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The Survivors

Pandemic
Narrated by: Zehra Jane Naqvi
Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
4 out of 5 stars (9 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

"I didn't realize how much I would miss grocery shopping until it was gone."   

Life was pretty good. The love of Alice's life had proposed, they were proud new homeowners, and she'd just landed a great promotion at work. Things were going to plan.    

Well, they were, until the Red Death struck.    

Billions dead in a matter of weeks. The survivors are few and far between. No one is safe. Life will never be the same again.

©2018 Alex Burns (P)2019 Tantor

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An Australian Survival Post Apocalyptic Novel

I find that when I come across an Australian based story I devour it.
I enjoyed this, have discovered that book two is due out in a couple of months and so preordered. Looking forward to it.
I do have to say, as someone who has some preparedness background that people can be very dumb and yes I believe that how the MC is portrayed is exactly how some people will react.
Just a warning that the books ends on a freaking cliff hanger. So if you hate that as much as I do it’s best to wait for book two to be out before starting this one - because now I’ve got to wait before I can find out what happens.

It does make you think what would happen if a pandemic were to happen, who would survive, how many children and animals would be left to fend for themselves.

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Good Aussie book!

It’s great to find an Australian post-apocalyptic novel. Tired of all the American ones where violence is so prominent. This one feels right for Australia, even the bad guys have a measure of control and respect!

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Terrible

It was bad enough and then it just finished “to be continued” not even at an exciting part. Huge disappointment.

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  • Merredin, Australia
  • 24-06-2019

Realistic

This book starts of slow, but is something Ive wanted to read for a long time. Its not the usual American story where masses of fire power and Humber's are available and every body is ex military and bumps into and bonds with army buddies. In Australia we have different gun laws and not every body is going to pull out an M5 and shoot each other. This book is written by an Australian, in Australia. Looking forward to reading the rest.

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  • Peter E. Deatherage
  • 19-06-2019

Not a lot hapens

This is an interesting book with not a lot of action or tension. Only one scene of potential violence. It feels very real, but I also got a little bored and just as it seems they might add some strife and tension to the story, it ends. Apparently this is to be one of a series, but I always hate books that end on a cliffhanger and you have to wait months or longer to read the next chapter.

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  • stephanie p
  • 29-03-2019

Couldn't put it down

I loved this book. I really did. I think the publishers description/Summery is accurate. I like that it is in Australia as most of the apococolypse books I have found are based in USA, or Britain. I really loved the concept and really everything about it. Listened to it within two days. Just couldn't stop. I wish there was a second book.

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  • arley r earnest
  • 22-02-2019

Boring

I listen to a lot of audible books. This one put me to sleep. Absolutely boring

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