Through Many Fires (Book 1 - Strengthen What Remains)

The Bestselling Post-Apocalyptic Thriller


About the Series

Through Many Fires is the first book of the Strengthen What Remains series. The novel soared to #10 on the Amazon Kindle science fiction post-apocalyptic list in August of 2013 and climbed to the number one spot in December of 2014.

The second book, A Time to Endure was a Cascade Award finalist in 2015, and in January of 2016 reached the number one position on both the Amazon War Fiction books and Kindle list. 

Braving the Storms, the third book in the series, reached the number eight position on Amazon War Fiction books and Kindle list in January 2016, about one month after the novel was released. 

About Through Many Fires

In Through Many Fires, terrorists smuggle a nuclear bomb into Washington D.C. and detonate it during the State of the Union Address. Army veteran and congressional staffer Caden Westmore is in nearby Bethesda and watches as a mushroom cloud grows over the capital. The next day, as he drives away from the still burning city, he learns that another city has been destroyed and then another. America is under siege. Panic ensues and society starts to unravel.

Reviewers Praised the Novel

Recommended reading by James Wesley Rawles, New York Times best-selling author and editor of SurvivalBlog, January 7th, 2015.


"I enjoyed the inner knowledge of military traditions and protocol. The characters are interesting and the plot is woven masterfully...Wonderful story and most highly recommended.” - Off Grid and Loving it! (Amazon Top 500 Reviewer)


“Great story, vivid characters, real drama.” - Rob B (Amazon Review)

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“A scenario out of our nightmares unfolds in this book. The pace, emotions, tactics and humanity written here are first rate...wish it was ten times longer. An excellent book. One worth reading more than once.” - Dupe (Amazon Review)


“If you enjoyed James Wesley, Rawles “Patriots” series, you will most likely love this” - Dscrimp (Amazon Review)


“Excellent read! Well written, fast paced, realistic.” - Mick Hager consultant and author  (Amazon Review)

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