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First Light

An EMP Survival Novel: Enter Darkness, Book 5
Narrated by: Andrew B. Wehrlen
Length: 4 hrs and 10 mins
Categories: Fiction, Literary
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Summary

And after darkness, comes first light.
 

In the thrilling conclusion to the Enter Darkness series, Brad must race to save the lives of those closest to him, as well as find and reconcile the previous events with his father. It’s impossible to know who to trust, and as technology gives way to nature, and human advancement gives way to natural instinct, will only the strong survive?
 

It’s a new dawn, and a new tomorrow. Can Brad save those he loves most? Can he even save himself?
 

This is the fifth book in the Enter Darkness series.

©2019 K. M. Fawkes (P)2019 K. M. Fawkes

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Did she ever get back to Kansas?

The fifth and final instalment of the post apocalyptic serial, Enter Darkness, finds Brad still looking over irritating and deceitful Anna, who had been shot in the leg by his father before leaving with the two children and all remaining supplies. Despite her protestations to leave her, Brad naturally stays with Anna, wrapping her sound before, together, the set off in search of Sammy and Martha, lacking almost anything with which they might survive (including, it seemed, common sense).

This started as a terrific series, different from most, but this final episode and the one preceding it, just didn't have that feeling of honesty present in the earlier onds. Nevertheless, it was a quick and easy read and great!y enhanced by the narration of Andrew Wahrlen, who's pleasant voice read text and conversations briskly, with good emphasis and intonation. Without his fine performance, I would have had difficulty bothering to listen to the end.

My thanks to the rights holder of First Light, who, at my request via Audiobook Boom, freely gifted with a complimentary copy. As previously mentioned, as a whole this was a most enjoyable and different post apocalyptic series, well worth reading even if this, the series finale, is less inspiring.

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  • timj26
  • 07-06-19

The end

Overall I enjoyed this series
Andrews narration really makes the story better
Interested to see what this author does next
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  • Deedra
  • 14-09-19

First Light

We meet up again with Brad and Anna. Brads dad has kidnapped the kids.This was very good! Andrew B Wehlren was a fine narrator.I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.' 

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  • chaoticangel38
  • 10-09-19

Great survival series!

I was excited to listen to this 5th book in the EMP survival novel. The story line was interesting and the narrator was absolutely awesome! I did feel the damsel in distress, Anna, was a bit dim witted and ridiculous at times. I am sad to see this series end and I am looking forward to listening to more books narrated by Andrew B. Wehrlen and more books written by Fawkes. I recommend these series of novels for anyone into the survival genre.
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  • Margaret
  • 20-08-19

Entertaining series

This is the third book I’ve read/listened to by this author. They’ve all been in this series. I’ve previously listened to book 3&4 and I am looking forward to listening to book 1&2. These books are entertaining, not complicated or complex.
This book starts after Anna has been shot by Lee (Brad’s father) and he has taken off with Anna’s kids. They stumble across another encampment and have to navigate their organization. Eventually, Brad confronts his dad.

This is the tenth book I’ve listened to by this narrator ( Andrew B Wehrlen ) and I have enjoyed everything he’s narrated. He does this genre very well and has a good variety of voices without being overly dramatic. His female voices are good.

There are no explicit sex scenes, excessive violence or swearing.

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  • Courtney Odor
  • 15-07-19

Left you disappointed....

As always, I have to state that this book was given to me for free in exchange for a review.
I always like to state that this does not impact my review or my opinion of the book. My reviews are honest and my own opinion of the story, performance, and overall thoughts on the book.

All in all, though, the author does create a decent protagonist and a few believable supporting characters, although their sudden mood swings are a bit dramatic, and the damsel in distress theme is really done to death, here, although he mercifully didn't toss in a steaming heap of gratuitous sex. I might eventually go on to volume five (If he wrote the whole thing as a single novel, I would have read it straight through, to be honest, simply to see what happened), but I'm going to get off the train for now.

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  • CuteAsADaisy
  • 13-07-19

Fantastic Final Book

I really loved this series and it finishes off so well! I don't want to give anything away so I'm keeping this short. Again, this book picks up right where book four left off and the pace keeps moving quickly until the end. The reality of what life could look like if our world was suddenly thrown back into life without any form of electronics is harsh and the author portrays it so well. All of the characters in this series are brought to life and you find yourself wrapped up in the story needing to know how it all turns out for them. The narration is great and definitely is a lot of fun to listen to. On a morality note, I would rank this one as a PG13 due to language and violence, although the language is much cleaner in this one than in a couple of the previous books. I would highly recommend the series to those YA and adults who like action, adventure, and survival stories.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 13-06-19

A Nice Ending to the Enter Darkness saga

It has been a long and bumpy road for Brad and Anna....I really enjoyed listening to this series. Thank You K.M. Fawkes.

Thank you Andrew B. Wehrlen as well for your excellent narration on this series.

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  • Shanna Tidwell
  • 11-06-19

Great ending

You made me so happy for Lee to be alive and then crushed that down quick!
Great story of a reluctant hero.
I would love to see this story continue and the new community thrive even if it is 6 years later. Brad and Anna finally get some peace and love!
Andrew did an amazing job narrating. He is one of my top two favorite narrators.

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  • willee
  • 09-06-19

Final Chapter

I did enjoy this series but a little disappointed with this ending. It continued with Brad’s, Lee (his insane father) and Anna adventure to survive the EMP and find safe place (maybe because it ended). As usual great narration. I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review. Thank you!

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  • Tom Brown
  • 08-06-19

Another great book

I received the free copy of this book and exchange for an unbiased review. this was a great finale to the series My only complaint is that it's over.