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  • Commune

  • Commune, Book 1
  • By: Joshua Gayou
  • Narrated by: R.C. Bray
  • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,387
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5,121
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,105

For dinosaurs, it was a big rock. For humans: Coronal Mass Ejection (CME). When the Earth is hit by the greatest CME in recorded history (several times larger than the Carrington Event of 1859), the combined societies of the planet's most developed nations struggle to adapt to a life thrust back into the Dark Ages. In the United States, the military scrambles to speed the nation's recovery on multiple fronts including putting down riots, establishing relief camps, delivering medical aid, and bringing communication and travel back on line. Just as a real foothold is established in retaking the skies (utilizing existing commercial aircraft supplemented by military resources and ground control systems), a mysterious virus takes hold of the population, spreading globally over the very flight routes that the survivors fought so hard to rebuild.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I want to adopt the characters into my family

  • By yarginator on 11-27-17

great book, must listen

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

Reviewed: 05-31-19

what a great book. I finished the first one and went off and bought the next three right away. I don't do that very often so that must say something about this series.

  • The Undead: Part 19

  • By: R. R. Haywood
  • Narrated by: Joe Jameson
  • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 124
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 118
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 118

New characters. Old characters returning. An evolving infection. The Undead. UK's best-selling zombie horror series continues.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • First disappointment

  • By Bradley on 12-16-18

better than average but not his best

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

Reviewed: 04-22-19

good book but not much happened to move the story forward. however I still enjoyed it and looking forward to the next book.

  • The Undead

  • Part 9
  • By: R. R. Haywood
  • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
  • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 329
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 314
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 311

Dave finds an unconscious Howie and carries him into the residential streets for safety. The others have been separated and are searching for each other. Nick falls asleep and misses the pick up.

We meet Lilly and Billy, a brother and sister who are led by their ineffectual father into a series of devastating situations which results in Billy being taken by two men and Lilly witnessing the murder of her father. Lilly tracks her brother and meets up with Nick who, not being able to find his group, agrees to help her.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • just gets better and better

  • By Scott on 05-08-17

great series but this book is my least favorite

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

Reviewed: 02-15-19

nothing really happens in this book. a few of the other groups just seem to plod on for far too long before anything happens. hopefully the next book is better

  • Endgame

  • Arisen series, Book 14
  • By: Michael Stephen Fuchs
  • Narrated by: R.C. Bray
  • Length: 18 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,942
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,852
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,841

This is it. Alpha team goes once more into the breach. On what will be their final missions ever in the Zulu Alpha - and the fight of their lives — Homer & Ali, and Predator & Juice, launch out into the terminal post-Apocalypse, as London is overrun by the very last rush of death covering the entire planet. Neither mission can fail, but can all four teammates survive? Or will some go down safeguarding the lives of those they love more than life itself?

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Just Stop at Book 13 - This Nearly Ruins The Serie

  • By Rochambeaux on 07-08-18

Almost great story

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

Reviewed: 12-04-18

I loved just about everything, with the exception of the continual repeating of how great special forces are. Yes we know they are the best of the best, never quit blah blah blah. We got it the first 10 times you wrote it PER book.

I really loved fick, pred and juice and that crazy Russian dude. I would recommend this series highly.

  • Stay of Execution

  • Onset, Book 4
  • By: Glynn Stewart
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 506
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 475
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 476

The long and bloody war with the vampires in the United States has finally ended, thanks to the efforts of the vampire Arbiter and ONSET Commander David White - and a nuclear explosion on American soil. The final battle proves harder to conceal than hoped, however, and a series of high profile incidents end any chance of hiding the supernatural. Suddenly, the world is faced with the fact that it is both more wonderful and more terrible than humanity ever realized. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Stewart and Porter kill it!

  • By Michael on 10-10-18

Hell Yeah

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

Reviewed: 10-07-18

My favorite onset book to date. One comment I would have is that I wished it spanned two books and drawed out the invasion a bit more.

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  • Exiled Fleet

  • Publisher's Pack (Books 1-2)
  • By: Richard Fox
  • Narrated by: Mark Boyett
  • Length: 14 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,061
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,001
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,001

Book 1: Albion Lost: For centuries, the Daegon waited. They plotted. And now they are ready to strike. The core worlds of settled space enjoy a tenuous peace, unaware and ill prepared for the threat building beyond the furthest reaches of humanity. The star kingdom of Albion stands as a shining light of justice and mercy in a harsh galaxy, and they will be the first to suffer the Daegon's fury. Book 2: The Long March: Commodore Thomas Gage and his fleet, safeguarding the last of the Albion Royal Family, are on the run.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very good series ... so far

  • By Sailfish on 10-23-17

A new direction for Richard Fox

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

Reviewed: 09-25-18

A new series by Richard Fox, new characters, new story new everything. I pretty much own all of Richards books and have to admit this series is my least favorite of the bunch. The story is good, but the characters all seem flat with no personalities. I hope things pick up in the next installment. Mark's narration is great as always. I would suggest checking out one if his other series if your a first time Richard Fox listener.

  • Aliens: Bug Hunt

  • By: Jonathan Maberry, Heather Graham, Scott Sigler, and others
  • Narrated by: James Anderson Foster, Eric G. Dove, R. C. Bray, and others
  • Length: 11 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 768
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 706
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 705

When the Colonial Marines set out after their deadliest prey, the Xenomorphs, it's what Corporal Hicks calls a bug hunt - kill or be killed. Here are fifteen all-new stories of such "close encounters", written by many of today's most extraordinary authors. Set during the events of all four Alien films, sending the Marines to alien worlds, to derelict space settlements, and into the nests of the universe's most dangerous monsters, these adventures are guaranteed to send the blood racing - one way or another.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • the bug hunt

  • By doug thornton on 06-06-18

Had high hopes but left feeling empty

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

Reviewed: 08-31-18

These are all half completed stories. A few are ok, but most are somewhat boring. None of the stories actually have a finish, its like the opening 15 minutes of a movie, then boom its on to the next. I do no recommend. .

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Dealer of Hope: Adrian's March, Part One

  • Adrian's Undead Diary, Book 9
  • By: Chris Philbrook
  • Narrated by: James Anderson Foster
  • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 204
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 194
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 194

Adrian forgave himself. The undead have been banished and he's accepted the love of friends, family, and some strangers. He's started a better life. Bastion grows day after day as pilgrims come to put down roots near the vaunted Trinity. Crops are growing, babies are being born, supplies are being salvaged, restful dreams are being had, and there's even talk that the government is surfacing to reform. All his problems should be getting better now, right? But some battles start after the last shot is fired. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic Listen

  • By Josh Green on 07-27-18

Adrian is back!!!

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

Reviewed: 07-30-18

One of my all time favorite series is back with a new installment. I was a bit worried that the new "series" would loss the tone and feel of the original but I'm happy to say that it doesn't. This is the old Adrian I remember, even though the dead are actually now really dead there are new surprises coming. A good portion of the book goes back in time to bring in a new character into the fold so you still get some good zombie action. I don't want to ruin or spoil the book for you. But it is definitely worth the purchase.

The narration is perfect, how I missed those audible sighs of Adrian....

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Singularity Trap

  • By: Dennis E. Taylor
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 11 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,949
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 17,724
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,689

When Ivan Pritchard signs on as a newbie aboard the Mad Astra, it's his final, desperate stab at giving his wife and children the life they deserve. He can survive the hazing of his crewmates, and how many times, really, can near-zero g make you vomit? But there's another challenge looming out there, in the farthest reaches of human exploration, that will test every man, woman and AI on the ship - and will force Ivan to confront the very essence of what makes him human.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a mind $#&@

  • By Kindle Customer on 05-18-19

Taylor has done it again!!!! 5 Star

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

Reviewed: 06-17-18

This is one of my all time top 5 audios. The book is thoroughly entertaining, well performed, scratch that, well doesn't do it justice. Ray Porter is now my favorite narrators, sorry R.C. Bray move over.

This is a great standalone book that starts and finishes the story all in one book something that I haven't really had yet. Seems all the books I listen too span at least 3 books and some up to 10+. Sad that its only one book, but I'm sure Taylor has something great lined up next.

I could go into detail about the story, but hell you can read the synopsis. But I will say this. BUY THIS BOOK. You won't be let down.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • 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 24,673
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 23,181
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23,073

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

awesome as expected.

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

Reviewed: 02-15-18

Book follows the same awesomeness of the precious 4 books. only small complaint is that it also follows the same just in the nick of time solution at the most critical moment. maybe try and change that up a bit in the next book.