Review of A LOVE LIKE BLOOD  By Marcus Sedgewick

Another book reviewed. 😉

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Published by Mulholland Books

Paperback ISBN 9781444751925 price at £7.99

It is rare to pick up a book by an author one hasn’t read or heard of before, and to be so entirely blown away by the quality of the writing and the plot.

I was sent this book in a pile of books to review and couldn’t put it down from the moment I began to read. It is entirely compelling.

The story starts in Paris during the Second World War. The lead protagonist, Charles Jackson, a Captain in the Royal Army Medical Corps, happens upon a bunker outside a chateau. Inside, when he investigates, he discovers a man apparently engaged in drinking the blood of a young woman. Terrified, Jackson flees, but when he recovers a little and returns, the man has gone. However, the blood remains on the floor.

Later, Jackson returns to Paris while on a…

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