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,
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.
In "The Walking Dead" universe, there is no greater villain than The Governor. The despot who runs the walled-off town of Woodbury, he has his own sick sense of justice. Fans of "The Walking Dead" will discover how The Governor became the man he is, and what drove him to such extremes.