I've replaced my HD TV with the Audible app.
It is an excellent fourth installment to the series and won't disappoint.
The fire engine ladder finale will cement any doubts that the brotherhood felt when one's life is on the line is just as strong as any blood relationship.
Sean continues to give a second to none performance.
It too is a book you'll have a hard time stopping.
The mental connections expand and some old enemies rear their ugly heads. This book won't leave you feeling less than but prove this series has staying power. The characters continue to improve and Mark does a great job drawing you into an even deeper rabbit hole that is Zombie Fallout.
I have blown through this series because it's so engaging. I find myself laughing and crying and the story and Mike Talbots antics.
Ex-military high school math teacher.
Love the author and the series
BT and Mike
He truly captures the feeling portrayed by this charecter as the author intended
Can't wait to read the next one.
Also If you have read the previous books in the series including Dr. Hugh Mann by Mark Tufo, Zombie Fallout 3.5 it is helpful.
....this one is not the best so far. Number one in the series was awesome, #2 was good, this one was ok. Hoping 4 and 5 pick up.
Of course, it's hard to find good zombie books!
His voices are well done.
I started watching the Walking Dead on TV, and found it extremely compelling. So much so I started looking to see what Zombie books I might find interesting.
The Zombie Fallout books are really, really good. There are a couple of continuity issues early on that are easily forgivable considering the quality of the characters, the action, suspense, and everything else a good Zombie book should be.
The narration is also top-notch. The characters all have distinctive voices, in addition to personalities, and it’s very easy to follow.
The only problem is (as of this writing), it’s not finished!
Finish it, Mark. I need to know what happens next!
At around 3 hours each day in the car, Audible saves my sanity!
For me, yes.
This was an amazing point of view on the typical zombie apocalypse scenario. The off handed commentary and side tracking of Mike is fantastic. Literally had me laughing at points.
I've stayed with the Talbot family and their friends throughout this extraordinary and unique take on the global zombie epidemic. It's nothing short of brilliant and while I thought I'd had enough with this fourth installment, that I could not manage one more family member vomiting, or the family dog farting in a car, or any of Mike Talbot's introspective observations, Mark Tufo delivers yet again. He hits it out of the park one more time. This author sinks his teeth into you and doesn't let go until HE decides that the ride is over. You want to stay, you want to fight and more than anything, you just really want to hang out with this heavily-armed middle-class family. Even so, at book 4, I'm thinking it's time to wrap it up. On the one hand, where else are you going to find a zombie epic as satisfying? But on the other hand, how many books until Dorothy finds her way out of Oz, metaphorically speaking?
A standing ovation to Sean Runnette for being Mike Talbot, and for embodying every quirky family member from wives, to kids, to redneck strangers to the coolest, biggest, black man to ever carry a gun. I recommend this series to the purists and to those willing to travel this authors equivalent to Stephen King's "Dark Tower" series (and by the way, this is a brilliant homage to King all along the way).
Nicely done, brilliantly read.
Tufo is shaping up to be a really good story teller. This series is from the perspective of the main character but is not a strict "first person". The narrator is fantastic, yes he sounds like Hank Hill, but I always get a kick out of hearing Mike Talbot curse or talk about his past. I can't get Hank Hill out of my mental picture. Book 4 and the storyline is still fresh, looking forward to more from Tufo
Entertaining is the best
I love these stories. This series is very funny. Some have complained about the humor, but it is spot on for me. I love the sarcasm and most of Mike's thoughts are the things we are all thinking - he just says them. The fart humor is the only part that is kinda stupid. The action makes the story go by without pain. It also helps that I listen at 2x speed, which really improves the adventure. Face it, you don't run from zombies at 1x speed for long!
Yes, they are both talented
I am a fan of this series--good characters, strong plot lines, humor, good use of flashbacks.... However, the problem with this 5th novel is that it is directionless without an ending. He introduces too many story lines without ending the original story. FINISH the original narrative instead of dragging the reader into new story lines that do not end. Complete this story, then move into the next major story line.