A “Pre-Apocalyptic” book with tons of action
4.9 out of 5 stars
A fictional non-fiction book (well Akart and many others think that something similar to what 36 Hours is based on will happen in the near future). The sun is the giver of life, but what happens if it suddenly wants to take that life away. That is what this book tries to show. 36 Hours is a book about a non-prepper realizing the prepper ways.
In one of the first non-prepper (but kind of prepper) books I’ve read, Kevin Pierce still shines. He definitely has one of the easiest to listen to voices. Especially in books where the world is falling apart.
My favorite parts of this novel were all of the different scientific sections. You can tell that Akart really did his research before putting words to the page. The science feels real, which in turn makes this book incredibly terrifying. I kept thinking, oh wow, well that’s terrifying, every time that Akart would have the characters explain the science behind something.
Parts of this book could almost be used as a prepper’s guide (which is what Madison basically reads to get prepared). And I think that prepper’s and non-prepper’s alike would really enjoy this.
36 Hours: A terrifying look at would happen in the hours leading up to a direct hit of an EMP sent directly from the sun.
My only issue is that this was really the “prep” book, the next book will have all of the goodies in it. This was, for lack of a better term, a “Pre-Apocalyptic” book.
36 Hours (Blackout #1) by Bobby Akart
Narrator: Kevin Pierce
Length: 5 hrs and 5 mins
Series: Blackout Series #1
Published by Bobby Akart Inc. on Bobby Akart Inc.
Genres: Post-Apocalyptic, Prepper
This is not the story of preppers with stockpiles of food, weapons, and a hidden bunker. This is the story of Colton Ryman, his stay-at-home wife, Madison, and their teenage daughter, Alex. In 36 Hours, the Ryman family and the rest of the world will be thrust into the darkness of a post-apocalyptic world.
A catastrophic solar flare, an EMP - a threat from above to America's soft underbelly below - is hurtling toward our planet.
The Rymans have never heard of preppers and have no concept of what prepping entails. But they're learning, and they are running out of time. Their faith will be tested, their freedom will be threatened, but their family will survive.
An EMP, naturally generated from our sun in the form of a solar flare, has happened before, and it will happen again, in only 36 hours.
This is a story about how our sun, the planet's source of life, can also devastate our modern world. It's a story about panic, chaos, and the final straws that shattered an already thin veneer of civilization. It is a warning to us all - never underestimate the depravity of man.
What will you do when the clock strikes zero?
Midnight is forever.
©2016 Bobby Akart Inc. (P)2016 Bobby Akart Inc.
I received this book for free. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.
An Amazon Top 10 Author and author of nine #1 Best Sellers in both fiction (Blackout Series and Boston Brahmin Series) and non-fiction (Prepping for Tomorrow Series) genres.
Bobby Akart has just released his highly anticipated Blackout Series, a post-apocalyptic EMP fiction series. All three are #1 Best Sellers and are receiving rave reviews.
Bobby has provided his readers a diverse range of topics which are both informative and entertaining. His attention to detail and impeccable research has allowed him to write bestselling books in several fiction and non-fiction genres which were described by one Amazon Top 500 Reviewer, and Vine Voice as “interesting and original. Ripped from the headlines doesn’t begin to describe the excellence in this post apocalyptic fiction series.”
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