The Walking Dead books in order

23 October 2017

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Photo Credit: Frank Ockenfels 3/AMC

The Walking Dead is back with it's eighth season on AMC. If you're not content with one episode per week, we've listed all the books - written by series creator Robert Kirkman and thriller writer Jay Bonansinga - in order so you can get even more walker fixes.

Rise of the Governor

Rise of the Governor

Fans of The Walking Dead will remember The Governor and his antics. While his story arc may have been one of the more controversial stories in both TV show and the comic book series, Rise of the Governor is the origin story for this iconic character.

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The Road to Woodbury

The Road to Woodbury

While the first book in the series looks at the origins of The Governor, The Road to Woodbury goes deeper to revealing his ruthless, inhuman conquest of the place many hoped to have called a sanctuary.

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The Fall of the Governor Part One

The Fall of the Governor Part One

In The Fall of the Governor (Part 1) characters from the comic book and TV series, including Rick, Michonne, and Glenn, make their entrance as the Governor’s descent into madness finally erupts in a tour de force of action and horror.

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The Fall of the Governor Part Two

The Fall of the Governor Part Two

In The Fall of the Governor (Part 2), the Governor's storyline reaches an epic climax as beloved characters from both the TV show and comics come together to have a final standoff.

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Descent

Descent

A vast stampede of walkers, driven by inexorable hunger and aimed directly at Woodbury, puts the survivors of the events from the previous books to the true test.

Will a new group joining their ranks be the salvation or the ultimate demise of Woodbury...? 

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Invasion

Invasion

Two opposing camps of ragtag survivors battle for domination in Invasion. As the two camps try to rebuild some form of civilization, the leaders have their sights set on one thing: revenge.

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Search and Destroy

Search and Destroy

A brutal new faction has attacked the settlement for survivors. Now the barricades are burning, while adults have been murdered and children kidnapped.

As a rescue mission gets underway, walkers are not the only thing our survivors must look out for....

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Return to Woodbury

Return to Woodbury

Through walker swarms, flooded rivers, bands of murderers and untold dangers, our survivors rally together to try and retake Woodbury; will they succeed? 

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