What Dr. Brianna Lewis doesn't count on is a group of terrorists blowing up all the entrances to the building and taking her and a select few others hostage....
This omnibus edition contains Survival (book 1) and Humanity (book 2) of the After It Happened series....
Lisa Reynolds returned to the police on the same day of the Z-poc's arrival. Overnight the world goes from bad to worse as thousands die in the initial onslaught....
The United States of America is falling before the armies of the dead. Leading the sole survivors of the US Army's 10th Mountain Division out of the overrun city of New York....
After a contagion engulfs humanity, zombies rise to feast on the survivors, and they are not the worst monsters to come from this plague. But there is hope: Christian Hunt is immune....
The fall of mankind begins with just one man, a man who sells his soul piece by piece. Perhaps he does it with the purest of intentions or perhaps he does it because he's a greedy, evil son of a....
Rise of the Dead is a zombie novel with a lot of guts that aims for the brain, blending literary fiction with post-apocalyptic thrills....
Coral survives deep in a cave but emerges days later to find the world transformed, with blackened trees, an ash-filled sky, and no living creatures stirring - except for her....
Fourteen-year-old Greg Dixon is living a nightmare. Attending boarding school outside of Boston, he is separated from his family when a pandemic strikes. His classmates and teachers are dead....
What would happen if a viral agent was released on American soil? How would local agencies react? How would the military respond? What if it was one of their own....
Millions died when the Enillo Virus swept the earth. Millions more were lost when the victims of the plague refused to stay dead, instead rising to slaughter and feed on those left alive....
In a single moment, everything changes Hundreds of thousands of people suddenly collapse, leaving their friends and loved ones behind, terrified and confused. Moments later, the fallen rise....
Sylvie has the loner thing down pat, with the exception of her best friend, Grace. But when the two are trapped in a hospital during the last gasp of a dying city, alone time is no longer an option....
Lauren Russell often wondered why her father had been so adamant about teaching her skills that most other fathers wouldn't even consider teaching their daughters....
Greed, terrorism, and simple bad luck conspire to bring mankind to its knees as a viral infection spreads out of control, reducing those infected to undead horrors that feed upon the rest...
The world has fallen to a enemy beyond reason or mercy. With no remorse they rend the planet with tooth and nail. One man stands against the scourge of death that consumes all....
For dinosaurs, it was a big rock. For humans: Coronal Mass Ejection (CME). When the Earth is hit by the greatest CME in recorded history (several times larger than the Carrington Event of 1859), the combined societies of the planet's most developed nations struggle to adapt to a life thrust back into the Dark Ages....
As a prepper, Grayson Rowan was prepared for almost anything...anything other than being totally alone when the sh*t hits the fan....
The Alpha Plague series is a postapocalyptic action thriller.
Rhys is an average guy who works an average job in Summit City - a purpose-built government complex on the outskirts of London. The Alpha Tower stands in the center of the city. An enigma, nobody knows what happens behind its dark glass.
Rhys is about to find out.
At ground zero, and with chaos spilling out into the street, Rhys has the slightest of head starts. If he can remain ahead of the pandemonium, then maybe he can get to his loved ones before the plague does.
Equipped with nothing but a baseball bat and his wits, Rhys enters Summit City for a second time. His son wants his mummy, and Rhys is the only one who can save her. If he can get to the Alpha Tower, he can release the shutters on all of the buildings in the city. Maybe then he can get his ex-wife and best friend out of there.
But opening the shutters will release chaos into the already wild streets.
The only advantage Rhys has over the thousands of other people who will be fighting for their lives is that he understands what he's up against. Hopefully that knowledge will be the difference between life and death.
To make matters worse, an order to incinerate the city has been switched on. In five hours' time, the complex will burn to a crisp.
To give his son what he needs, Rhys has to risk everything. But there is no stronger love in his life than that which he feels for his boy.
One final deep breath, and Rhys reenters hell.
After having found and successfully rescued his ex-wife from the diseased Summit City, Rhys drags himself to where he should be meeting his son and discovers he isn't there.
Armed with nothing but hope, Rhys and his ex-wife set off on what they believe to be their boy's trail. With just enough breadcrumbs to keep them going, they follow the path of their son and his protector in a race against both the spread of the Alpha Plague and a crazed psychopath hell-bent on their destruction.
If a story of a father who would run into a zombie infected city for his ex-wife who hates him is the type of zombie novel you enjoy, then this book is for you. The narrator is great but the overall quality of the book was absolutely not for me.
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I took a chance on this even though it had a low number of reviews. I am so glad I did! I blazed through all 5 available books in this series and I really hope there will be more. The story is fantastic, and the characters are flawed and wonderful. And the narration is **masterful**. Looking forward to book 6!!
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Any additional comments?
I was hopeful based on reviews that this book would be of interest. Two hours in and I just had to walk away. The story was there, a zombie apocalypse set in the future. It was the sophomoric interactions with women, the extended descriptions of parking a car and other parts that seem more designed to take up space than to enhance the story that finally convinced me that the dialogue would just continue to aggravate me.
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Kinda sappy thought it was entertaining
Story was predictable but funnyish
Not on the top of my zombie books
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I'm a big fan of zombie apocalypse stories but this one was just painful to listen to. The performance was fine but the characters stunk. There wasn't much along the lines of survival skills... Just a lot of running around and whining for waaaaaay too many hours. There wasn't too terribly much in terms of original content, humor, or interesting interaction. Total waste of time. Best part of the story was the end... Not that it was a great ending - just that the misery of listening to this book was over.
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Where does The Alpha Plague, Books 1-3 rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?
For this type of book, the Apocalyptic, Dystopian Scenario - This is one of the better series I have read. It is fast paced, non-stop action. If you have watched World War Z the movie, and wondered what it would have been like to be on the ground when the plague broke, then this is the story for you.
Who was your favorite character and why?
Vicki is easily the character of this series. She is an incredibly strong female character which is always great to see, especially in this type of genre. Her dialogue is always highly amusing, and she has some of the best comments of the entire series. <br/>She is also one of the major characters, involved with each of the other major characters and most of the minor characters. She also has an interesting back story. <br/>Whereas some of the other characters can be a bit annoying in some circumstances, or even frustrating, and some are physically weak, Vicki is the true hero of this story and just an awesome character.
Which scene was your favorite?
There was no specific scene that was a favourite.<br/>The Alpha Plague series is a multi-faceted story of pure determination, strength of family and friendship, the failure of Government, and the manipulation of those in power to create incredible evil in the form of a biological weapon. <br/>There are some wonderful scenes that cover the sheer stupidity of humanity and should be nominations for Darwin Awards that give the series some moments of levity amongst of bits of thrilling action, and terrifying moments for our main characters.
Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?
I don't have a specific point in the book that 'moved' me as such, there are several points in the book that are very moving between the main characters, especially around Flynn. There are incredibly serious moments after near escapes for each of the main characters. <br/>This is an edge of the seat book in which the characters are running for their lives most of the time, with thrilling near death escapes and some touching moments as a result. <br/>The character writing is exceptional and one of the highlights of the series.<br/>The narration gives real depth to the characters as well, Abano does a wonderful job of bringing Robertson's characters to life.
Any additional comments?
Abano is brilliant as the narrator of this series, providing wonderful variation for each of the voices as well as all of the appropriate expressions at the right time. Robertson provides an outstanding story that is the equal of anything in the genre, and Abano has provided exceptional Narration making this the Post-Apocalyptic Series to listen to.
Writing was sophomoric and story full of holes. This one was a struggle to get through and made me wonder how it got published in the first place. I say skip it.
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Wasn't sure about this book at first. It was advised to me by my girlfriend, but after reading the reviews, I was a bit hesitant, but I took a chance and I really enjoyed it.
I do understand some of the poor reviews, this book won't be for everyone, and some of the writing doesn't fit well with the characters, and the narrator also doesn't fit some of the characters and how they'd speak.
But, overall, I really enjoyed this book. It's a great zombie read with some really tense sections and some great twists.
Thought it was a very poor .Will not be listening to book four.leave it alone!
I have read the books already, but could not resist the chance to listen to them.
Wonderful narration. Story still had me on tender hooks. Had to stop what I was doing in some parts of the book.
Highly recommend. If you have not read books by Michael Roberston before, get ready to hang onto the seat of your pants. It's a fast ride.
The author seems to be writing what ever he can think off... the story is all over the place and he just make up what ever. I got tired of listening on the second and third part starts I had enough. although a complement to the narrator, he gives a life to the story. great job to the narrator.