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A New World: Taken [NOOK Book]

Overview

Dark clouds gather
A storm is breaking...

With the sanctuary built, there is a respite from the nightly night runner assaults. Jack Walker and the group of survivors have bought themselves a little breathing room. Or have they?
A peaceful daytime outing turns into yet another nightmare sweeping Robert and Bri up with it. The world has changed. Another danger has emerged. Ferocious packs of night runners still ...

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A New World: Taken

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Overview

Dark clouds gather
A storm is breaking...

With the sanctuary built, there is a respite from the nightly night runner assaults. Jack Walker and the group of survivors have bought themselves a little breathing room. Or have they?
A peaceful daytime outing turns into yet another nightmare sweeping Robert and Bri up with it. The world has changed. Another danger has emerged. Ferocious packs of night runners still prowl at night and Jack must now locate and rescue his kids. With vengeance on his mind, he heads into the heart of an armed camp. Night runners own the night and encircle the encampment. Jack must thread his way through this ring of fire to bring his kids to safety. Will his actions bring safety or invite more harm? With Night runners behind and armed men in front, Jack’s skills are pushed to the limit.

Mistakes were made.
Payment is coming….

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940033118502
  • Publisher: John O'Brien
  • Publication date: 3/22/2012
  • Series: A New World , #4
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 59,365
  • File size: 847 KB

Meet the Author

John O'Brien is a former Air Force fighter instructor pilot who transitioned to Special Operations for the latter part of his career gathering his campaign ribbon for Desert Storm. Immediately following his military service, John became a firefighter/EMT with a local department. Along with becoming a firefighter, he fell into the Information Technology industry in corporate management. Currently, John is writing full-time on the series, A New World.

As a former marathon runner, John lives in the beautiful Pacific Northwest and can now be found kayaking out in the waters of Puget Sound, mountain biking in the Capital Forest, hiking in the Olympic Peninsula, or pedaling his road bike along the many scenic roads.

Web Site: http://anewworldseries.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AuthorJohnOBrien

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Customer Reviews

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  • Posted December 11, 2011

    EXCELLANT READING!!!!

    FAST EXCELLANT READING. NOT MY USUAL GENRE BUT COULD NOT PUT IT DOWN AND CANT WAIT FOR THE NEXT. LOVED IT LOVED IT

    3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 11, 2014

    I Also Recommend:

    Great Zombie Story with something different. This was a very int

    Great Zombie Story with something different.
    This was a very interesting and exciting zombie apocalypse story. The characters were well-written and multifaceted. I can't wait for the next one in the series.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 23, 2012

    I really wish I could say that this series is terrible and the w

    I really wish I could say that this series is terrible and the writing is horrific, but I can't!! The 2nd book was even better than the first. John O'Brien does a great job of interweaving his past military knowledge with humor and suspense through this book. I found myself laughing at the banter between Jack and Lynn, but even more so when reading Jack's inner dialogue to himself. It sounds just like things I would be saying to myself-minus all the combat/zombie issues.

    This really is a great series that is completely different than any "zombie" books I have read. I really like the fact that Jack has him family around him, he has a big heart tempered with a take no bs from anyone attitude, and the story line focuses on a bigger picture than just lots of fight scenes with "night runners" as Jack and his group now call them.

    I like the test message that popped up on his open phone lying in his hands, "Are you alive? I need help."

    Excellent series. I would highly recommend this to anyone.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 15, 2012

    A good read, mini ripoff of the movie I am Legend.

    A good read, mini ripoff of the movie I am Legend.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 22, 2014

    I finished reading A New World 10 book series by John O'Brien. T

    I finished reading A New World 10 book series by John O'Brien. This series is so good and exciting and unique, I will have to read it again after I get caught up with other books on my reading list. I'm going to miss all my good friends who are characters in the books. If you like the zombie/horror genre, I highly recommend this series.

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    Posted October 5, 2014

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 5, 2014

    Dawnclan's medicine den

    Where the medcat can store supplies and heal cats

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 14, 2014

    Dotcincan reread this again

    Great read even the second time around

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 6, 2014

    Loved it!

    I've read tons of apocalyptic, post-apocalyptic and dystopian type books, but this series is one of my absolute favorites. The suspense, adventure, horror and intrigue kept me glued to the story. I usually like my stories to have a wrapped up ending, but hope this one keeps going. I've read each a couple times which says a lot since once through with a book I usually don't re-read them. So if you like apocalyptic stories then definitely check out John O'Brien's series!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 6, 2014

    Awesome!

    I've read tons of apocalyptic, post-apocalyptic and dystopian type books, but this series is one of my absolute favorites. The suspense, adventure, horror and intrigue kept me glued to the story. I usually like my stories to have a wrapped up ending, but hope this one keeps going. I've read each a couple times which says a lot since once through with a book I usually don't re-read them. So if you like apocalyptic stories then definitely check out John O'Brien's series!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 6, 2014

    Loved it!

    I've read tons of apocalyptic, post-apocalyptic and dystopian type books, but this series is one of my absolute favorites. The suspense, adventure, horror and intrigue kept me glued to the story. I usually like my stories to have a wrapped up ending, but hope this one keeps going. I've read each a couple times which says a lot since once through with a book I usually don't re-read them. So if you like apocalyptic stories then definitely check out John O'Brien's series!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 4, 2014

    Loved it!

    I've read tons of apocalyptic, post-apocalyptic and dystopian type books, but this series is one of my absolute favorites. The suspense, adventure, horror and intrigue kept me glued to the story. I usually like my stories to have a wrapped up ending, but hope this one keeps going. I've read each a couple times which says a lot since once through with a book I usually don't re-read them. So if you like apocalyptic stories then definitely check out John O'Brien's series!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 2, 2013

    So lame

    I got this book because of the plot and rave reviews. This is one dull read. The author spends too much time on minute details that add nothing to the story. I can skip a few pages and the character is still droning on about mundane things. The beginning is confusing as it does not explain what happens to the children's mother, or she is indeed the reason they are hiding in the basement. I would think the kids would be a bit more upset at not knowing the fate of their mother. And really, this guys takes his kids and another girl to the middle East to search for his girlfriend??? His main priority is to find a safe refuge for his family and trekking around the globe for, as he puts it, his sweetheart.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 5, 2013

    Excellent Book

    Can't wait to start reading book #2
    John O'Brien's A New World Series
    is a definite read for zombie lovers.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 4, 2013

    Guess what genius

    I am ledgend was a book first and that was a ripoff!

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 27, 2013

    Third in series

    So fast paced you can not put it down. Great series

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 27, 2013

    500 plus pages

    Second in the series. Could not put it down. It will not disappoint you.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 27, 2013

    One of the best !

    One of the best series I have had the pleasure of reading. It is worth your time to read. However, be prepared. You will not be able to put it down.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 27, 2013

    4th in series

    It is like you are there feeling everything that Jack feels. Great series.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 23, 2013

    VERY good read

    as a long time fan of the classic Romero zombie I am always wary of the new apocalypse. Most of the characters are hokey or the story is just a waste of time, not so with this series. This entire series is top notch, good charachters, tons of action and a story that sucks you in and holds you until you realize you should have gone to sleep several hours earlier. This series is far, far better than most and is just plain fun to read. The only drawback is you really should read the series in order so you get the most from the charachter and story development. Have fun with this series, I sure did.

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