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The King of Plagues Audiobook

The King of Plagues: The Joe Ledger Novels, Book 3

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Publisher's Summary

Saturday, 0911 hours — A blast rocks a London hospital and thousands are dead or injured.

1009 hours — Joe Ledger arrives on scene to investigate. The horror is unlike anything he has ever seen.

Compelled by grief and rage, Ledger rejoins the Department of Military Sciences, and within hours he's attacked by a hit team of assassins and sent on a suicide mission into a viral hot zone during an Ebola outbreak.

Soon Ledger and the DMS 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 Ledger meets this powerful new enemy on its own terms as he fights terror with terror. 

Take another thrill ride with Joe Ledger.

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

What the Critics Say

“A fast-paced, brilliantly written novel.” (Brad Thor)

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    Eric Salt Lake City, UT, United States 08-26-16
    Eric Salt Lake City, UT, United States 08-26-16 Member Since 2012
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    "3rd time is the charm"
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    Out of the first 3 I really liked this one the best. It felt more detailed than the first two. If I had to draw a comparison I would say its Jack Reacher meets Dan Brown's Inferno. The little bits of backstory in this book really painted a wonder landscape for the main character to explore.

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    Carolynn Burwick 08-05-16 Member Since 2017
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    "Way slower than the last two!"

    Good story, not as action packed as the others. I'm still going to listen to the next right away though!!!

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    Stuart Ruwe 07-29-16
    Stuart Ruwe 07-29-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Winner"

    Another great tale about Joe ledger and as always I'm enthralled by the narrator. Excellent all around

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    Jeremiah 07-19-16
    Jeremiah 07-19-16 Member Since 2017
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    "he's done it again"

    awesome book, well written, yada yada yada

    my only critique is the ending was a bit abrupt and short lived.

    other than that, stellar. a great addition to the series

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    Dave Carter (Idaho) 06-10-16 Member Since 2014
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    Great story, but this dude is the best narrator on Audible. He makes even the slow parts of the novel interesting.

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    Earl Johnson 05-26-16 Member Since 2017
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    "a little bit of a slow start for me...but"

    but it gained momentum and never lost stride. what a great character and series. on to the next one.

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    Nichole Chatman 05-25-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Another great thriller"

    After having finished the third book in the Joe Ledger series, I'm shocked at how many people "couldn't finish it" due to their own politics. I'm assuming these are the same people who did not want to be "lectured about eugenics"...wowza.

    I enjoyed the latest save the world venture of the DMS and am amazed at how quickly a ninety minute commute feels like nothing thanks to the combined storytelling powers of Jonathan Maberry and Ray Porter. I vowed to never buy outside my credit allowance, however I am thrilled this was my first "cash" purchase. Worth every penny.

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    Gert Grohmann 05-17-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Great action but drop the liberal crap"

    I really enjoyed this series but the amount of liberal crap that he inserts into his novels is getting ridiculous.

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    Nathan SPRINGVILLE, UT, United States 05-12-16
    Nathan SPRINGVILLE, UT, United States 05-12-16 Member Since 2013

    Love my family...along with guitars, road bikes, cameras, and a good book!

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    "Keep bringing us Joe Ledger!!"

    I love these books! Joe Ledger is such a fantastic character. So full of life and action. I love his view of the world. He has been thrust into a world of impending disaster around every corner, and he handles it with perfect clarity and, well, action. This book has a far-reaching and reality stretching plot, but so have the previous two books in the series. Just great pacing and story telling here!

    Ray Porter is so easy to listen to. I love his voices, and his delivery. An optimum choice for the voice of Ledger. I can't wait to get on to the next books in the series!

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    Mitchell 05-11-16
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    This wasn't the best of the ledger books but still was okay. Ray Porter= Greatness

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