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Publisher's Summary

The end…is only the beginning.

After a mysterious global event known only as “The Change”, six strangers wake up in an underground research facility where they learn that they’re part of the Extinction Trials - a scientific experiment to restart the human race.

But the Extinction Trials harbors a very big secret.

And so does the world outside.

From A.G. Riddle, the Amazon Charts and Wall Street Journal best-selling author with over four million copies sold worldwide in 20 languages, comes an epic stand-alone adventure with a surprise ending unlike anything you’ve ever heard before.

©2021 A.G. Riddle (P)2021 Recorded Books

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Not his best

I've been through all of his books. This was just blah, not good not bad. If this is another trilogy or series, I might skip it if they're like this.

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Don’t bother/spoilers

The moral is manipulative controlling govt and the likes of Bill Gates cancelling individual rights is a good thing. Awful waste of time. Awful.

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Money grab

2d characters, cookie cutter setting, don’t waste the credit. I feel like the book was written by a talented author who didn’t want to give 100 percent. I’d have returned it but audible is onto me.

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Been there, done that!

Part way through the book I reviewed my other titles by Riddle. I thought I was listening to a book I already read. Skelly was good enough to keep me going, but I didn't care about the outcome or care about the next edition.. If you are new to Science Fiction you might very well enjoy this story.

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Enjoyed the listen

Story arc was good. I think that there was a lot of information that was not included because of the fact the book was a stand alone novel. If there were another book, perhaps not a trilogy but a sequel that could’ve broken the story into pieces so the author could elaborate more on ideas and the plot it would have made more sense. I found myself having a hard time following a couple times because I felt like I missed something in the story, but I know I hadn’t. Overall it was an interesting story and dynamic, but wish there would have been more elaboration and like I said… maybe two books rather than just one.

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Longer would have been better

I appreciated the storyline and was just getting comfortable with the suspense when everybody disappeared! I would have appreciated the story much more had it been longer to develop and more about the good things to come.

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bored

I was very disappointed with this book.
The narration was slow with no feeling or personality, I was glad when it ended.

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Another great read by A.G. Riddle!

The narration and the narrative kept moving to the very end.... thank you for both!

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Does not sync with book

refuse to listen to something I bought to go along with written word of book!

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That was painful

What a load of nonsense. It’s a miracle that I finished it. The narrator was ok. The story was a disaster.

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  • 01-08-22

Excellent book.

Another good book by Riddle, links in with the extinction series, and good narration, keep them coming.

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  • Mac
  • 11-26-21

Kept me rapt for hours

An excellent listen, the time flew by listening to this. I will definitely be checking out the other titles by the author.

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  • N.
  • 11-22-21

A wonderful listen!

I love A.G. Riddle novels, and this definitely didn't disappoint! It follows the same lines as his previous novels, and I love the character interaction and the interesting link/twist at the end of The Extinction Trials. The whole concept of this book is definitely one that makes you think, especially with the Covid-19 Pandemic still going on now in 2021 and the clear imbalance of power and resources throughout the world (the 1% vs the 99%, companies/rich owning governments, ideas such as The Great Reset and eugenics all sprung to mind while reading this novel). At times it became a little difficult to follow with Owen seeing patterns that others didn't, but they are generally explained afterwards. A very well thought-out and thought-provoking tale! John Skelley's narration was spot-on, and I love that he changes his voice for the different characters; it really helped to follow along in the story. With thoughts of our own world's future in mind, I'm really looking forward to the next A.G. Riddle novel!