Audiboook Review: The Dragon Factory by Jonathan Maberry

Posted April 22, 2014 by Felicia S in 2014 Read, 4.50 Wine Glasses, Audiobook, Reviews / 8 Comments

Audiboook Review: The Dragon Factory by Jonathan MaberrySource: Audiobook Purchase

Format: Audiobook

The Dragon Factory by Jonathan Maberry
Narrator: Ray Porter
Length: 16 hrs and 11 mins

Date Read: March 2014

Genre: Fringe Thriller, Thriller

Joe Ledger and the DMS (Department of Military Sciences) go up against two competing groups of geneticists.ย  One side is creating exotic transgenic monsters and genetically enhanced mercenary armies; the other is using 21st century technology to continue the Nazi Master Race program begun by Josef Mengele. ย Both sides want to see the DMS destroyed, and they've drawn first blood.ย  Neither side is prepared for Joe Ledger as he leads Echo Team to war under a black flag.

More Information:
Publisher: Blackstone Audio Inc., St. Martin's Press
Series: Joe Ledger #2

Also by this author: Dead of Night, V-Wars, The King of Plagues, Fall of Night, Flesh & Bone
Also in this series: The King of Plagues, Predator One, Dark of Night

JUST A NOTE: Read It File It is for books that I have read that I need to keep track of. The reviews will be super short (think tweet longer length) but will serve the purpose of getting the books into UBB for tracking purposes ๐Ÿ™‚

Listened for Fun (Audible)
Overall Rating: 4.50
Story Rating: 4.50
Character Rating: 4.50

Audio Rating: 4.00 (not part of the overall rating)

First Thought when Finished: The Dragon Factory by Jonathan Maberry was wicked smart and brutally twisty.

Read It File It: I am in love with the Joe Ledger! There I said it. It is probably best to get that out there and acknowledged. During the Dragon Factory, I was biting my lip, clicking my nails against the desk, and closing my eyes as things got tense. These books are such intense rides and this one was a little heartbreaking. I recommend these to any one who enjoys a good mystery with a little bit of fringe!

Audio Thoughts:

Narrated by: Ray Porter /Length: 16 hrs and 11 mins

Going to admit that it took 2 books for me to fall in love with Ray’s voice for Joe but now I adore it. Sometimes it just takes a bit and then it clicks!

Final Thoughts: Bring on Book 3!


FTC Disclosure


Overall Rating
4.5 / 5
Story Rating
4.5 / 5
Character Rating
4.5 / 5
Narrator Rating
4 / 5
Felicia S
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8 responses to “Audiboook Review: The Dragon Factory by Jonathan Maberry

  1. Okay, so I decided to go with this one instead of the other horror/zombies I was thinking about. This one sounds MUCH more up my alley, and BONUS–book 1 is like $2.99 on Amazon right now. I one-clicked it ๐Ÿ˜‰