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A Zombie Tale (Part 4) Audiobook
A Zombie Tale (Part 4)
Written by: 
Mark Tufo
Narrated by: 
Sean Runnette
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A Zombie Tale (Part 4) Audiobook

A Zombie Tale (Part 4): Book of Riley

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Publisher's Summary

Mark Tufo, the author of the popular Zombie Fallout and Indian Hill series, presents the latest entry in the Book of Riley series.

©2013 Mark Tufo (P)2014 Tantor

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    Amazon Customer tampa, fl, United States 01-08-14
    Amazon Customer tampa, fl, United States 01-08-14 Member Since 2015

    Avid Zombie Fiction listener!!! Bring on the living dead.

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    "Another terrific Tufo finish. Worth the credit."
    Would you consider the audio edition of A Zombie Tale (Part 4) to be better than the print version?

    I have not read the book only listened, but I can tell you its an amazing story. It is well written and is tied into other Tufo stories brilliantly. Personally I just love the audios more.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Riley of course. She is what every four legged furbaby stands for. Loyalty, unconditional love, protection, guidance and strength. She is truly the symbolism of a true best friend not just a dog.


    What about Sean Runnette’s performance did you like?

    Love love love Runnette.. A Tufo story + Sean Runnette = A work of art... I cant imagine a Tufo story narrated by anyone else. He makes this book complete and narrates the story perfectly.


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

    Yes!! This is the last book in this series. These books are only a few hours long but I craved more. Even if it was 10 hours I know I would not stop listening until it was done. Lol


    Any additional comments?

    At first I was pretty reluctant to start this series. I mean a zombie tale told through the eyes of 2 dogs a cat a baby and a teen age girl...... But once again Mark Tufo's imagination and Passion for zkmbies as well as dogs & maybe for the cat too wiped away any doubts. He created not just a story but a work of art. The depth of his characters for this series blows me away. I mean he had to create personalities for 2 dogs and a cat and make them believable. He did that and more. As a true animal lover I found myself saying yup my cat would sooo say that, or man I bet thats really what my dog is thinking. Amazing job, Amazing series & an Amazing endjng.

    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    William Houston, TX, United States 01-14-14
    William Houston, TX, United States 01-14-14

    As a Software Architect and Developer, I enjoy listening to audio books while programming. My favorites are high fantasy, epic fantasy and philosophy. For some reason, they don't have many technical manuals on audio!

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    "Stop. Just get it. It's good."
    Any additional comments?

    Mark Tufo is brilliant with writing... words.... and things. Okay, enough already. You've read hundreds if not thousands of reviews where literary style, penchant for character creation and a thousand other aspects of writing are discussed. Forget all that this time. Mark Tufo can really spin one heck of a story. Mr. Runette is an incredible orator who tells stories with near perfect... well... all that stuff that great orators do to tell it well. What you won't find in the Book of Riley is pretentiousness, dullness or that stuff that makes for a bad story... because this isn't one of those... this is a good story... not one of the bad ones... and... yeah...
    *cough*
    *kicks some dirt*
    Anywho... just get it already, you won't be disappointed.

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 04-15-14

    SWF, 5'5" 130lbs. Blonde hair, brown eyes. I'm a single mom with two beautiful girls. I design jewelry for a living. I'm going back to school to get a degree in business.

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    "Tufo does it again."
    Any additional comments?

    Every Mark Tufo book I have read I have loved and the Riley books are no different. You can't help but full in love with Riley and all the other characters. I love the Riley books so much I named my pit bull puppy Riley.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    AudioBook Reviewer Madison, WI, United States 04-25-16
    AudioBook Reviewer Madison, WI, United States 04-25-16 Member Since 2011

    All of my reviews are on my blog audiobookreviewer dot com

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    "Tufo masterfully weaves a story"

    Riley, Ben-Ben, Patches, Jess and the baby continue their trek to Colorado to find Justin Talbot.  Jess and her menagerie are still on the run dodging the crack addict Icely and his goons.  They finally and safely make it to Turtle Run and find the abandoned home of the Talbot family.

    Mark Tufo reveals what happened to a favorite character from the Fallout Series and the impact Alec has on Jess.  Guiding her to Maine, we are told of the final resting place of Alec.  Not everyone survives a zombie apocalypse and even the most beloved of characters can and do die.

    Tufo masterfully weaves a story around a strong plot and several strong characters.  Tufo’s ability to coax his readers into the story, drawing them in is done skillfully.  He is definitely talented at leaving his listeners breathless and with a strong emotional upheaval crying for his blood.  Riley: Book 4 is full of twists and turns that will leave you asking, “what? … WHAT?”

    I enjoy listening to Tufo’s Riley series.  Hearing it from a dog’s perspective is interesting and presents a new viewpoint.  If you are a dog lover or a zombie enthusiast this is a series you won’t want to miss.  Tufo has grown as a writer and continues to entertain with his wit and mastery of sarcasm.

    Sean Runnette does an excellent job and has become the voice of the “Talbot World.”  He adds personality to the characters through his ability to move the wit and sarcasm from paper to audio with just the right tone and inflection.

    There were no issues with production.

    Audiobook was provided for review by the author.

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

    [If this review helped, please press YES. Thanks!]

    10 of 12 people found this review helpful
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    BookwormNJ 01-10-15
    BookwormNJ 01-10-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Mark Tufo has done it again"
    What did you love best about A Zombie Tale (Part 4)?

    the uniqueness of the story


    What was one of the most memorable moments of A Zombie Tale (Part 4)?

    all of it


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

    brought the characters to life


    Any additional comments?

    I love all of Mark Tufo's series and have read all of them a few more than once. He characters are common like you have met someone in your life that is like one of them and they say and do believable things. They are characters that you would want to know if they were real

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Lora Houston, TX 01-13-14
    Lora Houston, TX 01-13-14 Member Since 2016
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    "Tufo and Runnette are my gods!"
    Any additional comments?

    Just another awesome book that combines Tufo's talent with Runnette's wonderful ability to weave a tale. Absolutely loved it and love that it is far different from normal zombie apocalypse tales.

    7 of 9 people found this review helpful
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    Drew (@drewsant) Watertown, MA, United States 07-24-15
    Drew (@drewsant) Watertown, MA, United States 07-24-15 Member Since 2016

    Post apocalyptic listener with some thrillers mixed in. Follow me on twitter at @drewsant

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    "A good ending to a fun little series"

    The final installment in the series brings the group’s journey to a close. If you liked the other books in the series you’ll probably enjoy the finally. I’ll miss Ben Ben maybe we can get a short story with him in the future.

    Mr. Runnette is stellar as always

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Kathy 06-18-16
    Kathy 06-18-16
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    "Loving it!"

    Mark does it again 5 star rating I love this book as well as the other 4. I would highly recommend this book to everyone once you start it, it is so hard to put down.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    amy workman 03-25-16
    amy workman 03-25-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Mark Tufo is an amazing author!"

    I loved this series! It was a wonderful story! I've already preordered 5!! I'm very excited to read it! 😀

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Donna 12-28-15
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    "A Dog Story"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Good story line. Written in the first person of the view of Riley, a tenacious pitty who dosen;t mind chomping on the bad guys to protect her human pack.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of A Zombie Tale (Part 4)?

    The teamwork between snotty kitty, yappy dog and Riley in making her human pack leader, Jesse, understand that they are there for her.


    Any additional comments?

    Although the books are on the short side, the humour and action are continuous. Leaving you to want to know more and what happens next.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Llanyre, United Kingdom
    6/28/14
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    "Shame so Short But Great Book"
    Where does A Zombie Tale (Part 4) rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    In top 15


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Riley of course she is the hero and as a dog lover who else could it be


    What does Sean Runnette bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

    Sean is great :)


    Any additional comments?

    A great book love the Riley books, not happy about the ending but what can you do. Loved all 4 Riley books just wished they were much longer......

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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