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One Second After

William Forstchen takes us into his hometown in North Carolina, Black Mountain, for the setting of this novel.  In One Second After, we get a brief glimpse of the comfortable life in this rural community until…

“Hey, Dad, something strange.” “Yeah?” “Listen.” He stood there silent for a moment. It was a quiet spring evening with the exception of a few birds chirping, the distant bark of a dog … rather nice, actually. “I don’t hear anything.” “That’s it, Dad. There’s no traffic noise from the interstate.”