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What's Left of My World Audiobook

What's Left of My World: A Story of a Family's Survival

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Publisher's Summary

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. Ever since she was little, she had been taught how to live and survive outdoors, and how to use firearms to protect herself and those around her. Some of the training had been a bit extreme. Or had it been?

Many of her questions were answered the day the world as she knew it ended. Now, the skills she had been taught serve an essential purpose. They keep her and those she cares about alive.

Even in the sparsely-populated mountains of West Virginia, where she and her family have been forced to relocate for their safety after the collapse, peril lurks around every corner. Normal life has taken on a whole new meaning for Lauren, her family, and the community they have become a part of. In this different world, the new status quo is self-preservation. There is no more middle ground. People either live, or they die.

Lauren's father didn't make it home on the day the world changed forever, and she misses him more than anything. Now, in What's Left of My World, she and her family must learn to endure life's horrors - without him.

©2016 C.A.Rudolph (P)2017 C.A.Rudolph

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    TinkerMel 04-18-17
    TinkerMel 04-18-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Lets all hope this NEVER happens."

    I am a big fan Love End of the world books, you know zombie apocalypse, EMP stories etc..
    I will warn you this is not like any other books in this genre. This book is definitely not for the faint hearted. Though violence is to be expected in these types of books this one has the added violence. Some actually made me cringe that people could be like that, or act like that. This is definitely a story worth reading.
    I would've given the story five stars, but I'm not a big fan of people jumping back and forth from the past to the present it could be a tad bit confusing. I understand why it happened but not a fan of to much of it. Things didn't really get wrapped up so I am waiting for book two, I think this was a start to a great series
    I was voluntarily provided this free review copy audiobook by the author, narrator, or publisher.

    18 of 20 people found this review helpful
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    Pastor Bill Haile Sr. Author. Arkansas 06-13-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Good storyline,"

    A compelling story of a very possible future for us. may we be found prepared and ready for the future. well performed and narrated. I very much enjoyed listening.

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Tish 06-08-17
    Tish 06-08-17
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    "Great read"

    Not only is the story very well written but the narrator is awesome as always. The story had some good points to take note of for those of us interested in such. As for Kevin Pierce he has never steered me wrong.

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 05-18-17 Member Since 2014
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    "that's how it's going to be"

    I listen to audiobooks exclusively in the car. I found myself making trips to the store that I didn't need to just to listen to the book.

    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    Adam 05-16-17
    Adam 05-16-17
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    "Foul-mouthed teen heroine prepped and ready for the apocalypse"

    This was a good(ish) story with some well developed characters in some intriguing situations. I got this title mainly because of the narrator who has told me some of my favorite stories ever. And he never fails to deliver an outstanding performance.

    I was somewhat put off by the language of the main character and the gruesome details of certain villainous men's depravity, but these may not bother some people who expect no less from this genre.

    It was an interesting listen. Kevin Pierce delivers again!

    I was voluntarily provided this free review copy audiobook by the author, narrator, or publisher.

    10 of 13 people found this review helpful
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    kort 06-13-17
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    "really gets you thinking"

    slow to start because there are a lot of characters. after a while you get to know everyone. it really makes you think that anything could happen at anytime.

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    "Great new series"

    I love narration by Kevin Pierce! I'll be waiting for the next book in the series.

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    The Chief 06-03-17
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    "good read"

    I can't wait for the next book to come out. good storey and naration I can't wait to see what happens next.

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    George South Texas 05-30-17
    George South Texas 05-30-17 Member Since 2014
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    "Really good read!"

    Well thought out and executed. It seems very realistic and I am looking forward to the next book.

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    Amazon Customer Georgia, USA 05-26-17
    Amazon Customer Georgia, USA 05-26-17 Member Since 2014
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    "Outstanding book"

    This is one of the best apocalypse type books I've read in a long time. The action was great and the characters were easy to understand. There were unexpected twists and turns that kept me on the edge of my seat. Based on the epilogue the second book could be better than the first!!

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  • Amy
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    ".Post apocalypse anarchy"
    Would you listen to What's Left of My World again? Why?

    Yes I absolutely would! and hopefully The next book as I really want to hear more about Lauren,her,friends/family and this fabulously constructed Post-Apocalyptic world that they live in.


    What did you like best about this story?

    I really liked the layout of the story .I thought it was very cleverly crafted with the flash backs and then the full tale in the epilogue .It was sort of like an end of the world movie in your mind.And Lauren ah God that girl, such an amazing character. Also C. A. Rudolph doesn't seem to follow in anyone else's footsteps. I read/listen to so much, that to me, that is a tremendous advantage and wonderfully refreshing for this genre.I honestly had a day after reading this where I wanted to go build and stock a bunker,I wish I was joking but it is that intense and the situation these people find them selves in is not one I would fair well in..Brave people will walk this path . If you Like books in an end of the world scenario Then I'm confident in saying you will like this book.


    Have you listened to any of Kevin Pierce’s other performances? How does this one compare?

    Kevin Pierce kept me gripped and invested.I haven't listened to any of his previous work but now I think I will seek it out. He was the perfect choice for this book I believe.


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

    I did,I didn't realize it but I did.Its gripping and we become so emotionally invested in Lauren and her troop of survivors its all but impossible to stop listening.


    Any additional comments?

    I was voluntarily provided this review copy audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher and/or narrator. As always This review is my honest opinion.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • kanundra
    5/28/17
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    "Great listen to a new PA novel"

    Slowly but surely catching up on reviewing! :)

    This was a bit of a no-brainer when I saw it in ABB, so I asked to review. Kevin Pierce does a great job with the PA type/end of world stories, and this was no different. Excellent performance, and great characters voices.

    Now onto the story, there was a lot of swearing. Which in some circumstances I think it was pretty spot on. I think a lot of the time, I'd be swearing to, and the

    Because the storyline is so intense, it covers so many hard to imagine situations, that a young family and woman (Lauren whom I adored btw) might find herself in, this was tactfully done, though hard to listen to. We can only hope and pray that this never happens in our world. Because these books, the preppers and the people that are ready will truly be the only ones who survive, and the rest of us, just don't have a chance. It makes you want to be a prepper, to be ready, but the what if's are endless aren't they.

    I know there's some set up for more books, so maybe this isn't the end of this series. I'd defo like to see and watch as these people survive and learn more about them.

    Thank you for the listen and I really hope there's more.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Ria
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    "Not a bad book."
    What did you like most about What's Left of My World?

    A slightly different take on the EOTW type. (No zombies). On the whole I enjoyed it.


    What did you like best about this story?

    A fairly large and interesting range of people. Unlike some of this type, not over loaded with gun descriptions.


    Have you listened to any of Kevin Pierce’s other performances? How does this one compare?

    Quite a few. He has a good voice for the SHTF type of story


    Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Not really


    Any additional comments?

    My main gripe is that the book starts about a year after the collapse. So you have a lot of flashbacks. And there is no indication as to what the collapse is, untill much later in the book. The epiloge is just the collapse with nothing else.
    But on the whole I did enjoy it. And will get the next in the series.
    This audiobook was provided through AudioBook Boom free of charge, and without obligation.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • alexandra cruxon
    4/17/17
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    "Dystopian/Post-Apocalyptic series."

    I was voluntarily provided this free review copy audiobook by the author, narrator, or publisher. Thank you An amazing story set mostly around A character named Lauren and her family and friends living after an EMP. The characters are believable and very likable keeping the reader rooting for their well being and their safety! The book jumps from past to present day telling you the story of how Lauren got to be the way she is. Recommend to anyone who enjoys dystopian/Post-Apocalyptic books. The narration is done very well by Kevin Pierce.I have found a new author to add to list of favourite authors list.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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