Survive the infection! Survive the infected.
Book 1: A new flu strain has been spreading across Africa, Europe, and Asia. Disturbing news footage is flooding the cable news channels. People are worried and frightened.
But Zed Zane is oblivious. He needs to borrow rent money from his parents. He gets up Sunday morning, drinks enough tequila to stifle his pride, and heads to his mom's house for a lunch of begging, again.
But something is wrong. There's blood in the foyer. His mother's corpse is on the living room floor. Zed's stepdad Dan is wild with crazy-eyed violence and attacks Zed when he comes into the house. They struggle into the kitchen. Dan's yellow teeth tear at Zed's arm, but he grabs a knife and stabs Dan 37 times, or so the police later say.
With infection burning in his blood, Zed is arrested for murder but the world is falling apart, and he soon finds himself back on the street, fighting for his life among the infected who would kill him and the normal people, who fear him.
Book 2: Slow Burn: Infected picks up the story of Zed, Murphy, and Jerome where Slow Burn: Zero Day ended.
All three have been infected but have not succumbed to the most pernicious symptoms of the virus. Nevertheless, their band of fearful survivors, have ostracized them.
Back on the street, with weapons to defend themselves but little food in their packs, they embark on a search for Murphy's family while following a rumor of safe haven in the form of a doomsday bunker in east Austin.
But the world is more hazardous than they know. They expect violence from the voracious infected, but they have harsh lessons to learn about the uninfected. And humans to support the infrastructure of modern civilization, they find that danger comes in many forms.
Book 3: Zed is saying goodbye to one friend and pressing forward.
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Decent Story but the Narratio is unbelievably bad
I doubt it very much. Would avoid the Narrator like the plague
I like the fact it was set in the immediate hours, days of the outbreak. It puts you in that position.
Sean Runnette. He worked on all the Mark Tufo books and was amazing. Also loved James Foster who worked on Adrian's Undead Diaries
Just to check the reviews of the narrators more before committing to use a credit
I love this genre so ive listend to many of the best known books covering this topic. I am finding it increasingly hard to find real gems. The best way to describe the narration in this book is to imagine the most serious voice you can talking about vengeance and rage, all angry and sharp. Then imagine that voice all the way through the book. The characters could be talking about butterflies and rainbows but the voice would be the same angry serious tone no matter what the sentence was. It would be funny if it was not so annoying. Really struggling to Finnish.
Slow burn brilliant