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Deep Winter

eBook (PDF), 660 Pages
(10 Ratings)
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From a relatively normal American life to a survival situation in moments, this story follows the Drummond family as they learn to adapt to a now, very different community...and world. Beginning on a bitter cold January night, the story begins with a series of earthquakes tearing through the Pacific Northwest....and in the following days the family--and the nation--face challenges from unexpected sources....
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  • By heavensstairway2
    Dec 2, 2009
    I LOVED THIS BOOK. Also, the sequel "Shatter". I won't give a synopsis of the story as many others have done that already but will say this is the best apocalyptic book I have ever read. I am anxiously awaiting Mr. Sherry's next book after Shatter. I got an email when I purchased this book and Shatter that another was being written but that was a pretty long time ago and I have searched and searched but haven't found the third in this series of books. If you like post apocalyptic books, you will really enjoy this one. I could not stop reading it, even to sleep. Enjoy!
  • By langseth
    Oct 7, 2009
    "Great book" He has 2 out and both are real page turners. Highly recommend.
  • By Bob Waldrop
    Aug 4, 2009
    "Deep Winter a realistic look at a catastrophic situation" I have read a lot of "survivalist fiction", but this is one of the best of the genre, simply because it is so realistic. The people are real people, they could be my neighbors, with ordinary strengths and weaknesses. As the catastrophe unfolds, people adapt, step by step. They meet problems and solve them. The writing keeps the story moving and the reader guessing, "What will happen next?" Readers can also learn a lot about possible practical responses to the situations likely to arise in a major, long-lasting catastrophe. Actually, I should say "catastrophes", because while the book begins with a natural catastrophe (earthquake and volcanic eruption in the US Northwest, this is the trigger for a series of cascading problems that worsen the disaster for all concerned.
  • By Bruce H.
    Sep 18, 2008
    "Deep Winter" This is a real page burner! Be ready to lose a LOT of sleep while reading his work. Great movie material too, IMO. More soon, please!
  • By cuztomcar
    Jan 6, 2008
    "One of the best I've read." I have read a lot of "survival fiction" over the years. I have found this book to be one one the best. As a matter of fact it is in my top three favorites in the survival fiction genre. The plot is very well written and thought out. It all starts with a natural disaster. Then various social, economic, and political factors all shake up the mix. Many little things over the country begining adding to the problems of disaster recovery, until it just all seems too much. This is the story of how one family copes with these problems and overcomes the situation. The characters all are very well developed, and are just average people thrust into extraordinary circumstances. This book not only shows how it affects one family, but also the bigger picture. The story follows an average man as the head of an anerage family. It could be anyone of us. There are a lot of solutions executed by the extended family working together with the help of a... More > few good friends. Many topics are covered in this book, everything from natural disasters to war to the breakdown of society to an economic implosion. All topics that are a very real part of todays world. This scenario is indeed very plausible. Which is what makes it such a good story. There are tips to survival spread throughout and are interwoven into the plot, which makes for even better reading. This is a great book to read if you are into preparing for the worst, thinking about preparing for unforseen circumstances that may arise, or to give to someone who may need to start planning for the worst, without overwhelming them with all the doom and gloom that is possible in todays society, especially in light of recent events. All in all, I very highly recommend this book. It's a book you can't put down until you are finished.< Less
  • By snapshot
    Jan 2, 2008
    "Wonderful book, very thought provoking." I have read a lot of survival/SHTF type novels, and this is one of the best I have ever found. I am on my third reading, and each time I come away with something new to think about. I have recommended it to everyone I know, especially those interested in survival. In todays world, Deep Winter hits amazingly close to real world events, and puts them front and center, connecting the dots between very realistic possibilities. a MUST READ!
  • By Joshua Locke
    Dec 18, 2007
    "Captivating" What an incredible story. And Tom has such a captivating writing style. Once you start reading this book you won't want to put it down. You really become invested in the characters and there's just enough action to keep you on the edge of your seat without feeling contrived. Ten stars!
  • By susan reynolds
    Dec 8, 2007
    "thoroughly captivating read" Excellent book, well thought out, and increasingly timely as the current US political situation deteriorates. I just wish I had the energy and organization that Mr. Sherry's protagonist has!
  • By Ronald Lee
    Dec 8, 2007
    "A thoughly captivating story" Once you start reading, you will not be able to put it down until you read to the very end. I liked it so much that I've read it 5 times. I highly recommend it. :-)
  • By Terri B
    Aug 22, 2007
    "If 5 Stars is as high as it goes..." Incredible writing! What happens to this family could easily happen to any of us. But they were prepared for it. There are many lessons for all of us to learn in this book. A great read!
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Product Details

Edition
First Edition
Publisher
thomas sherry
Published
September 30, 2011
Language
English
Pages
660
File Format
PDF
File Size
2.64 MB
Product ID
17509815

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