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The operators face their demons

Mission complete, Alpha team enjoys their first chance to breathe and tend to their humanity. But the darkness leaves them alone with their demons - and those who have found love may yet learn that it is fatally incompatible with duty....

The carrier faces unimagined threats

The JFK steams for Africa despite rumors of lone Zulus still wandering belowdecks. But when Dr. Park and Sarah Cameron are trapped in an isolated compartment, they learn that one Zulu can kill you just as dead as ten million - while up on the flight deck, a lone assassin inflicts horrific damage on the hopes for a cure....

London preps for humanity's last stand

Amarie and the Tunnelers find themselves resettled in a chillingly postapocalyptic London, where mini outbreaks are hushed up, and the displaced will cut your throat just to take your shoes - all as history's largest fixed fortification goes up along the M25 ring road around the capital....

The Royal Marines drop into hell

Lieutenant Jameson and his battered Royal Marines launch, by air, to retrieve a rare biomedical device, which is indispensable to developing a vaccine - but that lies buried at the center of a perilously rotting structure in a city of millions (all dead). When the walls come down and the horde descends, Jameson may be the last man standing - and his only chance of survival lies with a lone Apache pilot who refuses to obey her orders to abandon him.... Hope survives - but the story of humanity is not yet written.

©2014 Michael Stephen Fuchs, Glynn James (P)2015 Podium Publishing

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Inconsistent with repeated battering of details

I'm going to be pretty sad if the rest of the series continues in the same style of this book. 6hrs through and I'm constantly rolling my eyes at relentless repetitiveness of details the read knows so well. "It was a runner, extremely dangerous and can run the distance of 34 baseball fields in a mere matter of moments, never relenting or giving it's victims a moment's respite, continuing to blah blah blah" this book is riddled with lines like this making simple scenes endless.

There are also inconsistencies which made my eyes roll a few times, a prime example is SPOILER ALERT:


When the doctor, storeman and bodyguard women go down into the depths of the carrier to find some stuff. It's described as a labyrinth of bulkheads and compartments, with sealable doors/hatches at every turn. Queue zombie scene, then all of a sudden theyre stuck in a massive compartment with the exit a huge distance away.....

Anyway, absolutely love the series but I'm feeling it falling apart. I'm just hoping I'm not the only one who felt this way and the writer has done something about it.

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Arisen strikes again

Another great read in the ongoing saga of the apocalypse survivors. Numbers are dwindling and the action is unrelenting. More more more

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Probably one of my fav in the series

The last book wasn't great IMO but this one has me hooked again worth getting

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A good read but a bit of a 'stocking filler'.

This is a catch-your-breath book after Exodus. A few good chapters but it feels like a stocking filler. Definitely setting the scene for the next phase of operations for the A-Team.

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Great series

Better and better each book. Love it. I cant stop listening and just move on immediately to the next book each time. R C Bray is the best narrator.

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wow!

this series keeps getting better. that said this book felt mych shorter than the last few. still awesome though.

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  • Kimmy A
  • 28-06-2015

Exciting as Ever!

Book 6 was a perfect continuation of the last, and it provided more depth into the characters. I can't wait for the remaining books to be put out in audiobook format. R. C. Bray is perfect!

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  • john c haanraadts 2
  • 25-01-2016

Solid zombie story

This is one of my favorite zombie series. The story is good and there is plenty of action. I like the characters and the narrator does a fine job. I recommend this to all survival horror fans.

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  • Edward Bruning
  • 30-10-2015

It ain't over yet.

If you've listened to all the other books up to this point you need to keep going.

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  • J. Gordon
  • 14-07-2015

Great continuation...and still the most witty

This is such a fantastic serjes, the best in so many ways. Besides all of the superb elements you would expect in this genre of fiction, I find the writing the most witty. I find myself laughing out loud when the "operators" make their wise cracks.

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  • M. Bowles
  • 07-07-2015

My new standard for five star perfection!

Would you listen to The Horizon again? Why?

The only bad element of this series is I can't listen to anything else; nothing offers the same experience. This edition to this series is easily as good as the last and it just keeps going and getting better. I usually look forward to a good ending; I hope this series never does. The characters, THE NARRATION (absolutely the best of the best) and the flow of this series has me driving unnecessarily for hours and miles so I can find out what happens next. For the first time the end snuck up on me, wasn't expecting it and was a little sad it got here, come on #7!

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Horizon?

When I hit select and purchased 5.0. That was the beggining of my most enjoyable listining experience yet and a visit to a world created by a master story creator and absolutely the most creative narrator in the business, without exception.

Any additional comments?

Take all my other ratings and throw them away, I have a new standard.

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  • Tilo
  • 02-07-2015

Over before you knew it

I guess it's a little like speed blindness; compared to the last book and the battle of the JFK this book seems so slow and suddenly it was over before I realized; with the worse cliff hangar ending ever!

Good opportunity to get to know the characters as they sail on the Kennedy, I'm finally able to tell whose who now, rather than they all being anonymous tough guys. Even Park was cool to get to know. I'm so glad that there are no twits you hate like in other books. Nice book, keep reading!

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  • As happy as a monkey with two bananas in his hands
  • 03-08-2015

Just take my money!

This book has to be the worse value ever! I mean I liked it so much I played the stupid thing at 2 x speed. I just couldn't wait to hear what would happen next. So an 8 and half hour book became just over 4 hours long. That meant I was burning through my money faster than I was earning! Michael Fuchs and Glynn James can just continue to take my money because I still don't see an end in sight for this series.

I could sum this one up with 'stop it, I like it!'

I do not know how the authors of this series sleep at night with this knowledge regarding my hard earned cash. Oh I know on a mattress stuffed with money I bet!

If you are reading this review and you haven't listen to any in the series so far. Do yourself a favour and get into it. Just be prepared to buy all of them!

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  • NYGirl
  • 23-09-2021

excellent book in series

great book in the series I'm starting the next immediately when I get up in the morning

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  • Stephen Taylor
  • 23-03-2021

This series keeps getting better!

I'm a former Infantry guy and combat vet. I also happen to be a Zombie nerd. This is one of my favorite series out there.

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  • Jessie
  • 20-03-2021

great story

character development was excellent. I really enjoy all of these books and im glad Tim not even halfway through yet. rip ammo city.

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  • Simon
  • 26-08-2015

Still going strong

I have really enjoyed this series and am clearly not alone. It continues to deliver maximum zombie action and a fast pace. I would say that for the first time I think perhaps the story could have done with a little more depth around the scenes in London. Some more effort to build on the atmosphere and situation for the characters there.

That said, this series has been fast-moving from the start so I may be splitting hairs. I still can't wait for the next one to appear on Audible!

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  • dee
  • 24-05-2020

Good but too short!

Once again the story was well narrated by RC Bray.

Apart from the action on the Kennedy, the novel is quite undeveloped in terms of plot and story compared with the previous books. Having said that, I still enjoyed it.

The ending is pretty predictable, as is the cliffhanger- designed to make you get the next in the series and somewhat annoying. However, my main quibble is that this novel is too short to warrant using a whole credit. I felt a bit short-changed!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 24-06-2018

skippy?

is it just me, or did skippy the magnificent appear in this book? as always R.C Brays performance is outstanding!

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  • Mr. N. J. Richardson
  • 01-05-2017

drawn out.

good story but painstaking detail and catastrophe upon catastrophe drains the chance of 5 stars. I would like to hear the main plotline move on a bit quicker

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  • "elliothand"
  • 16-11-2016

Good story and performance, poor value

Book is too short and finishes too abruptly. Poor value but good story and performance

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  • David T-Rex
  • 28-02-2016

Stunning

The fact they take the time to develop the characters across the whole series so far gives you a feeling of engagement without getting boring. You genuinely are willing them on and to succeed. I am more of a sci fi person but I am gripped with this series.

Each book tells more of the story and you just want to know what happens next.

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  • Privat
  • 01-07-2015

not quite the thrill-ride like its predecessors...

but I'm hooked on the series and can't wait for the next one to come out.

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  • Sara
  • 21-07-2021

It just gets better..!

It started fine, but it's gaining momentum! Love this series. Seal Team meets the Walking Dead, with a Battlestar Galactica setup.

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  • Neveoscar
  • 13-10-2020

Superb

I seriously can't get enough of this series. It is absolutely tremendous!!
I almost don't want to listen to the last book in the series, because I don't want it to end.
Love it!!

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  • Tom
  • 16-09-2020

Not bad, but not great