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Ex-Isle: Ex-Heroes, Book 5

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The spectacular fifth adventure in the genre-busting Ex-Heroes series.

The heroes are overjoyed when they discover another group of survivors living on a manmade island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. But there's something very, very wrong with this isolated community and its mysterious leader - a secret that could put every survivor in the world at risk.

©2016 Peter Clines (P)2016 Audible, Inc.

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    Lore SAN JOSE, CA, United States 04-09-16
    Lore SAN JOSE, CA, United States 04-09-16 Member Since 2008

    Fantasy/Sci-Fi Fan

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    "The superheroes head out to sea."

    Book 5 of the Ex-Heroes series sees Peter Clines return the series to something a bit more traditional than the last book. In fact, if this was a TV series this book would be considered a filler episode with only some minor character development going on. The larger story arc doesn't move forward all that much but since all your favorite characters from the series return it is still quite enjoyable. Book 4 was weird enough that fans of the series like me will find that a nice solid "back to reality" story really hits the spot.

    There are two main story threads going on throughout this book. The first is a good will mission to a man-made island in the Pacific known as Lumeria. Zzzap, St. George, and Corpse Girl are sent off to make contact with the island's survivors see if there is a way they can establish some kind of relationship or help out. The second story line revolves around setting up a new remote base known as Eden where Danielle, Cesar and the Cerberus suit are sent with some super soldiers to help establish a sustainable food source.

    Of course nothing is easy in a zombie apocalypse and each story thread is full of complications and dire situations. Both threads are enjoyable but mostly because of the super hero characters and their personalities. Zzzap and his penchant for geek trivia makes for some excellent interactions with Corpse Girl who has a limited ability to remember anything. Danielle is suffering from a crisis of self doubt since she has been without the Cerberus suit for so long and her rebuild of the suit is not quite ready when it gets called into duty to help at Eden. This means it will be Cesar in control of the Cerberus suit and not Danielle and that exposes her psyche to further doubt and fear.

    Despite the fact that I called this filler earlier I still enjoyed it. All of the narrators once again do excellent jobs and really bring each of the characters to life. I continue to look forward to where Peter Clines will take this series in the future.

    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    RelicKnight USA 03-17-16
    RelicKnight USA 03-17-16 Member Since 2013

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    "great continuation of the story!"

    I listened to this book in a single sitting feeling that they are to short, maybe they are but the continuation of the story is fun and worthy of its place in the books story line.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    William Woodrow 03-14-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Very clever theme of good overcoming evil"

    The storyline and narrators make this series rock. The compulsion to survive takes many forms...it builds character or it exposes the lack there of. I hope this series continues as a new world evolves out of an apocalyptic ongoing event/events

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Kate Sweet 03-07-16
    Kate Sweet 03-07-16 Member Since 2015
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    "The team is back together again!!!!"

    Yes!!!! Having both male and female voices to act this out is IMPORTANT and it was amazing to hear the team back together! I have no idea where this group of tales is going to go but heaven help me I love this series! Peter Clines don't stop - revisit this world as much as you can!!!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Tan Petaling Jaya, Malaysia 03-05-16
    Tan Petaling Jaya, Malaysia 03-05-16 Member Since 2012

    Sci-fi, mystery and action-adventure fan

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    "More Ex!"

    Peter Clines' Ex series continues with Ex-Isle. While we don't get much of my favorite character, Stealth, in this installment, the story is still a great listen. One wonders why the Ex-Heroes keep trying to make friends with others when it always ends in misery for everyone.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Duke Freed 05-23-16
    Duke Freed 05-23-16

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    "Setting up the future"

    I like how this book sets up how the world can look like in the future, and I'm now really excited to see how the future books will be.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Caleb California 05-14-16
    Caleb California 05-14-16 Member Since 2009

    Over the years I've developed the mindset that, if I'm going to spend time reading a story, I want it to be a good one. :)

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    "A Worthy Addition"

    New and old villians, new and old heroes, and still a whole lot of zombies.

    We get some glimpses of the early days of the settlement. All in all it is good to be reminded not only of what everyone is trying to do, but also how far they've come.

    Most folks probably focus on the superhero aspect of this series, and rightly so. But I'm always struck at how the environment, I.E. the zombies, is the real, constant threat.

    I'm noticing some narrative drift. It's minor, but I'm not feeling a sense of progress within the mount yet. They are making progress, but I'm feeling a sense of stagnation within the mount itself. Civilizations usually go through such things, so I don't think it's major. However I'm hoping for a breakthrough by the society itself. I feel like it is a payoff that we've been waiting on the story to deliver. I don't think the author is unaware of it, and I may be getting impatient.

    It feels like the characters are still largely reacting to their circumstances. This installment tries to address this with a sense of philanthropy toward other survivors. I'm still left wanting more of...something. Safety? Rebuilding? I'm not sure. Something that feels like they're heading toward a permanent resolution to their circumstances. An Ex-virus vaccine would fit the bill, but that may just be wish fulfillment.

    I have faith in Clines to deliver, though. He has every single time so far. :)

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Thomas Felsberg 05-09-16
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    "Ex-Heroes Continues its Streak"

    This series continues to be awesome, please make a movie as soon as possible! I love it!

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    XB Victoria, BC 05-05-16
    XB Victoria, BC 05-05-16 Member Since 2007
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    "Consistently Good"

    I really love this series and this one doesn't disappoint. I am already wishing there was more. I liked the changes in perspective and time periods. There were only a few times where the "then" sequences didn't fully make sense with the "now" storylines, but they still added to thw richness of the characters and the world.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Eugenia Chatsworth, CA, US 04-18-16
    Eugenia Chatsworth, CA, US 04-18-16 Member Since 2009
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    "Zombapocalypse Fun!"

    I have always love apocalypse stories and zombies in urban fantasies and this satisfies all my loves!
    A terrific graphic novel type complete with wonderful superheroes, cool gory zombies (who, by the way, Peter Clines defines each one so well that they become characters in just the few seconds we see them), demons and probably one of the greatest locales for all this futuristic mayhem, Los Angeles. It's all pretty much realistic with the cities, the streets and my favorite, Paramount Studios, now known as The Mount.
    Adored the "Then/Now" format and my favorite character has to be Corpse Girl---so inventive!
    Wonderful narrators, all, as they define their characters so well.
    Definitely hoping for another book in this series.

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  • Mr. M. Edwards
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    "Lacking something"

    The Ex-heroes books are generally excellent, and Clines' writing is usually exceptionally well plotted.
    This just seemed to spin its wheels for most of the book and then end. The flashbacks didn't really fit in or add anything - it feels like half a book with the conclusion omitted.

    So, not his best book (that would be 14) but still better than The Walking Dead.

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  • Todd Nolan
    3/20/17
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    "Peter Clines is a story telling genius."

    Peter Clines is a story telling genius.
    The characters and plot never fail to impress or surprise me and the narrators are so impressive in what they do, I can actually hear their distinct voices during character dialogue while reading the book and not listening to the audio-book
    Over all this was an amazing book and series and as I hope for another instalment, I think I'll start the reading/listening to them all over again.

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