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Bad Moon Rising Audiobook

Bad Moon Rising: The Pine Deep Trilogy, Book 3

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Publisher's Summary

A new master of terror reigns supreme, and in his most horrifying novel yet, the clash between good and evil explodes in an apocalyptic showdown few will survive.

From a funfest to a bloodfest….

Each year, the residents of Pine Deep host the Halloween Festival, drawing tourists and celebrities from across the country to enjoy the deliciously creepy fun. Those who visit the small Pennsylvania town are out for a good time, but those who live there are desperately trying to survive.

For a monstrous evil lives among them, a savage presence whose malicious power has grown too powerful even for death to hold it back. Only a handful of brave souls stand against the King of the Dead and a red wave of destruction. Daylight is fading, and a bad moon is rising over Pine Deep. Keep watching the shadows.

Jonathan Maberry is the multiple Bram Stoker Award–winning author of Ghost Road Blues, the first of a trilogy of thrillers with a supernatural bite. A professional writer and writing teacher, he has sold more than one thousand articles, seventeen nonfiction books, six novels, and two plays.

Keep chilled: listen to more in the Pine Deep trilogy.

©2008 Jonathan Maberry (P)2011 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

What the Critics Say

“One of the best supernatural thrillers of recent years.” (John Connolly, New York Times best-selling author)

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    Margaret wurtsboro, NY, United States 11-13-12
    Margaret wurtsboro, NY, United States 11-13-12 Member Since 2011
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    "Awesome"

    Great series, crazy even - Jonathan at his best!!!! I wont be a spoiler, but WOW

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    Steven Simi Valley, CA, United States 07-01-12
    Steven Simi Valley, CA, United States 07-01-12
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    "It all comes together in Book 3!"

    Well, having invested several weeks listening to Jonathan Mayberry drag the reader through a rough first volume in Ghost Road Blues, and begin to mature as both a writer and storyteller in Book 2, Dead Man's Song, he finally hit his stride in Book 3 of The Pine Deep Trilogy, Bad Mon Rising. Not only is the plotting much more fluid but the overall storytelling has greatly improved since Book 1, and Mr. Mayberry throws every gruesome thing he can come up with at the reader as he brings all the warewolves, vampires of various kinds (including the zombie-esque "dead heads") and some new characters that liven up the storyline into the mix to make for a much faster paced and much, much more entertaining end to his trilogy of novels. I've beat on Mr. Weiner, the reader, in the previous two volumes' reviews for his stilted way of interpreting the story and it's characters, so I feel obliged to give him props in this final book as he seemed to have gained a better idea of how to read horror fiction. Again, fair warning: when I used the word "gruesome", I meant it. Even for horror fiction, which I've been reading since my youth, I don't think I've read/listened to a more overall dark and bloody story than Bad Moon Rising, not even in all the zombie fiction I read. No readers, this one is downright, well, gruesome! I hope that one day Mr. Mayberry will revisit Pine Deep now that his writing abilities have found their stride in the horror & thriller genres represented in the Joe Ledger series. So if you have made it through Books 1 & 2 of The Pine Deep Trilogy, you will be rewarded with this final installment. Just don't listen while eating. Never while eating.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Sean 02-11-13
    Sean 02-11-13

    Sean

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    "Maberry does it again..Excellent!!!"
    Would you listen to Bad Moon Rising again? Why?

    Yes- characters are intriguing and story is compelling.


    What other book might you compare Bad Moon Rising to and why?

    You know that is really hard... I like the fantasy/sci-fi/horroresque novels and the way Jonathan writes and the characters he develops are very unique! I just like his style!


    Which character – as performed by Tom Weiner – was your favorite?

    Malcolm Crow of course!


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Jonathan does such a good job with his character development that I found myself getting internally angry with Ruger and Vic Wingate!


    Any additional comments?

    Great book... I highly recommend the Joe Ledger series!!!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Shawn Temperance, MI, United States 11-03-11
    Shawn Temperance, MI, United States 11-03-11 Member Since 2010
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    "Climax of the Trilogy! lights, camera, Blood."

    Finally, the conclusion to the pine deep trilogy. The first two books left alot of open questions, here is where they are all answered. Great job Mr Maberry.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Sarah Jones 11-01-16
    Sarah Jones 11-01-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Great Ending!"

    Great Ending to my favorite supernatural trilogy. No pansy Cullen nonsense. Monsters are MONSTERS in Pine Deep. Please Mr. Maberry give us more from Pine Deep. Just a GREAT story!

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    sarah bourque 10-08-16 Member Since 2015
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    "refreshingly spooky"

    for the most part when I start a horror novel I don't let my hopes get too high because it is rare that a book really ever gives me the creeps. the pine deep series author did a fantastic job of making his story scary and for that I'm grateful! I hope he decides to write more scary books! And if you ever decide to read another story about Crow and Val and the bone man I'm along for the ride!

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    Robert United States 07-04-16
    Robert United States 07-04-16 Member Since 2013
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    "Jonathan Maberry is a true talent!"

    The Pine Deep Trilogy is an amazing story! Great performance by Tom Weiner. Jonathan Maberry is by far one of the best authors I have read. He is up there with George RR Martin with character development. Huge fan. This trilogy is a development of a story that spans 30 years and I found myself deeply caring for the characters. Pine Deep is a story of love, vampires, werewolves, and gore, with some zombie-ish vamps mixed in. I enjoyed all 3 and have to thank Mr. Maberry for the hours and hours of entertainment.

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    James D. Hurless Nashville, TN 06-30-16
    James D. Hurless Nashville, TN 06-30-16 Member Since 2016

    Dedicated Audible reader - love the average apocalyptic dystopian horror story!

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    "One of the most action packed horror ending ever!!"

    This book in the series will take you deep into horror. If you thought the first two books were scary or filled with monsters - this one will send you over the edge of madness. The level of violence and suffering is not for the faint of heart. Proceed with this book but be warned. The monsters that we are introduced to are not your typical monsters. I love the way Jonathan Mayberry gives them a new life (no pun intended - well maybe it was). I couldn't put this book down. The narration by Tom Weiner is one of the best I have ever heard. A male narrator doing multiple women voices well is not easy but Mr. Weiner does this so well and seamlessly - I am amazed. One of my best purchases on Audible.

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    James 02-20-16
    James 02-20-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Good book"
    What made the experience of listening to Bad Moon Rising the most enjoyable?

    Not may favorite Maberry book, but kept me entertained most of the time. A little horror, sci-fi, suspense, mystery and action.

    Was a little slow in spots.


    Any additional comments?

    I would recommend... rent it if you can... buy it if you want a decent spooky, sci-fi, action, suspense book.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    tracythetoolman 01-08-16
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    "T.D.B. sissy werewolf"

    very good read I'm kind of partial to werewolves. He should have been a little tougher but that's just my opinion good story good book overall

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