Department 19 (Department 19, Book 1)

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9780007363568: Department 19 (Department 19, Book 1)

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.

"My master is the second oldest vampire in the world," she said. "He's more powerful than you can imagine."
"Like how powerful?"
"Like a God. Like that powerful."
"I don't believe in God."
She smiled at him again, and this time Jamie saw the white fangs below her upper lip, and he shivered.
"You should," she said. "You really should."

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…

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Review:

“Bram Stoker can stop turning in his grave: his 21st-century legacy extends beyond Twilight.” – The Telegraph

“Injects some blood and thunder back into the vamp mythos…this is a lively set-up to what looks to be a fun and blood-soaked YA thrill ride” – SFX Magazine

“Hill hits the ground running in this explosive debut, an action thriller inspired by a genre classic… this is a non-stop thrill ride right up to the cliff-hanger ending. This cinematic adrenaline rush has the makings of a sure-fire hit.” Publishers Weekly

About the Author:

Before quitting his job in publishing to write Department 19, Will Hill worked as a bartender, a bookseller and a door-to-door charity worker. He grew up in the north-east of England, is scared of spiders, and is a big fan of cats. He lives in east London with his girlfriend, where he splits his time between staring out of the window and staring at a computer screen. The latter tends to be more productive.

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