Beth McDaniel is surrounded by the dead. Separated from her family and friends, she searches for them across her city, which is falling into chaos. Fortunately, she finds other survivors. They are a band of unlikely heroes, united by their desperate need to survive and to escape the city.
Meanwhile, Beth's brother Steve and her boyfriend, Wes, find a safe haven. Steve meets Kate, and their powerful attraction can't be denied. Yet even in the constant danger of a zombie attack, the living humans they are confined with are dangerous and can't be trusted. Desperate to search for Beth, Steve, Kate, and Wes leave their safety behind to quest through the growing zombie terror.
Even if, against all odds, they all survive and find one another, where can they go? How can they survive in the new world of the zombie apocalypse?