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FREE: The Undead

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Narrated by: Dan Morgan
Series: The Undead
Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
Categories: Fiction, Horror
4 out of 5 stars (2,595 ratings)
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After a tense day of fighting off a horde of Undead, Howie and his group of survivors must find shelter before night falls. Moving through a desecrated town, they come across an industrial estate, break into a low building and find themselves in an abandoned radio station. They decide to record their voices for posterity.

Meet Howie, Dave, their group of survivors and Meredith the dog in this free, exclusive Audible short.

©2015 R. R. Haywood (P)2015 Audible, Ltd

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The main word is scene. This is not a short story, it is not an episode, it is an introduction scene. A deleted scene at that. It was okay, a bit cute and a lot British. Several gay jokes, which I found weird, since I thought most of England was you know, a little light in the loafers. A big part of the scene was taken up with each individual introducing himself. Before that we got a list of characters and the weapons they use and there was a slaughter part to show how they use the weapons.

I was intrigued that there is a Zombie series out where they actually go out with the sole purpose of killing Zombies. I have read so many Zombie books and watch Zombie series and movies, and I always wonder, why are they not out there purposely clearing the area. If the first book in the series goes on sale (and the $4.95 first in a series sale should be any day now) then I will give it a try. This Scene did not sale me on the series.

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Wow!

Originally, I passed on this series because the first book wasn't very long and I wanted more story time for my credit. I downloaded the first book before this free story was over without any credits left cause I couldn't wait to get started. Great story, great performance. Well played Haywood, well played.

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Disappointing

This is the first free audible program that I did not enjoy. Seemed like a video game -not really a story. I enjoy zombie fiction but did not connect with this. Some dialog was unpleasant to hear. It became tedious at times. I had a hard time finishing it.

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it's an interesting idea. But did not capture me

struggled with this book. I love zombies but the story did not draw me in.

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The undead

Boring and repetivetive not much of a story line. Would not recommend to anyone. Sorry

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Boring and mundane.

Had a difficult time engaging with the story line. Story was boring and mundane. It as really not my cup of tea.

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it was OK ..but the narrator ....I just couldn't

I just couldn't handle the narrator .....it was trying to hard....it was to slow trying to have lots of action.!!!

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meh

narrator was good. story was mediocre. I didn't like how cheesy the ending got. Maybe it's better if you listen to the other books in the series? I don't know. but I do know I hated the fourth wall break at the end. -_- not recommended.

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an interesting but pretty mundane zombie story.

This was a fairly standard zombie story. there was a slight twist to moake it different in how the zombies work, but overall it's pretty standard and run of the mill.

nothing really stood out at all other that this is very British based. The preformance was rather dry and mediocre.

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BASURA

Dont waste your money or credits on this book. I listened to the fist 30min of it and could not take anymore. Buy any other book. Stay away far, far away!!
Wishing I cud get my credit back.

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  • artemisrhi
  • 12-15-15

Palmerstone's Follies

The forts are know as Palmerstone's Follies. You can see them from Portsmouth several of them are in the Solent...

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  • Christine Siobhan barber
  • 02-09-16

the undead. deleted scene. by RR Heywood. narrated by Dan Morgan

I thoroughly enjoyed this Short story. I was emersed in a world of dark grasping, biting,shambling and screaming world of zombies. And up against them a motley band from people lead by a man Howie who used to work at Tesco's . who become a sort of urban army. Running and fighting the zombie hoard. Their is gore, terror and humor. And I was captivated from the word go.

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  • Alexandra Pengilly
  • 03-10-18

wow.. great freeby uk zombie story

great free novella. funny.. touching
i love that it is uk based... refreshing change
realistic dialogue

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  • Lady Baggley
  • 01-15-16

good stand alone story

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes I would recommend this story to a friend.
A short story that stands alone, you don't need to have read the other books in the series to understand and enjoy the story.

What did you like best about this story?

Having read all the books in this series so far this audio story bought the characters to life and made them real as people.

Which character – as performed by Dan Morgan – was your favourite?

Dave

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

Yes

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  • Phillip Kerwin
  • 01-08-16

great story

This is a well written and well read story. This would make a great long story.

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  • Kathryn Booker
  • 12-31-15

Nice intro

I just love this team! I've cried and laughed out loud as I've listened. Such great characters brought to life by the narrator.

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  • scott
  • 12-22-15

Honestly funny

An Amazingly funny short story. This is the best short story I've read in ages.

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  • Sean Scarah
  • 08-07-15

a great teaser !!!!!!!

Any additional comments?

I read this before i read the series, its a great insight to the series of books.
It made me buy the whole set and devour it in a few weeks!!!!!!

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  • Pauline Ennis
  • 03-02-15

Excellent introduction to the BEST zombie series

While this is an excellent introduction to the team, it cant prepare you for just how good a series this is.

I cant recommend this authors works enough, this series is simply the best one around. Don't be fooled into thinking its your run of the mill zombie series, its so so much more. And for me restarted my love affair with books. Yes its got zombies, blood and gore aplenty, but its got heart, morals and many laugh out loud moments. The author is scarily good at characterisation, so much so that we care deeply for the team in these books, they become almost corporeal, and yet again Mr Haywood you break my fragile little heart into pieces with how you make Meredith come to life.

I have read all of the series, but will still be buying them on audio book, perfect companions on long drives.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 03-19-15

gfeat

this is a great listen funnh and goary but well read ant well written would listen to anotheer short story by this author

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  • Jaimie Hall
  • 05-08-19

Stand together as One

great story
Very well presented
Felt like I was there.
looking for more like this

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  • Kel's Opinion
  • 04-02-19

Had to listen in one sitting!

Definitely listen to this! It was worth it and thankfully and sadly it was short so it could be listened to in one sitting! I would definitely recommend it and will look for more by both author and narrator.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-17-18

Quite funny.

I enjoyed this short story and reminded me how to use sweat words with humor

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  • Anonymous User
  • 07-01-16

Beautiful

I love this audio book... I would like to thank the author Haywood for this beautiful story...

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  • Megan
  • 05-10-15

Loved this story!

I loved this story, from the humor to the passion and also how descriptive some of the scenes were. Amazing writing!

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  • KCP QA AU
  • 07-19-17

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