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Blood Oath: The President's Vampire

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Blood Oath: The President's Vampire

Nathaniel Cade Series, Book 1
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In 1867, two men went missing on a whaling vessel out of Boston Harbor. According to published reports, the ship's captain found another sailor standing over their corpses, drinking their blood. Tried for murder, the sailor was pardoned by President Andrew Johnson and died in an asylum for the criminally insane.

At least, that's the cover story. In fact, nineteen-year-old sailor Nathaniel Cade was turned into a vampire. His life was only spared to defend the United States against other "unnatural" threats. Bound in a blood oath by voodoo priestess Marie Laveau, Cade has spent over 140 years in service to the president. He is the ultimate secret agent—battling nightmares before they can break into the daylight world of the American dream.

Zach Barrows is an ambitious twenty-six-year-old White House staffer when his career takes an unexpected turn: he's assigned to be Cade's new handler and presidential liaison. Before Zach can get over the shock, he and Cade are sent to investigate a cargo shipment filled with the severed limbs of US soldiers. Zach learns that the world is far stranger—and far more dangerous—than he ever imagined. Their mission reveals the truth about the real Dr. Frankenstein, a shadowy conspiracy within the government, and a plot to attack the US with a gruesome biological weapon: an army of undying, unstoppable killers.

Incredibly clever and compulsively readable, this political thriller is packed with enough action to out-Bourne Jason Bourne.

In 1867, two men went missing on a whaling vessel out of Boston Harbor. According to published reports, the ship's captain found another sailor standing over their corpses, drinking their blood. Tried for murder, the sailor was pardoned by President Andrew Johnson and died in an asylum for the criminally insane.

At least, that's the cover story. In fact, nineteen-year-old sailor Nathaniel Cade was turned into a vampire. His life was only spared to defend the United States against other "unnatural" threats. Bound in a blood oath by voodoo priestess Marie Laveau, Cade has spent over 140 years in service to the president. He is the ultimate secret agent—battling nightmares before they can break into the daylight world of the American dream.

Zach Barrows is an ambitious twenty-six-year-old White House staffer when his career takes an unexpected turn: he's assigned to be Cade's new handler and presidential liaison. Before Zach can get over the shock, he and Cade are sent to investigate a cargo shipment filled with the severed limbs of US soldiers. Zach learns that the world is far stranger—and far more dangerous—than he ever imagined. Their mission reveals the truth about the real Dr. Frankenstein, a shadowy conspiracy within the government, and a plot to attack the US with a gruesome biological weapon: an army of undying, unstoppable killers.

Incredibly clever and compulsively readable, this political thriller is packed with enough action to out-Bourne Jason Bourne.

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  • Christopher Farnsworth is a screenwriter and has now written the first three novels in the President's Vampire series. He has worked as a staff writer, columnist, and investigative reporter, and his work has appeared in the New York Post, New Republic, and Washington Monthly. After moving to Los Angeles he sold his first script, "The Academy," to MGM. He lives with his wife, daughter, and performing dog, Sadie.

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  • —John Connolly, author of The Lovers "Witty, exciting, and compulsively readable, with a central character who seems destined to become a favorite of both skeptics and true blood believers, Blood Oath may just be the best debut vampire novel in many years."
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