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  • THEM: Incursion

  • A Scratch Sullivan Paranormal Post-Apocalyptic Action Novel
  • By: M. D. Massey
  • Narrated by: S. W. Salzman
  • Length: 8 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 83
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 76
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 76

Army Ranger and Afghanistan war vet Scratch Sullivan has adapted well to the zombie apocalypse. Or as well as can be expected, considering that society has collapsed, the population is decimated, and Scratch hunts monsters for a living. But hey, at least he's still living. Thing is, Scratch is happy enough with the odd job killing THEM and occasionally shacking up with his on-and-off girlfriend, Kara. But when Scratch is tipped off to a potential undead incursion into the safe zone he protects, he's forced to head straight into the heart of the deadlands.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I'm your huckleberry

  • By Eddie Muñoz on 08-04-16

New favorite series!

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

Reviewed: 08-23-16

Well written well read and the sound defects and music added to the overall experience. The author is extremely well versed in tactics and the warrior mindset is prevalent in his writing style.
The premise and plot is unique, and a welcome change in the zombie genre. Very unique and immersive.
Make more audio books for this series please! Such an amazing experience compared to reading the book!

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  • Zombie Fallout

  • Zombie Fallout, Book 1
  • By: Mark Tufo
  • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
  • Length: 10 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,264
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,783
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,803

This is the story of Michael Talbot, his family, and his friends: a band of ordinary people trying to get by in extraordinary times. When disaster strikes, Mike, a self-proclaimed survivalist, does his best to ensure the safety and security of those he cares for. Book one of the Zombie Fallout Trilogy follows our lead character at his self-deprecating, sarcastic best. What he encounters along the way leads him down a long dark road, always skirting the edge of insanity.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Awesome! I didn't think it was slapstick at all!

  • By coreybeth on 04-22-12

Quite possibly Perfect

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

Reviewed: 06-10-12

If you could sum up Zombie Fallout in three words, what would they be?

1) Need
2) More
3) Cowbell!

Ok, seriously it'd have to be "Wicked Pissa Good!"

Who was your favorite character and why?

Mike Talbot! How can't he be? 40 something adolescent germaphobe Marine! Semper Fi and pass the hand sanitizer! Just wish he was an "Anything but a Redsox" fan...The guy is inventive, witty, sarcastic, and well written. Period. He makes the whole story. the supporting cast of characters just serve to further enhance Mike's um...shenanigans.

Have you listened to any of Sean Runnette’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

He does an excellent job with all of the characters throughout this entire series to date. Even the female characters, and ESPECIALLY Eliza (The uber villaness...can't say anymore).

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

YES! Tufo balanced the origins of the Zombie Plague with the storyline very well. Just enough Science involved to make it (Extremely) plausable and well thought out while not hijacking the storyline. The focus on character development and the anecdotal "side stories" help develop Mike Talbot and the Talbot clan in a great way. You feel like you're part of the family....at least a second cousin by marriage anyway.

Any additional comments?

Get it. Mark Tufo is the next Jonathan Maberry. Joe Ledger is everyman's special forces black ops guy we want to be and never will. Mike Talbot is everyman's "Joe the plumber" that doles out the harshness and the humor like a boss....even though his wife is "The Boss..."

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  • The Undead Situation

  • By: Eloise J. Knapp
  • Narrated by: Kevin T. Collins
  • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 472
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 418
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 419

When the end finally occurred, everything about it was cinematic. The dead came back and ate people, civilization collapsed, and no one could do a thing. But Cyrus V. Sinclair couldn’t care less; he’s a sociopath. Amidst the chaos, Cyrus sits back and contemplates the gore stained streets and screams of his fellow man with little more emotion than one of the walking corpses. With his cache of guns and MREs, he rather likes the idea of hunkering down in his Seattle apartment while the world ends outside.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Zombie Books ROCK.

  • By Fun Lovin Lady on 08-14-11

Sociopath gains a conscience...via ZomPoc...

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

Reviewed: 06-10-12

What made the experience of listening to The Undead Situation the most enjoyable?

The main character being an alleged Sociopath was very appealing. Who wouldn't want to have a complete lack of moral culpability, especially during the Zombie Apocalypse?

Would you recommend The Undead Situation to your friends? Why or why not?

Yes with the Caveat that they should expect the typical cliche's and an almost predictable tempo. It was still enjoyable, however.

Which character – as performed by Kevin T. Collins – was your favorite?

Cyrus V. Sinclair was the protagonist for the majority of the story so he wins by default. gotta love "Blaze" though being a Devil Dog myself. Semper Fi. She is, in a word, HARDCORE. Everyone in the book seems to be a gun nut, and the author did an excellent job of ACCURATELY detailing the arms and armament, which is rare in the genre.

Any additional comments?

Zompoc meted out with healthy doses of comic relief and Anti-social behavior makes for an interesting (yet at times predictable) anti-hero development to the main character. If you don't know what to spend your credit on, or have gone through the top picks in the Zom-genre then this is worth a listen. You also get a small segment of another book called "The Junkie Quattrain" at the end of this one. Flat, but ok.

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  • City of the Dead

  • By: Brian Keene
  • Narrated by: Peter Delloro
  • Length: 9 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 84
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 48
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 51

Where can you go when the dead are everywhere? Cities have become overrun with legions of the dead, all of them intent on destroying what's left of the living. Trapped inside a fortified skyscraper, a handful of survivors prepare to make their last stand against an unstoppable, undying enemy. With every hour their chances diminish and their numbers dwindle, while the numbers of the dead can only rise. Because sooner or later, everything dies. And then it comes back, ready to kill.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Good Story, Bad Narrator

  • By Andrea on 06-26-11

Meh...

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-24-11

If you listened to "The Rising" and were taken with the cliffhanger ending then this is absolutely required listening. I feel it couldn't have ended any other way, HOWEVER part of me wanted it to. I won't say any more than that as to not give anything away. I wouldn't recommend this unless you have already familiarized yourself with "The Rising," but the first chapter does a good job of recapping the previous events of the series.