: 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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The day before their marriage, however, she kills herself by jumping out the castle window onto sharp rocks below because she was afraid of becoming a vampire, which was part of the master plan, and knew she would never stop loving Quincey, car would make it impossible to leave him.


Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. Apparently, the villainous vampire who had an affair with Mina after the original novel’s end, and who took her to Transylvania after Jonathan’s unexpected death, was not Count Dracula at all, but rather Count Dracula’s son, Tepes.

Being put through hell and back, it all starts with Captain Quincy Harker. Bloodline was an interesting book the fused Dracula and world war 1. She is so grateful of this heroic act that Lily sends him a letter to thank him. A nice, quick read.

The writing is captivating enough to keep you interested until the end and leave you wanting more. I don’t think I’ve read a book where the author did such a poor job with character development. Other books in the series.

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After Mary escapes, Quincey goes back to his room. The Shadow of the Dragon Dracula 5: It has a fairly original or uniquely well-developed plot. However, it falls short of the original in its pacing, which is erratic, and story, which can’t seem to make up its mind is it a romance? My first thought was that this was another of those books getting in on the vampire trend in YA, and that turned me off.


While reading you can also imagine yourself being in the positions that the characters end up being in and thinking about what you would do. It could be all of those, if the story were more cohesive. I would recommend this book to any high school student or adult.

Sep 27, BryceWe rated it really liked it.

Throughout the book the main character, John, is being haunted by Dracula’s descendants. Mary is a nurse helping at the hospital that czry treating wounded soldiers coming back from the trenches, and she speaks with horror of the agony of some of the soldiers who are being treated; they have burns or amputated limbs, and worst of all, some have been subjected to mustard gas, and it’s now painful acry them to breathe.

John had just proposed to Mary and was upset to have to leave her so soon to rescue his sister from his captain.

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The story itself progresses in nearly the same way Dracula does and at that point I was bored with it all. 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. Sep 16, Sarah rated it really liked it. The pretense and romance was well balanced and done with properly distributed amounts of hints, behaviors and chemistry.


Along with John, comes his journal from the trenches. Serving under him is John Shaw get it?

Lily is shocked to learn that Quincey is a vampire, but is still determined to marry him, as she still loves him. Whereas ‘The Historian’ was well-developed, well-researched and unpredictable, ‘Bloodline’ was only half-developed, not very well researched and highly bloodlune. It gloodline an unofficial sequel to Bram Stoker ‘s Dracula. This book was full of mysteries and suspense from beginning to end.

Dracula Dracula II: This there romance in this book? The way she does its pretty awesome, because it’s all between multiple characters, but they all write in a journal. I couldn’t wait for the next one,and when we got a copy of the sequel, I devoured–pardon the pun–that too.

The characters are well developed, interesting. My preconceptions were often turned completely upside down. I don’t think it really matters if you haven’t read Dracula itself although it’s interesting to pick up the thread bbloodline the story and follow a new generation of characters.

But now a new evil walks among the living. Seward, which was being used as a hospital during the war.