Feast : The Hunger Series

  • by Jeremiah Knight
  • Narrated by Jeffrey Kafer
  • Series: The Hunger Series
  • 7 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The human race hangs by a thread the thickness of a single gene: RC-714. The gene, which unlocks the millennia of genetic traits stored in junk DNA, gives crops the ability to rapidly evolve and thrive in any environment. But RC-714 is passed on when consumed. Any creature - mammal, reptile, fish, or insect - that eats the genetically modified crops becomes a slave to the Change. Bodies morph into unrecognizable abominations. Intellect takes a back seat to ravenous hunger. And all the world's species eat each other toward extinction.
Racing against this impending outcome, Peter Crane and his family attempt to reach a laboratory in Boston where a slim hope of saving the human race from extinction exists. But before heading northeast, they must visit the swamps of South Carolina's Hellhole Bay to find a scientist who can help undo the damage done by ExoGen, the corporation that created and unleashed RC-714. Upon reaching Hellhole, the family is captured by a man named Mason, who not only survived the Change, but managed to keep a small community alive as well - a community that is subject to his every carnal desire and whim.
Trapped in the clutches of a man whose heart is as twisted as the monsters that roam the Earth, Peter, Ella, Jakob, Anne, and Alia must fight for their freedom from a literal hellhole. Danger lurks behind every door, stalks beneath the swampy waters, and descends from the sky. As enemies - both human and ExoGenetic - close in, surviving will be harder than ever, and for some, impossible.

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Apocalyptic Appetite Killer

This series will appeal to fans of action thrillers and science fiction buffs. It's fast paced with unique characters. The premise is terrifying because you CAN imagine something going really sideways with a plan to genetically modify crops (to taste better and grow faster even in the most inhospitable places) to feed the desperately hungry. Great narration. Can't wait for Book 3.
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- Kim Venatries

If you thought Hunger was good…

4.75 out of 5 stars

Feast really delivers from all aspects. I really enjoyed Hunger, and I wasn’t sure how good Feast was going to be. I was pleasantly surprised that it was better than I was expecting, and might even be better than the first book.

The narration for Feast was done by Jeffrey Kafer who is a master of his craft. His voice provides the perfect soundtrack for this novel. Making sure that the pace and everything matched perfectly with the book.

The continued story follows the same group of people that it followed in the first (I won’t ruin it by telling you exactly who) on their journey towards Boston. The story itself was fast-paced and felt like it was over before I blinked.

It was really enjoyable, a mixture of “what the?” and “well, that was awesome!” which is pretty awesome for any book to do. Jeremiah Knight aka Jeremy Robinson definitely knows how to write about monsters. Every book I read of his always finds a way to surprise me. Even when I know that a monster (or in this case a highly evolved animal) is coming it still surprises me the way that he can explain them with ease and terror.

Overall, Feast was a great second book to the series. Expect a third book, because the story is definitely not done.

I received this book for free. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

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- Brian

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-09-2016
  • Publisher: Breakneck Media