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Breeds, Book 1 Audiobook

Breeds, Book 1

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In a near-deserted coastal village, odd things are happening. Strangers are asking questions about the town's recluse. A local hunter discovers naked footprints in the snow. The stray dog population has ceased to exist. And with winter's most powerful weapon bearing down, things are about to become much, much worse. A werewolf book. Not a romance. Not at all.

©2014 Keith C. Blackmore; 2016 Podium Publishing

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    Pam Fields 06-29-16
    Pam Fields 06-29-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Loved this unique story!"

    This is a very unique take on the typical werewolf story. Excellent character development and scene setting. Narrated by the awesome Sean Runnette! If you like good horror (which is sometimes hard to find), check it out!

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    lindy 06-23-16
    lindy 06-23-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Great werewolf story with a new twist!"
    Any additional comments?

    I loved this werewolf story and the different twist and especially Sean Runnette's narration of it. I can't wait for book 2 to come out on Audible!

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Sharon 06-17-16
    Sharon 06-17-16 Member Since 2011
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    "Different take on a werewolf story."

    Enjoyed the twist. Looking forward to reading Book 2. Was craving a book to read and took a chance. Glad I did--new author added to list.

    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    coreybeth Cincinnati, OH, United States 06-26-16
    coreybeth Cincinnati, OH, United States 06-26-16 Member Since 2010
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    "HOLY cow what an awesome book!"

    I can't wait for part 2!!! I'm listening to it thinking why hasn't anyone else come up with this idea! Between listening to the wonderful Mr. Voice Mr. Sean Runnett & hearing what could have been Riley talking I had to double check tomake sure I wasn't listening to Tufo LOL. So .........Storm in the secluded town with a monster for a neighbor. Seems his elders don't think their own kind should be left in peace to die & send wardons to take care of him. He has a differing opinion. I won't give away too much but lets just say people aren't the only animal that can turn into weres!!!! This was a great book. I'm positive it will get picked up for a movie or series. No doubt. It's a brillant twist on the werewolf story. BRILLIANT. Just enough gore, just enough suspense, great characters, anything Sean narrates I'll read as long as there's no glowing vampires bluck, monsters as they should be mean and unpredictable. You will not regret this purchase at all. LOVED it!!!!

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Steve Brian 09-12-16
    Steve Brian 09-12-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Loved it!"

    as good as the Mountain Man series ! I can't wait to listen to breeds 2

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Kindle Customer 08-03-16 Member Since 2015
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    "More"

    Love the story so unique..give us more of the Breed! I cannot wait for more!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Eddie Muñoz 08-01-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Fantastic"

    Loved the book ....storyline is interesting and keeps the listener engaged. Extra bonus at end of book just makes you want more..guess that's the idea. I'll be getting the second book most definitely.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    The Zombie Specialist Secret Fortress 07-13-16
    The Zombie Specialist Secret Fortress 07-13-16 Member Since 2016

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    "Mr Blackmore is the man!"

    Finally Mr Blackmore returns! One of my favourite zombie authors has delivered a new title 'Breed'. It is not a zombie title but boy was it good! It gets even better, Sean Runnette is the narrator. This guy has the perfect voice for any of Keith C Blackmore's characters, that is if you speed it up to at least 1.25x speed and easily 1.5x speed in most parts.

    Seriously I couldn't get enough of this one. Stuff it I am not going to sprout on about this.... just do yourself a favour and buy this one, in fact do yourself a favour and pre order the second one!

    Every bit as good as the Mountain Man series. Perhaps better!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    shayne 06-15-16
    shayne 06-15-16 Member Since 2014
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    "very nice, but too short!"

    I don't mind not having a back story on the main characters at the very beginning. I just hope he does a good job delivering them his next go-around

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    AudioBook Reviewer Madison, WI, United States 08-31-16
    AudioBook Reviewer Madison, WI, United States 08-31-16 Member Since 2011

    All of my reviews are on my blog audiobookreviewer dot com

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    "Action packed and riveting"

    If you love werewolf books, this is one you cannot pass up!  Set in a small, isolated town of Amherst Cove in Newfoundland the Warden, Borland is meddling dangerously with mother nature – he is creating a unique werewolf breed that will destroy everyone and everything.  Disillusioned with the hierarchy and rules of the werewolf world, Borland begins breeding a stronger, more deadly werewolf out of revenge.

    Werewolves and Wardens, Kirk and Ross must enter Amherst and destroy Borland, a warden who doesn’t follow the rules.  Little did they know what Borland had done – with the help of a human, Ross and Kirk move to destroy Borland’s breeding successes and hide everything from the outside world.

    What happens next is horrifying and goes against nature.  How many will survive the night?  And if Ross and Kirk manage to save the small cove, what happens next?  If they survive will they be able to retire with their scars and wounds or will they face the same type of fate as Borland?  Borland warned them - and now they are wondering what if!?!

    Action packed and riveting, Keith Blackmore weaves a story that takes the listener deeper into the werewolf world than any other author.  Masterfully weaving horror, he is reminiscent of other horror writers who have captivated readers with everyday occurrences and objects.  Blackmore, however, is much more intense, his monsters are more deadly and provides a unique take on the werewolf tale.    Blackmore has strong writing skills, moving the story at a steady pace building his characters thoroughly and providing twists that will leave the listener shaking their head in shock.

    Sean Runnette does an excellent reading of Blackmore’s Breeds, Book 1.  His ability to step into the book and inject the emotion, danger and fear is amazing.  His pitch is perfect and he has a skill that projects the right amount of cynical and sarcastic tones.   Runnette’s voice is sure, confident and calming.  I could listen to him for hours.

    This is truly an excellent book if you enjoy werewolves, horror and action.   It is truly unique!

    There were no issues with production, everything was clear and concise.  No background issues.

    Audiobook was provided for review by the author.

    Please find this complete review and many others at my review blog

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    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Lincoln
    6/11/16
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    "amazing"

    Wow, just......wow, and from one of my favourite readers too. You really have to listen to this book.



    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Michael Brodigan
    9/21/16
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    "The (Audible) world needs more Keith C Blackmore."
    Where does Breeds, Book 1 rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    This is definitely a top 10 audio book for me.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The book flowed at a great pace and didn't take an age to get to the crux of the story. The excellent use of profanity is an art form. For KCB to write and the narrator to perform such venomous words in a way that it makes you burst out laughing is brilliant .......


    Any additional comments?

    I've never been a big follower of the werewolf, vampire genre but after listening to the Mountain Man series I was desperate to see what Keith C Blackmore's other books were like and it didn't disappoint. I cant wait for the other books in the series to be released and hope that some of his other books get recorded for Audible.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    8/17/16
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    "Another brilliant book"

    Great story and brilliant performance. If you liked the mountain man series, you'll like this.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    8/9/16
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    "brilliant"

    loved it. I will be waiting for more.
    not many books make me want to finish in one go but as mountain man did so does breeds. fantastic. please let's have more.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Suze
    7/28/16
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    "a new look at a subject that's been done to death"

    I'm not getting the narrator as much as I did RC BRAY. but not so bad I didn't get drawn in
    to the story. Quite good but MM is a hard one to follow so if judged on its own still a great book.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • J.E
    7/12/16
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    "Excellent as usual from Blackmore"

    This guy is a fabulous author and I am so glad I found his work. A fitting audible follow up to the Mountain man series. Runnette had RC Bray's very big boots to fill as far as narration, and he has done a great job. Can't wait for part 2!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • I taylor
    7/7/16
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    "Unique concept"
    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Ross, the accidental hero.


    Any additional comments?

    Under the snowy backdrop of a Newfoundland island, something unnatural is happening. A taste for flesh is being nurtured, all under the watchful eyes of the Warden, Borland. While Ross enters the wolves den, unprepared and innocent, Kirk tries to stay focused despite the force of nature that is his target.
    If werewolves are your thing, then this is a must-read. The author sets the scene in a beautiful way, poetic and direct. His use of language is unique and bleakly beautiful, as is the concept of this story. Through a set of well-developed characters, Blackmore unwinds a story that leaves you hooked, shocked, and hopeful.
    This is a brilliant addition to the paranormal/supernatural genre, and even more so to the sea of werewolf novels. I am thrilled that it is part of a series.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • aaron
    6/22/16
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    "Exceptional listen"

    A fantastic well written story, full of thoughtful provocation and enthralling need to finish, narrated beautifully 100% recommended

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    6/16/16
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    "No Mountain Man"
    Would you try another book written by Keith C. Blackmore or narrated by Sean Runnette?

    Would listen to another Blackmore book but not with this narrator. RC Bray was better IMHO


    Would you recommend Breeds, Book 1 to your friends? Why or why not?

    Not really, story is a bit dull and I constantly drifted off as it played, had to rewind a lot and when I do this I realise it's not a very gripping book to listen.


    Did the narration match the pace of the story?

    The narrator is not bad but not for me I'm afraid.


    Do you think Breeds, Book 1 needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

    Not from what I listened too but I think there are follow up's


    Any additional comments?

    Listen to the mountain man books, there are great!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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