as opposed to something that pi.ssed me off :)
Anonymous 3 months ago
Great series. Apocalyptic, scifi, militaristic, great constitutional study with a little romance and a plot. Great characters that developed unexpectedly. Hated the ending until the aliens showed up, but loved the rest. As someone who reads a novel a day, its a bit expensive. Please consider bundling all your series for those of us that tend to stick with a talented author with a fresh take on the genres.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A Chapter Too Long I enjoyed the whole series. The ending is kind of a downer, and I think it's about a chapter too long (read it and you'll understand). I would've preferred a different twist on Daybreak's origins.