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First Light

An EMP Survival Novel: Enter Darkness, Book 5
Narrated by: Andrew B. Wehrlen
Length: 4 hrs and 10 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (12 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

And after darkness, comes first light.
 

In the thrilling conclusion to the Enter Darkness series, Brad must race to save the lives of those closest to him, as well as find and reconcile the previous events with his father. It’s impossible to know who to trust, and as technology gives way to nature, and human advancement gives way to natural instinct, will only the strong survive?
 

It’s a new dawn, and a new tomorrow. Can Brad save those he loves most? Can he even save himself?
 

This is the fifth book in the Enter Darkness series.

©2019 K. M. Fawkes (P)2019 K. M. Fawkes

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  • timj26
  • ontario canada
  • 06-07-19

The end

Overall I enjoyed this series
Andrews narration really makes the story better
Interested to see what this author does next
I received a free review audiobook and voluntarily left this review

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Left you disappointed....

As always, I have to state that this book was given to me for free in exchange for a review.
I always like to state that this does not impact my review or my opinion of the book. My reviews are honest and my own opinion of the story, performance, and overall thoughts on the book.

All in all, though, the author does create a decent protagonist and a few believable supporting characters, although their sudden mood swings are a bit dramatic, and the damsel in distress theme is really done to death, here, although he mercifully didn't toss in a steaming heap of gratuitous sex. I might eventually go on to volume five (If he wrote the whole thing as a single novel, I would have read it straight through, to be honest, simply to see what happened), but I'm going to get off the train for now.

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Fantastic Final Book

I really loved this series and it finishes off so well! I don't want to give anything away so I'm keeping this short. Again, this book picks up right where book four left off and the pace keeps moving quickly until the end. The reality of what life could look like if our world was suddenly thrown back into life without any form of electronics is harsh and the author portrays it so well. All of the characters in this series are brought to life and you find yourself wrapped up in the story needing to know how it all turns out for them. The narration is great and definitely is a lot of fun to listen to. On a morality note, I would rank this one as a PG13 due to language and violence, although the language is much cleaner in this one than in a couple of the previous books. I would highly recommend the series to those YA and adults who like action, adventure, and survival stories.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

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A Nice Ending to the Enter Darkness saga

It has been a long and bumpy road for Brad and Anna....I really enjoyed listening to this series. Thank You K.M. Fawkes.

Thank you Andrew B. Wehrlen as well for your excellent narration on this series.

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Great ending

You made me so happy for Lee to be alive and then crushed that down quick!
Great story of a reluctant hero.
I would love to see this story continue and the new community thrive even if it is 6 years later. Brad and Anna finally get some peace and love!
Andrew did an amazing job narrating. He is one of my top two favorite narrators.

I was voluntarily provided this review copy at no charge by the author, publisher and or narrator.


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Final Chapter

I did enjoy this series but a little disappointed with this ending. It continued with Brad’s, Lee (his insane father) and Anna adventure to survive the EMP and find safe place (maybe because it ended). As usual great narration. I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review. Thank you!

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Another great book

I received the free copy of this book and exchange for an unbiased review. this was a great finale to the series My only complaint is that it's over.

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A Good read / listen

First Light: An EMP Survival Novel: Enter Darkness, Book 5.
If you've read the rest of the series you need to read this final book in the series.
Whilst not as strong as earlier books it is still a good read.
A conclusive end to a brilliant series.
Narration by Andrew.B Wehrien is as always excellent.
I was given a free copy of this audio book at my own request, and voluntarily leave this review.

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First light...final chapter.

First Light is the final book in the Enter Darkness saga, and sadly it ends with more of a whimper than a bang. After the way the last book ended I was expecting things to really hit the ground running in this one, but the pacing just felt way off in this one. So many odds things got brought up that just seemed to come out of left field. The revelations on Anna's past kind of seem like something we should have learned long ago, would have helped to understand her odd behavior. I don't want to get into any kind of story spoilers but I will say Brad's dad's action/motivations just didn't make any sense to me. Also the community Brad runs into just didn't feel believable. So while I definitely enjoyed the series, this last book just missed the mark a bit for me.

As always, I thought Andrew Wehrlen's narration was great.

I was given a free review copy of this audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this unbiased review.

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  • Norma Miles
  • 06-06-19

Did she ever get back to Kansas?

The fifth and final instalment of the post apocalyptic serial, Enter Darkness, finds Brad still looking over irritating and deceitful Anna, who had been shot in the leg by his father before leaving with the two children and all remaining supplies. Despite her protestations to leave her, Brad naturally stays with Anna, wrapping her sound before, together, the set off in search of Sammy and Martha, lacking almost anything with which they might survive (including, it seemed, common sense).

This started as a terrific series, different from most, but this final episode and the one preceding it, just didn't have that feeling of honesty present in the earlier onds. Nevertheless, it was a quick and easy read and great!y enhanced by the narration of Andrew Wahrlen, who's pleasant voice read text and conversations briskly, with good emphasis and intonation. Without his fine performance, I would have had difficulty bothering to listen to the end.

My thanks to the rights holder of First Light, who, at my request via Audiobook Boom, freely gifted with a complimentary copy. As previously mentioned, as a whole this was a most enjoyable and different post apocalyptic series, well worth reading even if this, the series finale, is less inspiring.