Return to Woodbury by Jay Bonansinga is the eighth novel in Robert Kirkman's The Walking Dead spin-off series, is based on the award-winning comic books and blockbuster television show.
She has weathered over four years of the apocalypse. She has done things that she would not have dreamt of doing in her darkest nightmares. But she has survived. And now, she has staked a claim in the plague-ravaged city of Atlanta. It is a safe haven for her people, rising high above the walker-ridden streets.
But for Lilly Caul, something is missing . . .
She still dreams of her former home, the little village known as Woodbury - a place of heartache as well as hope. For Lilly, Woodbury has become a symbol of the future, of family, of a return to normal life amidst this hell on earth. The call is so powerful that Lilly decides to risk everything in order to go back . . .
Against all odds, Lilly leads a ragtag group of survivors across the impossible landscape of walker swarms, flooded rivers, bands of murderers and untold dangers. Along the way, she discovers a disturbing truth about herself. She is determined to return to Woodbury. No matter what the cost.
Jay Bonansinga is a writer of thrillers, whose novels have been translated into nine languages. His debut novel, The Black Mariah, was a finalist for a Bram Stoker award, and his short stories and articles have been widely published in magazines and anthologies. He has worked with Robert Kirkman writing the New York Times bestselling series of novels, The Walking Dead. He currently lives in Illinois with his wife and two sons, has a Master's in film and is a visiting professor at Northwestern University in their Creative Writing for the Media program, as well as the Graduate Writing Program at DePaul University.