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Robert

I spend about 2 1/2 hrs a day commuting to work, so I have a good amount of Audible time. I love sci-fi, post apocalypse, and zombie books.

Miami, Fl, USA | Member Since 2010

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HELPFUL VOTES
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  • The Last Bastion of the Living: A Futuristic Zombie Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 56 mins)
    • By Rhiannon Frater
    • Narrated By Kristin Allison
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (234)
    Performance
    (212)
    Story
    (211)

    A walled city surrounded by lush land, protected by high mountain summits, and fortified by a massive gate to secure the only pass into the valley, The Bastion remained humanity's last hope against the fearsome undead creatures known as the Inferi Scourge. On one fateful day, the valley gate failed and the Inferi Scourge overran and destroyed the human settlements outside the walls, trapping the remaining survivors inside the city. Now, decades later, the last remaining humans are struggling to survive....

    Mike Naka says: "better than expected!"
    "Great sci-fi zombie combo!!!"
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    The story is really interesting. I really loved it!!! Completely worth it and I would read another book from this author. My only negitive is the narrator took some getting used to. I think maybe she was forcing the american accent...maybe shes Canadian or Brittish? Oh one other thing...they never say where the city is located. AWESOME mix of future sci-fi and zombie!!!!!!

    4 of 7 people found this review helpful
  • Lycan Fallout: Rise of the Werewolf

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By Mark Tufo
    • Narrated By Sean Runnette
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (746)
    Performance
    (710)
    Story
    (708)

    The world of man was brought to its knees with the zombie apocalypse. A hundred and fifty years have passed since man clawed and climbed his way back from the brink of extinction. Civilization has rebooted, man has begun to rebuild, creating new communities and society. It is on this fragile new shaky ground that a threat worse than the scourge of the dead has sprung... Once again, one man finds himself once thrust into the forefront of a war he wants nothing to do with and seemingly cannot win.

    Teddy says: "Loved it! Mike Talbot Returns!!!"
    "Wonderful, awesome, and friggin hilarious!!"
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    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    This book is SOP (standard Operating Procedure) for Mr. Tufo. Thank you sir for making another, "my favorite book ever"!! And special thanks to Sean Runnette for bringing such life to an over the top personality like Mike Talbot.


    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Annihilation: Star Force, Book 7

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By B. V. Larson
    • Narrated By Mark Boyett
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1074)
    Performance
    (999)
    Story
    (1001)

    Kyle Riggs is in for a rough ride. In Annihilation, the seventh book of the Star Force Series, nothing goes as planned. The three fledgling human colonies in the Eden System are beginning to take hold, but the forces threatening to root them out are many. The Crustaceans are calling for help, despite the fact they are the sworn enemies of Star Force. Are they potential allies, or vicious tricksters? And why are the oceans of their world heating up?

    Jonathan says: "It could be so much better!!!"
    "Dragging on a bit...."
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    Don't get me wrong I enjoy the series. It's just that the writing is getting on my nerves after so many books. Example, without any details, an event occurs, the characters talk about the event and then 5 min later the same information is presented and the main character is like OMG I never saw this coming!!!! The main character is becoming more irritating but this may be me. Being retired military it frustrates me when he (Kyle) does things that are unprofessional and stupid. Overall I liked it but am really looking forward to the next installment...also is it me or is it irritating that Kyle has been saying things like "we've been doing this for years..." He has been saying this since book 1!!! It's not like its been 10-15 yrs or something!! Ok happy that's off my chest. Lol

    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Star Corps: Book One of The Legacy Trilogy

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By Ian Douglas
    • Narrated By David Drummond
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (121)
    Performance
    (114)
    Story
    (112)

    Many millennia ago, the human race was enslaved by the An - a fearsome alien people whose cruel empire once spanned the galaxies, until they were defeated and consigned to oblivion. But a research mission to the planet Ishtar has made a terrifying - and fatal - discovery: The Ahanu, ancestors of the former masters, live on, far from the reach of Earth - born weapons and technology ... and tens of thousands of captive human souls still bow to their iron will.

    DocJim says: "OK story, quite different (or weird) in many spots"
    "David Drummond needs a new job!!!!"
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    The narrator, mr Drummond, sounds like a crappy capt Kirk imposter. I mean, sure there are pronunciation issues like another review stated...but seriously who has not heard of friggin Camp Lejeune!!! (though in his defense wikipedia does list "lajurn" as a second way to say it) But even aside with the most common military jargon being screwed up, his voice is just horrible. The way his voice trails off at the end of sentences, not to mention the absolute worst character voices, really destroyed this book. I will be reading the other two books.

    As for the book, if you have made it this far you are like me and just want to see what happens. Reading this series after Star Carrier is a complete let down!

    *****in summary...Drummond is the worst book narrator I have ever heard!!!*****

    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • The Passage: The Passage Trilogy, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (36 hrs and 52 mins)
    • By Justin Cronin
    • Narrated By Scott Brick, Adenrele Ojo, Abby Craden
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (6873)
    Performance
    (3242)
    Story
    (3247)

    First, the unthinkable: a security breach at a secret U.S. government facility unleashes the monstrous product of a chilling military experiment. Then, the unspeakable: a night of chaos and carnage gives way to sunrise on a nation, and ultimately a world, forever altered. All that remains for the stunned survivors is the long fight ahead and a future ruled by fear—of darkness, of death, of a fate far worse.

    Nicole says: "You love it or you hate it..."
    "Worth the 2 credits!!!!"
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    What did you love best about The Passage?

    The characters were all so well developed and the story just sucks you in.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Michael is my favorite character. His technical knowledge and curiosity in a world of horse and carts, mixed with the burden of the understanding what this knowledge tells him.I very much enjoyed watching this character develop as events unfold.


    What about the narrators’s performance did you like?

    The main narrator (there are a couple others that thoughtfully sprinkled throughout the reading), has a great voice. His tones and inflections are perfect and pulled me deeper into the story.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    As a 20 year military guy, I loved the part when we get the background on


    Any additional comments?

    Great story, similar to

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • The Fox Run: Endworld Series, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By David Robbins
    • Narrated By Kevin Foley
    Overall
    (33)
    Performance
    (11)
    Story
    (11)

    For 100 years after a nuclear holocaust annihilated civilization, the Family has eked out a meager existence in the wilds of what used to be Minnesota. But something is going wrong in the Home. People aren't living as long as they used to. Mutations are becoming more common. To ensure their survival, there's only one thing the Family can do: venture outside the compound walls for help. Three of their best warriors are chosen for the task – Blade, Hickok and Geronimo.

    David says: "outstanding"
    "Good"
    Overall

    see my review of the first novel...but overall worth knowing what happens to the "Family" 100 years later.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Endworld Doomsday: Endworld Series, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By David Robbins
    • Narrated By Kevin Foley
    Overall
    (71)
    Performance
    (26)
    Story
    (25)

    At a remote site in Minnesota, filmmaker Kurt Carpenter has built a secure compound and invited a select group of people to bunker down until the worst is over. The world into which they re-emerge is like nothing they've ever seen. At first they think they're the only ones left. But they soon find out how wrong they are. In the wasteland of what used to be America, their battle to survive is only just beginning.

    Steve says: "Didn't live up to its expectations"
    "Great concept and enjoyable story"
    Overall

    I really enjoyed it, and was thrilled to know that there was a second book. But a warning...the second book takes place 100 years in the future, but was written by the author in 1986 and has 28 books in that series. Star Wars type deal. Both books are good (although second is a bit dated with super cheese macho dialog). But the second does not really talk about many of the characters from the first book that you want to know about. So I can only hope that Mr. Robbins is planning some books that take place between the two. I am having surgery and will have 6-8 off from work so maybe I'll read the other 27 books! :)

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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