The Becoming (Book 1) by Jessica Meigs
Series: The Becoming, Book 1.
Approx. 91,060 words.
Published on November 19, 2011 by
The Michaluk Virus has escaped the CDC, and its effects are widespread and devastating. Most of the population of the southeastern United States have become homicidal cannibals. As society rapidly crumbles under the hordes of infected, three people--Ethan, a Memphis police officer; Cade, his best friend; and Brandt, a lieutenant in the US Marines--band together against the oncoming crush of death.