I had listened to the complete series of Zombie Fallout, with Michael Talbot as the central character, and was surprised to hear that again he is the central character here also, and with the same remaining characters as the Zombie Fallout. The part that makes this book special, is that mark Tufo has not made this a follow up to the Zombie series, but a whole new storyline. It takes imagination and talent to put something like this together, and the story is gripping. I cannot wait for the second book to be released.
Yes, it was an entertaining book, lots of ups and down.
Tommy, because he works on Michael daily and seems to lead him.
The way he reads the story, he is Michael Talbot and it comes through.
Makes me laugh some, and hurts my heart other times.
It was different from the zombie books, but it was a good listen. But for me it's kinda left open.
150 yrs into the future and theres still some old school characters :)
Mike is the best but if not him, thomas........
This book is AWESOME!!! Although i still have to say zombie fallout is my fav series and am hanging for ZF7, but this book gives mike a new side to see... Time is on his side but everyone else's is limited.
AWESOME must have book/audiobook :) great story and great performance as always by sean
If you love the Zombie fallout series, this is a must get!
Even though it is supposed to be a standalone series, I'm not sure if you'll appreciate it without having read at least the first zombie fallout book.
Just like Zombie Fallout isn't just about zombies, Lycan Fallout isn't just about Lycans. Mark Tufo does an amazing job with this, and pulls off the break from traditional genres. I can't wait for the next book, and ZF 7 for that matter.
Mark Tufo, another good one - he never seems to disappoint me. I loved this book and how he referenced back to Tracy, and the Kids, and BT - This book is so not tied into Zombie Fallout, and is a great new chapter in Mike's adventures.
Still one of my favorite Author's - another great one Mark
Oh YES, I would listen to Lycan Fallout again. Every time you listen to, or read a book again, you can find something that you over looked the first time. A second listen can paint a better picture of that world and the people in it.
Mike is and always will be my favorite. But I really like B.T.s descendent is one that has truly caught my attention. Really liking her attitude.
Oh that's Mike. For me Sean Runnette IS Mike.
I really love all of the Mark Tufo books. My only complaint is that I can listen to them faster than he can write them. So as much as I believe everybody should get a break... BACK TO WORK MISTER TUFO, I need my Mike Talbot fix.
Definitely! Seems like the first time I listen to Tufo, I seem to miss some of the rocket fire self deprecating humor, due to the that I'm almost to the point of tears from laughing.
All of marks books fall in line with this book! Every time I lisen to one, I'm amazed with his writing prowess and the level of sarcastic humor.
Most definitely Mr. Talbot himself! Sean Runnett does a impeccable performance!
Both! Kinda hard not to cry when you've been laughing for five minutes..
This is Mark Tufo at his best guys! Any Tufo fans know, their is no build up! It's a freight train all the way!
Absolutely, without hesitation. Even if the person had no history with the Mike Talbot universe, this book gives you all you need to fall in the love with the character. Mark Tufo's books are wonderful because he is one of the few writers who can make me laugh, cry, think, and completely lose myself in the story; often times all at once. I suppose that's the point and any of Mark Tufo's books are great for just closing your eyes and immersing yourself into.
It was great to see and hear Mike back in his element. By that, I mean inadvertently getting himself into trouble, then finding a way out with sometimes insurmountable odds against him. I know it's the point, and perhaps a bit cliché, but Mike Talbot is the best part of any of the stories in his myriad universes.
I think if I were walking down the street and heard Sean Runnette's voice, I'd probably say, "Talbot?" aloud while looking for him. Since I listen to these stories, the narration is critical for my enjoyment and with all of the books I've listened to, Sean Runnette is in a very small group, for me, who could make reading the phone book interesting. He brings every character to life in a way that's almost like standing there with them.
I don't want to mention spoilers, but I'll say the ending. It was shocking, I didn't see it coming, and I've thought about it quite a bit since hearing it. I have faith, however, in Mark Tufo that it will have a very good reason behind it at the end.
If you've enjoyed anything by Mark Tufo, or the Mike Talbot universe, in the past I cannot recommend this book highly enough. I'd recommend it just as strongly for anyone looking for a place to start with some of Mark's works, but it'll be a lot more enjoyable, I believe, if you have some background on the character. There are some things you'll pick up on, and understand more fully, with some background but it's not absolutely necessary.
Oh, and if you remember the "pickle incident" from early in the Zombie Fallout series, do yourself a favor and check out this book.
This book was just as good as the Zombie Fallout line. True it was a little more slower then the rest but after reading the first book again I realized that if it fallowed in the same tradition as the others then it was just the opener to something wonderful. I truly can not wait for the next one.
I absolutely loved this book, as I do all of Mark's work. The only thing I would add to that is my disagreement with his statement that you don't have to read the zombie fallout series first. Without knowing who these characters are it's not likely someone is going to understand the relationship between Mike and Tommy or why A. Purpose would work on Mike. Without the back story I don't think the emotional aspects of the book would be there....just my opinion. Since I've read them all I absolutely loved the book.