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  • Doomsday: Apocalypse: A Post-Apocalyptic Survival Thriller

  • The Doomsday Series, Book 1
  • By: Bobby Akart
  • Narrated by: Chris Abernathy
  • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 31
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 31

In Doomsday: Apocalypse, book one of the Doomsday series, it was New Year's Eve. As the ball dropped in Times Square, Americans were preparing for a new year and a bright future. Instead, they found themselves fighting for their lives as the fuse had been lit that sent the country into chaos. With political rancor at an all-time high, the war of words escalated, and a political war erupted. Americans were caught in the crosshairs of societal unrest and a shadowy group stoking the fires of discontent burning in America. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Start

  • By Justin Graves on 01-07-19

You won’t be able to put it down

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-14-19

Doomsday Apocalypse is a well crafted look at what America may experience if we can’t bridge the political divide that has become more pronounced in recent years. Full of suspense, it showcases different individuals, families and groups, and walks us through the horror and mayhem they experience while the US is collapsing from within. While certain characters may be involved in the process because of good intentions, others are pawns or involved due to greed. While there’s still some mystery surrounding these actors, we get first hand accounts, from other characters, of the consequences that were unleashed on unsuspecting citizens. Full of intrigue, action and suspense, this first book in Bobby Akart’s new series will keep you on the edge of your seat and ready for more.

  • Braving the Storms

  • Strengthen What Remains Book 3
  • By: Kyle Pratt
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 237
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 218
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 217

Now a new and even more lethal problem emerges. A swift and deadly flu epidemic sweeps out of overcrowded FEMA camps and strikes the nation with horrific results. Caden Westmore struggles to keep his family and community safe, while others use the plague to advance their own military and political agendas. Caden must succeed, but how can he, when both the epidemic and chaos attack his hometown and family?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great 3rd Book

  • By Nancy Chilton-Kendrick on 06-03-16

Excellent book

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-08-18

The action continues in this third book of the series. I was drawn into the story immediately and felt the building suspense for the characters, whom I already felt I knew from the previous books. This increased attachment to the characters really made the story come alive to me. The post-apocalyptic conditions are well thought out and plausible. While the characters were already drawn into a civil war to fight for their freedoms, they have to deal with food shortages, a pandemic, worsening conditions, and possible invasions from countries seeking to take over while the US is knocked down. Kevin Pierce adds his own brand of magic, holding us captive with his voice. This series is an excellent addition to any Audible library.

  • 77 Days in September

  • By: Ray Gorham
  • Narrated by: Joseph Morton
  • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 681
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 620
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 627

On a Friday afternoon before Labor Day, Americans are getting ready for the holiday weekend, completely unaware of a long-planned terrorist plot about to be launched against the country. Kyle Tait is settling in for his flight home to Montana when a single nuclear bomb is detonated 300 miles above the heart of America.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Depends on what you want

  • By Jan on 06-19-13

Pulls you in

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-14-18

The author did a great job pulling me into the story right from the start. The characters are well described to that point that I feel I could predict actions or thoughts. I enjoyed following Kyle on his journey home, while also seeing what his family, and others in his town, was experiencing. The narrator, Joseph Morton, helped really bring me into the story world through his voice. This is a title that should be included in any post-apocalyptic fiction lover’s Audible library.

  • Soon: The Beginning of the End

  • The Underground Zealot, Book 1
  • By: Jerry B. Jenkins
  • Narrated by: Steve Sever
  • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 48
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44

Paul Stepola, an agent working for the National Peacekeeping Organization (NPO), has been assigned to enforce compliance with the world government's prohibition on religion. Paul relishes his job and is good at it. He is determined to expose underground religion - flush it out, expose it, and kill it - until his life is turned upside down, and he is forced to look at life in a different way.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good but not like Left Behind

  • By D K Alexander on 06-02-17

Good story

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-10-18

Soon is a unique story about the end times. It’s well written and is based off interpretation of scripture, and Bible verses are also included throughout the story.

  • Lines in the Sand

  • By: Bobby Akart
  • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
  • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 408
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 384
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 379

Major and Lucy Armstrong's four children are spread around the globe and are in a race against time to return to Texas before societal collapse takes America to the depths of human depravity. They use their ingenuity, grit, and faith to persevere but find themselves facing a most unexpected enemy. The Lone Star Series is a thought-provoking, gut-wrenching look into a postapocalyptic country devastated by nuclear destruction.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Lots of Action

  • By Brian on 05-02-18

Multiple subplots; one well written story

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-18-18

This series keeps getting better! There are multiple subplots running simultaneously each focusing on a particular character or group of characters. I love that we see the big picture by being brought into the experiences of each. The rodeo kids hit a number of speed bumps in their travels, but this loving group has a fun, positive camaraderie that you can’t help but enjoy. Meanwhile Duncan and Sook face their own challenges while learning more about each other and trying to get to the safety of the ranch. While there are many other characters/ character groups, it is easy to follow along with the rich details woven within the story.

Sean Runnette uses his voice to bring the story to life with his narration. I enjoy listening to him and his female voices, especially, are excellent. Another Bobby Akart book and series that should be added to every Audible library.

  • Beyond Borders

  • By: Bobby Akart
  • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
  • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 458
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 433
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 431

American political leaders failed to heed the warnings as two bullies of the world unite. North Korea and Iran - the Axis of Evil - bring the battle to American soil. Most of the country is without power, and the new president must decide whether to retaliate and risk escalation of hostilities or focus on recovery to minimize loss of life. Through careful, prudent planning and protection of their power grid, the state of Texas emerged relatively unscathed from the EMP attack. But what now?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Just Great (A Love Letter To Texas)

  • By Brian on 04-06-18

Fabulous story and enjoyed a new (to me) narrator

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-17-18

Bobby Akart is truly a masterful writer and seems almost prophetic in his books. We will just have to hope that not everything he writes comes to pass. I love all of Mr. Akart’s work, but this series really hits home with me. Not only do I have an emotional attachment with the characters, but I am drawn into the story and feel like I am one of them. I’m traveling with the rodeo kids, weary and scared; I’m trying to hold it together at home on the ranch with Miss Lucy; I’m facing big decisions and Texas proud with Governor Burnett.

In addition to the gripping story is the research that had to have gone into it. I’m subconsciously learning how to prepare for incidents, should any occur, and keep my family safe. The lessons learned are invaluable, and mixed with the entertainment of a fantastic series, I can’t recommend it more.

This series is my first encounter with Sean Runnete as a narrator. I feel like he has really connected with the story during this book and I truly enjoyed his performance.

  • Patriot's Farewell

  • Boston Brahmin Political Thrillers, Book 7
  • By: Bobby Akart
  • Narrated by: Joseph Morton
  • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 109
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 102
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 100

After a devastating cyber attack brought America to its knees, a reluctant hero emerged. A humble professor whose lineage dated back to the American Revolution. Responding to the battle cry, "Choose freedom," patriotic Americans rallied around their new president, Henry Winthrop Sargent IV, "Sarge" to his friends. As his administration worked to rebuild the nation, Sarge called upon his closest friends, the Loyal Nine, to use their skills and resources to assist him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Outstanding plot , drama, characters and performance

  • By Kindle Customer on 05-19-18

Great look at the rebuilding after the collapse

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-14-18

I’m so happy Bobby Akart decided to write this book, which gives us a look at the rebuilding of America after the collapse. Most post-apocalyptic books stop before this point, so it was a unique and enjoyable way to end the series. Although focused on this aspect, there, of course, were struggles and obstacles in the sub-plots. While Sarge continues as the main protagonist, we also get to see where the future brought those in the Boston Brahmin and Loyal Nine. Joseph Morton continues his excellent narration in this book, bringing us into the pages and giving us a more emotional experience. This is a must read (listen) series for all who enjoy fiction, historical fiction, and post-apocalyptic fiction.

  • 36 Hours

  • The Blackout Series, Book 1
  • By: Bobby Akart
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 5 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,221
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,141
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,137

This is not the story of preppers with stockpiles of food, weapons, and a hidden bunker. This is the story of Colton Ryman, his stay-at-home wife, Madison, and their teenage daughter, Alex. In 36 Hours, the Ryman family and the rest of the world will be thrust into the darkness of a post-apocalyptic world.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A "Pre-Apocalyptic" book with tons of action

  • By Brian on 09-14-16

Expertly written

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-13-18

I love this book! I read a lot of Prepper/ Post-apocalyptic books, and I love that the main characters in 36 Hours are just "normal" people. The characters are not preppers, nor do they have a military background. They are a typical family who uses common sense and is able to prepare, as best they could, in the time they had. I have a lot of knowledge about EMPs, but this book taught me more about solar flares/ CMEs. I love that I was able to enjoy the plot in the book, while also learning at the same time. I feel it portrayed a realistic view of what could happen should we ever be threatened by a CME. Bobby Akart is a fabulous writer who draws you into the story with his creativity, action scenes and well rounded characters. If you enjoy dystopian or post-apocalyptic fiction, this Audible needs to be added to your collection! Kevin Pierce, one of my favorite narrators, brings the words to life. The emotions behind the text comes through his performance to resonate within.

  • The Orphans

  • Origins, Volume 1
  • By: Mike Evans
  • Narrated by: Jack Wallen Jr.
  • Length: 11 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 134
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 130
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 128

Frank Fox lost his wife to cancer eight years ago. He'd been recruited to work on a classified mission for a cure, which could have saved tens of thousands. On the verge of success, his wife unexpectedly lost her battle. He was sent home to care for his young son, Shaun, who still holds resentment today. Now, when a second chance at love holds promise, she tells him that she too is dying of cancer. Frank vows to cure her, not knowing of the deadly results and government cover-up that took place almost a decade earlier.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Loved the story!!

  • By Natalie @ ABookLoversLife on 10-17-17

Unique and action packed

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-13-18

I put off reading this book, and now that I listened to it, I can’t believe I waited so long! The Orphans is a post-apocalyptic book, with a unique storyline that will leave you on the edge of your seat. The suspense and underlying plot bring a complexity to the book that just reels you in. These qualities, as well as the choice of main characters, really show the creativity of Mike Evans and how he is a master at his craft. #Orphans #Dark #Suspenseful #Underdog #Tagsgiving #Sweepstakes

  • Zombie Theorem

  • Aces Mortis, Book 4
  • By: James Wallace
  • Narrated by: S.W. Salzman
  • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15

The world fell apart while Lieutenant Chun and his men trained for a mission in the Nevada desert. They must fight their way across two states and rescue their brother SEALs from the zombie hordes crawling all over Coronado Airbase. They need to pick a side in the battle between General Richards and the Culling Initiative. Will they pick the right side or fall into the corrupt trap?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Deeper understanding of the bigger picture

  • By KS on 10-13-18

Deeper understanding of the bigger picture

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-13-18

At the end of the previous book in the series, we were introduced to some new characters in Seal Team 6. This book allows us a greater perspective of the world James Wallace created by letting us follow Seal Team 6's experiences up to the point that their group meets up with Dan and his SWAT family. Although I'm anxiously waiting to find out what happens next with Dan's group, I truly loved gaining a better understanding of the Seal Team. I now feel like I know these characters, their personalities, strengths and weaknesses. So when I read the next book, I am confident that it will bring a deeper understanding of the story and a stronger connection with all the characters. If you enjoy post-apocalyptic fiction, strong military men and women and characters with deep camaraderie, you will love this series!

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