Rise of the Horde: Zombie Attack!, Book One Audiobook | Devan Sagliani | Audible.com
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Rise of the Horde: Zombie Attack!, Book One | [Devan Sagliani]

Rise of the Horde: Zombie Attack!, Book One

When 16-year-old Xander's older brother, Moto, left him at Vandenberg Airforce Base he only had one request - don't leave, no matter what. But there was no way he could have known that zombies would gather in groups big enough to knock down walls, and take out entire buildings full of people. That was before the rise of the horde! Now Xander is on the run, fleeing south to Port Hueneme to locate his brother, with nothing but his martial arts training and the katana blade left to him.
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Audible Editor Reviews

Narrator Luke Daniels has a strong voice that manages to convey all manner of emotions, and his expressive performance adds to the addictiveness of this story about the rise of a zombie horde. 16-year-old Xander, must fight his way to Port Hueneme, where he hopes to find his brother. He is accompanied by a 12-year-old comic book geek, as well as a moody child celebrity, and Daniels gives lots of humor and personality to each voice. Listeners will find their interactions truly entertaining.

Publisher's Summary

When 16-year-old Xander's older brother, Moto, left him at Vandenberg Airforce Base he only had one request - don't leave, no matter what. But there was no way he could have known that zombies would gather in groups big enough to knock down walls, and take out entire buildings full of people. That was before the rise of the horde! Now Xander is on the run, fleeing south to Port Hueneme to locate his brother, with nothing but his martial arts training and the katana blade left to him. Along the way, he'll have to fight for his life against other survivors, neo-Nazi's, outlaw bikers, gang bangers, cannibals, cult members, and a seemingly endless sea of flesh hungry zombies.

But Xander is far from alone. Traveling with him are Benji, a 12 year old comic book geek, and Felicity Jane, a childhood celebrity with wild mood swings. Will they make it in one piece to the safe zone - or will they become the next meal for a hungry horde of wild zombies? Zombie Attack! Rise of the Horde is filled with pulse-pounding, undead action, from the very first chapter until the bitter end. From rock stars and celebrities, to false prophets and miracle workers, this audiobook has it all! The story takes off like a bullet and doesn't slow down until the very last sentence.

©2012 Devan Sagliani (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

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    AudioBookReviewer Madison, WI, United States 12-17-13
    AudioBookReviewer Madison, WI, United States 12-17-13 Member Since 2011

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    "Young adult zombie apocalypse, worked, mostly"

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    Rise of the Horde: Zombie Attack!, Book One started very strong with the impending doom of the impossible zombie horde. Action, violence, gore all the essential ingredients to a good zombie story, with the added in necessary juvenility that a young adult novel requires. Imagine if you will being sixteen at the beginning of the zombie apocalypse and the only thing that really sets you apart from all the other teenagers is your wits and your samurai sword. I was happy with the base storyline that Devan Sagliani created until the zombies left the story and it was all about, for lack of better adjectives, the former drug addict girl. This is where I found it to get a bit dull and slow. However it does pick back up when they run into the crazy cultists, they always creep me out and Sagliani nailed that part. Over all I got my zombie fix and was happy that I took the time for this one. I am looking forward to the second book of the series, I really hope that it goes audio.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Shelley METCALFE, ON, Canada 10-23-13
    Shelley METCALFE, ON, Canada 10-23-13 Member Since 2011
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    "This book is awful. Don't buy it, I'm returning it"
    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    This was rated as four stars by someone so i was expecting a decent book. This is not it. It is unoriginal and boring. It seems to have copied most pieces of dialog and plot from other books. If there's an original thought I didn't find it.


    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Shaina TALLAHASSEE, FL, United States 03-28-14
    Shaina TALLAHASSEE, FL, United States 03-28-14 Member Since 2013

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    "Story was predictable but the narrator kept me"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Rise of the Horde to be better than the print version?

    Yes because the Narrator gave all the characters their own voice and personality


    Would you be willing to try another book from Devan Sagliani? Why or why not?

    I actually looked for the second book in this series because it says Book 1 but I didn't see it. I would totally listen if it's by the same narrator.


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

    Personally, in my mind - the characters all have the same voice (mine) and unless I read it out loud - that is all the story is going to get. So to actually hear it from someone else that puts more into it than just reading the page, well that is the whole reason that I love audio books.


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

    I want to listen to all the books in one sitting but unfortunately my life doesn't allow that


    Any additional comments?

    I will definitely be looking for more by this narrator!

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    James Peden PDX, OR 03-28-14
    James Peden PDX, OR 03-28-14 Member Since 2013

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    "Another good zombie book!"
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    Impatiently awaiting book 2. Well written, good narration and a true non-stop pace. This has the makings of a good series, right up there with Mark Tufo's. If you like his series, you'll def. like this one.

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    rene Henrietta, Tx, United States 01-10-14
    rene Henrietta, Tx, United States 01-10-14 Member Since 2011
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    Would you listen to Rise of the Horde again? Why?

    cant wait for the next one!


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    All the characters are FUN!


    What about Luke Daniels’s performance did you like?

    the Reading was Excellent


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

    I couldnt stop listening to the story


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