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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From the first pages of this book the action, suspense, and intrigue rolled through my mind like a filmstrip. A platter served by one Mr. This assignment also means that he will not advance any further in his career.

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One person found this helpful. Plus, once you get to the point in the book where the title is explained, it makes sense and is pretty cool.

At first Zach is frightened in regards to Cade and grudgingly comes to respect the vampire for what he is bliod to do. See christophre books by Christopher Farnsworth.

Upon arrival and entrance to the Smithsonian’s oldest area, Griff brings Zach into the “Reliquary”; a hidden base containing relics e.

And a pretty awesome one at that. Bring on The President’s Vampire 2! I hope in subseqent novels in this series that Mr. Do I even have to explain why this scene is wrong on so many levels? This page was last edited on 5 Octoberat This political thriller has it all. I understand this is first in a trilogy and the movie rights have already been optioned. He thinks the reassignment has come because the Secret Service caught him with the president’s nineteen year old daughter in the Lincoln bedroom.

The unit is sworn to secrecy and returns to its mission the next day. We could spend hours discussing the casting for when this is made into a movie — and I do hope it is made into a movie.


A bright lamp might be a good buy. Body parts are showing up at customs in freezers.

May 18, Pages Buy. The perspective into the White House and various government agencies rang with truth. While neither will admit it, their shared history gives them both the closest thing to feelings for each other that vampires can feel. 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 protect the president. Having accidentally read book 3 first, and having just finished this book book 1 all I can think of is He lived out the rest of his days in an insane asylum, untilwhen he died.

One of the soldiers, veteran sniper Specialist Wayne Denton, cjristopher the unusual operative suddenly react inhumanly fast and strong and proceeds to systematically kill them all, expertly and withstanding no injuries.

I for one can’t wait to read more. Blood Oath is not your typical, light vampire novel. Additionally the characters are not credible at all, with the villains being the worst. 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. But not just one president – every president for the rest of Cade’s existence.

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chrisstopher Even if it is a little silly in plot, it is quite imaginative and has plenty of twists and turns along the way. Quotes from Blood Oath. May 18, Minutes.

Zach says, “I thought vampires were all sex gods with the ladies. Into the picture comes Zach Barrows, who is assigned Blood Oath is a book that combines vampirism and politics. After interrogating the driver, Cade tells Zach that they are on their way to find Johann Konrad Dippelthe real-life inspiration for Dr.

Cade is like all the other tortured, reluctant vampires who choose not to feed on human blood. On the orders of the president he defends the nation against enemies far stranger-and even more dangerous-than civilians like Zach could ever imagine. For a novel that’s intended to be a new take on the vampire myth, there is nothing new here.


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The action is non-stop and only picks up speed as the various plots woven by the bad guys – and they are BAD – start to come together with the force of a runaway train.

Reading this particular book helped convinced me to pursue my own writing, primarily because I figured I could do the same thing at least as well as Christopher Farnsworth, and I admire this guys work, so I was setting the bar high. It centers on three main characters: Now Cade is getting a new handler, Zach Barrows, a presidential advisor and rising political star until he was caught with the president’s daughter in the Lincoln Bedroom.

Buy the Audiobook Download: It’s intense, funny, gripping and emotional. He’s a chameleonic actor who can portray the best and worst in people. His job is to seek and destroy those things that live in the shadows and that the average person never knows about. I could hardly wait to wrap my peepers around the words that held so much promise for giddy, ridiculous, blood-drenched fun! Says the super proud wife of a US Marine! Nathaniel Cade, a vampire more than years old, currently bound by a blood oath to serve and protect the President of the United States; former Federal Bureau of Investigation Agent William Griffin, or “Griff,” Cade’s handler for more than 30 years, and Zach Barrows, a former White House staffer that is Griff’s replacement.

As for bad guys, you have a rogues’ gallery of the usual suspects. View all 4 comments. HorrorPolitical ThrillerSpy Novel. I would announce, “Hey everyone!