Jonathan Maberry

Jonathan Maberry is a Stoker Award winning horror author and he teaches writing.

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Rot and Ruin is a children's horror book by horror author Jonathan Maberry

Rot and Ruin

Author: Maberry, Jonathan
Format: Hardcover
Type: Horror Novel
Page Count: 352pp.
Pub. Date: October 5, 2010
Publisher: Simon and Schuster Children’s Pub.

A teenager grows up in a post-apocalypic, zombie-infested America in Jonathan Maberry’s Rot & Ruin.

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Wanted Undead or Alive: Vampire Hunters and Other Kick-Ass Enemies of Evil is a non-fiction horror book by Jonathan Maberry and Janice Gable Bashman

Wanted Undead or Alive: Vampire Hunters and Other Kick-Ass Enemies of Evil

Author: Maberry, Jonathan and Janice Gable Bashman
Format: Trade Paperback
Type: Non-Fiction
Page Count: 320pp.
Pub. Date: August 31, 2010
Publisher: Citadel Press

Discover the nature of Evil . . . and how to kick its butt!

These days you can’t swing an undead lycanthrope without hitting a Minion of Evil. They’re everywhere — TV, film, the basement . . . right behind you! It’s never been more important to know what you can do to keep them at bay. Garlic? silver bullets? holy water? torch-wielding mob?

From today’s foremost experts on nightmares-come-to-life, this indispensible guide identifies and describes mankind’s enemies — supernatural beasts, ghosts, vampires, serial killers, etc. — and unearths effective time-proven responses to each horrific threat.

Separate fact from fiction, the deadly from the merely creepy.

Learn when to stand your ground and when to run screaming for your life.

Determine which monster-specific heroes to call and their likelihood of success.

Consider your own potential as a Champion for Good, Conqueror of the Damned.

Whether we’re talking ancient vampire hunters or modern-day FBI profilers, it’s good to know someone’s got your back in the eternal struggle between Good and Evil. And this book, with over fifty illustrations, as well as commentary from luminaries like filmmaker John Carpenter, author Peter Straub, and the legendary Stan Lee, provides all the information and reassurance you need to sleep soundly at night.

Just not too soundly.

With 8 pages of color art.

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The Dragon Factory is the second horror book in the Joe Ledger Series by Jonathan Maberry

The Dragon Factory (Joe Ledger Series #2)

Author: Maberry, Jonathan
Format: Trade Paperback
Type: Horror Novel
Page Count: 496pp.
Pub. Date: March 2, 2010
Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin
Extra: Deep, Dark: A Free Prequel Story to The Dragon Factory (Registration Required)

Joe Ledger and the DMS (Department of Military Sciences) go up against two competing groups of geneticists.

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. Both sides want to see the DMS destroyed, and they’ve drawn first blood.

Neither side is prepared for Joe Ledger as he leads Echo Team to war under a black flag.

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The Wolfman is the novelization of the horror movie of the same name by horror author Jonathan Maberry

The Wolfman

Author: Maberry, Jonathan
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Type: Horror Novel
Page Count: 352pp.
Pub. Date: February 2, 2010
Publisher: Tor Books

The Wolfman is one of the great classics of modern horror. Now, based on the upcmoing film, is a terrifying new novelization novel written by Jonathan Maberry, based on the screenplay by Andrew Kevin Walker and David Self — Based on a motion picture screenplay by Curt Siodmak.

Lawrence Talbot’s childhood ended the night his mother died.

After he left the sleepy Victorian hamlet of Blackmoor, he spent decades recovering and trying to forget. But when his brother’s fiancee tracks him down to help find her missing love, Talbot returns home to join the search. He learns that something with brute strength and insatiable bloodlust has been killing the villagers, and that a suspicious Scotland Yard inspector has come to investigate.

As Talbot pieces together the gory puzzle, he hears of an ancient curse that turns the afflicted into werewolves when the moon is full. Now, if he has any chance at ending the slaughter and protecting the woman he has grown to love, Talbot must destroy the vicious creature that stalks the woods surrounding Blackmoor.

But as he hunts for the nightmarish beast, a simple man with a tortured past will uncover a primal side to himself . . . one he never imagined existed.

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They Bite: Endless Cravings of Supernatural Predators is a non-fiction horror book by Jonathan Maberry and David F. Kramer

They Bite: Endless Cravings of Supernatural Predators

Author: Maberry, Jonathan and David F. Kramer
Format: Trade Paperback
Type: Non-Fiction
Page Count: 320pp.
Pub. Date: September 1, 2009
Publisher: Citadel Press

From the shadowy worlds of myth and legend. . . . From the pages of bestsellers and the silver screen. . . . They’re searching for you. And they’re hungry.

Every culture and country has its demons — and since earliest times we’ve tried to capture these supernatural predators through the power of storytelling. But they refuse to be tamed . . .

Join Bram Stoker Award winners Maberry and Kramer on a chilling journey into the nature of the beast. This compendium of creepy creatures tracks the monsters of our imagination from the whispered fireside tales of old to the books, comics, and films that keep us shivering on the edges of our seats with delight and fascination.

Biting commentaries by the modern masters of the macabre — John Carpenter, Peter Straub, Jack Ketchum, Holly Black, Kevin J. Anderson, Ray Garton, Ramsey Campbell, Christopher Golden, Kelley Armstrong, Simon Clark, Herschell Gordon Lewis, and dozens of others — help make this the ultimate guidebook to the horrific roots and modern-day expressions of our darkest fears.

With 8 pages of color illustrations by leading artists of the supernatural.

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Patient Zero is the first horror book in the Joe Ledger Series by Jonathan Maberry

Patient Zero (Joe Ledger Series #1)

Author: Maberry, Jonathan
Format: Trade Paperback
Type: Horror Novel
Page Count: 432pp.
Pub. Date: March 3, 2009
Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin
Extra: Countdown: A Free Prequel Story to Patient Zero

When you have to kill the same terrorist twice in one week there’s either something wrong with your world or something wrong with your skills . . . and there’s nothing wrong with Joe Ledger’s skills.

And that’s both a good, and a bad thing.

It’s good because he’s a Baltimore detective that has just been secretly recruited by the government to lead a new taskforce created to deal with the problems that Homeland Security can’t handle. This rapid response group is called the Department of Military Sciences or the DMS for short.

It’s bad because his first mission is to help stop a group of terrorists from releasing a dreadful bio-weapon that can turn ordinary people into zombies.

The fate of the world hangs in the balance . . .

You can get “Countdown”, a free short story “prequel” to Patient Zero. You can download it off Jonathan Maberry’s website in PDF (Adobe Acrobat) format. Click here to get your copy of “Countdown” now.

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Zombie CSU: The Forensics of the Living Dead is a non-fiction horror book by Jonathan Maberry

Zombie CSU: The Forensics of the Living Dead

Author: Maberry, Jonathan
Format: Trade Paperback
Type: Non-Fiction
Page Count: 404pp.
Pub. Date: September 1, 2008
Publisher: Citadel Press

Nominated for the 2008 Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in Non-Fiction

When there’s no more room in hell, the dead will walk the earth.

And law enforcement is ready to take them down!

Since Night of the Living Dead, zombies have been a frightening fixture on the pop culture landscape, lumbering after hapless humans, slurping up brains and veins and whatever warm, fleshy matter they can clench in their rotting limbs. But what if they were real? What would happen if, tomorrow, corpses across the nation began springing up out of their graves and terrorizing the living?

Employing hard science and solid police work — not to mention jaw-dropping (literally!) humor — Zombie CSU is the only guide you need to make it through alive — not undead.

At last you can:

  • Investigate zombie crime scenes, collecting and analyzing evidence of zombie attacks, and create a “murder book.”
  • Examine the psychology of the zombie and develop a perp profile.
  • Observe medical science pros as they probe felled zombies for forensic clues.
  • Devise a zombie apocalypse survival scorecard and more!

      Complete with lists of must-see zombie flicks from around the globe and tons of tips for kicking undead butt, Zombie CSU features hundreds of interviews with real zombie experts, forensics experts, detectives, filmmakers, and more.

      Special guest stars: Tony Todd, Brian Keene, Patricia Tallman, David Wellington, James Gunn, Robert Kirkman, Dr. Wade Davis, Robert Sacchetto, Zombie Squad, Ramsey Campbell, Kim Paffenroth, Jamie Russell, Michael “CJ” Kelly, Bruce “Andy” Bohne, and dozens more!

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Bad Moon Rising is the third horror book in the Pine Deep Trilogy by Jonathan Maberry

Bad Moon Rising (Pine Deep Trilogy #3)

Author: Maberry, Jonathan
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Type: Horror Novel
Page Count: 480pp.
Pub. Date: May 1, 2008
Publisher: Pinnacle/Kensington

A new master of terror reigns supreme.

And in his most horrifying novel yet, the clash between good and evil explodes in an apocalyptic showdown few will survive.

From A Funfest
Each year, the residents of Pine Deep host the Halloween Festival, drawing tourists and celebrities from across the country to enjoy the deliciously creepy fun. Those who visit the small Pennsylvania town are out for a good time, but those who live there are desperately trying to survive . . .

To A Bloodfest
For a monstrous evil lives among them, a savage presence whose malicious power has grown too powerful even for death to hold it back. Only a handful of brave souls stand against the King of the Dead and a red wave of destruction. Daylight is fading and a bad moon is rising over Pine Deep. Keep watching the shadows . . .

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The Cryptopedia: A Dictionary of the Weird, Strange, and Downright Bizarre is a non-fiction horror book by Jonathan Maberry and David F. Kramer

The Cryptopedia: A Dictionary of the Weird, Strange, and Downright Bizarre

Author: Maberry, Jonathan and David F. Kramer
Format: Trade Paperback
Type: Non-Fiction
Page Count: 320pp.
Pub. Date: September 1, 2007
Publisher: Citadel Press

Winner of the 2007 Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in Nonfiction

Journey Into The Unknown

At the edge of the known world, demons, monsters, and baffling phenomena abound.

To help you navigate this mystery-shrouded realm where the supernatural mingles with the paranormal, fright-guides Jonathan Maberry and David Kramer present their indispensable follow-up to Vampire Universe.

Witty and comprehensive, The Cryptopedia divides the otherworldly into chapters that explain the inexplicable, from angels to poltergeists to UFOs and more. Leaving no Philosopher’s Stone unturned, the authors decode occult symbols, demystify the art of fortune-telling, and discuss the myriad strange and bizarre forces at work in the universe.

Illustrated throughout, this is an invaluable guide to the Larger World. Don’t leave this plane of existence without it.

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Dead Man's Song is the second horror book in the Pine Deep Trilogy by Jonathan Maberry

Dead Man’s Song (Pine Deep Trilogy #2)

Author: Maberry, Jonathan
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Type: Horror Novel
Page Count: 480pp.
Pub. Date: July 1, 2007
Publisher: Pinnacle/Kensington

From the powerful imagination of a new horror master comes a bone-chilling tale set in a small town where good and evil are joined in a terrifying, deadly battle . . .

Evil Endures
Once an idyllic Pennsylvania village, Pine Deep awoke one morning to find itself bathed in a massive bloodletting. Twice in thirty years the townsfolk have endured the savage hungers of a murderous madman . . . but if the residents think the death of serial killer Karl Ruger put an end to the carnage, they’re dead wrong.

The Nightmare Never Ends
Bodies mutilated beyond description, innocents driven to acts of vicious madness. A monstrous evil is preying on the living — and the dead — and turning the quiet little town into hell on earth. Their only hope is to find the source. But the secrets that lurk in the heart of Pine Deep are twisted into its very roots. This time the townspeople aren’t just fighting for their lives, but for their very souls . . .

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Vampire Universe is a non-fiction horror book by Jonathan Maberry

Vampire Universe: The Dark World of Supernatural Beings That Haunt Us, Hunt Us, and Hunger for Us

Author: Maberry, Jonathan
Format: Trade Paperback
Type: Non-Fiction
Page Count: 320pp.
Pub. Date: September 1, 2006
Publisher: Citadel Press

They Can’t Wait To Meet You

They invade your nightmares and haunt your sleepless waking hours. They are the Nosferatu, the werewolves, the demons, and the living dead that wait in the dark.

Frightmaster Jonathan Maberry presents the creatures of your worst fears, including centuries-old monstrosities from folklore and myth, and more recent atrocities torn right from today’s headlines.

These are not only the traditional vampire predators but also the evil sprites, demons, pernicious ghosts, beastmen, hellhounds, and lake monsters that yearn for human flesh. This is a thrilling, chilling foray into the creepy, the horrifying, and the bloodcurdling.

And this time — they’re here for you.

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Ghost Road Blues is the first horror book in the Pine Deep Trilogy by Jonathan Maberry

Ghost Road Blues (Pine Deep Trilogy #1)

Author: Maberry, Jonathan
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Type: Horror Novel
Page Count: 480pp.
Pub. Date: June 1, 2006
Publisher: Pinnacle/Kensington

The 2006 Bram Stoker Award winner for Superior Achievement in a First Novel
Nominated for the 2006 Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in a Novel

From a new master of horror comes an apocalyptic showdown between the residents of a secluded, rural town and the deadly evil that confronts them wherever they turn . . .

Evil Doesn’t Die
The cozy little town of Pine Deep buried the horrors of its past a long time ago. Thirty years have gone by since the darkness descended and the Black Harvest began, a time when a serial killer sheared a bloody swath through the quiet Pennsylvania village. The evil that once coursed through Pine Deep has been replaced by cheerful tourists getting ready to enjoy the country’s largest Halloween celebration in what is now called “The Spookiest Town in America.”

It Just Grows Stronger
But then — a month before Halloween — it begins. Unspeakably desecrated bodies. Inexplicable insanity. And an ancient evil walking the streets, drawing in those who would fall to their own demons and seeking to shred the very soul of this rapidly fracturing community. Yes, the residents of Pine Deep have drawn together and faced a killer before. But this time, evil has many faces — and the lust and will to rule the earth. This struggle will be epic.

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Summary:

Title List:

  1. Ultimate Sparring: Principles and Practices — December 2002 (Trade Paperback — Strider Nolan Publishing)
  2. Ultimate Jujutsu: Principles and Practices — October 2002 (Trade Paperback — Strider Nolan Publishing)
  3. The Martial Arts Student Log Book — October 2002 (Trade Paperback — Strider Nolan Publishing)
  4. Ghost Road Blues — June 2006 (Mass Market Paperback — Pinnacle)
  5. Vampire Universe: The Dark World of Supernatural Beings That Haunt Us, Hunt Us, and Hunger for Us — September 2006 (Trade Paperback — Citadel Press)
  6. Dead Man’s Song — July 2007 (Mass Market Paperback — Pinnacle)
  7. The Cryptopedia: A Dictionary of the Weird, Strange, and Downright Bizarre — September 2007 (Trade Paperback — Citadel Press)
  8. Bad Moon Rising — May 2008 (Mass Market Paperback — Pinnacle)
  9. Zombie CSU: The Forensics of the Living Dead — September 2008 (Trade Paperback — Citadel Press)
  10. Patient Zero — March 2009 (Trade Paperback — St. Martin’s Griffin)
  11. They Bite: Endless Cravings of Supernatural Predators — September 2009 (Trade Paperback — Citadel Press)
  12. The Wolfman — February 2010 (Mass Market Paperback — Tor Books)
  13. The Dragon Factory — March 2010 (Trade Paperback — St. Martin’s Griffin)
  14. Wanted Undead or Alive: Vampire Hunters and Other Kick-Ass Enemies of Evil — August 2010 (Trade Paperback — Citadel Press)
  15. Rot and Ruin — October 2010 (Hardcover — Simon and Schuster)


Title List: Horror Fiction
1. Ghost Road Blues
2. Dead Man’s Song
3. Bad Moon Rising
4. Patient Zero
5. The Dragon Factory


Title List: Horror Nonfiction
1. Vampire Universe: The Dark World of Supernatural Beings That Haunt Us, Hunt Us, and Hunger for Us
2. The Cryptopedia: A Dictionary of the Weird, Strange, and Downright Bizarre
3. Zombie CSU: The Forensics of the Living Dead
4. They Bite: Endless Cravings of Supernatural Predators
5. Wanted Undead or Alive: Vampire Hunters and Other Kick-Ass Enemies of Evil


Title List: Pine Deep Trilogy
1. Ghost Road Blues
2. Dead Man’s Song
3. Bad Moon Rising


Title List: Joe Ledger Series
1. Patient Zero
2. The Dragon Factory


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Pine Deep Trilogy


Joe Ledger Series