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by Joyce Bean,Kay Hooper




Young, vulnerable, attractive, Tessa Gray made the perfect victim. Which was why Noah Bishop of the FBI’s Special Crimes Unit recruited her to play the role of grieving widow. As the supposed new owner of property coveted by the Church of the Everlasting Sin, she’d be irresistible bait for the reclusive and charismatic Reverend Samuel. His fortified compound in the mountains near Grace, North Carolina, had been the last known residence of two women murdered in ways that defied scientific explanation. Though hardly as naive or as vulnerable as she appears, Tessa knows she has a lot to learn about using her unique gift. She also knows that Bishop and the SCU have to be desperate to rely on an untried psychic agent in an undercover operation so dangerous. And desperate they are. For the killer they’re hunting is the most terrifying they’ve ever faced and shakes even the most seasoned agents: a soulless megalomaniacal cult leader who can use their own weapons, talents, and tactics against them. By entering the cult’s well-guarded compound, Tessa will be exposing herself to the dark magnetism of a psychopath on an apocalyptic crusade of terror that spares no one, not even the youngest victims. And Samuel has protected himself within a fanatically loyal congregation, many of whom occupy surprising positions of power within the community. Even Grace’s chief of police, Sawyer Cavenaugh – a man Tessa will have to trust with her life – may be unable to protect her. Because no one, not even Tessa herself, can guarantee she’s strong enough to resist – or powerful enough to battle – a killer who’s less than human.
Download Blood Sins (Blood Trilogy) epub
ISBN: 1423333063
ISBN13: 978-1423333067
Category: Mystery
Subcategory: Thrillers & Suspense
Author: Joyce Bean,Kay Hooper
Language: English
Publisher: Brilliance Audio; Unabridged edition (December 16, 2008)
ePUB size: 1193 kb
FB2 size: 1269 kb
Rating: 4.9
Votes: 676
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TheFresh
Grace, North Carolina is the home of Church of Everlasting Sin it is lead by Reverend Samuel, an evil cult leader with growing psychic powers

When bodies start piling in the morgue that were members of the church Chief of police, Sawyer Cavenaugh suspects the Reverend Samual but every time he visits the churh's compound he only finds clean and perfect church members.

Bishop sends in SCU Agents and Haven members undercover to find out Samual's secret of why his followers are so devoted and why he can't penetrate the psychic energy that surrounds him and his cult.

SPOILERS
Samuel has the ability to absorb others psychic powers and his followers consist of peopel with psychic abilities on whom he feeds off of like a psychic vampire. He also seems to buy up worthless land with run down buildings for some reason.
There is a powerful person who is trying to manipulate Micah Hughes, the FBI director into ruining Noah Bishop
Ubranzac
BLOOD SINS is an interesting paranormal suspense but readers who start here will have missed a lot. The book continues the story of the Special Crimes Unit of the FBI for agents with paranormal talents and its civilian counterpart, Haven.

THE STORY: After the events of BLOOD DREAMS, Haven and the SCU are searching for the man behind the monster. They believe that it is Samuel, the head of the Church of the Everlasting Sin. Tessa Gray works for Haven and has come to help find out what is happening in the church's compound. Tessa is undercover masquerading as someone who might join the church. What Tessa find strange is that the people in the compound seem to be Stepford people -- it is like their entire essence has been stripped from them. People are disappearing from the compound and some are found having been killed in unexplained manners. Tessa and the Haven and SCU teams have to figure out what is happening and how to stop Samuel.

OPINION: BLOOD SINS is definitely the middle part of the Blood Trilogy. In BLOOD DREAMS, the reader is left knowing that there is an ultimate bad guy still on the loose. BLOOD SINS is about that bad guy. However, as the book explicitly reminds readers at the end, there are still questions left unanswered after the resolution of the story in this book. The lack of full resolution takes away a bit of the energy of this book. The paranormal suspense story is creepy and engaging. It is never clear who is who here and that keeps the reader guessing at what will happen and makes the story more compelling. I missed the presence of any romance in this book. While there is some attraction between Tessa and the chief of police, there is never any connection made here unlike in previous books. I missed that portion of the story and it contributed to my vague feeling of the story being incomplete.

WORTH MENTIONING: This book has cameos by several familiar characters from the series that will please long time readers.

FINAL DECISION: For fans of the series, this book will meet all the paranormal suspense expectations. However, there is no romance to speak of in the book and I missed that aspect of the story. The presence of familiar characters will make long time readers happy.

CONNECTED BOOKS: BLOOD SINS is the eleventh book in the Bishop/Special Crimes Unit series. BLOOD SINS is also the second book in the internal series Blood Trilogy. Unlike prior trilogy in the series, this trilogy continues a story and readers should not skip books or they risk not following the story.

STAR RATING: I give this one 4 stars.
Xal
This author has a series that is very confusing. She has a series based on the character Bishop who is a psychic and who works for the FBI, while he is in all the books, he's not the main character in all of them. Here's where the confusing part comes in. In the series she has grouped them together in threes--The Shadows Trilogy, The Evil Trilogy, The Fear Trilogy, and The Blood Trilogy. This is the eleventh book in the whole series and the second book in the Blood Trilogy. You don't have to read the whole series in order if you don't want to, but I would because it explains things better that way.I also want to strongly suggest that you do read the last book of the Fear series before starting the Blood trilogy, and you are going to need to read these in order.

I know this because the storyline for the first time is carried over from book to book instead of being resolved at the end of the books. This one started directly where the first one left off, and I don't have a doubt that the same will be the same for the next one. I loved this story because it has all kinds of interesting twists. The paranormal, old friends showing up in surprising places, and a serial killer whose psychic, who doesn't need to be close to kill. I am warning you that I wasn't able to put this one down, not even to sleep because I just had to know what was going to come next. I didn't see the ending coming at all! I would love to give this more than five stars. This trilogy is better than all the other ones and each book is better than the last one!
kinder
I have read Ms. Hooper's "Bishop Trilogies" from the very beginning (Stealing Shadows) and have not been able to put the books down once cracking it open.....till now. I felt NO connection to the story or the characters what so ever. I struggled for a week and a half to get through this book when I usually get it done in 3 days.

It was so disappointing I am not sure I even want to get the third book in this trilogy. What is going on??? Is the author already planning another book as she is writing this one ???

Ms. Hooper please go back to the beginning and re-read your books, maybe you will get caught up in them again and produce the same quality you are known for.
Dainris
As expected this was a good Bishop unit book maybe not my favorite but it kept me engrossed. I always like Kay Hoppers books.
Hrguig
I have been a fan of Kay Hooper forever and of the Bishop Series since the beginning. This book was a major disappointment. She spent 90% of the book in dry technical descriptions of psychic theory, another 5% referencing every character she's ever written about (it seemed). Even though I have read them all, I was confused and concentrated more on identifying past stories/characters, which was actually easy because of the lack of a real story. It was a short novella with filler and the ending was rushed and anticlimactic. Get it at the library if you must.