"I've chased him for over twenty years, and across countless miles, and though often I was running, there have been many times when I could do nothing but sit and wait. Now I am only desperate for it to be finished.."
In 1944, just days after the liberation of Paris, Charles Jackson sees something horrific: a man, apparently drinking the blood of a murdered woman. Terrified, he does nothing, telling himself afterwards that worse things happen in wars.
Seven years later he returns to the city – and sees the same man dining in the company of a fascinating young woman. When they leave the restaurant, Charles decides to follow…
A LOVE LIKE BLOOD is a dark, compelling thriller about how a man’s life can change in a moment; about where the desire for truth – and for revenge – can lead; about love and fear and hatred. And it is also about the question of blood: what it means to us.
Praise for A Love Like Blood
Sedgwick's account of a man driven to the edge stands head and shoulders above most of the competition - terrifying, thrilling and relentless.
A moving and multifaceted thriller. Sedgwick maintains a high level of tension up until the devastating conclusion.
Stylish, thrilling and fast, you needn’t be a horror fan to enjoy this.
The Sunday Mirror
Classy, elegant and gripping. You know from the first page that you´re in good hands. A novel for a chilly night with a cup of tea and a warm blanket where you start reading and then go on and on, unable to stop.
John Ajvide Lindqvist
make no mistake, this is a genre book (of whichever genre you choose, although I know which side of the fence I'm on) of great distinction and quality.
A Love Like Blood manages to play with vampire tropes while lifting the novel to stranger, more compelling heights. A great read.