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(Vertex #3)

4.21  ·  Rating details ·  66 ratings  ·  13 reviews
The sighting of the second flare has kindled new hope in what’s left of humanity. Perhaps there are other survivors outside the Hive. Maybe it’s the military, finally come to save Pleasance from the horrors of Paragon. But neither flares nor optimism can erase the colony’s bleak realities.

Supplies are dwindling. Food is low, medication running out, and the garden won’t eve
Kindle Edition, 178 pages
Published July 17th 2017
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Apr 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
It's Vertex time. I mean, what could happen? Plenty.

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I feel somewhat impotent in my ability to be able to review Paragon because the book is extremely hard to not spoiler. I can say that it's great reading - I read it from beginning to end today. I could not put it down.

Paragon starts up not too far along from the finish of Parasite. Zombies are still about, Gabriel is getting over the whole Hortega incident, and while the undead are at the core of Pleasance not being so, well, pleasant, th
Soren Summers
Apr 26, 2017 added it  ·  (Review from the author)
Oh look, GIFs. What do they have to do with the book, you ask? Nothing, of course. Absolutely nothing. Hahaha. Ha.

See you in July.

Edit: It's July. You guys thought I was kidding, huh.


Walter Hopgood
Jul 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing
There's only so much you can say about this book without giving away the farm in terms of details, so how about we just go with a single word: Stupendous

I anxiously awaited Paragon from the moment I put down the previous book in the series. I knew it was coming out this week, but was pleasantly surprised when my Kindle started downloading it at 9:01pm Sunday night. It was at that point that I knew I would get little sleep until I finished it.

Paragon opens with the same dystopian future of Pleasa
Jul 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing
My last coupla days were spent reading Paragon and catching up on Ninja Warrior. Read and watched at the same time. Multitasking! If I have to survive the shit storm of Vertex then I need the Ninja inspiration. NW showed me how to muscle my way through the zombies and run faster and that I need to workout even harder. :) Soren Summers showed me that everything I thought was gonna happen was dead wrong. I really did have ideas about what the flare meant and who shot back. I kidded myself about th ...more
5 Hearts

Dear Soren Summers,

Three books. Three books into the world of Vertex, Paragon and a town that doesn’t resemble its name. There is nothing pleasant about Pleasance nor what goes on there and yet, like a true junkie I keep coming back for more. You had me cringing at every possibility and my anxiety was at max through most of the book. You gave me a flare of hope and ripped it away. You presented new hope to me on the dirtiest of platters with nothing to accompany the new information but
Jul 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing
AWESOMENESS but is that the last book in that series arc? I know there’s more vertex coming

Review to come
Lisa The Novel Approach
Jul 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: horror, sci-fi
“This might be it. This might be the fight that they don’t win. The one nobody survives.”

The Vertex trilogy made me feel a lot like a voyeur, as if I was watching everything on page play out through a window of opportunity, which is exactly where you want to be, trust me. Safe and sound in your own imagination—even if I do still have a wee case of the heebie-jeebies days after finishing this third and final book. This series’ core group of characters are simple folk, people I could relate to on
Joyfully Jay
Aug 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: sue
A Joyfully Jay review.

5 stars

Paragon is a brutally intense story that never lets the reader have a moment to breathe. It is considerably more violent than either Monster or Parasite, so consider yourself warned. Soren Summers seems to be a master of is setting a level of nerve-wracking tension within a plot that simply never stops. This is done especially well in Paragon. You can’t help but devour the book and as you do you realize, in a way, you are as powerless as Jarod and Gabriel to stop th
Pamela Cunningham
Dec 29, 2019 rated it really liked it
This is the third book in The Vertex Saga

What can I say about this book there was a lot of revelations but not enough explanations the premise was good but it wasn't well executed . What I mean is we have this huge and powerful corporation their doing all kinds of truly horrendous experiments on test subjects supposedly for the betterment of man kind . The CEO of this company is not even human it's never explained just who he is or for that fact what he is but my bet IS SATAN . There are a lot o
Ulysses Dietz
Nov 19, 2017 rated it really liked it
Paragon (Vertex #3)
BY Soren Summers
Published by Author, July 2017
178 Pages
Four stars

So, I liked this book, a good deal. Did I enjoy it? Maybe not so much, at first. But there, you see, is the paradox of who I am as a reader. What I tend not to like in my reading is gore, dystopia, and zombies. This book is very gory in spots, it’s all about dystopia, and stuffed with zombies. But I do like narrative, world-building, and good clean writing.

And the truth is, I started really enjoying it about mid
Denise White
Nov 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing

This 3rd book was on point..... Just the twist and turns...I liked how it ended but I still have questions... What did Hardgrove do to Gabriel... Is it really over??? I hope we get more from these characters... Hats off to the author excellent world building... I know it's not over!!!! Lol
Jul 23, 2020 rated it really liked it
Not sure about the ending itself (I'm not a fan of making things ambiguous or tragic without an actual good reason for it thematically or narrative-wise), but this one was exciting and interesting, and really felt like an anime film. Robbie was a tad bit underwhelming though.
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Hi, Soren here. After 15 years spent working in lifestyle journalism and public relations I decided it was time to stop selling other people’s stories and start telling my own. I’m obsessed with writing about ordinary people struggling against overwhelming supernatural odds. I’ve also been told that I’m kind of charming. No, really.

I love video games, staying home on the weekends, and geeky guys.

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