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The Joe Ledger Series, Books 1-3

The Joe Ledger Series, Books 1-3

Patient Zero, The Dragon Factory, The King of Plagues

Joe Ledger

Jonathan Maberry

St. Martin's Griffin

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Now available together for the first time, don't miss the beginning of Jonathan Maberry's New York Times bestselling series about intrepid warrior, Joe Ledger, and his death-defying missions with the Department of Military Sciences in books 1-3 of this spectacular series!

Join Joe and his Echo Team as they face off against sub-human horrors and villains that Ledger's team set out to make sure the world will never know in this heart-pounding bundle containing Patient Zero, The Dragon Factory, and The King of Plagues!

In Patient Zero, Ledger knows that when you have to kill the same terrorist twice in one week there's either something wrong with your world or something wrong with your skills... and there's nothing wrong with his skills. And that's both a good, and a bad thing. It's good because he's a Baltimore detective that has just been secretly recruited by the government to lead a new taskforce created to deal with the problems that Homeland Security can't handle. This rapid response group is called the Department of Military Sciences or the DMS for short. It's bad because his first mission is to help stop a group of terrorists from releasing a dreadful bio-weapon that can turn ordinary people into zombies. The fate of the world hangs in the balance....

In The Dragon Factory, Joe Ledger and the DMS (Department of Military Sciences) are called upon again to go up against two competing groups of geneticists. One side is creating exotic transgenic monsters and genetically e… More…

Now available together for the first time, don't miss the beginning of Jonathan Maberry's New York Times bestselling series about intrepid warrior, Joe Ledger, and his death-defying missions with the Department of Military Sciences in books 1-3 of this spectacular series!

Join Joe and his Echo Team as they face off against sub-human horrors and villains that Ledger's team set out to make sure the world will never know in this heart-pounding bundle containing Patient Zero, The Dragon Factory, and The King of Plagues!

In Patient Zero, Ledger knows that when you have to kill the same terrorist twice in one week there's either something wrong with your world or something wrong with your skills... and there's nothing wrong with his skills. And that's both a good, and a bad thing. It's good because he's a Baltimore detective that has just been secretly recruited by the government to lead a new taskforce created to deal with the problems that Homeland Security can't handle. This rapid response group is called the Department of Military Sciences or the DMS for short. It's bad because his first mission is to help stop a group of terrorists from releasing a dreadful bio-weapon that can turn ordinary people into zombies. The fate of the world hangs in the balance....

In The Dragon Factory, Joe Ledger and the DMS (Department of Military Sciences) are called upon again to go up against two competing groups of geneticists. One side is creating exotic transgenic monsters and genetically enhanced mercenary armies; the other is using 21st century technology to continue the Nazi Master Race program begun by Josef Mengele. Both sides want to see the DMS destroyed, and they've drawn first blood. Neither side is prepared for Ledger as he leads Echo Team to war under a black flag.

In The King of Plagues it's Saturday at 09:11 Hours when a blast rocks a London hospital and thousands are left dead or injured… At 10:09 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 DMS 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. S

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Praise for The Joe Ledger Series, Books 1-3

“Plenty of man-to-zombie combat, a team traitor and a doomsday scenario add up to a fast and furious read.” —Publishers Weekly on Patient Zero

“An enjoyable read, and one that's hard to set down.” —Fangoria on Patient Zero

“Heated, violent, and furious... as palatable as your favorite flavor of ice cream. [A] memorable book.” —Peter Straub, New York Times Bestselling author, on Patient Zero

“Night of the Living Dead meets Michael Crichton.” —Joseph Finder, New York Times bestselling author of Power Play, on Patient Zero

“A fabulous new series. Joe Ledger and the DMS have my vote as the team to beat when combatting terrorist threats on a grand scale!” —David Morrell, New York Times bestselling author of First Blood and Creepers, on Patient Zero

“Brilliant, shocking, horrifying, it puts the terror back in terrorist.” —James Rollins, New York Times bestselling author of The Judas Strain, on Patient Zero

“A pleasurable summer read.” —Seattle Post Intelligencer on Dragon Factory

“While Joe has announced his retirement, eager readers can look forward to one more volume in this humorous, over-the-top cross-genre trilogy.” —Publishers Weekly on Dragon Factory

“Like a video game on steroids mixed with The Island of Dr. Moreau.” —Booklist on Dragon Factory

“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 on King of Plagues

“A fast-paced, brill… More…

“Plenty of man-to-zombie combat, a team traitor and a doomsday scenario add up to a fast and furious read.” —Publishers Weekly on Patient Zero

“An enjoyable read, and one that's hard to set down.” —Fangoria on Patient Zero

“Heated, violent, and furious... as palatable as your favorite flavor of ice cream. [A] memorable book.” —Peter Straub, New York Times Bestselling author, on Patient Zero

“Night of the Living Dead meets Michael Crichton.” —Joseph Finder, New York Times bestselling author of Power Play, on Patient Zero

“A fabulous new series. Joe Ledger and the DMS have my vote as the team to beat when combatting terrorist threats on a grand scale!” —David Morrell, New York Times bestselling author of First Blood and Creepers, on Patient Zero

“Brilliant, shocking, horrifying, it puts the terror back in terrorist.” —James Rollins, New York Times bestselling author of The Judas Strain, on Patient Zero

“A pleasurable summer read.” —Seattle Post Intelligencer on Dragon Factory

“While Joe has announced his retirement, eager readers can look forward to one more volume in this humorous, over-the-top cross-genre trilogy.” —Publishers Weekly on Dragon Factory

“Like a video game on steroids mixed with The Island of Dr. Moreau.” —Booklist on Dragon Factory

“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 on King of Plagues

“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, on King of Plagues

“Joe Ledger and the DMS are back in their most brutal tale yet as they face off against a diabolical organization who 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 Threshhold and Instinct on King of Plagues

“While most are content to sleepwalk through the third book in a successful series, Jonathan Maberry wages all-out destructive war on complacency. The King of Plagues expands the Joe Ledger universe, deepens existing characters while introducing bold new ones, and unleashes a runaway brain of a thriller plot turbocharged with a depraved spirit of invention. Next to Joe Ledger, Jack Bauer, Fox Mulder and Jason Bourne are rank amateurs.” —Javier Grillo-Marxuach, Emmy Award winning writer/producer, "Lost," "Medium," "The Middleman", on King of Plagues

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Jonathan Maberry

Jonathan Maberry is a NY Times bestselling author, four-time Bram Stoker Award winner, and comic book writer. He writes horror, thrillers, mystery, fantasy, science fiction and suspense for adults and teens. His novels include PREDATOR ONE, CODE ZERO, ROT & RUIN, FALL OF NIGHT, GHOST ROAD BLUES, THE WOLFMAN, and many others. Several of Jonathan's novels are in development for movies or TV including V-WARS, EXTINCTION MACHINE, ROT & RUIN and DEAD OF NIGHT. He's the editor/co-author of V-WARS, a vampire-themed anthology; and is editor for a series of all-original X-FILES anthologies, the YA anthology SCARY OUT THERE, and the dark fantasy anthology OUT OF TUNE. His V-WARS books have been developed as a board game. He is a popular featured expert on History Channel shows like ZOMBIES: A LIVING HISTORY and MONSTERS, MYTH AND LEGEND. Since 1978 he's sold more than 1200 magazine feature articles, 3000 columns, two plays, greeting cards, song lyrics, and poetry. His comics include V-WARS, ROT & RUIN, CAPTAIN AMERICA: HAIL HYDRA, BAD BLOOD, MARVEL ZOMBIES RETURN and MARVEL UNIVERSE VS THE AVENGERS. He lives in Del Mar, California with his wife, Sara Jo and their dog, Rosie.

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