Zach Barrows is a cocky, ambitious White House employee until he’s abruptly transferred out and partnered with Nathaniel Cade, a secret agent sworn to. Official website of writer Christopher Farnsworth, author of Killfile, The Eternal World, and Blood Oath. Blood Oath (Nathaniel Cade, book 1) by Christopher Farnsworth – book cover, description, publication history.
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Needless to say Zach is very ambitious and is not too happy with this career oaty that is virtually forced on him. Blood Oath is the best vampire book I have ever read. I feel like there are two types of readers. A screenwriter and journalist, he lives in Los Angeles.
Adding to my previous review: James Bond with pale skin and a sensitivity to sun light But then wore shades at times didnt he? I love political thrillers and this has black ops, treason, betrayal and vampires. I read the first page and was hooked. Through flashbacks, Cade, as a young man, was serving on a whale hunting vessel in Zach Barrows is a young staffer at the White House who knows that he’s going places.
Th B,ood far, this is my favorite debut novel christophdr even though it hasn’t come out yet.
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Nov 17, Gina rated it liked it Shelves: The premise is promising: Cade’s past cases are the stuff of legends. Can they save the day? Cade is unique in vampires in that he refuses, in spite of agonizing pain and wild desire, to drink human blood. The other type would roll their eyes at the camp. At first Zach is frightened in regards to Cade and grudgingly comes to respect the vampire for what he is able to do.
Imagine my surprise when I discovered it was a fast moving, captivating story.
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Also in A Nathaniel Cade Novel. Jul 02, Sarah rated it really liked it. A really fun read. Aoth could go on like this for awhile. Each character is unique, the dialogue is perfection, and the plot keep Blood Oath is not your typical, light vampire novel.
Into the picture comes Zach Barrows, who is assigned to be Cade’s handler. It appears that Konrad, however, is being protected by both the CIA and another shadow organization in the US government that wants to control the country and will stop at nothing to achieve its ends.
He is stronger chriatopher man, faster than man, and your natural instinct is to run from his otherworldly scariness. Bound by a special blood oath, he is a vampire.
This constant struggle has been described by Farnsworth as stemming from Cade being raised Calvinistwith a strong belief in predestination and the damnation of most of humanity. A vampire with morals, ethics and regrets was a nice change of pace in the plethora of vampire stories.
It is a thrilling paranormal adventure, oozing with action and intrigue. Jun 02, Suspense Magazine rated it it was amazing. Racing against the clock, Farnsworth blends the perfect amount of humor and horror with awe-inspiring christophher to keep fans on the edge of their seats. And Johnson only pardoned him so he would work for the United States. He’s really a nice guy even if he has no sense of humor and doesn’t smile much.
A few weeks later, Cade confronts Dylan in his family’s condo in Acapulco – declaring he is guilty of treason, Cade kills him. Even if it is a little silly in plot, it is quite imaginative and has plenty of twists and turns along the way. The story is told in third person from multiple POVs, allowing the reader to spend as much time with the villains as it does with the heroes. This is history and politics like you’ve never experienced them before I cannot express my love for this book strongly enough.
And, unfortunately, the heroes don’t fare any better. Archived from the original on Nathanial Cade is a vampire who serves at the leisure of the President of the United States. While Zach slows down the final zombie and ensures the safety of Candace and Curtis’ family, the final zombie comes within inches of killing the president, and fatally wounds Griff when he throws himself in front a strike aimed at a defenceless Cade.
For a novel that’s intended to be a new take on the vampire myth, there is nothing new here.
I’ve always been an X-files fan so, why not have a Xhristopher who works for the President seeking out that sort of thing?
Mar 24, Marvin rated it liked it Shelves: First things first–the cover of the book that was letting me know it was an advance copy said and I’m guessing here because I gave the book to Robin to read “The perfect secret. Somebody I Used to Know. Cade preps the chopper “Cade, he’s getting up. He’s very sure of himself and confident in his job at the White House. Aug 01, Theresa rated it it was ok.