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Patient Zero: A Joe Ledger Novel

4 Ratings: 4.0
A book by Jonathan Maberry

"I had a fine old time reading PATIENT ZERO. Jonathan Maberry has found a delightful voice for this adventure of Joe Ledger and his crew: while the action is heated, violent, and furious, the writing remains cool, steady, and low-key, framing all the … see full wiki

Tags: Book, Thriller, Zombies, Terrorism, Bioterrorism
Author: Jonathan Maberry
Genre: Mystery & Thrillers
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
3 reviews about Patient Zero: A Joe Ledger Novel
review by . March 10, 2010
My son said there was more to this book than he'd expected. He knew there'd be zombies, and assumed they'd just be the McGuffin that centered the tale. Obviously there'd be some clever trick to destroying them at the end. But he was pleased to be wrong, and handed me the book with a strong recommendation that I should read it too.      Patient Zero of the title is a fleeing terrorist who gets shot and killed. Shortly thereafter he attempts to kill his killer. …
review by . January 15, 2009
I don't think that anyone has to be a zombie fan to love this book, but love it I did! Jonathan Maberry had done an insanely great job with this novel, and I have all ready read two of his previous works and knew he was amazing, but this was even better than I could have ever expected. His previous books that I enjoyed were "Ghost Road Blues" and "Dead Man's song" (I am yet to read the third in this trilogy) and they were Earthy and organic, lush and rich horror that was a treat to read. "Patient …
review by . December 31, 2008
Joe Legend is a cop haunted by personal tragedy, who has to shoot and kill a perpetrator in a stakeout. He later is shocked to have to kill the same man again, and these events plummet him unwillingly working for a supersecret anti-terror agency in a shadow war where all Americans and all humanity may ultimately face extinction. Can "Night of the Living Dead" combine with a terror thriller with the pacing of "The Bourne Conspiracy"? The answer is wholeheartedly and enthusiastically, "Yes". Legend …
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