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  • Pandemic

  • The Extinction Files, Book 1
  • By: A. G. Riddle
  • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
  • Length: 18 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 152
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 142
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 142

In Atlanta, Dr. Peyton Shaw is awakened by the phone call she has dreaded for years. As the CDC's leading epidemiologist, she's among the first responders to outbreaks around the world. It's a lonely and dangerous job, but it's her life - and she's good at it. This time she may have met her match. In Kenya, an Ebola-like pathogen has infected two Americans. One lies at death's door. With the clock ticking, Peyton assembles her team and joins personnel from the Kenyan Ministry of Health and the WHO.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Horrible Australian accent and a tenuous drawn out story

  • By Jack on 06-07-2017

Horrible Australian accent and a tenuous drawn out story

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-07-2017

If you've got a book with many many Australian characters, hire a narrator who can do an Australian accent. Every time an Australian character started speaking I cringed and it (among other things) eventually made me stop listening.

The story is very drawn out and all over the place. I agree with many other comments that it's about 10hours too long and has many story lines that are unnecessary.

A really shame I got about 8 hours in and wanted to give up, gave it until 13 hours and then really did give up.

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