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  • Dead Mech

  • Apex Trilogy, Book 1
  • By: Jake Bible
  • Narrated by: Julie Hoverson
  • Length: 16 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 84
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 82
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 79

Hundreds of years after the zombie apocalypse decimates the world, human civilization has put itself back together again. Their secret weapon against the zombie hordes: the Mechs. Massive robotic battle machines. But what happens when a mech pilot dies in his mech and becomes a zombie? Hell on earth is unleashed...

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A new Twist to an Old Story

  • By The Zombie Specialist on 08-29-14

Great story... Great writer... Ruined by Narrator

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

Reviewed: 11-03-15

This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

Deaf people who can't read in beta.

What did you like best about this story?

The story, plot, writing were EXCELLENT. Kudos to the author!!!

Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Julie Hoverson?

ANYBODY. Bobcat Goldthwaite? Fingernails on a chalkboard? Etc etc etc

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

Annoyance... If the story wasn't so good I wouldn't have tolerated the crappy and completely inappropriate narrator. Who picked this incompetent barely literate verbal butcher?

Any additional comments?

This narrator had two or three characterizations- Inappropriately inflected bimbo who made everything sound like a trampy pick up line designed to flirt... Screeching lifelong smoker who was constantly trying to keep diarrhea at bay... And a dim witted sounding male and female voice. Even using effects on her voice (which many REAL voice artists DONT) it still sucked out loud with a megaphone. This lady shouldn't be allowed to read to prisoners for fear of a civil rights violation. Cruel and unusual punishment that they paid for with time and I blew a credit when I should have read beta... Too terrified to see if they made the same talent mistake on the next book, but I'm enthralled with the story. In itself is genius, unfortunately killed by the narrator. Oye...

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • The Mountain Man Omnibus

  • Books 1-3
  • By: Keith C. Blackmore
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 27 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,693
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,311
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,304

Boomstick. Samurai bat. Motorcycle leather. And the will to live among the unliving. Augustus Berry lives a day-to-day existence comprised of waking up, getting drunk, and preparing for the inevitable day when "they" will come up the side of his mountain and penetrate his fortress. Living on the outskirts of a city and scavenging for whatever supplies remain after civilization died two years ago, Gus knows that every time he goes down into undead suburbia could be his last.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great read, keeps you engaged

  • By Steve on 07-30-15

Get it, read it and don't look back.

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

Reviewed: 08-01-15

One of the freshest takes on zpoc fiction without cheesy characters and mugging one liners. Can't wait to get into book 4!!

16 of 20 people found this review helpful

  • Drunken Fireworks

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Tim Sample
  • Length: 1 hr and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,400
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,272
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,266

Only on audio! A brand-new, never-before-published Stephen King short story unavailable in any other format! Alden McCausland and his mother are what they call “accident rich”; thanks to an unexpected life-insurance policy payout and a winning Big Maine Millions scratcher, Alden and his Ma are able to spend their summers down by Lake Abenaki, idly drinking their days away in a three-room cabin with an old dock and a lick of a beach.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A taste of down east humor.

  • By Daniel J. Matyola on 07-07-15

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

Reviewed: 07-09-15

Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.....bathroom break....zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz that is all I can say and it's more than the story said. That was an hour plus of my life I will never get back. Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Apocalypse: The Undead World Novel 1 (Volume 1)

  • By: Peter Meredith
  • Narrated by: Basil Sands
  • Length: 13 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,693
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,571
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,573

Greed, terrorism, and simple bad luck conspire to bring mankind to its knees as a viral infection spreads out of control, reducing those infected to undead horrors that feed upon the rest. It's a time of misery and death for most, however there are some who are lucky, some who are fast, and some who are just too damned tough to go down without a fight. This is their story.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Undead: A New Appreciation for Living

  • By Mitch on 05-22-18

This needs to be a movie!

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

Reviewed: 04-18-15

In a genre typically reserved lately for amateur or do it yourself authors, Peter Meredith has woven together characters that draw you in and lead you toward a place where great storytelling abide. I can't wait for the next volume. Thank you!

2 of 5 people found this review helpful