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Another amazing Robinson!

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Reviewed: 06-12-19

Once again, Jeremy Robinson demonstrates how he is the master of original ideas.

Flux is a time-travel rollercoaster ride with twist after twist. The wonderful characters, horrible villain, terrifying monsters and the now expected pop culture references and humour are all there. As are the now familiar crossovers and easter eggs from the rest of the Robinson universe just for his fans.

Just pure genius. Would make an incredible movie.

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Hysterical and a must for any gamers

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Reviewed: 02-27-19

Robinson has knocked it out of the park with this one. Although this sounds political it's absolutely NOT. It's just a lot of gaming derived fun with a Space Force backdrop.

It's jam packed with pop culture and video game references from the last 30 years. Anyone who has ever played a Battle Royale game like Fortnite, PUBG and Ring of Elysium will feel instantly at home here. In fact, it's all of the hysterical situations you have ever been in while playing reenacted in glorious Technicolour.

This is not a book for kids though, this is a mature story with mature humour. Not offensive, just really gross... That alien shower scene... again, eeew.

Massive credit goes to the narration team of Jeffrey Kafer, Emily Woo Zeller and Machelle Williams. Stick around for the credits and interview at the end.

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An amazing glimpse into the dark heart of humanity

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Reviewed: 02-12-19

Was absolutely unsure what to expect from Alter. Was it like Tarzan, Lost, Avatar? I could not have been more wrong. I have never read anything like this before.

You follow Dr Greg Zekser through his struggle to survive in one of the harshest and most dangerous environments on Earth. The ancient and mostly unexplored jungles of the Amazon. After surviving a horrific plane crash he is forced to face and overcome the worst that the Amazon can throw at him. During the course of his journey and to survive he begins to change, alter, devolve...

I refuse to say more to avoid spoilers, but I'm a 49 year old bloke and I was wrecked by the end of this. I was in tears during the final chapter.

Luke Daniels is one of the best narrators out there and was perfect for this simply amazing glimpse in the dark heart of humanity by Jeremy Robinson. If this doesn't win awards there is something seriously wrong.

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Amazing Original SciFi!

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Reviewed: 01-27-19

Once again Robinson demonstrates his ability to conjure incredible characters, place them in mind bending scenarios and let them loose. Without giving away spoilers this is another roller-coaster of the unknown, what would you do in this position? I am on my fourth listen now.

The narration is world class as you would expect from RC Bray.

Jack Reacher reaches for the Stars

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Reviewed: 09-20-18

Simply loved this book. Mammay has brilliantly constructed a narrative which produced twist after turn. Not knowing who he can trust Butler must execute an investigation in the harshest of environments. Really felt like I was reading a great Jack Reacher novel from back when he was an MP. Superb work. Perfect performance as always from the master RC Bray.

Robinson nails it again

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Reviewed: 09-16-18

Jeremy Robinson has a very specific talent. He is able to project a movie-like story directly into your minds eye.

The Chess Team and Project Nemesis sagas gifted us with action packed stories which moved at breakneck pace and with characters we will never forget. With these stand-alone novels (The Divide, Infinite, The Others, Alter, The Distance, etc) he tackles more unique concepts. We are being shown different possible presents and futures, none of them particularly hopeful and several of them apocalyptic. The one constant is the willingness of the human condition to fight, survive and overcome. The Divide is no different.

Set in a future where mankind is reduced to living in primitive tribes under the canopy of forests abiding by a law which prevents them from being noticed by the cause of their destruction. An evil so aggressive and powerful that it has survived for 500 years, waiting.

Without spoilers, which is very hard, you will absolutely love Robinson's usual Easter Eggs specifically if you have read his other works. Having been blessed with expert narration from Jeffrey Kafer and RC Bray for most of Robinson's work, I was very pleased with the performance by Christa Lewis. I think Christa nailed V's character. Top marks!

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Such an enthralling story

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Reviewed: 09-09-18

I've been a fan of Jeremy Robinson's work for a few years now so I was looking forward to seeing what two Robinson's could produce working together. I was not disappointing. The Distance is a tale of commitment and purpose. When everything is lost what would you do, what would you become, to hold onto your humanity.

While I loved the different take on the apocalypse it was really the exquisite balance between the two distinctly different tales which hooked me. Jeffrey Kafer narrated his 500th book masterfully and Heather Costa brought Poe's struggles to life. Chapter by chapter the constantly evolving story unfurls across the United States growing more anxious the closer they become.

I can't say anything more without introducing spoilers and I want the next reader to experience it just the way I did, cheering them on.

Just excellent!

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Reviewed: 08-29-18

A brilliant bedtime story for the kids! So much colour and depth. I specifically loved the ballerina fight scene!

WOW!

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Reviewed: 07-30-18

The Others is a rollercoaster ride from start to finish. In parts hysterically funny, in others terrifying. A cast of amazing characters fighting against overwhelming odds and by the end you'll wish you were fighting alongside with them! I've been reading Jeremy's books for a while now and I have known how creative he is, how clever his writing can be, but he has excelled himself this time.

This has all of his classic traits. Uncompromising humour, instantly relatable characters, subtle pop culture references and an ability to sculpt a vivid narrative which grips the reader like they are playing out a movie.

Brilliant. Just, brilliant.

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Keeps getting better and better

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Reviewed: 07-19-18

Just an incredible concept and perfectly executed by the master of voices. Cant wait for the next book. My only comment would be to package them half the size and release more frequently. I expect I’ll have to wait a year for the next one at this rate of release.

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