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Zombie Road Audiobook

Zombie Road: Convoy of Carnage

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Publisher's Summary

The people that killed the world were fiendishly clever.

After decades of planning, the contagion was unleashed, and overnight hundreds of millions died and came back as rampaging, undead monsters. The living that had been lucky enough to survive the first day of carnage, lucky enough to be in the right place, and lucky enough that some of them had the skills to survive soon found out there was much more to worry about than just zombies.

In the high desert on the outskirts of Reno, there is an old truck stop frequented by a mix of hard caliber truckers, day tourists, musicians, and travelers. They have survived the chaotic first hours of contact with the undead and now must make their way across the country to a location they believe is safe. Zombies are only the beginning of their troubles as they try to cover the thousands of miles of open road with their hastily armored 18-wheelers. Gunny, a long haul trucker doing one of the few jobs available to him as a disgraced soldier, is unwillingly saddled with the job of getting these survivors to the safe zone. With a motley crew of truck drivers, college kids, veterans, a drug dealer, and a rock star, they are racing the clock to make it before time runs out. The last text he had received from his wife before the cell towers went down told him she was trapped in a high-rise in downtown Atlanta and their son was in detention, stranded in the basement of the school he attended. Gunny just wanted to drop the hammer, steal some guns, and blast his way in to rescue them, but duty called. He had to get these people to safety first, then he could recruit the best of this crew to help him save his family. If they survived the journey.

©2017 David Rine (P)2017 David Rine

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    ANGIE 04-15-17
    ANGIE 04-15-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Not Your Typical Military/Zombie Apocalypse Book"

    This was an excellent listen! It had the military and zombies, was it's not your typical military vs. zombies apocalypse book. The military guys are retired truck drivers. It's a pretty good book! Much better than most zombie books. It doesn't have an ending. So you'll have to listen to book 2 when it comes out, which I will definitely be doing. I'm anxious to see how the teenagers are doing.
    The narrator also did a great job. 5 stars all around!

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    The Zombie Specialist Secret Fortress 06-13-17
    The Zombie Specialist Secret Fortress 06-13-17 Member Since 2016

    The world's fastest fatman specialising in reviewing new and or unreviewed zombie titles see more at audiblereviews dot org

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    "Yes mindless fun strikes again!"

    First up... This one is brilliant! I loved it! A return to good old fashioned zombie story. I reckon if this one was narrated by someone like RC Bray it would already be a big hit! Please don't take that as a slight against the narrator Eric A Shelman because Eric did an great job. It is just seems so rare these days to find a good zombie title without it being narrated by one of the big three narrators. 

    This story has all the elements in a zombie title I like; Big Trucks with plough type attachments, fast zombies, gun carrying veterans who are on the edge. Wrapped up with just the right amount of humour and tension! In fact I have claimed one of the one liners from this story as my own.

    I really hope that there is going to be more in the series, because it was just starting to introduce a deeper element into the story with the epilogue. So please do yourself a favour and listen to the epilogue as well. 

    This title is is over 9 and half hours long so it is good value, even if you have to speed the narration up a tad.

    I will most definitely be buying the second if there is a second in the series. In fact I would even pre order it... that is saying a lot for a cheap person like me!

    I was really looking for a new zombie series to fill the gap now that 'Arisen" series seems to have finished, and that no more Mountain Man will be forth coming. This one in my mind is going to go alongside the other titles which have given me the ability to forget the chaos and drag that life can sometimes bring. It is up there with Z-Burbia and The Undead.

    A word of warning peeps, some of the reviews on this title give away a little too much information.

    In summary; this fatman is rocking from foot to foot with fat jiggling while holding up two thumbs with a huge smile, saying Heeeeeeeeeey

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    Karina Love2Read 03-15-17
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    "Eric A. Shelman nails it!"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Zombie Road to be better than the print version?

    No! But it complements it and brings the characters to life with the different voices.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Gunny is my favourite. I love his commitment to his fellow war vet's, truck drivers and family.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    The scene with Long Dawg, when he does his thing with the gun! Awesome!


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Vet's v Zombies!


    Any additional comments?

    This is one of the best Zombie books I've read, it is a MUST READ!

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    cdtgra11 07-18-17
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    "loved it"

    great book. loved the characters. can't wait to read /hear book 2. if you like zombies, you will want to read this story. narrator voices added so much to the characters.

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    Jeffrey 07-06-17
    Jeffrey 07-06-17 Member Since 2016
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    "good book"

    really enjoyed listening to this book and looking forward for the next one to come out

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    Kindle Customer 06-21-17 Member Since 2013

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    "Not for the PC crowd"

    This one had a twist to the beginning of the Zombie Apocalypse and is not for he PC crowd of today. It does however make a great storyline. The main and central characters are stranded in a truck stop, most if not all are ex military and when it hits the fan, they jump into action. You have the usual crowd of gun control people but they quickly fall in line with what they must do to survive and it's not pretty. To leave in search of family they devise an ingenious mode of transportation. It's not called Convoy of Carnage for nothing. It is one of the better ZomPoc stories out there and worth moving on to the next. Eric Shelman, one of my favorite indie authors was fantastic in his narration of the story. Looking forward to more ...

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    breanna pueblo, CO, United States 06-14-17
    breanna pueblo, CO, United States 06-14-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Entertaining but.."

    It was entertaining, better than some z books, worse than others, but 7/10. The twist of having truckers away from home was nice. I get the impression the authors understanding of truck drivers and their life and job is limited to what he's seen in convoy.
    Consistency was a bit hard for the author as well. A zombie is fast enough and strong enough to tackle a motorcycle rider doing 100+ mph, but later a teen is able to kill a few dozen while hanging upside down with a sharp stick. Another point that was difficult to believe was how the virus spread. This isnt a book that sweeps you up with it's believability but it is kinda fun and entertaining. I will buy the next when it comes out.

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    Amazon Fan 05-13-17
    Amazon Fan 05-13-17 Member Since 2008
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    "A Long and Winding Road"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    This is a solid piece of writing well worth reading if you are into The Zombie Apocalypse genre.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    I liked Gunny, he seemed to be the one who had his act together.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Zombies, Zombies, and More Zombies.


    Any additional comments?

    My first experience with this author and I am already a fan.

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    Amazon Customer 04-24-17 Member Since 2014
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    "great book !!"

    comes from a little bit different perspective and as a zombie book lover this is exciting! looking forward to the next book in the series!

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    "Good story, start to a series"

    Good story, interesting perspective. I wish I knew it was a start to a series before I got it though. Not a cliffhanger ending, but definitely not over. Narrator is ok, not a lot of variance in his voices, but not terrible. In the end, worth your credit.

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    "WOW!!!"

    This is one of the best zombie books I've had the pleasure to listen to. It's up there with Mountain man and Dead drunk. Great characters and narration and super fast zombies arghhh scary!!!!

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