: Bloodline (Bloodline (Paperback)) (): Kate Cary: Books. Thirty-five years have passed since the death of the Master. But now a new evil walks among the living When nineteen-year-old John Shaw returns. Mary Seward thought she had escaped the darkness of Transylvania. But now, back in England, she has terrible nightmares, fears the night, and sees vampires.

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BLOODLINE by Kate Cary | Kirkus Reviews

He hears John shouting his name from outside, and looks out the window to blodline Mina tied to a tree, as Private Smith was once tied to a wagon wheel. That was very vague. But after finding a note from Lily, John and Mary find out the secret that Captain Quincey Harker has been hiding and race after them before St. The plot of the book was great it to a twist that was slightly foreshadowed caryy was just a great book.

Bloodline is a novel written by Kate Cary. There is a nice plot twist as well. May 29, Questingforaquest rated it it was amazing Shelves: Mary joins in too, as we are reading his account at the same time as her – as John has come back from the trenches feverish and she decides it’s a perfectly decent idea to nick his diary and read it.

John soon becomes very sick with trench fever and believes he is having hallucinations of horrible things involving a hound and beheaded enemy soldiers in no man’s land. The horrors of war have overtaken every waking moment.

EngvarB from September Use dmy dates from September Articles lacking sources from January All articles lacking sources Pages to import images to Wikidata. Whereas ‘The Historian’ was well-developed, well-researched and unpredictable, ‘Bloodline’ was only half-developed, not very well researched and highly predictable. I couldn’t wait for the next one,and when we got a copy of the sequel, I devoured–pardon the pun–that too.

She talks about soldiers suffering from “shell-shock” what they called PTSD at the timepeople at home losing loved ones overseas, and the darkness of the violence the soldiers encounter in the trenches as represented by the cruelty of Quincy Harker, who tells us that the bloodshed is perfect for complementing and disguising his vampiric tendencies.

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This book was supposed to be a sequel to Carry by Bram Stoker in She blokdline his journal that he brought with him to the bloldline, and learns about the strange and seemingly impossible feats Harker had done.

The highlight of course, when one reads this book with the perverse delight of reading bad fan fiction, comes with Mina’s appearence, as she persistently acts like a badly written Evil Queen from a fairy tale. Which doesn’t fit her archetype in the least, can we all agree that? Character development is pretty shallow, This is a book which continues in the same vein get it?

Dracula Battle Transylvania Van Helsing. The narrative alternates between the four main protagonists and is told through their thoughts, letters and journals. A nice, quick read.


But reading the back cover, I discovered it actually was a “sequel” to the original Dracula by Bram Stoker; all of the main characters are the descendents of the original gang in the Victorian novel, and it’s set during World War I. I can’t wait to see how this story ends! On the journey over from England to Romania, Lily and Quincey take a boat to cross the sea.

Apr 04, Polly rated it did not like it. Feb 04, William Eng rated it it was amazing. After that, the action progresses with overwhelming speed, complete with revelations about paternity that either leave no one surprised or come out of nowhere, characters switching loyalties at the drop of a hat, and plans made absurdly far in advance.

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Bloodline (Bloodline, #1) by Kate Cary

He is rushed back to England for care. There was action, drama, and romance this book was really good. The only bad thing about this book is the setting. Captain Harker responds to her that he will be in England for business and will be sure to visit both Lily and John.

It was a great format, written as parts of journals. People around you will eventually think that you are going insane; that is alright because of how amazing this book is.

As punishment, Harker orders him to be tied to a wagon wheel on no man’s land. Thirty-five years have passed since the death of the Master.

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The frustrating thing that still gets me about these books is that they’re meant to be a trilogy, but Kate Cary is a ghostwriter for the Warriors books. Blooldine by Kate Cary.

This Dracula fan fiction book begins as a mildly pathetic and uncreative pastiche of the original novel, and eventually take a turn for the truly bizzarre as far as characterization goes. Also by Kate Cary. Mary remembers seeing John at a garden party several years before, and wants to help him. Mary Seward is the daughter of Dr.

However, to be fair, I’m not in the target age range, seeing as I’m an adult although I use that term loosely. One night a soldier named Private Smith falls asleep on his watch, and Germans invade the trench. However he can’t seem to find out why he keeps having blooodline awful nightmares but then he goes to England and he finds out that he has to stop his commander, Quincey Harker from continuing this bad kaate.

The character development was quite interesting as well especially how the main character turns from innocent man trying to save his sister in to violent cold-hearted person. Feb 28, Pages Young Adult Buy. The main thing in the book is that Lieutenant Shaw needs to recover from something called trench fever.

Seward from the original novel and dary in charge of helping John to return to good health.

Over the time that John is housed in the sanatorium, Mary and him start connecting both hoping for a life with each other after John is released. Wonderful take kxte a Dracula story.