The Passage (The Passage 1/3)

Book Synopsis: An epic and 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.

Book Information:                                                                         Format/Number of Pages: Kindle Edition, 897 pages                                         Publisher: Ballantine Books                                                                         Publish Date: June 8th 2010 by (first published 2010)                           Original Title: The Passage                                                                                       ASIN: B003F3PM7A                                                                                       Edition Language: English                                                                                         Series: The Passage #1                                                                                            Characters: Amy Harper Bellafonte, Jonas Abbott Lear, Brad                               Wolgast,Anthony Lloyd Carter, Lacey Antoinette Kudoto                             setting: Telluride, Colorado (United States),  Las Vegas, Nevada (United               States),  Roswell, New Mexico (United States)                                              Literary Awards: Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Favorite Book,               Science Fiction (2010)                                                                   Goodreads Rating: 4.02 Star’s out of 123,000 ratings                                         Other Formats: Hardcover, Paperback, Audio Book, Audio CD           Goodreads shelves: Read,                                                                                   My Star Rating: 4.25 stars

The Twelve (The Passage 2/3)
Book Synopsis: At the end of The Passage, the great viral plague had left a small grThe Twelve (The Passage, #2)oup of survivors clinging to life amidst a world transformed into a nightmare. In the Grca badge winnersecond volume of this epic trilogy, this same group of survivors, led by the mysterious, charismatic Amy, go on the attack, leading an insurrection against the virals: the first offensives of the Second Viral War.

To do this, they must infiltrate a dozen hives, each presided over by one of the original Twelve. Their secret weapon: Alicia, transformed at the end of book one into a half human, half viral—but whose side, in the end, is she really on?

Book Information:
Format/Number of pages: Kindle Edition, 626 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Publish Date: October 16th 2012 by  (first published January 1st 2012)
Original Title: The Twelve
Edition Language:English
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Other Formats: Hard Cover, Paperback, Audio Book, Audio CD
Goodreads Shelves: Currently Reading, 2016 Goodreads Reading Challenge

The City of Mirrors (The Passage 3/3)

Book Synopsis: In “The Passage” and “The Twelve“, Justin Cronin brilliantly imagined the fall of civilization and humanity s desperate fight to survive. The City of Mirrors (The Passage, #3)Now all is quiet on the horizon but does silence promise the nightmare s end or the second coming of unspeakable darkness? At last, this bestselling epic races to its breathtaking finale.

“The world we knew is gone. What world will rise in its place?”

The Twelve have been destroyed and the hundred-year reign of darkness that descended upon the world has ended. The survivors are stepping outside their walls, determined to build society anew and daring to dream of a hopeful future.

But far from them, in a dead metropolis, he waits: Zero. The First. Father of the Twelve. The anguish that shattered his human life haunts him, and the hatred spawned by his transformation burns bright. His fury will be quenched only when he destroys Amy – humanity’s only hope, the Girl from Nowhere who grew up to rise against him.

One last time light and dark will clash, and at last Amy and her friends will know their fate.

Book Information
Format/Number of pages: DARC, 624 pages
Source: NetGalley
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Publish Date: Expected publication: May 24th 2016 by
Edition Language:English
Goodreads Rating info: 4.07 stars ·  Rating Details  ·  762 Ratings  ·  294 Reviews
If any of you out there have read any of these books especially the last two I would love to know what you thought of them.