The Dragon Factory
Publish date: 2011-03-10
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, Urban Fantasy
, Mystery Thriller
Series: Joe Ledger (#2)
Together, narrator Ray Porter and author Jonathan Maberry form an unbeatable team! I'm not going to write a full review because I'm way behind the times on this book, (it was published back in 2011.) Military/Action type books aren't really my thing, but with Ray Porter narrating, and Maberry writ...
I kind of can't even handle how ridiculously pulpy this series is so far. Patient Zero pretends to a kind of scientrism, wherein the zombie outbreak our intrepid heroes race to thwart has, like, a modicum of scientific plausibility, I guess. Baltimore cop and chiseled jaw hero Joe Ledger gets tapped...
The follow up to Patient Zero is pretty solid, but I did miss the zombies. Our villain this time is a mad scientist using weaponized genetic diseases to destroy the world. He's creepy and the reveal of his identity [spoiler] he's Josef Mengele [/spoiler] is pretty good. There are multiple threads a...
A slam bang opening leads into a slow development which bogged down a bit before things really got going again, but still, a strong entry in a fun, dynamic series.
Fascinating. Disturbing. A unicorn! A dragon! Ledger is a badass. Sniffle moments.