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  • Torrent

  • The Alt Apocalypse, Book 3
  • By: Tom Abrahams
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 7 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30

In Torrent, Abrahams plunges his characters into an unforgiving flood. College students on vacation, a family trapped and unable to swim, a journalist out of his depth, and a doctor prepared but overwhelmed all face the rising water. The beginnings of a conspiracy begin to surface, possibly connecting strangers and their roles in catastrophes they only vaguely recall. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Book I Won't Soon Forget

  • By Brian on 10-02-18

Best book of the series

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

Reviewed: 10-17-18

Ash was okay, the fire book I couldn’t finish, but this was a good book. I really like where it’s going and maybe this should have been book #1. This has the end of the world and dark matter by Blake crouch mixed together to make one interesting read. Really excited to see where the next one goes with the cause and effect.

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  • As We Fall: A Post-Apocalyptic Survival Thriller

  • Against All Odds, Book 1
  • By: Jack Hunt
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 5 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 49
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 49

Sam Wade is on a trip to reconnect with his estranged daughter studying in Boston when the interconnected US infrastructure is crippled by an unknown attacker. As the Internet, communication networks, and power grid go down, the world is soon thrown into turmoil and danger. Faced with no other choice than to battle their way home through a country on the verge of collapse, Sam and his daughter will have to face more than a troubled past - the future is deadly. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great characters.

  • By Natalie @ ABookLoversLife on 10-10-18

Not a bad start to a series

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

Reviewed: 10-17-18

With listening to all of the other authors in the category, I fell right in with the story line and made it all the way thru the book. It’s a good start to the story with a few predictable parts. Kevin did a hell of a job as usual. Looking forward to following up with book 2 to see how the story goes. Solid 4 stars for sure.

This book was provided for free for an unbiased review via audio book boom.

  • Tyrant: Main Core

  • Book 2
  • By: L Douglas Hogan
  • Narrated by: C.J. McAllister
  • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 11

This action packed sequel to Tyrant: The Rise follows the surviving victims of a violent raid on their southern Illinois homestead to their trek north where their intentions are set on liberating prisoners of a FEMA and UN-controlled facility located on Goose Island, in Chicago, and overseen by a brutal dictator, whose goals are calculated and evil. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Not a pleasant view of a possible future

  • By SunsetSam on 08-07-18

Took forever to get good, but did!!!

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

Reviewed: 07-16-18

After the author gave me this copy I bought book 1 and listened to it to familiarize myself with the story line. Book 1 was slow to get going and was decent, I stuck it out and rolled in to book 2. This book started off slow with a narrator thats board line acceptable. Then it got good for the last 4 hours of the book. I just checked for book 3 and its not available yet. I would say overall it was worth the time to listen to it and I would have been fine spending credits on this series. Some of the things that annoyed me was the narrator spelling out HMMWV instead of saying humvee. Little things like that and not being familiar with military terms was obvious. I think the author did a better job of keeping everything accurate and the lingo right but the narrator dropped the ball on his homework. I look forward to the next one and see how it turns out.



This book was provided free of charge by the author for an unbiased review, thru audioboom

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  • Texas Strong

  • By: Bobby Akart
  • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
  • Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 275
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 258
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 257

Through prudent planning, Texas protected its power grid from the impact of the devastating electromagnetic pulse attack, but was it enough? The new nation is but an island surrounded by chaos and devastation. Food is running out for its nearly 30 million citizens while millions of refugees press against the border fencing erected to keep them out. The pressure is on and an unexpected catalyst is about to create havoc for all Texans, including the Armstrong Ranch.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • WOW

  • By kmass76 on 06-01-18

Way to short in length

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

Reviewed: 06-06-18

I’m normally a huge bobby fan but this book was disappointingly short and I’m not sure it was worth the credit. At 6 hours it didn’t take long to finish the book. The book continues where the previous books left off. It flows decent and keeps moving with twists and turns you have come to expect from bobby. There were multiple errors in the book when referencing past details about equipment and technical errors in the description of items. I do not think bobby realizes the distance between these texas towns when writing the book. But overall it was a solid enjoyable book... anyone want to bet sook dies in the start of the next book or is it Duncan?

  • Beyond Borders

  • By: Bobby Akart
  • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
  • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 401
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 380
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 378

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

Another cliff hanger!!!

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

Reviewed: 03-31-18

Dammit Bobby!!! Right when the book hits a climax... to be continued!! This series spends so much time setting up the events that it goes by and you have the details just to hit the end of the book!! Hurry up and release the next book!

  • Days of Panic

  • EMP Survival Series, Book 1
  • By: Jack Hunt
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 279
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 265
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 265

After an EMP obliterates the nation's electrical grid on New Year's Eve, it's not long before society unravels and panic ensues. As the lights go out and silence spreads over the city that never sleeps, four ordinary strangers - a bike messenger, a homeless person, a support rep, and an ex-convict - must forge a connection in order to stay alive. When they realize the danger is far greater than they expected, they must embark on a perilous journey out of the city.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great story and great characters!

  • By Natalie @ ABookLoversLife on 03-14-18

Great mix of PTSD and dedicated criminals

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

Reviewed: 03-11-18

This book was a welcome change to the genre! There are a few moments in the book that I’m like WTF!!! But over all I enjoyed the book and will be waiting for number 2! Kevin did a great job as always on these books and keeps the bar high for other narrators!

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Terminal List

  • A Thriller
  • By: Jack Carr
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 12 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,737
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,274
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,265

On his last combat deployment, Lt. Cmdr. James Reece's entire team was killed in an ambush that also claimed the lives of the aircrew sent in to rescue them. But when those dearest to him are murdered on the day of his homecoming, Reece discovers that this was not an act of war by a foreign enemy but a conspiracy that runs to the highest levels of government. Now, with no family and free from the military's command structure, Reece applies the lessons that he's learned in over a decade of constant warfare toward revenge.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Make way for Jack Carr!!!!

  • By shelley on 03-08-18

Glad I preordered!!!

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

Reviewed: 03-11-18

I got suckered in by the marketing and glad I did, this was a good book! It’s nice to have friends in this world that will stand by you as lt. commander finds out. I’m hoping for a follow up novel real soon!!

  • Axis of Evil

  • By: Bobby Akart
  • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
  • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 537
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 501
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 498

For decades, American administrations have forced our military to be neutered in many respects - hampered by restrained rules of engagement, passed in strength by Russia and China, and tested by rogue nations like North Korea and Iran. As a result, nuclear Armageddon hangs over us like a mighty sword. Military analysts agree that the United States can't start World War III. Why? We might lose. Sabers are rattling, and the war of words escalate between America and her enemies....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An Introduction To Your Next Favorite Series

  • By Brian on 02-25-18

a mix between CIA and post apocalyptic

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

Reviewed: 03-03-18

Bobby did a great job mixing a family in texas, the deep state in Washington, the military and North Korea.

This was a good read and the characters develop in a smooth easy read. I like how the book took on different tangents and plots going all in the same direction.

It was a nice break from the normal end of the world books.

Well worth the credit

  • We Won't Go Quietly

  • A Family's Struggle to Survive in a World Devolved
  • By: C.A. Rudolph
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 602
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 568
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 565

Lauren Russell, her family, and the community of Trout Run Valley had been blessed with a workable blueprint for overcoming nearly insurmountable odds - odds that had been surmounted against them, and others like them, since the blackout, subsequent decline of society, and the world's devolution. The aftermath of the most recent onslaught, a ruthless attack by a menacing enemy, had left them reeling in its wake, leaving a once-sustainable food supply damaged beyond repair and two of their own senselessly murdered.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • GRIPPINH

  • By mel on 02-09-18

Another good addition, should have been longer

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

Reviewed: 01-18-18

The book stops at a cliff hanger! So be forewarned, the start of the book was hard for me to follow along, but got back in to familiar territory. Kevin did an awesome job as always and it sucks when it says to be continued..... and you have to wait again.

  • Breakdown: An EMP Survival Thriller

  • The EMP Terror Series, Book 1
  • By: J. R. Tate
  • Narrated by: Scott Ellis
  • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 50
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 46
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 45

Jake Shepherd is piloting a flight to Seattle when out of the blue, his aircraft falls from the sky. The power-grid across the United States crashes, leaving all computerized machines crippled, sending the country into a disastrous tailspin. Alice Shepherd is working the emergency room when hundreds of injured people pour in needing help. With no electricity, resources are limited - once the back up generators fail, all hell will break loose.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Could have been much better

  • By Jessica Butler-Squires on 01-15-18

Being naive won’t save you!

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

Reviewed: 01-16-18

I have never wanted a main character to take a bullet as bad as I did for Alice and Sofie! The stupidity written in too these people are what’s wrong with society!

It was a hard book to get in too, I really liked where it was going but the lack of realization with the characters made me wish it was over! I hate to be this critical, it would have been appropriate for this book to come out 5+ years ago before the post apocalyptic trend took off but this was a novice and poorly executed book, the lack of research in the subject matter was evident. If the author would have read the emp commission report it would have stopped a lot of the errors in the book. It was worth it for something to listen too but can’t say that I would recommend it.

I was given this copy for an unbiased review by the author. It did not influence my opinion at all.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful