October 8th, 2018
Help me celebrate the impending release of Deep Silence, the newest Joe Ledger novel, and join me tomorrow
August 6th, 2018
I'm delighted to discover that GLIMPSE has been nominated for a Dragon Award. You can register here to vote for it, should you feel so inclined.
July 15th, 2018
June 4th, 2018
I’m delighted to announce that Adrian Holmes and Jacky Lai have joined Ian Somerhalder in the cast of
April 16th, 2018
I can finally break the big news!! V-WARS
March 7th, 2018
The advance buzz on GLIMPSE continues, with
February 26th, 2018
Join me tomorrow, February 26th at 2:00 PM EST/11:00 AM PST for a Facebook LIVE AMA! I'll be talking about my new book GLIMPSE and answering your questions, PLUS offering a chance to win some great prizes! Tune in here!
GLIMPSE is on sale March 27. Pre-order your copy now!
Can't tune in on February 26th? There will be more chances to "Ask Me Anything" in the near future—make sure you "Follow" my updates to receive a notification when LIVE videos start.
February 9th, 2018
Join me next Tuesday, February 13 at 2:00 PM EST/11:00 AM PST for a Facebook LIVE AMA! I'll be talking about my new book GLIMPSE and answering your questions, PLUS offering a chance to win some great prizes.
GLIMPSE is on sale March 27. Pre-order your copy now!
Can't tune in on February 13? There will be more chances to "Ask Me Anything" in the near future—make sure you "Follow" my updates to receive a notification when LIVE videos start.
January 7th, 2018
Some book release news for 2018!
9: X-FILES ORIGINS: DEVIL’S ADVOCATE –mass market paperback edition
27: Book release: GLIMPSE –hardcover, ebook & audio
27- Book release: MARS ONE - mass market paperback edition
4- MARS ONE –audiobook edition
24 – BAKER STREET IRREGULARS VOL 2: THE GAME’S AFOOT (co-edited with Michael Ventrella)
2 – Book release: BROKEN LANDS –Book #1 of a new ROT & RUIN spinoff series
30 - Book release: DEEP SILENCE –Joe Ledger #10
January 3rd, 2018
Starting out the new year with some great news: John J. McLaughlin,
December 7th, 2017
MARS ONE was named one of the Best Children’s Books of 2017 by Smithsonian Air & Space. See the link here!
December 6th, 2017
First, Hardboiled Horror is now available! Hardboiled Horror collects fifteen original tales of noir mystery shot through with elements of horror and the supernatural. Occult detectives, paranormal investigators, seedy P.I.s, amateur sleuths
Second, there's a Goodreads Giveaway going on to win an advance copy of Glimpse, a chilling thriller that explores what happens when reality and nightmares converge, and how far one will go to protect the innocent when their own brain is a threat. The contest runs from Dec. 4th through Dec. 14th. For more info on how to enter, go here!
November 1st, 2017
Joe Ledger: Unstoppable was released on Halloween, and has already started getting some great reviews! From Geeks of Doom:
With guest authors from all over, this anthology is a compilation of more than twenty stories that explore the depths of Ledger’s expertise, all the while trying desperately to make sure he survives to face the darkness another day. It even features a story from creator Jonathan Maberry, just to keep
For the rest of the review, go here
September 15, 2017
September 5, 2017
Broken Lands: A Novel of the Rot & Ruin, will be published October 2nd, 2018 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers.
August 21, 2017
Pitchstone Publishing has bought the audio rights for Mars One!
July 18th, 2017
Just a reminder that my ComicCon schedule is here. Hope to see many of you there!
July 6th, 2017
I'll be a guest on COAST TO COAST AM for NIGHTS OF THE LIVING DEAD. I'll be on from 11pm-2am (PST) on July 11th, the anthology's release date!
June 27th, 2017
My ComicCon 2017 schedule is coming together! There will no doubt be additions and changes, so make sure to check out the page here as ComicCon approaches.
June 19th, 2017
June 8th, 2017
This has been a book-release heavy year so far and things aren't slowing down anytime soon. The anthology Nights of the Living Dead, co-edited with George Romero and featuring a truly kickass lineup of authors, is being released on July 11th and there are already two book events lined up in Southern California to celebrate the launch.
The second will be at Mysterious Galaxy in San Diego on Sunday, July 16th starting at
February 2nd, 2017
#BookNews!! David Gale at Simon & Schuster has bought Jonathan Maberry's ROT & RUIN: BROKEN LANDS, which will push reset on his YA series ROT & RUIN, about teenagers surviving the zombie apocalypse. In Broken Lands and its sequel, Lost Roads, Maberry introduces a new cast of characters and puts a new spin on the walking dead by exploring bizarre mutations, new human threats, and a nightmare landscape of nature gone wild and weird. The books are scheduled for summer 2018 and 2019; Sara Crowe at Pippin Properties did the deal for world rights.
January 18th, 2017
For those who missed the newsletter (and if you're not signed up for my newsletter, visit the Contact page here and sign up for all the latest news and special events), The X-Files Origins: Devil's Advocate has been released along with The X-Files Origins: Agents of Chaos by Kami Garcia!
December 5th, 2016
Kill Switch has been selected as one of Suspense Magazine’s “Best of 2016” books in the Dark Urban Fantasy / Paranormal category!
October 24th, 2016
Book Release! BENEATH THE SKIN: The Sam Hunter Case Files. Noir private investigator stories with a bite. Check it out here!
October 5th, 2016
Awesome news - I've been asked to be a Special Guest at ComicCon 2017! So if you're attending next year, look for me there! More news as it comes in.
August 23, 2016
V-Wars: Shockwaves! NEW RELEASE: The final volume of the V-Wars
Go here for info on where to buy!
August 18th, 2016
Gearing up for the Scary Out There blog tour starting on August 22nd. For the complete schedule, go here!
August 17th, 2016
Check out the interview I did on writing Dark of Night! Thanks to David Dunwoody for the opportunity to be first in his new Nano-Interview series, which "plugs into the brains of talented zombie artists and extracts their wit, wisdom and anything else it can get its teeth into." Read the interview here.
August 6th, 2016
How did Fox Mulder become a believer? How did Dana Scully become a skeptic? The X-Files Origins has the answers in this young adult origin story.
July 31, 2016
Joe Ledger meets Agents Franks in a shared adventure by me and Larry Correia in URBAN ALLIES. Out now!
Joe Ledger THE KING OF PLAGUES, now available in mass market paperback! #JoeLedgerDMS
July 28, 2016
Kill Switch fans...there's a new Harry Bolt/Violin/Sam Hunter story in LIMBUS INC Vol III (out tomorrow) that connects to the latest Joe Ledger novel. Check it out!
July 27, 2016
July 22, 2016
Lots of news today! Also, updated ComicCon Schedule here!
#MovieNews from #SDCC2016 -my upcoming teen
Check out this interview with me and Kami Garcia with Entertainment Weekly. We reveal new details about X-Files: Origins!
My first collection of short fiction is now available! Whistling Past the Graveyard now available in paperback and hardback! Order Here!
July 19, 2016
Just in time before ComicCon! The reveal of the covers for the X-Files Origins books: Agents of Chaos, featuring a
July 12, 2016
It's once again time for ComicCon, folks! My schedule is posted here, with possible additions still to come!
July 10th, 2016
Go here for the eBook!
June 25, 2016
Welcome back to Pine Deep with the special
Dead Man's Song
“I first met Jonathan when he was a teenager and I predicted great things then. And look, he has achieved great things. Jonathan Maberry is
“Maberry has the unique gift of spinning great stories in any genre he chooses. His (Pine Deep) vampire novels are unique and masterful.” –Richard Matheson
June 22, 2016
Halloween will come early this year. I have two books coming out on August 30. SCARY OUT THERE (an anthology of horror for teens) and VAULT OF SHADOWS (2nd in my
New release of Out of Tune: Book II.
"New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Maberry presents a brand new collection of original stories by some of today’s top authors of horror, dark fantasy, and science fiction. Each tale draws strange inspiration from classic folks songs and murder ballads from around the world.
OUT OF TUNE Volume 2 includes strange and disturbing stories by Rachel Caine, Cherie Priest, David Mack, Dan Abnett, Laura Anne Gilman, Delilah Dawson, Alison Pang, David J. Schow, James A. Moore, Nik Vincent-Abnett, J.C. Koch and Eric J. Guignard."
Check out the Anthologies page for more info!
#BreakingNews I'm editing ALIENS: BUG HUNT, all new stories of the Colonial Marines (Titan Books, 2017) Here's the killer lineup!
1. Brian Keene is a best-selling horror author and comic book writer. His landmark novel The Rising helped establish the genre of zombie literature.
2. Christopher Golden, #1 New York Times best-selling author, editor
3. Dan Abnett is a multiple New York Times best-selling author and comic book writer
5. Heather Graham Pozzessere: International best-selling author of over seventy suspense novels.
6. James A.
7. Jonathan Maberry, NY Times bestselling author of Patient Zero, Rot & Ruin, and many other novels; anthology editor and comic book writer.
8. Keith DeCandido
9. Larry Correia is the bestselling author of the Monster Hunter International series, the Grimnoir Chronicles, and the Dead Six military thrillers
10. Matt Forbeck is a New York Times bestselling author and award-winning game designer whose latest works include Halo: New Blood, the Marvel Encyclopedia, and his Shotguns & Sorcery series.
12. Paul Kupperberg is a former editor in chief for DC
13. Rachel Caine, New York Times bestselling author of almost 50
14. Ray Garton, bestselling author of over sixty books and recipient of the Grandmaster Award from the World Horror Convention.
15. Scott Sigler, NY Times bestselling author of INFECTED and the ALIVE, Book I of the Generations Trilogy.
16. Tim Lebbon, is the best-selling author of Coldbrook, The Cabin in the Woods, the Noreela series of fantasy books (Dusk, Dawn, Fallen and The Island), the NY Times Bestselling novelisation of the movie 30 Days of Night, Alien: Out of the Shadows, and Star Wars: Dawn of the Jedi - Into the Void.
17. Weston Ochse, USA Today New and Notable List, Bram Stoker Award-winning author of SEAL Team 666 and Grunt Life
18. Yvonne Navarro, Bram Stoker award-winning author of the Dark Redemption Series, Aliens: Music of the Spears, and seven Buffy the Vampire Slayer novels.
May 11, 2016: And because Church gets representation in CafePress, so do I! Just added Rot & Ruin Zombie Trading Card merch featuring yours truly. Zombies were people too!
May 10, 2016: Finally, Mr. Church gets representation in my CafePress store. Why? Because he has friends in the industry. Check it out here!
Looking for some fun gift ideas for your favorite Joe Ledger or Benny Imura fan? Check out the gear here at my CafePress store. Make sure to check back for new designs in the next couple of weeks.
April 21, 2016. Talk about an awesome surprise! On tonight's episode of Orphan Black, the clones are hiding out in the basement of a comic book store and one of them asks if they have the latest issue of the "ROT & RUIN" comic. How cool is that?
And ... check out the poster of my V-Wars comic in the window! Here's the full cover art by Ryan Brown.
This is one of the proudest days in my life as a writer and writing teacher. The books in the photo are actually two sides of a 'Double Down', two novellas in one, published by JournalStone. On one side is DARK OF NIGHT, a novella I wrote with former writing student Rachael Lavin (known online as Rachael Elle). It combines the Joe Ledger series with DEAD OF NIGHT and the ROT & RUIN. On the flip-side is FLESH AND FIRE, a novella written by another former writing student, Lucas Mangum. This is a debut for both of them, and I can guarantee that these are writers who are going to make a serious impact on the world of horror and dark fantasy. Congratulations to them both! The book debuts in print and eBook on Tuesday 4/22 and on audio in May (read by Ray Porter).
Calling ALL zombie fans! New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Maberry (Patient Zero, Rot & Ruin) and the godfather of the dead himself, George Romero (Night of the Living Dead) are joining forces to edit Nights of the Living Dead, an anthology of all-original stories set in the 48 hours surrounding Romero’s landmark film. If you love zombies –and who doesn’t?—it all started with NOTLD. Every zombie movie, comic, book, game, or toy exists because of Romero’s landmark film.
Nights of the Living Dead will be published by
I’m insanely honored to be the recipient of an award that is named after me. Yeah...I know. That’s surreal. The CCA Writers Conference –the nation’s only absolutely free writers conference for teens—has created the Jonathan Maberry Inspiring Teens Award.
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