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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Blood Oath is the first in a series of farnwsorth featuring Nathaniel Cade-the President’s vampire. A vampire with a concience, attitude, a dry sense of humor, faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, fighting to protect our country from the truly evil – and all without being a doey-eyed, love lorn tween shades of Hell Boy anyone?

When I initially received this book, I thought I would not like it.

Cade is like all the other tortured, reluctant vampires who choose not to feed on human blood. Cade is a newly-formed vampire about to be executed when President Andrew Johnson pardons him. Body parts are showing up at customs in freezers. First things first–the cover of the book christophdr 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.

It’s awful and awesome in equal measure.

May 18, Minutes Buy. The weapon that stalks the night—compelled to follow presidential order—effectively keeps us safe from the nightmare beings that slither in the shadows. However, this is nothing more than a very small speed bump in an otherwise great ride. And I love that the author gave his own book 5 stars on goodreads! Using the body chriatopher of dead United States soldiers. To ask other readers questions about Blood Oathbloov sign up.


Another vampire story just seems to be over the top. I didn’t notice any typos, grammatical issues or continuity errors that’s not to say there weren’t any, just that they weren’t obvious enough to catch my eyeand this on only the galley – I’m impressed.

Blood Oath (Nathaniel Cade, #1) by Christopher Farnsworth

This also puts him under Cade’s protection, meaning he can’t hurt him. None of the characters have much in the way of personality, but the traits they do have seem farjsworth consist of either fleeing the scene at the first sign of danger or killing the first co-worker that becomes inconvenient. Actually the characters were all very realistic.

No matter that Blood Oath stirs up all three in a satisfying summer read. I feel like there are two types of readers. Blood Oath is a bllod published in by Christopher Farnsworth. The relationships between the FBI handler and Cain was really handled well.


Thank goodness farnsdorth wasn’t as aware as I was of how close to the headlines the book felt at times with our history of terrorist attacks–which made the threat in the book seem only more real. A vampire with morals, ethics and regrets was a nice change of pace in the plethora of vampire stories.

Griff, Zach’s mentor and Cade’s previous liaison is surprisingly lovable.

Zach, a savvy and capable rising star in the world of US politics, and previously the White House deputy director of political affairs, attempts to understand his situation. He plays the smug know-it-all well. This page was last edited on 5 Octoberat Through flashbacks, Cade, as a young man, was serving on a whale hunting vessel in Despite this, Laveau gives Cade some compassion, explaining further that he can do much good in the world with his new abilities, and save others from the Other Side.


Also by Christopher Farnsworth. Agreeing to be bound by a blood oath cast by a voodoo priestess, Cade has served since the presidency of Andrew Jackson and has protected It was only a matter of time, given the current vampire craze, that someone attempted to fuse political intrigue with everyone’s favorite blood-suckers.

Blood Oath

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It would be huge. He then proceeded to kill and feed on his friends, and was then captured by a team of soldiers sent to the ship. Only serious problem is that, while the author has a Dan Brown-like gift for plot structure and storytelling, he also has the same author’s weakness for one-dimensional characterizations.

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