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Blood Captain (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)Book 3 (Vampirates (Numbered Prebound)) Library Binding – April 1, 2009
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Connor's future seems bright on the Diablo. But when Captain Wrathe decides to plan a dangerous raid with his brother's crew, Connor is put in a uncomfortable position. Meanwhile, at the Sanctuary, Grace has several adventures of her own while trying to assist with Lorcan's healing. And Grace learns Lorcan has a secret that involves her past. Things come to a climactic end when a dangerous enemy returns, and people who were trusted are revealed to be traitors.
Connor's character goes through even more trials in this story. And he's forced to do a lot of soul searching. While Grace is faced with ten times the danger, since she's surrounded by vampires, and strangers at that. She seems a bit more naïve than usual, and acts a bit stupidly at times. This is strange behavior for the "smart" twin. But of course, her actions lead to more suspense, like in any good horror movie. And with such a climactic ending, readers (like me) will be waiting impatiently for the next installment.
This is by far the best in the series. The amount of suspense and danger more than doubled. The evil characters seem more evil. And no one seems safe. Not even the Vampirate Captain.
This is a fantastic series for youth and adults alike. With loads of swashbuckling adventure, blood-thirsty vampires, and creepy suspense. If you haven't been reading Vampirates, get on board!
In this installment, Connor Tempest and his twin sister Grace are pursuing separate paths, exploring their place in the world. Connor continues cutting a swath in the pirate world. He meets Molucco's brother, Barbarro, and his son, Moonshine, who takes an immediate dislike to Connor. The boys are thrown together as Molucco and Barbarro plan a daring raid.
Grace travels with a blind vampire to a mysterious Sanctuary to learn if Lorcan's blindness can be healed. In the Sanctuary she begins to learn healing from Mosh Zu, a vampire guru, but all is not as it seems. She finds both friendship and betrayal as she learns new skills.
The characters in Blood Pirate are well rounded, believable, and likable. As I read a chapter about Grace, I would be wondering what was happening to Connor. The alternating chapters became a device to keep the reader's interest, and Somper doesn't stick slavishly to them. The other people who populate the book are given the same careful treatment. Some were introduced in earlier books and some are new to this one, but each one is crafted with the care and attention to detail that run through the book. Yet the book is more than just character, it is a wild ride through a fascinating world.
Justin Romper is working on the fourth book of the series. Read this one, and you too will be waiting impatiently for its release.
Armchair Interviews says: Good sci-fi!
One thing I am curious about is Connor, Bart and Jez's lost weekend. It is hinted that they had a pretty wild experience one weekend that they were off pirate duties. I really want to know what happened! I wish it was explained in the book, but it is not. I hope it will be explained in a future book.
As with the other books, the ending was a cliffhanger. It was a quick read full of adventure, drama, suspense, and action. Needless to say, I wanted to start the next book as soon as I finished.
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A good store and a great addition to the series. A must read for any fan of this author or type of bookPublished 12 months ago by Angel Hitt
got this book for my girlfriend, she loves it. She likes reading them to me... win win situation. awesome.Published 20 months ago by halo13
It was a little slow at first, but then I was hooked and I could barely put it down. The ending launched me into the rest of the series and I LOVE IT!Published 23 months ago by Diana Baldwin
Book arrived on time and in like new condition. My 10 year old son is really enjoying this series, he is excitedly waiting for this book.Published on May 31, 2014 by ShyCtryMom
Thus book is sssoo good i absolutely love it. Its by far the best book series ive ever read love this bookPublished on May 24, 2014 by Mb
My 13 year old loves the series. They keep the attention of teens when it is hard to have them read vs game systemsPublished on February 22, 2014 by Donna Duval
It was a very good book. Usually I'm not into this genre, but this series really captivates me. Thumbs up.Published on September 25, 2013 by 26.2
I could not believe that Sidorio survived and now reeking havoc everywhere. Poor Connor in such torrent over his first kill and Grace is just Blossoming at the Sanctuary!Published on June 12, 2013 by jessie