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Genesis: Arisen, Book 0.5
- By: Michael Stephen Fuchs
- Narrated by: R. C. Bray
- Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
Tucked away in a high-tech Tactical Operations Center, inside an isolated safehouse in the Horn of Africa, sits Agency analyst Zack Altringham. He is Kenyan-born, Princeton-educated, badly burnt-out - and condemned by his language and cultural skills to a lifetime of fighting America's shadow counter-terror wars.
Good prequel, read it any time!
- By Simon on 23-07-15
Future Zombie Film Right Here!
Listened to this after the first 3 and it is just as good. A good precursor and glimpse into the future books.
As usual R.C. Bray delivered it spectacularly and the writing by Fuchs is scarily believable in how the virus came to be. I also became invested in the people (like in the first 3), and remember whispering "oh s**t" at a particular point (sorry don't want to spoil it).
Having been influenced heavily by the military in my youth, the subtle humour is also very good, but may go over some people's head.
After lstening to the 4 books available, I have pre ordered the next 3 without hesitation. I need to know what happens! That alone makes it a good book. But coupled with the writing, humour and scary possible realism of it, it has quickly become one of my favourite series.
Long may it continue.
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