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Jack Boone - October 9, 2013 Reply

Awesome story….

    L.T. Ryan - October 10, 2013 Reply

    Glad you enjoyed, Jack. Working now to get the next one out.

      Nassim missaghian - November 1, 2014 Reply

      Hello Mr.Ryan
      I signed up but did not receive the short story.
      Would you please help?
      Really like the Affliction series so far.

    Don Alexander - November 5, 2013 Reply

    Better than average Zombie book

    Lew - August 6, 2015 Reply

    I agree. Purchasing volume 2 today. Loved it and couldn’t put it down.


Linda Fishel - October 10, 2013 Reply

I was told that if I sighed for newsletters that I would been given short story book. Can figure out how to get it..

    L.T. Ryan - October 10, 2013 Reply

    You should have been sent to a confirmation page that had a download link on it. That link should be referenced in the welcome email as well. If you still can’t find it, use the contact form or grab my email from the book and shoot me a message and I’ll get you straight.

      Patrick Karnes - August 3, 2015 Reply

      I can’t get the Ron Winters download to open in my kindle app. The file just says can’t open

        L.T. Ryan - March 14, 2016 Reply

        Please use the contact link if you are still having an issue.

melody hickman - October 13, 2013 Reply

loved the book.

    L.T. Ryan - October 20, 2013 Reply

    Thank you. Hope you enjoy the upcoming books in the series!

Donna Flynn - February 28, 2014 Reply

Love the series, well done.

    L.T. Ryan - February 28, 2014 Reply

    Thanks! Looking forward to getting the next one published.

cecil sager - March 28, 2014 Reply

This was a good book. I like noble better
I will be looking forward to reading all of your book s.

    L.T. Ryan - March 29, 2014 Reply

    Glad you checked it out, Cecil. More of both series on the way!

JC RODRIGUEZ - May 12, 2014 Reply


    L.T. Ryan - May 13, 2014 Reply

    Thanks, JC. Lots of competing projects, but I’m on it πŸ™‚

P.C. Smith - May 24, 2014 Reply

Just finished book 2 of the series and really enjoyed both. Looking forward to the next one. Nice job!

    L.T. Ryan - May 24, 2014 Reply

    Thank you. Happy to hear you enjoyed them. Next book is in the works right now.

V.R. Odkaraf - June 27, 2014 Reply

Wow, the second book was even better than the first, so good! I too eagerly await the third book. Phil’s sudden turn of heart is begging for more explanation, and maybe what awaits him next as well. Seems like a storyline eager to be told. Character development is great, plot is kept in check, all great stuff! Thanks for the stories.

    L.T. Ryan - June 29, 2014 Reply

    Thanks, V.R. Book 3 isn’t too far away now. The camp will be one of the storylines πŸ˜‰

Ruth Rolle - July 14, 2014 Reply

Hi LT,

I’ve never read the Jack Noble series- sorry!

And I discovered Affliction Z as part of a Kindle collection of post-apocalyptic fiction.

I love post-apocalyptic fiction & zombie stuff & Stephen King. . you’re getting the picture.

I have a life-limiting condition but this genre distracts me from the aggravation of my present, the loss of my past and whatever’s waiting for me in the future.

So thank you and the other guys & girls who write these novels.

Now, all I have to do is keep going until Winter 2014.

See, it’s not just literary fiction that changes lives.

Kol ha’kavod (if you’re as clever as I think you are, you know what that means)


    L.T. Ryan - July 18, 2014 Reply

    I’m glad to hear that these books have provided a distraction for you. If you like action and thrillers, give the Noble books a try. A couple of them are free.

    Hang in there and keep going!

    I hadn’t heard it before, but looked up the meaning. Thank you πŸ™‚

Ian - July 23, 2014 Reply

Great story, gripping and fast paced.
Now pull yer finger out and get the next one finished, I can’t wait” πŸ˜‰

Nick - July 24, 2014 Reply

I fell upon the first Affliction Z book just looking for something new to read. I was Glad that I did. By far these two books are the best I have ever read in this genre. Myself being an inspiring writer, you have really set the level high. With that said you are someone I look up to when it comes to my writing. Thank You for the inspiration.

Pamela - August 3, 2014 Reply

Just finished Affiction Z Anbandoned Hope and simply cannot wait for Book 3. The Affiction Z books are exceptionally well written. The storyline is constant with fast paced action, the characters believable and L T Ryan doesn’t get hung up on long-winded descriptions of scenery or places. An excellent series. Well done! Cheers Pamela πŸ™‚

Ashley M - August 10, 2014 Reply

Awesome series, can’t wait for the 3rd book to be released!!
I’ve recommended them to all my friends, and on goodreads and they are now enjoying them as well!

    L.T. Ryan - August 11, 2014 Reply

    Thank you for recommending them to your friends!

Craig - August 22, 2014 Reply

When will the third book come out? I’m also having problems with the Ron Winters short story

    L.T. Ryan - August 22, 2014 Reply

    Still working on book three. Email me using the contact link at the top of the page for help with Ron Winters.

kyle - September 24, 2014 Reply

I got the book on my phone, and I got caught reading it in every class, and had it taken away in every class. It was totally worth it to read the book, it’s just that good.

    L.T. Ryan - September 24, 2014 Reply

    Glad you enjoyed it. Happy to have contributed to your teachers’ frustration πŸ™‚

Teresa - October 27, 2014 Reply

first book was good can not wait to read the mext one in the afflicted Z series.

    L.T. Ryan - October 27, 2014 Reply

    Thanks, Teresa. Hope you enjoy the rest.

Diane - November 17, 2014 Reply

Enjoyed the first two books very much, looking forward to 3-5. Had a problem with the short story download to my Kindle Fire, is there a way to get it to a different device?

    L.T. Ryan - November 17, 2014 Reply

    Thanks, glad you enjoyed them. Three is out. Four and five soon. I’ll email the files to the address you used for the comment.

Ruth - December 10, 2014 Reply

Wow! I ran out of Noble books to read and found the Afflicted X. How lucky am I? Keep ‘Em coming. I know, I must be patient, books like these are worth waiting for. Brilliant! Thank you.

    L.T. Ryan - December 14, 2014 Reply

    I’m glad you enjoyed this series, Ruth!

M.E. Smith - December 10, 2014 Reply

Affliction Z: Patient Zero (Post Apocalyptic Zombie Thriller)
Great book. I feel if an author puts out a book for FREE, then the very least I can do is take few moments to write a review. This book was captivating and left me wanting more… which is exactly what I am getting in Book #2! However, the first book can be read as a stand alone, with you left to imagine. It is well written, unlike most free books, and kept the reader immersed in the story. Plus, it is a full length book! No novella here. While reading, we all well know that thereβ€˜s too many specific details to Lt. Ryan’s recollections, to be just an over active imagination caused by drugs! There’s just no way he stepped on an IED. And it would be just like the government to try to bury the truth… any day of the week you can just watch the news, read Twitter, etc., to see that’s the truth (Fast&Furious, Bengazi, VA, CIA, the list is just too long…). So why couldn’t it happen to our veterans serving? Especially when they discharge Lt. Ryan with so much money to pay for a very comfortable life, full medical for him AND his family for life, cutting edge top-of-the-line prosthesis, college for his daughter… the question is why are they buying his silence if it is not all true? And who is the mystery number???? So thank you for a great book, because now I am off to read Book #2! πŸ™‚ I will recommend this book to my son, my father, and my husband… yea, this is a chick who loved this book! ~ M. E. Smith

    L.T. Ryan - December 14, 2014 Reply

    Thanks πŸ™‚ Hope the men in your life enjoy it, too!

    Stacie - February 6, 2016 Reply

    FYI…LT Ryan is the writer, not the character. The character is Sean Ryder.

Ashley M - December 21, 2014 Reply

Love this series! Absolutely could not read the first 3 fast enough, and cannot wait to read the rest!
Post-Apocalyptic books are very high on my list, and as a veteran I love that these involve military personnel!!
I have recommended this series (as well as Noble) to my friends and family!!
Thanks for sharing your gift of writing and story telling with us all!

    L.T. Ryan - December 29, 2014 Reply

    Thank you, Ashley! Working on the next!

Carol - January 6, 2015 Reply

Love the entire Z series thus far. Looking forward to #4. Hooked on post-apocolyptic stories and found this series to be one of the most engaging I’ve read. Great character development with military backgrounds. Definitely recommending the series to my husband and family members. While I wait for #4, I’ll have to try one of your other series! Can you send me a link for the short story? I had difficulty downloading when I signed up for the newsletter after reading book #2. Can’t wait for notification that #4 is ready. Keep up the great work!!

Kimberly Kemp - January 15, 2015 Reply

Hi signed up for newsletter also and am having trouble downloading the short story. Please send me a link also. Love your stories, just bought #3 today!

    L.T. Ryan - January 15, 2015 Reply

    You should have it in your email now, Kimberly. Hope you enjoy!

Debbie Johnson - January 24, 2015 Reply

I have been up in the wee hours of the night not able to put this series down. Well written, rounded characters, scary zombies, interesting geographical settings, and a longing to fix all the problems your characters are facing in this apocalyptic series. Waiting on the next book with hopes it comes out soon.

    L.T. Ryan - January 26, 2015 Reply

    Glad to hear you’re up all hours of the night consuming the series, Debbie! I am working on the next one. It’s still too early to say when it’ll be available, but I’m shooting for early summer.

Dalton - February 11, 2015 Reply

Dude great twist at the end

Legends Hoffman - April 10, 2015 Reply

Love this series and can’t wait for book 4. I signed up for your newsletter but can’t find the link for your short story. Would you please send a link. Thanks.

Leverna Hoffman - April 10, 2015 Reply

Hate autocorrect!!

Amelia - April 26, 2015 Reply

Amazing stories! I read all three in 2 days! πŸ˜€ keep up the great work! And thank you for sharing your gift of writing!

    L.T. Ryan - April 27, 2015 Reply

    No problem – thank you! Glad you enjoyed them so much!

carey - May 7, 2015 Reply

I am a dystopian/post apoc junkie & these books are awesome!! I almost went crazy when finding out that book 4 wasn’t out after reading 1,2&3 right after one another… can’t wait for 4, please tell me its coming soon!!!

    L.T. Ryan - May 8, 2015 Reply

    Sorry to keep you hanging like that! Working on book 4 … it’s coming soon πŸ™‚

Cassie - August 3, 2015 Reply

Any update as to when the fourth book will be out?

    L.T. Ryan - March 14, 2016 Reply

    We’re getting close to releasing. Should be this summer.

Liz C - September 13, 2015 Reply

I am absolutely speechless by how incredibly realistic the Afflicted series is written. Mr.Lt Ryan, you sir have an incredible talent with words. It’s been a while since a book has captured my interest and made my immagination run wild! And btw, i was blown away when reading Paige Winters’ rescue in “Descended in Blood”! One, when is Book 4 releasing? & two, Afflicted series so should be made in to movie!

Eric W - September 28, 2015 Reply

Great story. I couldn’t put it down. I’m looking forward to reading the other books in the series.

Lisa - November 25, 2015 Reply

Loved affliction z patient one. Signed up for news letter but got now confirmation email or a free book.

    L.T. Ryan - March 14, 2016 Reply

    If you were unable to download the free story, please use the contact form to send me an email and I’ll get it resolved.

D Harper - December 1, 2015 Reply

Is the 4th book out?

    L.T. Ryan - March 14, 2016 Reply

    It is in the works still. Looking like it’ll be ready this summer!

CINDY - March 11, 2016 Reply

Where is book 4?!?!?! You can’t leave me hanging!!! I so enjoyed all 3 of first books and can’t wait for the 4th. Great read!

Dave - April 18, 2016 Reply

Is there a scheduled date of release yet? I just finished 1-3 for the second time and I really want the story to continue.

    L.T. Ryan - May 25, 2016 Reply

    I don’t have a scheduled date yet, but the story is being worked on.

Mary Ann - April 24, 2016 Reply

Super excited for book 4!!!! Signed up for the newsletter and even though I didn’t receive the welcome email, I did get the free book download, which I’m starting tonight!! Thanks for some great reads!

Rachel - April 27, 2016 Reply

Great series! Can’t wait for 4 & 5!

Maryann - May 2, 2016 Reply

Can’t wait for book 4!!!!! Loved them all so far! Thanks for what you do!

Jack burgin - July 26, 2016 Reply

When is book 4, and 5 coming out ?

Cherio - January 11, 2018 Reply

It is now January 2018…no book 4?

    L.T. Ryan - January 11, 2018 Reply

    Correct. If you’ve subscribed to the newsletter, you’ll receive an email the moment it is available.

Lissimarie - January 26, 2018 Reply

I’ve written to you before Mr. Lt Ryan, I believe maybe 2 yrs ago. Your series, Affliction Z, took me on a wurl of an adventure! I had been so excited to hear book four was coming out Summer of 2016 but, I was that was shut down when there was no sign of the book. It’s 2018 and I just literary re read all 3 book because they are that good! Now I cursing myself out because once again no book 4; Oh the world has ended! Lol

    L.T. Ryan - January 26, 2018 Reply

    Hi Lissimarie…don’t abandon hope (see what I did there?) just yet. The anticipated release is now mid-March as long as the book gets through editing without any major problems!

Lt. Dan - March 9, 2018 Reply

I’m late the the series but the great news is that I did t have to wait
and I was able to binge read. But like everyone else I’m impatiently
waiting on the next one.

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