After the Fall: Catherine's Tale Parts 1 & 2 by David NeesGenre: Post-Apocalyptic Fiction
One girl and her family find themselves pitted against a city run by a ruthless gangster.
In the shattered society following an EMP attack, Catherine and her family try to return to some form of normalcy. In their secluded mountain valley, they and a few other farmers have begun rebuilding their lives. The next step is to start trading their produce with the town of Hillsboro. But Hillsboro has been corrupted, more than they could ever imagine. They are sucked into a web of lies and dangerous undercurrents of intrigue. They find themselves targeted by the gangster regime running the town.
This sequel to “After the Fall: Jason’s Tale” is a gripping, tense narrative of how evil can be unleashed when society’s structures fall apart. Catherine is pulled into helping the people of Hillsboro, against the wishes of Jason, her step-father. In the end the whole family enters into a desperate struggle against the town’s strongman.