What if Dracula had descendants? Cary’s story begins a generation after Bram Stoker’s Dracula, likewise written in diary format. John Shaw, a. Editorial Reviews. From School Library Journal. Grade 7 Up–This story is an interesting blend Bloodline (Bloodline (Paperback) Book 1) by [Cary, Kate]. : Bloodline (Bloodline (Paperback)) (): Kate Cary: Books.

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Cary does an interesting job of portraying the horror of The Great War, which was then a major traumatic event for all parties involved, to the point where people thought there could never be another war after the suffering they’d all inflicted on each other. The writing is great being told threw notes that the main protagonist sends back to his sister.

He is invited by Lily to stay with her and John when he returns to the Hall just before John wakes up.

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Lily soon hears of how Captain Harker rescued him when he was injured. Sep 27, C. I don’t want to give anything away so that’s all I’ll say. My preconceptions were often turned completely upside down. I felt like some of mate details could have been fleshed out more, with perhaps some subtle foreshadowing, but perhaps my missing scenes would have tied it toget I don’t typically love journal-style storytelling, but the writing flow drew me in enough to finish it.

Views Read Edit View history. John is also involved in his own romance with Mary Seward, so he has a lot on his mind about how to go along with how to tell her of his affection. This page was last edited on 13 Augustat Soon, however, his fever breaks and he becomes lucid. Resurrection Dracula 2: If you iate a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?


She will never be able to marry him as when she finds out about his intentions she kills herself by jumping out a window into the jagged and sharp rocks below.

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. Sep 27, BryceWe rated it really liked it. Bloodline takes place during World War I. The story takes place many years after the events that led to the downfall of Dracula – events that left, however, his bloodline intact.

Jun 09, Diane rated it it was amazing. Reckoning was later released. I loved this book–as well as its sequel “Bloodline Book 2: Read the sequel, too, if you enjoyed this one! The narrative alternates between the four main protagonists and is told through their thoughts, letters and journals. John Shaw, a nineteen-year-old, joins the British Army and is sent to the front lines, in the trenches. This is definitely it! When he does he finds out his sister is dating the guy that put him into such stress, Captain Harker who is apart of Dracula’s bloodline.

It’s scary, gory, and an adrenaline rush.

Reckoning (Bloodline , book 2) by Kate Cary

When I go developing crushes on fictional characters, it’s because I find them compelling. He ends up in a sanatorium where Mary Seward works as a nurse. John soon becomes very sick with trench fever and believes he is having bloodlind of horrible things involving a hound and beheaded enemy soldiers in no man’s land.


Buy the selected items together This item: When he does he finds out hi Personal Response I personally liked this book because it’s set during the WW1 era. Mary’s father, though, is reminded of who Harker is and tells the lovers that they must go and rescue Lily before it’s too late. Seward, which was being used as a hospital during the war. The Dark Prince Dracula Untold This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.


There is a nice plot twist as well. I couldn’t wait for the next one,and when we got a copy of the sequel, I devoured–pardon the pun–that too. Read reviews that mention world war john shaw quincey harker bram stoker captain harker diary entries kate cary trenches of world original dracula bloodline book harker bloodline vampire mary castle lily mina horror classic england letters. I really like this aspect of the book. This there romance in this book?

Character development is pretty shallow, and the plot seemed somewhat contrived. Return to Book Page. He is also shown to be cruel to his men.

One night, Harker takes John on a night raid to destroy a nest of snipers. Although things take a turn for the worst. The story as a whole bj was interesting and there were many twists and turns that I enjoyed.