The Alpha Plague

6 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 18 ratings

The Alpha Plague, Books 1-3 Summary

The Alpha Plague series is a postapocalyptic action thriller.

Book 1:

Rhys is an average guy who works an average job in Summit City - a purpose-built government complex on the outskirts of London. The Alpha Tower stands in the center of the city. An enigma, nobody knows what happens behind its dark glass.

Rhys is about to find out.

At ground zero, and with chaos spilling out into the street, Rhys has the slightest of head starts. If he can remain ahead of the pandemonium, then maybe he can get to his loved ones before the plague does.

Book 2:

Equipped with nothing but a baseball bat and his wits, Rhys enters Summit City for a second time. His son wants his mummy, and Rhys is the only one who can save her. If he can get to the Alpha Tower, he can release the shutters on all of the buildings in the city. Maybe then he can get his ex-wife and best friend out of there.

But opening the shutters will release chaos into the already wild streets.

The only advantage Rhys has over the thousands of other people who will be fighting for their lives is that he understands what he's up against. Hopefully that knowledge will be the difference between life and death.

To make matters worse, an order to incinerate the city has been switched on. In five hours' time, the complex will burn to a crisp.

To give his son what he needs, Rhys has to risk everything. But there is no stronger love in his life than that which he feels for his boy.

One final deep breath, and Rhys reenters hell.

Book 3:

After having found and successfully rescued his ex-wife from the diseased Summit City, Rhys drags himself to where he should be meeting his son and discovers he isn't there.

Armed with nothing but hope, Rhys and his ex-wife set off on what they believe to be their boy's trail. With just enough breadcrumbs to keep them going, they follow the path of their son and his protector in a race against both the spread of the Alpha Plague and a crazed psychopath hell-bent on their destruction.

©2015 Michael Robertson (P)2016 Podium Publishing
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  • Book 1-3

    • The Alpha Plague, Books 1-3

    • By: Michael Robertson
    • Narrated by: Aaron Abano
    • Length: 17 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
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      4 out of 5 stars 12
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      4 out of 5 stars 12

    Rhys is an average guy who works an average job in Summit City - a purpose-built government complex on the outskirts of London. The Alpha Tower stands in the center of the city. An enigma, nobody knows what happens behind its dark glass. Rhys is about to find out.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wasn't sure at first.

    • By Z Matthews on 05-06-17

    Regular price: £37.29

  • Book 4

    • The Alpha Plague 4

    • By: Michael Robertson
    • Narrated by: Aaron Abano
    • Length: 5 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
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    Vicky, Rhys, Larissa, and Flynn have avoided the horde of diseased that chased them from Summit City, but they're far from free. Although the diseased can't get to them while they remain on top of the shipping container, at some point they'll have to come down. With a sea of enraged monsters as far as they can see, coming down means certain death. Exhausted from their escape, they may be able to rest for now, but sooner rather than later they're going to have to take action to get themselves out of their current predicament .

    Regular price: £21.29

  • Book 5

    • The Alpha Plague 5

    • By: Michael Robertson
    • Narrated by: Aaron Abano
    • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
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    Not only has Vicky made it to Home - an underground self-sufficient complex - in one piece, but Flynn has turned up, too, following behind after her when she'd feared he'd died. Now that they're secure, Vicky can keep Flynn safer than she's been able to since the outbreak over a decade ago. At least that's the plan. However, in this new world, where the diseased roam free, there's always a threat hiding in the shadows.

    Regular price: £23.79

  • Book 6

    • The Alpha Plague 6

    • By: Michael Robertson
    • Narrated by: Aaron Abano
    • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    When Vicky saw the corruption in Hugh's leadership of Home, she stood up to it and overthrew him. She now finds herself helping run the place, taking on responsibilities she'd rather not have. But if she keeps the community safe, she'll also keep Flynn safe. All Vicky wants is to make sure Flynn's okay. All she's done for the past 10 years is make sure Flynn's okay.

    Regular price: £23.79

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