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    • Surviving the Evacuation, Book 1: London

    • By: Frank Tayell
    • Narrated by: Tim Bruce
    • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 389
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 360
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 357

    The outbreak began in New York. Soon it had spread to the rest of the world. People were attacked and infected, and they died. Then they came back. Nowhere is safe from the undead. As anarchy and civil war took grip across the globe, Britain was quarantined. The press was nationalized. Martial law, curfews, and rationing were implemented. It wasn't enough. An evacuation was planned.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • London, Zombies and the start of great series

    • By Sam Jones on 25-04-16

    Regular price: £18.79

    • Where There's Hope

    • Surviving the Evacuation, Book 15
    • By: Frank Tayell
    • Narrated by: Tim Bruce
    • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 15

    Northern France is a frozen morass of mud and snow across which rampages a horde of the undead, a hundred million strong. That won’t stop Chester Carson and his comrades. Seeking a way across the Channel, they make for the coast, unaware that Britain has been abandoned, Belfast is a ruin, and that radiation is seeping into the Irish Sea. If they knew, that wouldn’t stop them either. They’re on a quest to save their family, their friends, and humanity itself; failure is not an option.  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loving this Series of books.

    • By Alan Piddington on 09-04-19

    Regular price: £22.89

    • Surviving the Evacuation, Book 2: Wasteland

    • By: Frank Tayell
    • Narrated by: Tim Bruce, Ruth Urquhart
    • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 228
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 211
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 210

    Billions died during the global civil war that followed the outbreak. Anarchy took grip. Chaos ruled. The world collapsed. In Britain, the evacuation failed. Nowhere was safe from the undead. Four months after the outbreak Bill Wright has found safety in a ruined abbey in southern England, but he is still alone. All he has for company are the files sent to him by his shadowy contact, Sholto. On those, he believes he has found the origins of the undead.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Book Two - more zombies and people in the UK

    • By Sam Jones on 25-04-16

    Regular price: £18.79

    • Unsafe Haven

    • Surviving the Evacuation, Book 4
    • By: Frank Tayell
    • Narrated by: Fiona Hardingham
    • Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108

    There are no reported outbreaks in the UK or Ireland. That's what the government broadcasted. Nilda didn't believe it. Not trusting the authorities, she, and her son, Jay, stay behind when Penrith is evacuated. After weeks of rationing, there is little food left in the small town and many other survivors competing for it. Choosing diplomacy over violence, she attempts to forge a community out of a disparate group. As zombies gather outside their walls, she realizes that they will have to seek sanctuary elsewhere.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wasn't sure about a change in narrator but ended up loving it

    • By Sara England on 23-01-17

    Regular price: £18.79

    • Serious Crimes

    • Strike a Match, Book 1
    • By: Frank Tayell
    • Narrated by: Fiona Hardingham
    • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    Even after the apocalypse, crimes must be solved. In 2019, the AIs went to war. It lasted three days, until the electromagnetic pulse from hundreds of nuclear bombs destroyed the infected circuits. Billions of people succumbed to radiation, starvation, and disease. But millions survived, and they rebuilt. Twenty years later, a ceremony is being held to mark the first transatlantic broadcast since the Blackout. The Prime Minister of Britain and two of the Presidents of the United States will speak to an audience of nearly 10 million people. Not all are celebrating. Crime is on the rise, and power is once again a prize worth murdering for. Ruth Deering, a new graduate from the police academy, doesn't care about ancient history or current affairs. She only joined the force to escape the smog-infested city. Those hopes are dashed when she is assigned to the Serious Crimes Unit, commanded by the disgraced Sergeant Mitchell. Her first case seems like a simple murder, but the investigation uncovers a counterfeiting ring and a conspiracy that threatens to destroy their fragile democracy.

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    • Future's Beginning

    • Surviving the Evacuation, Book 13
    • By: Frank Tayell
    • Narrated by: Tim Bruce
    • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    After the outbreak came the nuclear war. The blasts killed millions. Chaos followed. Most of those unlucky enough not to succumb to starvation and disease joined the ranks of the living dead. Fleeing the impossible nightmare, 10,000 from nations across the Atlantic seaboard found refuge on the Welsh island of Anglesey. There, they should have been safe. There, they should have been able to rebuild. There, they were betrayed.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting but a bit of a trawl

    • By Paul Woodroffe on 16-04-19

    Regular price: £18.29

    • Family

    • Surviving the Evacuation, Book 3
    • By: Frank Tayell
    • Narrated by: Tim Bruce
    • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 163
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 150
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 150

    Three months after escaping from London, Bill discovers the true extent of the global war that followed the outbreak. Most of the world has been destroyed, but though ruined farmland and abandoned cities are filled with zombies, there are other survivors and there is a safe haven - so he is told - in a small village on the Irish coast.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another excellent episode

    • By M. J. Wall on 08-11-18

    Regular price: £18.79

    • Reunion

    • Surviving the Evacuation, Book 5
    • By: Frank Tayell
    • Narrated by: Fiona Hardingham
    • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82

    Zombies. It is seven months since the outbreak. The world is in ruins. Britain is a radioactive wasteland peopled by the undead. The few survivors cling to the hope that they might wake up tomorrow. For most, that is all they have left. But Nilda has something more, the chance that her son is alive.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great series’s- well worth the read

    • By Christopher on 09-08-18

    Regular price: £18.79

    • Surviving the Evacuation, Book 9: Ireland

    • By: Frank Tayell
    • Narrated by: Tim Bruce
    • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63

    Within hours of the first outbreak, Manhattan was overrun by the living dead. Within a few days, the undead had reached every corner of the globe. There was no evacuation of Northern Ireland, and no quarantine in the Republic. A naval blockade prevented ships from docking, but they didn't prevent those who could reach the coast from fleeing by sea. Those who were left behind took refuge in castles, police stations, churches, military bases, and any other buildings with strong walls.

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    • Surviving the Evacuation, Book 11

    • Search and Rescue, Volume 11
    • By: Frank Tayell
    • Narrated by: Tim Bruce
    • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    Anglesey has become home to nearly ten thousand survivors from across the Atlantic. While there is still danger from the undead on the mainland, there is hope. Hope that the zombies might die, hope that the electricity supply might be restored, and hope that more survivors will be found. Hope is not enough. Sergeant Branofski and Chester Carson venture into northern Wales to set up a network of safe houses that will provide a route to Anglesey for those still trapped in the wasteland. Though they find survivors, they discover something far worse.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I can`t believe I on book 11 so fast!

    • By James on 15-06-18

    Regular price: £22.89

    • Anglesey

    • Surviving the Evacuation, Book 8
    • By: Frank Tayell
    • Narrated by: Tim Bruce
    • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69

    Eight months after the outbreak, Bill Wright is trapped in Ireland. Surrounded by the undead, low on food and lower on water, he's been in this situation before. Unlike before, help is only a rifle-shot away. While waiting for the rescue he is sure will come, he records the turbulent events since his last entry.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Whodunnit zombiestyle 👍👍👍👍👍👍

    • By Jesper Lynghus on 07-09-17

    Regular price: £19.39

    • Here We Stand

    • Infected, Volume 1
    • By: Frank Tayell
    • Narrated by: Theodore Copeland
    • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33

    Tom Clemens has been living in the shadows for years, searching for those responsible for the death of his family. Framed for murder, he is on the run when the first outbreak occurs. With thousands of others, he fights his way out of New York, and joins the exodus searching for a safe refuge in America. On that journey he learns the identity of those responsible for the betrayal of the species, and of a scientist who might be able to stop the living dead. So begins his quest to save humanity.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great

    • By Bonnie5649 on 03-06-17

    Regular price: £18.79

    • Mort Vivant

    • Surviving the Evacuation, Book 14
    • By: Frank Tayell
    • Narrated by: Tim Bruce
    • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    The outbreak was in February. By the end of November, Earth has become a hellish wasteland ravaged by the undead. Survivors from across the Atlantic seaboard took refuge on the Welsh island of Anglesey. Beset by dangers from within, they departed to establish a new refuge in Belfast. Not all of them arrived. Six took the last plane on its last flight but crashed in France. Expecting a sprinting battle through the ruins of Belfast, they packed light. Their chances of survival are slim. There was no evacuation in France. No quarantine. No rationing. But there are zombies.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • He ‘said’ she ‘said’

    • By EVHWannabe on 06-11-18

    Regular price: £18.29

    • Surviving the Evacuation, Book 12

    • Britain's End
    • By: Frank Tayell
    • Narrated by: Tim Bruce
    • Length: 11 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43

    Anglesey became a refuge for survivors from across the world, but living in the shadow of a decrepit nuclear power station was always a precarious existence. There is only one destination for their final exodus from Britain, but Belfast won't become their new home. There are fewer undead on the island of Ireland, but they still number in the millions. With farming impossible, with the weather worsening, with ammunition exhausted, desperation turns to despair. All seems bleak, but the survivors are unaware how desperate their situation truly is. 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good, steady book

    • By Paul Woodroffe on 02-04-19

    Regular price: £22.89

    • Harvest

    • Surviving the Evacuation, Book 6
    • By: Frank Tayell
    • Narrated by: Fiona Hardingham
    • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71

    A castle can be made safe from the undead, but not from the people inside the walls. It is seven months since the outbreak. In the anarchy and chaos that came with the undead, civilization was destroyed. In the wars that followed, the planet was nearly ruined. Billions died. Only a few thousand survived.

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    • Home

    • Surviving the Evacuation, Book 7
    • By: Frank Tayell
    • Narrated by: Fiona Hardingham
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 63

    The outbreak began in February. Nations went to war. Governments collapsed. Billions died in the chaos and anarchy that followed. Billions more were infected. They died. They came back. It is now October. Out of the tens of millions who lived in southern England, only 90 people remain. They sought sanctuary behind the ancient walls of the Tower of London, but it was only a temporary refuge. There is no more food to be scavenged from the ruins of the old world. Their water supply is polluted.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • another cracker from Frank

    • By S on 08-03-17

    Regular price: £19.39

    • The Last Candidate

    • Surviving The Evacuation, Book 10
    • By: Frank Tayell
    • Narrated by: Tim Bruce
    • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54

    Nine months after the outbreak, 10,000 survivors from across the globe have found a refuge on the Welsh island of Anglesey. Hordes of the undead ravage the wastelands of Britain and Ireland. Satellite images show that the rest of the world is no better. Food, fuel, and ammunition are running low and there are no more old-world supplies with which to replace them. Intended as an alternative to a slide into despotism, an election is called. It is hoped the contest will bring forth solutions to the myriad crises facing this last bastion of humanity.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Too slow

    • By Anonymous User on 18-10-18

    Regular price: £18.79

    • Surviving the Evacuation, Book 0.5: Zombies vs. the Living Dead

    • By: Frank Tayell
    • Narrated by: Tim Bruce
    • Length: 1 hr and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45

    As anarchy and civil war took grip across the globe, Britain was quarantined. The press was nationalized, and martial law, curfews, and rationing were implemented. It wasn't enough. An evacuation was planned. The inland towns and cities of the United Kingdom were to be evacuated to defensive enclaves being built around the coast and the Scottish Highlands and in the Irish Republic. For George Tull and the other residents of the Waverly-Price Retirement Home, walking to the coast is not an option.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Elderly zombies! Cool.

    • By Glitter on 17-08-15

    Regular price: £6.79

    • Endangered Nation: Policing Post-Apocalyptic Britain

    • Strike a Match, Book 3
    • By: Frank Tayell
    • Narrated by: Fiona Hardingham
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    In 2019, the AIs went to war. Three days later, hundreds of nuclear missiles were launched. The electromagnetic pulse destroyed the machines, but the radiation and famine nearly destroyed humanity. By 2039, civilization had regressed to the age of steam, but newer technologies were on the horizon. The future looked bright until the warlords swept through Europe. Villages and towns were laid waste, the few thousand people who'd hacked out a life in the continental wasteland were butchered. It was only when the barbarians reached the British garrison in Calais that they were stopped.

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    • Divided

    • Here We Stand, Book 2
    • By: Frank Tayell
    • Narrated by: Theodore Copeland
    • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    It is a week since the outbreak began in New York. The president has been betrayed. The vice-president is dead. The conspirators are close to victory. Having narrowly escaped agents of the cabal, Tom Clemens heads to Washington in the hope of warning the president, but it is too late. The highways are impassable, filled with millions fleeing from the cities. As refugees storm the towns, and zombies fill the smoking ruins, survivors become more deadly a threat than the impossibly living dead.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Solid fun

    • By Ross H on 18-09-18

    Regular price: £18.79

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