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Christopher Farnsworth is the author of FLASHMOB (one of Publishers Weekly's Best Books of 2017), KILLFILE, THE ETERNAL WORLD, and the PRESIDENT'S VAMPIRE series. A screenwriter and journalist, he lives in Los Angeles. ...more

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Christopher Farnsworth Cade will return, but not for a while. After THE ETERNAL WORLD, my next book will be READER, also from William Morrow, out early next year. It's about…moreCade will return, but not for a while. After THE ETERNAL WORLD, my next book will be READER, also from William Morrow, out early next year. It's about an ex-soldier who reads minds, and works as a troubleshooter for billionaires. I intend to get back to Cade at some point; I am not done telling his story.(less)
Christopher Farnsworth That is a great idea. It would also give me a chance to get back to one of my favorite characters, Griff. I've always wanted to do more with him. Ther…moreThat is a great idea. It would also give me a chance to get back to one of my favorite characters, Griff. I've always wanted to do more with him. There's also the untold story, hinted at in The President's Vampire, where the Shadow Company killed one of Cade's handlers and immediately learned to regret it. Thanks so much. Just one more project for the list...(less)
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Beloved Reader!! Thank you, in advance, for reading THE CANDY HOUSE. Before you start, I want to say one crucial thing: There is ABSOLUTELY NO NEED to keep track, as you read, of every person and relationship in this book!!! There are many characters, and they intersect in lots of ways, but it's not a memory exercise or a matching game. Think of these relationships as you would an extended family not your own: You can meet someone and know you've met them before, but you don't need to recall where you met, or when, to enjoy the conversation. Each chapter stands on its own and has no ...more
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“If you eat the fruit,” Sam said, “you can kill the ghosts, but only for a little while. And if you don’t time it right, the ghosts can turn back and kill you.”
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“Humans are our food. You don't want to have sex with a cow, do you?”
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“Helen savored the peace and quiet that only came in the complete absence of stupid questions.”
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“Couldn’t you hypnotize her or something?"
"It doesn’t work like that."
"I thought vampires were all sex gods with the ladies."
Cade looked at him. "What gave you that idea?"
"Uh ... late-night TV, mostly ..."
"Humans are our food. Do you want to have sex with a cow?”
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Christopher Farnsworth Marge wrote: "Hi Chris, Got the book in yesterday's mail!!!!!!!!!!!!! Can't wait to start reading it!"

So glad to hear that, Marge. Hope you enjoy it.


message 31: by Marge

Marge Hi Chris, Got the book in yesterday's mail!!!!!!!!!!!!! Can't wait to start reading it!


Christopher Farnsworth Marge wrote: "Chris, I supposedly won this book on 5-11, but have yet to receive it! Help!"

Hi Marge. I will check with the publisher and see what's up. Really glad you're excited to read it. Thanks for being patient.

Chris


message 29: by Marge

Marge Chris, I supposedly won this book on 5-11, but have yet to receive it! Help!


message 28: by Felix

Felix Thank's for adding me to your friends list!


message 27: by Sherry

Sherry Chris, I am having serious Cade withdrawls. I hope you will feed my addiction soon. I miss your effulgence.


Christopher Farnsworth Sweetie wrote: "You have my vote for sure, love the series."

Thank you so much.


message 25: by Dorothy

Dorothy You have my vote for sure, love the series.


Jennifer Chris, I am developing a twitch. I need more Cade.


Christopher Farnsworth Garrick wrote: "Garrick wrote: "Chris - You are the Man. I just had an Epiphany - Your Nathaniel Cade series is like a "vampire" version of my all-time favorite TV show "24". Red, White and Blood was AWESOME!!"

O..."


Hey, I never get tired of hearing it. Thanks so much, Garrick.


message 22: by Garrick

Garrick Merriweather Garrick wrote: "Chris - You are the Man. I just had an Epiphany - Your Nathaniel Cade series is like a "vampire" version of my all-time favorite TV show "24". Red, White and Blood was AWESOME!!"

O...Kay. So maybe not as epiphanistic as I thought. Apparently alot of ppl also agree with the "24" reference.


message 21: by Garrick

Garrick Merriweather Chris - You are the Man. I just had an Epiphany - Your Nathaniel Cade series is like a "vampire" version of my all-time favorite TV show "24". Red, White and Blood was AWESOME!!


Christopher Farnsworth Brian wrote: "Damn it, Farnsworth! I just finished "Red, White and Blood." After giving all three books 5 stars, I suppose I have to admit that I'm officially a fan-boy."

No higher praise. Thank you so much. I really appreciate it.


message 19: by Brian

Brian Steele Damn it, Farnsworth! I just finished "Red, White and Blood." After giving all three books 5 stars, I suppose I have to admit that I'm officially a fan-boy.


Christopher Farnsworth Krista wrote: "I must say I really am rather miffed that I have to wait until Thursday for the book release. Why no Tuesday release? Two more days is two too many! Also, you have an very beautiful pooch."

I'm sorry about that, Krista. If I could have made it Tuesday, I would have.

And thank you on Sadie's behalf for the compliment. She's a very good dog.


message 17: by Krista

Krista I must say I really am rather miffed that I have to wait until Thursday for the book release. Why no Tuesday release? Two more days is two too many! Also, you have an very beautiful pooch.


message 16: by Sandra

Sandra Hi Chris, I just finished your second book. I thought it was great - even better than the first. Great job, looking forward to more!


message 15: by P.J.

P.J. Coldren Thanks so much. Size XL, if possible. The P.O. Box would be fine. Do you need that address?

pjcoldren@tm.net


message 14: by P.J.

P.J. Coldren I'm not computer literate enough (and just don't have the time right now due to family pressures) to post a picture of myself holding BLOOD OATH - although I'd love to be able to do it. Is there ANY other way I can get a t-shirt? Please? Thanks.

P.J. Coldren


Christopher Farnsworth Andy --

Thanks so much. That's awesome news. I appreciate all the support.

CDF


Christopher Farnsworth Dani --

Sorry, no plans for NC right now. I'm pretty much limited by time and budget considerations. However, if you know a bookstore willing to host, get them in touch with me, and we can try to plan something for the paperback release or the next installment in the series.

Thanks so much for the interest.
CDF


message 11: by Dani

Dani Beckman Any plans to come to Charlotte, NC for a book signing?


message 10: by Andy

Andy Congrats on the launch! There is a terrific buzz in our store about your book among our customers. We have a number of events this week which means lots of folks wandering around...perfect for the hand-sell!


Christopher Farnsworth Thank you all so much. I'm just grinning like an idiot today. I hope you all like the book. And in case you didn't see it, here's some news about the movie deal:

http://www.heatvisionblog.com/2010/05...

I really appreciate all the support from everyone at Goodreads. I think it's made a huge difference. And I'd love it if you kept spreading the word.

Thanks again.


Darcia Helle This morning, I received my Amazon newsletter for new mysteries and Blood Oath is #4. Congratulations! I need a shopping spree soon, so I can buy it!


Eileen Good luck with your release today!!


Sandy Jay Thanks for friending me! I'm looking forward to getting my hands on Blood Oath. It really sounds good.


Christopher Farnsworth Rachel wrote: "Gasp!! Did a published author just FRIEND me? XD

Thanks for the invite-- I have accepted, of course. I am SO intrigued by the description of Blood Oath and I DESPERATELY hope I win it in the give..."


Ha. Thanks for the add. I appreciate it, and I hope you like the book.


Rachel Gasp!! Did a published author just FRIEND me? XD

Thanks for the invite-- I have accepted, of course. I am SO intrigued by the description of Blood Oath and I DESPERATELY hope I win it in the giveaway!


Christopher Farnsworth Laurie wrote: "Thanks for the add! and i LOVE book suggestions *hint hint*"

Thank you, too, Laurie. And here are some suggestions:

The Boy Detective Fails by Joe Meno
Shibumi by Trevanian
Lee Child's Jack Reacher series
John Connolly's Charlie Parker series
The Devil's Alphabet by Daryl Gregory


Laurie Thanks for the add! and i LOVE book suggestions *hint hint*


Christopher Farnsworth J. Kaye wrote: "Almost to the end of Blood Oath. It's one of the best thrillers I've read this year. I look forward to book two!"

That's a great compliment. Book Two is almost finished, but it will still be a while before it hits the stands. Thanks again for the kind words. Hope to see you on the tour, if I'm stopping by near your town.


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