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Publisher's Summary

Start the first season of the groundbreaking postapocalyptic serial: Yesterday's Gone: Season One (episodes 1-6).
WARNING: This is a postapocalyptic horror audiobook where bad people do evil things, and as such, this series features disturbing scenes and foul language. While it is all within the context of the story, some listeners may find this content offensive.
Can humanity survive what it never saw coming? On October 15 at 2:15 a.m. Earth vanished. A scattered few woke alone in a world with no rules, other than survival at any cost. A journalist wanders the wretched reality of an empty New York, searching for his wife and son. A serial killer must hunt in a land where prey is now an endangered species. A mother shields her young daughter from danger through every terror-filled breath.
A bullied teen is thrilled to find the world gone missing, until the knock on his door. A fugitive survives a fiery plane crash. Will he be redeemed, or return to the killing he's best at? An eight-year-old boy sets out on a journey to find his missing family, only to find something that will change him forever. These survivors aren't truly alone.... Someone or something is watching them. And waiting...
Strangers unite. Sides are chosen. Can humanity survive what it never saw coming?
©2013 Sean Platt, David Wright (P)2013 Podium Publishing
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5 out of 5 stars
By Tim Ward on 01-24-15

Top notch post apoc with engaging characters

I'm a huge fan of post-apocalyptic fiction, but am so often disappointed with survival scenarios that involve characters I could care less about. I love that Platt and Wright cast a wide net of characters that are so engaging, with killer cliffhangers to the end of their chapters, that you go ravenous to read (or in my case listen) to as many chapters as you can. The audiobook is the way to go. Every narrator is top notch. Make this part of your commute and you'll wish you had to drive across the country to get there. I'm dying trying to wait for books three and beyond to make it to audiobook. I switched over to the Breakers series for now so I can engulf these in quick succession.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Ebony on 10-05-15

"The Walking Dead" meets "The Strain"

Would you listen to Yesterday's Gone: Season One again? Why?

Yes, yes and YES!!!!!! So much going on. So many unanswered question.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Exactly what my review headline says!

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6 of 6 people found this review helpful

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4 out of 5 stars
By DanGleebles on 06-06-14

Good stuff!

If you could sum up Yesterday's Gone: Season One in three words, what would they be?

Really rather riveting

What was one of the most memorable moments of Yesterday's Gone: Season One?

Most of Boricio's storyline

Have you listened to any of the narrators’s other performances? How does this one compare?

No but I thought the use of different narrators for the different POVs was a great touch. Great Boricio casting! Very Morgan Freemanesque

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Brent Foster, the post Times Square scene. Heart wrenching.

Any additional comments?

This made for compelling listening, even if the pace slowed somewhat during the middle. The beginning felt a little overwhelming as all the characters and story arcs were being introduced, and I couldn't help feeling a little frustrated waiting to find out what happens next for certain characters, but knowing what kind of writing this was (I found this after hearing "Write, Publish, Repeat") I stuck with all the characters and eventually it all falls nicely into place.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer on 01-20-14

A great serial just got better

Where does Yesterday's Gone: Season One rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

This has to rank in the top 10 without a doubt, the multi casting is great & Boricio is just how I imagined him.

What other book might you compare Yesterday's Gone: Season One to, and why?

As post apocalyptic books go this is one of the best I have read and I hope seasons 2 to 4 follow soon

Which scene did you most enjoy?

All the Boricio scenes are great, the portrayal is perfect although the most enjoyable scene has to be the ending

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

A fair amount of humour in a very bleak storyline (supplied mainly by Boricio & Charlie)

Any additional comments?

If you haven't read the ebook of Yesterday's Gone you should get this audio as I read the first series two years ago and I found listening to it was like a whole new experience

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4 out of 5 stars
By christopher on 03-16-15

Deceptively Good.

I took a gamble on this book. I listened to the first episode which was free and decided to buy season 1. That was two days ago and I just finished season 2.

The overall story is great and the authors make some crazy decisions during the first two seasons and they definitely make you want more. Some of the characters are written fantastically and details are not spared.

The only issues I had with the first two seasons was the swapping of narrators, most of them are good but two in particular are a bit lacking, you do get use to them after a while but some of the characters stories converge and hearing a different narrator voice a character that was voiced by someone else for the last 10 hours can be a little off putting. That aside, the story is good enough to keep you going and deal with the slight break that occurs when narrators switch.

WARNING, the book can be a bit graphic on some very adult themes, if you can't handle this or are easily offended. I would approach the book with caution. This isn't a constant and there is only two scenes that really stood out to me regardless of the fact that it didn't bother me.

Looking forward to season 3.

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4 out of 5 stars
By Andy on 06-24-16

Interesting read

What about the narrators’s performance did you like?

RC Bray is mono tone and using the same pitch to for narrating both Bran (spelling?) and Louis is absolutely killing me. There's so much conversation between these 2 character but he made it sound like a person is talking to himself. Maxwell Glick's voice is young and he sounds very very different when the narration was switched to him. At least he tried. Sean Platt, and Ray Chase has gotta be the best narrator here among the group. Their narrations managed to keep me stayed on the course and finished the season and not quitting it.

Overall storyline is rather interesting, but over the course of the entire season, we have not a single clue what the heck (not defined yet) are we facing here.

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