After America (The Disappearance)

By John Birmingham

The global replaced ceaselessly whilst an important wave of strength slammed into North the USA and burnt up ninety nine percentage of the inhabitants. because the usa lay in ruins, chaos erupted around the globe.

Now, whereas a skeleton American executive attempts to reconstruct the state, swarms of pirates and international militias plunder the lawless desolate tract the place even the president is reasonable prey. In manhattan urban, armies of seriously armed predators carry sway—and carry off a suffering U.S. army. In Texas, a rogue normal bent on secession leads a brutal crusade opposed to immigrants. And in England, a U.S. precise ops agent enters a shadow warfare opposed to a dangerous enemy who has made the struggle own. whereas the president ponders a blitz assault on America’s as soon as maximum urban, the forces of order and anarchy salary all-out conflict for postapocalyptic dominance—and a handful of survivors needs to come to a decision how a long way to visit salvage no matter what doubtful destiny awaits . . . after America.

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