The Passage

Justin Cronin     Recommended by Sharon    

The Passage is the first in Justin Cronin’s epic trilogy – what a cracking read!

A gripping tale of catastrophe and survival, The Passage is the story of Amy—abandoned by her mother at the age of six, pursued and then imprisoned by the shadowy figures behind a government experiment of apocalyptic proportions. But Special Agent Brad Wolgast, the lawman sent to track her down, is disarmed by the curiously quiet girl and risks everything to save her. As the experiment goes nightmarishly wrong, Wolgast secures her escape—but he can’t stop society’s collapse. And as Amy walks alone, across miles and decades, into a future dark with violence and despair, she is filled with the mysterious and terrifying knowledge that only she has the power to save the ruined world.

If you haven’t delved into this unputdownable series now is the time.  The sequel, The Twelve, is equally as good and the third and final instalment, House of Mirrors, has just hit the shelves. Happy binge reading!



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