The book had an okay story to me. It was slow to start. I did enjoy it more towards the end and am hoping the next book is better. I loved the story his author wrote called "Nocturnal" so I decided to try this.
Prolific reader, who always wished I could find a way to read and drive. Then, I found Audible. Wish granted!
Honestly, it wasn't the story as much as it was the way it was narrated. Sigler did an excellent job. The sound effects, the "we're huuuuuuungry" voices, all were perfect, and lemme tell you... you don't want to fall asleep with this book playing. Waking up hearing those whispery voices will freak you out!!
Any of the infection mutilation scenes were pretty awesome.
I wouldn't. Infected works well.
How people can compare this author to Stephen King or anyone of that caliber is truly amazing. The story just wasn't put together neatly and the narration ruined it. Thank goodness for returns!
I was first concerned when I realized the writer also read the story, since it was not autobiographical. And, unfortunately, my concern was justified, it is horrible. The characters are copied from other stories with nothing that makes you care about them. The writing is stilted and is simply one cliché after another. The characters even speak in clichés with bad accents. I had to stop listening after the first three chapters, I simply could not take it any longer. The plot has some promise, although it seems very similar to other plots, unfortunately I could not put up with the writing to find out if the plot is any good. So far, it appears to be another alien spawn kind of story. To bad I will never find out.
Zombie books, apocalypse books gotta have them!
I loved every part of this audiobook. The story , the characters, the action on and on. Wow Scott does an amazing job telling the story. I could not stop listening. I wish every audiobook was performed this amazingly!
I have always enjoyed Sci Fi books. This is however one book that scared the crap out of me I was so enthralled. At some points I was laughing out loud, this book has it all.
Yes absolutely. The whole book was beyond interesting.
Absolutely Nothing! Best performance ever!
You will not regret getting this audio book. I am definitely getting the next books in this series. Thank you Thank you Scott for an amazing book!
Post apocalyptic listener with some thrillers mixed in. Follow me on twitter at @drewsant
This wasn’t exactly a zombie book like I thought, but it’s really good. I listened to the audio book which was really well put together and a fun listening (but don’t do it while you’re eating). It’s got a lot of gore but the story sticks together really well and the characters interesting. I highly recommend this!
The production value is great!
Entertaining Beyond Belief
My favorite character was Perry Dawson. Seeing his decent into madness and how he responded was fascinating.
That super cool sound effect between chapters and the sound of the aliens' voices
Perry Dawson was my most memorable character. The mental conversations he had with the infection were scary, funny, chilling, and thrilling all at the same time.
To the right person, yes. It is very violent and very awesome!
Beware earbud and headphone users! This book startled the hell outta me! Sounds and voices come outta nowhere and mug your brain.
This guy has got to be one of my favorite writers of all time. I remember getting the "podiobook" version of this years ago and falling in love with the story and the voice! If you don't mind the graphic violence, and love good science fiction, you'll love this book as well as most of his others!