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Publisher's Summary

Rafe Duncan has been working his family’s compound for years in the event of a global catastrophe - and doomsday has finally arrived.

Both he and Charlie Brewer work at a facility where secret government experiments are carried out, experiments that are classified even to them. Then the plague breaks loose, and hell arrives on Earth.

Rafe and Charlie must band together to stay alive in a world where flesh-eating zombies hunt humankind. But the plague victims aren’t the worst thing Rafe and Charlie have to worry about. Government radicals are devoted to silencing the last witness to the cause of the plague by killing everyone who worked in that facility - including Rafe and Charlie.

Rafe must do everything he can to keep Charlie hidden. But the chances of them surviving in the wild alone are slim... especially while being tracked down by American mercenaries.

Only the strong will remain. To outlast the plague, they must stay alive.

©2018 Courtney Konstantin (P)2019 Podium Publishing

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Tied in all 3 books

I really enjoyed this book. After listening to the first two books from the sisters perspective I was excited to listen to this third in the series from the brothers perspective. I will stress that you have to listen to the first two before diving into this one, as this book ties in everything thats been going on and explains why Max went threw everything she went threw in book 2. Me being someone who has my own vegetable garden and loves camping and the outdoors, it really drives home that we should be prepared for anything, especially with the the political climate of recent.
My only critique would be how they kill soooo many soldiers, but none of the main characters die. It makes it as tho the soldiers are all incredibly dumb, untrained, have no aim whatsoever, and are straight up cowardly. While the main characters all have the best aim on the planet and are trained killers unfazed my soldiers and kill them at will. That was a bit unrealistic to me (Yes I said unrealistic while talking about a zombie book). Other than that this book was great. I loved how the book explains the origin of the virus, patient zero! I just dont understand why they keep going back to the compound! Its like "Yo, they will looking for you at the compound and sending soldiers there, why not just leave?"

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Cringe worthy

Very predictable, if you want a cheesy fairy tale ending to the zombie apocalypse story, then read this. Everyone falls in love, the family lives, the family saves everyone. The zombie apocalypse through rose tinted glasses. Hell, the survivors even have hydro flasks as water containers. I have bought all 3 books because I was waiting for the author to write something original or even remotely interesting and off the beaten path, or to change my opinion on this series, but nope, she remained a disappointment.

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I NEED MORE!!!

I love the sundown series, and I can wait for more. I wish my family was more prepared like the Duncan‘s. Someday...

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Just....the word is "dragged." Yes, "drug" can be...not wrong, if you want to take it to serious grammar court, but even then the judge is going to look at you funny. But the word is "dragged." Also, you sort of lost me at "she made an animalistic noise that was inhuman." Amongst other embarrassing bits of writing style, this needed an editor. The story is good, I needed to listen to it to finish off the arc, but it needs both editing and maybe some more legit research.

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Fantastic Series, just as good as the 1st.

This series is so good. Easy to follow and great thinking as it seamlessly flows one to the next. Ready for book 4!

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excellent break in the raith story and how it comes together.. loving the characters even more.. nice work by writer and narrato.

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Entertaining series

Great series. The right mix of story, character depth & action. Would definitely recommend!

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Story is good, but the writing...?

I read every bit of apocalyptic fiction I can find. Some are amazing, some not so much. The biggest issue I see with these books can be solved with the author doing a little research.

The story suffers because it's so UNplausible. The US military found UBL- ONE man, in the ENTIRE WORLD with the help of thousands to keep him hidden! Yet this super secret military branch has guys that didnt finish bootcamp and can't breach an 8 foot stone wall? Things like this make the story seem written by a child. It's a great children's story, with dogs that can read minds and soldiers too stupid to simply drive a truck through a wall, but still a children's story.

If you are looking for mindless entertainment then this will do the trick. If you're an apocalypse/zombie snob like me, then you may want to keep moving. I will finish the series because I already bought them all, but now it just feels like a chore.

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The story just keeps getting better and better!

I fell in love with this story. This book explains how the zombie virus got started. I must say again that the story keeps getting better and better. The story has action, intrigue, suspense and zombies.
The narrator does a fantastic job with the characters and the characters voices making it easy to distinguish between the characters.

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back to back books

i usually listen to different books, but this time i continued to the next book. gets better every book...

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  • 05-03-20

Another Stomper!!!

I’m really enjoying this saga. I love the family. They're a great set of characters. Courtney Konstantin is a great weaver of tall tales that tantalize the ears! Tess Irodale is doing a great all round sterling performance on these books. I’m doing one per day atm.... I'll need a new one finishes in the next 24hrs.
Great job ladies!!! 5☆'s!!!

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  • Kel's Opinion
  • 10-21-19

Brilliant as always

I have loved all books so far and can’t wait til book four comes out!
If you’re after a post apocalyptic series by a fantastic female author then start at book one.

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Alive

Bloody Brilliant
I just got this series by Courtney Konstantin and I'm love this book the author Courtney Konstantin show that she a talented and skilled author. And Tess Irondale who makes the characters and world come alive with with her voice acting talents and skills .12/10 stars.......

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