Broken Lands

Broken Lands

New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Maberry returns to the world of Rot & Ruin with this first novel in a brand-new series that?s more thrilling and filled with exceptionally terrifying adventures. Ever since her mother?s death, Gabriella ?Gutsy? Gomez has spent her days flying under the radar. But when her mother?s undead body is returned to her doorstep from th New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Maberry returns to the world of Rot & Ruin with this first n...

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Title:Broken Lands
Author:Jonathan Maberry
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Genres:Horror
ISBN:1534406379
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:544 pages pages

Broken Lands Reviews

  • Susan
    Jan 29, 2019
    Readers should be aware that this book is not just a new Benny Imura book, but also a Joe Ledger book AND a Dead of Night book, so beware readers who have only read the Rot & Ruin stories... ...
  • Debbie
    Aug 07, 2018
    I had thought the Rot & Ruin series was over so seeing this one was a pleasant surprise. I was happy to see what Benny and his crew were up to after defeating the reapears. There is a lot going on especially with the relationships between friends and the couples which was interesti...
  • Jenny Robinson
    Jan 10, 2019
    Wow. This was everything I wanted. It was such an awesome reunion of characters from my favorite stories (Joe Ledger Series and Rot & Ruin Series). And the new characters are forging a way into my heart. I found it hard to put down. I will admit, I was dancing when the "hunter" app...
  • Darcy
    Dec 29, 2018
    I really like the world these books are set in, like how the different series connect. This book seems like a continuation of the Rot & Ruin series, set in a different place with new characters and some old favorites. The events at New Alamo were a bit crazy and more crazy the m...
  • Lola Snyder
    Mar 13, 2019
    I can scarely say enough good things about Maberry's Joe Ledger series or the Rot & Ruin series. And now he gives us a new series set in the Rot & Ruin with some of our favorite characters, introducing new characters, and continuing the storyline that all began with Patient Zer...
  • Phair
    Jan 14, 2019
    Yaaaay! So glad to be back in the Rot & Ruin world with the promise of even more books to come after this #1. The setting in the remnants of a Texas border immigrant detention center and the dastardly deeds now going on there anchors this future tale firmly in the actions of our pr...
  • Lou
    Dec 12, 2018
    Towns and settlements swamped by the dead, zoms, or the biters aka los muertos vivientes, the living dead. There is some kind of evolution in these dead there are the Ravagers, living dead but with some brains in ways still able to kill and maim. ?The Broken Lands were broken indeed...
  • Tracey
    Jan 31, 2019
    It was great fun to read about the main characters from the world of Benny Imura and the Rot and Ruin...as well as meeting some new characters. I don't believe you have to read Rot & Ruin and the rest of that series, but it certainly will help. ...
  • P.M.
    Dec 25, 2018
    Here I was - thinking that Benny, Nix, Lilah, and Chong were all living happily in Mountainside after defeating St. John. Apparently not! It seems like they are off on a new adventure to find out what happened to the fledgling government in Asheville, North Carolina. Needing to detour ...
  • Regina
    Jan 30, 2019
    Hardback with red and black cover. Returning to the apocalyptic world of Jonathan Mayberry's "Rot & Ruin" with a new teen survivor, Gutsy Gomez. Reflecting political and ethical topics of current times: racism against BIPOC and immigration. Gutsy is a great character and I t...
  • Meg McGregor
    Jan 19, 2019
    Oh, Mr. Maberry! Did the zoms eat your heart? How could you leave me like that; right at the most exciting part! Of course, this entire book is full of exciting parts! There were a couple of places that really stood out for me! When Gutsy was talking about her love for her dec...
  • Heaven Ashlee
    Feb 13, 2019
    This is a sequel series (duology?) to the Rot & Ruin series by Maberry. I read that series previously and thoroughly enjoyed it. From the artwork on the end pages, to the drab and gory and horrifying world of Mountainside and the Rot & Ruin....it hooked me! So I was super excit...
  • Lorre
    Mar 24, 2019
    This is a sequel trilogy to the Rot & Ruin series with new and old charachters. I was so happy to see Benny and his gang again, and Joe Ledger and his dog Grimm. Loved the new charachters as well, especially Gutsy and her dog Sombra. ...
  • Ricky
    Jan 26, 2019
    Maberry's back to his old world of YA zompocalypse action, and more than ever, we get to see just how screwed up the world got After The End. No longer simply focusing on Benny Imura and his crew, we also get to follow the POV of a new survivor: Gabriella "Gutsy" Gomez, a bi Mexican gi...
  • Karen’s Library
    Dec 31, 2018
    ALL the stars to Jonathan Maberry's return to the Rot & Ruin world in book 1 of his brand new series, Broken Lands! I'm so happy he chose to return to this world and to return to some of my favorite characters ever, Benny Imura, Nix, The Lost Girl, Chong, and especially Joe Ledger!...
  • Aaron Advani
    Jan 11, 2019
    There are not enough Stars available to give to this book, if you have read the Rot & Ruin quartet then you know just how good Jonathan writes, until now I thought I knew how good his stories are, this has just raised the bar to a new and even better height. The story picks up fro...
  • Annette
    Dec 10, 2018
    Wow! Wow! Wow! I'm so happy to be back in the Rot & Ruin. Well, actually, I'm very glad I'm not actually there, but Broken Lands was such a welcome addition to the world that Maberry created in his Benny Imura (Rot & Ruin) series. Gutsy is our main character. She lives in Ne...
  • Jen | Jen Talks Audiobooks
    Apr 16, 2019
    Wow. In this new series set in the world of Benny Imura, we meet some new characters and some surprising ones. Joe Ledger continues to be the entertaining badass that he has always been. Benny and friends now are more saviors than kids who are learning how to defend themselves and ...
  • Wendy Bocock
    Mar 08, 2019
    Loved it! Loved the new characters, Gutsy and her friends, and was absolutely thrilled to see the returning characters again (one in particular brought got me all teary-eyed). My only complaint is that it kind of left you hanging in many ways. Thank goodness Maberry writes quickly, as ...
  • Cindee
    Dec 27, 2018
    I loved this book it exceeded my expectations by leaps and bounds the best Rot and Ruin book yet and now I really want the sequel in my hands now. I really loved the characters Benny and his group I really liked Gutsy and her group so much too I liked the LGBT part too pairing Gutsy wi...
  • Melissa
    Mar 26, 2019
    I LOVED the Rot & Ruin series and was sooooo excited when I found out there was going to be more Benny and the gang! I really enjoyed getting to know Gutsy and her friends in this book. I have a feeling I?m gonna like this series as much as the Rot & Ruin! Jonathan definit...
  • Mika
    Feb 01, 2019
    I rather have read a direct continuation to the Rot & Ruin-series than a new story line next to the old. I wasn?t deeply fond of the new main character and the new angels of zombies, that at least for my taste are too extraordinary despite being a big fan of the genre of zombies....
  • Darren Dilnott
    Mar 10, 2019
    The genius that is Jonathon Maberry predicably delivers yet another master class in ZA. Just brilliant fromthe 1st page until the last. Wonderful new characters, and of course the appearance of some of JM's greatest characters. ...
  • Kelley Wood
    Apr 18, 2019
    Can I add more stars?! I was nervous about going back to Rot and Ruin. Could Broken Lands really be as good as that? A hundred times yes! Gutsy Gomez is my kinda girl. She, Spider, and Alethea are great characters - who doesn?t love tiaras and rain boots? The backstory of the virus i...
  • Holly  McDade
    Jan 05, 2019
    Zombies take over the world I?m sure some students may like-story involves zombies, zombies with changing viruses & destruction of world. I thought I would like but dragged out for me :( ...
  • Sheryl Salvage
    Jan 26, 2019
    Okay! At first I thought this would be the first book that flopped, but after the first 50 pages I finally started to get hooked once again. Jonathan Maberry is an amazing author who has changed the view on zombies. I honestly have loved every book and cannot wait for the next one to f...
  • Preston Stell
    Jan 13, 2019
    I?m pretty excited about this series. It?s got a lot of classic characters and some new promising ones. Maberry is impressive in that he can switch over to YA pretty easily and write the characters very well...as if he was recently a YA himself. I enjoyed the Rot & Ruin series ...
  • Cait Mitus
    Jan 21, 2019
    This book was everything!! What a great read. Benny and friends have always held a special place in my heart. They are so relatable, funny, caring, badass and more. I liked Gutsy and friends as well, I think they were a nice addition. Don't even get me started on bringing Joe and Sam b...
  • Alison Paulette
    Dec 20, 2018
    Jonathan Maberry's newest about Benny Imura and the Rot and Ruin does not disappoint. I am a huge fan of the Rot and Ruin series and loved his characters. This newest endeavor introduces a few new characters, most notably, Gutsy Gomez. Gutsy is smart and analytical. As the story begins...
  • Haley Hope Gillilan
    Feb 24, 2019
    Oh man, it's incredible to be back in the Rot and Ruin. I mean, not really. This is truly one of the bleakest dystopias I've ever read. But Fire & Ash (the last book in this world) came out when I was a freshman in college, so it's been a while. I was really pleased with the ne...