Life Blood [NOOK Book]

Overview

What if we knew how to live forever? Is any cost too great?

Ava Brandt has been plagued with indecision her entire life; her direction influenced by the people around her, not her heart. When a chance encounter with a stranger challenges everything she thought she remembered from her frightening past, she must confront hidden memories to survive.

Ben Pearson, descendent of...
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Life Blood

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Overview

What if we knew how to live forever? Is any cost too great?

Ava Brandt has been plagued with indecision her entire life; her direction influenced by the people around her, not her heart. When a chance encounter with a stranger challenges everything she thought she remembered from her frightening past, she must confront hidden memories to survive.

Ben Pearson, descendent of a famous physician, is living proof of his ancestor’s miraculous discovery two hundred years ago. Through a combination of blood transfusions from unsuspecting donors, he uncovered his own fountain of youth. As an unwilling convert, Ben continues to fight for those who are dying; their murderers content to kill innocents to prolong their own lives, no matter the human cost.

Finally accepting the truth of her past and the dreams that have plagued her, Ava comes face to face with her fears. But just as she comes to terms with this new reality and new feelings for her ageless rescuer, she finds herself in the middle of a battle that has raged and claimed untold young lives for centuries.


The Empath Trilogy:
Empath
Bonded
Secrets

The Path, book 1 of The Veritas Chronicles series
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Editorial Reviews

Goodreads - Karen Reckard
Excellent read. Unique in the idea that the "fountain of youth" could transpire from something so simple. It challenges your stance on the morality of what is right and wrong, then questions you on how far you'd go. Can't wait for the sequel... there is going to be a sequel right?
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012546326
  • Publisher: Staccato Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/14/2010
  • Series: The Immortal Blood Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 897,283
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

HK Savage is an avid writer in the frozen tundra where half of the year is best spent behind a computer. When she isn't writing she is riding her horse, practicing martial arts or wrangling any number of her animals or family members.
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Customer Reviews

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  • Posted January 1, 2011

    Highly Highly Recommended

    Unlike the books that are plaguing many shelves, this book is one to bring in a breath of fresh air. The story line was so unlike the stories that are top sellers. I enjoyed the mix of science within real life situations and made me feel like I was in the book. HK is a wonderful writer who is very riveting.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 16, 2010

    Excellent - I loved both the concept and the story!

    a great story that seemlessly blends a little science fiction with an excellent action-adventure story. A fabulous read!!

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 9, 2011

    I didn't want the plane to land!

    I really don't like to fly but when the pilot said we were going to land, I really wasn't ready. I wanted to see how it ended. What happens? There was such a sense of urgency.I really loved this book and think the sequel should come soon.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 17, 2011

    Does she have an editor?

    Plot holes, contradictory sentences, many grammar mistakes, and so many pointless filler chapters.

    I loved HK's Empath series; that I would definitely recommend, but this book was horrible. The grammar mistakes had me re-reading sentences over and over to understand what she was getting at. The filler chapters were pointless. They didn't have anything to do with the plot, nor did they add anything to the storyline as far as chemistry for the main characters go. I understand there's going to be a sequel to this book, but I don't understand the point. The book wrapped up tightly, not really leaving the reader with questions of the future.

    The heroine of the book annoyed me. Ava was so whiny and was the biggest coward. She acted like a child instead of an adult. If she was real I would have slapped her. The things she said and did throughout the book were ridiculous. I would have liked to see a stronger female character who didn't constantly concern herself with what her mother thought as she clung to the hero for protection.

    I wouldn't recommend this book, however I would recommend HK's Empath series. Although the book has grammar mistakes as well, it's an excellent read that you wouldn't want to put down.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 9, 2011

    Fantastic!!!

    Excellent read.

    Unique in the idea that the "fountain of youth" could transpire from something so simple. It challenges your stance on the morality of what is right and wrong, then questions you on how far you'd go.

    Can't wait for the sequel... there is going to be a sequel right?

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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