Holding Their Own
Books in series8
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(4.1 based on 952 ratings)
  • 1
    Holding Their Own: A Story of Survival | Joe Nobody

    Holding Their Own: A Story of Survival

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Joe Nobody
    • Narrated By D. Allen
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (236)
    Performance
    (222)
    Story
    (219)

    This first book of the Holding Their Own series, A Story of Survival, is set in the year 2015, when the world is burdened by the second Great Depression. The United States, already weakened by internal strife, becomes the target of an international terror plot. A series of attacks results in thousands of casualties and disables the country's core infrastructure. The combination of economic hardship and the staggering blow of the terror attacks results in a collapse of the government.

    Worst Narrator Ever!!!

    Nothing, the narrator was so bad I did finish the book.

    Reviewed on October 06 2012 by Amazon Customer (Los Angeles, CA)
  • 2
    Holding Their Own II: The Independents | Joe Nobody

    Holding Their Own II: The Independents

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By Joe Nobody
    • Narrated By Frank Collison
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (122)
    Performance
    (112)
    Story
    (112)

    Can't get enough of this series.

    I own all the printed editions of this series before buying the audio versions. I enjoy the audio versions just as much, depending on the narrator.

    Reviewed on January 26 2014 by Amazon Customer (LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, United States)
  • 3
    Holding Their Own III: Pedestals of Ash | Joe Nobody

    Holding Their Own III: Pedestals of Ash

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Joe Nobody
    • Narrated By Christopher John Fetherolf
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (115)
    Performance
    (103)
    Story
    (101)

    Book three in Joe Nobody's popular series continues the saga of Bishop and Terri, as their post-apocalyptic world attempts to recover. Caught up in a power struggle to lead the recovery, the young couple are drawn away from their West Texas retreat and must use all of their skills to survive. The year is 2015 and the government of the United States has all but ceased to exist. The military controls some of the larger cities, but its loyalties are divided between the President of the United States and a new, growing organization called The Independents.

    MORE Please
    Reviewed on January 26 2014 by Amazon Customer (LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, United States)
  • 4
    Holding Their Own IV: The Ascent | Joe Nobody

    Holding Their Own IV: The Ascent

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By Joe Nobody
    • Narrated By Brandon McKernan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (103)
    Performance
    (95)
    Story
    (96)

    The president is dead and the military divided, two powerful armies aligned to reignite a bloody, civil war. Millions struggle and starve, waiting for the government to reform and initiate a recovery. Bishop and Terri have a simple plan – they want to retreat to an isolated strip of West Texas desert and prepare for the expansion of their family. It's not meant to be. The vacuum of leadership ignites an internal struggle that pulls the couple into the middle of a fast paced, dangerous adventure as powerful, desperate men fight to control what's left of the United States. Book four of Joe Nobody's popular series, Holding Their Own, takes the reader on an adventure through a world trying to recover and rebuild after a complete collapse of society. The post-apocalyptic landscape is dangerous, unpredictable and often requires creative solutions just to survive. Join Bishop, Terri and their friends as The Ascent begins.

    Transgender Narrator?

    I truly enjoy the storyline and I'm hooked on the series, but please, use same narrator as book 2, for Every book. Narrator of book 4 makes everyone s..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 30 2015 by Chris Marolf ()
  • 5
    Holding Their Own V: The Alpha Chronicles | Joe Nobody

    Holding Their Own V: The Alpha Chronicles

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Joe Nobody
    • Narrated By Dave Wright
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (103)
    Performance
    (94)
    Story
    (95)

    Word of Alpha's recovery spreads throughout the region. The news is welcomed by most - but not all. Some see the small Texas town as a threat, others want to dominate the prosperous community. Often, it's difficult to discern friend from foe, and miscommunication can be deadly.

    Please have some consistency!!

    I want to first say that I really like where this story has gone in books 2,3,4. The characters and storyline where excellent, and I highly recommend..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 26 2014 by Trevor (Parts Unknown)
  • 6
    Holding Their Own VI: Bishop's Song | Joe Nobody

    Holding Their Own VI: Bishop's Song

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Joe Nobody
    • Narrated By Lee Alan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (100)
    Performance
    (88)
    Story
    (90)

    Book six of best-selling author Joe Nobody's saga continues the adventures of Bishop and Terri as the communities of the Alliance strive to improve the quality of life for all. But the obstacles are many. War looms on the horizon as treachery threatens to destroy everything they've worked so hard to build. Bishop must survive the most challenging mission of his life, navigating a post-apocalyptic world that threatens danger at every step, testing his will beyond anything he's ever imagined.

    Background music and audio ruined it for me

    I struggled to finish this one, the narration wasn't quite as good as the others but it was the horrible music and audio track that just killed it fo..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 14 2015 by Johnny R. Parker ()
  • 7
    Holding Their Own VII: Phoenix Star | Joe Nobody

    Holding Their Own VII: Phoenix Star

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Joe Nobody
    • Narrated By Lee Alan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (92)
    Performance
    (83)
    Story
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    Forced into exile while his friends strive to clear his name, Bishop and his family encounter the best and worst mankind has to offer while they travel the badlands. The human animal is trying to regroup, striving to fill the vacuum in leadership left after the collapse and form productive societies. But it's not easy. The lack of basic necessities has weakened the resolve of many, allowing age-old tendencies to cloud the minds of men. Those that do step up and take the helm of governance may have alternative motives and hidden agendas.

    This is an AUDIO review.

    As with the others in the series, I have enjoyed the story. But the audio narration leaves much to be desired. First the narrator changes from book to..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 24 2015 by heyrob ()
  • 8
    The Directives: Holding Their Own, Book 8 | Joe Nobody

    The Directives: Holding Their Own, Book 8

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By Joe Nobody
    • Narrated By Dave Wright
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (81)
    Performance
    (73)
    Story
    (72)

    A leaderless, exhausted federal government is pulling out of Texas, leaving nine million survivors of the apocalypse to fend for themselves. In an attempt to fill the void, the Alliance of West Texas prepares to step in. The ruling council establishes five directives; Energy, Agriculture, Transportation, Communications and Security.

    Dialogue

    Not Mr. Nobody's strong suit. Again the voice characterization by the narrator leaves much to be desired. But if you are this far into the series, you..Show More »

    Reviewed on July 13 2015 by Cogito (Atlanta, GA)