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  • The Undead: Part 18

  • By: R. R. Haywood
  • Narrated by: Joe Jameson
  • Length: 12 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 17

Reeling from the events of the previous night, the team struggle to cope with the shock and pain. How can you win against something you can't bring yourself to fight? Do they use the nuclear option and risk it all? In the north, Cassie grows bored and pushes Gregori and the Boy on a course of action that will change everything, and the infection evolves into a terrifying opponent, pulling both sides into an ever-darkening game of cat and mouse. New characters hear the call to arms, and questions are answered.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Mr Haywood just gets better and better.

  • By Bev carmody on 18-05-18

Aaaaaaarrrrgggghhh! I NEED THE NEXT ONE!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-05-18

What a fantastic book. It begins with the characters still reeling from the awful events in part 17. And as I was also still in shock it worked really well.
The story takes a couple of new turns that are fascinating and intriguing. We catch up with the boy and Gregory and we meet a group of people who have links to the event itself and the characters we already know. I'm desperate to hear part 19. PLEASE RELEASE IT SOON!

  • The Undead: Part 17

  • By: R. R. Haywood
  • Narrated by: Joe Jameson
  • Length: 16 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 28
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 28

The battle for survival against the Undead continues. Three weeks of highs and lows, and the group are celebrating their victories and nursing their hurts like never before. They head out once more to a world where the threat comes from an altogether different foe, and in their darkest hour so far, the infection might just be their only ally as Marcy finally finds her role in the team. But will Howie accept it? Will it tear them apart? Will they do the right thing?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic!

  • By A. Schmitt Mendes on 16-05-18

Explosive!

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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-05-18

I love this series. The characters are well developed and the stories entertaining. The humour gives great relief from the horror.

Part 17 is intense and emotional. I was moved to tears and was genuinely concerned at many points. The team are faced with something that I don't think many could predict and it shakes them and the listener. Brilliant writing as always. RR Haywood never shies from difficult content and continually finds ways to keep the story fresh and engaging.

Joe Jameson has found his stride narrating this series. His first couple of books were pretty terrible with stereotyped voices that didn't even attempt to sound like those already created by Dan. However, I now enjoy listening to him, mostly.

  • Blood on the Floor

  • By: R. R. Haywood
  • Narrated by: Rachel Hine
  • Length: 14 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 67
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 63
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 63

Twelve days ago a deadly infection spread across the world. Populations have been destroyed. Law and order are gone. Life as it was known has ceased. The infected are now the strongest species, and survival has become brutal. Heather has survived by hiding. Hiding is her thing. People are bad. What others do to survive is no concern of hers. On a mission for supplies, she makes a decision that not only places her in danger but will change everything she ever knew - or believed in....

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Avoid this one

  • By Trixie on 13-08-17

Excellent story

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Reviewed: 15-03-18

I didn't expect to enjoy this story as much as the rest of the undead series because it doesn't follow Howie, Dave and the group. But I was pleasantly surprised. I loved this book. Bloomin' loved it. As always, RR Haywood's characterisations are fabulous and I enjoyed getting to know Heather.

I didn't listen to this before listening to book 16. But already knowing the ending of this story did not detract from it in any way. I can highly recommend this site sorry to The Undead series.

  • The Apocalypse Sacrifice

  • The Undead World, Book 10
  • By: Peter Meredith
  • Narrated by: Basil Sands
  • Length: 21 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 12

With people fleeing the valley in droves and Estes no longer the safe haven it had once been, Neil Martin must make some hard choices. His group has dwindled to 70 homeless refugees who have very little left to survive on. They desperately need to find a place to call home before their many enemies realize how defenseless they truly are. Instead of risking everything on a blind thrust across the Rockies to the Pacific, Neil sends out three picked teams to not only find a safe passage through the mountains but to also find a community that will take them in.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gripping and emotional

  • By Annette Wright on 12-03-18

Gripping and emotional

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-03-18

I don't feel I can say much without revealing things you don't want to know yet. So I'll simply say this,
Sacrifice is an incredible journey with an emotional ending. It's a real roller coaster and my emotions were as volatile as the story. I'd say this is the best of the series because it's so hard hitting. Peter Meredith holds no punches and delivers a story that stays with you. I cannot recommend this book, and in fact the series, highly enough.

  • Convergence

  • A Shrouded World, Book 3
  • By: John O'Brien, Mark Tufo
  • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
  • Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 69
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 68
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 68

Having survived Atlantis, the town of Indian Hill beckons. As Mike and Trip make their way toward Indian Hill and are in search of some much needed answers, Jack is fast on their heels. It is a dangerous journey fraught with all manner of creatures. Zombies, Night Runners and the Alien Whistlers do their best to prevent the trio from ever going home again. The Whistlers are constantly roaming the wilds in search of food, the zombies gather in large groups, and the night runners own the night.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Ok. Writing style needs work

  • By paul walukiewicz on 04-04-18

Oooooooooooooohhhh

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 19-12-17

Very exciting third installment. We get to see much more of John (the sober version of Trip) and he's fascinating. It opens up so many questions and possible answers to things in this world and the many others in the Tufo universe. Can't say anymore about the story without giving something away. Listen to it. It's great! And Sean Runnette is a awesome as ever.

  • Odium IV

  • The Dead Saga
  • By: Claire C. Riley
  • Narrated by: Hollie Jackson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3

Mikey is holding true to his promise to Nina, and is doing everything he can to keep the group alive. But when something attacks the threesome in the middle of the night, things begin to take a turn for the worse. Luckily a new group - the N.E.O.s - are on hand to ease Mikey's burden and help fight alongside him. But first he must prove his worth to the leader Aiken and the people that follow him. Within this new group, Mikey begins to find a form of peace that he didn't think was possible after losing Nina, and he discovers his place within this new world.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it!

  • By Annette Wright on 13-12-17

Loved it!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 13-12-17

Been waiting a while for this to be released in audio. It was well worth the wait. I loved it but the cliff hanger is frustrating purely because I'm concerned how long I'll have to wait for the next book to be released in audio. Really hoping it won't be as long.

  • Demon Fallout

  • The Return
  • By: Mark Tufo
  • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
  • Length: 11 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 101
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 97
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 96

Zombies are a nightmare of the past, the Lycan wars are over. Mike feels that he can finally settle down after 200 years of war until he hears an impossible message from beyond. Tommy, his adopted son, is in trouble and there is nothing in Heaven or Hell that will stop Mike from helping him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing

  • By Loki on 28-03-18

A very different Talbot adventure

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-12-17

Demon Fallout is a very different Talbot adventure. Chronologically it follows directly after Lycan Fallout 4 Immortality's Touchstone. Talbot hears a cry for help from his adopted son, Tommy and goes into the underworld to find him. Mark's engaging writing takes us on a journey through hell and through Mike's life and psyche. We're introduced to some great new characters. I loved Bill. And some great old characters too. The usual wry comedy with an unhealthy splash of toilet humour completes the package and I found myself quickly lost in another Talbot adventure.

This book starts to answer some long running questions about Talbot and those he meets along the way. It has far reaching consequences, shocks and revelations.

As ever, Sean Runnette brings Tufo's vivid world alive with his expert narration. I can't wait for Demon Fallout 2!

  • Peripeteia

  • The City Series, Book 2
  • By: Sarah Lyons Fleming
  • Narrated by: Therese Plummer, Luke Daniels
  • Length: 19 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 92
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 88
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 88

Months into the apocalypse, the zombies show no signs of dying, but it's clear everyone in Sunset Park will die without enough food to outlast the undead. Add in the less-than-sociable new neighbors only blocks away, and the hunt for sustenance has come to feel more like a race than a ramble. Sylvie is happy in her new home with the people who've become like family, though she's still working out how to let them into her heart. Eric wants in, and he wants to find his sister, but he can't do both at the same time.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • loved it 👍

  • By Karen on 25-01-18

Great second story

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 27-11-17

I loved the first series and the first book of this series. This second book continues to entertain. I laughed and even cried, and was almost inconsolable at one point! Excellent narration also. Highly recommend.

  • Executed

  • Extracted, Book 2
  • By: R. R. Haywood
  • Narrated by: Carl Prekopp
  • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,300
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,243
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,234

The team of heroes extracted from their timelines to stop the impending apocalypse didn't think they needed a leader. But they've got one anyway. With their mission in tatters, Miri has been called in to steady the ship. And to focus them on their assignment: preventing the end of the world. The problem is, the world doesn't know it's in danger. With governments pursuing them relentlessly, attempting to steal the time-travel device to use for their own ends, the heroes are on the run.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Unputdownable - an absolute must listen

  • By Londongirl on 12-06-17

Brilliant second book

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 27-11-17

Brilliant. Just as good as the first, if not better. Excellent narration again. Loved it!

  • Extracted

  • Extracted, Book 1
  • By: R. R. Haywood
  • Narrated by: Carl Prekopp
  • Length: 12 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,575
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,499
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,492

In 2061 a young scientist invents a time machine to fix a tragedy in his past. But his good intentions turn catastrophic when an early test reveals something unexpected: the end of the world. A desperate plan is formed: recruit three heroes, ordinary humans capable of extraordinary things, and change the future.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • 8 hours of Awesome in a 12 hour audiobook

  • By Bob on 23-03-17

Excellent!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 27-11-17

I loved this book. The characters are fantastic and the play between them is engaging, entertaining and very funny. I wasn't expecting the humour but it breathed life into the story. The story is great and apart from one character's issues dragging on a little, I couldn't fault it.

The narration is first class and completes the experience. Highly recommend this book.