In this volume, Mason visits a town called York, where he learns there is much more than meets the eye. Meanwhile, Tanner and Samantha continue on their trek across the country.
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Understand, it is very difficult to get into any great detail with the plot without revealing spoilers. I will say this, though. Mason does finally make it to Glynco, the main headquarters for the U. What he finds there leaves the reader truly chomping at the bit for the next book in the series. Just finished all 3 books of The Survivalist and could not put them down. When is the next series of books???? Some of the training had been a bit extreme.
Or had it been? Many of her questions were answered the day the world as she knew it ended. The grid is down, and people panic as planes fall from the sky and cars stall. The US Government collapses and rogue government groups rise to power. Sam Wade is on a trip to reconnect with his estranged daughter studying in Boston when the interconnected US infrastructure is crippled by an unknown attacker. As the Internet, communication networks, and power grid go down, the world is soon thrown into turmoil and danger.
Faced with no other choice than to battle their way home through a country on the verge of collapse, Sam and his daughter will have to face more than a troubled past - the future is deadly. Archie's Heart is a war story - a collaboration novel by four post-apocalyptic authors: L. Glaspy, and L. Douglas Hogan. Using his unique skills as both lawman and soldier, he leads an elite team tasked with retrieving critical supplies for mankind's last survivors. While delivering goods to an independent food supplier, known only as "The Farm", Mason uncovers a secret that goes against all that it means to be human.
Refusing to join their ranks, he soon finds himself the target of a man willing to do anything to keep that secret from being revealed. There they discover a menace so great that it threatens to leave the surrounding area forever uninhabitable. When Tanner is captured by a militia group, Samantha is faced with not only surviving on her own, but also finding a way to secure his escape. With Tanner and Samantha away, Issa secretly departs for Mount Weather to share the exciting news of her pregnancy.
Armed with an elephant rifle and her two trusty blades, she discovers a band of men trafficking in those who have been afflicted with the virus. It is then that Issa must decide where her loyalties lie, as well as how much risk she and her unborn child can endure. Loved the story and the narration but my only problem with this book was that it was very short compared to the previous books.
Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why? This series is very well written. My family and I are looking forward to book nine! Looking forward to book 9 and more to come in the series. We find Deputy Marshal Raines and his team scavenging supplies for survivors. Delivering these supplies to an outpost known as The Farm, Raines uncovers some horrific details regarding the food the camp has been serving to the colonists.
The leader of the compound, Locke pleads his case to Raines and asks him to join forces in an effort to prevent future problems, train his rag-tag forces, and continue to retrieve supplies as he had been doing. Raines cannot abide what is going on within the compound and must refuse the offer. Once that detour is taken care of they continue their mission to recon the local nuclear facility. They rescue the operators that were left to care for the facility and were being held captive by a militia group bent on doing dastardly deeds. Meanwhile Issa heads back to Mount Weather to tell her peers about her pregnancy.
Issa believes this news will brighten their outlook and bring hope back into their lives. This has been a great story with lots of action, great characters; well-developed and very likable. The narrator, John Farrell, has done a great job throughout the series. Did I say it was great? I enjoyed the first book in the series so much that I continued reading the rest of the series within two weeks. The author's writing was both compelling and very realistic.
The narrator did a wonderful job. After reading the first book, I was hooked. I have read many books apocalyptic books and this The Survivalist series , written by Dr. Arthur T Bradley , has now become one of my favorites. I would recommend this series, not just the book,. What was your reaction to the ending?
No spoilers please! Its on par with this authors previous endings and it leaves plenty for the next book in the series. Any additional comments? This book feels like a transition. The primary story from the previous books is finished and this book obviously transitions to the next big story line I'm really hoping the author carries the characters on to another big adventure! Bradley did it again! He writes a great series and I cannot wait for the next book to come out!
And Farrell narrates perfectly Raymond F. Jones , The world's machinery grinds to a halt after comet dust arrives. Terror from the Year Doomsday For Dyson. A made-for-television play by J. Several of the issues brought up in the programme were discussed in an hour-long debate following its conclusion. A group of survivors from an atomic war become trapped in an underground station — During the play, broadcast live on Armchair Theatre , one of the actors Gareth Jones actually died whilst the show was on the air.
George, Peter — filmed as Dr. Strangelove by Stanley Kubrick. The poem from Collected Poems — by George Macbeth. On the Beach . The World, the Flesh and the Devil . Adapted from M. Shiel 's The Purple Cloud. A TV adaptation of a play by Marghanita Laski.
Pat Frank — the aftermath of a nuclear war in a rural Florida community. Level 7. The Twilight Zone — numerous episodes, and its revivals. Atomic War Bride [ citation needed ]. A Yugoslav science fiction drama film directed by Veljko Bulajic. The Final War. Shigeaki Hidaka, a Japanese film about a third world war started when the US accidentally drops a nuclear bomb on South Korea Japanese title: Dai-sanji sekai taisen: Yonju-ichi jikan no kyofu.
The Time Machine . A Canticle for Leibowitz. Miller, Jr, Walter M. The Last Woman on Earth. The Earth's oxygen levels drop suddenly, suffocating most life—survivors in an oxygen-producing jungle speculate that this happened because of "a bigger and better bomb" but the reasons are not made clear. Beyond the Time Barrier. Galouye, Daniel F. Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea. Ballard — First published novel. World destroyed by increasingly powerful winds. Panic in Year Zero! A movie about a family that escapes Los Angeles after the city is devastated by a nuclear attack. This Is Not a Test.
Loosely based on the John Wyndham novel of the same name. The film Triffids are a venomous space-borne plant, and arrive on Earth via meteorites. Brian Aldiss — Presents a dying Earth where vegetation dominates and animal life is all but extinct. Ballard — Climate change causes flooding.
Anthony Burgess — Global over-population and famine leads to mass chaos.
John Christopher — A decrease in radiation from the sun causes a new ice age. Cat's Cradle . Comic books series by Gold Key Comics. Novel by Austrian writer Marlen Haushofer. Adapted to film in by the same name. A forty-something woman while vacationing in a hunting lodge in the Austrian mountains discovers that a transparent wall has been placed that closes her off from the outside world; all life outside the wall appears to have died, possibly in a nuclear event. War novel by Ralph Peters. Islamic extremists launch a series of dirty bomb attacks against the West, which results in a backlash against Muslims.
A radical Christian government takes over the US and sends the Army, Marines, and a National Guard full of evangelicals to invade and retake a long-nuked Israel. Strangelove . The Last Man on Earth. The Time Travelers [ citation needed ]. The Dalek Invasion of Earth. The Doctor Who serial. Some examples from the relaunch are in Army of Ghosts and Doomsday , and in The Sound of Drums and Last of the Time Lords though it could be argued that only the Master is alien.
The Day the Earth Caught Fire. Ballard — A super drought evaporates all water on earth. Brian Aldiss — The human race becomes sterile. Time of the Great Freeze. Robert Silverberg — Another ice-age has engulfed the earth. A group from New York travels over the ice to London in the year The Outer Limits.
Nuclear War Card Game. Thomas Disch — Alien flora is seeded on Earth, and quickly comes to dominate all landmasses, threatening Human extinction. John Christopher — Civilization destroyed by massive worldwide earthquakes. Television adaptation of the Novel of the same name.
Daleks - Invasion Earth AD. The jungle in Africa starts to crystallize all life and expands outward. Harry Harrison — Made into the film Soylent Green directed by Richard Fleischer — showing a world where humanity had become massively overpopulated, and a vague ecological disaster is creating a growing dust bowl, and the entire economy is collapsing. Late August at the Hotel Ozone. Czech title: Konec srpna v Hotelu Ozon  . In the Year [ citation needed ].
Journey to the Center of Time [ citation needed ]. Kavan, Anna — earth threatened by Nuclear winter. Rite of Passage. Alexei Panshin — Earth, after building a dozen or so Ships and seeding a number of colony planets, is destroyed. The Ships are technologically advanced, but the colony planets have all to some extent regressed technologically. The Ships' populations are managed on strictly eugenic lines: as part of this, they deliberately strand their young on colony planets for a month in the Trial , both to weed out bad genes and as a rite of passage.
Nebula Award winner, Hugo Award nominee. Planet of the Apes . Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Dick — basis for the film Blade Runner. The God Machine. John Brunner — Set in a future of extreme over-population. The Bed Sitting Room . Originally based on a play by Spike Milligan and John Antrobus.
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Roger Zelazny — made into a movie and a Hawkwind song Heroes and Villains. Marco Ferreri Italian title: Il Seme dell'uomo . The Ice Schooner. Michael Moorcock — Set in a new ice age on earth. Beneath the Planet of the Apes . The second film in the Planet of the Apes feature film series. The Last War. Kir Bulychev — in Russian language. No Blade of Grass . Based on the novel The Death of Grass. Volcanic apocalypse. Doctor Who serial Inferno in which attempts to tap the Earths core for power leads to a volcanic apocalypse.
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List of apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction
The Omega Man . The Overman Culture. Global warming. Mutant The Plastic Eater. Kit Pedler , Gerry Davis. A microbe designed to eat waste plastic gets loose. Directorial debut for Douglas Trumbull. An ecologically-minded astronaut struggles to save the last bio-dome preserving what's left of Earth's wildlife. Adventures with uncooperative droids and the rings of Saturn ensue. John Brunner — The United States is overwhelmed by environmental irresponsibility and authoritarianism.
The End Of The Dream. A Thief in the Night. Doomsday Machine. In , a crew of space travelers tries to colonize Venus after Earth is destroyed by a " doomsday device ". Directed by Herbert J. Leder , Lee Sholem , and producer Harry Hope. Battle for the Planet of the Apes [ citation needed ]. The fifth movie in the Planet of the Apes feature film series. Genesis II . Refuge of Fear [ citation needed ]. Spanish title: El refugio del miedo . Directed by Peter Fonda. A research team discover a way to travel into the future, and in doing so discover that a worldwide ecological catastrophe is imminent.
They send a group of earnest teenagers forward in time to repopulate the Earth after the disaster — but it doesn't end well. Flight of the Horse. A manga series by Go Nagai that tells the tale of a Japan devastated by a massive earthquake and mass volcanic eruption and isolated from the rest of the world, with the remnants of humanity divided between the strong and the weak. A sequel to Nagai's Devilman series. Stephen King — An unknown phenomenon makes Earth's machines turn against humanity.
It was later made into the movie Maximum Overdrive , which added an alien invasion subplot. The Camp of the Saints. The Third Cry. Planet Earth. Made for TV movie. A mutated virus created by a solar flare destroys virtually all of the human population. One family has survived, and endeavors to travel across America to their family home. Prophecies of Nostradamus. James Herbert — The last two novels of The Rats trilogy show how after a nuclear war, humanity is overthrown by mutated Giant Black Rats. A Boy and His Dog . A young man Don Johnson and his dog Tiger, the dog actor struggle for survival and encounter strife in a harsh, post-apocalyptic wasteland where food, water, and women are scarce.
Based on the writings of Harlan Ellison. Black Moon [ citation needed ]. The Noah [ citation needed ]. Daniel Bourla — An American soldier becomes the sole survivor of a nuclear war. A Doctor Who story that also features alien invasion. Guerrillas from the future explain that they are attempting to kill someone because he caused an explosion at the peace conference, starting a series of wars that left humanity vulnerable to Dalek conquest.
Return to the Planet of the Apes. The Coming of the Horseclans. Robert Adams — followed by seventeen other books in the horseclans series. Series by Robert Adams — first book Robert C. The Ultimate Warrior. The Girl Who Owned a City. Society is chased into domes by an ecological disaster, and holds a ceremonial death ritual for all citizens who reach the age of 30 to control the population. A man who formerly helped control the population flees the domed city to avoid his own ceremony. BBC series about the daily struggles of British survivors of a plague which kills most of the world population.
The People Who Own the Dark [ citation needed ]. Dick — in collaboration with Roger Zelazny. Allan W.
Eckert — The stability of the Earth comes into question. The Winter of the World. Poul Anderson — Civilization and a new species has emerged from a deadly Ice Age that has destroyed all previous life. Damnation Alley . Ralph Bakshi — A good wizard and his evil brother battle some two millennia after Armageddon.
Larry Niven , Jerry Pournelle — A comet impact. John Christopher — A virus wipes out the weak and the old, until the planet is populated by young teenagers only. William C. Heine — The planet is decimated by a virus, as told through the eyes of one survivor. Stephen King — Collected in the book Night Shift. Short story, tells the tale of a virus which turns males into female-hating psychopaths when sexually aroused.
Deathsport [ citation needed ]. An anime series by Hayao Miyazaki. Supermagnetic WMDs devastate Earth and causes virtually all land to be submerged underwater. Chelsea Quinn Yarbro — Two humans search for a way to survive in toxic wasteland. Republished in Game from TSR, Inc. Ravagers . Buck Rogers In The 25th Century. Mostly futuristic in appearance, but outside of the gleaming Utopian city lies apocalyptic ruins swarming with mutants. Australian movie; depicts a declining civilization through the eyes of the titular character who seeks revenge.
Starring Mel Gibson. John Crowley — Civilization transformed several millennia past an unspecified collapse of civilization. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Choose Your Own Adventure. GamebookBy Edward Packard. The Fifth Horseman. Larry Collins , coauthor Dominique Lapierre. This Time of Darkness . Japanese film also known as Virus , directed by Kinji Fukasaku.
Battlefield Earth. The Shadow of the Torturer. Thundarr the Barbarian. Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior .
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The second installment in the Mad Max series. This movie follows the titular character as he interacts with a community based around a small oil refinery and a group of marauding bandits. Film version directed by Christian de Chalonge. The Survivalist. Jerry Ahern — Series. First book , Total War. Game from Fantasy Games Unlimited. The Pelbar Cycle.
Series of seven books by Paul O. Williams — first book , The Breaking of Northwall A thousand years after a series of nuclear exchanges. Craig Harrison — Adapted into the movie of the same name. The Day of the Triffids TV series. Robot Revolt. Post-apocalyptic Italian film  .
The Aftermath . Returning astronauts encounter bikers and mutants in a post-nuclear setting. Released as "Zombie Aftermath" in the UK. Cyberpunk manga series by Katsuhiro Otomo published by Dark Horse Comics — about a group of young bikers in a post-apocalyptic Tokyo who clash with the government and psychics with incredible power. Adapted into a animated movie. Human Highway [ citation needed ]. She . A low-budget B-movie — an extremely loose adaptation of the novel She by H. Rider Haggard , starring Sandahl Bergman as a post-civilization warrior.
Warriors of the Wasteland . After a nuclear way humanity is reduced to starving tribes with roving gangs seeking to take what they can by force. The Super Dimension Fortress Macross. The anime series and its sequels rewritten and combined with The Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross and Genesis Climber Mospeada to create Robotech ', which dealt similarly with post-apocalyptic themes.
An Italian film set in featuring a mercenary out to rescue the last fertile woman on Earth. Endgame . Exterminators of the Year [ citation needed ]. Le Dernier Combat . Stryker . Testament . Warrior of the Lost World . Yor, the Hunter from the Future. Patrick Tilley — series, set at the end of the 3rd millennium. The Ashes . Series by William W. Johnstone - first book , Out of the Ashes.
Fist of the North Star. Influential shonen manga series by Buronson and Tetsuo Hara — A warrior trained in a powerful martial arts style rights wrongs and battles evil warlords in a post-apocalyptic world. Inspired the landmark anime series, a live-action film, and many games. Sterling E.
The Last Children of Schewenborn. Pulling Through. Series by Hideyuki Kikuchi — first book , Novels and later anime movies , set ten thousand years after a nuclear war occurs in ,. Genesis Climber Mospeada. Dark Enemy [ citation needed ]. In the Cell saga of Dragon Ball Z , a time traveler arrives from a post-apocalyptic future where two powerful killer androids have destroyed much of the world, and attempts to stop the same thing from happening in the main timeline. Radioactive Dreams . After an atomic war Phillip Hammer and Marlowe Chandler have spent 15 years on their own in a bunker, then they find the keys to the last MX missile.
A Polish comedy. All men, except two who were hibernating, die after a war with the use of an M-bomb that kills only males. James D. Drumm — series. First book: First, You Fight. Whitley Strieber , coauthor James Kunetka. Hayao Miyazaki — Based on the manga of the same name. In the Drift. Michael Swanwick — Also an alternate history Story — the Three Mile Island reactor incident resulted in a very large release of radioactivity, devastating the Northeastern U. An adaptation of the first two books in the trilogy by John Christopher. Landmark post-apocalyptic anime series based on the manga of the same name.
Game from Game Designer's Workshop — set in a world where a Sino-Russian war degenerates into a limited nuclear conflict that eventually drags in Europe and America. Series of films dealing with a future devastated by a war between humans and machines, the attempt of the machines to kill the hero of the human resistance in the past, and the attempt of the hero and others to prevent this future from ever coming to pass.
Def-Con 4 . Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome . The third installment in the Mad Max series. This film follows the titular character as he interacts with the post apocalyptic community of Bartertown. Warriors of the Apocalypse . After civilization is wiped out by nuclear war, an adventurer leads a group of wanderers on a search for the fabled Mountain of Life.
Children of the Dust. David Brin — A novel set in Oregon after the apocalypse. Series as a basis for the movie of the same name. The Steel, the Mist and the Blazing Sun. This is the Way the World Ends. Alan E. Nourse — Follows the progression of a new outbreak of Black Plague and the struggle to survive as society collapses. Larry Niven , Jerry Pournelle — Baby elephant-like invaders hurl asteroids at earth, humans revolt.
Margaret Atwood — Dystopia is fueled by rampant infertility caused by pollution. Starchaser: The Legend of Orin. The Adolescence of P The Mechanoid Invasion. GamebookAnd its source books, supplements and sequels was the first role-playing game from Palladium Books, conceived and written by Kevin Siembieda. America . In Colorado, years after a nuclear war in the US, humanity is back to the stone ages. Fist of the North Star [ citation needed ]. Animated Japanese film based off the manga of the same name.
Robot Holocaust . The Sacrifice . When the Wind Blows. Jimmy Murakami — adapting the graphic novel by Raymond Briggs. Series by David L. Robbins — first book Stephen King — Aliens remotely control machines trucks, cars and even vending machines to kill the human population before invading. Based on the Stephen King short story Trucks. Nature's End. Whitley Strieber and James Kunetka. The End of the Whole Mess. Stephen King — short story The End of the Whole Mess a distillate of a Texas aquifer, originally harvested and distributed worldwide to reduce human propensity for violence—curses humanity with premature Alzheimer's disease and senility.
Cherry [ citation needed ]. Creepozoids . Death Run [ citation needed ]. Hell Comes to Frogtown [ citation needed ]. Steel Dawn . The Soviet Union blames the U. Based on the Jerry Ahern pulp novel series. Three technicians working in an underground laboratory discover that a nuclear war has destroyed most of the above ground world. Series by Isobelle Carmody — first book War interstellar , Aliens ancient civilizations , Disease Mutations , Technology Use of Artificial Intelligence , Supernatural Daemons and Sorcery , Future collapse Isolation of colonised planets , Social collapse Return of medieval superstitions , Human decline Negligence of fundamental human rights.
The Eldar , a technologically advanced race who dominated the galaxy until the 29th millennium and was superior to the nascent human race, fell into moral decadence, causing the disfigurement of reality to numerous star systems colonised by the people of Earth fuelled by the negative emotions of countless sentinent species brought into instability and unending conflict merely for survival, while at the same time the majority of humanity's population had degraded to a pre-industrial society due to the loss of technology due to a massive confrontation with artificially intelligent machines over thousands of years, until an Empire forcefully united most humans under a fascist totalitarian theocratic regime that conducted an unending war for the genoside of every other advanced lifeform, including some affected by supernatural factors.
Wolf In Shadow. David Gemmell — The world is devastated by huge tsunamis. Most of the technology left in the world is on par with the mid to late s but there are some newer weapons around. Twilight of The Gods. In the Country of Last Things. Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future. After a war against the machines in which the humans lost, a small group of resistance fighters must keep humanity alive against the evil forces of Lord Dread.
Groundbreaking anime movie based on the manga of the same name. Miracle Mile [ citation needed ]. She-Wolves of the Wasteland [ citation needed ]. The Gate to Women's Country. Time Capsule . A computer game set in an alternate timeline where the earth's population is enslaved by an alien species known as the Orbs. At Winter's End. Miniature wargaming Miniature wargame by Games Workshop — A role-playing game franchise composed of the game and associated novels and short-story anthologies set within the Dark Future universe. Pat Cadigan — A novel set in a cyberpunk world following a vaguely described natural cataclysm.
War of the Worlds: The Second Invasion. The second season of this television spin-off from the movie was set after a successful alien invasion. The Blood of Heroes . Australian film written and directed by David Webb Peoples. Cyborg . Empire of Ash II [ citation needed ]. Empire of Ash III [ citation needed ]. Folk of the Fringe. Orson Scott Card — novella "West," plus several short stories. A racing game by Atari Games set in the aftermath of nuclear war with races taking place in the wastelands left over from the war. Al Sarrantonio — About a worldwide uprising of werewolves.
Mark E. Rogers — Combines themes of the rapture and zombies. Story by Joe R. Bacteria causes the dead to rise.