Gem Cardoza

10 books in series
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Dead Hunger Summary

A phone call to his sister leads Flex Sheridan into a nightmare and a quest to save his family from a new, horrifying epidemic that's turning humans into zombies. As he makes his way from Georgia to Gainesville, Florida and back, he picks up old and new friends and survivors. Flex reconnects with perhaps the strongest woman he's ever known, Gem Cardoza, his former girlfriend. Together they take his six-year-old niece Trina - the only uninfected survivor of his sister's famiy - and his infected sister Jamie, and make a run from central Florida back to his isolated Georgia home.

As they head north, they encounter another uninfected, Hemphill "Hemp" Chatsworth. Hemp is British and extremely smart. He holds a biology degree with a major in epidemiology, as well as a degree in mechanical engineering, both of which this group will need. Along with the crossbow-wielding Charlene "Charlie" Sanders and a pregnant Great Pyrenees dog, this small group uses street smarts and technology to defend against the new "Abnormals" that walk the earth. But Hemp is also compelled to learn how they got this way, and if possible, how to reverse the condition and save Flex's sister. So grab your machine gun and take a ride in their fortified vehicles and mobile lab; you're going to want these people on your side when the dead hunger....

(Please note: This book contains strong language.)

©2011 Eric A. Shelman (P)2017 Eric A. Shelman
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  • Book 1

    • Dead Hunger

    • The Flex Sheridan Chronicle, Book 1
    • By: Eric A. Shelman
    • Narrated by: Eric A. Shelman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
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    A phone call to his sister leads Flex Sheridan into a nightmare and a quest to save his family from a new, horrifying epidemic that's turning humans into zombies. As he makes his way from Georgia to Gainesville, Florida and back, he picks up old and new friends and survivors. Flex reconnects with perhaps the strongest woman he's ever known, Gem Cardoza, his former girlfriend.

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  • Book 1.5

    • Dead Hunger VI.5

    • The Shelburne Chronicle
    • By: Eric A. Shelman
    • Narrated by: Eric A Shelman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 11 mins
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    You met Tony Mallette in Dead Hunger III: The Chatsworth Chronicles. Low key and sometimes confoundingly sure of himself, he was an instrumental member of our group of survivors. He played a crucial role in Hemp's rescue, and Tony arrived in the nick of time to save dozens of people in Concord, New Hampshire. It's time you heard his story.

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  • Book 2

    • Dead Hunger II: The Gem Cardoza Chronicle

    • Volume 2
    • By: Eric A. Shelman
    • Narrated by: Eric A. Shelman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
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    As Flex, his niece Trina, Gem, Hemp, and Charlie brave the wild world teeming with the walking dead, they make up the rules as they go along. Flex Sheridan was an electrician before the world took a nasty turn; Gem, an artist. Hemp is a scientist; Charlie is a metal and punk rocker with a crossbow. Each one of them has their own story. This volume is Gem's chronicle. Join them as they struggle to balance their natural tendencies toward self-preservation with their strong desire to rid the world of the zombie scourge.

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  • Book 3

    • Dead Hunger III: The Chatsworth Chronicles

    • By: Eric A. Shelman
    • Narrated by: Eric A. Shelman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
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    A gas emitting from the earth's core has transformed 90% of the living into ravenous, flesh-eating zombies, and the remaining 10% are fighting for their lives. Hemp Chatsworth takes the reins in book three of the Dead Hunger series, which finds our small band of heroes growing with each passing day. Seeking the safety of a less vulnerable part of the country, Flex and company pack up and head to New Hampshire, where a community of survivors thrive, facing the daily battles together. 

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  • Book 4

    • Evolution

    • Dead Hunger, Book IV
    • By: Eric A. Shelman
    • Narrated by: Eric A. Shelman
    • Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
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    Hemp Chatsworth has already figured out how 90 percent of the Earth's population became what they are. Now he must find out why some of them are evolving into something else. Something more dangerous. With their families poised to grow, the stakes are now higher than ever for our friends. Each new discovery creates the need for a new defense. Hemp has his hands full as some among the zombie masses appear to be utilizing more of their grey matter in a horrifying way. Only brute force and innovation will save Flex Sheridan and his family and friends from the ever-changing zombie scourge.

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  • Book 5

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  • Book 6

    • Dead Hunger VI

    • The Gathering Storm
    • By: Eric A. Shelman
    • Narrated by: Eric A. Shelman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
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    Some of our old friends have returned home safely, to be with the ones they love and trust. Even as their warm greetings of welcome are offered, another threat builds on the horizon. It enters their home in the form of a little girl.

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  • Book 7

    • Dead Hunger VII: The Reign of Isis

    • By: Eric A. Shelman
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    • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
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    Max Chatsworth and Isis Gammon are Hybrids; special beings born of the apocalypse who have recognized a building threat. Somewhere to the northwest of Kingman, a horde of the walking dead awaits, and despite their efforts, the creatures resist the far-reaching summons of the Hybrids.

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  • Book 8

    • Dead Hunger VIII: Peace, Love & Zombies

    • By: Eric A. Shelman
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    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
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    Nelson Moore, our lovable stoner, takes over the telling of this, the eighth installment in the series. What he shares is terrifying and surprising. After encountering the living dead in Central Park, Nelson decides he must escape New York City and get to his grandfather, Jim Scofield, in Concord, New Hampshire. With his mellow, sweet demeanor, nobody could have predicted what this kind-hearted dude went through on his journey.

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  • Book 9

    • Dead Hunger IX: The Cleansing

    • By: Eric A. Shelman
    • Narrated by: Eric A. Shelman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
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    Since 2011, Flex, Gem, Hemp, Charlie, and their families have struggled to survive in a world gone dead. Nearly 20 years later, at the dawning of 2029, they are under siege yet again. After more than a decade of relative calm in the fortified city of Kingman, Kansas, a new onslaught of the walking dead has our heroes struggling to understand the reasons behind it. There is no time to come up with a plan. The fences appear inadequate and the Mothers and Hungerers are dead set on getting to the nourishment within....

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