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Zombie Fallout 5: Alive in a Dead World | [Mark Tufo]

Zombie Fallout 5: Alive in a Dead World

In the latest installment of Mark Tufo's zombie fallout series, Mike Talbot and his family continue their fight for survival as Eliza plots their demise.
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Publisher's Summary

"What now, sister?" Tomas asked.
"We kill Michael Talbot, his family, and his friends and then we rule the world," she said absently as she fingered the locket around her neck."

In the latest installment of Mark Tufo's zombie fallout series, Mike Talbot and his family continue their fight for survival as Eliza plots their demise.

©2012 Mark Tufo (P)2012 Tantor

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    anne Phoenix, AZ, United States 02-24-14
    anne Phoenix, AZ, United States 02-24-14 Member Since 2012

    I Love a great supernatural tale, a Love story, PNR, a Cool Mystery and Most Sci-Fi....if there are vampires, weres or witches in it, that's a plus! Basically I am a 40+ y/o young at heart woman rediscovering the wonderful world of books and am now addicted! Lol I LOVE AUDIBLE!!!!!

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    "Least fave of the series, but still good!"
    What made the experience of listening to Zombie Fallout 5 the most enjoyable?

    The narration...it was good..lots of humor..but a dark tale...


    What other book might you compare Zombie Fallout 5 to and why?

    No comparison..this is a funny zombie series...lots of adventure and action!


    What about Sean Runnette’s performance did you like?

    He is a great narrator..very emotive and good with voices and scene setting!


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

    Omg the end with Paul and Mike...no spoilers, but it will break your heart!!!


    Any additional comments?

    Even thought this is the least fave of the series..it was well worth my time and credit...I am continuing..on to book 6...I love this series so much and am happy I found it...and am sooooo curious to see what happens next...I really hope Mike and his family are going to be ok!! I recommend this series very much!! 2 thumbs up!!

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    Jim smyrna, GA, United States 01-29-14
    Jim smyrna, GA, United States 01-29-14 Member Since 2011
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    "suspend disbelief"
    Would you listen to Zombie Fallout 5 again? Why?

    Yes ... it is captivating


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    BT ... but they all are good. And the characters you are supposed to dislike, you REALLY don't like.


    What about Sean Runnette’s performance did you like?

    Very easy to listen to. He sounds like "Mike" now.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Hmmm


    Any additional comments?

    This is a bit different ... not our normal zombie story.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Thia 11-08-13
    Thia 11-08-13 Member Since 2013

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    "Not quite as good as the others but you can't skip"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Zombie Fallout 5 to be better than the print version?

    Yes


    Would you be willing to try another book from Mark Tufo? Why or why not?

    Yes


    What about Sean Runnette’s performance did you like?

    Perfect for the main character


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes


    Any additional comments?

    This is a weird little series. It took me halfway through the first book to get into the groove of the inappropriate humor, what is usually internal dialogue being external, and seemingly light-hearted approach to the zombie genre. Once I got it into my head that this felt like a character with some time and distance from the events using the "laugh or lose your mind and cry" approach it all made sense to me. I would encourage readers to hang in there, get through the first book, and see if it doesn't grow on you. If I hadn't paid 20 bucks for the audio book I would have stopped a chapter in. I'm soooo glad I didn't because now I'm on book 6 and I love this series. This isn't a humorous take on zombies. It is a character (like cops, military, er nurses etc) using sarcasm and black humor to get through tragedy and horror.

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    kevin Cumberland, RI, United States 09-15-13
    kevin Cumberland, RI, United States 09-15-13 Member Since 2012
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    "more,i need more"
    Where does Zombie Fallout 5 rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    best series/narrator hands down


    What did you like best about this story?

    i love the authors characters and story,best narrator I've heard


    Have you listened to any of Sean Runnette’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    fantastic!I actually search for books by sean runnette, i love the way he reads


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    book?i wanted to listen to the whole series in one sitting


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    Lisa LAUREL, MD, United States 07-12-13
    Lisa LAUREL, MD, United States 07-12-13 Member Since 2013
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    "Worst book in the series"
    What would have made Zombie Fallout 5 better?

    If the book actually contained substantive material regarding the story line. Too much time was spent on flashbacks that did not add to the plot. And what a horrible ending, Really Mr. Tufo, what were you thinking?


    What about Sean Runnette’s performance did you like?

    I would listen to ANYTHING Mr. Runnette performs.


    You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    Listening to Mr. Runnette's voice.


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    Christina kirke hyllinge, Denmark 07-02-13
    Christina kirke hyllinge, Denmark 07-02-13 Member Since 2012
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    "Death by cats??? Really, Mark Tufo???"
    Would you try another book from Mark Tufo and/or Sean Runnette?

    Yes - hopefully he will be back on track in the next book.


    Would you ever listen to anything by Mark Tufo again?

    Yes.


    You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    Still a well written story with a lot of humor. Too bad it is filled with unnescessary sidetracks that seem like stalling.


    Any additional comments?

    I am a fan of the series, and I will continue listening to the end - but I hope there is something better in store for me in the next book.

    I particularly find the part with the murderous cats really, really weird - and even if I buy the idea of zombies and evildoers in general it just seems too much that cats should be attacking humans - especially if they have been preying on their own kind....would they still be hungry???

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Anthony FLOWER MOUND, TX, United States 06-16-13
    Anthony FLOWER MOUND, TX, United States 06-16-13 Member Since 2006
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    "best of the series so far"

    Mark Tufo's writing style draws you in and hooks you from the start.The characters are 'real', aside from the zombies of course, and I think that's what sets his stories apart from the rest. He has created a relatable set of characters that will make you laugh, gag and sometimes cry.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Rachel VERNON ROCKVILLE, CT, United States 06-06-13
    Rachel VERNON ROCKVILLE, CT, United States 06-06-13
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    "Love the Zombie Fallout series, but not this book."
    This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    I feel like the author was just trying to reach his word count when writing this book. It seems filled with a lot of useless banter. Most of the book takes place in the same area and is just redundant. I actually feel like the series could have done without this book. They are running from zombies, they hide, they run, they hide, they run, they hide, they run. Nothing really major happens. The important parts from this book could have been included in the previous or following book.Overall, Zombie Fallout 5: Alive in a Dead World, was a huge let down. I really enjoy this series, but there's some animal cruelty that the book could do without. I was tempted to stop listening because it was getting really disgusting. I get it, Mark Tufo hates cats. I hope he comes back in the next life as a mouse. :P


    What character would you cut from Zombie Fallout 5?

    Leave out the parts with the cat killing. It's part of nature, they are hunters. Dogs would do the same if left starving for weeks without a food source.


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    Kevin CLARISSA, MN, United States 05-13-13
    Kevin CLARISSA, MN, United States 05-13-13 Member Since 2010
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    "Side tracked"
    If you could sum up Zombie Fallout 5 in three words, what would they be?

    Side tracked


    If you’ve listened to books by Mark Tufo before, how does this one compare?

    To many side stories. Don't know if he was trying to build up his characters or just filling pages.


    Have you listened to any of Sean Runnette’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Great job, just like the other books in the series.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    No.


    Any additional comments?

    Hopefully he will get back on track in the next book.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Pete G. Lyndhurst, NJ 04-15-13
    Pete G. Lyndhurst, NJ 04-15-13 Member Since 2011
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    "Jumping the Shark"
    What did you like best about Zombie Fallout 5? What did you like least?

    This is first review I have done.

    Couple of things.

    This is first review I have done.

    Sean Runnette does a great reading and truly in the world of audio books he is amazing.

    I love Mark Tufo and all the other Zombie Fall Out books. This one really was not what I would have liked. It was very unfocused. It gives you tons of back story, that I wouldnt consider mission critical. The vignettes are pretty pointless after a while, and while amusing they get boring.

    The other books in the series are far superior. I feel like Mark might have been bored with Talbot while writing this book.

    The other thing that I was crazy about is when authors are self referential. Stephen King does it andI didnt like it. Tufo does it and I didn't like it. While its his prerogative, for someone who really enjoys his work I feel it takes me out of the story.


    Has Zombie Fallout 5 turned you off from other books in this genre?

    No


    Have you listened to any of Sean Runnette’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Sean is always great.


    Could you see Zombie Fallout 5 being made into a movie or a TV series? Who should the stars be?

    All of the Zombie Fallout books could be a movie. Except this one. It doesnt have the legs the rest of the books do.


    Any additional comments?

    The only reason to listen to this book is complete the series.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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