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He is now a freelance writer, blogger, and survival retreat consultant. By using our exlatriates you agree to our use of cookies. The story centers around the Philippine islands and Australia with Indonesia and Malaysia being the bad guys in the story.

Be the first to discover new talent! Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. Rawles interprets the 2nd Amendment as supporting citizens’ individual rights to bear and keep arms. The end of the book does help wrap up details back in the US, but the book focuses overseas.

The whole Indo boat escape and Australian military plot lines felt welsey, while the Tavares Florida storyline arguably the strongest in the book was built up, neglected and hastily ended as the novel closed. In an interview in The New York Times, Rawles identified himself as a “guns and groceries” survivalist. The purpose of this novel is to entertain and to educate. For example, they used the Afrikaans word braai instead of “barbecue,” the Shona word chirairo for “dinner,” and the Swahili words karibu for “welcome” and samahani to say “excuse me.

Sep 20, William Fulks rated it liked it. Nov 01, Drew rated it liked it Shelves: The novel is full of basic nomenclature on ordinance, operations, weaponry and the like.


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However, the ultra- Christian, Anti-Muslim sentiments are just a bit too much on display. With money being worthless, and a near-destroyed infrastructure, everyone is basically on their own. In the latest survivalist thriller from founder of survivalblog.

Feb 24, Doreen Pettit rated it did not like it. I would give this book three and a half stars if it was possible, mainly because this book was such an improvement over the last. Another 4th excellent installment in James Wesley, Rawles series started with Patriots.


Listened to on CD. Chronicling the Jeffords’ and Nolan’s fight against Indonesia’s merciless advances, Expatriates is a riveting thriller and a powerful depiction of the authentic skills expqtriates techniques needed to survive the collapse of modern civilization. The good news is that Rawles appears to have listened to the feedback about Founders and avoided many of the pitfalls that affected his last wealey.

Make certain you have these 50 non-food stockpile essentials. In the latest survivalist thriller from founder of survivalblog.

This most recent installment chronicles the adventures of two families living on opposite sides of the world. Also in Coming Collapse Series. Speaking from his experience, Rawles cautions that rural self-sufficiency actually jamee “a lot of hard work”. It’s confusing and really unnecessary to the characters and sub-plots.

Survivalist Christian author writes two stories in parallel, but not related, after an apocalypse. In the thick of these political maneuvers, an American family of missionaries living in the Philippines and a Texan petroleum engineer in Australia mames face the fear of being strangers in a world in expatrriates.

The details and overall scope of the story are fantastic. He would have preferred a more modern SMLE chambered in 7. This isn’t a huge problem for me as it allows Weslsy am a casual reader, I don’t read for anything other than entertainment and gaining knowledge. There’s a good bit of action, but none of it is very well detailed. The detail is sometimes excruciating as he describes the Survivalist Christian author writes two stories in parallel, but not related, after an apocalypse.


In its depiction of the authentic survivalist skills and techniques needed to survive a global socioeconomic meltdown, Expatriates is as informative as it is suspense-filled.

Book Review: Expatriates, by James Wesley Rawles – The Organic Prepper

Expatriates hits the Christian angle pretty hard right away. It expatriatse a heap of piety to keep a Viking from wanting to go sack a city. Nov 09, Stephen rated it it was amazing.

I may come back to it later. I’m excited to read more but I take the message with more than a grain of salt.

In another, an American expat escapes Indonesian invasion of Northern Australia, whilst finding the romantic love of his life and Christ at the same time.

Rawles is a Constitutionalist Christian libertarian. Ava pulled out a pen and wrote on the back of their lunch receipt. At least you never got fat, and I got skinny and stayed that was. Rawles is an outspoken proponent of family preparedness, especially regarding food storage and advocates relocating to lightly populated rural “retreat” areas. Out of the Dark by David Weber comes to mind. Oct 16, Jason rated it really liked it. Politics and technical aspects of the survivalist cult manifest themselves in this book.