A good short story that sets the scene nicely for breakers (although through half of breakers they don’t make an appearance so I hope we hear what hap..Show More »pens to the characters at some point). It is a short story so you don’t get the full picture, but if you liked Stephen King’s “The Stand” I would suggest you pick this up as well.
I not a fan of most science fiction - especially off planet, however this book was firmly grounded on Earth, albeit with a sprinkling of aliens and I ..Show More »thoroughly enjoyed it. The book starts with the hum-drum existence of two couples, one based in New York and the other in southern California. From there there the plot slowly develops into a dystopian nightmare. The character development is excellent and the story is told from each males point of view, each chapter switching from one to the other until in the books last half they finally unite. The book is more about the indomitable human spirit and the desire to survive and the plot is arranged to support this premise. For lovers of suspense and who appreciate a book that has a few layers and a book which is reasonably well written, I recommend this to you.
The dialogue between characters was really interesting - a bunch of nailed one liners and retorts, especially from Tristan. That gal has a biting ver..Show More »bal slap on tap and has no compulsions about letting them loose.
Ray Chase scored another 10 out of 10 on my narrator excellence scale. He brings every character to life in a uniquely cool way. In my opinion, he has secured a spot on the starting squad of the top team in the big leagues when it comes to narration.
Can't stop listening - Edward Robertson is amazing
Very high. All of Robertson's audible books that he has put out so far are read by Ray Chase who is one of the best readers. I hadn't heard him befo..Show More »re but was so happy as he has the characters down pat.
I so enjoyed the ebooks that I wanted to listen to the audible version of all of this series. Yes they are so worth reading twice! I am now caught up ..Show More »on the series in book ebook and audible and eagerly awaiting the next in line. Lots of action, excitement, fun characters that you get to love and a kick butt story line. Buy it now whether ebook or audible. The reader is SPOT ON.
Storyline is amazing, captivating, intelligent. Narrator way too often uses whispery, throaty narration technique. Lines that are clearly su..Show More »pposed to be funny are made to sound depressing and ominous. Women voices are made to sound strong and authoritative while many male voices made to sound whispering lay weak and effeminate.