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E.M.P.: The End of the Grid as We Know It Audiobook

E.M.P.: The End of the Grid as We Know It: All at Once, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

The United States may have just come to an end in this exciting post-apocalyptic, dystopian thriller about several electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attacks all at once. Not only has the electrical grid come crashing down, but all other critical infrastructures of the country have ceased to exist, leaving the country a vast wasteland, where only the ruthless and resourceful survive. Jim Burkett is stuck on a business trip when it all happens, and he must battle prison breaks, food riots, criminal gangs, looters, cannibals, terrorist sleeper cells, nuclear fallout, and total anarchy in his quest to get home to his family. Will he make it?

©2016 Cal Wilson (P)2017 Cal Wilson

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    Kevan 05-10-17
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    "E.M.P. Bombs"

    Absolutely the worst narrative ever! Hard to tell if the book is any good. Hate to bad mouth anyone, but really bad.



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    Amazon Customer 05-10-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Horrible"

    The worst prepper fiction I've listened to, and the narration made it cringe worthy. Listened to the end in case it got better. It didn't!

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    robert 05-04-17
    robert 05-04-17
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    "Awkward dialogue & narration"

    Finally it's over!...I almost didn't finish the book. The flow off the story is awkward. The narration and dialogue are often awkward...childlike. The "Hero" is below average...making stupid mistakes over and over. Even in the end after multiple ambushes he fails to keep his weapons readily available nor does he know if they're even loaded.

    Kudos to the forward...the author is better at non-fiction.

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    Becki Rosane 04-30-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Story good....voice not good."

    The story was good, but the narration was very irritating. Could not wait until it was done so I didn't have to listen to him anymore!

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    Sandy Baker City, OR, United States 04-20-17
    Sandy Baker City, OR, United States 04-20-17 Member Since 2014
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    "TOO PREACHY!"

    The story is OK, but too preachy. I expected a story. What I got was a sermon couched as a story.The narrator is overly dramatic. "They were victims of an" -- dramatic pause -- "EMP!" Yeah, we get it, EMP is very bad. After an EMP people will revert to their native state - most of whom are animals. We should prep for an EMP. Give it a rest and tell the story already!

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    R.Bishop Moose Lake, MN, US 04-19-17
    R.Bishop Moose Lake, MN, US 04-19-17 Member Since 2014

    I have experienced adventures and objectives others have only read about. Perhaps one day my story can be told? Until then, I will listen!

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    "Waste Of A Credit "

    The story was poorly written. The main character who supposedly was a prepper didn't realize for several days in the story that an EMP had occurred! The characters were just like the story...Weak! There were several interactions that were totally unrealistic and the human responses lacked any basis in actual human nature/psychology. It was a difficult book to finish, but I am not a quiter. I have a feeling that the author has little experience in firearms, survival, or human nature in emergency situations. Look elsewhere for adventure and a good story!

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    thomas fort madison, IA, United States 04-21-17
    thomas fort madison, IA, United States 04-21-17 Member Since 2013
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    "plagiarism"

    just read Going Home by A American and one second after by William R Forstchen. The narrator's in these books are better as well as the writing. Maybe a better narrator would helped it, but the book lacks a time line and many explanations, like what in the world would one do with roles of copper wire, and most power lines that I know of are made of aluminum. As well, how dose one make a candle with mineral oil. The character dialogue is really fake and poorly timed. Cal Wilson should stick to writing blogs and informational texts, not intertanment.

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