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The Walking Dead: Search and Destroy is the seventh novel in The Walking Dead series, based on the comic book of the same name. It will be released on October 18th, 2016. It features Lilly Caul leading her group, clearing a railroad to Atlanta and dealing with new enemies.


For one brief moment, it seems Lilly and her plague-weary band of survivors might just engineer a better tomorrow. Banding together with other small town settlements, they begin a massive project to refurbish the railroad between Woodbury and Atlanta. The safer travel will begin a new post-apocalyptic era of trade, progress, and democracy.

Little do they know, however, that trouble is brewing back home.

Out of nowhere, a brutal new faction has attacked Woodbury while Lilly and the others have been off repairing the railroad. Now the barricades are burning. Adults have been murdered, children kidnapped. But why? Why subject innocent survivors to such a random, unprovoked assault?

Lilly Caul and her ragtag posse of rescuers will soon discover the chilling answers to these questions and more as they launch a desperate mission to save the kidnapped children. But along the way, the dark odyssey will take them into a nightmarish series of traps and hellish encounters with incomprehensible swarms of undead.


Chapter One

A little over a year has passed since the defeat of Jeremiah. Lilly has founded five new survivor communities, and recruited new people with common interests to her group. They have found a railroad to Altanta, and have been clearing it for a year now.

The survivors hit the twenty-five milestone during their day, and start to have dinner. A man named Cooper starts to complain to Lilly about the diesel they're using, and a woman named Jinx starts to threaten him to back off. Lilly calls it a day and survivors return to their home, only to discover that Woodbury has been under an attack for hours.


Woodbury, Georgia

Haralson, Georgia

Moreland, Georgia

Atlanta Medical Center

Sixteenth Street





  • The book reveals it has been about four years since the outbreak started.
  • Throught this novel, Harold's last name is spelled "Staubach".


  • Lilly is incorrectly called "Lily" during last chapter.
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