Road of the Damned

Life of the Dead, Book 2
Narrated by: Matthew Crow
Series: Life of the Dead, Book 2
Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
4.3 out of 5 stars (53 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Book 2 in the hit zombie series listeners have described as "Stephen King's The Stand meets The Walking Dead." 

In the weeks after a virus decimated humanity and left fewer than 5,000 people alive in the US, a diverse group of survivors struggles to stay alive. Farmer Wim Wagner has abandoned the safety of his farm in hopes of finding Ramey, the mysterious girl who flitted in and out of his life in the midst of the outbreak. But Ramey is on the road searching for her father and trying to locate the mysterious X on a map that promises safety.

Meanwhile, survivors like Jorge and Bundy find themselves lost on the road, trying to locate other human beings and fighting off hordes of zombies. Some rescue missions end in success, but others in tragedy. 

Teenager Mitch is trapped in a secret underground bunker along with his mother and thousands of the undead. 

Mina has escaped the hospital after killing her father when he turned into a zombie. 

Grady desperately attempts to protect his autistic son after the boy died and returned as one of the undead. 

They're only a few of the men and women fighting survival in a world where the dead have returned to life and overtaken the country. Will they find each other on the road or are they destined to live and die alone?

©2017, 2018 Tony Urban (P)2019 Tony Urban

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Great Story!

I really enjoyed this audiobook. Road of the Damned is a great addition to the zombie genre, with lots of zombie-killing action. I especially liked the characters' journey leading them to crossing paths. The author's writing style is fantastic. I was utterly immersed in the plot and the outcome. Tony Urban is an exceptional storyteller. He created an imaginative and realistic post-apocalyptic world and characters with depth to their personalities. As for the narration, I don't have the same grievances as some of the other reviewers. Personally, I didn't mind Crow's performance, I think he did very well. Overall, I recommend Road of the Damned to all zombie enthusiasts, it was worth the listen.

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New narrator is blah

I really prefered the narrator from the first book. the story was fine overall but the voice switch is a minus.

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Road of the damned bk 2

This was a very good,funny Zombie apocolypse book!Matthew Crow was a fine narrator. I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

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Road of the Damned

Road of the Damned is the 2nd book in this series. I'm really enjoying both the characters and the story line. I only wish the narrator from the 1st book was finishing the series! Just stick with it, the series is worth putting up with a bad narrator.

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The narrator is bad. cant tell where one chapter ends, the next starts. Very monotone.

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Very Good

This wasn’t what I was expecting so I was pleasantly surprised. I like the depth and truth in the characters. I am starting the next book now!

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Gotta love Zombie end of the world post survival!!

I really liked the characters and how they grew and meshed as the story progressed. Lot's of descriptive action and some not for the the faint of heart. I've read some that were cookie cutter style and this is not. I'm heading on to the rest of the series. Grab a copy and let your imagination do the rest. Enjoy..

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wow

what a story, it was interesting to see some of the characters cross paths and to find and loss love all in one book but the end was creepy my mind wonder if ?

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Crow is a horrible emotionless narrator

Maybe the publishers ran into a contract dispute with Moore (original narrator book one). But you cannot tell me they honestly thought Crow would be a decent replacement. The man reads like a machine with no accent, or emotion what so ever. His delivery is extremely antiseptic. I am struggling to get through this book because of it. Now that I see the next two in the series are performed by Crow I can't possibly get them. Talk about sucking the life out of an amazing story.

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Better than the first

I read a lot of this genre and I have to say, this series is shaping up to be among the best. Characters are all interesting. Situations believable. And of course zombies. Onto the next.

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  • 07-30-20

Love the story. Narrator gets better, don't worry.

Eric Bryan Moore narrated the first book an I wish Tony Urban stuck with him. Matthew Crow starts off sloppy but improves with progression. Matthew Crow doesn't have enough variety considering how many characters are in the story. I've edited this review because at first, Crow didn't do a very good job. However, he finds his stride as the book progresses.

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  • John
  • 08-29-19

Road of the Damned

Tony Urban has done it it again showing us all that he and outstanding author the only problem is that it was not long enough lol. And the voice acting talents and skills of Matthew Crow who's narration makes the characters and world come alive12/10 stars.