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Publisher's Summary

The day of retribution is at hand. 

Years before the outbreak, an unexplained illness in the Congo that mimicked different hemorrhagic fevers brought scientists from the CDC to the jungle. Rebels attacked and destroyed all of the data and blood samples before their research was completed. The true nature of the disease remained a secret. 

Months before the outbreak, contractors began to build and secure caches of military equipment and supplies across the US. What was their purpose? 

Days before the outbreak, everything seemed normal. The public had no idea that terrorist forces planned to unleash a literal hell upon the earth. The US and British intelligence community knew, and sent a covert team to North Korea to try to stop the extinction event before it began. This is their story. 

The Days Before is the prequel to the best-selling Five Roads to Texas series written by W.J. Lundy, Rich Baker, Joseph Hansen, Allen Gamboa, AJ Powers, Brian Parker, and JL Bourne. Find out how it all began.

©2019 Brian Parker (P)2019 Brian Parker

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Little boring

Too much character background segments and there would be jumping between them and felt a bit disjointed at times.

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its book 8 so you already know its pretty good.

yep a good series only one more book togo but very enjoyable so far.i do recommend

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thrilling

the whole 5 roads series is awesome! I seriously recommend reading them. you won't be sorry.

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Fantastic Prequel

I highly recommend this book BEFORE reading the ones that actually came before it if you can.

The story is very well written and there is enough character development to make you want to see what happens to them.

There is some military and some civilian action but just enough of both to make it more than exciting!

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Excellent book

This was the first book that I'd listened to by this author. So hopefully the rest of his books are this good. Very good narration.

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Great Start

Great start to what sounds like a great series. "I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review."

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great story ..very well read ..great job Andrew.

narrator did an exilent job ..I like his style ..looking forward to more from Andrew Wehrlen.

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I love a great prequel.

The Days Before - A Prequel. .
A great story that ties up some pre history of events and characters. As a prequel you need to have read book 1 in the Five Roads to Texas series.
Gripping and fast paced. This is part of the best post apocalypse series around.
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Fast paced action packed sequel to the main series

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I enjoyed this story - was glad to see its a prequel book to the main series, which I haven't read yet. Now I will have an origin story when I go to read Five Roads to Texas. This was a fast-paced and short book, but I enjoyed the ride. Some of the characters were forgettable, but the MC and his would-be fling were interesting enough. The prequel definitely has my interest peaked for the main series, and I would suggest reading this first before the main series.

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  • 09-07-19

Time Out for North Korea!

This is the prequel to the Five Roads to Texas Series; i.e., how it all began. Back in the day, CDC scientists in the Congo were researching a virus which caused hemorrhagic fevers, but rebels destroyed the site along with all the data and blood samples scientists had been collecting. Fast forward to today; the United States is aware of North Korea working on a virus in underground facilities. Through escaped prisoners and defectors, U.S. Intelligence learned that North Korea was testing this virus on captured villagers. In a bid to teach North Korea a lesson, U.S. military contractors were secretly sent to the facility to destroy it, everything, and everyone within. This is the account of what they found. I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

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  • Helen
  • 04-25-20

Wonderful book

I Enjoyed this audio book very much from start to finish great story line too

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  • deafmick
  • 01-25-20


Got to give this audio book 5 out of 5 I hope there is a lot more to come

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  • 10-03-19

Although a prequel you could start with this book

I've enjoyed every moment of this book and how it progressed forward to the original five roads series and how it all started. Seriously would recommend

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  • Mick J
  • 09-08-19

Awesomeness

Great to read some of the back story's......
as ever a great read, just gotta wait for the next 5 roads book to land..... did I mention I hate waiting 😁😁