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Chaos: A New World

Book 1
Narrated by: Mark Gagliardi
Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (10 ratings)
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Publisher's Summary

Jack, a sometimes humorous, sometimes philosophical ex-special operations pilot and soldier is one of the few left to struggle through the desolation left in the aftermath; seeking to survive as a new ferocious species emerges from the rubble, hungry and unrelenting. Will his special forces training be enough? Will he be able to keep his children safe and guide the few survivors through perils that now roam the world they once knew? Or will the hordes that now own the night prevail, forever removing the last of mankind from existence? Humankind was once at the top of the food chain. But that has now changed.

©2011 John O'Brien (P)2014 Cherry Hill Publishing, LLC

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it was ok, not a bad book

After getting used to the narrator, it wasn't a bad book to listen too, to my to invest time to listen to next one

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Incredible Read!

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O.k. now I’m hooked. I thought book one was amazing, now I can’t stop reading/listening. This book is highly recommended!

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a different approach

I love that John O'Brian chose a different approach to the zombie genre. great stuff.

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  • L. FUDGE
  • 23-04-2017

Gripping story! Relatable characters!

One of the best apocalyptic reads out there. John O'Brien paints a vivid image and characters you love and root for.

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  • skyler rizer
  • 25-06-2018

great book

i loved how very technical this book is in association with flying. the creatures/night runners remind me kind of the creatures in " i am legend" but will finish the series. good job john and mark.

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  • Tina & Andy Siegrist
  • 30-04-2018

this is the kind of serise that gets you hooked.

this is the kind of series that when you finish a new book you come back just for the experience. theres not one book in this series that i have not enjoyed.

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  • Jeff T
  • 12-02-2018

loved it

loved it. what more needs to be said. great audible book and ready for this series.

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  • Nancy
  • 19-07-2017

That went very fast!

Very good book and narration. Great story. I can't wait for the second book. Getting it right now.

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  • Naioa
  • 24-04-2017

A New World-A New Series to Love

A new twist to the zombie apocalypse. I fell in love right away. I'm hooked and waiting for more. The Characters are interesting and are keeping me interested!

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  • rosanna landeros
  • 24-04-2017

Wow I'm so hooked

The more I listen to it I can't put it down I'll just say ten more minutes and then epilogue nooo

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  • terri
  • 23-04-2017

Excellent start to a great series

After listening to a A Shrouded World by John O'Brien and Mark Tufo I started reading John O'Brian's. A New World Series Chaos is the first book, a great start to the series. It's an exciting ride of fast paced action that scared the crap out of me! Jack is the one person I want to be with in an apocalypse. The "zombies" have a fabulous twist, I have not heard before. This book is well worth the credit!

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  • GG
  • 22-04-2017

Enjoyed it!

My first John O'Brien book. I really enjoyed the storyline. Had a bit of a time with getting used to the narrator's voice. Seemed a little reserved at first but finally fell into sync with the character. Definitely worth continuing in with the series.

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  • MB
  • 06-11-2016

Narrator is not so bad

I've listened to a lot! over 500 audiobooks with many different narrators. Mark G is not great but he's much better than many. I almost didnt start this series because of all the negative input regarding Mark G. Glad I got past that as the story was great.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 13-12-2018

Honest review

Absolutely brilliant, loved every moment and was left wanting more, brings listener/readers into the story and many times left on edge of smiling at the hints of humour will be reading and listening to the rest in series, when its finished will be followings jack in his adventure and meet up with Mike Talbot, excited for that as two characters I’ve grown fond of working together.

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  • alexander
  • 03-04-2015

A book for juniors

A bit lovey dovey and seemingly writen with teens in mind.
will still get thr sequel when I am in that frame of mind.

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  • Mark
  • 08-03-2015

Brilliant !!!

What did you like most about Chaos: A New World?

Its well told story and gripping atmosphere

Who was your favorite character and why?

I like Lynne as she don't take any nonsense and is a good partner for Jack

Which character – as performed by Mark Gagliardi – was your favourite?

Jack is a Favourite of mine and also Lynne

If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

Day of the Night Runners ???

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brilliant to listen to and cant wait to see what happens next , super super story

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  • David Hepworth
  • 30-05-2015

Really, really, awful.

Would you try another book written by John O'Brien or narrated by Mark Gagliardi?

Bad story, worse vocalisation. Only managed first 15 minutes and had to turn it off.

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

Anger that I had wasted a credit on it.

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  • Gavin
  • 15-01-2015

Excellent

Really good listening can't wait to get the rest, I quite liked the night runners
Well worth getting this book

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  • Trevor
  • 09-12-2014

Ok took a long time to get going

If you could sum up A New World: Chaos in three words, what would they be?

not too bad

Any additional comments?

I had shrouded world and enjoyed it but expected to because of Mark Tufo so i got this one and although for me it took a long time to get going it really got much better 1/2 to 2/3 of the way through and from there it was engrossing and very enjoyable.

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