Solar Dawn, the third book in the Survival EMP series, is now available on pre-order for just 99c at Amazon and Amazon UK. The book goes live on December 12, 2018, after which the price goes up to $2.99.
Since Amazon doesn't provide the 'read inside' function during the period of the pre-order, I have pasted the first chapter below for you to sample.
Book Description: The
storm has ended, winter is over and a new dawn will rise in American
history. It may not be the bright future many hoped for.
family and friends have survived the predations of raiders and the
ravages of winter. Now they have to leave the radioactive city of
Charlotte, striking out for the mountains. Following in the wake of
previous refugees, they encounter a land picked clean of resources,
with embattled settlements hostile to strangers and gangs dominating
the areas in between.
finds that safe havens are hard to come by, and his military
experience might not be enough to keep his family safe…
biggest solar flare since the 1859 Carrington Event is about to bring
the world to its knees.
a huge plasma ejection from the sun hits the Earth’s atmosphere,
the resulting EMP pulse fries electricity grids and disables fragile
electronics. Transmission wires melt, transformers explode and modern
vehicles cease working. In less than a minute, the world is taken
back two centuries. Sergeant
Rick Nolan is in Syria on a covert ops mission against
ISIS. When the solar storm wipes out his communications and his air
cover, he and his team find themselves on the same level as the enemy
that surrounds them. Caught in a desperate fight for survival, Rick
thinks about his wife and children and wonders how he’ll ever get
home to them. Lauren
Nolan is attending a seminar in New York when the blackout
hits and the transportation system grinds to a halt. Trapped in the
panic that envelops the metropolis, Ellen worries for her two
children, five hundred miles away in North…
Christopher Nolan's new movie, Dunkirk, came out in cinemas this week, and I watched it yesterday. I can't say I was impressed. The real historical event, the retreat of the British Army in the face of the German Blitzkrieg through France in 1940, was indeed a military disaster, in spite of the defiant spin. Allied forces were comprehensively defeated in less than a month and forced to evacuate from continental Europe. The film, however, is itself something of a disaster. Eagerly anticipated and long overdue, it has nevertheless convinced me that creating a decent and well-made war movie has become a lost art.
I grew up watching old war movies. In the sixties and seventies, there were many folk still alive who survived WWII, and quite a few of them were involved in writing adventure war novels and making movies. Because the memory of the war was still fresh, carried in the memories of those who lived through it, there was no real need to make a movie about war, explaining exa…