The Trip: A Novel by Tim Morgan

At the end of the world...what would you do?


The Trip by Tim Morgan

This is not your typical zombie apocalypse

The summer after senior year, Meghan, with her friends Dave and Chris, set out on what should be the trip of a lifetime: a bicycle trip from Billerica, Massachusetts to Seattle, Washington. Meghan longs for her independence; Dave secretly has a crush on Meghan; and Chris is reeling from recently being diagnosed HIV positive as the result of a bad decision.

As the three plan their trip, a previously unidentified flu is detected in Mumbai, India. The disease begins a relentless march around the globe. By the time Meghan and her friends are halfway across the country, the horrible truth is known: this is not a normal flu virus. The disease turns its victims into flesh-eating zombies.

Scared and stranded in the middle of America, the three turn back in a desperate bid to make it home.

THE TRIP follows Meghan, Dave and Chris as they dodge zombies, try to stay alive, and make it through the drama of senior year. Unfolding through a series of blog posts, newscasts and traditional narrative, this is a unique spin on the zombie genre.

Zombies! High school drama! THE TRIP!

"...I can’t believe we’ve been talking about this, planning since our junior year (well, *I’ve* been thinking about this since sophomore year), and now here we are going into mid-term and it looks like we’re actually going to do it!!! YEA! Thirty three hundred miles from Billerica, MA to Seattle. On mountain bikes..." Excerpt from Meghan's blog post - The Trip

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ISBN: 1480111236

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (December 26, 2012)

List Price: $12.95

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THE TRIP - the trailers. Watch them now!


I'm excited to announce the audiobook version of THE TRIP! Featuring the voices of Kimberley Miller, Sophia Cacciola and Felicia Flanagan, the audiobook should be available in March 2016. This trailer includes actual dialog from the audiobook.

Along those lines, I've begun work on an animated feature based on the trip. Featuring character designs by Amanda Poland and Kurt Belcher, this movie should be avalable in December 2017. Make sure you follow me on Twitter (@tmorgan_2100) or sign up for my mailing list to keep up with the project!

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The Trip - Credits

I'd like to take a little space and time to thank some people whose support helped make this project possible.

The Trip - written by Tim Morgan
Book trailer written and directed by Tim Morgan
Cover art and trailer - line work and zombie design by Kurt Belcher
Cover art and trailer - colors by Ken Lateer
Cover art and trailer - ink by Daniel Patrick Rice
Cover lettering by Shawn Aldridge
Meghan's voice (trailer) - Felicia Flanagan

Reviews of The Trip

What people are saying about THE TRIP

"Every book lover knows that moment when it's past when you should have gone to sleep, but there's less than 100 pages left and you just need to finish. It takes an engaging and well written story to make that happen, and The Trip is that and more."
Michel Sabourin, HorrorTalk.Com
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"...if you are looking for substance in the often merely one dimensional genre then this is your pick."
Christoph Fischer,
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"THE TRIP...found a niche in the zombie genre I've never seen/read before."
Ken Murray,
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You Read The Novel - Now Listen to the Audiobook!


THE TRIP comes to life with the help of three awesome narrators - including Felicia Flanagan, who plays Meghan in the animated motion picture! Find out more about THE TRIP - THE AUDIOBOOK!

Watch for The Trip: The Animated Motion Picture

Tim has assembled a very talented team to help bring THE TRIP to life in an animated feature! Work has begun and the project is in production. Find out more about the cast of THE TRIP: THE ANIMATED MOTION PICTURE