Switched On

The Borrowed World Series, Book 6
Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
Series: The Borrowed World, Book 6
Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
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Publisher's Summary

It's been around nine long months since the United States spiraled into chaos due to a cascading systems failure. The die-off everyone predicted has begun and after a hard winter nearly every other house sits empty with the owners dead or unaccounted for. Lately the power has flickered on and off a few times, raising hopes that power restoration is coming soon.

But how do you put the genie back in the bottle? Violence is everywhere. Disease is rampant. Hundreds of thousands are dead. Insurance can never pay for the damage and loss that has occurred. The economy will take years to restore, if it can be restored at all.

From the recesses of a fractured government comes a plan to restore order and rescue what remains of the population. The first step comes with restoring power. But what if having access to electricity came at such a price that many - like Jim Powell, his friends, and his neighbors - would rather face a future in the dark.

©2018 James Franklin Horton (P)2018 James Franklin Horton

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Liked Book 6, didn't love it

This book was good, but it seemed too clinical. It was kind of a step by step directions how to kick butt and take names later. I will still wait with excitement for book 7. And there's plenty of action, heartwarming scenes, too; but this one's not my favorite in the series.

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<br />best series for end of the world books

Franklin Hortons books are my favorite prepper books. always eager to read the next one.

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AMAZING AS ALWAYS!!! CANT WAIT FOR THE NEXT ONE!!!

Oh Woooooooooooow! Where to even begin..this one made me cuss, cry and cheer!! Jim is one bad M-F baby!!! The group encounters some really rough situations, and it is a shame when your own government turns against you! As Always the story draws you in, and you cant stop listening...Kevin and Franklin are the perfect team...and I recommend this series to everyone I know, who likes this genre...Soooo good!! Just add it to your cart now and thank me later!!!!


HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS ENTIRE SERIES, AND EVERYTHING HORTON WRITES!!!! 2 HUGE THUMBS UP!!!!!

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great addition

this was a great addition to the series. I'm eager to see where the author takes this one next. (Spoiler alert) however I hate to see good characters leave the story.

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5 Star all around

Franklin Horton has done it again! This book will not disappoint. The only negative for me personally was the loss of one of my favorite Tribe members RIP
Kevin Pierce... ohh that voice, LOVE IT!

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Never let's you down

The series is spectacular. Lots of twists, turns, and descriptive details. Horton does a great job in his work. Kevin Pierce is absolutely perfect for narration of any kind, especially of a series like this. Pierce could read ingredients off the back of cleaning supplies and could still manage to make it enthralling. Love the work guys, keep it up!

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Realistic and Captivating

I have been an avid reader of all of Franklin’s books since the first in this series. Not only does this whole series seem more plausible and realistic than other books in this genre but the story also grips you to the point of not wanting to turn it off.
I’ve read all of his books to date and hope to eventually get signed copies of all his work! Kevin Pierce you are the man! Best narrator ever by a long shot!

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Pretty Good BUT

Pretty Good But it has Flaws and I mean in your face Flaws that will make you think
What The Hell ??

Like - Everyone in the Valley Just happens to have Ham Radios ? Whaaaat ?

Nobody has Electricity Literally , Buuuuttt Everyone has Ham Radios that work without Electricity ??
AND No Ham Radios Could Not Work off of Batteries , They Use Way too much Juice for that Non-sense.

Kevin Pierce is Awesome as Always.

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  • 08-12-18

Deeper look into the big picture

I have loved this series from the start and this book did not disappoint! I enjoyed the usual action, suspense; and well thought-out and well written plot I’ve come to expect from Franklin Horton, as well as getting a better understanding of the big picture of what is going on in the nation. Jim, Gary, and Randy continue to do everything in their power to protect their families and friends. However, those in the valley are facing two bad options and must select the one they can live with, figuratively and hopefully, literally. With danger knocking on their door, not everyone can make it through alive.

Kevin Pierce is an additional force pulling us into the story. His voice is just so realistic, with emotions behind his words, the inflections he uses and the pacing. He is able to lull me into a relaxed state, put me on the seat of my chair in suspense or burst out laughing along with him. I highly recommend both this book and the series from Mr. Horton, as well as the narrator, Mr. Pierce.

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hooked

can not wait for more from this author. the story keeps you coming back for more.

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  • Thj Williamson
  • 10-25-18

book 6 waiting for 7

Great story well written well told exelent
story line waiting now to see what happens with the power an black ops guys

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  • Mathew Greenaway
  • 09-24-18

Great follow up

I just love this series of books. I listened to this over a month ago now so am reviewing a little blindly as it were but the story just continues on from the original book. Can't wait for the next one. Not my usual genre, but I got in to this after listening to One Second After by William R Forstchen. Would like to hear a good UK equivalent.

Narration as always is good from Kevin Pierce - really makes me feel all the characters.

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  • David Ellis
  • 09-21-18

Never cried before.

In any book I’ve ever read or listened to, I’ve never cried before. I did in this. It’s so well written yet again and narrated perfectly, I couldn’t help myself.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-14-18

Great book yet again.

I love this book, kevin pierce the narrator brings Franklin Horton's story to life. I can't wait for book 7.

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  • Linda
  • 05-03-20

Recommended

A thoroughly absorbing book, as I've come to expect from this series. Perhaps not quite as good as some of the preceding books but to be fair the bar was set very high!

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  • Tristan Davis
  • 01-23-20

amazing storytelling as always

great storylines and performance, make sure you read all 3 of the intertwined series in Franklin Hortons books

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  • sarah MacHattie
  • 10-29-19

impeccable in every aspect

couldnt put this down but that is usually the case with this author. The voice over is also a favourite of mine that always reads for this author and has the prefect voice and performance as usual. loved this book and am clambering on to the next without pause.