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Dust & Decay


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Six months have passed since the terrifying battle with Charlie Pink-eye and the Motor City Hammer in the zombie-infested mountains of the Rot andamp; Ruin. Itand#8217;s also six months since Benny Imura and Nix Riley saw something in the air that changed their lives. Now, after months of rigorous training with Bennyand#8217;s zombie-hunter brother Tom, Benny and Nix are ready to leave their home forever and search for a better future. Lilah the Lost Girl and Bennyand#8217;s best friend Lou Chong are going with them. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Sounds easy. Sounds wonderful. Except that everything that can go wrong does. Before they can even leave there is a shocking zombie attack in town. But as soon as they step into the Rot andamp; Ruin they are pursued by the living dead, wild animals, insane murderers and the horrors of Gameland and#8211;where teenagers are forced to fight for their lives in the zombie pits. Worst of alland#8230;could the evil Charlie Pink-eye still be alive? andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In the great Rot andamp; Ruin everything wants to kill you. Everythingand#8230;and not everyone in Bennyand#8217;s small band of travelers will make it out alive.

About the Author

Jonathan Maberry is a NY Times bestselling author, multiple Bram Stoker Award winner, and Marvel Comics writer.  His recent work includes the multiple award-winning Rot & Ruin, The King of Plagues, and Wanted Undead or Alive.  He is the author of many novels and nonfiction books, more than 1200 feature articles, thousands of columns, two plays, greeting cards, technical manuals, how-to books, short stories, and more.  His comics for Marvel include Marvel Universe vs the Wolverine, Marvel Universe vs the Punisher, DoomWar, Black Panther and Captain America: Hail Hydra.  Jonathan teaches the highly successful Experimental Writing for Teens program.  He is the founder of the Writers Coffeehouse and co-founder of The Liars Club.  He is a frequent keynote speaker and guest of honor at conferences including Dragon*Con, ZombCon, BackSpace, PennWriters, The Write Stuff, Central Coast Writers, Necon, Killer Con, Liberty St

Product Details

Maberry, Jonathan
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Action & Adventure
Children s-Adventure Stories
Children s-Scary Stories
zombie; zombie survival; zombie hunter; trading cards; dystopian; horror; adventure; series; plague; thriller; romance; action adventure; action; adventure; Benny Imura; apprentice; Gameland; carnival; carny; carnie
Edition Description:
Rot and Ruin
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Publication Date:
Grade Level:
from 7
f-c jacket (spot uv andamp; emboss)
8.25 x 5.5 in
Age Level:
from 12

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