Surface Runners

Surface Runners

by Pierre Bunikiewicz

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Overview

In the underground setting of a post-apocalyptic world, humans are forced to live deep underground. Their well-being depends on a select group of men called Surface Runners who dare to set foot on the surface to recover supplies and spare parts needed for the survival of humanity. But these brave men's Run time is limited. Anyone spending over forty minutes on the surface meets death. For the enemy controlling the surface is fierce and unforgiving. And their leader is seemingly unreachable and indestructible...

Coinciding with a massive attack that decimates a number of underground Colonies, Runners Command initiates an experiment that many expect to become humanity's ultimate weapon against the surface enemy. An experiment that will make humanity's return to the surface possible. A human experiment whose short life-span and dexterity is the key to their salvation.

Get ready for an Action Packed science-fiction story for all ages.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781483546216
Publisher: BookBaby
Publication date: 03/14/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 401
Sales rank: 920,973
File size: 470 KB

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Surface Runners 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 12 reviews.
rayJalop More than 1 year ago
You either hate it or love it. Loved it!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
While the blurb intrigued me, there is very little to recommend this book. The only reason that I finished was some perverse need to push on through. For a scince fiction book, there was no science involved. While attempting to build drama, the author simply threw one "amazing" escape from death after another until I nearly passed out from boredom. The book also really needs an editor to try to make sense of this hash. Spend your money elsewhere.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
There were just 2 reviews for this book and both of them were 5 star. Don't know what book they read but I could only make it to page 33, and that was after blowing it off twice and then giving it another chance. It reads like assignment in a creative writing class that was headed for a poor grade. Don't give up, just pick another subject and maybe writing style.
paulcooks More than 1 year ago
Very deep and interesting book. I agree there's action and great pacing and many reviews seem to be focusing on these. But I think that what's missing in the reviews is the major aspect of the book which is both the psychological and existential side of the main character. I don't want to spoil the story by saying too much. But try to imagine what Nobel goes through during his short life, the challenges, the disappointments, the loss and the truth about himself and humanity. The author was able to craft these despite the action and pacing. This in itself is impressive. Science-fiction or not, this book is a very deep story and a great page turner. I recommend highly!
creetzkyAndy More than 1 year ago
A true page turner. Totally action-packed, quick and exciting to read. The author holds nothing back. Yo, battles are graphic and the characters get killed like in a great movie. Something's happening on each page. I'll read it again and again. Bravo!
annasyspe More than 1 year ago
Astonishing story! Beware of military conspiracies. Today's humankind is like the people forced to live underground. I can't imagine my life without this great book! It indeed deserves respect and is worth to read it. I recommend it to everyone.
sandratipi More than 1 year ago
Astonishing story. I can't get over it until now! One word to characterize this book: masterpiece!
CarstenNortherlee More than 1 year ago
I could not tear myself away from the book. It is unpredictable and interesting. It's disgusting and painful to read, but impossible to stop. I am reading it for the ninth time!
Roy Jetta More than 1 year ago
I'm glad I've read this book. It's a fount of human's wisdom. This author as well as this book should be in every home library.
josephbral More than 1 year ago
This Cult story received a FIVE STAR REVIEW from READERS FAVORITE. Also, a great social media page. Here's what others say about this novel on the net and in the blogosphere: "If you read it one time, you won't be able to live like you have lived earlier." ... "Forget everything you've read earlier. That was nothing in comparison with this great book!" ... "Astonishing book!" ... "I've read it in one breath. I'll read it at least one more time." ... "This work makes lasting impression." ... "Very interesting book. It is possible to read it in a burst of inspiration. I have a desire to read it more and more times." ... "It is necessary to read this book in time until it will be too late to do it." ... "I can't get over it until now." ... "Fascinating story." ... "I am sure I will remember this book even in ten years." ... "I kept silent after reading it." ... "Incredible story with unexpected end." ... "That's truly worldwide bestseller!" ... "This book is something I was waiting for..."
craigseros More than 1 year ago
Fast paced and truly visually appealing, this story is a film in the making. The life underground, the surface runs and the challenges all lead to the experiment that takes us on an unforgettable and fast paced journey to get to the objective. For those who like Terminator, Blade Runner and Irobot, and want a story that pushes it even farther. A good read worth your time!
Ichiro More than 1 year ago
Great story and impressive pace. I recommend highly and hope to really see this made into a movie.