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Sundown Series, Book 2
Narrated by: Tess Irondale
Series: Sundown Series, Book 2
Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
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Summary

For Max Duncan, the word Sundown means one thing … run.

Corpses infected with a mysterious, incurable virus are roaming free throughout the United States, feasting upon the living. The Duncan family compound in Montana is Max’s only hope for survival - but to get there, she has to flee from South Carolina and survive crossing several states with her daughter Jack in tow.

Max has a choice to make. Does she risk her own life, and her daughter’s, to find the man she’s always loved? 

Griffin Wells was Max’s high school sweetheart, and he has no idea that Jack is his child. Max still has feelings for him, and the apocalypse has suddenly brought those emotions to the surface, strong as they ever were.

But zombies are the least of their worries. The government knows more about the infected than it’s willing to let on, and the military has plans for Max’s family you’ll never see coming.

©2018 Courtney Konstantin (P)2018 Podium Publishing

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Great 2nd Offering love it!

Max is Great. All the main Characters in this book really gel. I just can't fault Tess the narrator. She does a sterling job. 5☆'s all round.

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  • Gmram
  • 18-08-18

Couldn’t stop listening!

Literally didn’t want to stop. Tried setting a timer at bed time and kept extending it Lol! Finally gave in at 6 am, slept for 3 hours and started again. Great writing and excellent performance. Can’t wait to find out what happens in the next book.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 02-08-18

nice change.of pace

great book to read from a preppers point of view not many of these around

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  • Leilani
  • 15-08-20

Bad Ass Mom!

I love zombie books. This one was a bit different. A. single mother and her eight year old daughter goes out into this crazy world filled with "zombies". Her father trained her siblings and herself on how to survive the end of the world. She's a prepper. I really liked the pace of this story. I like that I could visualize every word. It's one of the stories where you're constantly thinking of it if you're not listening to it. The narrator did a fantastic job! I would definitely listen to this story again! Now on to book 2!

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  • Sarah Mullin
  • 06-08-20

Excellent except for .....

...... the torture section that seemed to drag on and on. That section was way too long and explicit.

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  • Jeffrey A. Steckelberg
  • 28-08-19

Great!!!!!!!!

I hope that there is a 3rd book. This was a great story. I think that I'll share this with my Sister.

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  • Kevin Salvador Reyes-Rueda
  • 16-08-19

Sincerely a spectacular Series!

Sincerely a spectacular series, I can't wait to get into book 3! If it's as good as books 1 & 2 I'm sure it'll be equally enthralling if not more so!

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  • Shea
  • 23-06-19

another Good One

another good one looking forward to the third book. this one picks right up with good action and story line. Love It.

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  • Tanya
  • 04-06-19

Good but -- WARNING: GRAPHIC TORTURE

The author writes a good tale. Her characters are well-drawn, and the story moves along well. It's nothing groundbreaking but what zombie book really is? It was entertaining enough that I stuck with it. I also really like that each book covers another of the Duncan siblings. On the down side, this series is dire need of a good editor. She repeats words often the same sentence. It would probably be less obvious in print, but in audio it's really blatant. I spent a lot of time thinking about how I would have worded a sentence more effectively -- which is fun for me (that's what I enjoy doing!) but not the best thing to be doing while reading/listening to a book. It bothered me least in the first book but got increasingly annoying as I went through the series. In addition, this book features graphic torture and it goes on for an unnecessarily LONG time. I ended up just skipping ahead because I couldn't handle it anymore. I would suggest that you do the same.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 23-05-19

Survive review

While not the best zombie apocalypse story I've read it is a very good series. I love stories written by women because to me women give their character so much more emotion, unlike the dry stiffer characters by Male counterparts. I found myself really liking or disliking every character. A lot of writers seemed to be limited by the apocalypse theme but Konstantin shows her range and skill as a writer with strong and believable characters and good plot development. The story did get a bit predictable at times and the zombie fight scenes were drab at times but this story is made by the great characters. I just wonder if all women share Courtney Konstantin's seemingly negative view of men and how men under value women in general. I can sympathize with women's view on this topic after the things I've personally witnessed and fought against often to my own detriment. Great, well written story.

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  • bebe
  • 10-04-19

It is a long way from SC to Montana

This is the second book in the Sundown series. It features Max Duncan, the second daughter of the deceased Mitch Duncan, who was a dedicated prepper. The first book featured Duncan’s older daughter, Alex. Max is a more talented prepper and a better fighter than Alex, but she sometimes does extremely stupid things, like naval gazing and taking side trips while zombies are rapidly approaching her. That is aggravating. By the way, all the Duncan women are named masculine names – Alex, her daughter Billy, and Max and her daughter Jack. The books explain why. That puts me off because it makes it difficult to think of the male named characters as female - particularly Jack. Max was in South Carolina with her daughter, called Jack, when the zombie event happened. Max immediately, sort of, bugged out for her father’s compound in Montana. She decided to try to find her daughter’s father, Griffin, who was in North Carolina, and get him to go to Montana with her and the child. Griffin does not know that Jack is his daughter and Jack does not know that he is her father.. Griffin left Max when he was 18 to go into the military. He promised he would write her as soon as he was able. Max found out she was pregnant about the same time he left. She never heard from him again. She did not try to find Griffin earlier because she did not want to come back to her only because he felt obligated. Now she wants to find him and take him to Montana because she still has feelings for him. Max steals an SUV and picks up other survivors while on her journey. She deals with good survivors, stupid survivors, and bad survivors, as well as the deadly infected. Negatives: There is a torture scene in this book that goes on way too long and is totally unnecessary. It adds nothing to the story and can be fast forwarded until it ends. I despise torture scenes in books or movies. Also, this author just misses the mark in getting the most out of a scene. The punch is not there. Also misses the mark in creating chemistry between the characters. The children are her best characters. I am not going any further with this series because I do not care enough about the characters to finish and, from what I have experienced so far, it will probably be frustrating.