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After by Kitt Moss

A Post-Apocalyptic Survival Story 

A violent disaster turns an ordinary day at work into a living nightmare for David, a young office worker in central England. As the city falls apart around him, he sets out to find his fiancee Sharon.

The world as David knows it is about to disappear forever. Can he survive what comes after?

Note: After contains some graphic violence and harsh language.


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Listed: Dec 14, 2010

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Editor’s First Impression

By Fiona Gregory, editor

Feb 24, 2011: I couldn’t do better than Gavin and Jaegar (see member reviews) in describing the compelling opening of this well-written, original science fiction piece, in which the world as we know it is invaded by . . .  . . . .?

So far the tone is bleak and tense. The main character is an ordinary man beset by fear and survivor guilt – no superhero – and the situation he is in affords no light relief.

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Blown Away

By G.S. Williams, author of The Surprising Life and Death of Diggory Franklin

Jan 11, 2011: "After" has to have one of the best opening chapters I have read in ages. Written in first person present tense, it feels like events are happening with immediacy and tension. Meteors are striking a city, and everyone goes from surprise to panic in an utterly believable and moving sequence. The world we know is blown away, replaced by wreckage, ash and dust.

The narrator David sees the crisis around him and has but one concern, reaching Sharon, his beloved. He [more . . .]

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Breathless, After

By Jaeger, member

Jan 11, 2011: This was, quite simply, an amazing find. Its been a long time since I’ve actually felt my heartbeat increase as I read something. The author manages to relay a nearly constant sense of dread and expectation throughout all seventeen chapters posted thus far.

I’d write more, but doing so would give the plot away as new events develop in the later chapters. Suffice it to say this story is defiantly worth checking out.

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