Series: The Walking Dead #2
Narrator: Fred Berman
Published by Macmillan Audio on October 16th 2012
Genres: Fiction, Horror
Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
Audio | Goodreads
The zombie plague unleashes its horrors on the suburbs of Atlanta without warning, pitting the living against the dead. Caught in the mass exodus, Lilly Caul struggles to survive in a series of ragtag encampments and improvised shelters. But the Walkers are multiplying. Dogged by their feral hunger for flesh and crippled by fear, Lilly relies on the protection of good Samaritans by seeking refuge in a walled-in town once known as Woodbury, Georgia.
At first, Woodbury seems like a perfect sanctuary. Squatters barter services for food, people have roofs over their heads, and the barricade expands, growing stronger every day. Best of all, a mysterious self-proclaimed leader named Philip Blake keeps the citizens in line. But Lilly begins to suspect that all is not as it seems. . . . Blake, who has recently begun to call himself The Governor, has disturbing ideas about law and order.
Ultimately, Lilly and a band of rebels open up a Pandora’s box of mayhem and destruction when they challenge The Governor’s reign . . . and the road to Woodbury becomes the highway to hell in this riveting follow-up to Robert Kirkman and Jay Bonansinga's New York Times bestselling The Walking Dead: Rise of the Governor
Read It, Track It is a way for me to track books for my reading challenges and they will be super short.
Fans of The Walking Dead TV show will enjoy these books. You get a closer look at the Governor that we all love to hate. Book 1, The Rise of the Governor is more focused on a small group of family and friends where one of them becomes the Governor at the end.
The Road to Woodbury is a little different. The first half focuses on another group and what they go through before they are welcomed into the small town of Woodbury. The second half is about the group living in Woodbury and the now infamous Governor.
The gritty writing and outstanding narration keeps me coming back for more. I can’t wait to start the next audio book!
After 17 years I've finally finished my BA in English (no I do not want to be a teacher). Before majoring in English I would not have touched anything labeled "classic", but I have enjoyed a few along the way in my college career.
While I hated to read growing up, I am now an avid book reader and audiobook listener. I love rejecting reality one book at a time. I only read fiction within my favorite (at least to date) genres which include: most romance (paranormal, contemporary, D/s, BDSM, M/M)Urban Fantasy, and a few YA (mostly PNR or UF from favorite adult authors, but I'm slowly stepping out of my comfort zone after enjoying a few contemporary YA novels in adolescent literature class I took).
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