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Patient Zero: A Joe Ledger Novel - Community Reviews back

by Jonathan Maberry
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CarlAlves rated it 10 years ago
In Maberry’s first novel in the Joe Ledger series, Baltimore detective Joe Ledger is brought into a secretive government facility where he is being recruited to lead an X Files style covert government special forces that are designed to tackle things that are far beyond the ordinary. As a sort of te...
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Let's Talk about Books! rated it 10 years ago
Joe Ledger is a Baltimore detective that is recruited by a super secret government agency called the Department of Military Sciences. The DMS is responsible for taking out terrorist threats, and this time they have to beat a terrorist group that made a biological weapon that turns its victims into z...
Shiftyj1 rated it 10 years ago
I dug this one from Jonathan Maberry. A fast and brutal military thriller / zombie horror romp. Lot's of Rambo-esque kicking ass action and some truly frightening zombies. Joe Ledger is a great character and I look forward to checking out more of this series. 4.5+ Stars. Highly Recommended.
The Book Frog
The Book Frog rated it 11 years ago
Joe Ledger has some really rough patches in his past. You could say he has some scars on his psyche. He's kind of dealt with those psychic scars by becoming a bit of a badass. Okay, he's become the biggest and best badass there is. Good thing he's on the side of the angels, huh? As Patient Zero ope...
yzombie rated it 11 years ago
A gripping, fun read. I enjoyed Maberry's Pine Deep trilogy, but this book surpasses that and I look forward to reading Joe Ledger and his team again.
Krazykiwi @ Kiwitopia
Krazykiwi @ Kiwitopia rated it 11 years ago
I guess I found my next "go to between heavier books" series after I catch up the Dresden Files. Not a whole lot to write really, it's a good solid fast read, I'm wavering between 3 and 4 stars - I liked it a lot, but I suspect there's more and better to come from this series, with 7 novels and a ...
Bibliofiend's Bookbag
Bibliofiend's Bookbag rated it 11 years ago
This was a friend recommendation. I was not sure about this at first. It is listed as one of the best zombie books. It was fantastic. Great characters, pacing, twists, action.
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sixthreezy readsies rated it 11 years ago
Let me just start by saying that I only picked up Patient Zero because of, well, zombies. On my quest to read everything and anything zombie I was constantly told to pick this book up. For months I'd had the sequel The Dragon Factory sitting on my shelf but not until I finally went to read it did I ...
The Aussie Zombie
The Aussie Zombie rated it 11 years ago
I'll tell anyone that will listen that Jonathan Maberry is one of my favourite authors. In the zombie genre he's something of a legend - after all, his multiple series cover just about every genre - Benny Imura is a YA Zombie series, Dead of Night is adult horror lover, and then there's Joe Ledger w...
Danielle's Reading Adventures
Danielle's Reading Adventures rated it 12 years ago
I don't like zombies, but I like this book!I bought this one a while ago because I was intrigued by the idea of an action/adventure series about a special government agency which handles strange science threats. It's been sitting on my shelf, not because it didn't look interesting. I was just readi...
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