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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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    Derrick 01-15-16
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    "Fantastic"

    The Joe Ledger series is by far my new favorite. Excellent story and execution. Couldn't ask for more.

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    Jackie Canada 01-02-16
    Jackie Canada 01-02-16 Member Since 2015
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    "I really liked it, but...."

    I have to admit I really enjoyed this book, but probably not as much as Patient Zero. Being a bit nit-picky I would say that the villain's in the first novel were more grounded and believable, and the second act of this book seemed a little muddled, buy overall it came together into a great story with the same wonderful fight choreography I've come to expect. (Needed less fantastical bad guys and more Joe Ledger) A-

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    Xiola Atlanta 12-12-15
    Xiola Atlanta 12-12-15 Member Since 2017
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    "Ray Porter nails these books!"
    Would you consider the audio edition of The Dragon Factory to be better than the print version?

    I haven't read the print versions, but I think Ray Porter adds considerable dimension to the characters. I sometimes listen to a book and then buy the subsequent books in a series in print to read them myself. I would not do that with this series. The stories are great, but Ray Porter really knocks it out of the park.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Dragon Factory?

    The fight scenes are fantastic.


    What does Ray Porter bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Ray Porter does a fantastic job playing the characters in these books. I can almost see this as a movie just based on his narration. Top notch narrator!!!


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    Of course the scene near the end, I won't spoil it. It involves Grace.


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    Cassi Houston, TX 12-05-15
    Cassi Houston, TX 12-05-15 Member Since 2016
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    "I'm just not getting pulled in."

    I've been dragging Thora book along trying to fall in love with it. But I'm just wasting both of our times it's time to break up.

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    Chandler 10-27-15
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    "really good, as well as worth my money"

    The story was and is excellent, but the narrator did a spot on job for me

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    K Johnson 10-26-15
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    "Outstanding Narration"

    Ray Porter is the best of the best when it comes to great narration. The story was good but I'm more impressed with his narration.

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    Mom_of_four Bridgeport, WA, United States 10-11-15
    Mom_of_four Bridgeport, WA, United States 10-11-15 Member Since 2012
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    "Another great Joe Ledger novel from Mayberry!"
    If you could sum up The Dragon Factory in three words, what would they be?

    Original, Science, Action.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Joe, because in his head he's sure he's not the right guy for this. Plus he has a cat named Cobbler.


    What does Ray Porter bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    The names for everything, I'd be tripping over some if those weapon and science words for days. Plus I love how he portrays Bunny's voice.


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

    I laughed at some of their ridiculous situations. And, yeah, I cried.


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    Will Piscataway 10-04-15
    Will Piscataway 10-04-15 Member Since 2014

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    "Joe Ledgers the truth."

    Dragon Factory wasn't as good as the first, but I enjoyed the plot. Some of the story lost me early, but made since in later chapters.

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    Loren 09-19-15
    Loren 09-19-15 Member Since 2011
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    "everything you could want"

    the story grips you instantly and takes you on a mission with a set of hero's so real feeling I swear I could recognise them on the stretch if I saw them

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    Joan 09-17-15
    Joan 09-17-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Another winner!"

    Joe Ledger rocks! I like that the villains are always so descriptive and by the time their reign is over its a celebration to see them defeated. The twins were fascinating characters. Great read...onto book 3. Yay!

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