Ron Foster

Biography

I am going through what most would call a career change. My background competencies include being a Gemologist (Diamond and colored stone appraiser) series 7 and 63 license (Investment banker) Army soldier and Air Force Airman, corporate administrator and entrepreneur to name a few.
I received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Empire State College in Human Services with a specialty in Emergency Management Administration and Planning at age 50. I have a Masters of Administrative Science (MAS) from Fairleigh Dickinson University with 7 graduate certificates.

Certifications include: Alabama Emergency Managers Association (Certified Emergency Manager), National Association Of Safety Professionals (Certified Emergency Management Specialist), FEMA Professional Development Certificate Series awarded, and has Graduate Certificates in: Administrative Science, Emergency Management Administration, Global Security and Terrorism Studies Certificate, Displaced Persons Certificate, School Security & Safety Administration Certificate, Law and Public Safety Administration, and Non Profit Organization and Management.

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Books

"Crick"
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 49,730. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A cyber-attack has destroyed 80% of America’s electrical grid leaving hundreds of millions of people in the dark with no infrastructure and no running water. Martial law has been declared and it has been rumored that Russian troops are assisting with security and continuity of government operations. Terrorists have blown the hydroelectric Dams surrounding a prepper festival stranding the campers
ON THE ROAD TO DISASTER
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,890. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Most people run from disasters, for people like Jake its your job to get to one as fast as you can. As a prepper he does not want to take the risk, as an emergency manager its his duty. This time he is not so sure he wants to go perform his duty, regardless if its his job or not.. A major global pandemic is going on and a major hurricane has just hit the Gulf Coast.
The Preppers Lament
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 52,030. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
What does it mean to lament? It means to express passionately your grief. It is crying. It is mourning. It is grieving. Sometimes it's all you, or others, can do. David is a prepper with a heart and he sorrows for those who have not heeded the call to prepare. Those poor souls who have not put food and supplies away in case of a disaster are facing famine and disease.
The Solitary Man’s Refuge
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 107,090. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
This book combines the three post apocalyptic adventure books of the "Solitary Man Series". Look around,millions of preppers are working feverishly every day to get prepared for what they fear is a disaster about to happen in America. The motivation for preparing differs for each person. Donald is getting his farmstead prepared in case a predicted solar storm takes out the electrical grid.
The Season Of The Solar Storm: Christmas Dreams and A Preppers Nightmare: Book 3 of the Prepper Saga
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 40,980. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The third book of the Prepper saga finds our stalwart survivors suffering yet again even more calamities. Winter has set in with a vengeance and a freak snowstorm has mysteriously started as yet another coronal mass ejection from a solar storm has occurred. The lakes residents take this as an ominous warning that a mini ice age might be a possibility because of the odd space weather occurring.
The Prepper Road Compendium
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Price: $7.29 USD. Words: 122,550. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Book contains and combines all three of the Prepper Road Saga series (1.)The Prepper Road Saga: Our End Of The Lake Revisited (2.) A Prepper Prepares For Christmas:The Prepper Saga. (3.) The Season Of The Solar Storm: Christmas Dreams and A Preppers Nightmare. Join the post apocalyptic adventure as David and the survivors of a solar storm taking out the grid try to find the means to survive
The Prepper Road Compendium
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Price: $7.29 USD. Words: 122,550. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Book contains and combines all three of the Prepper Road Saga series (1.)The Prepper Road Saga: Our End Of The Lake Revisited (2.) A Prepper Prepares For Christmas:The Prepper Saga. (3.) The Season Of The Solar Storm: Christmas Dreams and A Preppers Nightmare. Join the post apocalyptic adventure as David and the survivors of a solar storm taking out the grid try to find the means to survive
The Solitary Man`s Post Apocalyptic Grid
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,950. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The Preppers prevail in book 3 of the Solitary Man Series. This is a short novelette. A solar storm has taken out the Nation's electrical grid but Donald was ready for it and has prepped the finest solution available in the form of his very own solar generator. The survivors have to bug out of the farmstead as wildfires, looters and bad water threaten their existence.
Driving Towards Disaster: Survival of The Best Prepared
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Price: $3.29 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
How could this post apocalyptic tale of driving to a disaster get any worse? After a mega hurricane impact and an existing major pandemic threatens the Gulf States, it looks like it will shut humanity down in the good old U.S.A.. The author adds the impending doom of governmental martial law imposed, societal collapse based on economic and food riots and the hero is not home yet.
A PREPPERS VIEW OF SOCIETAL COLLAPSE
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,990. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Set in a post apocalyptic America just after a solar storm destroyed the grid and most technology finds the hero David, of the original book Preppers Road March, trying to create a sustainable life at his bug out location. I was contacted by a number of readers who wanted to inquire about what had happened to their favorite characters who first appeared in the Prepper Trilogies.
Solitary Man:In Defense of Preppers
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Series: Solitary man, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,900. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
There are millions of "preppers" that are working feverishly every day to get prepared for what they fear is a disaster about to happen in America. The motivation for prepping is different for each person. Donald has been getting his farmstead ready by making it more self-reliant in case of a solar storm occurrence that the experts say had a 12% chance of taking the electrical grid out.
A Preppers Perspective
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Series: prepper perspective, Book 4. Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 55,180. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
This book combines the four books of the series and tells a tale about survivors of a Nuclear EMP watching the world around them spin out of control. The grocery store shelves are empty with no resupply in sight. Societal breakdown and food riots are inevitable.
A Pox Upon Us
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Series: prepper perspective, Book 3. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 18,000. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Book 4 of the "Preppers Perspective" series finds the survivors of a state sponsored EMP attack on America`s electrical grid facing the new danger of a terrorist released small pox virus. Without a viable vaccine the preppers revert to self quarantine and untried old Indian remedy's to combat the virulent plague sweeping the world.
Empty Aisles & Hardened Hearts
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Series: prepper perspective, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,800. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Book 3 of the Preppers Perspective series finds the survivors of a Nuclear EMP watching the world around them spin out of control. The grocery store shelves are empty with no resupply in sight. Societal breakdown and food riots are inevitable. The preppers have to now rely upon all their wisdom and supplies alone in order to survive possibly a few more days or meager months.
A Savage Awakening
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Series: prepper perspective, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,420. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
This is the second in a series of stand-alone interconnected "Short stories for preppers. The survivors of a nuclear electromagnetic pulse (EMP) that has devastated the electrical grid are trying to cope in a darkened world as society collapses.
The Solitary Man. Countdown to Prepperdon
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Series: Solitary man, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,330. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Some folks might call what Donald is trying to create with his little rural house as an effort to become more self-sufficient. Donald can agree with that line of thinking, but the way he sees it, it is going to be own personal uphill battle and race against time to create a safe haven "bugout" location before a NASA predicted solar storm hits.
A Prepper Prepares For Christmas
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Series: Prepper Trilogy, Book 9. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,650. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Prepper Saga continues as the survivors of a solar storms effects on technology struggle to survive a hard winter without lights and power. The lake residents are trying to get into the spirit of the season, but this is difficult to do, as scarce food and bitter cold keeps them close to their homes and in gloomy moods.The government says the solar cycle will continue and to expect another CME
Roland`s Post Apocalyptic Railroad
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Series: Prepper Trilogy, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,290. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
There was a place in time where man had to reinvent himself after the solar storm that devastated the technology of the world. The acclaimed series of books from the Prepper Trilogy told what occured before, but not after, the community took on more people to feed and support. They began to starve and were forced to look for solutions further afield..Join us now in the fourth and final Novellette
The Prepper Road Saga: Our End Of The Lake Revisited
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Series: Prepper Trilogy, Book 7. Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 57,560. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
After a solar storm devastated technology in the world, the acclaimed series of books from the Prepper Trilogy which were combined under the title "Our End Of the Lake" told what occured before, but not after, the community took on more people to feed and support. They began to starve and were forced to look for solutions further afield. The four Prepper Novelettes are now combined
Martha`s Home For Wayward Preppers (Prepper Novelettes)
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Series: Prepper Trilogy, Book 6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,660. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Prepper Novelettes based on the Prepper Trilogy. This second book in the series finds Dump Truck and Crew at his cousin Martha`s` trying to scratch out a hardscrabble existence in the aftermath of a solar storm. Philburn and Roland finally meet Stewart and Melanie and a set of new characters is also introduced into the midst of this survival saga. These are short little updating features.
Stewart`s Bug Out
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Series: Prepper Trilogy, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,610. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
I was contacted by a number of readers that wanted to inquire about what had happened to their favorite characters that appeared in the Prepper Trilogies. I under took the task of answering this as a thank you to my dedicated readers by beginning a series of Novelette so that the characters could give voice to their own experiences from their differing personal perspectives. These are short story
Driving Towards Disaster: The Story Thus Far
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Series: Driving towards disaster, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,880. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Most people run from disasters, for people like Jake its your job to get to one as fast as you can.This time he is not so sure he wants to go. A major global pandemic is going on and a major hurricane has just hit the Gulf Coast. To make matters worse the government is forcing the evacuees back to the storm stricken cities or placing them in isolation and quarantine
The Light In The Lake: The Survival Lake Retreat
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Series: Prepper Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,750. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Book three of the Prepper Trilogy finds our band of refugees from a solar storm safely moved into a several lake cabins and trying to work on their short term and long term survival. The lake is a beautiful place for a survival retreat, but is it safe with roving groups of lake residents all looking for what meager food resources remain after a EMP event has shut down society as we know it.
Preppers Road March
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Series: Prepper Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 51,550. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(3.00 from 1 review)
A solar storm has just hit the world causing a EMP event. A emergency manager visiting Atlanta GA must find his way back home after this electromagnetic pulse has stranded him away from his vehicle and his beloved "bug out bag". With 180 miles to go to his destination, David must let his street smarts and survival skills kick in.
Our End of The Lake
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Series: Prepper Trilogy, Book 4. Price: $7.25 USD. Words: 119,570. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
This is the complete Prepper Trilogy Containing Books 1-3 A solar storm has just hit the world causing a EMP event. A emergency manager visiting Atlanta GA must find his way back home after this electromagnetic pulse has stranded him away from his vehicle and his beloved "bug out bag".Street smarts and survival skills kick in as food and water becomes scarce.
Bug Out! Preppers on the Move!
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Series: Prepper Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,760. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
Book two of the Prepper trilogy finds the disaster planner and emergency manager Dave faced with the choice of bugging out with his cohort of freinds and family as he watches the societal collapse and demise of civilization around him after a electromagnetic pulse (EMP) solar storm has taken out the grid. A post apocalyptic fiction series.

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