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Geostorm: The Shift

A Post-Apocalyptic EMP Survival Thriller
Narrated by: Chris Abernathy
Series: The Geostorm, Book 1
Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
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Earth is alive. Deep beneath her skin is our planet's life blood. Rivers of molten iron, pushing around a core - her beating heart. This moving, fluid iron generates the magnetic field maintaining the delicate balance of life on earth. Until she has a change of heart.

International best-selling author Bobby Akart delivers pulse-pounding thrills in The Geostorm Series, the story of a planet-changing phenomenon, a natural disaster brought about by the Earth itself. 

The Earth's magnetic field surrounds our planet like an invisible force field connected by a north and south pole. It's what makes compasses point north and it protects our atmosphere from the continual bombardment of geomagnetic storms from the Sun. Without a magnetic field, the planet's atmosphere would be stripped away leaving critical infrastructure at risk and humanity exposed to deadly radiation. What happens when these poles begin to wander? This field grows weaker with deadly consequences for all of humanity. The change in the world's climate could change the face of the planet as we know it. 

Listeners will become enthralled with the discoveries of Chapman Boone, former storm chaser, and full-time field meteorologist who begins to experience extraordinary weather anomalies. His sister, Kristi Boone, is a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine known for being attune to the exotic animals within her care. At first, the changes in the animals' behavior are subtle...until they aren't. Follow the story of the Squire and Sarah Boone family, Indiana farmers and their children who begin to recognize the signs of The Shift.

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  • Jolene
  • 08-10-2019

Good story, painful narration.

Good story but the narrator's attempt of a French accent is so grating I'm having difficulty finishing this audible book. Very frustrating.

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  • Barbara Braim
  • 01-10-2019

Great read

I don’t think I have ever read a book by Bobby Akart, that I didn’t like. This is another great book by him. I can’t wait until the next book in this Series comes out.

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  • Nancy Chilton-Kendrick
  • 08-12-2019

Narrator is Too Distracting.

I normally like the narrator but his attempt at a French accept is so awful that I couldn't make myself listen anymore. Ruined the audiobook. I couldn't get past Chapter 41! I DO NOT recommend this book.

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  • E. Jackson
  • 05-10-2019

Disappointed

The first 2 hours of this audio were boring and hard to get into. At this point I went back and started reading the reviews. They were all 4 to 5 stars. So I'm thinking it gets better. I stuck it out and listened to the remainder of the book. It did pick up at the point Chapman met Elizabeth. Then it really started getting interesting. As soon as the story was climaxing it ended. What a disappointment! Then to fill what I'm guessing is some type of time allotment for audible. The author fills about an hour of the book plugging himself and all of his other books. As someone who's purchased many of his books I was extremely let down. Maybe if the author wants to redeem himself. Stop selling this book till you finish the series and sell it as a package deal.

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  • 匿名
  • 30-09-2019

Full tilt excitment from the first chapter.

What can I say Bobby Akart has done it again. Great characters great writing. One of the greatest things is that your learn along the way with the outstanding research he does. Chris Abernathy absolutely does an amazing job with every single character and animal in this book. I cannot wait for book #2, 3 or even more.

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  • Sonya W Elliott
  • 02-10-2019

Great read

This one blew me away!! Well done! Once again, Mr Akart you've keep me awake reading and listening to your book. Can't wait for the next one!!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 10-10-2019

Amazing

Intense, informative, exciting,edge of seat story as always. Love this new series! Can’t wIt for the next book!

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  • Robin
  • 02-10-2019

Mad and disappointed!!!

I’m a fan of this author, but this first book is a rush job! Taking bits of readily available scientific research results of climate change (easily found in Google!), and some known history of the Earths magnetic polls reversing; mashing it up together, sprinkle in some “plausible” psychiatric effects on animals, and call it a predictable day! Water spouts with captive row boats and their rowers swirling about in the vortex’s? I mean Cmon! I am just so peeved about this amateur effort from a better known author. I wrote stories like this when I was in High school! This Author knows better than to peddle off a half baked doughy attempt as a worthy book to his valued fans. What the heck? Was the Author suffering from an illness or hospitalization when writing this? It’s the only explanation I could find sympathy with.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 28-09-2019

Outstanding Book

I love Bobby Akarts books, out of all of his this first book of this series is at the top of my number 1 favorite

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  • Debra
  • 23-02-2020

Wait for the entire series to be on sale

After listening this 1st book, I believe I’ll wait for the entire series to be purchased together. It was fair and I have listened to lots of Akart books. There was too many love stories within the novel for a survival novel...and I listen to Romance novels. I felt like he was using those for fillers to get the book to take up a certain amount of time. There was also science that could have been shortened a bit. Abernathy was fair as the narrator. Several times within a conversation I couldn’t tell who was saying what. The voices were the same.

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  • Lambertus
  • 04-03-2020

Brilliantly science, story driven eye opener

As a scientist at heart this is a very enjoyable book with some stark realities hitting home. The pure savage chaos of events indicates thorough research has been done before writing making it even more memorable. Thank you