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 & Ruin. It'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 Benny'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 Benny's best friend Lou Chong are going with them.
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 & Ruin they are pursued by the living dead, wild animals, insane murderers and the horrors of Gameland –where teenagers are forced to fight for their lives in the zombie pits. Worst of all…could the evil Charlie Pink-eye still be alive?
In the great Rot & Ruin everything wants to kill you. Everything…and not everyone in Benny'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 States, and many others. Jonathan lives in Warrington, PA.
"Fans of Suzanne Collins's Hunger Games will devour this."--VOYA "The zombie attacks are bigger, better--and gorier--in this nearly non-stop action sequel to Rot & Ruin."
--Kirkus Reviews "Chock-full of gory action, complicated teen relationships, and several plot twists."--School Library Journal "Maberry knows this world well; when the zombie apocalypse comes down, I want him on my team."
Series: Benny Imura (Rot and Ruin)
Teenager / Young Adult
For Ages: 12 - 14 years old
For Grades: 7 - 9
Number Of Pages: 519
Published: 30th August 2011
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.32 x 12.7
Weight (kg): 0.58