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  • Zero Hour

  • The Blackout Series, Book 2
  • By: Bobby Akart
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 4 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,002
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 926
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 929

Zero Hour continues to follow the obstacles faced by Colton Ryman, his wife, Madison, and their teenage daughter, Alex. In 36 Hours, the Ryman family and the rest of the world was thrust into the darkness of a post-apocalyptic world. A catastrophic solar flare brought with it a blast of solar matter in the form of an EMP, leaving America in darkness.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Scary Story with excellent characters

  • By kanundra on 04-15-17

No foul language 👍🏻

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

Reviewed: 08-15-18

Nice to listen to stories without all the low life foul language. Kevin Pierce does a great job as usual. I will purchase more audio books from Bobby Akart.

  • Staying Alive

  • A Post-Apocalyptic EMP Survival Thriller (The EMP)
  • By: Ryan Westfield
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 363
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 342
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 339

It's been two weeks since the EMP. Getting out was just the beginning. Staying alive is proving harder than anyone could have imagined. Max knows people will come from the cities. He knows they'll be ready to fight, to do whatever it takes to ensure their own survival. Will he be able to lead the others in the defense of the farmhouse, even when he's still recovering from his injuries? Georgia is in charge of hunting. Each trip into the woods brings her closer to danger. It's just a matter of time before she runs into people who will do anything to get her gun and her gear. How dangerous do things have to get before she stops trying to provide for her kids? John is Max's estranged brother. He'd always made fun of Max for worrying about being prepared. Now, he's trapped in his upscale apartment with no gear and no food.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Confiscation ideology issues are a constant theme.

  • By GMJ on 06-19-18

Prime example of someone not doing his research

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-01-18

When an EMP hit nothing works including cars. A bunch of people who have absolutely no common sense. Supplies are not important. Checking people’s back packs is an after thought. I will not be purchasing book three if there is one. Kevin Pearce does his normal great job.

  • Angel of the Abyss

  • The Days of Elijah, Book 3
  • By: Mark Goodwin
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 643
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 601
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 597

Everett and Courtney Carroll have endured to the midpoint of the Great Tribulation. The previous Seal and Trumpet Judgments have left the planet in shambles. The western hemisphere is nearly uninhabitable. The prophet Elijah gives Everett a special mission, which will give him a unique role in fulfilling end-times prophecy, but he'll have to survive the coming cataclysms first.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Knocked it out again

  • By Herb on 10-11-17

Awesome listening

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

Reviewed: 11-28-17

It’s nice to hear a story without foul language. I’m a forever listener to all of Mark Goodwin’s books.

  • Dark New World, Book 1

  • An EMP Survival Story
  • By: J.J. Holden, Henry Gene Foster
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 4 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 902
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 846
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 847

Three people from different walks of life each experience the end of America. Cassy is a 33-year-old prepper and single mother, away on business. Ethan is a hacker and conspiracy nut living underground. Frank is a family man out camping with friends and family. When a devastating EMP attack in the middle of the night destroys America's infrastructure, they are propelled on an unforgettable journey across an ocean of chaos to reach safety...Safety from an unknown invader and from once-fellow Americans now hungry and desperate.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Better Than Expected

  • By Neva on 02-16-17

Foul language so beware

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

Reviewed: 10-27-17

If you love writers who do not have the ability to express themselves without using the F-word numerous times then this is the book for you.
As for me I got my money back and will try and find a more intelligent writer.

  • AWOL on the Appalachian Trail

  • By: David Miller
  • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
  • Length: 10 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,947
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,551
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,539

In 2003, software engineer David Miller left his job, family, and friends to hike 2,172 miles of the Appalachian Trail. AWOL on the Appalachian Trail is Miller’s account of this thru-hike from Georgia to Maine. Listeners are treated to rich descriptions of the Appalachian Mountains, the isolation and reverie, the inspiration that fueled his quest, and the rewards of taking a less conventional path through life. While this book abounds with introspection and perseverance, it also provides useful passages about hiking gear and planning.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyable but severely lacking.

  • By Amazon Customer on 07-01-13

Great listen but very foul language used towards the end.

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

Reviewed: 10-16-17

I really enjoyed the story but when you have to use the F word 5 times in a row to let listeners know what an old fart is saying about not carrying a knife is appallingly. I get the point when you tell us he uses the F word 5 times telling me what a fool you were not to have one, I get the point. I have my granddaughter in the car with me when I listen to these stories and I had hoped this one was not R-rated. I would have given it a 5 star for the the story if not for this.

  • Wormwood

  • The Days of Elijah, Book 2
  • By: Mark Goodwin
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 833
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 781
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 774

Everett and Courtney Carroll have survived the Seven Seal Judgments which devastated the planet through a global earthquake and a massive bombardment of meteors. The cities of the earth lie in ruin, and much of the globe's forests have been destroyed by widespread forest fires.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Couldn't put it down. Read all night!!

  • By Squawkingbeak on 03-11-17

Great listen and no foul language.

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

Reviewed: 08-02-17

Nice listening to a book without foul language. Kevin Pearce does his usual great job.

  • One Man's Opus

  • A Survival and Preparedness Story
  • By: Boyd Craven III
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 434
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 411
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 410

Rick is like many Americans. He's concerned with what he sees on the news, and how the country seems to be ready to tear itself apart. His biggest concern has been civil unrest. Already an avid camper, he sets out to secure his future, and career, by finding his own Eden.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A refreshing and authentic apocalyptic tale

  • By Brian on 05-28-17

another book with foul language.

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-02-17

I seriously would like to find more writers who can express themselves without foul language. I enjoy listening to stories while driving but not possible with foul language writers. my granddaughter frequently rides with me and I will not expose her to this junk. I wish Kevin Pearce would raise his standards he always does a great job.

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  • Persecution

  • The Days of Noah, Book 2
  • By: Mark Goodwin
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,119
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,024
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,025

In The Days of Noah, Book 2: Persecution, a globalist conspiracy transpires by way of a false flag attack against America's energy infrastructure. Noah and Cassandra Parker witness a complete economic meltdown which is intentionally triggered by the event. The assault is blamed on patriots and Christians who are rounded up into detention centers across the country.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Appealing Christian survival genre

  • By Amazon Customer on 03-30-15

Awesome book and no profanity

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

Reviewed: 07-29-17

Nice listening to a book where your children can listen with you. I will continue to be a follower of Mark Goodwin.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Vengeance

  • Seven Cows, Ugly and Gaunt, Book 4
  • By: Mark Goodwin
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 352
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 332
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 332

Since the EMP, Danny Walker's compound has survived waves of violence and the death of many key members. When Danny gets an unexpected piece of news, he pledges to put an end to the persistent threat in Charlotte. He will kill Regent Schlusser and shut down his consortium of depravity, or he will die trying. With JC still missing, a lust for revenge has worked its way into the heart and mind of Chris Castell, JC's eldest son. Will Chris function as part of the team, or will his hatred and need for vengeance derail the plan to end Schlusser's reign of terror?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great series!

  • By Tim on 06-18-17

Great clean listening

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

Reviewed: 07-04-17

Again it is nice to listen to a book without foul language. Kevin Pearce does his usual great job.

  • A Haunt for Jackals

  • Seven Cows, Ugly and Gaunt, Book 3
  • By: Mark Goodwin
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 368
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 351
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 350

Danny Walker's survival retreat has been devastated by violence since the detonation of the EMP. A megalomaniacal warlord has stepped in to fill the vacuum of authority left by the utter collapse of society. Regent Schlusser's designs on absolute power have already brought him to Danny's doorstep once, leaving a trail of blood and heartbreak in his wake. Another conflict with the malicious dictator will spell certain death for the remaining members of the compound.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great continuation.

  • By Kevin (Slingshot) on 12-13-16

Great author and narrator.

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

Reviewed: 06-22-17

Just nice for a change to be able to listen to a story without foul language and sexual content.