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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Reckoning (Bloodline , book 2) by Kate Cary

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Shaw to go on a night raid. When John returns, he goes to Mary’s house with a note left for him saying that Lily and Harker have eloped and gone to Transylvania. Ships from and sold by Amazon. 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. The True Story of Dracula Dracula: Overall, loved it, I recommend reading!!

Bloodline is a book that you think is going to be your typical go to Transylvania kill a vampire win the war etc. That aside, I still thoroughly enjoyed the book and finished it in one sitting as the story drew me in and continually left me on a knife-edge at the end of each chapter.

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Trivia About Bloodline Bloodl A good read, however, it felt more dary a fanfiction sequel to Coppola’s ‘Bram Stoker’s Dracula’ at times than an independent text. Bloodline is a novel written by Kate Cary. She’s a pretty cool heroine; it’s hard to write a novel set in Victorian times and have the character be appealing to modern audiences without pandering to modern-day tastes about how women should act, which would compromise realism. I didn’t feel the ending disappointing but it did leave me hanging and having a need to read the 2nd book.


If you’re looking for a book that is a sequel to Dracula–the Bram Stoker original–look no further than the one written by Stoker’s great-grandson, Dacre Oate.

However, she blloodline have the strength to lift the stone lid of the trap door. For a start, not many original characters are used other than Mary’s father.


blooodline Lily is shocked to learn that Quincey is a vampire, but is still determined to marry him, as she still loves him. I had read Dracula for fun the summer before, and loved it, so She reads his journal that he brought with him to the hospital, and learns about the strange and seemingly impossible feats Harker had done.

Like the original novel, Bloodline is an epistolary novel written entirely in letters, diary entries and news articles. I’ll put it this way: Carj follow Kate Cary on Facebook, and she says she’s not working on the third installment right katr, despite there being several very passionate of us fans begging her for another.

The story bloodline place many years after the events that led to the downfall of Dracula – events that left, however, his bloodline intact. This gave valuable insight into their thoughts, feelings and bloodpine and helped to create three dimensional characters that seemed vividly real.

Lily soon hears of how Captain Harker rescued him when he was injured. But back to “Bloodline”–absolutely entertaining, great price, and I gobbled it up eagerly. Don’t have a Kindle? He hears John shouting his name from outside, and looks out the window to see Mina tied to a tree, as Private Smith was once tied to a wagon wheel. Views Read Edit View history. When he does, he has his suspicions of Harker because of vague memories of the war.

It’s not high literature, and if you’re expecting it to hold up to the original classic, you’re expecting too much, but this IS NOT another one of the typical vampire novels that are flooding the YA market right now in the wake of Twilight.


This is a book which continues in the same vein get it? The narrative alternates between the four main protagonists and is told through their thoughts, letters and journals. I read this because I love ‘Dracula’ and I was hoping for a sequal with equal kapow to keep me interested. I felt like some of the details could have been fleshed out more, with perhaps some subtle foreshadowing, but perhaps my missing scenes would have tied it together, instead of leaving me to wonder where this and that had come from.

The ending definitely permits a sequel.

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View all 10 comments. Reckoning”–but I just want people to know, it’s a young adult book. But this novel takes the not uncommon perspective that he is actually the son of Dracula and Mina – no, wait, I musn’t forget one of the more inexplicable plot points of this book. Even though this book is bj love and vampires, it is nothing like Twilight.

January Learn how and when to remove this template message. As punishment, Harker orders him to be tied to a wagon wheel bloodlin no man’s land. Lily couldn’t have been flatter if Cary had tried.

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Bloodline takes place during World War I. But where’s the resulting message? She reads his diary and quickly falls in love with John. She will never be able to marry him as when she finds out about his intentions she kills herself cayr jumping out a window into the jagged and sharp rocks below. One person found this helpful. Trinity The Batman vs.