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The Dragon Factory Audiobook

The Dragon Factory: The Joe Ledger Novels, Book 2

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Publisher's Summary

Ex-Baltimore cop turned special-ops shooter Joe Ledger is back in action.

In The Dragon Factory, Ledger and his team from the Department of Military Sciences square off against two separate groups of corrupt scientists. The beautiful but twisted Jakoby Twins are creating transgenic monsters and genetically enhanced mercenaries for sale to the highest bidder. Their father, who takes evil to an entirely new level, is using cutting-edge science to complete the Nazi master-race program.

Joe must elude the NSA who are gunning for him, fight his way past rogue Spetsnaz teams, and stop these madmen before the Extinction Clock runs out. And when the bloodbath claims one of his own, Joe Ledger declares total war on those people who would burn down the world in order to reshape it in their own dark image.

Take another thrill ride with Joe Ledger.

©2010 Jonathan Maberry (P)2011 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

What the Critics Say

“In Stoker-winner Maberry’s wild second Joe Ledger novel, Joe and his comrades from the Department of Military Science take on enough villains and their world-threatening plots to fill half a dozen ordinary thrillers.” (Publishers Weekly)

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    adam coralville, IA, United States 03-15-11
    adam coralville, IA, United States 03-15-11 Member Since 2007
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    "Wonderfully and Wildly Entertaining"

    Really bad bad guys, mad scientists, mosters, evil plots to take over the world, hidden underground lairs, a secret government agency, none-stop action, and the baddest good guy ever - Joe Ledger. This is a great book.
    To top it off Ray Porter's narration is world class, some of the best I've ever heard.
    I'm becoming a big fan of Jonathan Maberry and Ray Porter.

    6 of 11 people found this review helpful
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    James Wood 01-12-17
    James Wood 01-12-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Best of Ledger"

    I have read and listened to several of the Joe Ledger tales and this is by far my favorite! I hope to keep up with the series finding something equally as capturing.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Harper Lane DENVER, CO, United States 12-20-16
    Harper Lane DENVER, CO, United States 12-20-16 Member Since 2012
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    "great story, reader"

    Has a great narrator. He tells story very well. This is an overall great series.

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    Artie 12-16-16
    Artie 12-16-16
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    "Love Jonathan's far out stories. Riveting. Ray Por"

    Jonathan Maberry is exciting as any high voltage Thriller today but he has a soul and the characters are great. It's all totally out there but great great stories usually based on a bit of fact. And Ray Porter, the narrator, is Jonathan Maberry in another body. great stuff better than any action movie

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    Melissa 12-07-16
    Melissa 12-07-16
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    "I never finished it"
    What would have made The Dragon Factory better?

    I was so into the first book of this series but could not get into this one. There was no carryover of the story line from book one. New nemesis, new looming disaster. It felt like I was dropped into the middle of a new story after some unknown amount of time had passed.


    What was most disappointing about Jonathan Maberry’s story?

    I guess I'm disappointed the first story wasn't continued.


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    Steven 12-03-16
    Steven 12-03-16
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    "Am action-packed ride"

    I really enjoyed this book. It's full of action and is a great follow-up to book one. The narration of this one is pretty great. There are times when the voices the narrator uses are a little off, not sounding like the character being portrayed or sounding like a different character, but there are times where, unless I am mistaken, you can hear real emotion in the narrator's voice. This, for me, added tremendously to the audio experience. I definitely recommend this book to anyone looking for an action-packed read/listen and great narration.

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    Buzz 12-01-16
    Buzz 12-01-16
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    "Good Performance. Bad Producer."

    I thought the story was good and the performance was good. The reader did a good job separating the characters. But story is broken up into many small segments and the reading goes from one segment right into the next. There is no separation, no pause or dead air to let the listener know a change is taking place.

    The reader has his repertoire of voices. But sometimes, the voices used in back-to-back segments are the same, but are meant for different characters in each segment. Without better spacing between segments, it is easy to become confused.

    But, in the end, I would recommend this story.

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    Tina Covelli 11-22-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Love Joe Ledger"

    Ray Porter is a phenomenal narrator. At times a little slow, but overall great read!

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    Chris 11-03-16
    Chris 11-03-16
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    "Another awesome Ledger adventure"

    Ledger finds himself up against evil ppl trying to use science to do some things good ppl dont like!
    Ray Porter does another amazing job!

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    Ame 10-06-16
    Ame 10-06-16 Member Since 2016
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    "thanks!!!"

    Awesome reading!!! I enjoyed every bit of it. The emotion put in some of the parts of the book made me feel like part of the story.

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