The King of Plagues
Saturday 09:11 Hours: A blast rocks a London hospital and thousands are dead or injured… 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... show more
Saturday 09:11 Hours: A blast rocks a London hospital and thousands are dead or injured… 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. Soon Joe Ledger and the Department of Military Sciences 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 the this powerful new enemy on their own terms as he fights terror with terror.
Publish date: March 29th 2011
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Pages no: 435
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, Urban Fantasy
, Mystery Thriller
Series: Joe Ledger (#3)
This is my favorite of the series so far! There were lots of surprises here, a few gains and some substantial losses. All the things that keep this reader interested in continuing. I've been listening on audio and I love Ray Porter's voicing of Joe Ledger. In fact, he is the reason I've continue...
Did not love it as much as Dragon Factory. But the addition of Ghost, the dog, is awesome!
Joe Ledger is back! After walking away and "retiring" from the game after The Dragon Factory, Ledger is brought back into the DMS to handle a new threat to the world. A secret society of villains that are named kings of things such as fear and plagues, resurrects the ten plagues seen in the Bible to...
I have to say, I really love how the author handles women being in the military and especially in Special Forces. Given the demographic of these types of novels, they're not in the forefront of the story (Major Courtland being the exception), but they are treated with the very same respect that the ...
I enjoyed this novel much more than the previous one. (No Nazis). It starts a few months after the previous novel. Ledger has taken care of Grace's assassin off screen, as it were. I actually didn't mind that. It would have taken away from the main story and just as important we still see Joe strugg...