By Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child
Grand Central Publishing, 9781538736708, August 17. 2021, 400pp.
The Short of It:
Didn’t disappoint. Loved visiting with Agent Pendergast again.
The Rest of It:
Agent Pendergast faces his most unexpected challenge yet when bloodless bodies begin to appear in Savannah, GA.
This was a fun story to read right before the big trip to Missouri. Bloodless bodies begin to appear. The first body is torn apart. The second is almost entirely intact, the only mark left is the exit wound where the blood was removed from the body. Is it the work of a vampire? Someone thinking he’s a vampire? Agent Pendergast is called and when he arrives to investigate the evidence left behind, he is reunited with some people from his past. Some, have their own secrets to hide.
The setting for this one made the book for me. Savannah, GA with all its old school charm, marred by these horrible killings. I have to tell you though, it has a little bit of “woo woo” in the story if you know what I mean and a tiny bit of time traveling. Kind of. But Pendergast is Pendergast with all the mannerisms that we readers have grown to love. This the perfect book to entertain you as we head into Fall. Would be good for the R.I.P Challenge too. I have not read every book in the Pendergast series and yet, they all read like stand alones to me so I think you can still enjoy this one without reading the others.
Source: Review copy provided by the publisher.
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7 thoughts on “Review: Bloodless”
I like vampire tales …. are there vampires in this? I have not read the series before but it sounds enjoyable.
Not traditional vampires.
It was good. Fun. Agent Pendergast is this very high brow personality which makes it fun.
I haven’t read any of these books, but they sound perfect for the RIP Challenge and building up to Halloween.
Have you ever seen the movie Relic? It was the first book I read of theirs. I still love that one.
I never saw Relic. I feel like there is so much I’ve missed out on!
It would make a good RIP read for sure.
This sounds intriguing to my vampire loving brain. 🙂