The King of Plagues

By Jonathan Maberry
Read by Ray Porter

The Joe Ledger Series: Book 3

16.12 Hours 03/29/2011 unabridged
Format: CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781441795564

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Saturday, 0911 hours—A blast rocks a London hospital and thousands are dead or injured. 1009 hours—Joe Ledger arrives on scene to investigate. The horror is unlike anything he has ever seen. Compelled by grief and rage, Joe rejoins the Department of Military Sciences and within hours is attacked by a hit team of assassins and sent on a suicide mission into a viral hot zone during an Ebola outbreak. Soon Joe Ledger and the DMS begin tearing down the veils of deception to uncover a vast and powerful secret society using weaponized versions of the Ten Plagues of Egypt to destabilize world economies and profit from the resulting chaos. Millions will die unless Joe Ledger meets this powerful new enemy on their own terms as he fights terror with terror. 

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Summary

Summary

Saturday, 0911 hours—A blast rocks a London hospital and thousands are dead or injured.

1009 hours—Joe Ledger arrives on scene to investigate. The horror is unlike anything he has ever seen.

Compelled by grief and rage, Joe rejoins the Department of Military Sciences and within hours is attacked by a hit team of assassins and sent on a suicide mission into a viral hot zone during an Ebola outbreak. Soon Joe Ledger and the DMS begin tearing down the veils of deception to uncover a vast and powerful secret society using weaponized versions of the Ten Plagues of Egypt to destabilize world economies and profit from the resulting chaos. Millions will die unless Joe Ledger meets this powerful new enemy on their own terms as he fights terror with terror. 

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A fast-paced, brilliantly written novel. The hottest thriller of the New Year! In The King of Plagues, Jonathan Maberry reigns supreme.” Brad Thor, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Athena Project
“Powered by a cast of over-the-top characters, breakneck pacing, nonstop action, and a subtle sense of humor, this is an utterly readable blend of adventure fiction, suspense thriller, and horror.” Publishers Weekly
“Maberry’s best book to date. The ending guarantees a sequel that will be anxiously awaited by series fans.” Booklist
“Joe Ledger and the DMS are back in their most brutal tale yet as they face off against a diabolical organization that is always one step ahead. As the sinister plot is exposed and the body count rises, The King of Plagues is impossible to put down. Be prepared to lose some sleep.” Jeremy Robinson, author of Threshold and Instinct

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Author Bio: Jonathan Maberry

Jonathan Maberry is a New York Times bestselling author and five-time Bram Stoker Award winner. He writes in multiple genres including suspense, thriller, horror, science fiction, fantasy, action, and steampunk for adults, teens, and middle grade. His works include the Joe Ledger thrillers, Rot & Ruin, Mars One, and Captain America, which is in development for a feature film. He writes comics for Marvel, Dark Horse, and IDW and is the editor of such high-profile anthologies as The X-Files, V-Wars, Out of Tune, Baker Street Irregular, Nights of the Living Dead, and Scary Out There.

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Available Formats : CD, Library CD, MP3 CD, Playaway
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Runtime: 16.12
Audience: Adult
Language: English