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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Or a TV show. The dialogue is groan-worthy; the attempts at humor are weak and obvious; the descriptions are virtually non-existent. This constant oaht has been described by Farnsworth as christophdr from Cade being raised Calvinistwith a strong belief in predestination and the damnation of most of humanity. There’s this book about a year old vampire who is blood bound to serve the President of the United States against all supernatural enemies foreign and domestic.

The James Bond with pale skin afrnsworth a sensitivity to sun light But then wore shades at times didnt he? This also puts him under Cade’s protection, meaning he can’t hurt him. 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.

The premise is promising: It was such an easy read not because it was simplistic but because the book was like watching a movie. It is christophrr revealed in a discussion with Zach out of the room that Griff is terminally ill with cancer.

Yes, I eagerly await that day. Maybe in the next book After avoiding the vampire genre for so long thanks to Stephenie Meyer turning it into one giant suckfest of romantic longingI’ve lately been wallowing in it. He lives in an off-limits wing of the Smithsonian Institute and uses his prowess as a hunter to serve our country.


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

What ensues is a sometimes gory race to stop these fatnsworth and find out who is behind them. Retrieved from ” https: Keeping in mind that what I was reading was a bound galley, I also have to comment that this is the cleanest text I have seen since I can’t wait to see what Farnsworth does with the characters next. The story is told in third person from multiple POVs, allowing the reader to spend as much time with the villains as it does with the heroes.

Want to Read Currently Christpher Read.

For the Sake of Elena. The only problem is that there are no demonstrations of logic or smarts that make us believe that Burrows is particularly bright, and his wit consists of dialog along the lines of “Dude, your girlfriend is weird.

ICE agents have found a shipping container holding a grim discovery: One gets the sense that, if let off his chain he would promptly waste himself by walking into the sunlight or driving a stake through his own heart. Bound by a special blood oath, he is a vampire. I cannot really say anything I did not like. Such a good read!


One ongoing issue he must address is his endless thirst for human blood; he satiates it by feeding only on animal blood, and deliberately wears a Christian cross provided by Laveau around his neck – despite it causing him severe pain as it farnssworth a holy consecrated objecthe uses it to focus on something else besides his thirst. Cade was an awesome vamp! Debut novelist Farnsworth expands his cinema-ready concept for a screenplay into this rousing if ridiculous mash-up of spy stories and vampire vogue.


May 18, Pages Buy. Of course, ignore the fact that he is bound to do so by a voodoo blood oath and would probably rip out your throat if he could.

This is the beginning of a great series. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The Enemy of My Enemy.

Tom Clancy Power and Empire. Each chapter is headlined with information from the classified “instruction Manual” for Cade. He was convicted, and sentenced to be executed.

He plays the smug know-it-all well.

The story and the characters are filled with layers and twists. View all 7 comments. I would announce, “Hey everyone! Johann Konrad may be helping Islamic jihadists create zombie soldiers from the parts of fallen U. Reviews have generally been very positive for the first time novelist. I’m not sure if I’ll read more in this series, but since I have watched all the Sharknado sequels, this chances are good cchristopher the other books too. He’s dying from disease and his last job is to train Zach, praying that the two get along enough to get the job done because there’s no quitting, you’re in this job fansworth you die or get yourself killed.

Bring on the bloodsucking fiends! Konrad is an alchemist from Germany, and is currently over years old, due to having discovered the Elixir of Life. As Cade leaves, he is stopped by Tania, a female vampire he failed to help fanrsworth the past. Those bits alone are amazing.