The Remaining (Remaining Series #1) [NOOK Book]

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The first volume in D.J. Molles's bestselling series, now in a special edition with the bonus novella The Remaining: Faith.
In a steel-and-lead encased bunker a ...
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The Remaining (Remaining Series #1)

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Overview


The first volume in D.J. Molles's bestselling series, now in a special edition with the bonus novella The Remaining: Faith.
In a steel-and-lead encased bunker a Special Forces soldier waits on his final orders.

On the surface a bacterium has turned 90% of the population into hyper-aggressive predators.

Now Captain Lee Harden must leave the bunker and venture into the wasteland to rekindle a shattered America.
This is the first novel D.J. Molles's bestselling series:

Book 1: The Remaining
Book 2: The Remaining: Aftermath
Book 3: The Remaining: Refugees
Book 4: The Remaining: Fractured

Novella 1: The Remaining: Trust
Novella 2: The Remaining: Faith

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Editorial Reviews

Library Journal
05/15/2014
As one of 48 specially trained officers who are only activated in case of national catastrophe, army captain Lee Harden has a special mission. When he comes out of his sealed bunker to a world devastated by plague, he must fulfill his mission to protect what is left of America. This four-book series was a huge hit when the author self-published it in 2012, and those who crave a military take on a zombie-like outbreak will want to check it out. The other volumes will be released in upcoming months.
Publishers Weekly
03/24/2014
Anxiety and building desperation fuel this debut zombie thriller, the first in a series that already has a significant online fan base. Army Capt. Lee Harden is alone in an underground bunker, preparing to return to a world where the FURY virus has turned most of the population into homicidal cannibals. Sharply targeted sentences depict an acutely human action hero who wrestles his anxiety by packing and unpacking his gear, trying to find online porn in a post-Internet world, and playing with his dog. Amply trained and armed, Lee is nonetheless a nauseated shaking mess as he emerges with little understanding of what he’s up against. With a handful of survivors, he embarks on a sweaty, frantic, bloody scramble across the surreally placid North Carolina countryside. Though this first installment is less a story than an establishment of scene and players, Molles’s precise construction gives readers ample reason to return, as does the agonizing companion novella, which provides an unnerving view of what occurred while Lee was waiting to begin his mission. (May)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780316404136
  • Publisher: Orbit
  • Publication date: 1/7/2014
  • Series: Remaining Series, #1
  • Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 6,569
  • File size: 953 KB

Meet the Author

D.J. Molles has two published short stories, "Darkness" and "Survive," which won a short fiction contest through Writer's Digest. The Remaining series (The Remaining, The Remaining: Aftermath, The Remaining: Refugees and The Remaining: Fractured) are his first novels and have been met with overwhelming success. He lives in the southeast with his wife and daughter.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 17, 2014

    I am really not a fan of this genre, but my wife said my militar

    I am really not a fan of this genre, but my wife said my military background would work well with this book.  Wow, she was right.  This book is well written, moves ridiculously fast and leaves you begging  for more.  Through the protagonist, Hero doesn't really fit here, the author  makes you feel you are right there with Capt. Harden.  The moral dilemmas, the right vs wrong vs survival aspect is incredible.  if you are a fan of thrillers, zombies, or any other fast paced, exciting novel, I cannot recommend this series enough.

    8 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 16, 2014

    I Also Recommend:

    Awesome military zombie saga. Gotta read the whole series.

    Awesome military zombie saga. Gotta read the whole series.

    6 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 17, 2014

    The Remaining series is absolutely wonderful.  Very well written

    The Remaining series is absolutely wonderful.  Very well written and will definitely keep you on the edge of your seat.  Be prepared to read these quickly because you can't put them down!

    5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 2, 2014

    It was alright. I couldn't connect with any of the characters, t

    It was alright. I couldn't connect with any of the characters, though. Some of the actions of the main character seemed a little odd.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 10, 2014

    Love love love this whole series. These books are very well writ

    Love love love this whole series. These books are very well written, great attention to detail, heavy on the military/survivalist run and rebuild side, lots of characters you really grow to care about, and wonderful character growth. Not traditional zombies, more the "infected" type, but I like both so fine by me. No mushy viewpoint of feeling sorry for the infected or romanticizing them, just thrilling roller coaster action and great characters. You will enjoy this whether you are military or not - but if you ARE military or gun savvy this series with not hack you off. Molles did some research - thank goodness - and for once nothing irritated me. Also, the female characters were well written. (one of my pet peeves) They were a variety of women, as we actually are, from sarcastic bad asses to whinier helpless types and everything in between. They were very individual and seemed well thought out - allowed to grow and change and be full characters. Often in this genre the women characters irritate the crap out of me. They are usually written as mommy/wives or whores and barely even exist in the story except to be rescued, slept with, scream "somebody save my chillllldren", or munched on. That was not the case in this series. I loved them all! I couldn't recommend a series more highly - even for those not traditionally zombie fans.

    3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 21, 2014

    Typically, this book isn't one I would have picked up on my own,

    Typically, this book isn't one I would have picked up on my own, I kind of just stumbled upon this find while reading a comment on another book. Usually I wouldn't have bothered, but the writer sounded ecstatic, so I checked out the reviews and picked up the audio book so I could check it out at work and I'm thrilled I did. It's an amazing read, and although it's place is definitely in zombie apocalypse or infectious genre it could easily fit in with any other fast paced action/military novels. I just finished Fractured, the fourth book in the series, and am eagerly awaiting the next installment. Obviously I recommend this book, the only negative thing I found was where one book ends and the next begins feels more like the shift in chapters, or paragraphs even, without much explanation. So before you start, make sure you have the books in the correct order with the first one first; this is not one of those series that individually will make sense as a stand alone. 

    3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 13, 2014

    The lone survivor meets the walking dead

    Good book, quick read. Better than most books of this genre.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 10, 2014

    Slow start. Laughable ending. Stupid middle.

    Slow start. Laughable ending. Stupid middle.

    2 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 7, 2014

    Best book ever written!

    Best book ever written!

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 6, 2014

    I read all 4 of The Remaining series in about a month after I di

    I read all 4 of The Remaining series in about a month after I discovered these little gems. All I can say is WOW! I read ALOT of books, and it takes a good story not to mention mad writing skills to keep me entertained. These series of books to that and more. I love this "end of the world" zombie apocalypse genre and DJ Molles does an amazing job with it. I VERY HIGHLY recommend the whole Remaining series to everyone.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 23, 2014

    Terrible story with no character interest at all.

    Terrible story with no character interest at all.

    1 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 7, 2014

    Very slow start and flat characters

    Very slow start and flat characters

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 24, 2014

    Serious mistakes made in firearm knowledge.

    Serious mistakes made in firearm knowledge.

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 20, 2014

    I Also Recommend:

    If you are looking for the next World War Z, look elsewhere. Thi

    If you are looking for the next World War Z, look elsewhere. This is an amateurish story with unbelievable situations and absolutley no character development. If you want a good zombie read, check out Zombie Fallout by Mark Tufo.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 20, 2014

    Average zombie story. Unbelievable setup hurts the plot. Unwise

    Average zombie story. Unbelievable setup hurts the plot. Unwise actions taken by hero seem too much like they were done just so the story could advance. I would have liked a few more zombies.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 10, 2014

    Late Fall - 2010 Reuters - Estimates say that nearly three thous

    Late Fall - 2010
    Reuters - Estimates say that nearly three thousand people nationwide, and fifteen thousand people worldwide have died of the H1N1 virus or Swine flu and nearly eighty thousand cases have been confirmed in hospitals and clinics across the United States and the world, the World Heath Organization reported. The influenza pandemic of 2010, while not nearly as prolific as the one that raged in 1918 still has citizens around the world in a near state of panic.
    New York Post (Headlines October 31st) - Beware! Children Carry Germs! - Halloween Canceled!
    New York Times - (Headlines November 3rd) - Swine flu claims latest victim - Vice President surrounded by family and friends at the end.
    Boston Globe - (Headlines November 28th) - Swine Flu Vaccinations Coming!
    Boston Herald - (Headlines December 6th) - Shots in Short Supply - Lines Long!
    National Enquirer - (Headlines December 7th) - The Dead Walk!
    There would be no more headlines.
    It started in a lab at the CDC (Center for Disease Control), virologists were so relieved to finally have an effective vaccination against the virulent swine flu. Pressure to come up with something had come from the highest office in the land. In an attempt at speed the virologists had made two mistakes, first they used a live virus and second they didn't properly test for side effects. Within days hundreds of thousands of vaccinations shipped across the US and the world. People lined up for the shots, like they were waiting in line for concert tickets. Fights broke out in drugstores as fearful throngs tried their best to get one of the limited shots. Within days the CDC knew something was wrong. Between 4 and 7 hours of receiving the shot roughly 95% succumbed to the active H1N1 virus in the vaccination. More unfortunate than the death of the infected was the added side effect of reanimation, it would be a decade before scientists were able to ascertain how that happened. The panic that followed couldn't be measured. Loved ones did what loved ones always do, they tried to comfort, their kids or their spouses or their siblings, but what came back was not human not even remotely. Those people that survived their first encounter with these monstrosities usually did not come through unscathed, if bitten they had fewer than 6 hours of humanity left, the clock was ticking. During the first few hysteria ridden days of The Coming as it has become known, many thought the virus was airborne, luckily that was not the case or nobody would have survived. It was a dark time in human history. One from which we may never be able to pull ourselves out of the ashes from.

    1 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 9, 2014

    Incredibly contrived plot with no character development.

    Incredibly contrived plot with no character development.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 5, 2014

    Total lack of characterization meant that I couldn't care less w

    Total lack of characterization meant that I couldn't care less when someone was killed. Plot depends upon characters making stupid mistakes to make sure they put themselves within reach of the zombies. Very boring first several pages as we get to hear about Lee's daily routine of playing video games and cleaning up after his dog.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 23, 2014

    I have read the first and second of this series and cant wait un

    I have read the first and second of this series and cant wait until #3 hits the store. A great story 

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 11, 2014

    Not for the faint of heart!

    This series is a rock'em sock'em robots roller coaster ride that will keep you on the edge of your seat. For me, it was stressful at times - like put the nook down and walk away for a while stressful - but I always came back because I HAD to find out what happened next! The story is brutal, dirty, gritty, violent. What else do you expect from a flesh eating zombie/apocalypse story? I'm already ripping through book 4, and hope that book 5 comes out really soon because I can't wait to see how it all turns out.
    I hear the author recently got a book deal with a publisher, I'll be keeping an eye out for more of his books.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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