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The City Series, Book 3
Series: The City Series, Book 3
Length: 26 hrs and 51 mins
5 out of 5 stars (63 ratings)

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The final book in The City Series is here!  

Sunset Park is gone. People are missing. 

Sylvie, Eric, and the other survivors have crossed the water to the security of a new Safe Zone, where they hope to heal their battered hearts, amass an armory, and get back at the ones who took it all away. But with zombies on the move and few resources to speak of, it’s harder than expected to plot their revenge. For some, it’s harder still to garner their resolve, since vengeance means more of them will die.  

But safety is ephemeral in a city where food is short and tensions are high. It seems fate may leave them no choice but to fight - and perhaps die - to restore their city to a place they can call home.

©2018 Sarah Lyons Fleming (P)2018 Audible, Inc.
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  • Kim
  • 22-02-2019

Can't wait for the next Series

Loved both the Until the End of World and The City Series, tried not to listen to a whole book to quickly but couldn't wait to find out what happened next. Hopefully Sarah Lyons Fleming brings out a new series very soon.

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This is awsome

I just don't want this to end characters so easily bond with you. Holding my breathe as I'm listening

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One of the best series in this genre

I loved these books so much. The characters are all fantastic, even the bad guys come off as believable. Evil but not sick and perverted as is common for this genre.

I’ll definitely be keeping an eye out for other books from this author. Great narrators too

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intriguing inspiring

I loved every moment of this story.
in all adventures emotional torment and wonderful moments. I never wanted it to end.
would love another book series on our they all recover their lives and the world. great series.

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Fantastic Series

I listened to all 6 books of both 3 book sets in this series and loved them. They had a male voice for male POV and female for female POV. I really wanted it to go on - perhaps another two character viewpoints from now. These were great. Get them and listen.

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brilliant, I am sad to see the story end as I've

really become involved in it. that's the kind of story it is.

I hate this comment box and the 15 word minimum, it makes writing anything a real drag. often I don't comment at all.

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un put downable

I am going to miss this .... it became my daily fix .... great real story and people

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Don't read Lorena's review.... Spoilers

Loved this whole series but very disappointed that I read Lorena's review which gave away who died and major stuff that happened... You need to take it down

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Always worth the wait

Book Three of the City series does not disappoint the only down side is that it is the last and the ride has ended.
It is a rollercoaster ride of joy, sorrow and laughter with a bit of love and survival thrown in. Really recommend the whole series and of course the Until the End of the World Series that can go before or after it. Waiting patiently for more from this author.

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I didn't want it to end!

Thanks Sarah. What an excellent series. Cried, laughed and got some survival tips. Looking forward to your next endeavour.

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  • Tonja
  • 21-12-2018

I'm Not Ready to Let Go

I'm not going to waste our time telling you how wonderful this book/series is. Obviously, you know it is flipping fantastic since you've read/listened to 2 (but most likely 5) other books to get here. I'm also not going list all the spoilers I want to just to pacify my need to share every facet of this book like word vomit. I will say that while the closure of this series was lacking compared to the Until the End of the World series of this collection. It doesn't suck entirely. Still, I'm not ready to let go. I want to hear about what and how they rebuild all that was built before. I want to know more about the lives of those who survived. And I am hinging the hope this book will come on something one character said. To loosely paraphrase - This will be the only world our children will know. And they will have to fight in a war that will most likely never end.

Also, I was pleased to find the format of this book was the same first book. I really liked Therese Plummer narrating the female dialogue and Luke Daniels narrator the male's.

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  • 🎧 Cyndi Marie 🎧
  • 17-05-2019

✫✫ 5 Stars ✫✫

Loved this book, this series and this world! I can't believe it's over but I'm so glad I didn't have to wait because I started these series after they were complete. This book was so full of action and excitement and mostly more human than zombie issues. I loved Eric and Sylvie and loved the ending to their story, it was exactly what I needed! The losses in this book were hard and vast but understood. This author has an amazing way with writing that sucks you in completely, I started Until the End of the World 6 days ago and completed both series already. I need more!!!!

The narration was amazing! Therese and Luke were perfect together and Luke was above and beyond with all the voices.

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  • Shauna Reyes
  • 26-12-2018

Love the world she created

Sarah Lyons Fleming truly is a gifted writer. The worlds she creates are never too far away from reality (aside from the zombies). Her character development is most impressive. Each villain has some sort of redeeming quality, even when you wish them dead. Every character is relatable and I could find qualities of my friends and myself in each one.
I was absorbed in this world and hate that the series is over.

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  • S.Veelo
  • 18-12-2018

Amazing ending to a truly engaging story!

I would never have considered myself a zompoc fan before I found these books, but boy was I wrong! I have read everything Sarah Lyons Flemming has written and I am seriously hungry for more!

This book was fantastic! It was the perfect ending to a really gripping a story! I fell in love with the characters, rooted and cried for them, cursed the enemies and quite literally ignored family, friends and tasks all weekend to finish it! If I could give it more than 5 stars I would! The only sad thing thing about the book is that it had to end eventually. Me thinks I may just start from the beginning and enjoy them all over again!

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  • Ann R.
  • 24-12-2018

Fantastic final book!!!

I LOVED the first two books and waited for the third one to be available on Audio and when I checked the other day and it was there I bought it immediately and just finished it, I would have finished it in a day if I didn’t have last minute Christmas shopping to do lol, I was actually sad when the book ended, it was just as great as the first two books if not better!!!

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  • Joyce
  • 28-12-2018

AMAZING!!!

This series is fantastic. I tried to go slow enjoying every single second. Definitely on my reread rotation!

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  • Julia Fedorov
  • 11-01-2019

In the minority.... sort of but not real

So I feel the need to cover the less than glowing bits that no one else seems to mind. So yes, this was long awaited for me and also deeply enjoyed. My criticism is small and more personal than anything. ****MAYBE POSSIBLE SPOILERS I ATTEMPTED TO KEEP VAGUE AFTER THIS POINT**** Sometimes, readers get more attached to secondary characters than the main of the main, and it's a little bit lame that this author seems way more willing to preserve the OTPs at the cost of nearly every secondary character people might care about. I'd consider it impressive how many the author is ready to kill off for both plot and proof she can bear to...but this feels a little like miracles magically (and expectedly) happened for the OTPs and secondaries were sacrificed to cover for the 'realistic death' quotient. There were also some that felt like an anticlimactic end to a great deal of building up. Basically the deaths that seemed 'worth it' for either plot or shock were few. Also there's no need to doggedly write quite so many sexual encounters when one is not comfortable in writing them. Either write them or write them a la Stephen King- the flirting, the lead in, then straight to aftermath. The sex was stunted and glossed but lasted too long to be either, and thus FELT like an author uncomfortable writing sex scenes to me... I'm happy with or without,but not this mildly awkward result. ALL THAT SAID, it was a satisfying ending to tale and worth the credit. Yep, I might have saved the most important approval bit for the endand kept it nondescript, but it's important to get a reader's ENTIRE opinion without skimping. I might have some very specific points of disappointment, but overall I will listen to it again happily.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 28-12-2018

The Last of the City series

I loved listening to this book. I read it when it came out but the audio book is even better. I wish more people had lived but the Epilog made me cry happy tears. Sarah Lyons Fleming writes an awesome book!!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 24-12-2018

love

love it best series ever. sarah is an extraordinary writer and storyteller. i am a huge fan!!

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  • Jules
  • 03-01-2019

Luke needed a refresher on Brother David's voice

Excellent story from an outstanding author. Too bad that Luke Daniels voices were subpar at best. Luckily the story and Therese Plummer made up for it!

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  • Sarah
  • 03-01-2019

awesome end to an awesome series....

I have loved all of Sarah Lyons Fleming's zombie stories, and this conclusion to the city series is as staggering as all the others. she really is a gifted, hard working and generous author; lavishing us with epic scale and detail, tragedy, humour, gore, heartstopping action and heaps of love. nothing is rushed, all our loved characters and new ones get lots of time and development. this book is over 15 hours, but never drags...
I love the struggle and the ingenuity and bravery of our heroes, but also their fallibility and mistakes and lack of clarity... it's brilliant writing... but mostly I love the hope and humanity, the love that underpins all these books. I've reread all the books several times, and they never fail to comfort, despite the subject matter.
oh, the readers mostly do their usual great job... I think Luke Daniels gets some of the other guys wrong, but with so many important characters it a very minor quibble, and probably inevitable... Therese Plummer is outstanding as ever.

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  • Sharon
  • 28-12-2018

so sad it's over

Amazing book, amazing author, amazing characters... I can't back this series more... it's pure glad. the writing is so rich. the narration , perfect!!! this is the best set of books in the genre. worth 5☆'s and more. so sad it's over... I've got a book hangover!

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  • Anne Marie Weller
  • 18-11-2019

Brilliant, fantastic, amazing

SPOILER ALERT
I loved this books & I’m getting withdrawal symptoms already. So sad that this has ended. We could have more, maybe they all come together? Wishful thinking I guess but I am going to miss Sylvia, Eric & Cassie & Peter. Brilliantly written, thank you.

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  • annee
  • 24-10-2019

thoroughly enjoyed

thoroughly enjoyed the last in the series and the best one it was. I will be listening to all of this authors work. thankfully have another series to go!

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  • Hamish
  • 13-10-2019

Read the other series first

Brilliant series just like the other one by the same author- BUT it says it doesn’t matter what order you read these in- I believe it does- read this trilogy AFTER the other series or risk spoilers!!!

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  • C.A.W.
  • 16-09-2019

instauration.

Loved it narrator's incredible, gripping story. enjoyed this whole series. ended well. probably listen to all again.

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  • S. Smith
  • 23-08-2019

So that’s it...

Well I have spent about a month in this world, between this trilogy (the city) and the first trilogy (until the end of the world). I’m sad it’s over. (Unless more books are written) these people have been my travel companions, people I have lived with while doing my daily chores and friends I have listened to while drifting off to sleep. I’m going to miss them. I am happy with how the story ended. Both of the narrators do an excellent job. I’m sure I will listen to these trilogy’s again

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 26-07-2019

my first experience of listening to Audio books .

Wow I have been lost in the Zombie apocalypse for last 5 weeks . I have listened to all the books in this series . It's been an enjoyable 5 weeks , I have really enjoyed all of the books none have disappointed and highly recommend them .
5☆

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  • Quirkyjay
  • 12-03-2019

Great conclusion to a brilliant series

I have really loved this series of books & enjoyed the concluding instalment immensely. It’s not the grittiest story in the genre but there are very well rounded characters & relationships & plenty of action. I think such a long book was very generous of Sarah Lyons Fleming as it could easily have been made into two books at this duration. My only niggle was some of the narration by Luke Daniels with some very dodgy accents which put me off quite a bit. Enough so, that I considered giving up at a couple of points. One of the returning characters voice had changed completely from the previous books to this, which was really odd. Therese Plummer’s narration was excellent, as always. Overall though, an brilliant read.

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  • Annette Wright
  • 06-03-2019

Explosive

I've really enjoyed this series, and it's predecessor. This last book was a roller coaster of emotions and I admit to tears more than once. Very satisfying ending.

Very well narrated too. Excellent production.