Local author Bill Forstchen to sign books at Europa


Meet New York Times bestselling local author William R. Forstchen at a reception and book signing from 4 to 6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 9, at Europa, 125 Cherry St., Black Mountain.

In Forstchen’s John Matherson trilogy, “One Second After,” “One Year After” and “The Final Day,” a man struggles to save his family and his small North Carolina town after America loses a war that sends the nation back to the Dark Ages. Although fictional, the three novels are set in Black Mountain, and the surrounding area and feature local landmarks.

Forstchen holds a Ph.D. in history from Purdue University with specializations in military history and the history of technology. He serves as faculty fellow and professor of history at Montreat College.

Copies of Forstchen’s books will be available for purchase. Call Europa at 828-419-0304 for more.