Shelby Gallagher is a pseudonym. Shelby resides in the Pacific Northwest. She writes from her first-hand experience working in and around state capitols and has observed why a collapse is coming and how it may unfold. She is a parent and active prepper.
Julie Atwood is settling into a new normal in remote Smoky Flats, along with her son and father. While the U.S. continues spiraling into violence and instability, Julie and her family hone their survival skills as they prepare to endure their first harsh winter in Colorado's Rocky Mountains.Lives are lost, and danger and uncertainty creep around every corner.
Julie Atwood is struggling with the day-to-day challenges of being a single mom. She works for a non-profit by day and clips coupons by night. The time in between is spent doing homework with her son. She wants a stable and secure life for him, but she needs a new start for herself. The urgency of her efforts takes on new importance as society begins unraveling around her. America is divided.