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  • Z-Burbia 2: Parkway To Hell, Volume 2

  • By: Jake Bible
  • Narrated by: Andrew B. Wehrlen
  • Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 193
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 186
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 186

From the early 1900s right up to Z-Day, the Grove Park Inn was the place for the affluent to stay when vacationing in Asheville, NC. Everyone from F. Scott Fitzgerald to President Barak Obama stayed at the Grove Park. Artists, actors, diplomats, masters of industry, all called it a temporary home at one point or another. But that was before the zombie apocalypse. Now the five-story stone, brick, and wood luxury inn is home to a different element. An unknown element. A heavily armed element.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Action and Humour what more do you need?

  • By The Zombie Specialist on 08-21-14

Further adventures of Elsbeth!

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

Reviewed: 03-21-19

Jas (Jason) and friends are looking for a new temporary home after evacuating Whispering Pines. Making their way to Asheville, NC they investigate the Grove Park Inn. They find much more than they bargained for along with more survivors to steer clear of. Besides the undead, Jas finds himself running from the military as well. Well, not all the military but it’s hard to determine who are the good guys. In a rare stroke of luck Jas and crew discover a large fenced-in farm where they can safely recuperate. Elsbeth is in fine form, protecting her new family while taking out the Z’s. Eventually, the goal is to return home to Whispering Pines.

  • Bloodring

  • Rogue Mage, Book 1
  • By: Faith Hunter
  • Narrated by: Natalie Gold
  • Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 879
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 721
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 718

In a near-future world, seraphs and demons fight a never-ending battle. But a new species of mage has arisen. Thorn St. Croix is no ordinary neo-mage. Nearly driven insane by her powers, she has escaped the confines of the Enclaves and now lives among humans. When her ex-husband is kidnapped, Thorn must risk revealing her true identity to save him.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Bloodring Redux

  • By pewter on 07-28-11

Apocalypse without end!

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

Reviewed: 03-21-19

I’ve had this book for quite some time and finally came around to reading it. When I was in my paranormal phase, Faith Hunter was one of my favorite authors; now it is reinforced why. Thorn St. Croix is a Neomage, living in secrecy among humans after the apocalypse. The end of the world did not occur. Rather, good versus evil continues to war as the surviving humans suffer from biblical plagues. Thorn is a stone mage, utilizing her magic to create jewelry and amulets for her and her friends to sell in their shop. Thorn lived in constant fear of being discovered. For if she were found out, she would be used, abused, tortured, and killed. As we learn more about Thorn, we realize there is more to her than even her Neomage identity. Who or what is Thorn, and what is there in her history that makes her so special?

  • Destroyer's Blood

  • The Blood Series, Book 1
  • By: Michael Lynes
  • Narrated by: David Bosco
  • Length: 12 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5

 

Dev shook his head, spitting out dust and rock chips. The last rays of the setting sun stained the ground crimson. "Betrayer," he murmured, ears still ringing from the terrific explosion, "we have a problem." The cryptic message from Olympus changes everything.... One moment, Devcalion and Betrayer are free, climbing up Half Dome without a care in the world, the next, they are dragged into battle with the Destroyer, Zeus' ancient foe. The dark power is merciless, and time is running out. It's up to Dev and Tray to try to stop him, or the world of men and gods is doomed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Humble Demi-god

  • By Cyphers Fallen on 03-13-19

Olympian politics!

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

Reviewed: 03-21-19

Devcalion; the illegitimate son of Prometheus, has inherited the glorious titles of his father. Prometheus; Defender of the Flame, Guardian of Men, Bestowal of Fire, Father of Man, Stewart of the Earth, and Defender of Men. So many titles attributed to one god. This has not gone without notice of the other citizens of Olympus and beyond. Something or someone is possessing and corrupting the gods of Olympus, forcing them to attack the other gods. Typhon, Father of All Monsters, has been accused in the ages-old feud between Typhon and Zeus for control of Olympus. We are presented with Olympian treachery and politics. Can Devcalion be named Champion and stop the madness? This audiobook was given by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review via Audiobook Boom.

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  • The Breaking

  • The End Time Saga, Book 2
  • By: Daniel Greene
  • Narrated by: Keith Szarabajka
  • Length: 12 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 78
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 75
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 75

The hunt is on to find Patient Zero... Both the East and the West Coasts of the United States have collapsed, and the US military is in full retreat. All their attempts to stem the tide of the dead have failed. Former counter-terrorism agent Mark Steele and his fellow survivors have been bushwhacked in the West Virginia hills. The fringe West Virginians are teaching him a valuable lesson in the new rules of the apocalypse. The mountain folk are as resilient as they are ruthless, and Steele must find a way out to save his people.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • WHY SHOULD IT BE THAT 'WE' GET ALONG SO AWFULLY?!

  • By Tracy P. on 10-21-18

Reaching the breaking point!

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

Reviewed: 03-19-19

Our protagonist Mark Steele and crew are waylaid by West Virginian hillbillies, Gwen and others captured, Steele left for dead. The captured survivors of the virus must now survive their captivity. The virologist Jackowski is with a military unit searching for Patient Zero. While Colonel Kinnick with his Special Forces team search for Jackowski. Lots going on with plenty of action. The thrilling saga continues.

  • It's in the Blood

  • The Blood Series
  • By: Michael Lynes
  • Narrated by: David Bosco
  • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12

Get the new short story prequel to the exciting Adventures of Devcalion - Blood Series. Meet Devcalion and Betrayer as they confront the forces of darkness that rise up both in his past and from the nature of his blood. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Demi-gods and Olympians

  • By jason young on 12-14-18

Welcome to Olympus!

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3 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-19-19

In this prequel, we are introduced to Devcalion, the illegitimate son of Prometheus, along with his sentient, magical sword Betrayer. Prepare for a mythological adventure with the citizens of Olympus. Three.point.five for an interesting start. This audiobook was given by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review via Audiobook Boom.

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  • Battle

  • The Traveler, Book 5
  • By: Tom Abrahams
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 414
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 385
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 383

All he wants is peace. All he finds is war. Marcus Battle is a wanted man. No matter where he goes or what he does, he can't escape those who aim to kill him. But as he fights off one would-be vigilante after another, a new threat emerges. It's a threat worse than the viral Scourge which plunged his world into a dystopian nightmare and it could give rise to second apocalypse. Can Marcus fend off the coming attacks or will he finally fall prey to an enemy he won't see coming?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I love this series

  • By Amazon Customer on 12-19-17

Can Battle get a break?

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

Reviewed: 03-17-19

After the Cartel conflict Battle was tired and yearned to settle down. Unfortunately, Battle had amassed quite a reputation during the fighting with both the Cartel and then the LRC Gang. Folks looking for some form of glory or a reputation of their own would not let Battle settle down. As sheriff in the town of Beard Battle was a highly visible target. Revenge toward the people that slaughtered his family set him against the LRC Gang. The three that left him for dead in his barn were from that gang and it was only a matter of time until he and his friends tracked them down. Payback was sudden and brutal, as only revenge can be. Ultimately, Battle must consider his options, confront all the killing, and deal with the danger he and his friends are constantly faced with. How Battle will resolve these issues is something you must find out for yourself. This audiobook was given by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review via Audiobook Boom.

  • Showdown at Chimney Rock: Sarah's Run

  • A Five Roads To Texas Novel, Book 5
  • By: Rich Baker, Phalanx Press
  • Narrated by: Andrew B. Wehrlen
  • Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11

A global pandemic burns through the population leaving America in shambles. Sarah Washburn and her crew are forced to go on the run from an indefensible horde. Isolated in the Colorado high country, they’re pursued at every turn by mercenaries who want something they have. An impossible situation with low odds of survival, and their luck running out, they have one shot. A final chance to take a stand in a showdown that will alter the fate of the new world.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The first Iranian boots on American soil!

  • By RJ on 03-16-19

The first Iranian boots on American soil!

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

Reviewed: 03-16-19

Once again, the infected are on a rampage and their mean streak is showing. Virologist, Dr. Sanjay assembles some of his testing materials into a package to be delivered upstream to his peers for review. Unfortunately for everyone, a curious young man snatches the package, thus commencing a whole new account of murder and mayhem. Whatever was in that package, others wanted it, and wanted it badly. In the midst of a deadly epidemic, now our survivors had this to deal with. Good story with great characters. This audiobook was given by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review via Audiobook Boom.

  • Convergence: The Far Side of Hell

  • A Five Roads to Texas Novel, Book 4
  • By: AJ Powers, Phalanx Press
  • Narrated by: Andrew B. Wehrlen
  • Length: 6 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 18

Having nothing left to live for, Malcom is given a shot at redemption when a woman named Tessa needs his help. With death looming, Malcom, Tessa, and her children flee Cincinnati with their sights set on El Paso. They know the trip won't be easy, but nothing could prepare them for the nightmares ahead.   

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Malcom's Adventure

  • By willee on 03-12-19

The best laid plans...

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

Reviewed: 03-10-19

Our protagonist Malcom has suffered enough guilt and pain. He leaves his empty home one last time seeking revenge for the loss of his wife and children to the infected. Elsewhere, mother and successful surgeon Tessa along with her children, pack their bags to leave the city of Cincinnati and avoid the infected. Paths cross, and we follow the survivors as they struggle cross-country to reach rumored safety in El Paso. Good story, great characters. This audiobook was given by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review via Audiobook Boom.

  • Ride the Dark Trail

  • By: Philip McCormac
  • Narrated by: J. Scott Bennett
  • Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11

Schoolteacher Konrad Diamond falls afoul of cattle baron Ernst Haeckel. Rather than invite more trouble, Diamond and his sister Lila light out for new pastures. But the vindictive Haeckel puts a price on Diamond’s head, and the bounty hunters are coming for him. The teacher and his sister fall in with Gusty Gillespie, a battle-scarred bruiser, and then fate throws the trio into the path of Jacob Millard, who is on a rescue mission for a young girl kidnapped from his town.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great story

  • By timj26 on 03-11-19

Nothing like a good western!

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

Reviewed: 03-10-19

Nothing like a good western to cleanse the palette. Our protagonist, Conrad Diamond was a law-abiding school teacher. He had been law-abiding until a bull-headed rancher named Haeckel stuck his nose in Diamond’s business. With the heat turned up, it was time for Diamond and his sister to make themselves scarce. In another part of the territory, Jacob Millard is seeking a young girl kidnapped from his town during a robbery. Sub-plot three follows the troubled trail of Gusty Gillespie as he winds up in one brawl after another. Eventually paths cross, and all find themselves in the same place to determine who will walk away. This audiobook was given by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review via Audiobook Boom.

  • End Time

  • The End Time Saga, Book 1
  • By: Daniel Greene
  • Narrated by: Keith Szarabajka
  • Length: 11 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 170
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 159
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 160

In the dark, primal jungles of the Congo Basin, something is ravaging the local population. When protests turn violent in front of the US embassy in Kinshasa, only the foreign policy experts paid attention. Civil war erupts, and people rip each other apart in the streets of the African capital. To avert disaster and preserve its self-image, an overwhelmed State Department dispatches a team of elite counterterrorism agents to bring their besieged people back alive.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • WHAT A FIND! RIVETING!!

  • By Tracy P. on 09-29-18

It wasn't supposed to be like this!, said Mark

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

Reviewed: 03-07-19

We are presented with the opening salvo in a thrilling new series. We’ve seen the plot line before; a virus is set loose upon the population which turns the deceased infected into ravenous undead. The writing and the characters set this tale apart from the mundane. A U.S. Government Counter-terrorism Team headed by agent Mark Steele is sent abroad to quell the rioting and find out what is behind the escalating chaos. The team discovers much more than they bargained for, and the hunt is on. Surprisingly, only one CDC virologist is aware of what is going on and has difficulty impressing others of the threat. Interesting characters, good narration, and a well-developed plot combine to start this series off on the right track.