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Instauration

The City Series, Book 3
Series: The City Series, Book 3
Length: 26 hrs and 51 mins
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Summary

The final book in The City Series is here!  

Sunset Park is gone. People are missing. 

Sylvie, Eric, and the other survivors have crossed the water to the security of a new Safe Zone, where they hope to heal their battered hearts, amass an armory, and get back at the ones who took it all away. But with zombies on the move and few resources to speak of, it’s harder than expected to plot their revenge. For some, it’s harder still to garner their resolve, since vengeance means more of them will die.  

But safety is ephemeral in a city where food is short and tensions are high. It seems fate may leave them no choice but to fight - and perhaps die - to restore their city to a place they can call home.

©2018 Sarah Lyons Fleming (P)2018 Audible, Inc.

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awesome end to an awesome series....

I have loved all of Sarah Lyons Fleming's zombie stories, and this conclusion to the city series is as staggering as all the others. she really is a gifted, hard working and generous author; lavishing us with epic scale and detail, tragedy, humour, gore, heartstopping action and heaps of love. nothing is rushed, all our loved characters and new ones get lots of time and development. this book is over 15 hours, but never drags...
I love the struggle and the ingenuity and bravery of our heroes, but also their fallibility and mistakes and lack of clarity... it's brilliant writing... but mostly I love the hope and humanity, the love that underpins all these books. I've reread all the books several times, and they never fail to comfort, despite the subject matter.
oh, the readers mostly do their usual great job... I think Luke Daniels gets some of the other guys wrong, but with so many important characters it a very minor quibble, and probably inevitable... Therese Plummer is outstanding as ever.

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Amazing Ending...

Love it from start to finish.. what an emotional roller coaster, never a dull moment. There was action and connection all the way through... the plot twists and turns where stupendous!!!! Worth 10☆'s if I could give it I would! Well thought out, Well written, should be a best selling trilogy... Excellent! Went out with a Bang.

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Read the other series first

Brilliant series just like the other one by the same author- BUT it says it doesn’t matter what order you read these in- I believe it does- read this trilogy AFTER the other series or risk spoilers!!!

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instauration.

Loved it narrator's incredible, gripping story. enjoyed this whole series. ended well. probably listen to all again.

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So that’s it...

Well I have spent about a month in this world, between this trilogy (the city) and the first trilogy (until the end of the world). I’m sad it’s over. (Unless more books are written) these people have been my travel companions, people I have lived with while doing my daily chores and friends I have listened to while drifting off to sleep. I’m going to miss them. I am happy with how the story ended. Both of the narrators do an excellent job. I’m sure I will listen to these trilogy’s again

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my first experience of listening to Audio books .

Wow I have been lost in the Zombie apocalypse for last 5 weeks . I have listened to all the books in this series . It's been an enjoyable 5 weeks , I have really enjoyed all of the books none have disappointed and highly recommend them .
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Great conclusion to a brilliant series

I have really loved this series of books & enjoyed the concluding instalment immensely. It’s not the grittiest story in the genre but there are very well rounded characters & relationships & plenty of action. I think such a long book was very generous of Sarah Lyons Fleming as it could easily have been made into two books at this duration. My only niggle was some of the narration by Luke Daniels with some very dodgy accents which put me off quite a bit. Enough so, that I considered giving up at a couple of points. One of the returning characters voice had changed completely from the previous books to this, which was really odd. Therese Plummer’s narration was excellent, as always. Overall though, an brilliant read.

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Explosive

I've really enjoyed this series, and it's predecessor. This last book was a roller coaster of emotions and I admit to tears more than once. Very satisfying ending.

Very well narrated too. Excellent production.

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Another brilliant book from Sarah

I have listened to both series of Sarah's zombie books and they are some of the best books. I believe in all the characters and I am always gripped by the story. This is no exception! I loved it. Well done Sarah

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Best story with ever emotion!

This whole series has been amazing. Couldn't stop listening. The story never falters. As good if not better than the previous. The narrators have been amazing. 1 characters voice had changed which was weird after feeling you know them but they do do a flawless job. Thank you to everyone envoled I wish it would never end....

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  • Tonja
  • 21-12-18

I'm Not Ready to Let Go

I'm not going to waste our time telling you how wonderful this book/series is. Obviously, you know it is flipping fantastic since you've read/listened to 2 (but most likely 5) other books to get here. I'm also not going list all the spoilers I want to just to pacify my need to share every facet of this book like word vomit. I will say that while the closure of this series was lacking compared to the Until the End of the World series of this collection. It doesn't suck entirely. Still, I'm not ready to let go. I want to hear about what and how they rebuild all that was built before. I want to know more about the lives of those who survived. And I am hinging the hope this book will come on something one character said. To loosely paraphrase - This will be the only world our children will know. And they will have to fight in a war that will most likely never end.

Also, I was pleased to find the format of this book was the same first book. I really liked Therese Plummer narrating the female dialogue and Luke Daniels narrator the male's.

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  • ❤️ Cyndi Marie ❤️
  • 17-05-19

✫✫ 5 Stars ✫✫

Loved this book, this series and this world! I can't believe it's over but I'm so glad I didn't have to wait because I started these series after they were complete. This book was so full of action and excitement and mostly more human than zombie issues. I loved Eric and Sylvie and loved the ending to their story, it was exactly what I needed! The losses in this book were hard and vast but understood. This author has an amazing way with writing that sucks you in completely, I started Until the End of the World 6 days ago and completed both series already. I need more!!!!

The narration was amazing! Therese and Luke were perfect together and Luke was above and beyond with all the voices.

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  • Shauna Reyes
  • 26-12-18

Love the world she created

Sarah Lyons Fleming truly is a gifted writer. The worlds she creates are never too far away from reality (aside from the zombies). Her character development is most impressive. Each villain has some sort of redeeming quality, even when you wish them dead. Every character is relatable and I could find qualities of my friends and myself in each one.
I was absorbed in this world and hate that the series is over.

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  • S.Veelo
  • 18-12-18

Amazing ending to a truly engaging story!

I would never have considered myself a zompoc fan before I found these books, but boy was I wrong! I have read everything Sarah Lyons Flemming has written and I am seriously hungry for more!

This book was fantastic! It was the perfect ending to a really gripping a story! I fell in love with the characters, rooted and cried for them, cursed the enemies and quite literally ignored family, friends and tasks all weekend to finish it! If I could give it more than 5 stars I would! The only sad thing thing about the book is that it had to end eventually. Me thinks I may just start from the beginning and enjoy them all over again!

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  • Ann R.
  • 24-12-18

Fantastic final book!!!

I LOVED the first two books and waited for the third one to be available on Audio and when I checked the other day and it was there I bought it immediately and just finished it, I would have finished it in a day if I didn’t have last minute Christmas shopping to do lol, I was actually sad when the book ended, it was just as great as the first two books if not better!!!

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  • Joyce
  • 28-12-18

AMAZING!!!

This series is fantastic. I tried to go slow enjoying every single second. Definitely on my reread rotation!

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 28-12-18

The Last of the City series

I loved listening to this book. I read it when it came out but the audio book is even better. I wish more people had lived but the Epilog made me cry happy tears. Sarah Lyons Fleming writes an awesome book!!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 24-12-18

love

love it best series ever. sarah is an extraordinary writer and storyteller. i am a huge fan!!

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  • Jules
  • 03-01-19

Luke needed a refresher on Brother David's voice

Excellent story from an outstanding author. Too bad that Luke Daniels voices were subpar at best. Luckily the story and Therese Plummer made up for it!

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  • Tara
  • 28-12-18

Best of both series!

This last book is by far my FAVORITE of both series. I love the characters in this series as much if not more than the first. I won’t be giving any spoilers in my review. Sarah is able to tie up all the ends in one way or another. Thank you Sarah for creating such a well written group of characters. I only wish it could go on forever.

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