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Day of Reckoning

A Post-Apocalyptic Pandemic Thriller
Narrated by: Joseph Morton
Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
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From G. Michael Hopf, the acclaimed apocalyptic and best-selling author of The New World series, is back with an exciting new and dark apocalyptic novel, Day Of Reckoning.

The day started like any other, but it ended with the human race fighting for its very existence.

It was:

A day of sorrow.

A day of sacrifice.

A day of death.

A day of reckoning.

©2017 G. Michael Hopf (P)2017 G. Michael Hopf

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great read loved it!!

great story line with some good twists and turns. couldn't put it down so finished it quicker than I wanted too! found an error which is a suprise with Hopf where the reporter stamped on his phone being wise so he wasn't followed but 48 hours later put his phone on charge in his flat back in France. slight irritation with that not being spotted by editors but other than that I loved it and can't wait for book 2.

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  • Christian South
  • 23-08-17

great story in the makes

great new story line in the works, cant wait until more books are finished and released.

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  • RJ
  • 17-12-17

Pulled from today's headline news.

Not your usual terrorism apocalyptic fare! There is much background information and conversation before the meat of the story makes an appearance. There is little character development so you don’t get to know, like or dislike them. All is not lost though. The story is interesting and especially significant since it roughly follows today’s headline events. I like the less-than-usual way the story develops, I only wish it had moved along a bit quicker. The narration is very good, which helps enormously in the delivery.

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  • Bhukarin
  • 22-08-17

The Beginning of something Great.

As usual G. Michael Hopf delivers,a new take on the modern world and the many threats faced.
he builds up the story with an Arsenal of characters and a solid plot.the action is well paced and I listened to the book in 24 hours.
looking forward to the story continuing. a very timely read.

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  • robc
  • 18-06-20

Not what I expected, but great none the less

It's always a pleasant surprise when a book unfolds in a totally different way than I expected yet still ends up being a great read. This is not your typical pandemic book where the virus consumes the world quickly and the remaining story revolves around people trying to survive. The terrorism story line unfolded in a non-conventional way that kept me hanging all the way to the end of the book. Without giving anything away, I will say that the meaning of "reckoning" as described at the end of the book is dead accurate.

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  • Hard Knocks
  • 14-06-20

Ride

Damn, this was a Great Ride. Being set in the local area helped push me to Listen more, faster, faster. Thank you Mr. Hopf for a great story.

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  • Amy Wollenhaupt
  • 01-10-17

This was a winner

This book was great. It was almost two books in one. I can not wait to see if there is a sequel.

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  • Russell Austin Arenz III
  • 22-09-17

Sadly it could happen thus way

This book deals primarily with the discord within the U.S. leaving the world vulnerable. it is a bit frustrating as the end of society does not begin until the end of the book (which is sad in itself that it is disappointing to those of us that like a zombie story).

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  • omar conger
  • 31-08-17

Not bad, not great

Would you try another book from G. Michael Hopf and/or Joseph Morton?

I am a fan of Hopf's work, but i cant say so much for Joseph Morton.

Would you recommend Day of Reckoning to your friends? Why or why not?

Maybe, it wouldnt be the first book recommendation i would give.

What aspect of Joseph Morton’s performance would you have changed?

Joseph Morton is not a horrible narrator, but he also isnt really good. He sort of reminds me of listening to "Grandpa's stories" kind of thing. He has very little voice flexuation, but he is able to make slight little changes from character to character, but he runs out of distinguishable character voices quickly.

If this book were a movie would you go see it?

No.

Any additional comments?

I generally enjoy Hopf's work, but I think the narrator left me cringing on this one. This PA story twists the modern day terror treat with a unique perspective on a mutant/zombie bio threat. Joseph Morton has a limited scope of voice manipulation and I've listen to many other books he has narrated. There were a number of moments that I got tired of listening to Morton, but the story itself kept me engaged. There are roughly 4 or 5 separate character story lines to follow in this book and for the most part its pretty easy to track. Hopf writes the book as both a solo novel and also leaves plenty of room to write a sequel or start another series. If he changes the narrator, I might stick with it.

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  • Kevin
  • 25-08-17

fantastic

loved it must read if you love suspense and thriller stories. keeps you on the edge of your seat!

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  • joseph bridges
  • 21-10-20

couldn't take the narrator

story may be good, I don't know, I made it about 15 minutes into it. The narrator was un-bearable. Monotone and seemed like the paragraphs were one long run on sentence