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Years after a strategic attack killed millions and left the twelve states of the Midwest in darkness, the nation struggles to rise from the ashes. After a surprise ambush in Springfield, Missouri sets in motion a deadly chain of events, Miles Arrington leaves for Branson to aid militia in a life-or-death mission.

As communities fall, and survivors turncoat, it’s not long before panic ensues. While Gunnar Nelson and Arianna narrowly escape enemy troops, Miles discovers a horrifying truth about August and a secret that may change the course of this fight forever.

©2020 Jack Hunt (P)2020 Jack Hunt

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  • Leah Brock
  • 2021-03-19

Miles' Fight for America Continues

Miles and Gunnar are settling into the militia group that is hiding in the forests and caves of rural Missouri. Miles is seeking information on August’s whereabouts. Gunnar still doesn’t know if Arianna can be trusted. They all continue the fight to take back America.

This second book of the ‘Outlaws of the Midwest’ is more sedate than the first. Don’t get me wrong, there’s still plenty of tension-building action, but the focus changes to the characters. Author Jack Hunt delivers a great look into the motivations of both hero and villain. With this book, the reader begins to understand it’s not about the external forces of invasion and occupation. It’s more about how individuals react to the pressure from outside their norm. Will they become a person that fights for others or instead ruthlessly take advantage for their own pleasure and gain? Hunt’s stellar characterization makes me love Miles and Gunnar even more than before and really, really hate the bastards who gleefully revel in America’s plight.

Once again, Chris Monteiro brings Hunt’s words to life. His voice-acting produces heartfelt emotions in the listener.

This audiobook was given to me at my request as a free review copy. I am now submitting this voluntary opinion of it.

Highly recommended.

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  • Deedra
  • 2021-04-26

Panic Ensues

Excellent book and Narrator.I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.' 

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  • 2021-02-27

Good Second Installment in the Series

"I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review."

Having enjoyed the first book in this series, I was excited for the opportunity to listen to the next chapter. This book builds really well on the first, developing the characters and deepening the storyline. I like how the author delves into the psychology and motivations behind the primary actors.

Narration was excellent as was the sound quality.

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  • Maly C
  • 2021-02-09

Action

This series is action packed and keeps you hopping and guessing..just when you think you know what is going to happen the author changes is up and leaves you with your mouth agap and wondering what happened! Very fun to listen to! Great narration.

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  • John A.
  • 2021-02-06

Miles is a humble bada$$!

This third installment was no different than the first two! I don’t want to give anything away but Jack Hunt does a great job at keeping the reader on the edge of his seat in this one! It’s a suspenseful roller coaster of epic proportions! Can’t wait for the next book!


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  • Shanna Tidwell
  • 2021-02-02

Loved it!

Love everything by Jack Hunt.
This is no exception!
Miles & Gunner are like everyday guys who live like they are superheroes. Al of the side characters were great too. Would love to to know more about Snow. I think he was the most fascinating character of all.
Chris Monreiro did an amazing job narrating this series!
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  • B VanDyk
  • 2021-01-19

Apocalyptic action

Great action, developing a larger plot arc as well as smaller character arcs.
interesting look at the what if of an apocalyptic scenario.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 2021-01-12

solid follow up

Panic Ensures is a solid follow up Chaos Erupts and continues the journey to take back America from foreign invaders. Like the first book, there is a ton of action, and while it hits all the right tropes for the genre, I'm a huge fan of the 'heroes' of the story. Not sure why, but I just don't really connect with Gunner or Miles. There's nothing particularly wrong with them, I just don't find that I like them as much as I've liked characters in many of Jack Hunt's other series. That being said, it's still a solid series. I was given a free review copy of this audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

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  • RJ
  • 2021-01-04

How many Miles Arrington will answer the call here

Volume two followed much of the same script as volume one. The militia was completely outmanned and outgunned but the militia continued to put up a valiant fight. Civilians struggled internally whether to join the militia, hideout on their own, or give in to become a collaborator. Several enemy entities exist; the PLA, a mercenary group called Death Dealers led by Santiago, and Morgan Jefferies Mayor of Camdenton. The Russians have not yet made an appearance. The second half of the volume focuses on a scary night air attack aka “Base jumping” on Branson aka “the PG version of Las Vegas” to rescue Darius the VIPs believed to be there. I hope you enjoy this exciting addition to the Outlaws of the Midwest series as I did. I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

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  • Cycletrash56
  • 2020-12-29

Book 2 Continues a Good Series

I was given this free review copy audio-book at my request and have voluntarily left this review. This review is for the audio copy of Panic Ensues - Outlaws of the Midwest, Book Two by Jack Hunt and narrated by Chris Monteiro. Book 2 does not disappoint. Good solid narration and good story line makes for a great continuation to the story. I’m looking forward to the continuation of the series.