Start reading The Blood That Bonds (The II AM Trilogy Book 1) on the free Kindle Reading App or on your Kindle in under a minute. Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Enter a promotion code
or gift card
 
 
 
Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Color:
Image not available

To view this video download Flash Player

 

The Blood That Bonds (The II AM Trilogy Book 1) [Kindle Edition]

Christopher Buecheler
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (335 customer reviews)

Digital List Price: $1.00 What's this?
Kindle Price: $0.00
You Save: $1.00 (100%)

Free Kindle Reading App Anybody can read Kindle books—even without a Kindle device—with the FREE Kindle app for smartphones, tablets and computers.

To get the free app, enter your email address or mobile phone number.

Kindle Delivers
Kindle Delivers
Subscribe to the Kindle Delivers monthly e-mail to find out about each month's Kindle book deals, new releases, editors' picks and more. Learn more (U.S. customers only)

Book Description

Two is trapped: hooked on heroin, held as property, forced to sell her body to feed the addiction. Time brings her ever closer to what seems an inevitable death and Two waits, uncaring, longing only for the next fix.

That’s when Theroen arrives, beckoning to his Ferrari and grinning his inscrutable grin. He is handsome. Confident. Eager to help lift her out of the life that’s grinding her down.

The only problem? Theroen is a vampire.

His blood can cure her addiction, grant her powers she has never had, change her forever into something greater than she was. But when he sinks his teeth into her neck, Theroen also thrusts Two into a world of danger, violence, madness and despair. The powerful, twisted elder Abraham will use her arrival to shatter the uneasy peace that exists in his mansion, bringing an end to the dark game he has been playing for centuries.


Editorial Reviews

About the Author

Christopher Buecheler is a professional web designer and developer, a published author, an award-winning amateur mixologist, a brewer of beer, a player of the guitar and drums, and an NBA enthusiast. He lives a semi-nomadic existence with his wonderful French wife and their two cats, Carbomb and Baron Salvatore H. Lynx II. Currently they reside in Providence, RI.

Product Details

  • File Size: 1279 KB
  • Print Length: 267 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B002R5B0WI
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray:
  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #10,601 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
  •  Would you like to give feedback on images?.


Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
71 of 75 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great read - not your every day vampire tale October 6, 2010
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Agree with another reviewer that the book cover isn't great. There are so many vampire books out there now that it's very hard to find one that's original. This book is highly original, and perfectly paced. The characters are unique (a heroin addicted prostitute that's not a cliche? Great job!), the author makes you care about them, and they're intriguing enough to hope there's a sequel. I want to find out more about the history of this line of vampires. Hope the author keeps up the good work.
Was this review helpful to you?
60 of 66 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Good story; less than stellar writing January 2, 2011
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
I guess I'm a more discerning critic as compared to other reviewers. I thought this was a decent story, but not 5 star worthy! The plot was interesting and the characters well developed. What irritated me was that clearly no one proofread this before going to print. Typos and blatent inconsistencies. Enough to make you stumble as you read. Examples: Theroen (male character) references Samantha (another character) by name, but on the next page says he doesn't know her name. No, not part of the plot, simply poor attention to detail. Another example would be confused pronouns: Two's (female character) mind is referenced as "his mind." And I can only presume from the plot line when I read "I do now know [xyz], I do not know [abc], I do not know [lmn]" that "now" should've been "not"... It made more sense, at least. All in all, this is a light read for those looking for entertainment, just know that this is now...er, I mean, not worthy of 5 stars (IMHO).
Was this review helpful to you?
41 of 45 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Wow! What a nice surprise! Now I want more!!! October 14, 2010
By P. Rayl
Format:Kindle Edition
Plain and simple, I picked this up as a freebie because it was a vampire book. All I can say is it is unassuming AND not the same predictible story! I love reading the tried and true series, but it is so nice to find a new author (well, new to me) with 'out of the norm' characters and a fresh storyline. I'm not going into the storyline because you can read it on the cover, but when you find yourself thinking about the characters three days after you finish the book - you know it made an impression on you. This was a really good book! Sure, there were a few narratives I hurried through, but overall the author did a great job of sucking me in (no pun intended) and wondering what would come next. I finished in one day and ran straight to the computer to search the author for more. I don't see one, but I hope there's a sequel coming soon!!
Was this review helpful to you?
17 of 20 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Read October 5, 2010
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
You will not be disappointed with this tale. The cover leaves much to be desired, but the story is well written. It is raw, captivating yet heart wrenching.

Sequel? Yes, please and thank you.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars couldnt put it down October 5, 2010
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
i saw this book listed for free on kindle, so i figured what the heck? if i dont like it no big deal. but once again im glad my frugalness paid off. i couldnt put it down. i was sucked in from the very begining. starting with Two's sad lifestyle, then through the heart breaking and soul shattering events with Thereon. i admit that i might have had a few tears that were able to escape run down my cheeks. its a very good read, especially if you get it while its free. but even if you dont its worth the few bucks to pick it up. also according to the thank you at the end from the author there will be a sequel! cant wait
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Unpredictable Urban Fantasy November 6, 2010
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Whenever I thought that the story was heading down a predictable path it would surprise me. Even though it is more of an Urban Fantasy then a true (or at least how I define it) vampire yarn, it was not of the "Twitlight" (oh, did I misspell that?) style as a prior reviewer implied. It is quite a bit more complex then that. There were spots in the book where it appeared it was heading down that path and I almost put down the book, but since I was hooked on Two's character I stayed with it. I am glad I did.

I would not consider this a horror novel even though there are a few horrific scenes (the master vampire is absolutely delicious in his evilness). But it is way more then just a teenage fantasy vehicle. There are several typos of the their/there, wood/would variety like they had only used a spell checker for typos, and not a copy reader, BUT the writing is very well done otherwise.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing Story October 15, 2010
By Rlgh
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
I agree with the other readers. This is a great story. I read this book in one day. I enjoyed Buecheler's take on vampires...can't wait to read the sequel.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars didn't expect to love it so much... October 6, 2010
By su
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
i was totally expecting just another simple trashy read. however, this book is actually really good... i finished it in two days... it's a fast paced read. doesn't slow down much in the book. i highly recommend it.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
Most Recent Customer Reviews
1.0 out of 5 stars The sex didn't even make up for the bad plotting.
This book has lots of underage sex in it. I couldn't handle it. After the lead vampire admitted to having a three way with Naomi, some under-aged, servant girl, I just stopped. Read more
Published 18 hours ago by Lindy
4.0 out of 5 stars A very good read
I enjoy the book, kept me want to read more and more. Kept my attention and imagination going. A must read for Vampire Lovers.
Published 6 days ago by Darrell Fluker
4.0 out of 5 stars interesting read
I wasn't sure what to expect at first but once I got passed the poor writing, I couldn't stop reading.
Published 15 days ago by Carissa Kriehn
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Enjoyed the story, had to purchase the trilogy
Published 16 days ago by Frank Burka
4.0 out of 5 stars Dark, Yet Refreshing
The cover drew me to this book, looking like a good old-fashioned horror novel, the kind a grew up with. It wasn't quite the case, but I liked it nevertheless. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Sharon Joan-Figuerola
5.0 out of 5 stars love it
Laughed, cried, loved it. Didn't want it to end! Now I have to see if the next one is out!!
Published 1 month ago by Kristen
3.0 out of 5 stars Romantic Vampire Tragedy
Well-written story of "girl meets vampire, girl is turned by vampire, and girl loses vampire."
Published 2 months ago by Hermitess
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
A great series, if you love the vampire Genre, I highly recomend this series.
Published 2 months ago by Renee Spyrou
5.0 out of 5 stars good
this is a well written book and has a great plot. it kept my interest the whole while i was reading this book.
Published 3 months ago by Mary
2.0 out of 5 stars Hard to finish....
The flow of the book is difficult for me personally. Within each long chapter, it breaks into new or the same subjects. It feels like a television show instead of an actual book. Read more
Published 5 months ago by Amazon Customer
Search Customer Reviews
Search these reviews only

More About the Author

Christopher Buecheler is a professional web designer / developer, a published author, an award-winning amateur mixologist, a brewer of beer, a player of the guitar and drums, and an NBA enthusiast. He lives a semi-nomadic existence with his wonderful French wife and their two cats, Carbomb and Baron Salvatore H. Lynx II. Currently they reside in Providence, RI.

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?


Forums

Search Customer Discussions
Search all Amazon discussions

Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 



Look for Similar Items by Category