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Forstchen explores existential threat in new book, ’48 Hours’

636233624995630950-forstchen-pipe(Black Mountain News) Before the 2009 release of “One Second After,” which would go on to hold a spot on “The New York Times” Best Seller list for 12 weeks on its way to selling over a million copies, few people were aware of what life might look like in the aftermath of an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack.

Author and Montreat College history professor and faculty fellow William Forstchen painted a detailed portrait, set in his hometown of Black Mountain, depicting the struggles modern society would face moving forward in a world devoid of electricity.

In his newest novel, “48 Hours,” Forstchen examines humanity in the hours before an eminent extinction level event.

Read the full expose’ by Fred McCormick HERE>

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