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American Apocalypse: The Collapse Begins

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

An interesting story line

This book is the first of a series based on the adventures of a fictional character in an American collapse which begins pretty much like the mess we are in now. The hero (more an anti-hero) is obnoxious and borderline sociopathic, but the situations are realistic given...
This book is the first of a series based on the adventures of a fictional character in an American collapse which begins pretty much like the mess we are in now. The hero (more an anti-hero) is obnoxious and borderline sociopathic, but the situations are realistic given the premises of the book and some of the other characters are more sympathetic. In the sequel, titled American Apocalypse Wastelands, a new character is introduced who imagines herself to be (and maybe actually is) the Norse goddess Freya. She has supernatural or at least paranormal powers. Her introduction near the end of the second book hints that the author may be shifting genres from post-Apocalyptic to fantasy. A neat trick if he can do it. He has me hooked so far and I'll certainly download the next one.

posted by mermao on October 7, 2011

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1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

Just terrible in every way. Poor writing, poor editing, and unbe

Just terrible in every way. Poor writing, poor editing, and unbelievable character motivations. Suddenly a wimp gamer becomes a Rambo who loves to kill.

posted by quarter-mile-rifleman on August 23, 2012

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  • Posted October 7, 2011

    An interesting story line

    This book is the first of a series based on the adventures of a fictional character in an American collapse which begins pretty much like the mess we are in now. The hero (more an anti-hero) is obnoxious and borderline sociopathic, but the situations are realistic given the premises of the book and some of the other characters are more sympathetic. In the sequel, titled American Apocalypse Wastelands, a new character is introduced who imagines herself to be (and maybe actually is) the Norse goddess Freya. She has supernatural or at least paranormal powers. Her introduction near the end of the second book hints that the author may be shifting genres from post-Apocalyptic to fantasy. A neat trick if he can do it. He has me hooked so far and I'll certainly download the next one.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 13, 2011

    Great Book! A Must Read!!!

    This book hits a little close to home which makes it even better! Love the humor! Makes you think! Can't wait for more! Keep writing Nova!

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 29, 2011

    A must read.

    In this first book in the series we meet an unlikely protagonist. The first few pages introduce us to an IT weenie who is turned into a vigilante by the results of the recent financial meltdown. It's a nonstop action packed ride from there to the last page. You're going to hate having to wait for the next in the series! Better start reading in the morning if you want a good nights rest. Once you start you will not put it down.

    2 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 2, 2013

    I Also Recommend:

    This is a decent collapse of civilization novel. Understand it w

    This is a decent collapse of civilization novel. Understand it was written as a blog and then collated into this novel. Not a bad way to write, original and interesting. I think the author fails to capture the power of our federal government's near police state capabilities. The thriller moments weren't that thrilling. But to those who love the end of civilization kind of books this one is not bad. It's premise is realistic and that is the scariest part of all.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 23, 2012

    Just terrible in every way. Poor writing, poor editing, and unbe

    Just terrible in every way. Poor writing, poor editing, and unbelievable
    character motivations. Suddenly a wimp gamer becomes a Rambo who loves
    to kill.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 8, 2012

    Average

    Good read but the author's political views are very present

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 1, 2011

    Hang on for the ride!

    If you're an action junkie that loves a dark anti-hero, you will not be able to put this one down. This is not a meditation on the darkness of man or a 'how-to' guide for surviving economic collapse. It's an action-packed adventure, set in a dystopian future where worldwide depression grinds away the underpinnings of American civilization. Gardener is the protagonist, an anti-hero that loses everything and builds a new life protecting his new 'family' and bringing vengeance against the evil-doers who prey on the remains of society. This book is a fantastic page-turner, so don't make any plans for awhile once you start reading.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 20, 2013

    Garbage

    I want a refund

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 9, 2012

    Mistystorm

    Okay night!

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 9, 2012

    Carmelheart

    I try not to do it that often. Ok well, I'm tired. Goodnight!~Carmelheart

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 20, 2012

    Novastar

    In case ur still gping to the 6th book, go to the 4th result. If the book moves, follow it. If it moves and u cant find it then go to last result b4 more.

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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