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  • Well Fed

  • Mountain Man, Book 4
  • By: Keith C. Blackmore
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 16 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 5,161
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,871
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4,849

After nearly four years, the zombie epidemic has almost burnt itself out. Gus' new life on a communal farm is peaceful. The daily routine of policing the fields is rarely disrupted by straying undead. His drinking binges are over. Long days have thrown time over the memories of Annapolis. But this will all change.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best f*** series of books ever

  • By Brandie Beckman on 03-14-15

Poor old Gus just can’t get a break…

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

Reviewed: 06-03-18

This is a great series. The author has left it at a point or the series could be done… I’m guessing it’s done because I’m not sure how much more Gus can take!

personally I would like to see a story on how the survivors rebuild in overcome all the worlds bullies.

  • Mountain Man: Prequel

  • By: Keith C. Blackmore
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,280
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,115
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,097

After a long day of prepping a house for painting, all Gus Berry wanted was the night off to spend some time with his girlfriend and relax before having to return to work the next morning. But that isn’t going to happen. Because Gus’s co-worker Benny has found a one-night job at the local Mollymart East, a job that has to be done by morning. If Gus and his paint crew can complete the work by then, it could mean huge business with a respected, established grocery store chain.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gus... Redefining the ‘Everyman!'

  • By Tracy P. on 10-24-18

Don’t listen while eating:

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

Reviewed: 05-30-18

Just like any other mountain man book.... this one is just as full of well described goor.

Only this time around the bodies are fresh!

  • Suffer the Children

  • By: Craig Dilouie
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 202
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 191
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 191

Suffer the Children presents a terrifying tale of apocalyptic fiction, as listeners are introduced to Herod's Syndrome, a devastating illness that suddenly and swiftly kills all young children across the globe. Soon, they return from the grave, and ask for blood. And with blood, they stop being dead. They continue to remain the children they once were, but only for a short time, as they need more blood to live. The average human body holds 10 pints of blood, so the inevitable question for parents everywhere becomes: How far would you go to bring your child back?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Completely Surprising, A Horrifying Delight

  • By Wendi on 11-02-14

This book will force you to ask yourself hard questions.

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

Reviewed: 04-06-18

What would you do for your children? Anything? What if doing so ends the human race?

  • Infinite

  • By: Jeremy Robinson
  • Narrated by: R.C. Bray
  • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,387
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,784
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,769

The Galahad, a faster-than-light spacecraft, carries 50 scientists and engineers on a mission to prepare Kepler 452b, Earth's nearest habitable neighbor at 1400 light years away. With Earth no longer habitable and the Mars colony slowly failing, they are humanity's best hope. After 10 years in a failed cryogenic bed - body asleep, mind awake - William Chanokh's torture comes to an end as the fog clears, the hatch opens, and his friend and fellow hacker, Tom, greets him...by stabbing a screwdriver into his heart. This is the first time William dies.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • a rather complex science fiction story

  • By AudioBook Reviewer on 12-26-17

This book starts with about four hours left to go…

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

Reviewed: 04-04-18

Don’t get me wrong, this book is not bad and R.C. Bray is brilliant as always.

The book meanders on the average until the last four hours… Then it becomes riveting!

Give it a full chance and enjoy!

  • Columbus Day

  • Expeditionary Force, Book 1
  • By: Craig Alanson
  • Narrated by: R.C. Bray
  • Length: 16 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28,233
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 26,855
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26,793

The Ruhar hit us on Columbus Day. There we were, innocently drifting along the cosmos on our little blue marble, like the Native Americans in 1492. Over the horizon came ships of a technologically advanced, aggressive culture, and BAM! There went the good old days, when humans got killed only by each other. So, Columbus Day. It fits. When the morning sky twinkled again, this time with Kristang starships jumping in to hammer the Ruhar, we thought we were saved.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sci Fi I didn't know I wanted

  • By Gary Glenn on 06-27-17

Warning: Extreem addiction Ahead.

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

Reviewed: 03-07-18

Do not buy this book and less you have enough credits for all six of them!

Do not download this book unless you are going on vacation and can ignore your family!

Do not listen to this book while doing anything in public… People are going to look at you a little strange when you find yourself unexpectedly laughing out loud hysterically.

Seriously:These books are extremely well done and nobody could bring the characters to life better than RC Bray.

  • Zero Hour

  • Expeditionary Force, Book 5
  • By: Craig Alanson
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 17 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 21,746
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 20,473
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,374

United Nations Special Operations Command sent an elite expeditionary force of soldiers and pilots out on a simple recon mission, and somehow along the way they sparked an alien civil war. Now the not-at-all-merry band of pirates is in desperate trouble, again. Their stolen alien starship is falling apart, thousands of light years from home. The ancient alien AI they nicknamed Skippy is apparently dead, and even if they can by some miracle revive him, he might never be the same.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Monkeys kick A**, but......

  • By Beachcombers on 02-14-18

Another fantastic book In this incredible series.

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

Reviewed: 03-07-18

Just finish this book. I only started listening to the expeditionary force series about two weeks ago. I have made it through all five bucks plus book 3.5 trouble in paradise. Yep… I will be pre-ordering anything that comes out for the series.

  • Armada

  • A Novel
  • By: Ernest Cline
  • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
  • Length: 11 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35,397
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33,227
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 33,163

It's just another day of high school for Zack Lightman. He's daydreaming through another boring math class, with just one more month to go until graduation and freedom - if he can make it that long without getting suspended again. Then he glances out his classroom window and spots the flying saucer.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Lacked the freshness of Ready Player One

  • By Chad on 01-08-16

Anyone above average intelligence has probably felt the way the protagonist has felt in this book.

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

Reviewed: 08-22-17

Download this title to receive an intellectual vacation from the day-to-day grind.

If you have watched any amount of sci-fi on TV you will love this book.

  • Ready Player One

  • By: Ernest Cline
  • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
  • Length: 15 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 208,595
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 194,750
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 194,346

At once wildly original and stuffed with irresistible nostalgia, Ready Player One is a spectacularly genre-busting, ambitious, and charming debut—part quest novel, part love story, and part virtual space opera set in a universe where spell-slinging mages battle giant Japanese robots, entire planets are inspired by Blade Runner, and flying DeLoreans achieve light speed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I’m sorry I waited so long to read this book.

  • By Julie W. Capell on 05-27-14

This is a science-fiction treasure!

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

Reviewed: 08-12-17

For all of us that grew up at the same time the Internet did this book will make you smile.

The dystopian parts won't pop trivia will...

  • Change Agent

  • By: Daniel Suarez
  • Narrated by: Jeff Gurner
  • Length: 15 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,717
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,476
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,461

New York Times best-selling author Daniel Suarez delivers an exhilarating sci-fi thriller exploring a potential future where CRISPR genetic editing allows the human species to control evolution itself. On a crowded train platform, Interpol agent Kenneth Durand feels the sting of a needle - and his transformation begins....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A terrifying look into our future

  • By Brian on 04-24-17

Good story idea not the best execution

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

Reviewed: 05-02-17

Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

Was this book time well spent? I am neutral on that point.


The basic story is exactly what we have come to expect from Daniel Suarez. He goes absolutely 20 steps beyond what current technology has to offer. I thoroughly enjoyed the premise… I did not enjoy the story nearly as much is the other books the author has written.There's just something about slogging around in the underbelly of society through most a story that I just can't get into.Don't get me wrong anything written by Daniel Suarez is still an automatic buy!This book is just not quit on the same level as the Damon. I listened to that one twice and will most likely go back for a 3rd time.

Would you ever listen to anything by Daniel Suarez again?

Absolutely!

What does Jeff Gurner bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

I would never read a book like this on paper…My sci-fi "reading" time as well I am working on a simple project. Im a contractor.

Do you think Change Agent needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

No. This story has been told however some of the storyline and characters could be used as part of another book.

  • Fear the Future

  • The Fear Saga, Book 3
  • By: Stephen Moss
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 20 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,896
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9,287
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,256

Piloted by a six-year-old girl, the godlike Skalm guards the Districts of TASC. Her family is long dead. Her adopted father is a synthetic copy of an alien, her nanny an artificial mind connected via subspace to every part of the globe, feeding the young girl information, finding prey to satiate her growing thirst. But the young girl is an innocent, a victim, one of millions the war has already claimed.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • An OK end to an otherwise great trilogy.

  • By Okkin on 06-08-16

Mind bending awesome sci-fi!

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

Reviewed: 04-15-16

This book is part of the trilogy and it's all genius! This is the last book of the series and you can kind of tell the author was suffering from a case of writers fatigue. The dialogue is not nearly as thorough as the first two books. Despite this series is a must read!

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