Contagium

1 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 38 ratings

Contagious Publisher's Summary

"I wasn't afraid of death. If I died, it would be over. My worst fear wasn't of dying, it was of living. Living, while everyone around me had their flesh savagely torn from their bodies to be shoved into the festering and ever-hungry mouths of zombies. It terrified me, right down to my very core, to be alive while the rest of the world was dead."

During the Second Great Depression, 24-year-old Orissa Penwell is forced to drop out of college when she is no longer able to pay for classes. Unable to find a job, she moves in with her aunt in Indianapolis. Down on her luck, Orissa doesn't think she can go any lower.

She couldn't be more wrong. A virus breaks out across the country, leaving the infected crazed, aggressive and very hungry.

Orissa is used to only being responsible for herself. When she finds herself a reluctant leader of a group of survivors, she must make a choice: set aside her issues and help the others or go off alone in search of her own family and friends.

©2015 Emily Goodwin (P)2015 Permuted Press
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  • Book 1

    • Contagious

    • Contagium, Book 1
    • By: Emily Goodwin
    • Narrated by: Lindsay Carter
    • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 34

    During the Second Great Depression, 24-year-old Orissa Penwell is forced to drop out of college when she is no longer able to pay for classes. Unable to find a job, she moves in with her aunt in Indianapolis. Down on her luck, Orissa doesn't think she can go any lower. She couldn't be more wrong.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic Story!

    • By Fatu on 05-02-15

    Regular price: $24.95