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About the author:
Kevin E. Ready is currently a government attorney in California, where his duties include being legal advisor to a law enforcement agency. He has served as a commissioned officer in both the U.S. Army and Navy. He holds a bachelor's degree from of the University of Maryland and a Juris Doctor degree from University of Denver. He was an intelligence analyst and Arabic and Russian linguist for military intelligence and was decorated for activities during the Yom Kippur/Middle East War. He served as an ordnance systems officer onboard a guided missile cruiser off the coast of Iran during the Iranian Hostage crisis and later served as a combat systems officer for a destroyer squadron and as a tactical action officer for a carrier battle group. He also was the command judge advocate for a major military weapons command. Kevin was a major party candidate for U.S. Congress in 1984 and 1994.
Kevin is the author of several books and editor of a translation of the Koran. He lives in the Santa Barbara, California area with his wife Olga and their children.

The Big One

Authored by Kevin E. Ready

The Big One, the great Earthquake everyone expects, finally hits California. This is a detailed account of how the legendary Big One will change the lives of people in Los Angeles and neighboring Southern California.

Based upon real world facts, every chapter begins with the historical and scientific basis for the thrilling story of this riveting novel. The death, destruction and horror of the great quake are intermixed with the hope and fortitude of the people who try to survive Nature's cataclysm.

The Big One is a marvelously detailed account of the way in which the survivors deal with the disaster. The huge quake, the Big One, is not just a remote possibility, it is the very real event the best scientists expect at some time in our lives. This is one of those books you cannot put down. Crisp characterizations, detailed, fact-based events, real locations and thrilling adventure make the Big One a must-read novel.

Publication Date:
Jun 12 2014
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6.14" x 9.21"

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