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Mordacious Audiobook

Mordacious: The City Series, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

From the universe of the Until the End of the World series. (Note: The City Series can be heard before or after the Until the End of the World series)

Sylvie Rossi has the loner thing down pat, with the exception of her best friend, Grace. But when the two are trapped in a hospital during the last gasp of a dying city, alone time is no longer an option. A nurse's offer of sanctuary promises Sylvie the supplies she needs to survive the zombies - it's the coexisting with people that might do her in.

Eric Forrest will do whatever it takes to get into the dead city for his sister, including ending up dead himself. He's used to taking risks, but with every mile he travels death looks likelier and likelier, and finding his sister may be his only prospect for survival - if he can make it home.

Sylvie doesn't need more than food, water, and shelter. Eric wants only to find his sister. But sometimes what we think we need isn't what we need at all, and what we find is more than we expected.

©2016 Sarah Lyons Fleming (P)2016 Audible, Inc.

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    Jenny Taylor 13/10/2016
    Jenny Taylor 13/10/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "bring on book 2"

    think I'm in love with Eric Forrest, lol why is it so hard to find good men outside fiction??

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Kiah 12/01/2017
    Kiah 12/01/2017
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    "Love this Author"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    I love this book right up to the end. Could do with more protaganists and drama but underneath I really dont want that....This book was all about one girl's fight with herself and anyone who has been through it will love it but also hate it when they recognise themselves. I need to read more to see where it goes, but definitely worth the tears I shed when I saw me in the main charachter....


    What did you like best about this story?

    The depth of the charchters


    What does Luke Daniels and Therese Plummer bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

    I probably would have heard the book in those voices in my mind... they were pretty spot on


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    I cried for 45 minutes when Grace told Sylvie she was alone and no one cared if she lived or died....I sobbed


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Kate Munks 10/01/2017
    Kate Munks 10/01/2017 Member Since 2015
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    "Addictive!"

    Loving everything Sarah Lyons Fleming writes. Cannot wait for the next book in the series!

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    emmoff Australia 17/11/2016
    emmoff Australia 17/11/2016 Member Since 2015

    "I'm walking but I'm reading!"

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    "I'm a sucker for a Sarah Lyons Fleming series"

    More of the same from the author who bought forth zombies in her Until the End of the World trilogy. This time we follow relatives that were left behind in New York. Good caring people zombie killing with some angst thrown in. :)

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Luke Perger 14/10/2016
    Luke Perger 14/10/2016 Member Since 2017
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    "Loved this book."

    Just as good as the end of the world and after series
    Can't wait to see where this goes.

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    Rani 25/09/2016
    Rani 25/09/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "I loved this book!"

    I loved the characters and narration of this audio book. I can't wait for the next book. Hurry up please!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • LD
    25/09/16
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    "Feel Good Zombie Apocalypse"

    I was excited to find Sarah Lyons Fleming had released another book in the Until the End realm. I loved the first series and have listened to it multiple times. I must admit I love this book more than any of the three in the original trilogy and novella.

    I love how real these characters were, how SLF made them loveable even with their flaws. Sylvie's and Grace's friendship is enviable. The humor between them and Sylvie and Eric is perfect. I never thought a post apocalyptic book could make me laugh out loud so many times, as well as feel fear or sadness.

    This book has joined my top 5 books of all times. SLF has a real gift for words. I can't wait for the next book.

    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
  • Wendy
    Lawrenceville, GA, United States
    16/09/16
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    "Feel Good Zombie Stories!"
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    Loved it! If you are new to this author, stop! Check out her trilogy + novella, Until The End of The World. Mordacious is a spin off of that series. It is not essential that you read Until the End of the World first to enjoy this book, but I recommend you do. <br/><br/>Do you like zombie / survival stories – but hate to get bogged down with endless tragedy and after tragedy? I love apocalyptic novels, but I am often turned off by plots that take the reader down a dark hole (evil humans, society at its worst, characters spending the entire book trying to find a way out of a hopeless and ugly scenarios). While Fleming’s novels include all these elements, her books center on the dynamics of the survival group. The plot is centered on her characters, their struggles, and growth – that happen to be in the middle of a zombie apocalypse.<br/><br/>Fleming wrote the first “Feel Good” Zombie story I have ever read – and it was such a breath of fresh air! That is, when my heart wasn’t racing from fearing for my beloved characters well being and safety. <br/><br/>Narration: I am a narrator snob. I have loved Luke Daniels since “The Druid” series… he does a fine job here. I am new to Therese and thought she was a little better fit for the character she’s playing. The story is told from two points of view, so that is why we get a male and female narrator. When the two characters are together, the narrators get to play off each other, the narration really shines. I saw one negative review of the narration and I honestly don’t know what they are talking about. The narration is great.<br/><br/>Can't wait for the next installment!

    9 of 10 people found this review helpful
  • marti
    14/09/16
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    "This book was so satisfying!"
    What made the experience of listening to Mordacious the most enjoyable?

    I previously read it before I listened to the audiobook. I think I enjoyed reading it better, but I still loved listening to it.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Sylvie and Eric were probably tied. They are both so funny and witty and i obviously love what's happening between them. Sylvie isn't afraid to stand up for herself and her friends. She doesn't realize the impact that she has on people. She thinks she isn't worth anyone's friendship, but she doesn't realize that anyone she meets loves her. Eric gets her. Knows when to push her and when to back off. He gives her time to adjust to him and he respects her personality traits.


    Have you listened to any of Luke Daniels and Therese Plummer ’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

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    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Sarah has a way with words. She could write the dictionary and I would still listen to it all in one sitting.


    Any additional comments?

    If you haven't read the prequel series to this, you are missing out. It's called "Until the End of the World" and it has three books. They are so phenomenal. I have re listened and re read probably a dozen times. Do yourself a favor ;) This series is setting up to be the same. I love her writing. And her plot twists.

    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
  • Brandy Blackerby
    CLINTON, UT, United States
    3/01/17
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    "I have listened...."

    I have listened this series Starting with Cassie's Journey & all she went through!! I was excited to find this book about her brother Eric & his Journey! I can't wait for the next book to come out!! Even though this series has new narrators they did an amazing job! In a way I'm glad Sarah Lyons Fleming switched narrators for this series! DON'T GET ME WRONG THE OTHER NARRATOR WAS JUST AS AMAZING but I like her voices for Cassie, Nelly, Penny, Anna & Peter as well as all the other Characters for that series! So it's good to have new narrators for Eric & his group!

    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
  • MRR
    Atlanta, GA
    19/09/16
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    "LOVED!"

    To say I was excited to see a new book out by Sarah Lyons Fleming is an understatement. After finishing. I feel the need to go back & relisten to her Until the End of the World series and at this point I think I will read everything she writes.

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • Liz
    USA
    16/09/16
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    "MUCH MORE THAN YOU EXPECT!"
    What did you like best about this story?

    Please don't think of this as another Zombie book. Sarah Lyons Fleming writes so much better than that. I read her first set of books and if you haven't you should! <br/><br/>This is more of a side story rather than a sequel. Same time frame but this group is in a different area. They are left behind in NYC when the bridges are all bombed.This is more than how they survive the crazy virus that produces zombies. <br/><br/>This is a human relationship book, how people bond together, and it gets your heartstrings just like her other books. You won't want it to end because you don't want to let these people go.<br/><br/>Narrations is perfect!


    6 of 8 people found this review helpful
  • AmazonSand
    NC United States
    1/08/17
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    "Loved it the second go round!"

    I read the book the first time and ordered the audio the second time. I typically NEVER read books more than once but this book is an exception. Read It! You won't be disappointed!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • MDY
    Arizona
    4/05/17
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    "Love this series, can't wait until Book 2"

    I like Zombie books, but I'm kind of picky. It gets monotonous when there's blood, gore and eating of human flesh, 24-7-365. So when I found a free book download on Audible, So long Lollipops.....I found nirvana. I plowed through the "Until the End of the World" series and was saddened when I discovered that series was finished. That's when I got desperate and plugged in Sarah Lyons Fleming's name into Audible and found Mordacious....Yahoo! I hit the mother lode! Now, I'm finished with that one and I'll have to wait until the next of "The City Series" comes out:-( Can you tell that I'm in love with this series. Oh well, I'll have to placate myself with some other meaningless books until the next comes out.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Robin Dillon
    15/04/17
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    "Harlequin Zombies?"
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    I really enjoyed her first series with Cassie and friends, and while I liked finding out what happened to her brother there was way too little zombie action and way too much romantic angst. This seemed like a book written for a harlequin romance series with a bit of zombies thrown in. The main female character was just too stereotypical 'nobody can ever love me'. Perhaps having Terese Plummer queen of romantic narration didn't help with that feeling. I will continue the series because I want to find out if they ever meet up with Cassie.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • deedeeg
    gilbert, AZ, United States
    5/12/16
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    "Love this. More please!"

    This was a long one but I liked it so much I barely noticed and now I can't wait for more. Hats off the narrators for pulling off so many different voices. Luke Daniels is one of the best. The story was great, the characters were interesting and there's so much potential for the series. Seriously great listen.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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  • Carina Regan
    22/11/16
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    "Pure Zombie Joy!"

    I love Sarah Lyons Flemings's other books she wrote about the Zombie Apocalypse and I was so thrilled when I found out that she wrote about Eric's and Maria's journey. (You don't have to read the other books before, to understand the story.) Fleming brings the characters alive and there's never a dull moment. Its funny, full of action and very addictive! I can't wait for the next books in this new series!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Jo
    leicester, United Kingdom
    11/11/16
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    "Amazing! Can't recommend highly enough!!"

    It's been so cool to see what happened to the other side of Cassie's family!
    I was slightly worried that the city wouldn't live up to the excellence of the 'end of the world ' trilogy but I needn't have worried as this book was just as good! The characters are fantastic and I think she should never stop writing these stories! I could listen forever. The narrators are fantastic as well!

    Please hurry with the next one, I'm starting to get withdrawal lol!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Sharon
    11/10/16
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    "I really love this series of books."

    I've listened to all the books in the serise twice so far. I love the characters, the story lines and the threads of connection between survivors. Listening to what Cassies brothers journey has been like and the people hes met and their survival in the city through another strong yet vulnerable female character. I love it! Great listen... Can't wait for book 2 in the city series... Bring it on! 🤗

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Kindle Customer
    London
    27/04/17
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    "Brilliant"

    This is a must read. So we'll written, I always wondered what happened to Maria, now I know and can't wait for the next book in this new series.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Aleuna
    25/04/17
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    "Better than the 'end of the world' series"

    I finished this book in a split sitting. My family were none too happy with me but I don't care, I haven't been this glued to my ear buds for a long time. Where End of the world focused on Cassie and her group of friends, The City series follows what happened to her brother Eric who, unaware that she made it out, travels in to the city find her. The other protagonist is Sylvie, a woman whose past makes it hard to trust anyone and has to come to the understanding that in order to survive she has to start trusting and open her heart. We also get to find out what happened to Maria, Penny and Anna's beloved mother.
    What I love about this book is the wider array of characters that Fleming has introduced. There is far more depth and emotion to them than in the previous series and I find myself wanting to know more and caring about them all in a way that was lacking in the previous series. They don't just feel like 'fillers' to move the story along, they feel like real people.
    Narration is perfect with both Daniels and Plummer injecting just the right amount of humour in the witty banter between Eric and Sylvie and a serious amount of desperation and emotion when describing contact with the Lexers.
    My only disappointment is that the next in the series isn't ready for me!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • adrienne w.
    25/03/17
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    "More please!"

    Great story and characters. Just as good as Until The End of The World trilogy. This is no sloppy sequel. Enjoy

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • suzanne
    27/01/17
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    "Wonderful moving and heartwarming"

    The whole series is excellent! Ive loved and hated and laughed and cried. Please keep these coming.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Mr. A. J. H. Jackson
    London, UK.
    21/12/16
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    "Feminist Zombie novel, shrill narration..."
    Any additional comments?

    ..lots of crying. Gave up after a couple of hours. Sorry men, nothing is sacred.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful

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