Let me start off by saying that I loved the Day by Day Armageddon books,as well as Ex Heros and Ex Patriots. This book however doesn't come anywhere near the a fore mentioned books. There are too many useless characters. Then there are the interesting characters and story lines that just get cut off and never finished. Tons of mundane and useless dialog or descriptions of useless things. The
military in this book is portrayed as half retarded hillbillys,or cheap knock offs of Bill from Bill and Teds Excellent Adventure. I made myself finish the book,but there were many times I just wanted to skip forward to skip yet another long and drawn out and useless description of something that was meaningless to the story.
Zombie story? Kindo of. The zombies in this book are more of an after thought and not much of a presence in the overall story itself.
Skip this book and read the few I mentioned in the beginning of my review. This book was a massive let down and a huge waste of time and money.
I read the reviews before i bought this book and i wasnt expecting much from this book other then to listen to something other then music, But i found that the bad reviews i read were not right at all..Yes there was some silly bits but i mean without the funny bits whats the point of just listening to a book that doesnt make you laugh at times?? the book was well written and well read :) all of the characters added there own spice through out the book :) 5 STARS!!!
Love scary stories and thrillers.
I listened to this only on the recommendations of other audible members. It turned out pretty good. It took me a little while to get into it, however once you do it's definitely worth it. If you like this one then you'd really enjoy Patient Zero.
Way too cliche and simple. Gets 3 stars by default because it's zombies. If you get rid of the f-bombs, this book would be a great intro book for any youngster getting into the genre. The military mentality was on par with any of the non-Romero Living Dead movies.
A bit predictable - mediocre dialog. The military and government types were little more than characatures.
this is a great novel. the voice actor is simply supurb and this book has done what few can. it has taken a difficult to write concept of zombies and made it come alive. my renewal date is in 1 day but i cannot wait to get the 2nd novel and im going to actually buy it instead of wait for the credit. HIGHLY reccommended to anyone who loves zombie novels.
If you can get past his ignorance of the military the book is great. Story line is one of my favorites. After reading the first book, i had to get the second. I hope the third one will be released.
God rest Z's sole.
Zombies Books in order: 1. We're Alive 2. Day By Day Armageddon 3. Roads Less Traveled Series 4. Alaskan Undead Apocalypse 5. World War Z 6. The Walking Dead 7. Rise Again 8. As the World Dies 9. Zombie Fallout
If you're hard up for zombie stories, sure, but try others first. Some list this zombie story along with the likes of Day by Day Armageddon or Dead City (Excellent books). But its not even close.
The story and setting are good enough, that's what drew me in. But the author can't handle the intricacies of his story to make it believable leaving large plot holes
I loved that they had a firing line set up along the Suez...but wtf, where was the rest of the military? Recht could go great places, what with his main character a *general* who promptly goes AWOL and hops off the very safe and powerful destroyer to go wandering from coast to coast with rag tag refugees with little food and ammo, when he really had the whole US military at his disposal! Oh, and that stupid macho fist fight...ugh.
Too many stupid and nonsensical decisions being made throughout the book.
Recht made some good set ups but fumbled all his chances to make them any good. Hear he's dead now. Oh well, RIP, don't get back up!