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Two more series that I like and I thought about after I made my original post.

The Borrowed World by Franklin Horton
Black Autumn by Jeff Kirkham & Jason Ross
 

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I read a lot (listen to a lot on Audible) and not long ago I finished one I liked called "The last survivors" by Bobby Adair. It takes place 300 years after TEOTWAWKI, but it was really good I thought. Also, it's like 50 hrs long, for 1 credit...

Another one I liked, although an older book from the 80s was "Lucifer's hammer" by Larry Niven. Asteroid hits earth.

"Battlefield Earth" was quite good, if you don't mind a sci-fi aspect to the earth's end. It's by L. Ron Hubbard, an old book, but actually done pretty well, and different voices for different characters making it pretty interesting.

Another sci-fi TEOTWAWKI book is "Footfall" also by Larry Niven. Earth gets invaded by aliens who... wait for it... throw asteroids at us.

That's it for now. I did the Gears of War books... good. The Firefly books... VERY good. Doing some Conan now.
 

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Would prefer independent writers that have stuff on Amazon since I usually read on kindle but I will read online as well. I’ve read all the one second after, 77 days in September, lights out, going home series, and pretty much everything related from that time period etc... looking for something newer, maybe published in the past 5 years, can be zombie or post apoc or modern, just something to kill the time. Yes I’ve gone through the posts but it’s 99% the same books and I’ve read most of them.

Any recommendations?
Not quite newish, and probably many have read this, but it is a good free wordpress/pdf Ebook.

thedaythedollardiedbyjohngalt.pdf (wordpress.com)
 

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I read a lot (listen to a lot on Audible) and not long ago I finished one I liked called "The last survivors" by Bobby Adair. It takes place 300 years after TEOTWAWKI, but it was really good I thought. Also, it's like 50 hrs long, for 1 credit...

Another one I liked, although an older book from the 80s was "Lucifer's hammer" by Larry Niven. Asteroid hits earth.

"Battlefield Earth" was quite good, if you don't mind a sci-fi aspect to the earth's end. It's by L. Ron Hubbard, an old book, but actually done pretty well, and different voices for different characters making it pretty interesting.

Another sci-fi TEOTWAWKI book is "Footfall" also by Larry Niven. Earth gets invaded by aliens who... wait for it... throw asteroids at us.

That's it for now. I did the Gears of War books... good. The Firefly books... VERY good. Doing some Conan now.
I've read a few of these. Conan (as in the barbarian) stories are great but mostly short stories, at least originally. Reads a lot like HP Lovecraft stuff
 

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The newest post apocalyptic fiction I have read was printed in 2013 by a member here named Watch Ryder although he does or used to go by other names such as his author name. It seems like he is not even trying to sell anymore of his books and he also seems to have disappeared without any contact even to me. I like his first book, especially chapters 4 and 5 since they are base on real places and a couple small towns in Wyoming. Even the main character is based on a real guy who I won't tell but if you read the first page of this book you might get a good idea.

There is also a volume 2 titled "the Golden Odyssey" which people must buy if they like the first book but here is the full first book although easier to read if you can find it on Amazon which there should still be a very few left. I like his writings but especially this one titled the "Mountain Hold" >
Thank you, I'll save the copy and check it out
 

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If you would like to try any of mine, PM me with your email and I can send a .pdf file of two or three for free. If you have a specific type of disaster, I probably have one about it. That way you would not have to pay anything to try them to see if you like my writing style.

Just my opinion.
Thank you Jerry. I was a book reviewer for Penguin Books, Lucasfilm, and many others for years and got so jaded on mainstream stuff that I enjoy indie authors most of all these days. I'll send you an email.
 

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I've read a few of these. Conan (as in the barbarian) stories are great but mostly short stories, at least originally. Reads a lot like HP Lovecraft stuff
HP Lovecraft is AMAZING. One can listen to all his books on audio on youtube, which I did while working.

The dude basically invented modern ancient alien, lost civilization, sci fi, and horror stories.
 

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HP Lovecraft is AMAZING. One can listen to all his books on audio on youtube, which I did while working.

The dude basically invented modern ancient alien, lost civilization, sci fi, and horror stories.
I agree, I originally read all his stuff in old fashioned paperback. I published a few stories years ago in some weird sci fi magazines that I was inspired to write as a result of him.
 

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HP Lovecraft is AMAZING. One can listen to all his books on audio on youtube, which I did while working.

The dude basically invented modern ancient alien, lost civilization, sci fi, and horror stories.
He's cool too. I just mentioned Conan because that's what I'm listening to right now. Didn't know the old sci-fi fantasy stuff would be a hit. Did some Solomon Kane too. My favorite of the old stuff, by far is the John Carter series By Edgar Rice Burroughs. It's not all available on Audible, but I've read the entire books series 3 times over the years. Love that writing style. Keep threatening to name my next dog Woola, and never have...
 

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Would prefer independent writers that have stuff on Amazon since I usually read on kindle but I will read online as well. I’ve read all the one second after, 77 days in September, lights out, going home series, and pretty much everything related from that time period etc... looking for something newer, maybe published in the past 5 years, can be zombie or post apoc or modern, just something to kill the time. Yes I’ve gone through the posts but it’s 99% the same books and I’ve read most of them.

Any recommendations?
I have a series on Amazon - World of the Chernyi.

Looks at what life could be'after'. Very little in the way of epic battles, long on how people work together. You might start with Book 4 - Tales of the Chernyi. This is a series of interrelated short stories.
 

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Thank you Arkansas COB , I started reading Mike's story over on the site you linked . I tend to learn something from everyone by good example or bad :)
 
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