After a very emotional and thrilling ride with Benny Imura in Rot & Ruin, Jonathan Maberry has left me almost speechless by Dust & Decay. (I wouldn't be me if I didn't always have something to say!) If you haven't read Rot & Ruin... Oh my God. PLEASE, GO get it and Dust & Decay because it comes out today!Dust & Decay picks up just a few months after we left Benny and his friends in the last book. They are preparing for their trip across the great Rot & Ruin in hopes of finding the origin of the JET they had seen while rescuing Nix from Charlie and Hammer in last book.An unexpected zombie outbreak IN TOWN causes Tom to drastically move up the date of their departure. He invites Morgie and Chong to go with them on an 'over-night' camping trip as a farewell. Chong is less than thrilled, and Morgie completely refuses to go. Morgie is still harboring some WICKED hard feelings over Benny and Nix being together and the last words he says to Benny are, "I hope you die out there Benny. I hope you all die." ~MorgieFrom the MOMENT their camping trip begins... YOU will NOT be able to put this book down. Danger, adventure and carnage ensue in one heart-stopping/breathe-catching moment after another.Chong disappears into the forest, Charlie 'Pink-Eye' may still be alive and there are rumors that Gameland is back up and running. White Bear is scarier than ANY zombie, and has every bounty hunter in the Ruin looking to bring in the famous Tom Imura, Benny, Lilah and Nix... dead or alive...Dust & Decay is FIERCE, fast-paced, gut-wrenching- and BEAUTIFULLY written. With each chapter the intensity increases, grabs a hold of you and doesn't release you until the very last page...Jonathan Maberry weaves together witty humor, sob inducing emotion and the horror of unabashed reality in a story about family, friendship, love, loss, life... death... and of course ZoMbIeS.