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The Cross : There Are Worse Things Than Vampires... - Scott G. Mariani

The Cross

There Are Worse Things Than Vampires...

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Published: 13th October 2011
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When an ancient cross is discovered in Eastern Europe it becomes a powerful weapon in the war between the trads and the Vampire Federation - but soon, the world is threatened by its discovery...

The cross of Ardaich, feared by vampires, was believed to have been destroyed during the bloody war between the Vampire Federation and the Trads. But its accidental rediscovery could be catastrophic. Detective Joel Solomon can't forgive VF agent Alex Bishop for making him a vampire. Yet when Federation arch-enemy Gabriel Stone enlists a vicious killer to retrieve the cross, the couple and their human allies become the only defence against pure evil.

If the cross is used to gain power by the Ubervampyr, the sadistic and primeval race of elite vampires, it isn't just ordinary vampires like Alex and Joel who will be in danger. Things could be about to turn very nasty for the human race... A high-octane, action-packed adventure that will thrill fans of Charlaine Harris, Blade and The Passage.

About the Author

Scott Mariani is the author of the worldwide-acclaimed action-adventure thriller series featuring ex-SAS hero Ben Hope. Scott's novels have topped the bestseller charts in his native Britain and are translated into over twenty languages worldwide. To date the Ben Hope series comprises the #1 Bestseller The Alchemist's Secret, The Mozart Conspiracy, The Doomsday Prophecy (published in the USA as The Hope Vendetta), The Heretic's Treasure, The Shadow Project, The Lost Relic, The Sacred Sword and the The Armada Legacy. Scott is also the author of the bestselling eBook novella, Passenger 13. Scott's novels have been described as 'James Bond meets Jason Bourne with a historical twist'.

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4.0

Better than i thought

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Pros

  • Engaging Characters
  • Page Turner
  • Well Written

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gift
    • Older Readers
    • Travel Reading

    Comments about The Cross:

    Better than i thought it would be and may even continue with the series, Characters are all good but maybe a few to many to fall in love with any of them.

    Comment on this review

    Praise for THE CROSS: "Essential reading for those bitten by the vampire craze., - Closer Book Club Praise for UPRISING: "It's got action ... it's a thriller ... more hardcore Underworld action than Twilight angst. This could be the one for you." - Falcata Times "Dark and dirty ... returns vampires to their rightful place as the creatures of nightmares." - Monsters and Critics "Exhilarating ... [the author] makes his undead realm seem genuine." - Midwest Book Review 'Mariani certainly knows how to rack up the tension in this high-octane thriller, Lancashire Evening Post 'Smart, action-packed thriller...it,s completely addictive., Closer Magazine 'This fast-paced thriller leapt off the page!" Closer Magazine

    ISBN: 9781847562135
    ISBN-10: 1847562132
    Audience: General
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 458
    Published: 13th October 2011
    Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
    Country of Publication: GB
    Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 12.9  x 3.7
    Weight (kg): 0.318