The Defiant
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  • 1
    The Defiant: Grid Down | John W. Vance

    The Defiant: Grid Down

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 15 mins)
    • By John W. Vance
    • Narrated By Joseph Morton
    Overall
    (596)
    Performance
    (546)
    Story
    (543)

    When Nicholas McNeil, a father and dedicated husband, turned out the lights in his suburban home Sunday night, they would never turn on again. During the early Monday morning hours, a spectacular and well-coordinated attack destroys the grid and brings the United States to its knees.

    A better SHTF novel.

    Not sounding as dogmatically preachy as most end of the world novels The Defiant, Grid Down, is a pleasant surprise. The story , following the average..Show More »

    Reviewed on May 09 2015 by Corey J. Polesel (Albany NY)
  • 2
    The Defiant: An Unbeaten Path: The Defiant Series Volume 2 | John W. Vance

    The Defiant: An Unbeaten Path: The Defiant Series Volume 2

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 15 mins)
    • By John W. Vance
    • Narrated By Joseph Morton
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (261)
    Performance
    (243)
    Story
    (245)

    Two weeks have passed since the lights went out and in that time, Nicholas McNeil has assembled the equipment, a team of devoted survivors and has located a safe place to go hunker down. The catch is that it's over a thousand miles away. He is ready for a tough journey but as the miles grow longer he discovers he's not quite as prepared for what mankind is capable of until he's face to face with it. He discovers the once picturesque landscape has been replaced with brutality and barbarism.

    Fun But Flawed

    First the good. Having enjoyed the first book I was looking forward to this sequel. This story has the same good pacing and blend of action and chara..Show More »

    Reviewed on July 31 2015 by Steve Jones (Vero Beach, Fl USA)