In a secret supernatural battle that's been raging for over a century, the stakes have just been raised - and they're not wooden anymore. When Jamie Carpenter's mother is kidnapped by strange creatures, he finds himself dragged into Department 19, the government's most secret agency. Fortunately... show more
In a secret supernatural battle that's been raging for over a century, the stakes have just been raised - and they're not wooden anymore. When Jamie Carpenter's mother is kidnapped by strange creatures, he finds himself dragged into Department 19, the government's most secret agency. Fortunately for Jamie, Department 19 can provide the tools he needs to find his mother, and to kill the vampires who want him dead. But unfortunately for everyone, something much older is stirring, something even Department 19 can't stand up against...
Publish date: March 1st 2011
Pages no: 489
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction
, Urban Fantasy
Series: Department 19 (#1)
So the amazing part about having read this book has nothing to do with the book itself. It was a personal achievement of finishing a 500-page long book in a day like I used to in the good old days. I thought I had lost that talent but it was just me being over-dramatic In short: About the Book:...
Loved this not sure why its taken me so long to get around to it. Vampires and Frankenstein. Do I need to say more? This is a glorious take on vampire tales, Dept 19 having existed in the shadows for years - Cue young Jamie Carpenter getting all caught up in the shenanigans by virtue of his family c...
The three star rating is not the book's fault. This was not the right book to read for the mood I was in. I will be recommending it to the boys - there is lots of action and thrills. And they may not tire of the moody teenager like I did!
Really enjoyed this! Great world, exciting and looking forward to the next book :) review to come!
I didn't finish this, but not because it isn't a good book. I was able to get it from Netgalley, and I wanted to read what it was about. I really liked it, and as others have said, it is a boy book for sure. I didn't finish it though, because I kind of got the gist of what it was about, and exact...