Has it really been twelve books in the Repairman Jack series?

Yes, it has. I'm proud to say that I've been a fan since Day One and I always look forward to any F. Paul Wilson publication. And as much as I love the Repairman Jack series, I really enjoyed Sims and The Fifth Harmonic. It makes me wish that he would write a stand-alone book in between every Jack novel. But as long as he publishes novels as gripping, suspenseful and entertaining as Bloodline, I'm ecstatic.

Jack was told a while back that there were to be no more coincidences in his life. This has never been more true than in Bloodline.

The novel opens with Jack and Gia recovering from the devastating events of Harbingers. Against his misgivings, he takes a case that involves a mother and her daughter. The girl is having a relationship with a much older man, and while she is of legal age, the mother is convinced that there is something evil about the man who is taking her little girl away. A previously-hired private detective has disappeared and the mother is desperate.

Jack looks into the situation and it turns nasty very quickly. There is more to the relationship than an aging guy chasing his youth with a girl half his age. Jack will face some of the most monstrous things he has yet seen, as well as arrive at some intensely unsettling revelations about his own bloodline.

The events that led up to the 1993 novel, Nightworld, are evidently being chronicled in the recent Repairman Jack novels. It's an epic struggle between Evil and Indifferent, with Earth...and Jack...caught in the violent middle. I don't think there is a bad book in the lor of them (or in Paul's entire oeuvre), but I honestly don't believe that I liked any of them as much as I did Bloodline. I found myself with the book in my face at every spare moment I could spare and I was really caught up in the characters and situations in it. Bloodline is a deft mix of horror, action, high-tech thriller, drama and of course the always enjoyable droll wit that Wilson brings to his fiction.

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