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Publisher's Summary

The sequel series to the best-selling Last Survivors series - the complete series of Ruins audiobooks in one bundle. Includes books one - four, plus a bonus novella The Ruins 2.5!

Danger Lurks in the Ruins

Three survivors travel the ruins of a collapsed society, sifting through the rusted relics of the Ancients' civilization as they search for a better future, hoping to escape the horrors of the past. But among those treasures lurks danger.

And what they discover might be worse than what they left behind.

The complete Ruins series - all in this one, special edition

©2020 Post Script Publishing (P)2020 Post Script Publishing

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One of the best post-apocalyptic series!

This is a continuation of the original series The Last Survivors. I highly recommend listening to that series first so you'll know more about these characters and the world they live in. I've already enjoyed this series before, but this box set includes an all new short story, book 2.5. I couldn't miss out on more of Kirby, Bray, and William! It felt like a nice reunion with old friends/characters. I always enjoy hearing Sean Runnette's narration! Book 2.5 is most definitely a nice addition to the series! Still sad to see this series had ended, but I look forward to more of what T.W. Piperbrook will write in the future!

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Amazing.

When I was looking at the beginning of the original series a review caught my eye about how terrible and nasty the characters were. This person never read past the first few chapters of book 1 in the entire series.

I loved every second of this series and urge anyone thinking about reading it to hurry up and do so. Well written, well performed, satisfying ending that gives you hope for the characters future.

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Pleasant surprise

I had not been attracted to this genre previously but glad I gave the author a chance. The characters continue to build throughout along with the story. Really enjoyed being able to buy as a “boxed set” rather than having to chase after the next book in the series.

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A fantastic story from the first to the last book.

This series is in my opinion a modern classic! It has been one of my favorite world's to sink into and is full of peril and triumph. The audible version is read nearly perfectly. I feel the inflections and tone used for Kirby's voice to be a little too masculine at times though. This could momentarily be distracting. Not enough to tarnish the overall performance. The story encompasses a vast cast of characters, locales, challenges and twists and turns. The characters evolve and I felt myself invested in their outcomes. insurmountable odds are faced and at times overcome but just as many times we lose good characters to the reality of the world that has been imagined so thoroughly. Though I feel myself wanting more. I still find myself thoroughly satisfied with the conclusion.

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WONDERFUL STORY AND NARRATION

I CAN'T HELP BUT THINKING EVERYONE WILL LOVE THIS SERIES. IT CHECKS ALL THE BOXES. EVEN IF YOU DON'T LIKE POST-APOCALYPTIC STORY LINES, I THINK YOU WILL LOVE THE ELEMENTS IN THIS SERIES. I WASN'T ABLE TO GET THE FIRST BOX SET THAT INTRODUCED THESE CHARACTERS (SURVIVORS BY PIPBROOK), BUT I STILL WAS ABLE TO FULLY ENJOY THIS SERIES. I CANNOT SAY ANYMORE EXCEPT...TRY IT YOU'LL LIKE IT!!!!!

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Great Book

I enjoy the whole series. I like that I could by it as a ser.

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Very Good With A Lot Of Twists

Loved the entire series and was very sad when it was over. I find it hard to find a series i enjoy but this one was amazing.

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meh...

Meh, Hodor. Hodor, Hodor Hodor Hodor. "Hodor!" Meh... Hodor. Hodor Hodor Hodor Hodor, Hodor? Hodor.

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Another Great Series

Loved this series just as much as the one before! Truly got involved with the characters. Enjoyed the twists and turns. The ending was very emotional.

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Fantastic

This is my favorite post apocalyptic series so far. I am sure you will enjoy.

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  • Mark Howarth
  • 08-13-20

better than the last survivors

I've read all 6 books the last survivors and loved them but The Ruins is another level I'm just in the middle of book 2 and its just fantastic, when I'm not listening to the audio book I'm thinking about it. I really recommend the last survivors but The Ruins is just fantastic.
Hope fully one day I'll be watching all these characters on TV in a series as it would be a great tv series.

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  • 07-03-20

outstanding

outstanding read and really follows on there journey form The last survivors. up downs highs ans low,s kept me gripped wish there was more.

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  • Hammerhead
  • 06-21-20

Absolute rubbish

I would not recommend this book,it was hours of repetition and boredom. The only good point was that it was guaranteed to send me to sleep.

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  • 09-20-20

with these characters I shared pain loss and hope

it's hard to put into words the pain and loss I felt or even the Hope's and triumphs
each person who listen to this amazing journey will take something special from it as I did I wont say what I took for that is my sacred memory
please if you never listen to anything else please listen to this .
thank you T.W.Piperbrook
thank you Sean Runnette

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  • Neen
  • 04-08-21

epic

loved it, love the flow and twists, could listen all day. I reccomend it 100%

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  • Wiseoneblue
  • 04-05-21

A good sequel collection

Important to read the first series. This is a good 4 book sequel homing in one 3 main characters from the first series with 2 key adventures.

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  • C
  • 04-02-21

Just Brilliant

this amazing collection of books got me through the second lockdown of the pandemic. I got totally lost in a dystopian world with very real characters.

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  • 04-01-21

fantastic

omg I just loved this whole story I've listened to.it now 4 times and each time I love it more I really never listen to anything except by s king and I love James herbert I I love these stories so please do some more just even 1 more so we can see what William and Bray and kirby and all the rest end up living please just love your stories, x

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  • The Reader and Listener
  • 02-25-21

Yet again excellent

the story, I have followed since the first book in the series, it is gripping, immersive and you build relationships with the characters, however Sean Runnette, well he is one of the best if not the best narrator, loved it

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  • scotsquill
  • 11-23-20

Superb story

The realism and struggle in the lives of all characters encouraged me to read all books

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  • Rishi
  • 12-19-20

Simple and amazing

Amazing characters, exquisite story and just mesmerisng fictional world . Loved every chapter and minute of it.

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  • MM
  • 11-29-20

A wonderful escape

A very enjoyable escape. Fast paced and well written story. Not particularly complex and not pretentious as some writers tend to be, easy to follow a listen to. Sometimes I like that, and don't want something overly deep and meaningful.
Sean Runnette is his usual superb self, with excellent voices for the characters and generally an outstanding performance.
I highly recommend this series, but make sure you read or listen to "Last Survivors " series first.

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  • David
  • 11-15-20

Interesting storyline that drags you in.

Interesting storyline and it was great to find out what happened to Bray, William & Kirby.

Felt that the last two to three hours dragged on a little too long.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-30-20

I really enjoyed it

I really enjoyed the story and became very attached to the characters. Will read more by the author.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-14-20

One of the best Apocalyptic tales

Loved the story, all the main characters where great including the despicable ones.
The Narrator was great also really sold the story.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-15-20

have they found their castle???

the short back and forth between characters in each chapter helped to flow through the events. crude imagery of a desperate time helped in story immersion. I'm a big fan of this book series and hope the story is revisited... from the beginning maybe, jangos story???

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  • Anonymous User
  • 07-16-20

worth every penny

I enjoyed this book very much and feel confident in recommend ING it to all