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The Remaining Audiobook

The Remaining

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Publisher's Summary

In a steel-and-lead-encased bunker 20 feet below the basement level of his house, a soldier waits for his final orders. On the surface, a plague ravages the planet, infecting over 90% of the populace. The bacterium burrows through the brain, destroying all signs of humanity and leaving behind little more than base, prehistoric instincts. The infected turn into hyper-aggressive predators, with an insatiable desire to kill and feed. Someday soon, the soldier will have to open the hatch to his bunker, and step out into this new wasteland, to complete his mission: Subvenire refectus. To rescue and rebuild.

The Remaining is the first book in the best-selling series, which tells a gritty tale of survival, perseverance and fighting to get back what has been lost.

©2012 D.J. Molles (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

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    "EXCELLENT BOOK"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Absolutely i would and have, it's a great book and now that i'm further on in the series it just keeps getting better. It has me on the edge of my seat, it's so well written that i feel like i'm right there with the characters and start freaking out for them when they're in danger etc it's great.


    What about Christian Rummel’s performance did you like?

    i think the performance is fantastic, good voicing to the characters and the emotion of each pulls you into the story and makes you connect with them it's really really great.


    Any additional comments?

    give it a listen you won't regret it. I don't even like "zombie" type movies or tv shows but this this book i tried based on other reviews and it knocked by socks off. I finished this one 2 weeks ago and am already on book 4 because i couldn't stop listening!

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    Wanda Pretoria, South Africa 12-31-15
    Wanda Pretoria, South Africa 12-31-15 Member Since 2016

    Wandah Panda

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    "I enjoyed this book"

    This book was off with a bang. It grew a bit predictable later but that brought with it a sense of familiarity. It took my mind off of life and that is enough for me to think of this fondly.

    The narrator did a pretty good job. He did not annoy me and these days that is a major plus

    WaAr

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    CR Frisco, TX 12-27-15
    CR Frisco, TX 12-27-15 Member Since 2002

    I listen to a variety of audio books constantly in car and gym. My reviews remind me what I’ve read & are hopefully helpful to you as well.

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    "4+Stars.Thumbs up so far (books 1-4). Binge read."

    I consumed the first 4 in the series pretty quickly and have set the series aside for a while. I'll be back for more. Narration and story are very good. I recommend the series.

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    Chippie 12-16-15
    Chippie 12-16-15 Member Since 2014
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    "So so"

    Too much like a particular show on TV and not as good a story. The performance was done well but the main character Lee is not that likable.

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    Amazon Customer 12-16-15
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    "Same ol' ..."
    Any additional comments?

    Although enjoyable, unfortunately just a re-hashing of all the other ZA themes ... and what's with the over concentration of searching for water at every opportunity? They're not in the desert and I'm sure there are still streams to be found. Made me crazy.

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    Shawn Franklin, WI, United States 12-08-15
    Shawn Franklin, WI, United States 12-08-15 Member Since 2013

    Big fan of listening to books of all shapes and sizes. Primarily: sci fi, fantasy, nonfiction in human services, buddhism, and classics.

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    "Not a Solid Soldier"
    What would have made The Remaining better?

    The main character's choices lacked any semblance of skill that would be indicated by the position he was assigned to. This results in a series of plot points that continued to reveal his ineptness and only the writer through still more unbelievable plot points can save him.


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    SoggyInSeattle 11-28-15
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    "Tension you can taste..."

    The first book is just the beginning of a larger tale, and I'm hooked.
    Narration is top notch.
    A very plausible story brings it home, how delicate civil society exists.
    This is a survivalist must read.

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    horsestuff 11-19-15
    horsestuff 11-19-15
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    "Overall couldn't put it down"

    This book was a little too gory for me but my no 1 criteria in rating a book is "couldn't put it down" - in that sense this book was great. The reader made the women sound like ditzes - maybe they are supposed to be ditzes but if they develop into more than that in future installments it won't work for me. This book ends rather abruptly - nothing substantial happens in the first book which is kinda sad. The last 30+ minutes of this book is advertisement for next book. Sigh.

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    Christopher GLEN BURNIE, MD, United States 11-19-15
    Christopher GLEN BURNIE, MD, United States 11-19-15 Member Since 2015
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    "An average zombie book"

    This was neither a bad or a great book! it simply was very much a very average zombie book. it felt like someone checked off boxes on a spreadsheet in order to make it. fortunately for the book the main character is marginally interesting. if I catch the second book one sale I will probably buy it. but until that point I probably would not spend a credit to get it.

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    Mama Monkey 11-12-15
    Mama Monkey 11-12-15 Member Since 2015

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    "Perfect"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Great story and the narrator was absolutely amazing. Loved every piece of it, had me buying the next book way before finishing this one.


    What does Christian Rummel bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    He was full of emotion in each character, loved, loved loved it


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