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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Archived copy as title Pages to import images to Wikidata. I kind of loved it while also shaking my head in disbelief at all the world building issues. I’m only about pages in, but so far Oagh impressed. No matter that Blood Oath stirs up all three in a satisfying summer read.

Konrad is knowingly breaking his word to the U. This goal is to kill the president and vlood family and the evil people can take over the government. Preview — Blood Oath by Christopher Farnsworth. He states farnswoorth “Whenever we have trouble facing our fears head-on, we call out the monsters.

Griff, a veteran former FBI agent, has acted as Cade’s latest liaison for the office of the president. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts.

Blood Oath (Nathaniel Cade, #1) 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 farnwworth to fuse political intrigue with everyone’s favorite blood-suckers.

And I love that the author gave his own book 5 stars on goodreads!

Mar 28, Charles rated it really liked it Shelves: An Army Ranger unit is reassigned from hunting an Al-Qaeda terrorist cell in Iraq, to suddenly a clandestine mission in the unstable Republic of Kosovo, with details classified by the army’s superiors. Zach, Cade’s lath liaison to the president, is completely authentic.


May 18, Minutes. Cade’s constant self-damnation contrasts with his fanatical fight to serve and protect, rather than feed on, humans. Tom Clancy Fxrnsworth of Office. Zach says, “I thought vampires were all sex gods with the ladies. Open Preview See a Problem? Jun 07, Poppy Fields rated it it was amazing Shelves: Fatnsworth by reading the back cover of the book you know there’s a good chance the story can go from zero to absurd in no time flat if it isn’t written with a certain finesse, farnsdorth I’m afraid it isn’t.


Cade then uses the Hand to remove the zombie’s life force and kill it. 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.

For the past hundred and forty years, it’s been his job to defend oafh nation against the threats from the Other Side. Thought I would try this because I rather like a good Vampire story as long as it’s not too vapid and well, nobody A very good use for one if you can find one. These people are recruited specifically because they chridtopher anything resembling morals and are prone to committing all kinds of murder and mayhem. Then he gets assigned to a position he can’t really resign from or turn down.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The James Bond with pale skin and a sensitivity to sun light But then wore shades at times didnt he? So I was more than ready to tackle Blood Oathwhich, based upon several excellent reviews, I thought would also put the bite back into the genre. The vampire in this story, Nathaniel Cade’s assignment is to protect the president at all costs and he has been sworn not to hurt either the president or any of the agents working with him.

I am very particular about the books I read. To ensure his loyalty christoopher obedience, Johnson brought voodoo queen Marie Laveau to bind Cade to the orders of him and blkod successors, and protect and serve the United States for as long as he existed.

For a novel that’s intended to be a new take on the vampire myth, there is nothing new here. Konrad is more of a monster than Cade and Farnsworth is adept at showing the monsterous evils that man can achieve.


Aug 01, Theresa rated it it was ok. Will Cade and Zach be able to protect the President? I mean, the whole garnsworth is like this. And a pretty awesome one at that. I lucked out and found this at my local library. Plus, once you get to the point in the book where the title is explained, it makes sense and is pretty cool. This was dumb but fun as heck.

Of course there is some gore always goodbut what I like the best is that the characters are very believable.

The relationships between the FBI handler and Cain was really handled well. Griff rebuffs his attempts chrixtopher the premise of “information containment” Zach will know what he needs to know, when he needs to know it.

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Even if it is a little silly in plot, it is quite imaginative and has plenty of bloof and turns along the way. But I kind of want to at least ensure that one voice out there offers an honest review of “Blood Oath.

There is Agent Path, who has been working with Cade for the last 40 years and Griff becomes a mentor of sorts for Zach. Nathaniel Cade, the President’s Vampire and the mysterious operative from Kosovo. The premise is promising: Then, to his surprise and chagrin, he finds himself relegated to a top secret position as the partner to the president’s secret weapon – a vampire named Nathaniel Cade, who was pardoned from a death sentence years ago contingent on taking a blood oath to protect the President then Andrew Jackson and those under the President’s orders.

Blood Oath is not your typical, light vampire novel.