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Summary

Darren heads to the Isle of Wight, where he gathers more undead and turns the beautiful Marcy. Howie and his remaining, much smaller team go to rescue the living who have escaped there, but Darren traps them in an abandoned hotel and sends his hordes in after them.

Even if they can escape, tides prevent them from leaving the island, and they must face Darren and Marcy in a final showdown.

©2015 R R Haywood (P)2015 Audible, Ltd.

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The only reason i have an Audible account

The only reason i have an Audible account is for Mr Haywood's books. Sorry Audible.

Pure escapism, with a fantastic story line. Just bought the physical book for my friend in Hollywood who works at Boneyard Effects, I don't feel im being biased by saying to her that this is just SO MUCH better than the Walking Dead. Even in Mr H;s apocalyptic world, he creates heroes and heroines that are good, kind and you would follow to the end. There are many moments in this installment were you find yourself smiling, mostly again provided by Cookey and Blowers, many breath holding moments, I loved the hotel bit! and we are introduced to two beautiful women (rolling my eyes Haywood, rolling my eyes lol) I even feel a little bit of sympathy for Darren. Dan Morgan is again doing a fantastic job of bringing the characters to life, Clarence and Ted in particular sound exactly like i imagined. Mr Haywood, as always begging for more.

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Enjoyed it but Darren's character was just too vile

A great story again. If the gratuitous swearing of Darren's character carries on to the next book I would have quit the series. It was too much and to be honest a bit uncomfortable. I'm ex military so used to bad language but this was another level. I now see it for what it was, a way to portray just how vile the situation was.

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Darren's character

The one thing I disliked in this book was the part of "Darren". I don't know if the author thought it made the character more interesting or aggressive, to add the bad language and description of porn. well for me it didn't, I'm not easily offended at all but felt the author put these descriptive elements in to bulk out Darrens character, and to try and make him more interesting, it just made me fast forward as it's boring listening to repetitive cursing from a character that has no essence.

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I don't want them to end!!!!!!!!!!!

Any additional comments?

I am getting close to the end of the series that is available on audio books ..........not happy

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Ruined by poor use of bad language

I was really enjoying this series of action novels but for some reason in this one the author decided to use the f and c words constantly. There is nothing wrong with using this language but it just felt like lazy writing due to their constant use

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Everybody needs somebody!

So Darren’s in love and Mr Howie still leads. Dave’s a killing machine... the zom apoc moves along. Great stuff.

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Excellent installment to this apocalypse series

As always, the basis basis delight, he does a great job with all the characters, I have enjoyed every minute of it all so far.

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Still brilliant (SPOILERS)

Where most stories falter after such an extended time, especially such well worn ones like zom-poc, this remains outstanding. I am relieved Darren is gone; whilst I can tolerate the occasional "C" word, his overuse of it became not only highly offensive but also felt a very lazy way by the author of conveying Darren's zombie nature. You're far better than that Haywood. Its the reason a star has been dropped from my ratings. I hope it doesn't become that way with another character, it almost stopped me listening altogether it became so excessive. That would have been a real shame given the otherwise sustained 5* quality.

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Stop thinking about it and just download it.

If you could sum up The Undead: Part 4 in three words, what would they be?

Amazing engrossing addictive

What other book might you compare The Undead: Part 4 to, and why?

You cannot compare this series to any other, it brings a zombie apocalypse to a new level

What about Dan Morgan’s performance did you like?

He is what brings the series to life

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

You will laugh cry and become so attached to all the characters you will want to be there to hug kiss and slap all of them all.

Any additional comments?

This is Definately a series that you will want to listen too more than once and you will want to make all your friends and relatives listen to it too. If you haven't got it in your library then you should have!

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10\10

Amazing writing and narration! I was gripped with every word and couldn't stop listening to it!

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  • Carolyn L
  • 25-08-15

Devolved from Campy fun to typical Male Fantasy

In a nutshell:

1. Dave is a funny character

2. Howie has a tantrum when "his people" dare to disagree with him.

4. After a certain number of gory, slimy, zombie smiting battles; I don't really need the nasty details anymore. A summary is good enough. "Our heroes fought against enormous quantities of zombies and won again".

5. Darren is whipped. Funny social commentary.

6. Why do so many heroes in zombie stories end up with gorgeous, VERY young girls?
Actually, I think I know the answer, but I had thought better of this writer.

7. Someone in this story actually got all warm and fuzzy while wishing he'd had an "alpha male" in his life while growing up.

8. Great narration.

9. I won't be listening to anymore of the adventures of Mr. Howie and Dave.

10. Bummer! This series had potential.

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  • Tish
  • 20-07-16

From a zombie's point of view

This book was definitely better than the third. Listening from a zombie's perspective really added to this book and was a twist I've heard in no other zombie book I've read/listened to up to this point. I actually looked forward to Smithy's chapters more than any others.
The narrator could be better. Although he's good with articulating emotions, I could not tell one character from the other. He is very easy to listen to, however.

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  • Mark
  • 01-07-15

Another brilliant episode in the series!

When i heard that this series was being continued via the authors Facebook page i couldn't wait for book 4 and was so pleased that audible have again given voice to RR Haywood's epic story. Dan Morgan gives another perfect performance and i couldn't be more excited to listen to the next part of the story! Thankyou Mr H!

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  • Utilisateur anonyme
  • 19-01-22

awesome

little odd with the zombie sex haha but the story and narrator are engaging! well onto chapter 5 cheers!
(yes Mr Howie)

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  • David Beckett
  • 03-10-21

stop with the C word

I know the character is a very angry zombie (lol), but we don't need him to be using the word every sentence he says.
I'm not a prude, just didn't think it was necessary.

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  • Dane Stanley
  • 28-05-21

love where this story goes

can't wait for the next one, return to the mainland? where next? damn good book

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  • Kevin McCoffee
  • 12-02-16

Tried to finish, failed. End of series for me.

The Undead Part 3 was pretty boring. Survivors in a fort on the southwest coast. Blokes teasing each other. Every man getting embarrassed when some girl flirts with him. Lots of chortling. I still kind of like R.R.'s approach, because he likes camaraderie. Humans behave pretty well. Not every person's out to betray, steal, or kill fellow men. But we do have a smart, thinking zombie here, and, well, he's a bore. You'd think zombies on the Isle of Wight would be awesome. My instincts told me to stop after Part 3, but I gave it one more chance. Tsk. Tsk.

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  • redhead in oz
  • 01-02-16

Can't get enough!

Just an outstanding series. I'm not a massive fan of the genre but just as The Walking Dead, this more about the character interactions and development than actual Zombie life (tho that is certainly included and is developing rather than just the same old mindless (lol) drudgery of your average Zombie story).

I've never been so addicted to a series - I'm on my second round of 3 extra credit purchases as there is NO WAY I can wait the necessary 16 days for the next instalment! (I will no doubt finish part 5 in a day or so)
I often use audiobooks as a bit of gentle lulling to sleep but was up till 3.30 this morning listening before I finally could bear to not extend that sleep timer 1 more time.

Hands down the best audiobook I've ever had the privilege to listen to and I have listened to hundreds.

Superb work by author and narrator alike.

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  • david
  • 13-10-15

Very good series.

Worth a listen for sure. I mean it's a zombie story so it's full of blood and violence but hey if you're like me and you're into that stuff you'll like it! Check it out.

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  • DAN C.
  • 19-07-15

A great series

These books hold your interest from beginning to end. Can't wait to start book 5 ! I hope book 6 comes soon !!