EARTHFALL : Earth has fallen. There was no war. There is no hope.
What do you do when the battle is lost? When do you stop running? When do you have to stop and fight? These are all questions that Sam Riley must face as he struggles to survive as one of the last free humans on the face of the planet. Can he and the last few scattered resistance fighters hope to overthrow the Earth’s new alien overlords of will they too fall? Sam will discover that dark secrets from his family’s past may be the only hope of stopping the invaders and that the price of that freedom might be higher than he could possibly imagine…
The battle for Earth has just begun.
Sam wakes to see strange vessels gathered in the skies around London. As he stares up, people stream past, walking silently towards the enormous ships which emit a persistent noise. Only Sam seems immune to the signal.
Six months later, Sam is absolutely alone. In his underground bunker he has food and water for a couple of days. He has no choice but to venture above. Spotted by a flying drone, Sam escapes, but not before the drone slashes him with a barbed tendril. That night, drenched in sweat, Sam realises without medical supplies the wound will kill him. This time above ground he is less lucky. Cornered again, Sam thinks he has reached the end – then the drone is shot down in a hail of machine gun fire.
In five minutes Sam learns two things: he is not alone; the drone injury should have killed him instantly – yet he is still alive. The battle for earth is about to begin.
It’s been several months since the events of Earthfall, yet Sam’s attempts to rouse the enslaved people of London from their trance-like state have frustratingly failed. Worse still, the enormous Voidborn drilling device which Sam and his friends disabled in London was one of hundreds scattered across the planet, all nearing the final stages of construction
Joining up with another resistance group, they plot to disable a drilling machine in Tokyo and in the process implant viral commands that will cause a catastrophic failure of the entire network. Just as that mission appears to have been successful, Sam and the others are double-crossed by the resistance leader.
Earthfall: Retribution will take the series on to a global stage, as the true scale of the conflict being played out on Earth is revealed.
The thrilling conclusion to the outstanding Earthfall trilogy for sci-fi fans everywhere. Can Earth be reclaimed?
The battle for Earth continues. In order to defeat the Voidborn, the alien race that invaded Earth, Sam must come to terms with the Illuminate powers he has inherited and return to London. The only hope he has for defeating the aliens is to enlist the help of not only his friends, but also what he fears most.
Sam and his friends must find a way to awaken the sleeping Illuminate far beneath the surface of the Earth, but what they don’t realise is a dark and terrible secret is also about to be uncovered. A secret that may spell doom for all of humanity.
One thing is certain, whatever happens, life will never be the same for Sam ever again. And he will be forced to confront the reality that he may have to pay the ultimate price or finally watch the Earth fall.
Reviews for EARTHFALL
They are coming. If you are caught, you will not escape. If you escape, they will hunt you down. You must not be captured. Everything depends on you. Prepare for Earthfall.Bookbag
Earthfall is an enjoyable alien invasion adventure which fans of TV’s Falling Skies and V will enjoy. … if you like a good chase and a kickass fight or two, then you’ll love its fantastic action scenes. You’ll also get shape-shifting aliens, robots that explode in a satisfying hail of green gunge and even a criminal secret society. There is most definitely plenty for the adrenalin junkie here and the book is a real page-turner. I read it one, rather manic, sitting and barely took a breath.
Earthfall was a fast-paced book that was suspenseful and entertaining to read. The characters were believable, even if a few were short lived. They had to work hard to learn the skills they had and being brave didn’t always come easily. The plot is based on a two-year war where teens are the primary characters who fight back. Mark Walden has done a noble job taking us on a rapidly moving adventure while being mindful of the age demographic. The book stands well on its own, yet thankfully, it is just the first in the trilogy.compassbookratings.com