Former US Army intelligence officer and survivalist James Wesley Rawles is a well-known survival lecturer and author. Rawles is the editor of. Founders: A Novel of the Coming Collapse [James Wesley Rawles] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. From the author of the New York. Founders: A Novel of the Coming Collapse [James Wesley Rawles] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. From the author of the instant New.

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Visit Amazon Author Central. While not the strongest in the first three issue of this series of “Parallel Novels” Founders is a fun read. The book was released jamess October 1, This science fiction novel is a geopolitical thriller that is a considerable departure from his previous Patriots thriller novel series. In other projects Wikiquote. Now looking back on all three I have to scratch my head and ponder on just what the hell the author was thinking, or not, when he wrote these books.

A Novel of the Coming Global Collapse. It is set primarily in the Bella Coola region of western Canada. We’re just prepared to live off-grid, if the power grid goes down.

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It’s the near future, and thanks to a perfect storm of reckless banking practices, hyper-inflation, a stock market gone mad, and the negligence of our elected officials, the entire social, political, and economic infrastructure of America has collapsed. I understand if there are specifics about it such as known failings or exceptional qualities inherent to it for a particular task at hand where I can see the details being given in the introduction of the equipment being used.

His skill as a survivalist may be top tier, but as a writer?


The novel premiered at 20 on the Publishers Weekly hardcover bestsellers list, reported on November 3, The book peaked at 4 in Amazon’s overall book sales ranks, on its release day. Rawles is totally believable because he has done his research regarding economics, monetary policy, and environmental trends. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. The book was a difficult to read.

As I say, as one whole book put into proper chronological order this would have rawless much better off. He is the founder and Senior Editor of SurvivalBlog. Retrieved on 30 April Thanks for telling us about the problem. On a whole, the book came across as something like that show Life After People… except this one has people still in it.

I enjoyed thei In Founders, Rawles picks up some story lines from the first two books and paints a detailed and gripping story for what they experienced post collapse with flashbacks to pre-collapse.

Internet Founderw magazine, Septemberp. The Patriots novel series is a five-novel series by survivalist novelist and former U. The book peaked at 4 in Amazon’s overall book sales ranks, on its release day. Other than this I feel the story was well worth the time to read. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. In one week of Aprilshortly after its release, it was ranked 6 in Amazon.

On the positive side; I did learn a lot about the way preppers think, and got some good quotations from the beginning of each chapter.

Even thumbing counders the book, I saw something about something like years after the Crunch, and not even in the epilogue either. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I really can’t go into the details.

Sep 11, Charles rated it did not like it. I get the authors a Christian, I get that he likes to write about characters that reflect his beliefs, but really, do we need the majority of most chapters spent on the characters talking to each other about how great Christianity is and how tops is it they have God in their lives? His novels tend to be heavy on acronyms and technical jargon, [28] fohnders his non-fiction books concentrate on practical skills and tools.


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Sep 25, Steve rated it really liked it Shelves: Having read all three founderz, the doing different jajes for the various characters was rqwles disruptive to me and is done by many excellent authors.

I won an advanced reading copy of this book from the publisher. He was quoted as saying: It may require cleanup to comply with Wikipedia’s content policies, particularly neutral point of view. It would make a twisted sort of sense considering how much wealey his personal fortune and life he has invested in “prepping” himself.

A reprint of the same LA Times Feb. Books by James Wesley, Rawles. Gordon Liddy interviewed Rawles and said that his book “posits a collapse of civilization. Dec 03, Aaron Kleinheksel rated it it was ok Shelves: Generally I found this novel to be too convoluted with technicalities, particularly about firearms of which I know nothing about.

The nature of the threat may have changed but groups of various descriptions have been predicting a breakdown of society since biblical times — and very occasionally they’ve been right. Tactics, Techniques, and Technologies for Uncertain Times. A central premise of that movement is that there is a high risk of a coming societal meltdown and the need to prepare for the repercussions.