Extinction (The Remaining Book 6) by D.J. Molles

Posted February 5, 2016 by Charla White in Reviews / 1 Comment

Extinction (The Remaining Book 6) by D.J. MollesExtinction by D.J. Molles
Narrator: Christian Rummel
Series: The Remaining #6
Published by Audible Studios on 28 July 2015
Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
Genres: Military, Zombie Apocalypse
Format: Audiobook
Source: Purchased
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This is the sixth and final novel in the action-packed series following Special Forces captain Lee Harden and a group of survivors struggling to survive while rebuilding an America devastated by a bacterium that has turned 90 percent of the population into a ravenous horde.

The merciless tide of infected is flooding south, and time is running out to stop them. Bolstered by new allies, Captain Lee Harden continues his struggle to establish a safe haven from which the embers of a shattered society can be rekindled.

This is the sixth and final novel in D. J. Molles' best-selling series: Book one: The Remaining; book two: The Remaining: Aftermath; book three: The Remaining: Refugees; book four: The Remaining: Fractured; book five: The Remaining: Allegiance; book six: The Remaining: Extinction; novella one: The Remaining: Trust; novella two: The Remaining: Faith.

©2015 D.J. Molles (P)2015 Audible, Inc.


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The Remaining: Extinction is the final book in the series.  It is action packed with barely a moment to recover from one situation to another.  The horde of infected are moving quickly from the north into the south, Harden and his team have devised a plan to stop the infected in their tracks.  New alliances are built while others are devious and dangerous.

Captain Lee Hardin has just stepped into a mess of vipers; the Followers’ are stronger and more determined; LaRuesh is found; President Briggs has Marines helping him hold Harper and Julia hostage; the Horde is still coming.   Everything Harden has worked to protect and grow is dwindling.

Harden also has to struggle with himself – everything he believed in is upside down leaving him to question himself.  Determined to not leave any loose-ends we are given an insight into the viciousness that Harden is capable of committing; although his focus is consistent and steady on the “Hometown Mission” in setting up a safe haven.

Throughout the series, the situations the characters discover themselves entrenched in invoke moral questions such as does it matter what is right and wrong or what is correct or not? Who gets to live and why? What is the value of life when measuring one’s own likely demise in minutes?

Molles delivers an excellent last book of the series, one that leaves the listener gasping in shock and terror as they are hooked and dragged into each of the frays and struggle for survival.

This is an excellent book and series written by Molles.  They are not your normal zombies, but unique.  Their ability to learn and hunt and the different capabilities of the types of zombies are quite interesting.  This is a fast paced book, one that I enjoyed reading.  I highly recommend this book and series.

I thought Christian Rummel did an excellent job of narration and drawing the listeners in with his voice.

There were no problems with the production.

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About Christian Rummel

Read the ABR Narrator Interview

I grew up in Pennsylvania, went to college in Pittsburgh, and then lived in New York City for a bunch of years. In 2010, I moved to L.A., where I now reside with my lovely wife, I-Ching, our hipster wonder-dog Adelaide, and our scrappy black cat Evel. I like English tea, English motorbikes, and weird English telly (Garth Marenghi, Snuff Box, Mighty Boosh, et al.).

About D.J. Molles

D.J. Molles has two published short stories, “Darkness” and “Survive,” which won a short fiction contest through Writer’s Digest. “The Remaining” and its follow up “The Remaining: Aftermath” are his first novels and have been met with overwhelming success. He lives in the southeast with his wife and daughter.

About Charla White

Mother of 2, grandmother of 5; love to read and listen to books; published writer. Event coordinator and associate program officer professionally. I also do editing, reviewing and ghostwriting. Highly eclectic in my reading but favorite genres are horror and cozy mysteries.

I have 30+ years of editing experience within the worlds of academia and business. My degrees are a B.A. in English with a Master’s in Education. My passion is experiencing the art of storytelling through books and audio's.

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